Monthly Archives: August 2011

Walking Wednesday from Brecon Beacon’s Blog: THE BRYNOER CIRCUIT

Here’s another great Walking Wednesday from the man with encyclopedic knowledge of the Brecon Beacon’s National Park, Kevin Walker. If you haven’t planned anything for the weekend, than how about walking the Brynoer Circuit, near Talybont-on-Usk? It’s a lengthy but straightforward … Continue reading

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Big Skill Festival 2011

If you love everything about the country including the crafts and traditional skills that have helped characterise the beautiful landscape of the Brecon Beacons, then you need to be at The Big Skill 2011. Set up in 2010, this young … Continue reading

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Oxjam Brecon Charity Busk on Pen Y Fan, Sunday 28th August

  Oxjam Brecon is taking its message to the top – literally. An estimated 50 volunteers and sponsored buskers will be broadcasting their support for Oxfam GB from the top of Pen Y Fan on Sunday 28th August. Pen Y Fan … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Walking Wednesday: Llangynidr Moors and The Chartist Cave

It seems we have taken on the marvellous Kevin Walker of Mountain Activities.  as our in-house walking expert! Today he has given us something a little different..  We’re excited about trying out our navigation skills with this one! LLANGYNIDR MOORS & … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Walking Wednesday: The Cat’s Back

The Cat’s Back ©Kevin Walker THE CAT’S BACK This week’s walk of the week recommendation is from Kevin Walker of Mountain Activities. A stunningly scenic walk through countryside made famous by Bruce Chatwin’s book, “On the Black Hill”.  Allow about 3 hours. DISTANCE … Continue reading

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A walking challenge in the Brecon Beacons

A snappy walking challenge with a great ending Are you looking for a new challenge?  Then pull out your walking boots, grab your cameras and get your teams ready for the new ‘Bwlch with Altitude’ Challenge which takes place on … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday: Llyn y Fan Fawr & Fan Brycheiniog

LLYN Y FAN FAWR & FAN BRYCHEINIOG Here’s another great contribution by Brecon Beacons Guru Guide, Kevin Walker. A straightforward saunter to the highest lake in the National Park, with spectacular mountain scenery and great views.  Allow 2 hours. DISTANCE … Continue reading

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