Monthly Archives: December 2011

Day Twenty Five of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar… MERRY CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! Day Twenty Five of Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar is a poem to celebrate Christmas by one of Brecon Beacons greatest sons, Henry Vaughan. The True Christmas So stick up ivy and the bays, And then restore the … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Four of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar…

Day Twenty Four of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar… Celebrates the highest mountain in Southern Britain, Pen-y-Fan.  At 886 metres (2,907 ft) above sea-level. The twin summits of Pen y Fan and Corn Du were formerly referred to as Cadair Arthur or … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Three of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar…

Day twenty-three of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar celebrates one of Britain’s great writers and poet who was from the Brecon Beacons. Henry Vaughan, spent most of his life in the village of Llansantffraed, near Brecon, where he was also buried. … Continue reading

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Some Great Cheese Makers of the Brecon Beacons….

Here’s a quick insight to some of the great cheeses made in the Brecon Beacons…. Create a captivating cheeseboard with Abergavenny Fine Foods, Blaenafon cheddar company  and award-winning sheep’s cheese Caws Mynydd Du . Complement these with gourmet crackers from Cradoc’s Savoury Biscuits. Abergavenny … Continue reading

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Day Twenty One of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar….

Day Twenty One of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar is celebrating last minute Christmas accommodation in the Brecon Beacons. Have you suddenly had a few too many people booking places around your Christmas table this year or would like to … Continue reading

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Drinks distilled, brewed and pressed in the Brecon Beacons.

The are lots of local drinks distilled brewed and pressed in the Brecon Beacons! We’re lucky enough to have the only whisky distillery in Wales, a great local brewery and an award winning wine maker all situated in the Brecon Beacons … Continue reading

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Day Nineteen of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar….

Day nineteen of the Brecon Beacons National Park alternative Christmas meats to your typical turkey… so how about ditching the turkey and diving into a plateful of venison or smoked duck. Today’s Christmas blog might give you a premature Christmas … Continue reading

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Day Eighteen of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar…

Day Eighteen of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar celebrates a Christmas message from Call of the Wild and Adventure Britain! So come on over to the Brecon Beacons and have some fun!

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Day Seventeen of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar

Day Seventeen of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar celebrates some great produce grown in the Brecon Beacons National Park.  So if you still haven’t stocked up on your brussels and potatoes, look no further if you want some high quality, … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar

Day Sixteen of the Brecon Beacons advent calendar celebrates last minute shopping online.  If you’re a bit of a last minute Christmas shopper and are in need of some nice gifts, then how about buying some Sugar Loaf Soaps? They make … Continue reading

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