Monthly Archives: January 2012

Special offers in the Brecon Beacons

Special offers for February in the Brecon Beacons   Black Mountain Activities are offering 30% off all activities in February. Family and children’s half-term activities from only £25.00 per child per day.  For more information visit their website or call … Continue reading

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Champions of the Brecon Beacons…

Penderyn Whisky, the only whisky distillery in Wales, recently won some awards at one of the most prestigious events in the industry… Penderyn Distillery, has been acclaimed as one of the world’s best after winning Gold at the 2011 International Wine and … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: A stroll along the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal from Crickhowell

This week’s Walk Wednesday is a trot down the canal from Crickhowell by our Walk Wednesday hero Kevin Walker, Mountain Activities. A STROLL ALONG THE CANAL (& BACK!) A gentle and diverse stroll through the Usk Valley near Crickhowell.  Allow about … Continue reading

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Top 5 Places to Take a Good Photo in Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons is a perfect place for trigger happy snappers, professional or amateur it doesn’t really matter.   With so many diverse scenes from a UNESCO geopark,  magnificent mountains, jaw dropping valleys and plenty of waterfalls you’re almost guaranteed to get at least … Continue reading

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South Pole Record Breaker to Tour in Brecon Beacons

Felicity Aston has become the first woman ever to ski across Antarctica solo.  She completed her journey Monday morning, after pulling two sledges for 59 days across 1,084 miles of ice and snow. Her aim was to complete the trek by the 26/1/2012 … Continue reading

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St Dwynwyn’s Day/ Burns Night at the Felin Fach Griffin

This just in from Julie, Manager at the Felin Fach Griffin and it looks to be a great night… We’re wondering what on earth Cullen Skink is, in fact we may need someone to translate the whole menu. Can anyone … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: A Walk to the Great Pen-Y-Fan

PEN Y FAN - The easiest way to the top of Pen y Fan and Corn Du. This week’s Walk Wednesday is all about the highest peak in the national park and southern Britain.  Here’s another great guide, from the man … Continue reading

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Award-winning afternoon tea upgrade in January at The Angel in Abergavenny

Special offer: afternoon tea bookings get a free upgrade to High Tea up to 31 January 2012. The Angel Hotel in Abergavenny are members of the prestigious UK Tea Guild having previously held an ‘Award of Excellence’ since 2008. Only … Continue reading

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Celebrating Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal 200th Anniversary

Brecon Beacons National Park helping to celebrate Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal 200th Anniversary Does your dog have what it takes to win the Canal Dog of the Year competition? Don’t deny your dog the shot of newspaper fame!  Enter your … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: MacNamara’s Circuit

A very Happy New Year to our followers.  We are starting 2012 with our first Walk Wednesday of the year. A big welcome back to Kevin Walker,from Mountain Activities, who we have missed over the last two months.  Poor Kevin … Continue reading

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