Monthly Archives: March 2012

ROOD CROSS RETURNS TO BRECON AFTER NEARLY 500 YEARS

ROOD CROSS RETURNS TO BRECON AFTER NEARLY 500 YEARS The post is by The Very Reverend Geoffrey Marshall BA , Dean of Brecon Cathedral and Warden of Readers for the Diocese of Swansea & Brecon In 1538 King Henry VIII destroyed … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Message in the Mountains from the Fire Service.

Following a few small mountain fires on the hillside here’s a quick post from the local fire service department. It really is important to stay safe, respect the land and make sure the emergency service is warned straight away if … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: Historic Aircraft Crash Site in the Brecon Beacons #Vampire

AIRCRAFT WRECK #1 – VAMPIRE VZ106 The Brecon Beacons rugged mountainous landscape and its frequently changing weather conditions, has had an influence on human errors in the national park over the centuries.  Now and again the Mountain Rescue are called out … Continue reading

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Youth Hostels and Bunkhouses in the Brecon Beacons

Visiting the Brecon Beacons National Park doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to rinse your wallet, on the contrary a weekend break to the area can cost less than a typical Saturday night out.  There are plenty of opportunities for a … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: Hay-on-Wye Circular and a Taste of Offa’s Dyke

A Taste of Offa’s Dyke Path This week’s Walk Wednesday is a contribution from Drover Holidays, who are based in Hay-on-Wye. Here’s a walk that offers an excellent insight to the surrounding Hay-on-Wye area and really showcases what is on … Continue reading

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Art Gems Found in Attic go on Display in the Brecon Beacons

Unearthed treasures from FRSA to MIA FRSA Ronald Swanwicks work was in the attic! Retired artist work is now in the Clearout Carriage – now open to the public Some hidden gems and forgotten works by welsh artists since 1998, from Jon … Continue reading

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Birds in the Brecon Beacons National Park

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A Spot of Bird Watching in the Brecon Beacons…. With it’s vast untouched open mountainous land, the Brecon Beacons National Park is the perfect habitat for a vast amount of different bird breeds.  Where ever you are in the park … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: Sugar Loaf Mountain.

THE SUGAR LOAF This weeks Walk Wednesday by Kevin Walker is a Brecon Beacons favourite that is soaked in legend and myth.  It’s a walk up the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain.  This walk offers incredible views and is not too … Continue reading

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Animals in the Brecon Beacons National Park

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Animals of the Brecon Beacons National Park With 500 square miles of open mountainous land and forested areas you’re bound to spot a few wild animals as well as some farmed ones in the area. Here are some great images … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: The Carmarthen Fan

THE CARMARTHEN FAN Already missing the Crickhowell Walking Festival and don’t want to wait until October for the Hay-on-Wye Walking Festival? Well here’s a memorable walk, where you’ll get to see some of the best peaks in the Brecon Beacons … Continue reading

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