Monthly Archives: July 2012

Holiday like an Olympian in the Brecon Beacons…

Holiday like an Olympian in the Brecon Beacons… There’s nothing more fulfilling than taking a trip to the Brecons Beacons National Park and taking part in some fun activities.  So to roll with the current trends that are taking place … Continue reading

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Bats at Brecon Prom: A Family Friendly Short Walk

Bats at Brecon Prom: A Family Friendly Short Walk Wednesday 1 August: 20:30-22:00 Come and join us for a fabulously batty evening! Learn about bat ecology, watch bat behaviour and hear their echo-location calls using bat detector equipment during this fascinating evening … Continue reading

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Sunny Brecon Beacons!

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The ultimate sunny experience in the UK….  We think there’s no better place to be than the Brecon Beacons National Park when the sun is shining. The green, green mountains sparkle and the hills come alive.  So with the great … Continue reading

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My Personal View: From a Fforest Fawr Geopark Development Officer

This week’s personal view comes from Alan Bowring who is the Development Officer for Fforest Fawr Geopark. “My patch therefore is the west of the national park – I’m officially a promoter of that tract of country but my love … Continue reading

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New drop-off/ pickup service for cyclists and hikers in the national park

A new service for walkers and cyclists in the Brecon Beacons National Park This summer sees the launch of a brand new service to help walkers and cyclists explore the National Park. Ride & Hike (the pick-up and drop-off service) … Continue reading

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Llangorse Lake ban on water activities lifted in time for summer!

News just in from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority on Llangorse Lake Guidance advising against water activities in a Powys lake where immersion in water is likely, after blue-green algae was identified, have now been lifted, the county council has … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday – Five of the Best at Hay Walking Festival

This week’s Walk Wednesday is a round up of five standout walks for the Hay-on-Wye Walking Festival that takes place in October.    The 2012 festival’s line up is certainly looking like it will make it a standout event within … Continue reading

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Hay Walking Festival Gets Better and Better…

WE ARE EXCITED TO REVEAL TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE HAY WALKING FESTIVAL ALONG WITH A BRAND NEW WEBSITE…. A walking festival that’s set to run for a second year with new themed and quirky walks… This October, … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about the monthly Brecon Craft Fair

I stumbled across the Brecon Craft Fair last month whilst meeting a friend in Brecon for tea. Of course I’ve known about the fair for years and usually stop by at Christmas to pick up some last-minute gifts, but I’d … Continue reading

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Kathryn Roberts to design exclusive glassware for Heal’s

Luxury furniture and homeware specialists Heal’s have recruited Breconian glass blower Kathryn Roberts to design exclusive glassware as part of their 2012 Heal’s Discovers collection. Born and raised in Cardiff, Kathryn spends her time creating eye-catching designs from her shop, … Continue reading

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