Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Dragons Breath of the Black Mountains

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Rising high in the hills of mid Wales the mighty River Usk accompanied by the majestic River Wye wind their way towards the Black Mountains at that point they are parted by the defiance of the hills. The Usk fights its way through the … Continue reading

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A Brecon Beacons Poem: “My Pen y Fan”

It’s all about literature in the Brecon Beacons with the Hay Festival taking place this week.  So here’s a wonderful poem by Tanya Jakomis who wrote this after a walk up Pen y Fan.  My Pen y Fan Stood at … Continue reading

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Hay Festival Special – Out & About in Hay-on-Wye

 Heading to Hay for the Hay Festival? Well there’s much more to this small Welsh town than the excellent lineup of events to attend. Including old atmospheric pubs and whimsical walking, so here’s a quick guide on what to visit … Continue reading

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Tea on the “Devils Table”?

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Standing alone the Skirrid mountain or Holly mountain provides countless opportunities for the keen photographer. The sun rises on the east side of this hill giving perfect light and spectacular views of the black mountains whilst the west side is home to ancient … Continue reading

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New Geology Tours in the Brecon Beacons

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There’s a wonderful new tour guide in the Brecon Beacons that allows visitors to learn and discover about the historic geology in the area. GeoWorld Travel offers guided geological walks throughout the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Fforest Fawr … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Group Wins UK Eco Prize

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The Eco Transport Network is delighted to have won the inaugural Green Transport Prize run by Edinburgh College in partnership with St Andrews University, Edinburgh Napier University, and SEStran (South East Scotland Transport Partnership). The Eco Travel Network (ETN) operates … Continue reading

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What’s on in May & June in Brecon’s Great Theatre

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Here’s what’s going on in the Arts over May and June in the Brecon. WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 7.30PM CHINESE STATE CIRCUS YIN YANG Two thousand years of tradition explode on stage with a spectacular two hour extravaganza. Thirty Chinese artistes … Continue reading

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