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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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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
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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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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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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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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Here’s something sent in to us by Ryan Cook, it’s a lovely story so do have a read. Legend has it that Llyn Cwm Llwch lake situated in the Brecon Beacons has an enchanted island, accessible only on May Day, … Continue reading
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Twenty unique world-class Welsh artists will be under one ancient barn roof, late May in Abergavenny! The Brecon Beacons is very proud to be hosting some of Wales’ most famous artists in Abergavenny. Five-Ways Art is presenting their annual summer collection … Continue reading
Tagged brecon beacons, contemporary art, contemporary Welsh art, exhibition, Five-Ways Art, Gelliwelltog, May art exhibitions, Patrishow, sugar loaf mountain, wales, welsh artists
Here’s a blog about Llangorse Lake by Simon Powell from Black Mountains Photography. “A legacy left behind from the last ice age trapped by the deposits from the great glacial fields. Its waters provided the key essentials to the early neolithic settlers of … Continue reading