Monthly Archives: January 2014

Totally Locally Crickhowell!

Sitting beside the River Usk nestled in the Brecon Beacons, Crickhowell is proof that family businesses work, adding character and  beating big brands and now there’s a video to prove it!     The little high street is dominated by … Continue reading

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St Dwynwen’s Day Special. Places to Propose

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We love a good romantic gesture here in the Brecon Beacons, so as it’s St Dwynwen’s Day (Wales’ patron saint of love) this Saturday, 25th January we thought we’d put together an album of the best places to propose… So … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons’ Best Bakeries – Buns, Bread and… Cake!

We’ve all gone baking mad in the Brecon Beacons thanks to the wonderful new ITV show, Britain’s Best Bakery  where Talgarth Mill competed against St. Mary’s Bakery ! We’re feeling inspired so here is our TOP FIVE  BAKERIES and places to … Continue reading

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Brecon Celebrates Zulu’s 50 Year Anniversary

Voted the 37th greatest British film of all time by Total Film we all remember Zulu as a timeless cinematic masterpiece. But did you know Zulu was based on the story at Rorke’s Drift of the 24th Regiment originally based … Continue reading

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2014 Guide to Electric Car Hire Brecon Beacons

If you thought the Brecon Beacons was green enough, it just got greener! This year the Eco Travel Car Network scheme is expected to grow and become an exciting prospect for the Welsh travel industry. Using an electric car is one … Continue reading

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The Bakers’ Table on ITV!

Britain’s Best Bakery? Recent finalists in this year’s National Tourism Awards 2013 – Category Best Cafe, The Bakers’ Table at Melin Talgarth Mill are due to make an appearance on National TV.  The second series of Britain’s Best Bakery, hosted … Continue reading

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Good heavens! Garden gets special status

The National Botanic Garden of Wales has been awarded Dark Sky Discovery Site status – the first botanic garden in Britain to earn this honour. The move is official recognition by The UK Dark Sky Discovery partnership of the quality … Continue reading

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Personal View: Upper House Farm, Craswall

Today’s personal view a great insight to the Brecon Beacons from Adriaan Koppens, who is the owner of Upper House Farm, Craswall. Upper House Farm has three wonderful properties on their books in the eastern part of the Brecon Beacons.  1. … Continue reading

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Guided Breaks and Walks for 2014…

It is officially 2014 and visiting the Brecon Beacons has never been such an exciting prospect! There’s more choice than ever before on guided breaks in the area, so here are a few slightly different ideas. Whether you’re looking for … Continue reading

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