Monthly Archives: March 2014

Exciting new project celebrates Roman legacy

‘Romans in Carmarthenshire’ is a project which aims to explain the Roman history of the county and provide everything from excellent tourism facilities to important resources for academics. Key elements of the scheme, which has won funding from Cadw’s Convergence Funding Heritage Tourism Project, has included development of the … Continue reading

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Our Guide to Mother’s Day in the Brecon Beacons

There are so many ways to show your dear old Mum how much she means to you on this special day in the Brecon Beacons.  Here are a few ideas for all types of budgets that are sure to put … Continue reading

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World Poetry Day: Alexis Dimyan

It’s World Poetry Day so here’s a wonderful poem to celebrate our stunning National Park and all its natural beauty… Tranquillity Be still, be still – Beauty drowns Sorrows that kill. – Be still, be still – Birdsong soothes The … Continue reading

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Boats, Bikes & Boots – Brecon’s first Canalathon!

Monmouthshire & Brecon are to hold their first ever Canalathon on Sunday 14th September! The 33 mile route will see teams of four canoe, cycle and walk/run the distance of the tranquil canal that passes through the stunning Brecon Beacons National … Continue reading

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Britain’s First Ever Dark Skies Festival!

We are so proud of the Brecon Beacons National Park being one of only five Dark Sky Reserves in the world that there’s now a stargazing festival too!  So come and celebrate the constellations, learn from the experts or simply … Continue reading

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Western Beacons Mountain Search & Rescue Team 50th Anniversary

Western Beacons Mountain Search & Rescue Team is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a series of events and appearances across South Wales. The volunteers show incredible commitment and dedication; during a typical year the team respond to approximately 60 call outs and are available 24-hours a … Continue reading

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IT’S SPRING TIME!

After the country has been battered by storms in the recent weeks it seems we’re finally in for some spring sunshine! The Brecon Beacons come alive during this beautiful season with frolicking lambs, flowers bursting in the meadows and many … Continue reading

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First prehistoric rock art discovered in the Brecon Beacons

First prehistoric rock art discovered in the Brecon Beacons Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and the National Trust in Wales are celebrating the discovery of the first prehistoric rock engraving ever recorded in the Brecon Beacons Alan Bowring (Fforest Fawr Geopark Officer … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday in the Brecon Beacons – Support Local Trade!

It’s that tasty time of year again that gives us all the perfect excuse to gorge on pancakes! Whether you opt for a jam topping or would rather something more savoury, support the local economy and guarantee pancakes of the … Continue reading

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Ten things to during Brecon Women’s Festival

This year’s Brecon’s Women’s Festival takes place from Friday March 7th to Sunday March 16th. We have listed our top ten events to go to during the festival… 1) Creatures from Bogwood – See Great Sculptures… Visit the Hours Cafe & … Continue reading

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