Category Archives: Eco Brecon Beacons

Paddington to Brecon in a Few Hours With 1 Ticket

Visitors can now buy just one ticket all the way from Paddington to Brecon A special ‘through ticket’ has been created for passengers to travel from London Paddington, Reading, Swindon or Bristol Parkway to Brecon – the heart of the Brecon … Continue reading

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Discover Wales’ first ever Geopark!

Join us across Fforest Fawr Geopark in the western half of the Brecon Beacons National Park for three weeks of walks, talks and more. Running from Saturday 17th May until Sunday 9th June we give you our top 5 events not … Continue reading

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It’s World Earth Day!

To celebrate our wonderful green paradise that is the Brecon Beacons here’s our guide to going eco in the National Park. 1. To start: leave the car behind Arrive into Abergavenny train station, ‘the gateway to Wales’, and jump on … Continue reading

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 Bike Route of the Week: Talgarth Mill

Here’s a bike ride guide for a nice route through the Black Mountains in the eastern part of the Brecon Beacons written by cycling expert Rob Eveleigh from Drover Holidays.   This a perfect ride to warm up for the Hay Bike Festival. … Continue reading

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National Park Authority reaches new heights!

  You may’ve seen the photo but did you guess what this helicopter was up to this week? Spectacular scenes were seen this week as over 400 tonnes of crushed stone were airlifted by helicopter and taken to a remote … 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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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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Recharge your batteries in Llandovery!

The Twizy Eco Car is coming to Llandovery on the 5th of August! This state of the art electric car will be available to hire by the day and will be based for two weeks at The Level Crossing the … Continue reading

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Bike Week Special: The Experts on Cycling and Mountain Biking

Here’s a ultimate guide from biking experts in the Brecon Beacons.  We’ve picked four expert guides and representatives from biking tourist businesses based in the area to get their best tips and recommendations.  We like to think the Brecon Beacons is one … 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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