Category Archives: Outdoors

Cafe Cycle Rides in the Brecon Beacons

Cycling and food! Two great ways to enjoy a day. You can eat lots and then burn it off on a glorious bike ride. The Brecon Beacons is blessed with some wonderful cafes and bike rides, so why not combine … Continue reading

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Black Mountains ‘Special Places’ Campaign

The Brecon Beacons National Park features in a short film of a stunning mountain bike trip to coincide with The National Trust’s ‘Special Places’ campaign They launched the initiative at the Hay Festival in May to find Wales’ most special … Continue reading

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Mum, I’m bored!

Although we are looking forward to those six weeks to spend time with family, we can’t help but fear those countless hours of sticky fingers, an upturned house and “Mum, I’m bored!” hailing from downstairs at 6am. Well, for those who are … Continue reading

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Daunted by Welsh hills? The answer is electric!

There’s no denying Wales has a lot to offer cyclists – both on and off road: wonderful scenery, mountain roads, historic sites and great food. But one thing it also has in abundance is hills..   Whichever direction you point … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Father’s Day Guide!

It’s coming up to that time of year again when we need to show old Dad how much he means to us. The Brecon Beacons is a great place for unique gifts, days out or activities to enjoy together. Here’s … 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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 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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24 Hours in & around Brecon

Artist and famous visual designer Chris Townsend recently visited the Brecon Beacons to show us his experience through art in a 24 hour stop over. Chris spent a day in and around Brecon following a itinerary to see the best of the … Continue reading

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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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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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