Category Archives: Personal View

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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Artist Profile: Chris Townsend

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Biography  Chris Townsend studied Art and Design at Kingston University and since then has been involved in prestigious projects such as working for the Delia Smith’s first BBC series. He then went on to work for various advertising agencies including … Continue reading

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Artist profile: Alan Young

In celebration of October being the Brecon Beacons Art Month, we’ll be showcasing some of Brecon’s top artists and give their insight into what they love about the town. Our first post is all about the artist Alan Young. Artist … Continue reading

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A Bibliophile’s Guide to Hay-On-Wye

The book-lovers that visit Hay-on-Wye aren’t just from the United Kingdom, they come from all over the world. In the past couple of days, an American student visited our quaint town, and wrote about her experiences below. It’s International Bookseller’s … Continue reading

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A Brecon Beacons May, Myth and Legend

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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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Out & About in the Brecon Beacons by Anne Griffiths

Here are some great pictures by Anne Griffiths from this weekend. “Julie Bell from the Felin Fach and I hit Mynydds Troed and Llangors.  It was grey and grim over the Beacons and the same towards Waen Fach.  We had … Continue reading

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A Personal View of the Brecon Beacons

This week’s personal view comes for Richard Bowen, Wales Holiday Cottages. Wales Holiday Cottages offer family-run self catering holiday cottages, near the Swansea Valley and are situated on the home farm of the historic Plas Cilybebyll Estate, between Brecon Beacons … Continue reading

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A Personal View of the Brecon Beacons

Today’s personal view comes from Rosie Whitfield who has lived in Brecon for 23 years, having arrived from Liverpool to begin employment with the national park.  Rosie is now a landscape designer, and also a co-ordinator for Brecon Arts Week.  She also … Continue reading

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A Personal View of the Brecon Beacons

Today’s personal view comes from Lesley Giffith who is the shop manager at Myddfai Community Hall and Visitor Centre.  Here are some recommendations from Lesley on how to get the best possible Brecon Beacons experience…. 1.    Where I live could … Continue reading

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My Personal View: From a Brecon Beacons Phtotographer

David Meacham is a professional photographer, designer, writer and editor. A proud Welshman, David has lived and worked in the Brecon Beacons for many years and sells his images of the area to people all over the world as well … Continue reading

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