Category Archives: Shopping

Don’t let the rain stop you, it’s half-term!

The photos and videos of the terrible floods and storms across the country does not exactly inspire days out, but not to worry as the Brecon Beacons is equipped with everything you need for great days in. Here’s our guide … Continue reading

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Our Alternative Guide to St. Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air and there is nowhere more romantic the Brecon Beacons if you’re looking to splash out or just splash around. If you’re an old-fashioned romantic or if you’re looking for some alternative activities this year, let … Continue reading

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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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Spotlight on The Hours Café & Bookshop: Three Year Anniversary

To celebrate The Hours Café & Bookshop’s three year anniversary here is the story behind how and why owners Nicola and Leigh set up shop in Brecon… Owners Leigh Hendra & Nicola Bickerton graduated from University and both went into corporate customer … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about the monthly Brecon Craft Fair

I stumbled across the Brecon Craft Fair last month whilst meeting a friend in Brecon for tea. Of course I’ve known about the fair for years and usually stop by at Christmas to pick up some last-minute gifts, but I’d … Continue reading

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Kathryn Roberts to design exclusive glassware for Heal’s

Luxury furniture and homeware specialists Heal’s have recruited Breconian glass blower Kathryn Roberts to design exclusive glassware as part of their 2012 Heal’s Discovers collection. Born and raised in Cardiff, Kathryn spends her time creating eye-catching designs from her shop, … Continue reading

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Hay Fayre – craft fair/ food market/ Festival – 50% discount for BB readers

This just in from the Globe at Hay and they’re offering our readers 50% off evening entertainment, find out more below… 14th – 15th July , Gates open 10am, The Globe, Hay-on-Wye The team behind How The Light Gets In festival are … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Shopping Highlight: Trifle Bazaar, Small Online Retailer Starts Up.

INTRODUCTION OF BUSINESS: **Warning: Some viewers might find content offensive.** A new online retailer recently started up in the Brecon Beacons.  Trifle Bazaar sell comedy/amusing items, and are launching with a range of Olympic themed t-shirts. What: Trifle Bazaar, a new … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Shopping Highlight: A Unique Fashion Label Business

The Brecon Beacons is well known for its World class attractions, activities and foods but did you know it is also home to a top class fashion and clothing label.  Llynfi Textiles design and make their own unique style of … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Shopping Highlight: The Venison Centre

Beacons Farm Shop @ the Welsh Venison Centre What: The Welsh Venison Centre   Passionate about Produce and People. A local Family run Farm Shop, supplies of home reared meat from beef, lamb, pork and venison. We also supply a … Continue reading

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