Day Nineteen of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar….

Day nineteen of the Brecon Beacons National Park alternative Christmas meats to your typical turkey… so how about ditching the turkey and diving into a plateful of venison or smoked duck.

Today’s Christmas blog might give you a premature Christmas food craving…. here in the Brecon Beacons we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to the amount of local foods and quality of meat produced in the National Park.

Here’s our round up of recommended meats that are farmed, smoked and butchered in the Brecon Beacons.

Black Mountain Smokery 

Black Mountains Smokery have been making gourmet smoked meats since 1995, having learnt their trade in Africa.

The Smokery produces some of the finest smoked meats and fish in Wales.
They offer a wonderful range of foods from traditional smoked salmon, gourmet food hampers or gift baskets; the finest smoked fish, meats, poultry or cheeses; at Black Mountains Smokery friendly service, quality and reliability are the order of the day.

Black Mountains Smokery is a family-run gourmet business based in the heart of the
Black Mountains, South Wales. Their award-winning smoked foods are carefully sourced from British suppliers and traditionally cured and smoked at our smokehouse in Crickhowell.

The Welsh Venison Centre  

Situated in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, The Welsh Venison Centre are a family run farm shop, established in 1985, supplying local Welsh produce both locally and nationwide.

All year round we offer locally sourced meat, vegetables, fresh milk, fruit juices and free range eggs. Our well stocked delicatessen department offers a wide range of cooked meats, sauces, chutneys and mediterranean specialities.
The Welsh Venison Centre have a fine variety of meats from Beef, Lamb, Pork, Venison and Turkey this Christmas.

Glaisfer Uchaf  

Glaisfer Uchaf is a small family hill farm of 100 acres, who began selling lamb directly from the farm 9 years ago, and have gradually expanded to include Aberdeen Angus Beef, Free Range Chickens, Aylesbury Ducks, and Old Spot Pork.
All butchery is done on their farm in their cutting room, so that they can supply anything from a chop to a whole lamb, cut, packed and ready for your freezer.  Because of this they can offer very competitive prices as they cut out the middleman.  Not only is their meat high quality it’s also excellent value for money.

Enjoy Glaisfer Uchaf Aberdeen Angus Beef, which is hung for at least 3 weeks and butchered on the farm to every customers requirements.

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