Top 5 Father’s Day Gifts and Things To Do in the Brecon Beacons…
Not made any plans for Father’s Day? Did you even know that it’s taking place this upcoming weekend? Well we did, so here are some great suggestions to help you do some last minute planning, so that you can have some fun with your dad in the Brecon Beacons National Park and buy him the best possible gift….
1. Get back to the basics with a countryside adventure…
Adventure Britain have come up with a Summer activity break during the school holidays just for father and sons. Set in the stunning natural adventure playground, of the Brecon Beacons National Park. This involves camping, map and compass reading, camp cooking and finished off with a high adrenaline gorge walking activity.
Prices start from just £250 for father and son, accommodation and activities. Book now and get 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor Clothing.
2. Activities, activities, activities…. with weekend trip to the Brecon Beacons National Park…
Choose from a vast selection of activities this Fathers’ Day, prove to your dad that you can put away your iPod for just long enough to appreciate the great outdoors with a father and son activity break in the Brecon Beacons National Park. There’s plenty of exciting outdoor activities to help aid the bonding process, from gorge walking and canyoning to kayaking and canoeing.
3. Geocaching in the Brecon Beacons…. You could even spend a little quality time wandering the Brecon Beacons hillsides as part of a huge, high-tech treasure hunt known as ‘geocaching’. You’ll have to work together to follow co-ordinates and hunt for boxes or ‘geocaches’ that are strewn across vast areas of land. For more information, see breconbeacons.org
4. A break for all the family in a Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages … Fathers’ Day is quite possibly the only date in the calendar when he’s actually allowed to act like a child, so why not treat your dad to a short stay in Brook Cottage, where the games room boasts a pool table, dart board, air hockey, pinball machine and table tennis facilities. Or, if he likes to pretend he’s actually a grown up, try a short stay in luxurious Cae Marchog, complete with oak beams, flagstone floors and a hot tub on the terrace. Brook Cottage is available over Fathers’ Day weekend and will cost £355 for a 2-night stay. A 3-night stay in Cae Marchog during the week leading up to Fathers’ Day will cost around £1100. For more information or to book, see breconcottages.com or call 01874 676 446
5. Buy a lovely food hamper from Black Mountains Smokery or the Welsh Venison Centre.
Enjoy some luxury locally produced fine foods, from the mouth watering Black Mountains Smokery or stock up your fridge with some fine cuts of venison meats from the Venison Centre. Next day delivers and vouchers available on their website.