Day 21 – Five Festive Fun Things in the Brecon Beacons…

Here are our five suggestions on how to have some festive fun this Christmas when you’re in the Brecon Beacons National Park…

Brecon TheatreIce Rink – Winter Wonderland!
Do you fancy yourself as the next Torvill or Dean? Well this is your chance to give that dream a go.  On the 22nd, 23rd and 24th December, Brecon will see an ice rink put up outside Theatr Brycheiniog along with a Winter Wonderland.  Skate into the festive spirit this Christmas at Theatr Brycheiniog’s Winter Wonderland 2012.

Tickets are only £6.50.  Book by telephone 01874 611622 or visit the theatre box office in person.


A Festive Pint…
Christmas pint in one of Brecon Beacons’ atmospheric and vibrant pubs… A glass of wine or a festive pint, a roaring log fire and celebrative festive atmosphere is always a special moment in a vibrant pub.  It’s not hard to find a pub where the locals to celebrate this’ll welcome you in…


Christmas eve shopping…
Get ready for a Christmas scramble! There’s no better place to grab some last minute goodies than in one of our towns picturesque shopping centres…. As you dash around the windy streets of Brecon, Hay, Crickhowell or Llandovery you’ll probably come across carol singers, market stalls and other panicked shoppers searching for those special gifts.  It’s an experience that only happens once a year!

monmouthshire-and-brecon-canal-baylis-bridge-bridgend-inn-gilwern-48622A trip along a 200 year old canal…
Embrace the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal in it’s final days of celebrating turning 200 years old, after a year long anniversary.  Take all the family for a quick stroll or a bike ride along the canal.  The Brecon Beacons is very proud that the canal was given a new lease of life in the 1970’s, as it’s now an iconic strip of water that has brought happiness to all who have gone along it…

Brecon Mountain Railway
Brecon Beacons
Narrow gauge
TransportTrain trip with Father Christmas on Brecon Mountain Rail
See the Brecon Beacons in one of the most scenic ways possible and enjoy one of the most memorable journey’s you’ll experience on a train.  Visitors will be joined by Father Christmas.  Brecon Mountain Railway is a great day out, and during December Father Christmas will be joining guests on the steam train trip…

Adults £11, children 15 years or younger £5.50, there’s also a family saver deal.  For more details visit:


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