Day 22 of the Brecon Beacons Advent Calendar…

christmas_present_1Day 23 of the advent calendar is a suggestion on why you should come and visit the Brecon Beacons 2013.  There are also some Christmas gift ideas for event and festival tickets that take place early in the year.  Here are some of our top picks for things going on in early 2013…

Crannog & Boardwalk (Llangorse)

Crannog & Boardwalk (Llangorse)

Sat 5 January 09.30 – 12.30: Annual Winter Bird Walk at Llangors Lake… entertaining and informative walk to look at the hundreds of winter wildfowl and other birds. Park and meet at Ty Mawr Farm (GR SO 124260) for a 2-3 hour walk, followed by soup and roll. Suggested donation £3. Organised by Brecknock Wildlife Trust.

Sat 2 Feb 9.30 – 13:00: Brecon wildlife walk …
Circular wildlife walk of about 4 miles by the Usk and Canal, chiefly for birds such as Goosanders, Dippers and Siskins. Start and finish at Theatr Brycheiniog car park (GR SO 046283). Suitable winter clothing and footwear, some parts could be muddy. Suggested donation £3. Organised by Brecknock Wildlife Trust.

BlaenavonFri 22 Feb: 10:30 – 13:00
Woodland Archaeology…
This minibus tour with several short walks (with some steep ground) will explore archaeological features that relate to past woodland management in the Blaenavon area. Grade: Moderate. Bring: Walking Boots and waterproofs. Cost: £3. Meet: Blaenavon World Heritage Centre. Booking essential on: 01495 742333 A Forgotten Landscapes event.  

Crickhowell Walking Festival

Crickhowell Walking Festival

1st to 10th March 2013 – Crickhowell Walking Festival
The Crickhowell Walking Festival takes place around the beginning of March each year and lasts nine days. It consists of a number of guided walks of various grades, all led by local experienced guides. There is something for every level of walker, whether you are happy trekking all day across the tops of the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons or would rather keep to paths and the lower slopes.

Radnorshire Hills

12-14 April 2013 Hay Bike Fest 2013

The First Ever Hay Bike Festival 12-14 April 2013
The three-day event, will take place in April, to celebrate the fabulous opportunities for mountain biking, road cycling and leisure riding around Hay.

For more information click here 

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