Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

So if you woke up this morning, kissed your partner goodbye and went to work but then realised it was the 14th of February… AKA Valentine’s Day and thought… UH OH, I’m in trouble!, fear not, because here’s a quick last minute survival guide on how to recover with some romantic ideas for the evening, weekend activities and quality gift ideas….

Last minute surprises for places to eat…

Gliffaes Hotel ©

Gliffaes Hotel ©

Gliffaes Hotel, enjoy some quality food in a peaceful setting with a candlelit meal.  A three-course meal offering some of the finest locally produced foods and cuisine is also a way of getting into the good books of your lover…

Llansantffraed Court Restaurant

Llansantffraed Court Restaurant

Llansantffraed Court, the court restaurant is blessed with an abundance of dedicated small producers, specialising in lovingly grown or reared ingredients. There’s a great selection of meats and cheeses on the menu as well, so you’ll be treating that special someone with a very romantic feast…

Neuadd Fawr Arms, Llandovery, this is a charming local Brecon Beacons pub that offers quality food and drinks.  It’s the perfect place to snuggle up and have a merry time with your partner.

Three special things to do….

Talgarth airfield looking East - towards Ydas - photo- Robbie Robertson ©

Talgarth airfield looking East – towards Ydas – photo- Robbie Robertson ©

Mile high club with a twist
… Do some gliding in the Brecon Beacons by buying your partner a trial lesson with Black Mountains Gliding. Sign you and your partner up, to enjoy some of the best views you’ll ever see in the area.

©BBNPA Brecon Horse riding

©BBNPA Brecon Horse riding

A horse ride, with all the bad press about horses at the moment, show your appreciation for them by taking you and your partner out for a ride onto the mountainside.

Rent a canoe and float down the stunning Wye River.  Where better to spend some quality time then in a picturesque place enjoying the peacefulness with your partner.

Special Brecon Beacons Gifts

Romantic hamper from Black Mountains Smokery ©

Romantic hamper from Black Mountains Smokery ©



Pop into Black Mountains Smokery or the Venison Centre to pick up a hamper, both are just off the A40 half way between Abergavenny and Brecon.

Buy a special book or map in one of Hay-on-Wye’s quirky shops…

A bottle of Welsh whisky, a mini cask of Brecon Brewing beers and a box of locally made Black Mountains Gold Chocolate 

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