Ideas for days out with your Dad in the Brecon Beacons – perfect for Fathers day!

It’s Father’s Day on 21st June, so show your dad how much you love him with one of these Brecon Beacons experiences.  Your only problem will be choosing which one to go for……

Monkeying Around – perfect for the Adrenaline-Junkie Dad

Thrill-seeking fathers will love these adventures we have chosen:

Father and Son Adventure Breaks

© Adventure Britain

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, the Brecon Beacons National Park. How does an action packed break including gorge walking, climbing and wild camping sound! – find out more here

Bear Grylls Survival Academy 24 Hour Family Course in Brecon Beacons

© Bear Grylls Survival Academy

The ultimate survival experience gift perfect for father and son to learn Bear’s extreme survival techniques on ‘the most challenging but empowering survival course on the planet.’

Book your gift voucher here

Head to the hills – perfect for the Great-Outdoors Dad

Get him out in the hills of the Brecon Beacons on the following days out:

Sheep Trekking in the Brecon Beacons

Will Lewis

© Will Lewis

A unique chance to go sheep trekking in the Brecon Beacons National Park! Good Day Out has teamed up with Aberhyddnant Farm to create a completely new concept, which is more native than Llama Trekking and more fun than your average walk in the hills.  Choose your own sheep from a flock of especially trained Jacobs and let him lead you on a scenic trek.  Please see website for more information and to book.

Treat dad to the ride of his life with Drover Cycles’ pick of leisure cycling routes from Hay-on-Wye.

leisure cycling hay on wye pembridge cider

© Drover Cycles

Hire a bike from Drover Cycles for as little as £27.50 for the day, time it right and treat him to Sunday lunch at a country pub along the way!  Find out more here

Settle into the Landscape – Brecon Beacons Safari

Beacons landscape with Good Day Out tour

© Good Day Out

Good Day Out have an intimate tour of the Central Beacons’ landscape and heritage.
Discover the hidden secrets of the Beacons and how they were formed, how the Celts and their Standing Stones, the Celtic Saints of the fifth Century, the Romans and the Normans leave their mark on daily life even today.

This small group tour will take you to significant sites in the landscape, including Ley Lines and ancient religious sites.  Please see website for more information.

Hawk Walk

Will Lewis

© Will Lewis

Book a Good Day Out guided walk in the Brecon Beacons with a pair of Harris Hawks. This unique experience gives you a chance to work with one of the most efficient hunters in the world.  These powerful birds will accompany you on a scenic walk and fly effortlessly along with the small group.  Fly the birds from your hand and watch them work in their natural environment as you stroll through beautiful countryside.  Please see website for more information.

Cultured Adventure – perfect for a more refined gentlemen

If your dad prefers a quieter day out, check out the following:

Beer in the Beacons  – A Guided Tour of a local Brewery with a CAMRA Pub Crawl

© Good Day Out

© Good Day Out

The beer lovers paradise! Take a tour of award-winning Welsh brewery Brecon Brewing with Good Day Out, followed by a mini-bus tour of three local real ale pubs boasting a rich selection of craft beers, accompanied by chief brewer Buster Grant. The tour will include explanation of the brewing process, ingredients and tastings of the beers on hand at the time. Then you will be transported to a character-full pub for a tasty lunch (with a pint if you like), followed by visits to two other pubs before being returned to Brecon.   Please see website for more information.

Tickets for a show at the Theatre 

© Talon

© Talon

We are lucky to have Theatr Brycheiniog on our doorsteps who have lots of different shows to take your dad along to.  What about tickets to Chorus of Welsh National Opera or Talon the official number one Eagles tribute Act. Take a look at the full calendar of events here

Book him on a Whisky tour at Penderyn

welsh whisky

© Penderyn Whisky

Penderyn Distillery has one of the best visitor centres in the UK. Learn for yourself the history of whisky making in Wales as well as more general Welsh history in our exhibition centre.  Discover the secrets of Penderyn Single Malt Whisky, Brecon Five Vodka, Brecon Gin and Merlyn Cream Liqueur. Find out more here

Stargazing Evening with an Astronomer

Take him on a Good Day Out  Stargazing adventure with your very own professional astronomer for the evening in one of the world’s few Dark Sky areas in the Brecon Beacons!

Dark Sky Wales

© Dark Sky Wales

Take a tour of the night sky, viewing familiar and unfamiliar constellations of the northern hemisphere, find various deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula, and learn the correct use of binoculars and how to navigate via star maps.

You’ll also be shown how to set up a telescope correctly before viewing and photographing some of the magnificent sights in the night sky.  Price £55.00

Dates – Various from July through to December. Please see website for more information.

Welsh Cawl Supper with a Male Voice Choir

Enjoy a great cawl supper in Talgarth Mill’s award winning Baker’s Table Café whilst listening to the amazing voices of the local Talgarth Male Voice Choir. This great event within gives you an intimate evening with the choir singing traditional Welsh songs whist you have a tasty supper of traditional Cawl stew and Talgarth Mill baked breads, followed by Welsh Cheese, and all within historic surroundings   Please see website for more information.

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3 Responses to Ideas for days out with your Dad in the Brecon Beacons – perfect for Fathers day!

  1. Emma says:

    Hi Could you please post an article about The Big Skill Solstice and Fathers Day weekend at Hay Castle? I can send you all the info if you could help ? Many thanks,

    Emma Bevan

    Sent from my Samsung device

  2. Pingback: Father’s Day Gift Guide from the Brecon Beacons | Brecon Beacons Tourism Blog

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