It’s National Picnic Week – here’s our top spots

13th-21st June: National Picnic Week!

Here in the Brecon Beacons we have everything you’ll need for a National Picnic Week without even stepping into a supermarket.

Find out the best spots to have a picnic in the Brecon Beacons and some of our favourite places to buy some tasty local goodies.

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 Pontneddfechan

You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to inviting riverside picnic spots on a Waterfall Country walk to Sgŵd Gwladus.

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Craig-y-Nos Country Park

Lakes, ponds and big valley views mean that the Craig-y-Nos Circular is the ideal walk for some alfresco eating.

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Vaughan Gardens

Take a break from the Talybont Valley walk in a peaceful garden sown with fragrant herbs.

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Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

A short distance into the Brecon to Pencelli canal walk you’ll find the perfect picnic spot, complete with ornate woodcarvings that depict the canal’s industrial heritage.

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National Park Visitor Centre

With spectacular views, naturally beautiful grounds and children’s trails for little ones to explore, the Visitor Centre is the perfect place for a picnic. Get your fill before walking on Mynydd Illtud.

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Llandovery River Walk

Here’s a short, easy walk along the lush banks of river Tywi from the centre of historic Llandovery, a Walkers are Welcome town.  Wonder around the town before going on the Llandovery River Walk.

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The Brecon Beacons is a real treasure trove of fine produce. Tasty treats like our local whisky, cheese and chocolates make lovely gifts, and putting together a picnic from fresh goodies is a breeze. Find out more about what to pack in your picnic basket here and find our farmers markets here 

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