A walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park comes complete with perfect picnic spots, awe-inspiring views, fascinating historic sites and grand geological features. To make the most out of your walks, why go alone when you can go with an expert guide, who can teach you everything you need to know about your surroundings. Read on to find out what guided walks you can be involved in.
Kevin Walker Mountain Activities
Kevin Walker Mountain Activities is a small, long-established mountain activities training business based in the Brecon Beacons National Park, but working all over Wales. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality instruction and guiding delivered by friendly, experienced, enthusiastic, qualified, mature instructors. We have a range of courses, breaks and guided walks to suit all ages and abilities, from total novice to aspirant instructor. More info here.
Scenery Explained Wales
Offer guided walks and hikes in the Brecon Beacons National Park. These guided hikes are interpretative walks, packed with information about why the scenery looks the way it does. They are led by geologist and Mountain Leader, James Cresswell, who uses his polar guiding experience to help you imagine how Wales would have looked like in the last Ice Age. If you want a Walking Holiday with us you can stay Full Board at our B&B and do your selection of different walks.
Scenic, historic, natural and cultural tours available daily, and starting either at Abergavenny train station, the public transport gateway to the National Park, or at your accommodation within the National Park. Use the train and do our tours as a day trip from UK cities e.g.: Cardiff, LONDON, Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester. The Brecon Beacons National Park is simply too big to see all the major sites in one day. I therefore offer 4 different tours that focus on 4 different areas of the National Park; Mountains, Monks and Books, Historic Beacon, Heart of the Park and Waterfall Country and The Wild West. Click here for more info on each tour and more.
Welsh Overland Safari
Welsh Overland Safari is an independent guide tour company offering unique overland guided tours of some of the most beautiful, unspoilt landscapes in Europe, as well as rare natural habitats for wildlife. One of Wales’s best kept secrets, the region has a rich and diverse history dating back to well before Roman times. Exploring the rugged mountains, lakes, waterfalls and forests of the area.
With over 20 years’ experience, the founder Richard Davies started Welsh Overland Safari because he wanted to share his passion for the area and share his knowledge with like-minded adventurers.
We’ve designed our guide tours to be enjoyed be all, with itineraries designed to get you off the beaten track at a slower pace whilst including all the “must see highlights”. Smaller groups allow for more flexibility, spontaneity and time to explore. Our published itineraries represent the minimum of what can be achieved on our guided tours and there is always some surprises along the way too. And it’s not just our guided tours that make us different. When you join Welsh Overland Safari you’ll be traveling with one of our experienced and passionate guides namely ourselves.
Black Mountain Activities
Explore the beauty of the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains National Park with one of our Hill Walking adventure days.Offering guided hill walks, map reading and navigation training, all amongst the natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park & The Black Mountains in South Wales; one of Britain’s most popular National Parks and 5th Dark Skies Reserve in the World! The Brecon Beacons & Black Mountains posses some of the most stunning mountain ranges in the U.K and are both within easy reach of our outdoor adventure centre, conveniently located just 15 minutes from Brecon and 30 minutes from Hereford. The Brecon Beacons provide the highest Peak in South Wales, Pen-y-Fan (886m above sea level) while, the range of the Black Mountains offers the rolling hills of Hay Bluff, Lords Hereford Knob & the Tumpa. More here
Providers of Outdoor Activities since 1990, we are dedicated to providing exciting and enjoyable adventure activities, corporate events and team building events. Our outdoor activity centre is perfectly placed in the beautiful Brecon Beacons and we deliver the activities across a wide range of locations throughout South Wales and the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Hawk Adventures offer Guided Walks, Adventure walks and Evening and night walks. All over South Wales and the Brecon Beacons National Park, there are many interesting Walks, whether Geologically notable, a glimpse into South Wales’ Archaeological past, Neolithic, or sites of special interest from a Natural History viewpoint. They select and deliver walks to suit your needs, then enjoy both the walking and the information that their knowledgeable Instructors will provide. Their adventure walks include; Mine exploration, Abseiling, River crossing, Walking behind a waterfall and Scrambling, whilst their evening and night walks can range from quiet ascents of popular mountains to gentle strolls and stargazing or even walking behind a waterfall…