Things to do this Week in the Brecon Beacons

There are lots of things to enjoy this last week of July here in the Brecon Beacons…

  • 1. Wild Wednesday on the Sugar Loaf

    Join our rangers on the Sugar Loaf and St Mary’s Vale this summer for a wild family adventure and discover a variety of activities that’s part of the National Trust’s 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ campaign. There’ll be plenty of your favourite activities, including building a den and damming a stream plus some new ones along the way, a perfect opportunity to get the whole family active and closer to nature. Please meet at the lower Llanwenarth car park (SO 271165). This will be signposted.

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    Image Credit National Trust

    Don’t forget your waterproof jacket, wellies and bring a picnic. This event is not suitable for buggies/wheelchairs due to the rough ground and steeper inclines into St Mary’s Vale which is often muddy. Check out the website for more details

    2. Take pART Felt Picture Workshop

    Wed 27th Jul 2016 – Wed 27th Jul 2016
    at the National Park Visitor Centre (Mountain Centre), LD3 8ER.Times: 10:00 – 13:00. Make your own felt and then create and decorate your own Felt picture. Suitable for adults and children aged 5 and up. Children under 12 make sure you bring an adult with you.

    Cost: £6.00 per person. Parking charges apply.

    Booking essential. To find out more and to book a place call the NPVC (the Mountain Centre) on 01874 623366.

    3. The National Eisteddfod2015_08_02_eisteddfod_mawrth_6186

    29/07/2016 – 06/08/2016

    Wales’ leading festival will visit Monmouthshire and the surrounding areas from 29 July to 6 August 2016 with the Maes located close to the beautiful town of Abergavenny.
    Over 200 local people attended the public meeting to welcome the decision that the Eisteddfod is returning to the area, and since then we have been warmly welcomed by people of all ages across the region. More here
  • 4. Hay On Wye Horse Show

    Sun 31st Jul 2016 – Sun 31st Jul 2016

    By kind permission of Mr & Mrs Gilbert

    Classes include:

    Showing In Hand and Under Saddle, including Youngstock, Coloureds, Veterans, Arabs,
    Cobs and Hunters also Working Hunters and Carriage Driving.

    £50.00 to the Winner and £25.00 to the Reserve. Fun classes including FANCY DRESS, (Mounted and Without a Pony) with a £10 first Prize. Dressage, Combined Training and Show Jumping. Fun Dog Show.

    More events here

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