Our last minute Easter Guide

The Brecon Beacons is the perfect place to celebrate Easter Weekend, with so many activities going on and loads of places to enjoy a traditional Easter Sunday Lunch.

Need accommodation?

The Brecon Beacons offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all your requirements to make the most of your visit to the National Park! Whether you want to bring your dog along so need pet-friendly accommodation, are bringing your family along or fancied coming with a group of friends there will be somewhere for you this Easter!   Plan where you’ll stay here.

…why not stay at…

1. The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny
Special Easter deal:

Two-night stay (based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing) inclusive of the following:

  • Overnight accommodation in a Deluxe room (inclusive of 2 beds – suitable for children ages 12 years and younger)
  • Dinner on one night of your stay (choice from The Angel Menu and Children’s Menu
  • Children’s Activity Day at Abergavenny Leisure Centre from 9am-3pm*
  • Baloo the bear
  • Full English breakfast
  • Complimentary upgrade to one of our cottages (based upon availability)

Valid from Monday 10th April – Friday 21st April 2017. Terms and conditions here

2. Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages
Late Easter Deal from 14-21st April at Church Lane Cottage- 10% OFF BOOKINGS
Apple Bough Cottage
Rock Cottage
Beacons Lodge
Cynfin Old House
Cynfin Stable
Woodridge Barn SPECIAL EASTER 20% OFF 15-22 APRIL

3. Ty Newydd Holidays
Beautiful cottages by the Monmouth and Breconshire Canal. Short breaks still available over the Easter Holidays.
Marina View (sleeps 6). Three night break for £516 commencing Easter Saturday the 15th of April.
Dragonfly Cottage (sleeps 4). Three night break for £410, commencing Easter Saturday the 15th of April.
Www.tynewyddholidays.com. Canoe available to hire on canal to get to the local pub and see the local wildlife.

Where to Go


Meet the Easter Cuties! There are lots of gorgeous newborn spring lambs for you to meet at Cantref this Easter.If you time your visit to our Big Animal Barn right you might even be lucky enough to see a lamb being born.
Easter Egg Hunt
We are very egg-cited to announce the opening of our new Easter Garden at Cantref! Come along and meet the Easter Bunny then hunt for the eggs hidden around the garden. When you have found 5 different coloured eggs take them to our Easter Eggs-change and swap them for a yummy chocolate treat!
Own a Pony Day. Our Own a Pony Day on the 10th of April has now sold out but we still have some spaces remaining for the 17th of April. Book here.


Book your little budding authors and illustrators onto this afternoon of magical folklore and inspiration. Call 01873 811256 to book – limited spaces!


 Theatr Brycheiniog Easter Holiday Shows 

Don’t Dribble on the Dragon

Tuesday 18 April, 2.30pm

For adults and kids ages 2+

My brother has a dragon and he keeps it secretly within a box beneath his socks. He’s hiding it from me…

Tom is a toddler with a cool older brother, a secret dragon… and a dribbling problem that just won’t stop!  When Tom’s endless drooling threatens to tear the brothers’ friendship apart can their dragon’s amazing magic help them put it back together again or will it only end up making things worse?

Based on the fabulous new book by Steven Lee and with magic designed by the legendary Paul Daniels, this spectacular musical adventure about growing up and the importance of family is the perfect feel good show for big hearted adults and loving little ones alike.

Pasha Kovalev and his Fantastic Dancers

Friday 21 April, 7.30pm

Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha Kovalev invites you to join him as he leads you in dance through
his incredible journey from snowy Siberian beginnings to the sparkle of the Strictly Ballroom.

Be enchanted by all your favourite dances including the Waltz, Foxtrot, Salsa, Tango, QuickstepImage result for Pasha Kovalev & his Fantastic Dancers
and Cha Cha performed to timeless classics and lively modern remixes alike, all with Pasha’s
signature warmth and charm for a fun and entertaining evening for all the family to enjoy!

Together with 4 exceptional dancers and his dance partner of nearly 20 years, former Strictly
professional Anya Garnis, experience the pinnacle of professional ballroom and Latin dancing, set to the stunning live vocals of Lisa-Marie Holmes and all the glamour, sequins and diamantes you’d want from this ballroom spectacular!

Romeo and Juliet

Sunday 23 April, 2pm & 7.30pm

Set against a backdrop of conflict, civil disturbance and prejudice in present British society, this timeless production pairs the well-loved tragedy with aerial circus.  This immersive theatre circus production allows you to move about in the space and find a good viewing point for each different scene.

Citizenship. Civil disturbance. Conflict. Questioning of authority and experts. Anger. Ugly scenes on our streets. Abuse. Tragic consequences.

This is our stage. This is Britain today. This is where we lay our scene.

More shows here

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

14 April – GOOD FRIDAY
Meet a Meerkat – 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm & 3:30pm – £3 per seat per show,
Quack Pack  – 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm, Jugglestruck,
Parkland Restoration Tour – 2pm from the Great Glasshouse’s Western Entrance
The Bumbles of Honeywood – Stories and Bee Activities – Great Glasshouse
15 April EASTER SATURDAY – Jugglestruck, Quack Pack – 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Llanarthne Dancers, Archery – Apothecary’s Hall
16 April – EASTER SUNDAY Fiddlebox, Jugglestruck, Quack Pack – 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
17 April – EASTER MONDAY –
Dyfed Carriage Club – Easter Bonnet Parade
Quack Pack – 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm,
Meet a Meerkat – 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm & 3:30pm – £3 per seat per show,
Doggy Day – Bring your dog for a walk around the Garden
More of their Easter events can be found here.
Want to Canoe? 
Embark on unnamed (2)a relaxing river adventure from several different points along the way, with Want to Canoe?  With an array of different routes to choose from, all with their own unique sights, sounds and smells.Canoe hire is available 7 days a week from April to October or why not get more interactive on a GUIDED ADVENTURE SESSION – On selected days during the holidays, booking essential! Details here
Talgarth Mill
Especially for the Easter Holidays, make your own easter egg bath bomb and decorate your own little easter basket to display it in. Great as a gift, or something for yourself!Drop in at any time, and suitable for all ages.
Prices Per Egg:
£3.50 Large
£2.50 Small
This includes one of the basic baskets (more fancy ones also available!) and the mould to take away and use again! Info here.Drop in Easter Craft Workshops  
Find us in The Granary at Talgarth Mill
Family workshops using salt dough made with flour from the mill.
Wednesday 19th April 2017 with Bridget Morgan. Pop in any time between 11am and 3pm
A charge of £2.50 per person.
www.talgarthmill.com,   Tel no. 01874 711352

Easter Holiday Adventure Offers 10th – 21st April 2017

Gorge Scrambling Experience – Rock climbing waterfalls, scramble rocks and explore dark tunnel! You will get wet. Fun for all.  £35 per adult £27 per children
Gorge & Paddle Adventure Day – Gorge scrambling and Guided Open Canoe River Trip on The River Wye taking in the Symonds Yat rapids along the way. £57 per person
Ropes & Gorge Adventure Day – Explore and challenge family, friends on the high ropes then onto the Gorge Scrambling Experience for an exciting session! £57 per person

Price includes all activity and safet
y equipment along with qualified instructors.  Children must be accompanied by an adult, minimum age 8 years.  Visit our facebook pagewww.facebook.com/inspire2adventure where you will find many pictures, video, and reviews that will give you an idea of what is involved. Call us now 01600 891515 or Email liz@inspire2adventure.com

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

Are you looking to get out and try something new this Easter? Llangorse Multi Activity Centre is home to the largest indoor Climbing, Riding & Multi-Activity Centre in Wales – in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. They cater for individuals and families, whether experienced or novice, young or old. And best of all, they’re open all year round!

Multi-Activities, with a difference…From 6 years old you can take part in their popular multi-award-winning half day Indoor Activity Sessionwhich gives a taste of Climbing, Rope Bridges, a Zip Line, Caving and Abseiling!

Horse Riding in the Brecon Beacons…There are lots of things to do at their Riding Centre, too. From 4 years you can have your first instructor-led pony ride. For older children and adults, there are one hour & half day treks for beginners, rides with some cantering for intermediate riders and faster hacks for the more experienced.

Relax at Base Camp Cafe! After an energetic activity session – relax in ‘Base Camp’ Cafe offering a variety of meals and a delicious range of local homemade Cakes!

To start your adventure, visit http://www.activityuk.com or call 0333 600 20 20.

Find out where you can go for an Easter Egg hunt in the Brecon Beacons here.

Places to Eat.

1. Join Foyles of Glasbury for lunch on Easter Sunday-27th March 2016 Celebrate Easter at Foyles with their indulgent three-course lunch. £26.95 per person/£18 for children under Reserve your table here!

2. Peterstone Court
Have you booked your table for Easter Sunday Lunch? Find the menu here.

Don’t forget Easter Sunday next week, book a table and avoid disappointment. We are serving all day. Choose from lamb, beef, pork, chicken, fish or vegetarian goats cheese nut roast.
1 course is £9.95
2 courses is £12.95
3 course is £15.95

4.The Kings Arms, Abergavenny
Come and join us for your Easter Sunday meal, we have dishes that are sure to delight! The menu includes dishes such as starters of whipped Welsh goats cheese, terrine and parfait with mains of Cod, turkey and beef. Desserts include chocolate and peanut brownie and a Welsh cheese and biscuit board…and more! Full menu here.

2 COURSES £20.00                  3 COURSES £25.00

Find out more places to eat this Easter Weekend here

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