Free weekend travel for all on TrawsCymru buses. Come and explore the Brecon Beacons.

Take your family on a free adventure using a TrawsCymru bus this weekend. All of the TrawsCymru buses including the T4 which departs Cardiff and heads up the A470 to Brecon into the Brecon Beacons every 2 hours.   Plan your journey here

There is plenty to do and enjoy in the Brecon Beacons without your car, so it’s the perfect excuse to leave the car at home and explore our National Park by bus. Not only is it the environmentally friendly option, but it’s also a great way to meet other walkers and local residents whilst taking in all the beautiful landscapes.

Corn Du at Sunset, Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK

Enjoy a walk up the Great Pen y Fan

This walk is perfect for the T4 route as there is a bus stop right at the bottom of the mountain.  Find out more about the walk here.

Family Walks by bus

The booklet tells you everything you need to know about 10 walks that the whole family can enjoy.  Leave the car, all the walks begin and end at easily accessible bus stops.

Highlights include:

Storey Arms to the National Park Visitor Centre – a moderate one-way walk through an inspiring mountainous landscape that’s home to rare flora and fauna. Steep descents, rocky ravines and peaceful country lanes all feature on a journey that’s packed with variety, ending at the National Park Visitor Centre. (find out more about the route here)

Brecon to Pencelli  – take a gentle stroll along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Once a key industrial route, the canal now offers a serene and scenic pathway through some of the National Park’s prettiest scenery. Find the route here

The walks are specially designed to tie in with bus routes, so you can catch the bus back home after your efforts – there are walks for families and some strenuous mountain hikes too.  For detailed information on getting around the National Park by bus, please click here.

Explore Brecon,  a beautiful market town

Brecon located in the heart of the National Park and is the main market town in the Brecon Beacons and has an array of interesting and unusual shops selling antiques, local arts and the finest Welsh food produce.  It’s a perfect base for either a low-key day out on the canal or an energetic adventure on the hills by bike, on foot or on horseback.  Check out our town guide here.  It’s a stop on the T4 route so perfect for spending a few hours or longer.

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