Category Archives: Activities

Come and experience our dark skies

A lunar eclipse, snow moon and a comet will spectacularly light up our night skies this February 10th!   Snow Moon February’s full moon is traditionally called the Snow Moon because usually the heaviest snows fall in February. Deep snow made … Continue reading

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Bike Shop Challenges to ‘Ride Everest’

A local bike shop is challenging cyclists to ride to the top of Mount Everest – without ever leaving the Black Mountains. The Gospel Pass Everesting Challenge is being organised by Hay-on-Wye’s Drover Cycles. Taking place in June this year, … Continue reading

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Best Autumn Walks in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons comes alive in the autumn, with crisp leaves and roaring open fires in cosy inns and pubs. Head outdoors and go for a rejuvenating walk in many of the breathtaking spots in the Brecon Beacons. Woodland Walks-The Brecon … Continue reading

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Great Value Summer Holidays in the Brecon Beacons!

The Brecon Beacons is probably one of the best places to enjoy a free day out. With our beautiful landscapes and wildlife in abundance there are plenty of free things to see and do, even if its just a stroll … Continue reading

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Abergavenny Festival of Cycling

The 13th-17th of July sees the return of the Abergavenny Festival of Cycling. As we all know the Brecon Beacons is a haven for all outdoor sports, with Cycling being a main attraction of the area. With Abergavenny recently holding … Continue reading

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Get up close to Red Kites this Weekend

If you have seen our Essential Guide to the Brecon Beacons, you may have noticed a photo of a red kite on the front cover. This was taken by award winning nature photographer Gareth Scanlon. Gareth has also recently won a … Continue reading

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Our top Bluebell Walks in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons has some great nature reserves and woodlands which at this time of year produce a fantastic array of bluebells and other wild flowers.  Here’s our top bluebell walks for you to enjoy, with your family, loved one, … Continue reading

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