Category Archives: dark skies

What’s on at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this month?

Enjoy the outdoors with activities and fun at the National Botanic Gardens this February! For the love of lichen – amazing adventures in a secret world Sat 17 Feb to Sun 25 Feb All day event! We’re falling in love with lichen at … Continue reading

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Best places to see the Supermoon and go Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

A reminder that tonight you may be able to view the Supermoon – so wrap up warm, pack a flask and some snacks and head for the hills. Check out our top ten stargazing spots for some inspiration on where to … Continue reading

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7 Memorable things to do for free in the Brecon Beacons

Some of the best things in life are free and in the Brecon Beacons free can be a lot of fun and definitely memorable. Here are 7 extraordinary things to do for free in the Brecon Beacons National Park. 1. … Continue reading

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View the Perseid Meteor Shower in the Brecon Beacons

Come and view one of nature’s finest shows: the Perseid meteor shower, live from the dark skies above the National Park on the 11th of August. Experts from Dark Sky Wales will help you explore the heavens in their portable … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for Family Fun in the Brecon Beacons

It’s the Easter holidays! And the Brecon Beacons is the best ever playground! There are masses of things for active families to do. Of course, there’s no need to pack every day with expensive activities – simple things like picnics and … Continue reading

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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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The Brecon Beacons Dark Skies

The Aurora Borealis have been spotted across the Brecon Beacons this March, with our Dark Sky reserve providing perfectly clear skies to see them, as this photo below shows. “The only Dark-Sky reserve in Wales is situated in the Brecon … Continue reading

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