Category Archives: family

May Half Term in the Brecon Beacons

From fun-filled days out at Cantref Adventure Farm, magic shows at Hay festival and a summer of stories at Tretower Court, there’s plenty to keep the kids occupied this half-term- May 27 to Sunday June 4. 1. Sheep Week at Cantref … Continue reading

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Mabinogion Touring Exhibition

The Oriel CRiC Gallery, Crickhowell takes the Mabinogion on tour.   Helly Powell is a Welsh textile artist living in Monmouthshire where she creates “Fauxidermy” sculptural pieces which have caught the imagination of many. Best known for her “Parc Lodge” … Continue reading

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Easter Activities with Want to Canoe?

Bring on British Summertime! River Wye Canoe Hire and Guided Adventure Tours. Spaces are available for Want to Canoe?’ Guided Adventure Sessions this Saturday afternoon as well as both Sunday morning and afternoon sessions. want to canoe? is ideally situated on the banks of the … Continue reading

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Blaenavon World Heritage Site-August 2016 News and Events

Events and Attractions  Summer Sundays at Blaenavon World Heritage Centre Thursdays 28th July – 25th August 2.30-3.30pm The Big Friendly Read Story and Craft activities for children aged five and over. Free of charge. Booking advisable, e-mail:Blaenavon.tic@torfaen.gov.uk – 01495 742333. … Continue reading

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Castles in the Brecon Beacons National Park

Wales is home to some of Europe’s finest surviving medieval castles. Here in the Brecon Beacons, we have our fair share. Perhaps the most dreamy and dramatic of all are the weathered remains of Carreg Cennen Castle, perched high up on … Continue reading

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Foraging in the Brecon Beacons

Hello! I’m Adele. You might have come across some of my books, including ‘The Hedgerow Handbook’ and ‘The Garden Forager’, both beautifully illustrated by Lizzie Harper of Hay on Wye. Brecon Beacons Foraging, for me, is the exciting end product … 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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