Category Archives: History

Historic Sites to Visit in the Brecon Beacons

People have lived and worked in the Brecon Beacons for nearly 8000 years. With each passing century, different communities have left their mark on the landscape. Together, our monuments, settlements, churches, castles, canals, industrial sites and museums speak of times … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Heritage Day at Theatr Brycheiniog

Dates-Sun 15th Oct 2017 Times- 09:30 to 16:30 Prices-Free entry The history and heritage of Brecon Beacons National Park will be brought back to life at a ‘Heritage Day’ event to be held on Sunday 15th October at Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon.  The … Continue reading

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Brecon Welcomes The Zulus this August

Events for Sibanye A project has been established called Sibanye, meaning “we are one”-to acknowledge the events of the past but to move on in a spirit of support and co-operation. 80 Zulus will be welcomed into Brecon this August, … Continue reading

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Guide to Brecknock History Week

The annual Brecknock History Week starts later this week, running from the 9th until 18th September 2016.  There will be a programme of events devised by the local history societies of Breconshire. Find the full programme of events here 

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Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the Euros

What is CADW?  Cadw is a Welsh word meaning ‘to keep’ or ‘to protect’. Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales. Cadw is part of the Welsh Government’s Economy, Science … Continue reading

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Guided Walks and Sightseeing Tours

A walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park comes complete with perfect picnic spots, awe-inspiring views, fascinating historic sites and grand geological features. To make the most out of your walks, why go alone when you can go with an expert … Continue reading

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New Abergavenny Video – Just Taste It!

A new video showcasing the spectacular beauty of the Welsh town of Abergavenny has been launched this week, with the aim of helping to attract new visitors to the area. The video is a celebration of all that makes Abergavenny unique. … Continue reading

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