Category Archives: towns and villages

Our Guide to Brynamman

The village sits at the top of the Amman Valley in the shadow of the Black Mountain. Notable people from Brynaman include Roy Noble, broadcaster and Dafydd Iwan, folk singer and politician. At the heart of this once industrial village … Continue reading

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Walkers are Welcome

The Walkers are Welcome scheme is a collection of more than 100 towns and villages across the UK where good walking is a given. Visit any of these locations and you’ll find great information on local walks, excellent walking facilities … Continue reading

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Our Guide to Llandovery

Llandovery is a great base for enjoying the western Brecon Beacons. Llandovery is an ancient market and droving town, and has been home to a host of interesting historical characters. One of the most famous residents is Llywelynap Gruffydd, a statue … Continue reading

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Our Guide to Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil lies just to the south of the National Park’s boundary and is the perfect setting for a wide range of activities and attractions. Days out for all the family can be spent in the local forests and hills … Continue reading

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Our Guide to Talgarth

Once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Brycheiniog, this small, friendly riverside town which is located on the Eastern side Brecon Beacons National Park has peaceful churches and wonderful views of rolling hillsides.   Talgarth is a gateway to the … Continue reading

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Our guide to Llandeilo

Llandeilo-nestled in the Towy Valley, Carmathenshire and on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Llandeilo has an excellent range of independently owned shops and its own award winning brewery, Evan-Evans.the Llandeilo Gospel Book,, a beautifully illuminated biblical … Continue reading

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Our Guide to Llangorse and Bwlch

Llangorse Llangorse has the largest natural lake in south Wales, formed thousands of years ago when moving ice pushed and scraped its way along, whaping the landscape seen today. When the ice finally melted this debris was left to form … Continue reading

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