Category Archives: Walking

Easter Walks in the Brecon Beacons

A walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park comes complete with perfect picnic spots, awe-inspiring views, fascinating historic sites and grand geological features.   Easter is a great time to head outdoors for a walk and explore all these perfect landscapes the Brecon Beacons.   Read on below to find … Continue reading

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Celebrate St David’s Day in the Brecon Beacons

Visit anywhere in Wales on March 1st; St David’s  Day and you’ll see children wearing traditional Welsh National costumes or Welsh rugby shirts, wearing bright green leeks and yellow daffodils turned into colourful accessories. St David’s Day or Dydd Gwŷl Dewi (Sant) Hapus … Continue reading

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Crickhowell Walking Festival 2018

There are a record of 95 walks over the 9 days and I am sure you’ll find something to interest you. Please book via the website here, it is quick and easy! As well as walks there will be evening … Continue reading

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Top 5 Places to Take a Good Photo in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons is a perfect place for trigger happy snappers, professional or amateur it doesn’t really matter.   With so many diverse scenes from a UNESCO geopark,  magnificent mountains, jaw dropping valleys and plenty of waterfalls you’re almost guaranteed to get at least … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday-Pen-y-Crug-near Brecon

Standing on the summit of a prominent hill above the UskValley, Pen-y-Crug is one of the most impressive hillforts in the Brecon Beacons National Park.  It can be found at a height of 331m on the Crug, a hill just outside … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday-Twyn y Gaer

The remains of an Iron Age hillfort can be seen on the grassy mound of  Twyn y Gaer. Though little remains of this ancient structure, it’s easy to see why our ancestors picked this naturally defensive spot to settle. On a clear … Continue reading

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Craig y Nos, Saith Maen, Cribarth & Dan yr Ogof

We hope you enjoy this walking route by Simply Strolling! It takes us from the wonderful Craig-y-Nos Country Park, through a trekking centre and up unto the beautiful open space to see our standing stones and hut circle remains, head towards the hulking mass that … Continue reading

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