Tag Archives: history

Walking in the East of the Brecon Beacons National Park-Abergavenny Riverside

The Usk up close. A gentle and easy-to-access walk along the scenic banks of the river Usk. Along the way, you’ll pass verdant meadows and clear running water, see lots of wildlife – and also get an insight into the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Abergavenny, Uncategorized, Visit Wales, walk, Walking, Walking Wednesday, walks | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in family activities, family days out, towns and villages, Uncategorized, Visit Wales, walk | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Go Underground

There are beautiful natural playgrounds to be found in the Beacons, hidden from view…The caves and mines underneath the hills are waiting to be explored! If you’re after an awe-inspiring introduction to being underground, Dan-yr-Ogof, the National Showcaves Centre for Wales is the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in 31 adventures in the Brecon Beacons, Outdoors, Things to do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in castles, History, Uncategorized, Visit Wales | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Five attractions in the Brecon Beacons for the bank holiday weekend

With the August bank holiday weekend looming, head to the Brecon Beacons. We’ve come up with five family favourites. From the highest summit to mountain caves, Brecon Beacons has something for everyone.  Enjoy a weekend in Mid Wales for the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Accommodation, Activities, General, My Brecon Beacons, Outdoors, Things to do, Uncategorized, Walking | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment