Brecon Beacons
Brecon Beacons Mid Wales

BRECON BEACONS

520 square miles of adventure, heritage, internationally recognised dark skies, towns, villages and nature.

Discover the Fforest Fawr Geopark, climb a few mountains,  trek, stroll, cycle or canoe through and across unspoilt landscapes. 

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Re-connect with nature in the Brecon Beacons

As a perfect antidote to the urban grind, or a stress free alternative to a beach holiday, the Brecon Beacons is the place to visit to relax and unwind. 

Expect to find a landscape infused with its own histories and cultures.

From high octane adventure activities and extreme sports to meandering streams, pleasant pastures and Neolithic stone circles, the 520 square miles of the Brecon Beacons has it all.

The traditional market towns form the gateways to the Brecon Beacons each retain their own charm. Abergavenny, Crickhowell and Brecon are towns with a wealth of history, and where you can  find vibrant and exciting events going on all year round.

Find places to stay in the Brecon Beacons

Llangoed Hall

Brecon

Country House Hotel with 25 rooms, £99-£900 prpn

The Coach House

Brecon

Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £85-£160 prpnb

Old Radnor Barn Bed & Breakfast

Brecon

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £90-£150 prpnb

Swn Yr Afon (Cathedral View)

Brecon

Guest Accommodation with 3 rooms, £78-£120 prpnb

Lothlorien Cottage

Ammanford

Self-catering with 1 unit, £233 pupw sleeps 5

Capel Cartref

Ystradgynlais

Self-catering with 1 unit, £900-£1480 pupw sleeps 2-10

Camping @ Llangorse Activity Centre

Brecon

Camping Park with 50 pitches, £14-£15 ptpn

Old Mill

Brecon

Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £75 prpnb

Aberhyddnant Farm Cottages

Brecon

Self-catering with 2 units, £505-£1134 pupw sleeps 4-6

The Malthouse

Brecon

Self-catering with 1 unit, £79-£100 pupn sleeps 2-5

Craig Y Nos Castle

Ystradgynlais

Guest Accommodation with 23 rooms, £140-£220 prpnb

Bunkhouse & Farmhouse @ Llangorse

Brecon

Bunkhouse with 2 bedspaces, £16 pppn

The Swan at Hay

Hay-on-Wye

Hotel with 19 rooms, £195 pppnb, £135-£155 prpnb

Usk and Railway Inn

Brecon

Inn with 8 rooms, £69-£99 prpnb

Broomfield House

Hay-on-Wye

Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £150-£275 prpnb

East Wing @ Broomfield House

Hay-on-Wye

Self-catering with 1 unit, £1470 pupw sleeps 6

Dragon Inn

Crickhowell

Inn with 19 rooms, £65 prpn, £70-£130 prpnb

Tregoyd /Cadarn Holidays

Brecon

Bunkhouse with 55 bedspaces, £16 pppn

Penpentre

Brecon

Bed & Breakfast with 4 rooms

Dan yr Ogof Camping & Caravan Park

Ystradgynlais

Holiday & Camping Park with 36 pitches, £20-£25 ptpn

Brecon Beacons

Pen y Fan & Corn Du

Pen y Fan and Corn Du are the two highest peaks of the central Brecon Beacons. They dominate the landscape for miles around, and make up one of the most recognisable skylines in the UK.

At 886m, Pen y Fan is the highest mountain in southern Britain, followed by Corn Du at 873m and Cribyn at 795m, and each year more than 250,000 pairs of feet make the trek to the summits of these impressive peaks.

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Stargazing Brecon Beacons

Stargazing

On a clear night in the Brecon Beacons, you can see the Milky Way, major constellations, bright nebulas and even meteor showers. It’s enough to make anyone starry eyed.

The Brecon Beacons is one of the highest quality dark skies in the whole of the UK, making it the perfect destination for stargazers. The National Park became an International Dark Sky Reserve in 2012 and the 5th destination in the world to be accredited.

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Walking in the Brecon Beacons

Walking & Hiking

The area is well known for walking and outdoor activities there are over 2000 miles of public footpaths in the area with a range of difficult highland paths or the gentle slopes. The long distance Taff trail or Beacons Way footpaths are ideal way to discover the area if you have a few days to spare.

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Towns in the Brecon Beacons

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