• 1. Footpath Volunteers Day

    Sat 14th Mar 2015 - Sat 14th Mar 2015

    Brecon Beacons Park Society (Ros Grant) with the National Park. Saturday 14th March 10.00am Meet at Llanthony Priory car park GR SO 289728 OS Map OL13 to carry out path maintenance and repair in the Llanthony Valley. Booking preferable by 10th...

  • 2. Safety on the Hills / Bronze NNAS Navigation course

    Sat 14th Mar 2015 - Sun 15th Mar 2015

    Description:This 2 day course is ideal for beginners and for refreshing dormant skills; you’ll learn useful navigation and mountain safety techniques. This NNAS accredited course is run by Manzoku, a local company based in the Brecon Beaco...

  • 3. Spring Forage with Wild Garlic Cookery Workshop

    Sun 15th Mar 2015 - Sun 15th Mar 2015

    The perfect Mother’s Day gift that is an unforgettable day out experience for foodies with a love of the outdoors! The first part of the morning features a leafy woodland forage along the lovely Towy Valley for the fragrant ...

  • 4. Chamonix to Zermatt: the Classic Walkers’ Haute Route - illustrated talk

    Wed 18th Mar 2015 - Wed 18th Mar 2015

    Brecon Beacons Park Society event. Wednesday 18th March 7.30pm Bear Hotel, Crickhowell In September 2014, Alun Davies with his wife Isobel, long standing members of the BBPS, walked the 180 km of the Summer Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermat...

  • 5. Solar Eclipse viewing event - National Park Visitor Centre

    Fri 20th Mar 2015 - Fri 20th Mar 2015

    Solar Eclipse 2015 The morning of 20th March 2015 will see the first solar eclipse visible in the mainland UK since 2011 and the majority of astronomers will be gearing up for this fascinating event. The eclipse will begin at 8:30am as th...

  • 6. Dark Skies Wales - Stargazing evening for British Science Week

    Sat 21st Mar 2015 - Sat 21st Mar 2015

    Star gazing evening in conjunction with British Science Week Times: 19:30 - 23:00 Come and view one of nature’s finest show from the dark skies above the National Park. Experts from Dark Sky Wales will help you explore the heavens in the...

  • 7. Arts and Craft Fayre - National Park Visitor Centre

    Sat 28th Mar 2015 - Sun 12th Apr 2015

    Free entry. Come and browse a wide selection of arts and crafts at the National Park Visitor Centre throughout the Easter holidays . Many are made locally, and all are individually hand-made pieces to treasure. Car parking charges apply. For ...

  • 8. Brecon Wildlife Walk

    Sat 28th Mar 2015 - Sat 28th Mar 2015

    Birds of Brechfa Pool &the Commons:Brechfa Pool. Visiting Llandefalle Hill and Llangoed Common for resident Skylarks, Stonechats, Linnets, and perhaps Golden Plover flocks and newly-arrived Wheatears, then Brechfa Pool for water birds. Meet Kei...

  • 9. Spring Forage with Wild Garlic Baking Course

    Sat 4th Apr 2015 - Sat 4th Apr 2015

    Learn to cook with wild garlic - during the Spring an evocative and powerful garlicky aroma can be smelt when walking along the lanes and through the woodlands of the Towy valley and it comes from the wild garlic pl...

  • 10. Hedgerow Forage & taster with a Wild Food Guru

    Sun 5th Apr 2015 - Sun 5th Apr 2015

    Stroll along the meadows, river and canal banks and woodland of Talybont with lovely local author Adele Nozedar, author of 'The Hedgerow Handbook' and locally known as the Hedgerow Guru. She will talk about foraging and teach you to identif...

  • 11. Coracle building course

    Fri 10th Apr 2015 - Sun 12th Apr 2015

    Come and spend three days building your own coracle or curach or even designing your own skin boat. All at a stunning location with fantastic views over the Usk Valley with copious quantities of excellent, local food. Skin boats have been used by...

  • 12. Hay Dark Skies Festival

    Fri 17th Apr 2015 - Sun 19th Apr 2015

    A weekend of astronomy for everyone, see the stars, talk with experts, explore the wonders of the Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve with a full programme of events. Here is just a taster of events happening Series of special lectures in the P...

  • 13. Spring Forage with Wild Garlic Bake

    Sun 19th Apr 2015 - Sun 19th Apr 2015

    A fantastic day out for foodies with a love of the outdoors! The first part of the morning features a leafy woodland forage along the lovely Towy Valley for the fragrant leaves and flowers of wild garlic, with the rest of the day cooking and baking...

  • 14. Finding your way - OS basic skills course

    Wed 22nd Apr 2015 - Wed 22nd Apr 2015

    National Park Visitor Centre Our one day course is a chance to take a walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park in the company of one of our qualified instructors. Along the way you'll learn some simple map reading skills and with plenty of ti...

  • 15. Dark Skies Festival at Trecastle

    Fri 24th Apr 2015 - Fri 24th Apr 2015

    Trecastle is planning it's 1st ever Dark Skies event, which will take place on 24th April. Details to be confirmed, but highlights will include Dark Sky Wale's planetarium with digital planet display, and we hope to catch sight of the Lyr...