Prehistoric and Roman sites in the Brecon Beacons National Park
- Maen Llia standing stone
- Garn Goch Iron Age hillfort
- Artist's impression of a Roman camp
In our National Park, you can see evidence of past events wherever you go, from the mountains formed millions of years ago to the monuments left by early inhabitants.
Our landscapes are dotted with ancient standing stones, Bronze Age burial cairns, Iron Age hillforts and Roman ruins.
Interested in history?
For more information on the history of our Park, visit A short history.
To learn about some of the ancient peoples who lived here, visit Prehistoric peoples.
And to continue your investigations by exploring our medieval castles, ancient places of Christian worship and Industrial Age heritage sites, visit Castles, Churches, chapels and monasteries and Industrial and rural heritage.
Standing stones in the Brecon Beacons National Park
There are over 30 standing stones in our National Park. Some of them are ma...
Allt-yr-Esgair Iron Age hillfort
Allt-yr-Esgair is a hill with panoramic views of the Usk Valley to the west...
Garn Goch Iron Age hillfort
The 2500-year-old walls of the major hillfort at Garn Goch are an impressiv...
Pen-y-Crug Iron Age hillfort
Standing on the summit of a prominent hill above the Usk Valley, this is on...
Roman camps and forts in the Brecon Beacons National Park
The Towy valley in Carmarthenshire was one of the critical marching routes ...