The Brecon Beacons National Park is an exhilarating environment to explore with your dog – but please make sure your dog is not a danger or nuisance to farm animals, wildlife or other people.
Stay in control
By law, you must keep your dog und... more
Woodland Visit - Garwnant Visitor Centre
For a great day out for the whole family why not explore oneofthe many woodlands open to the public within the BreconBeacons National Park.
Garwnant Visitor Centre, owned and managed by F... more
If you want to really stretch your legs, this is the perfect place to start. Our collection of walks measuring nine miles or more comes complete with testing climbs, steep descents and challenging terrain - as well as spectacular, super-sized Breco... more
If you're looking for a slightly more substantial experience, our collection of walks between three and seven miles in length has something for you.
Riverside rambles, rocky geotrails and sky-high mountain views all feature. A few contain some fa... more
The Towy valley in Carmarthenshire was one of the critical marching routes of the Romans when they arrived on campaign in AD70. Today you can walk in their footsteps by visiting the earthworks of Y Pigwn marching camp and Waun-Ddu fortlet.
Some of the longest and most tortuous cave systems are found in the east of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Access to the major cave systems of Agen Allwedd and Ogof Daren Cilau beneath Mynydd Llangatwg is gained through entrances in the imposi... more
For a stunning day out why not visit Waterfall Country which isa stunning region of the Brecon Beacons National Park andFforest Fawr Geopark.
The newly refurbished Waterfalls Centre in the village ofPontneddfechan provides a great starting point to ... more
Walks specially designed to tie in with bus routes, so you can catch the bus back home after your efforts – there’s walks for families and some strenuous mountain hikes too.
There aren’t many better placesthan the Brecon Beacons Nati... more
Whether you are strolling or walking at low level or hiking at height, the information below should help you have a safe and enjoyable visit.
Take the right equipment
Make sure you are wearing suitable clothes and shoes for the type of trip you... more
Rory your guide will lead you on a tour of Y Pigwn and Waun-Ddu along with Primus, a feisty Roman soldier. You can listen to their commentary as you tour the sites on foot.
Hear theirfirst hand experiences of why the Romans found themselves in So... more
Start / Finish points: Ystradgynlais
Distance: 1.61 km / 1.0 miles
This audio trail takes you along an almost level path from Bryn-henllys Bridge to the former colliery at Henllys Vale with its imposing chimney and limekilns.... more
Leave the car at home and explore the Brecon Beacons National Park by bus. Not only is it the environmentally friendly option, but it's also a great way to meet other walkers and local residents.
For detailed information on getting around the Nat... more
Celebrate Spring's arrival at our first ever walking Festival in Talgarth. We have castles and mountains, red kites and otters, an ancient hill fort, burial mounds, waterfalls, and a restored watermill. You can take part in the 'Witches Pool Challeng... more
The Walkers are Welcome scheme is a collection of more than 100 towns and villages across the UK where good walking is a given. Visit any of these locations and you’ll find great information on local walks, excellent walking facilities and fantas... more
We have masses of walking routes, areas and events to choose from. To discover more about our Park and learn useful skills, you could join an organised walk, or set out with a qualified walking guide.
What to do
1. Tasters (for beginners)
Rocky ravines reveal all.
Let’s clear up our terminology right from the start. We’re talking here about the Black Mountain (singular) in the west of the Brecon Beacons National Park, not the borderland Black Mountains (plural). There’s a big... more
These walking itineraries have been prepared for community groups and others as an introduction to walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park. We hope you will enjoy the walks and activities.
Summary of itineraries
1 Craig-y-... more
Little can match the enjoyment of striding along our open ridges, strolling along our peaceful towpaths or exploring our beautiful, sun-dappled woods. The Brecon Beacons National Park is full of wonderful places, guaranteed to give you a sense of e... more
Statistics show that regular walking can significantly improve your health and wellbeing. So why not give your legs a stretch?
Walking is the ideal exercise for everyone, requiring little by way of equipment, expense or special... more
Several waymarked trails lead through this beautiful region of the Brecon Beacons National Park, to the most dramatic waterfalls.
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These trails are linear. The distances shown below ... more