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Planning a family trip to the Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog?

Here are some suggestions of how to make the most of a stay in Bannau Brycheiniog

Planning a family escape to the Bannau Brycheiniog / Brecon Beacons?

Choosing somewhere in the Bannau Brycheiniog that keeps the children occupied and the adults happy can be a tough ask but with the variety of accommodations available in the park along with family friendly attractions we can guarantee a visit that covers all the bases.

Why not take a closer look at what is on offer from some of our favourite places?

Simply staying; choosing a base for your holiday

Bryndu Caravan & Camping

Bryndu is a quiet, family run caravan and camping site, set within some of the most beautiful scenery Mid Wales has to offer. It is an ideal base for touring Mid Wales, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons, walking, cycling, pony trekking, fishing, canoeing, golfing, or just simply relaxing.

Getting back to nature, taking in the fresh air, experience the grass between your toes and star gaze into the dark night skies. For more information click here

The Arches at Baileys Barn

Ideal for Couples and Families in Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon Beacons National Park
Self contained accommodation that sleeps up to 4/5 people,  with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. We are dog friendly too so please feel free to bring your dog so you can enjoy a holiday altogether.
The Arches is part of Bailey’s Barn but has its own entrance, so guests have their own privacy and have their own key so can come and go as they like. For more information click here

Where to “stay and play”

By the Wye

By the Wye is a camping holiday with one important difference, the treetop glamping accommodation is already pitched when you arrive. Safari tents come with roaring campfires, beautiful beds, sumptuous sofas, running water, flushing toilets, eco-friendly toiletries and fully equipped kitchens. A holiday at By the Wye Treetop Glamping the ultimate in luxury glamping and is enough to tempt even the most reluctant of campers out into the woods on holiday.

Offering Wildling activities By The Wye offers a place to stay and an environment to get the kids close to nature but with all the creature comforts. For more information click here

Cantref Adventure Farm

Come and visit this great children’s adventure farm park set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. They have a large heated indoor play area which is also adult friendly so you can play with your children or you can sit back and relax with a hot drink and homemade cake from our farmhouse cafe. Enjoy looking at our small animals in our Pet Barn and wander outside to explore the larger animals here at Cantref. There are live animal shows throughout the day, plus all our great family outdoor attractions are available too.

Horse riding is available please click here

Staying on site is possible with their Campsite & Bunkhouse style accommodations.

For more information please click here

Jacobs Sheep Trekking

We aim to provide an experience which is fun for the whole family with out friendly farm animals. Our experiences are run in small groups to give you the maximum hands on time with the animals. We have experiences with sheep, goats, ponies and craft workshops.

Special events are already booking up for the Easter holidays

But did you know you can also stay here? Glamping and camping available, for further details click here

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

With everything from horse riding to climbing, multi activity to accommodation, Llangorse is a great base to plan your family break

For horse riding ideas please click here

For their high level sky trek and other activities please click here

Enjoy accommodations that range from camping pods, giant tipis and “camping how it used to be

For all accommodation ideas please click here

Where to play ; Outdoors adventures for families

Borderlands Outdoors

Outdoor activities in the Forest of Dean & South Wales. Book caving, climbing, bushcraft, archery or navigation training

For ideas on how to get the family active please click here

Wild Trails Wales

Nia, a qualified mountain leader, includes some of the best advice we have read for taking kids hiking.

It’s always reassuring for a family to know that their guide for a trip has a great understanding of children. A smiling child means a good activity for the family.

For further details on all the activities she can offer please click here

The Big Pit

Adults and children alike will be fascinated by the underground tours available at this immersive museum experience.

Discover Wales’s rich mining heritage in this amazing award-winning interactive museum complete with underground tour. Experience the sights, sounds, smells and atmosphere of an authentic coal mine.

Entry to museum is free, a small charge is levied for the underground tours. For details please click here

National Botanic Gardens

From Gruffalo Trails to Exotic Plants and all set within 500 acres of land. Here you’ll find an inspiring range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, the British Bird of Prey Centre, orchid-filled meadows, play areas and a national nature reserve, all set in a restored landscape.  

Tickets also mean you have the entry on the day PLUS for the next seven.

For further details please click here


Our digital visitor area guide is downloadable and available offline. With an interactive map, visitors can be sure to find the best places to visit, things to do, great walks and places to eat and drink. A great tool to plan your visit.

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