What To Do And Where To Go In 2024 In Bannau Brycheiniog
Nestled in the heart of Wales, the Brecon Beacons National Park is a haven for adventure seekers, culture lovers and nature enthusiasts alike. With its stunning landscapes and diverse range of activities, the region offers an unforgettable experience for those looking to explore the great outdoors.
If you’re planning a trip to the area in 2024, why not connect with one of the local outdoors experts to ensure you make the the best of your trip. To make the most of your adventure, it’s essential to be adventure smart and choose reliable activity providers, as listed below – #BeAdventureSmart.
Here are some fantastic options to guide you in the outdoors in the Brecon Beacons:
Hiking and Mountain Guides
Trigpoint Adventures is a seasoned player in the Brecon Beacons adventure scene. Offering a variety of activities, including guided hikes and exciting outdoor experiences, they cater to both beginners and seasoned adventurers. With experienced guides and a commitment to safety, Trigpoint Adventures ensures that your exploration of Bannau Brycheiniog is tailored to your abilities, enjoyable and safe.
2. Freedom Days
As a new member to the local adventure community, Freedom Days is run by Jane, a qualified and fully insured Mountain Leader and a NNAS Tutor. Get in touch with her to tailor the perfect experience for you and your group on your next visit.
For those who prefer the unbeaten path, Muddy Boots Guided Hiking Adventures offers an immersive experience in the Brecon Beacons and beyond. Their expert guide, Cari, will lead you through picturesque landscapes, providing insights into the flora and fauna that call this region home.
4. Walk Hay
If you’re looking for an opportunity to enjoy some of the lovely market towns in the Beacons, Walk Hay offer some fantastic lowland options, with routes in Hay-On-Wye, Talgarth, Brecon, Talybont & Llanthony Valley areas of the Brecon Beacons.
Riding Holidays in the Brecon Beacons
For those who prefer exploring on horseback:
Experience the Brecon Beacons from a different perspective with horse riding adventures offered by Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced rider, their well-trained horses and stunning trails promise an unforgettable equestrian experience.
Climbing Holidays in the Brecon Beacons
For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre provides exhilarating climbing experiences at their amazing facility with the backdrop of the breathtaking Brecon Beacons.
Adventure Activities in the Brecon Beacons
If you’re looking for a mix of thrilling adventures, Adventure Britain has you covered. From rock climbing to gorge walking, they offer a wide range of activities and ensure there’s something for every adventurer.
For Those Wanting a Slower Pace
Discover the cultural and historical side of the Brecon Beacons with a visit to the Brecon Cathedral and while you are there enjoy some delicious coffee and cake at The Hours Cafe & Shop
Connect with nature in a unique way with Brecon Beacons Foraging. Slow down and explore the region’s natural bounty with guided foraging experiences.
Places to Stay in the Brecon Beacons in 2024
The Brecon Beacons offer a wide range of accommodation, each providing a unique experience.
Did you know that the Brecon Beacons is a Dark Sky Reserve? Many of these amazing rural properties provide stunning locations for soaking up the night sky. Here’s a taste of what the area has on offer:
Here are some fantastic accommodation options to suit all budgets:
Aberyscir Coach House is a tranquil one bedroom self catering holiday cottage in the Brecon Beacons National Park with panoramic views of Pen-Y-Fan. Our Dark Skies offers amazing stargazing on clear nights. The cottages are only 15 minutes from the visitor centre where Dark Skies Wales offers stargazing experiences.
Basel Cottage is an award-winning 5* Holiday Cottage. This idyllic rural retreat is nestled in the Cambrian Mountains and on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park – Bannau Brycheiniog in Wales. Basel Cottage is located only 2 miles from the lovely Market Town of Llandovery in Carmarthenshire. This outstanding holiday cottage is ideally placed to explore Mid and South West Wales.
Offering two luxury cabins, Tynant and Tyncoed, Cwmachau is nestled deep in the Welsh countryside – in the bottom meadow on Cwmachau Farm, just north of the Brecon Beacons. Take in the stunning views of the Honddu Valley from your cabin’s veranda, unwind in the hot tub or take a walk around their working sheep farm to soak up the scenery.
Coity Bach Farm Holiday Cottages provide a rustic, comfortable stay, deep in the scenic landscapes of the Brecon Beacons. The 4 Star Gold Award self catering Cottages are located on a smallholding, ideal for kids and/or pets, the location is totally dog and pet friendly. Get fully involved or just sit, chill and relax, in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Recently opened in Talybont on Usk, Garden Cottage is a delightful property offering a fresh perspective on Brecon Beacons accommodation. Talybont-on-Usk is the ideal location to explore the beautiful Welsh countryside, and Garden Cottage is situated next to the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in the heart of the village.
Host Tracey at Tai’r Bull Cottage not only ensures a comfortable stay but also offers complementary therapy to soothe those post-adventure aches and pains. Situated in Libanus, the cottage is a perfect base to get out onto the hills.
Ty Newydd currently has four self catering cottages which are just 4 miles south of Brecon, surrounded by lush Welsh farmland with the Monmouth and Brecon canal winding past. With views of colourful canal boats and the mountains there is always something to see. It is a great base for hiking, biking and boating. Local villages provide plenty of pubs and eateries.
Built in 1901, Tegfan Garden Suite was formerly a Victorian greenhouse providing produce to the local residents. A new self-catering suite in the Brecon Beacons National Park, we offer a safe and private space for a peaceful and tranquil stay. Boasting views of the garden and facing Mynydd Troed and the Black Mountains.
Join Jacob Sheep Trekking in the picturesque Brecon Beacons, on our Organic farm, for an adventure with a difference. Enjoy sheep trekking and a range of great craft, sheep and goat experiences — and then, when the day is done, stay at their fantastic glamping site with views across the mountains.
For another stay with a difference, enjoy all the amazing activities on offer at Dan yr Ogof Showcaves over the space of a few days, with a stay at their fantastic campsite.
If you’re looking for accommodation for larger groups, check out GroupAccommodation.com, based in Brecon. They have a fantastic range of group stays, rentals and holiday houses right across the Brecon Beacons.
Planning Your Stay
Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast or someone seeking a peaceful escape, the Brecon Beacons has something for everyone. Here are a selection of useful guides and resources for exploring our fantastic national park:
- Tourist Information Centre: If you’re planning a visit, take a stop at the Visit Brecon space in Brecon – the team, of both staff and volunteers, have a wealth of knowledge and can support you with tips and ideas for your stay. More information here.
- Things To Do: Check out our full ‘Things To Do‘ guides, with fantastic activities right across the park.
- Places To Stay: Our website lists the full range of amazing ‘Places to Stay‘ right across the Brecon Beacons.
- Eating and Drinking: Take a look at our guide to the best eateries across the area – more info here.
- Digital Guides: Do make use of our Visit Brecon Beacons Digital Guide install on your phone and keep with you during your stay.