Standing near the northern gateway into the Rhiangoll valley and the Black Mountains this small, ancient market town packs a punch well above its size.
If you’re stopping enroute or using Talgarth as a base you’re sure to revel in the charm and hospitality which this town has in abundance. It has always been a centre for trade and commerce and was famous for its horse fairs up to the end of the 19th century.
How to get there
Check out our getting here page for more information on how to get to the National Park.
Things to see and do
Visit Talgarth Mill and go on a tour of this community-run, water powered flour mill, or eat and drink or buy at the Bakers Table bakery, or participate in one of many activities.
Take to the skies with Black Mountains Gliding Club to enjoy spectacular views high above the Black Mountains ridge
Explore the many paths and tracks which radiate from the town.
Go and visit Bronllys Castle which is a stone’s throw from the town square to get a glimpse of the past.
Be a daredevil and mountain bike your way along specially chosen routes in the vicinity.
Go for an amble and look for wildlife at either Park Wood nature reserve or Pwll-y-Wrach nature reserve with its waterfall.
Pop into one of several shops or pubs to buy local produce and get a taste of local life.
Wander up and into the 14th century church dedicated to St Gwendoline.
Call by the Talgarth Tourist Information Centre, housed in the 14thcentury Pele Tower in the town square for more information about the town and surrounding area.
Go along to Trefecca, a religious community established by Hywel Harris, who founded Welsh Methodism and find out more at the college and museum there.