Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons Mountaintop
The View from High in the Brecon Beacons

Where is Brecon Beacons?

Brecon Beacons National Park is located in southern Wales, the park is roughly 40 miles east to west and 20 miles north to south. The eastern end of the park runs along the Welsh - English border

Located north of Swansea and Cardiff and West of Gloucester, Brecon Beacons National Park offers visitors not just the standard park activities of walking, hiking, camping, and caravanning but also very wide range of other enjoyable activities.

These Brecon Beacons activities include caving, cycling, both road and mountain biking, fishing, geocaching, gliding(paragliding, hang gliding, and sailplanes), golf, horse riding, kayaking and canoeing, sailing and windsurfing on Llangors Lake and Pontsticill Reservoir.

Brecon Beacons Hills
Sunlight Kissing the Hills of the Brecon Beacons

The park is also host to a number of events and festivals.

To read about upcoming events, visit the park's website -

If you are going to be visiting Brecon Beacons in August you may interested to know of the Green Man Festival a Folk / Psychedlia / Dance / Americana / Indie music festival held the third weekend in August in Brecon Beacons since the festival's founding in 2003 it has grown in popularity and attendance and begun to include aspects of culture beyond music such as theatre, literature, film, and much more.

green man festival 2007
Crowd Gathered to Enjoy the Green Man Festival in 2007

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