AROUND the brecon beacons
There is lots to do in the Brecon Beacons from visiting the historic market town of Brecon, the famous book town of Hay on Wye and the small village of Talgarth to various activities including horse riding, canoeing and mountain biking. Take a walk up Pen y fan - the highest mountain in South Wales or a trip around Llangorse lake.
Ride your horse or pony into the heart of the National Park following the trail of the Welsh Mountain Ponies.
The Brecon Beacons Welsh Pony Trails will take you into the heart of the Brecon Beacons where you will be able to marvel at the beauty of the mountain scenery.
Your experienced guide will take you off the beaten track to enjoy remote parts of the Brecon Beacons where you will picnic by a bubbling mountain stream or shady woodland clearing and get a bird’s eye view of the valley below.
The perfect way to spend a few hours in the great Welsh outdoors!
Rock Climbing & Abseiling is a fantastic activity for both kids and adults.
Here in the Brecon Beacons, we are spoilt for choice with such a wide range of exciting and challenging climbing routes on our doorstep, allowing companies the flexibility to tailor their climbing sessions to suit you.
Local Rock Climbing & Abseiling days are designed as a Taster Day and are ideal for beginners with little or no experience, who just want to have a go.
Looking for a fun way to explore the Brecon Beacons & Black Mountains National Park? Then hiring a Mountain Bike might just be the thing for you!
At Black Mountain Activities not far from Cefnmachllys they have been hiring mountain bikes for over 20 years. They have a fleet of 21 speed ‘Trek’ Mountain bikes with front suspension and disk brakes, available in a variety of frame sizes suitable for both adults & children (12 years +).
River Wye Canoe Hire
The Wye is by far one of the most beautiful rivers in the British Isles and one of the few you can navigate by canoe, without restriction, for well over 100 miles.
Based in Hay the company - want to canoe? offer you the chance to embark on a relaxing river adventure from several different points along the way, with an array of different routes to choose from, all with their own unique sights, sounds and smells.
From its source at the Welsh mountains at Plynlimon, the water meanders through miles of picturesque countryside and diverse wildlife, passing the bustling market towns of Hay-on-Wye, Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth; the city of Hereford, and the charming, picture-postcard villages of Glasbury, Symonds Yat and Tintern, before joining the River Severn at Chepstow.
Along your journey, you can expect to see a number of spectacular and fascinating characters in their natural habitats, including kingfishers, herons, cormorants, swans and otters – all from the prime viewpoint of your canoe.