Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons are located in South Wales and the English border region. A majority of the park is bare, grassy moorland with scattered forestry plantations, and pasture in the valleys. It is known for its remote reservoirs, waterfalls including the 27-metre Henrhyd Waterfall and the falls at Ystradfellte, and its caves, such as Ogof Ffynnon Ddu.The Brecon Beacons Mountain Centre was opened in 1966 to help visitors understand and enjoy the area.

My national parks has the largest and most up-to-date listings for Brecon Beacons national park, we have:  accommodation, attractions, holidays, events, pub guides, restaurants, hotels, festivals and extensive tourist information. We have in-depth resources for all Brecon Beacons activities inc: mountain biking, climbing, cycling, walking, hiking, sailing, horse riding, watersports and general outdoor activity centres.

Also have a look at our Brecon Beacons maps and guides sections, history, geography and weather pages.

Tourist Activities and Attractions in the Brecon Beacons: Castles, museums, nature, wildlife, farms, historic sites, arts and crafts, visitor centres, gardens and parks, country houses and estates, industrial heritage.

Holidays and Accommodation: Hotels, bed and breakfasts, camping and caravan sites, self catering, hostels, holiday cottages, holidays, weekend breaks, inns, activity and adventure holidays in the Brecon Beacons.

Eating and Drinking in the Brecon Beacons: Traditional country pubs and inns, local restaurants, tea rooms, coffee shops cafes and local food shops.

Festivals and Events: Regular or one-off celebrations in the Brecon Beacons, village fetes, historic & traditional events
seasonal festivities, sporting and charity activities and events.

Families and Kids Activities in the Brecon Beacons: child and family friendly activities + attractions, playgrounds+ family events.

Brecon Beacons Tourist Information Centres: When you are already on the ground and you need to know more drop in and ask the friendly local experts.

Outdoor Activity Centres in the Brecon Beacons: Activity centres offering multiple and varied adventure activities, inc water sports.

Brecon Beacons Outdoor Activities Guide: Walking, hiking, mountain biking, waters ports, sailing and horse riding.

Indoor Leisure Activities in the Brecon Beacons: Cinemas, leisure centres and bowling alleys in the Brecon Beacons.

Brecon Beacons Maps and Guides: Ordinance Survey OS maps, AA guides, classic Brecon Beacons guides,
digital map resources.

Landmarks and Highlights: Well known towns, views, trails, mountains, lakes, waterfalls and walks that make the Brecon Beacons famous.

Transport to the Brecon Beacon. Getting there: coaches, railways, flights, roads and ferries.

Transport in and around the Brecon Beacons. Getting about once your there; trains, buses, roads, boats, bikes and car parks.

History Geology and Geography: Learn more about the past of the Brecon Beacons, how it has been shaped by geo-logical forces, human behaviour, industrial development, its history as a national park & general facts and figures.

Weather and Climate: History of weather patterns, sunshine, temperature and rainfall averages. Sources for long and short time Brecon Beacons weather forecasts and predictions.