Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons National Park has has much to offer visitors, steeped in history and culture you will find mountains, castles and waterfalls making it worthy of the 1.5hr drive from Parc Teifi.

The National Park is around 42 miles wide, covering approximately 520 square miles of South and Mid Wales. It gets its name from the Central Beacons, which dominate the skyline south of Brecon. They rise to 886 metres at Pen y Fan, the highest peak in southern Britain which is a popular climb for locals and tourists alike.

The night skies at Brecon are remarkable earning recognition as an International Dark Sky Reserve. Blaenavon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rocks are so unique that a large part of this National Park has been designated a European and Global Geopark.

Welsh Mountain Ponies roam free at the Brecon Beacons National Park, living, breeding and running wild in one of the last outposts for them. They are a sight to behold and above you are likely to spot more of the Red Kites that are thriving in Mid Wales.