What towns are near Brecon Beacons?

What towns are near Brecon Beacons?

  • Brecon (Aberhonddu) Another one of our thriving market towns, Brecon lies on the confluence of the River Usk and Afon Honddu.
  • Crickhowell (Crucywel)
  • Hay on Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)
  • Talgarth.
  • Talybont on Usk (Tal-y-Bont ar Wysg)

Is Brecon a nice town?

The stunning market town of Brecon shares its name with the majestic mountain range encompassing it. With the Rivers of Usk and Honddu flowing through the heart, as well as the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal, where ever you are in this idyllic location you will never be far from a riverside spot.

Where can I base myself in Brecon Beacons?

Ideal for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists, Tyn Y Coed provides the ultimate base camp for an adventure in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

How long does it take to walk the Brecon Beacons?

The Beacons Way walk offers some of the best views the National Park has to offer. If you want to complete the whole 159km (99 mile) walk it takes eight days, or you can do it one day at a time at your convenience.

Where are the villages in Brecon Beacons National Park?

Our National Park is ringed with characterful market towns while, further inside our Park, the River Usk, the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal and the shores of Llangorse Lake are dotted with pleasant country villages and sleepy hamlets.

When is the best time to hike the Brecon Beacons?

Hikes in the Brecon Beacons are enjoyable all year round, though it is worth noting that Pen-y-Fan can be very busy on sunny weekends and public holidays. A sense of space is what makes the national park so special, in more than one sense.

Who are some famous people from Brecon Beacons?

Notable people from Brynaman include Roy Noble, broadcaster and Dafydd Iwan, folk singer and politician. At the heart of this once industrial village is the Black Mountain Centre, an old school now converted as a resource for visitors and residents – an excellent place to start exploring the area. Find our guide here.

Where is Brecon located on the Usk River?

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