The Brecon Beacons offers visitors the finest of countryside protected within the
Brecon Beacons National Park and situated in south to mid Wales with Abergavenny
in the east and Llandeilo in the West and Hay on Wye in the north and the ‘heads
of the valleys’ of Methyr Tyddfil and Pontypool in the south marking the boundaries.
The historical capital of the region is Brecon in Powys but the area includes eastern
Carmarthenshire within it’s boundaries.
Another important market town includes the historical Llandovery, with the popular
villages of Talgarth, Sennybridge, and Crickhowell offering places to visit, shop
and stay in addition to the other towns.
The Brecon Beacons is a popular holiday destination and caters well for tourists
with places to stay and sights to see. Things to do includes activities such as walking,
climbing, cycling, fishing, golf, sailing,horse riding and pony trekking, pot holing,
bird watching and others too many to mention here.
The Brecon Beacons is also a good location from which to visit many other parts of
Wales including the Gower, Pembrokeshire, Cardiff, Swansea and Mid Wales towns such
as Aberystwyth, Llandrindod Wells and Builth Wells, all of which are within easy
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