Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages
Did you know...The Beacons Way walk stretches for 101 miles?
The Brecon Beacons mountain range in South Wales forms one of the country’s three stunning national parks. Largely moorland, the mountains lend themselves to all kinds of outdoor activities and include some of the most breathtaking walks in the UK. The Beacons stand to the south of Brecon and many head to the park each year to view the area’s famous waterfalls and mysterious caves. Our Brecon Beacons holiday cottages are conveniently located for guests to enjoy the natural magnificence and range of pursuits that are part of any Brecon Beacons holiday.
- Wild Welsh mountain ponies roam the park
- Signal fires are still lit on the Beacons to celebrate national events
- The national park is famous for its many waterfalls
Brecon Beacons Tourist Information
Designated a National Park of Wales in 1957, Brecon Beacons is an escape from it all in every sense of the phrase! Its temperamental climate and sprawling moorlands give Brecon Beacons holidays a dramatic tone, yet the many outdoor activities and walks available are perfect for relaxing in the great outdoors. On a historic note, the Beacons are home to many ancient sites and monuments – and there is barely a walk which doesn’t pass a site of interest or mystery.
The many things to do during holidays in Brecon Beacons include outdoor climbing, guided walks, caving and kayaking – all of which have specialised centres and instructors available to ensure your safety and enjoyment. The area’s many golf courses are also popular, and there are many special activities to entertain children. A range of events take place in the park throughout the year.
Brecon Beacons Family Attractions
The dramatic setting of the Brecon Beacons means that there is no shortage of activities to try, or natural sights to marvel at during your stay in a Brecon Beacons holiday cottage. The Brecon Mountain Railway is one of Wales’ most popular railways, and its covered carriages take passengers on a beautiful journey of spectacular views. Why not hop off at Pontsticill for refreshment or to explore?
One of the park’s most enchanting sights is the historic Carreg Cennen castle. Perched on a limestone crag, these ruins make a foreboding sight and overlook Black Mountain and ancient woodlands guaranteed to ignite any imagination!
Dog Friendly Holidays in Brecon Beacons
Dog friendly holidays in Brecon Beacons are a perfect choice for those who wish to bring their pet along for a break. The numerous walks and trails and the large expanses of open land found on Brecon Beacons make the area a great place to explore with your dog, although owners should be aware of any wildlife or signs if they let their dog off the lead at any point. Dogs are welcome on many of the park’s guided walks and to many of the events held in the Beacons.