Places to visit in the Brecon Beacons National Park
- Get a feel for the past at Crickhowell Castle
- Discover our magnificent caves
- Fall for the charm of the Church of St Cynog, Defynnog
- Explore our atmospheric forests
People have lived and worked in the Brecon Beacons for nearly 8000 years. With each passing century, different communities have left their mark on the landscape. Together, our monuments, settlements, churches, castles, canals, industrial sites and museums speak of times gone by.
Today, the story continues. Our hills, lakes, caves, forests and waterfalls are fascinating to explore, and there’s much to discover in our characterful towns and villages. Why not dive in?
Castles in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Wales is home to some of Europe's finest surviving medieval castles. Here i...
Caves in the Brecon Beacons National Park
The Brecon Beacons National Park encompasses some of the most important cav...
Churches, chapels and monasteries in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Quaint, serene, humble or grand, there are many historic places of worship ...
Hills and mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park
The Brecon Beacons National Park is named after the hills and mountains at ...
Industrial and rural heritage sites in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Picture a national park, and what do you see? Is it a beautiful, natural ar...
Lakes and waterways in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Water is a living, moving part of the Brecon Beacons landscape. It shapes o...
Nature reserves, woodlands, grasslands, farms and gardens in the Brecon Beacons National Park
The National Park is full of wonderful reserves, woodlands and grasslands w...
Prehistoric and Roman sites
In our National Park, you can see evidence of past events wherever you go, ...
Towns and villages in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Our National Park is ringed with characterful market towns while, further i...
Brimming with life and wreathed in legend, the waterfalls and rapids in our...
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Big Pit - National Coal Museum
Discover Wales's rich mining heritage in this amazing award-winning interac...
“Penderyn Distillery is the only commercial whisky distillery in Wale...
Garwnant Visitor Centre
Brecon Cathedral started life in 1093 as the Benedictine Priory of St John ...
Carreg Cennen Castle
CADW - Raglan Castle & Cereg Cennen