Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

Overview

Learn more about the Brecon Beacons, admire the stunning views, explore one of the trails for children or set off on a walk.

What makes it special

  • Explore the Brecon Beacons

Hostels nearby

Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SO007213

Lat/Lng: 51.881473, -3.443504

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Brecon Beacons Mountain Centre

Brecon Beacons Mountain Centre

Discover a rich variety of land and habitats, from moors, wooded valleys and farmland, to cave systems, waterfalls and wetlands.

Cantref Adventure Farm

Cantref Adventure Farm

6 miles A great family day out, with indoor and outdoor play areas and animal petting farm. Visit the website  

Girl in a museum studying a fossil

Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery

** currently the actual museum is going through a refurbishment, so is closed.  The shop is open.  ** Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery is one of the finest and liveliest small museums i

Welsh regiment

Royal Regiment of Wales

The collection has artefacts from around the world that reflect the history and character of a 300 year old regiment.

cycling

Mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons National Park has lots of green roads, ideal for the relaxed mountain biker. You can hire bikes in the town or have them delivered to the hostel if you book in advance.

Brecon Cathedral

Brecon Cathedral

Because of its location it's thought that the Norman Priory might have been built on the site of an older, possibly Celtic, church.

watersports

Watersports in the Brecon Beacons

This lovely area is great for water sports, so whatever mode of water transport takes your fancy, take the plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water!

Brecon Mountain Railway steam train No. 2

Brecon Mountain Railway

Travel in an all-weather observation coach behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons. The journey takes you into the Brecon Beacons National Park, through

rock climbing

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

Try indoor rock climbing and bouldering, rope bridges, high level cargo nets, abseiling or flying down the indoor zip line!

Craig y Nos

Craig y Nos Country Park

Craig y Nos is over 40 acres of parkland with riverside walks through woodland and meadows. The park is also used as a base to study the flora and fauna of the area.

Cold Glass of Cider on a Pub Bar

Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn

At the foot of the Black Mountains, on the A40 between Crickhowell and Brecon, is this award winning Inn. Visit the Inn website

Mountain biking in Llanddeusant

Mountain biking in Llanddeusant

The Usk Reservoir is approx four miles from the hostel and is an ideal place to get out on your bike. We can arrange bike hire for you from a local provider.

Group of people in the countryside

Mountain Biking in Llangattock

Crickhowell is a hub for Brecon Beacon National Park mountain biking routes, but there are a number of other routes in the area for all abilities.

Group of people road cycling

Cycling in Llangattock

YHA Llangattock Mountain is perfect for super-fit cyclists as the hostel is 1000 foot up!