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Westonbury Mill

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Brecon Beacons Westonbury Mill

Westonbury Mill There are a surprising number of small gardens tucked away that are open to the public. This is a little further afield but well worth a visit. It can be combined with a drive through the black and white houses route around the outskirts of Leominster.  Westonbury Mill Water Gardens are built around…

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Llangorse Lake

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The beautiful bird hide at Llangorse Lake

Llangorse Lake You will find the largest natural lake in South Wales between Brecon and Llangorse village. Formation Llangorse Lake was formed during the ice age from glacial action. It has a very distinctive shape and you can clearly see it from the surrounding hills. It has distinct areas to cater for very different uses.…

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Alpaca My Boots

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Walking with Alpacas

Alpaca My Boots The beginning of a new adventure Many hill farmers in the Brecon Beacons are finding it harder to make a living from their traditional cattle and sheep. Nick and Louise Bishop at Blaenrheon Farm decided in the Autumn of 2019 to try and diversify. The farm sits on Mynydd Illtyd Common with…

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Aberglasney House & Gardens

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Aberglasney Gardens

  Aberglasney House & Gardens Aberglasney Gardens is just outside Llandeilo. History There is mention of a garden on this site from medieval times.  The real documentation starts during the reign of Henry VIII and Sir William Thomas. He built a house on the site and a chapel to Llagethen Church. Over the next two…

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Carreg Cennen Castle

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Brecon Beacons Carreg Cennen Castle

Carreg Cennen Castle  Carreg Cennen Castle is just outside Llandeilo on the Western side of the Brecon Beacons.  If you ever have an image of a romantic castle sitting on a rocky outcrop then this is the place to be. History It is likely that the first stronghold to be built on this limestone craig…