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My Brecon Beacons

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Native ponies in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons National Park We moved to the Brecon Beacons twelve years ago after years of travelling the world for work and pleasure. We live in an old Victorian Rectory which also has a coach house. This is now a comfortable holiday cottage for two with frankly views of the mountains to die for.…

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The Gurkha Walk

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The Gurkha Walk The Nepalese community were looking for a project to thank the people of Brecon for their generosity after an earthquake devastated Nepal in 2015. From this desire The Gurkha Walk was born. The previously unnamed path leads from Brecon Prom to Fenni Fach. It was opened at a ceremony attended by Brecon…

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Maendu Well

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Brecon Beacons

Ancient Brecon Maendu Well Many ancient wells like Maendu Well were considered to have magic properties, many related to healing and restoration. One of the only written records of Maendu Well refers to it’s special powers to find love!   Maendu Well was used by lovers who offered pins and wished earnestly This is the…

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Poetry Stones and Bench

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Brecon Beacons

Poetry Stones and Bench The Poetry stones and Bench were built to celebrate part of the Wales Way. The A470 is also known as The Cambrian Way and is one of the three driving routes of The Wales Way. The route passes through some of the most spectacular parts of the Brecon Beacons including Pen-Y-Fan.…

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Mountain & Moorland Ambassador

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Brecon Beacons

Black Mountain Ambassador During 2019 I took part in a training course to become a Mountain & Moorland Ambassador for the Black Mountains. The Black Mountains Located in the east of Brecon Beacons National Park, the Black Mountains spreads across parts of Powys, Monmouthshire and Herefordshire. The Black Mountains are a range of hills and…