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Brecon Beacons Stargazing

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Aberyscir Coach House

Dark Skies Stargazing The Brecon Beacons is one of the best places in the UK to observe our dark skies and for stargazing. During July we were so very lucky to experience a spell of clear skies just as the comet NEOWISE was passing. This particular comet was visible to the naked eye which makes…

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Talgarth Mill

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Brecon Beacons The Bakers Table

For 150 years the water powered Talgarth Mill ground corn from the local farmers. In 1946 it turned for the last time and sadly was left to disintegrate until May 2010. New Life The 18th century  Talgarth Mill which was once the hub of the community would soon disappear if nothing was done. By winning…

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Ystradfellte Caves & Kilns

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Brecon Beacons

Today I went to the Ystradfellte area to see the caves, kilns, burial mounds and standing stones. The village is very close to the main car park for the 4 Waterfalls walk. There is a pub, The New Inn, which servers meals, snacks and drinks all day. This might be very welcoming after a day…

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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.…