Places to eat

The Hours Cafe Bookshop

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The Hours Cafe Bookshop There is a wonky green shop on Ship Street housing  The Hours Cafe Brecon, one of the oldest streets in Brecon. The Grade II building is very old but the interior is comfortable and welcoming. Starting out as a bookshop there is now a cafe and a recently added Deli in…

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Westonbury Mill

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Westinbury Mill Brecon Beacons

Westonbury Mill Today I visited Westonbury Mill Water Gardens . There are a surprising number of small gardens tucked away that are open to the public. This is a little further afield but worth a visit if maybe combined with a drive through the black and white houses route around the outskirts of Leominster. The…

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Royal Welsh Museum

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Brecon Beacons Royal Welsh Museum

Today we visited The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh with the Brecon Beacons Ambassador Scheme. The exploits of the 24th Regiment during the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War are legendary and remembered in the film Zulu. There is a model of the battlefield which helps explain what they did that day. The museum also has memorabilia…

Places to eat

Brecon Tap

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Brecon Beacons Brecon Tap

Today I had a pleasant lunch in the Brecon Tap This is a local brewery that has opened a bar serving their own beers, homemade pies and nightly specials. It has casual comfy seating as well as stools at the bar. The sandwiches were tasty and fresh  served on some very good granary bread. Ideal…

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Aberglasney Gardens

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Brecon Beacons Aberglasney Gardens

Today I visited Aberglasney Gardens just outside Llandeilo to see the autumn colours. This country house dates from the 16th century and has had a very varied past full of highs and lows. Other than an imposing house and gardens it was used to house troops in the war. Sadly it then went into a…