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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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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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Elan Valley

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Wales Elan Valley

The Elan Valley The Elan Valley is part of the Cambrian Mountains, a beautiful unspoilt area made even more interesting by the series of dams and reservoirs. The valley is just 22 miles from the coach house over a glorious mountain road. It consists of linked dams and lakes supplying water to Birmingham. The dams…

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Birds of the Brecon Beacons

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Birds of the Brecon Beacons

The Birds of the Brecon Beacons We are so lucky to live in an area that has an abundance of birdlife flying high above or swopping down over the waterfalls. The Red Kite One of the major success stories has been that of the Red Kite who is now no longer on the threatened list.…