Activities

Waterfall Country

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Waterfalls Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons Waterfalls One of the joys of the Brecon Beacons are its waterfalls. They are spread thoughout the park and during periods of high rain they can turn into raging torrents. Yet on other days they become tranquil slow moving cascades. The most popular area is known as the 4 waterfalls walk. There are…

Myths and Legends

Year of Legends – Gwladus & Einion

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Waterfalls Brecon Beacons

There are many beautiful waterfalls in the Brecon Beacons but one of the most secluded are Sgwd Gwladus and Sgwd Einion Gam on the River Pyrddin near Pontneddfechan. These two waterfalls also have a traditional Welsh love based legend attached to them hence their names. Brychan of Brycheneiniog, a Welsh 5th century prince, had 24…

Activities

Ystradfellte Caves and Kilns

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Ystradfellte Caves and Kilns 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 which might be very welcoming after a day…