Brecon Beacons National Park Authority Ambassador course.
This course is a three day course on the following dates, you will be paying for the three days on one ticket with a total cost of £36.00.
Tuesday 18th September 2018 Sense of Place 10am-4pm at Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre, Libanus, LD3 8DR.
The day explores the concept of a sense of place and discusses what makes the Brecon Beacons special. The day provides you with the knowledge and confidence to guide your guests to the very best experiences in the Park. For example did you know that Adelina Patti was a famous opera singer and original model for Pears soap? Adelina bought Craig y Nos Castle in 1878 and had her very own theatre built, which can still be seen in its original glory. Tutor: Tracey Churcher
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 Park in your Heart 10am-4pm Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre, Libanus, LD3 8DR.
The day gives insights into helping you relate to the landscape by taking you on a journey to see what the landscape was like 480 million years ago to understand how the landscape evolved through geological activities. The landscape influenced our history and archaeology, together with the flora & fauna there is a very interesting story to tell. The day includes a short walk to a standing stone on Mynydd Illtud common.
Tutors: Alan Bowring, Alice Thorne and Nicola Davies
Tuesday 16th October 2018 Knowing me –Knowing you 10.30am-3.30pm, Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre, Libanus, LD3 8DR.
Visitors undertake a lot of research about the Brecon Beacons, where to stay and what to do before they choose to holiday, how much research have you done on your visitors? We will take you through the latest visitor survey for the Brecon Beacons and share the findings with you and together we will look at how the results can inform and influence our tourism offer. After lunch you will have a marketing session to help you to effectively market your business and the Brecon Beacons as a destination. Tutor: Lucy Von Weber & Carol Williams We are committed to providing courses in Welsh as well as English, if you would like simultaneous Welsh translation please contact Carol Williams.