August 2012

Commemorative seating for Beacons Way walkers

Two benches commemorating a special route across Brecon Beacons National Park were officially unveiled during the annual Beacons Way walking event last weekend.

Are you up for the Bwlch with Altitude Challenge?

If you’re searching for an event that’s going to test your mind AND body this August Bank Holiday weekend – the Bwlch with Altitude Challenge could be just what you’re looking for.

Bestselling author becomes patron for National Park Ambassadors

Award winning Welsh author and journalist Horatio Clare has once again shown his affection for the Brecon Beacons National Park, by agreeing to become the official patron of the Park Authority’s Ambassador Scheme.

Talgarth is awarded full WAW status … wow!

Talgarth is the first town in the Brecon Beacons National Park to be awarded full membership status of the Walkers are Welcome Towns Network.

Summer Fayre promises to be the highlight of a bumper Bank Holiday weekend

If you’re a fan of food, music, or the arts the National Park Visitor Centre is the only place to be this August Bank Holiday weekend (25th-27th) with the launch of the Brecon Beacons Summer Fayre.

New funding aims to share the secrets of the Romans in Wales

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority is celebrating with its two partners – National Trust Wales and Carmarthenshire County Council - after receiving nearly £125,000 from Cadw’s Heritage Tourism Project to improve and enhance the Roman heritage links across key sites in Carmarthenshire over the next two years.

Walkers’ help needed to stop the spread of harmful tree disease

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and Forestry Commission Wales are calling on the help of walkers to prevent further spreading of an infectious tree disease which is leading to a large number of larch trees being felled in the National Park.