Future Beacons Writer in Residence Programme

We are seeking two writers in residence for the Brecon Beacons National Park. Language has the power to transport, to inspire and to fill the heart. Wales is the land of poets, and for generations writers have been captivated by the special qualities of the Brecon Beacons. Our 2022-23 Writer…

Survey: Barriers to accessing the Brecon Beacons National Park

Please help us make the National Park more accessible to all by completing this survey . It would be really helpful if you and /or members of your community group could complete this short survey. It takes about 5 minutes. This will help us gain a better understanding of: a)…

Understanding the Health and Well-being benefits of the Brecon Beacons

Access to the outdoors has always been viewed as an important and unique part of the identity of south Wales valleys communities. This report of research with a community of residents in Merthyr, reflects on how people use and appreciate the Park for wellbeing, and their experiences of exclusion from…

Towns & Community Councils

The Community team has a comprehensive, up-to-date list of contacts for Community and Town Councils across the Brecon Beacons National Park area. If you would like the contact details for a particular Community or Town Council please telephone us on 01874 624437.

Together for Health and Well-being

A Position Statement and Priority Actions: National Parks are Assets for Health and Well-being for the people of Wales, and beyond. Position Statement

Current Projects


We promote sustainability and the principles of sustainable development throughout our work.  Grants are available from the Sustainable Development Fund to help with Projects We believe sustainability means development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Our aim is for…

Community Newsletter

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Help for Communities

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority employs a small Sustainable Community team who can assist groups in the National Park area in undertaking surveys & appraisals, developing sustainable projects and securing funding.

Renewable Energy

Anyone living in the Brecon Beacons National Park who has an interest in the installation of small scale renewable energy can contact The Green Valleys from their webpages

Information for Tourism Businesses

Each year Brecon Beacons National Park is visited by some 4.4 million people who spend around 5.4 million days and £278 million here (2018 figures). The many tourism businesses in the National Park and the communities that rely on their income benefit greatly from these visits.  The National Park Authority…

Resident information

To help you enjoy YOUR national park more, we've listed some of the services and activities that are available to you including -