February 2013

Brecon Beacons became the world’s 5th International Dark Sky Reserve in 2013

Brecon Beacons Park Society and Brecon Beacons National Park Authority are delighted to announce that the Brecon Beacons National Park has become only the fifth destination in the world to be granted prestigious International Dark Sky Reserve status making it Wales’ first International Dark Sky Reserve.

Monty cruises to victory in Canal Dog of the Year competition

Monty the boating coltriever has been crowned dog of the year in Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and The Brecon & Radnor Express newspaper’s Canal Dog of the Year photograph competition.

Abergavenny becomes 100th Walkers are Welcome town

Known by many as ‘The Gateway to Wales’ the Monmouthshire town of Abergavenny is celebrating its status as the 100th UK destination to receive Walkers are Welcome.