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Things to do in Brecon

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Brecon has to offer

Brecon is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

Find many attractions in Brecon, a charming town in the North of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Brecon walks are among the finest imagineable, National Trusts’ Pen y Fan is the highest peak in South Wales. The spectacular walk to the summit is a popular walking route, favoured by visitors from across the UK.

For more splendid views, you may prefer Llangorse Lake in the north of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Lying close to Brecon town, the lake is available for fishing, rowing and other water-based activities.

Use this things to do in Brecon guide to make your visit one to cherish.

  • Brecon

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    A picture-perfect area comprising spectacular countryside, charm-filled towns, captivating history and a wealth of activities to entertain all visitors.

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  • Pembrokeshire Coast

    Dragon Trails

    Guided walking tours on the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion coasts and in the Brecon Beacons. 7, 6 and 4 night breaks with a Welsh speaking guide, who specializes in local history and wildlife. Singles, couples and groups are all welcome.

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  • Fan Y Big

    Fan y Big

    This mountain, surrounded by panoramic views of the Brecon Beacons, is often traversed during the challenging Horseshoe Walk across the Beacon’s main four peaks.

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  • Llangorse Lake

    Llangorse Lake the largest natural lake in South Wales, known for its fishing and thrilling water sports from kayaking to water-skiing.

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  • Pen Y Fan

    Pen y Fan

    The highest peak in South Wales, the tiring walk up Pen y Fan is rewarded with the most phenomenal views of the scenery below.

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  • Theatr Brycheiniog

    Perfect for theatre lovers, Brycheiniog sits beside the stunning Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal basin and hosts a variety of events, including festivals and art exhibitions.

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