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Things to do in Brecon

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Use our guide to discover the best things to do in Brecon

From walking amidst the National Park to marvelling at romantic castle ruins, there are plenty of great things to do in Brecon.

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

Brecon walks are among the finest imaginable, including National Trusts’ Pen y Fan, which 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.

  • Adastra Adventures

    Adastra Adventures

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    Try your hand at paddle boarding and hiking amidst breath-taking scenery with Adastra Adventures, promising unforgettable adventures in the heart of the Brecon Beacons and Wye Valley.

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  • 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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  • Perth Concert Hall

    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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