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LOCAL TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

TALGARTH MILL
A restored mill in the centre of Talgarth as seen on the BBC series ‘Village SOS’.
http://www.talgarthmill.com/

ABBEY-CWM-HIR HALL
Open to the public, the Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir is Grade 11* listed as one of Wales’ finest example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture.
www.abbeycwmhir.com

BEACON PARK BOATS
We are a family run canal boat holiday hire business, located on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, set within the Brecon Beacons National Park. This is arguably the most beautiful and scenic canal of all.
www.beaconparkboats.com

NATIONAL SHOWCAVES FOR WALES
The National Showcaves Centre for Wales
www.showcaves.co.uk

BRECON MOUNTAIN RAILWAY
Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways in Wales.
www.breconmountainrailway.co.uk

CARREG CENNAN CASTLE
Carreg Cennen sits remote and high on top of a huge limestone crag rising up out of the Brecon Beacons in Carmarthenshire. A spectacular sight at sunset with the River Cennen running 100 metres below and into the distance, and though the climb to this historic castle is steep the views from the top are magnificent.
http://www.carregcennencastle.com/

ROYAL WELSH SHOWGROUND
The Society has come a long way since those early days and the Royal Welsh Show has become an important event in the Welsh calendar attracting some 230,000 people over the course of the four days and is supported by approximately 15,000 staunch members.
www.rwas.co.uk

WILDLIFE AND CONSERVATION

WYE & USK FOUNDATION
The Wye & Usk Foundation is a charity concerned with restoring the habitat, water quality and fisheries of the rivers Wye and Usk.
www.wyeuskfoundation.org

HAWKDRIFT FALCONRY
Hawksdrift is dedicated to the promotion of falconry as a traditional country sport and to the conservation, protection and rehabilitation of wild birds of prey.
http://www.hawksdrift.co.uk/

GIGRIN FARM – RED KITE FEEDING STATION
The Gigrin is a family run upland sheep farm of approximately 200 acres. Gigrin became the Official Red Kite Feeding Station in the winter 1992/93 following a request from the RSPB .
http://www.gigrin.co.uk/

LOCAL THEATRES

WYESIDE THEATRE
The Wyeside Theatre in Builth Wells
www.wyeside.co.uk

THEATR BRYCHEINIOG
Theatr Brycheiniog
www.brycheiniog.co.uk

THE GLOBE, HAY ON WYE
Eclectic venue for poetry, music and thinking. Also hosts ‘How The Light Gets In’ during the Hay Festival in the spring.
www.globeathay.org

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

FREE REIGN
FreeRein offers you, the leisure rider hundreds of miles of described and mapped routes, wayside farms & Inns and a herd of fit and friendly horses & ponies to explore this truly unique trail riding network.
http://www.free-rein.co.uk

ADVENTURE CYCLING WALES
We are an outdoor activities company located in Mid Wales at the foothills of the Black Mountains and in the heart of the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.
http://www.adventurecyclingwales.co.uk/

DROVER HOLIDAYS
At Drover Holidays, we combine professionalism, attention to detail and a love of the outdoors to bring you quality cycling and walking holidays and cycle hire. Our breaks vary in length from two nights to two weeks, and provide the ideal way to explore this beautiful part of the UK.
http://www.droverholidays.co.uk/

LLANGORSE MULTI ACTIVITY CENTRE
Llangorse Multi Activity Centre is the home of the largest indoor Climbing and Riding Centre in Wales. We cater for groups and individuals, whether experienced or novice, young or old.
http://www.activityuk.com/

BLACK MOUNTAIN ACTIVITIES
Black Mountain Activities offer canoe and kayak hire, mountain bike hire, gorge walking, archery, paintballing, rock climbing, caving, raft building, high level ropes, clay shooting, archery team building for adults, families and children.
http://www.blackmountain.co.uk/

THE WYE VALLEY WALK
A 136 mile (218km) walk of startling contrasts from ravine gorge cloaked in woodland, through meadow and orchard, to rugged and remote uplands.
Follow the Wye through the battle scarred Anglo-Welsh borders to where it pours in rocky cascades from its mountain source.
http://www.wyevalleywalk.org/

KEVIN WALKER- MOUNTAIN ACTIVITIES
Kevin Walker Mountain Activities is a small, long established outdoor training business which has been running navigation courses in the Welsh mountains since 1978. Our main base is at Crickhowell in the Brecon Beacons.
http://www.mountain-activities.com/

HAY WALKING FESTIVAL
A new walking festival run by the Hay Tourism Group. A programme is planned for 15 guided walks for young to old.
www.haywalkingfestival.co.uk

MUSEUMS

NATIONAL CYCLE MUSEUM
The National Cycle museum is based in Llandrindod Wells.
http://www.cyclemuseum.org.uk/

SOUTH WALES BORDERERS MUSEUM
The South Wales Borderers Museum in Brecon’s main attraction is the artefacts from the heroic defence of Rorke’s Drift made famous by the film ‘Zulu’
http://www.rrw.org.uk/museums/brecon/about.htm

LOCAL TOURIST INFORMATION SITES

VISIT BUILTH WELLS
Welcome to visit Builth Wells, a brand new accommodation Website for our beautiful town
http://www.visitbuilthwells.co.uk/

BUILTH WELLS
Definitive guide to the town of Builth Wells home of the Royal Welsh Show.
http://www.builth-wells.co.uk/

HAY ON WYE
Hay-on-Wye is located on the Welsh / English border in the United Kingdom. Most of the town lies within Wales, but eastern parts do encroach into England! The town is, nonetheless, considered to be in Wales.
http://www.hay-on-wye.co.uk/

CRICKHOWELL
Website for the Black Mountain town of Crickhowell and Tourist & Resource Information Centre
www.crickhowellinfo.org.uk

LLANWRTYD WELLS
Town Website promoting Llanwrtyd Wells and its Independent Tourist Information Centre.
http://www.llanwrtyd.com/

KNIGHTON
Border town with the Offa’s Dyke Visitors centre which holds the annual Town Crier Festival in August
www.visitknighton.co.uk

POWYS TOURISM
Useful site run by Powys County Council about tourism within the county of Powys.
http://tourism.powys.gov.uk/

OTHER BED AND BREAKFAST’S

WHYTCWM COTTAGE
Whytcwm Cottage – B&B catering for walkers on Offa’s Dyke in Knighton
www.offasdykewalks.co.uk

NORMANDY B&B
La Basse Cour B&B, Ancinnes, Pays de la Loire
Normandy B&B between Alençon and Le Mans

PRIVATE STAY
B&B World wide directory
www.privatestay.com

GRANARY COTTAGE, DORSTONE

http://granarycottagedorstone.com/bookings/