The Brecon Beacons National Park offers an awesome range of options for paddlesports, from the tranquillity of canals and reservoirs to extreme kayaking over jaw-dropping waterfalls. Get ready to design your own adventure!
Ellesmere Riding Centre
Situated on the edge of Llangorse Lake, which nestles between the ruggedly remote Black Mountains and the grandeur of the Brecon Beacons, Ellesmere Riding Centre is a small and friendly stables with 20 well-schooled quality horses and ponies to choose from.
Have you ever been Caving or Gorge Walking? Do you fancy a go at Abseiling or Rock Climbing? Why not go with qualified local instructors for a great day out. Or simply have a local guide to walk with you and show you all there is to know about this beautiful area. Mountain and Water and Black Mountain Activities Ltd are just two within the area..
We believe in making mountain biking accessible to everyone from extreme to serene. Whether you are completely new to mountain biking or a seasoned downhill pro, BikePark at Gethin Woods, Wales will offer you an incredible biking experience unlike anything you have experienced in the UK before.
Ten inspirational ideas to get active in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Our high-rises are made of ancient sandstone. Our traffic jams are created by sheep, not rush hour. So get active in the Brecon Beacons National Park, city slickers. You’ll feel right at home.
Fish at nearby Gludy Lake, record-breaking grayling on the Wye, the River Usk with some of the finest brown trout fishing in the country and a sprinkling of well-stocked reservoirs and lakes make fishing one of the most popular outdoor activities in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Whether you are looking for coarse or game fishing, in river, canal, lake or reservoir you will find many fisheries to choose from.
This unique golf club boasts over a century of tradition and is considered by many as one of Wales’ finest nine hole golf courses. The club was Founded in 1902, originally designed by James Braid and was only the tenth club to join the Welsh Golfing Union.
There are a wide range of adventure activities In the area such as Rock Climbing, Caving, Open Canoeing, Kayaking, Gorge Walking, White Water Rafting, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery, High Level Ropes, Raft Building, Land Carting, Abseiling, Orienteering, Paintballing, Mountain biking and even Canoe and Bike Hire.
Zip World Tower
Home to Phoenix and the Tower Coaster, Zip World Tower is the 4th Zip World site to open, and is the 1st to be situated in south Wales. Nestled in the Rhigos mountain range, and boasting stunning panoramic views, this adventure hub is situated at the old Tower Colliery coal mining site, and had created a new lease of life for this historic and widely-loved base.
Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons features incredible natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage. It's a destination for all seasons, with National Trails, festivals and pretty spa and market towns.
Things to do in the Brecon Beacons National Park
If you enjoy making the most of the great outdoors, you’ll love the Brecon Beacons.
Our National Park is a great place to get active. This is not a fenced-off preserve – it’s a living, working landscape which will bring out your adventurous side.
Our alpaca treks allow you to experience walking and feeding your own individual alpaca. As you trek together around the Brecon Beacons National Park, you will learn some interesting facts about these enchanting and curious animals. The fantastic scenery provides the perfect backdrops for those all important alpaca selfies and photographs. We strive to provide you with a therapeutic and amusing experience which can be shared with family and friends.