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Mountains of myth & legendBrecon Beacons

Dark skies illuminated with shimmering starlight, expansive reservoirs, glittering waterfalls and wildflower-covered mountainous landscapes steeped in ancient myth. The Brecon Beacons is an International Dark Sky Reserve that is famous for its outdoor appeal. With 350,000 adventurers visiting per year just to hike the adored Pen y Fan, this popular area of Southern Wales boasts miles of beautiful, unspoiled scenery.

The Brecon Beacons (Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog) is a National Park in South Wales.The park covers 519 square miles, from Llandeilo in the west to Hay-on-Wye in the northeast and Pontypool in the southeast. The park is designated as an International Dark Sky Reserve, which aims to protect the park from light pollution, making it a great place to observe the stars and night sky.

Explore the Brecon Beacons

Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment.

Local Guides

Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    Adventure North West

    West View Hoghton Lane, Preston PR5 4ED

    Adventure North West is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located near The Lake District.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside various accommodation, catering and transport options.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    My Adventure

    MY Adventure, West Harbour Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    My Adventure is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located near Edinburgh in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside catering and transport options.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Climbing

    Hebridean Pursuits

    Oban PA34 9AN, United Kingdom

    Hebridean Pursuits is an adventure and activities operator located in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing and coasteering for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Climbing, Mountain Biking

    In Your Element

    In Your Element Scotland, Inverness, United Kingdom

    In Your Element is an adventure and activities operator with various locations in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, canoeing and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Coasteering, Climbing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking

    Northern Outdoor

    NE70 7JT

    Northern Outdoor is an adventure and activities operator located in Northumberland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, coasteering, canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside a range of accommodation and catering options.

  • Gorge Walking, Climbing, Mountain Biking

    Adventure Tech UK

    Adventure Tech UK

    Adventure Tech UK is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located in North Yorkshire.

    They offer canyoning, climbing and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.