Brecon Beacons

Brecon, Powys, LD3 7SH, Wales | Telephone: 01874 623325 | View Map

  • The waters of Brecon Canal
  • Archery
  • Mountain biking
  • Horse in scenic field
  • Tents on campsite
  • Peaceful evening in the woods
  • Woodlands path
  • Brecon Cathedral
  • Kayaking on the lake

Open Dates:
16 March to 28 October 2018

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm
Latest Departure Time: 10am

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

Why stay here

An adventure awaits you in the hills of Brecon Beacons. We’ve some of the best views of Pen-y-Fan, Cribyn and Corn Du – a perfect setting for a complete getaway. Breathe in the fresh air, explore open spaces and try out thrilling activities like mountain biking, rock climbing, caving or star gazing.

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    Tent Pitches from: £17.40 per stay*

Accommodation at Brecon Beacons

Tent pitches

From: £17.40 per stay

Pitch up under the stars at Brecon Beacons campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite for to suit you.

Site details

Why stay here

An adventure awaits you in the hills of Brecon Beacons. We’ve some of the best views of Pen-y-Fan, Cribyn and Corn Du – a perfect setting for a complete getaway. Breathe in the fresh air, explore open spaces and try out thrilling activities like mountain biking, rock climbing, caving or star gazing.

Our spacious, relaxed site is an easy base in which to venture into the nearby market towns of Brecon and Talgarth where you can wander along the River Ennig. The surrounding landscape is your open playground, ready to be discovered.

Family days out

Within a five mile radius of our Brecon site is Cantref Adventure Farm, where you could easily spend all day playing on the outdoor adventure rides, meeting the animals and try horse riding.

Less than a 30 minute drive from us is Garwnant Visitor Centre – a forest setting, laced with walking and cycling trails, it also has a mountain bike skills park, a play area and a low ropes course for 7 to 15 year olds.  Also nearby are the National Showcaves where you can explore three ancient caves and the dinosaur park, you can pan for gold, visit an Iron Age farm settlement and lots more.


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Car parking
• Pitches are: grass, electric
• Site shop: yes

 Wi-Fi fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


Cycling

There are traffic free canal paths, lakes and reservoirs that you can ride to in less than an hour, including the Llangors Lake and the Welsh Crannog Centre or Talybont Reservoir with beautiful views across the water.

For a longer ride, aim for forest trails in Glasfynydd and Garwnant, Usk Reservoir or Clydach Gorge. Visit the Breacon Beacons website for more moderate routes or follow the National Cycle Network which contours the length of Brecon Beacons - view Sustrans cycle map.


Walking

Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains are stunning areas for hill walking. There are vast expanses of grassy terrain, peppered with limestone, boulders, caves, lakes and valleys. A hike to the top of Pen-y-Fan will give you an enormous sense of achievement as well as spectacular views.

There are flat routes from Brecon to Abergavenny and there are bus stops along the way if you want to start halfway or return by bus. To the south of Brecon Beacons is Henrhyd Falls and Nant Llech Valley if you want to check out one of Wales’ tallest falls.


Things to try

Brecon Beacons is all about outdoor adventure! You won’t be short of things to do whilst you stay with us. We’re less than five miles away from many centres that offer varied activities, including horse riding and trekking on horseback, indoor rock climbing, try gorge scrambling, open canoeing, high level ropes and abseiling. There are also local bushcraft centres that teach foraging, camp building and survival – great for all ages.

If you want to try something different, head to Penderyn Distillery for a whisky tour or relax on the canal with Dragon Fly Boat Cruise.


Pubs and restaurants

Our nearest pubs are the Three Horseshoes (a 20 minute walk away), The Brecon Tap and The Bank (a 30 minute walk). Good walking routes with a pub stop includes the White Swan in Llanfrynach, The Old Ford Inn in Llanhamlach and the Castle Inn in Llangorse.

Next to the canal is Pilgrims Tearooms and Casa Café -great for breakfast and lunch. Ghurkha Corner is also close by if you like a bit of spice.



* Price for two adults and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

Location and Transport

Brecon, Powys, LD3 7SH, Wales
Telephone: 01874 623325

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Abergavenny and Brecon
  • Nearest train station: Abergavenny
  • Car hire is not available on site