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10 Days out in the Brecon Beacons

  • Hike to the top of Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales

There are a huge number of walks to take direct from Camp Cynrig Glamping Village, from local strolls along nearby bridleways to a hike up Pen Y Fan and the other mountains within the Brecon Beacons mountain range. Pack your walking boots and make the most of your Glamping Holiday in Wales and spend your days exploring the area by foot.

A view from the Brecon Beacons mountain range
Pen Y Fan

Waterfall Country in Wales is a picturesque region known for its stunning natural beauty and numerous cascading waterfalls. Located within the Brecon Beacons National Park, this area offers visitors a chance to explore enchanting wooded valleys, moss-covered rocks, and crystal-clear streams. Some of the most popular waterfalls in the region include Sgwd Clun-Gwyn, Sgwd yr Eira, and Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn. Hiking trails meander through the lush landscape, providing opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the tranquility and majesty of this unique destination.

  • Visit Llangorse Lake for a day of water activities - fun for the entire family

Llangorse Lake offers a variety of exciting water activities for visitors to enjoy. From kayaking and paddleboarding to sailing and fishing, there is something for everyone to experience on the pristine waters of the lake. Whether you're seeking a relaxing day out on the water or an adrenaline-pumping adventure, Llangorse Lake provides the perfect setting for water enthusiasts of all levels.

A view of Llangorse Lake, a short drive from Camp Cynrig Glamping Village
Llangorse Lake
  • Enjoy a scenic bike ride along the many bridleways or local canal paths.

Enjoy a picturesque bike ride along Brecon Canal, where you can immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the Welsh countryside. Pedal along the peaceful waterway, surrounded by lush greenery and charming wildlife. Take in the fresh air as you cycle past historic bridges and quaint villages, creating unforgettable memories along the way. Cycling along Brecon Canal offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for nature enthusiasts and outdoor lovers alike. Can't bring your own bike? Hire one from Drovers Cycles who have a hire shop just a 10 minute drive from Camp Cynrig Glamping Village.

  • Stargaze whilst Glamping within an International Dark Sky Reserve

At Camp Cynrig Glamping Village, nestled in the designated dark sky zone, star gazing becomes a mesmerising experience like no other. Away from the city lights, the night sky comes alive with a dazzling display of stars, planets, and constellations. Visitors can relax under the vast expanse of the galaxy, marveling at the twinkling lights above. Whether you're an astronomy enthusiast or simply seeking a peaceful moment in nature, star gazing at Camp Cynrig promises to be a truly unforgettable encounter with the universe.

  • Canoe or kayak along the River Wye or River Usk

Canoeing the River Usk in Wales offers a serene and picturesque experience for both outdoor enthusiasts and first time canoers. As you paddle along the tranquil waters, you will be surrounded by lush greenery and stunning scenery. The river provides a perfect setting for both beginners and experienced paddlers to enjoy a peaceful journey immersed in nature. Keep an eye out for wildlife along the banks and take in the beauty of the Welsh countryside from a unique perspective. Hire boats from Black Mountains Activities, just a 15-20 minute drive from Camp Cynrig Glamping Village. Don't forget to check out the other activities they offer too!

Carreg Cennen Castle is a stunning medieval fortress located in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales. Perched on a limestone cliff, the castle offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Its origins date back to the 13th century, and it has a rich history of battles and sieges. Visitors can explore the castle ruins, including the underground cave and the remains of the great hall.

Dan yr Ogof Showcaves, located in Wales, is a fascinating underground attraction that offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore stunning caves and learn about their geological history. With impressive stalactites and stalagmites, as well as underground rivers and waterfalls, the showcaves provide a memorable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Guided tours offer insights into the formation of the caves and the diverse ecosystem that thrives within them, making it a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the wonders of the natural world.

Brecon Mountain Railway is a must-visit destination for those seeking a unique and scenic experience. Nestled in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales, this heritage railway offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and countryside. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely steam train ride through picturesque landscapes, making it an ideal way to relax and unwind. The railway also provides insight into the area's rich history and allows passengers to immerse themselves in a bygone era of travel. Whether you are a railway enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply looking for a peaceful escape, a trip to Brecon Mountain Railway promises a memorable and enjoyable experience.

  • Plan your Glamping Holiday around one of your local festivals.

Visiting local festivals is a great way to immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of a community. From sampling delicious food to enjoying live music and traditional performances, there is always something exciting to experience at these events. The vibrant atmosphere and sense of community make local festivals a fun and memorable outing for people of all ages. Plan your stay at Camp Cynrig Glamping Village around Brecon Jazz festival, Green Man music festival, Abergavenny food festival, Royal Welsh show or Hay-on-Wye festival.

Further Afield....

Slightly further afield and outside of the Brecon Beacons National Park isKington Small Breeds Park. It is a charming animal park located in Herefordshire, England, and we simply had to include it in our list of days out as it is a great, affordable day out for people of all ages. Visitors can enjoy close encounters with a variety of adorable small animals, including miniature horses, goats, rabbits, and guinea pigs. The park offers a family-friendly environment where guests of all ages can learn about and interact with these lovable creatures. With beautiful surroundings and a welcoming atmosphere, Kington Small Breeds Park is a delightful destination for animal lovers.

Alpacas at Kington Small Breeds Park


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