On the northern edge of the wonderful Brecon Beacons National Park, lies the Welsh town of Brecon, an ideal holiday destination for nature lovers. The market town in Powys is known for its gorgeous Georgian architecture, whilst it also has a fine cathedral which dates back nearly 1,000 years. There are also various fantastic shops, pubs and restaurants in the town - perfect for putting your days on holiday to good use.
Why visit Brecon?
A holiday in Brecon means mountains, waterfalls and canal trips. Whether you’re travelling with friends, families or in a couple, it’s one of the best places in Wales to enjoy a serene and relaxed holiday - but an adrenalin-filled adventure is never too far away...
Things to do in Brecon:
First and foremost, a visit to Brecon wouldn’t be complete without exploring the wonderful Brecon Beacons National Park and its rolling hills, woods, caves and waterfalls. Other fantastic things to do include following Captain’s Walk to see the remains of Brecon’s medieval walls and visiting the Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh and its exhibits on British military history.
Why stay in a Brecon cottage?
Get back to nature and spend your holidays in one of our self-catering holiday cottages in and around the lovely market town of Brecon. Based right on the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons, our selection of accommodation will have you perfectly placed for Welsh adventures.
Three must see things in Brecon:
Climb Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, the highest peak in southern Britain.
Visit Brecon Cathedral, a circular church which dates all the way back to 1093.
Take in the Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery, a Greek-style building filled with local archaeological artefacts, fossils and art.