Things to Do

From an hour to a full day

Unveiling the Natural Treasures and Thrilling Adventures of Brecon: A Perfect Getaway!

Allow 1/2 day 

For the adventurers – a thrilling journey through some of the most exciting attractions that Brecon has to offer awaits.

Brecon Cathedral

In an hour or more 

The origins of the present building date back to the year 1093. and parts of the original building have been described as a fine example of Early English Gothic architecture. There is a museum and a lovely café at the Cathedral – it often hosts classical music concerts.

Beacons Visitor Centre

In an hour or more 

Located 5 miles South West of Brecon, near Libanus. Its location offers stunning views of Pen Y Fan, the highest mountain in South Wales. An adjacent moorland ridge known as Mynydd Illtyd offers some fine easy to moderately graded walking.  It is great for picnics, walking your dog, cycling, and finding out information on the Brecon Beacons and there is a café too!

Llangorse Activity Centre

In 2 Hours or more 

The home of Action Packed Adventures!

Within a short drive from Peterstone Court (under 10 minutes) you can experience multi-award-winning Indoor and Outdoor activities, from Pony Trekking, to Rock Climbing,

Walks & Water

In 2 hours or more 

Llangorse Lake.

The largest lake in south Wales, and home to the Welsh monument, the Crannog an ancient lake dwelling constructed in 916 AD. Lovely walks around the lake as well as boat hire.

Big Pit World Heritage Site

Allow 1/2 day 

Big Pit National Mining Museum of Wales is situated on the site of Big Pit Colliery, a coal mine which ceased production in 1980. Miners, which previously worked the Colliery, now take visitors down the mine to experience past times and life of a miner. Visitors can also enjoy a virtual guide that takes you through a replicated mine where a modern coal face is brought to life through sound and light.