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  Brecon Beacons National Park Online Guide Index Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Brecon Beacons the Movie introduction to the area.
The Brecon Beacons National Park covers 519 square miles over half of which is 1,000 ft above sea level...........
Brecon Beacons Apple Farm in the National News.
www.brecon-beacons.com /hutindex.html   (484 words)

  
  Brecon Castle
Brecon castle and town are Norman in origin.
For the Lords of Brecon were among the most powerful men in the.
Edward, born in Brecon castle in February 1478, was granted all the honours, titles and lands which had belonged to his father.
www.castlewales.com /brecon.html   (2218 words)

  
 The Taff Trail - The Route from Cardiff Bay to Brecon
This is one section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal which permits cycling along the double width towpath, except at bridges.
Brecon is the northern end of the Taff Trail.
The Monmouth and Brecon Canal prohibits cycling on the towpath since most of it is rather narrow (especially by the bridges) and a large number of cyclists along with walkers and fishermen will cause a hazard to all.
www.tafftrail.org.uk /Talybont_Reservoir_to_Brecon.html   (412 words)

  
 Brecon - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Brecon (also Brecknock), town in Powys, south Wales, situated on the River Usk at its confluence with the Hoddu and Tarell.
Brecon Beacons, mountains of old red sandstone, south Wales, about 45 km (28 mi) north-west of Cardiff.
Brecon and Radnorshire, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency covering a large area in southern Wales, bordered by English constituencies to the...
au.encarta.msn.com /Brecon.html   (74 words)

  
 Press Releases - HSBC Brecon Jazz Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The HSBC Brecon Jazz Festival drew to a close last night with over 17,000 tickets sold for a total of 80 concerts, an estimated 70,000 visitors over the weekend, and organisers claiming another great success for the festival and the town.
This year’s HSBC Brecon Jazz Festival (August 11-13) is swinging out into local schools in the mid Wales town in a series of workshops that will result in some of the lucky Brecon youngsters performing on stage at the 2006 festival.
The HSBC Brecon Jazz Festival 2006, one of Wales’ landmark international cultural events was launched at the Senedd of the National Assembly earlier today with the announcement of a three year, six figure sponsorship deal.
www.breconjazz.co.uk /content/public/press   (546 words)

  
 Brecon Cathedral
Brecon is not an ancient Cathedral for it was first a Benedictine Priory of St. John the Evangelist at the close of the 11th century.
Above the screen was suspended the Brecon Cross; it was the Cross that made the Cathedral an important place of pilgrimage throughout the late Middle Ages.
In 1537 the Priory of Brecon was dissolved, but fortunately the main edifice survived as the Parish Church of Brecon, and remained so until Brecon received Cathedral status.
www.red-dragon-wales.com /ReligiousPlaces/Brecon.htm   (370 words)

  
 Brecon Area
Every August the Jazz Festival is hosted in Brecon which has grown into a world-wide renowned event which sees the town reverberate to professional and amateur Jazz sound.
Brecon Leisure Centre is situated at Penlan Campus, which is approximately one mile from Dering Lines.
Brecon Golf Club is a flat 9 hole course located close to Brecon town centre.
www.army.mod.uk /hqschinf/infantry_battle_school/brecon_area.htm   (481 words)

  
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Brecon is a small, bustling and attractive market town serving a large rural population.
Brecon is ideally situated for exploring the great variety of landscapes and attractions in south and mid Wales.
The Brecon Beacons National Park is sandwiched between the old industrial valleys and Brecon, 519 square miles of hills and moorland it takes its name from the shapely peaks visible from Brecon.
www.walestouristsonline.co.uk /valleys/hotels/CastleofBrecon.htm   (633 words)

  
 BBC - Mid Wales Brecon Life - Brecon Town Site
But the "Brecon Fringe" finally got itself organized and produced a brilliant little brochure of all the free or easily affordable stuff going on in the towns own venues, which were not paid for by Brecon Jazz.
The town of Brecon has to realise that there are young people as well as the older generation who believe Brecon should stay in the dark ages and not allow any modernisation to come to Brecon.
Brecon is a fantastic town full of loads of stuff to do and everyone who comes here goes away feeling glad that they came.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/mid/sites/brecon_life   (2204 words)

  
 Brecon Accommodation Dining Bed & Breakfast - Lansdowne Hotel and Restaurant, Brecon - About Brecon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the Norman conquests, Bernard de Neufmarche, from the village of Neufmarche near Rouen, the capital of Normandy, undertook the development of the town as a fortification against the unruly Welsh.
In the middle of the fifteenth century the Lordship of Brecon was handed to the Staffords, the Dukes of Buckingham, who were the last Lords of Brecon.
The Brecon National Park is a walkers paradise with walks that challenge the most seasoned walker but also with many lowland walks for the less ambitious.
www.lansdownehotel.co.uk /brecon/brecon.html   (431 words)

  
 Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal Information
The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is a small network of canals in Wales.
For most of its 35-mile length it is in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
The Taff Trail, a cycle route, follows the canal for a few kilometres from Brecon, but the path next to it after that is not suitable for cyclists.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Monmouthshire_&_Brecon_Canal   (91 words)

  
 Brecon Jazz Festival at AllExperts
During the weekend Brecon plays host to many visiting tourists who are attracted by the music, the social scene and the other leisure opportunities on offer in and around the Brecon Beacons.
Traditionally the music from this programme was performed on the bandstand in the centre of Brecon and throughout the streets, which were closed off to traffic for the duration of the festival weekend.
Camping is popular at the festival, there is one official site open to ticket holders, and several independent sites around the Brecon area including the Rugby Club, who sell camping spaces in their fields over the weekend.
en.allexperts.com /e/b/br/brecon_jazz_festival.htm   (668 words)

  
 Brecon, St. Mary's a Swansea and Brecon Diocesan Church.
Mary's position in the centre of Brecon and the dominating height of its splendid 16th century tower make it one of the most prominent buildings in Brecon yet it only became the parish church in 1923 when St.
It began as a chapel of ease to the priory but little remains of this early church most of the building is dated to later medieval times.
The church is in the centre of Brecon.
www.churchinwales.org.uk /swanbrec/churches/brecon/5995.html   (316 words)

  
 Brecon Beacons National Park — Brecon Beacons National Park
Brecon Beacons National Park — Brecon Beacons National Park
Welcome to the Brecon Beacons National Park, home to the Fforest Fawr Geopark.
The Fforest Fawr (Great Forest) Geopark is an area within the Brecon Beacons National Park that has...
www.breconbeacons.org   (91 words)

  
 The Brecon Beacons National Park
The Brecon Beacons National Park has sweeping mountains, lush green open-lands and moor land interlaced with its unique history, geology, flora and fauna.
The water aspects of the area are many and include the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal with its tranquil charm as well as many lakes nestling in the valleys.
Brecon, where the cathedral dominates the town, Hay-on Wye with its special interest to the book world offers a town piled with book shops where almost any subject or second hand book is available.
www.walesholidays.co.uk /brecon.html   (317 words)

  
 Brecon, Powys, Mid Wales
As Brecon is so compact it only took me five minutes to walk back across the river and up the hill to the cathedral.
Brecon Cathedral is the Cathedral of the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon in the Church in Wales, and seat of the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon, and it was 1923 before the church was granted Cathedral status.
The church of St. Mary's is in the centre of Brecon and the dominating height of its splendid 16th century tower make it one of the most prominent buildings in the town.
www.walesdirectory.co.uk /Towns_in_Wales/Brecon_Town.htm   (950 words)

  
 MTB Brecon Beacons Hubs
The town of Brecon – just North of the Brecon Beacons themselves –is the centre for the whole area and forms the starting point of 3 routes from novice to experienced level mountain bikers.
Brecon benefits from a wide range of bike shops, evening entertainment and places to stay.
Talgarth sits to the north east of Brecon, surrounded by both premium mountain biking and first class outdoor activity centres, Talgarth is a perfect destination for a multi sports break.
www.mtbbreconbeacons.co.uk /english_pages/hubs.htm   (349 words)

  
 Hotels in Brecon Wales accommodation - Brecon hotels accommodation in Wales UK
The Brecon hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Brecon.
Brecon Powys has narrow streets and passageways lined with Georgian and Jacobean shopfronts.
There are numerous places to visit in and around Brecon and the National Park, with castles, craft centres, show caves, waterfalls, museums and mountains.
www.kayukay.co.uk /breconhotels.html   (359 words)

  
 Brecon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
“Brecon Wand- en Cleanroomsystems B.V.” from Etten-Leur in
Brecon is to erect a complete microbiological cleanroom facility for
Brecon is installing approximately 215 m2 walkeble cleanroom ceiling
www.brecon.nl /uk/news_2004.htm   (527 words)

  
 Brecon Beacons National Park travel guide - Wikitravel
The Brecon Beacons National Park [1] is located in southern Wales, part of the United Kingdom.
Stretching from Hay-on-Wye in the east to Llandeilo in the west, the park includes the Black Mountains, the Central Beacons and Fforest Fawr as well as a vast array of moorland, forests, valleys, waterfalls, lakes, caves and gorges.
Further west, leave the motorway at exit 43 onto the A465 or at exit 45 (near Swansea) onto the A4067.
wikitravel.org /en/Brecon_Beacons_National_Park   (429 words)

  
 BeenThere-DoneThat: Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Brecon is, of course, the county town of Brecknockshire and the town is sometmes called Brecknock.
We were able to spend only three days in Brecon but covered a lot of ground in that time and decided that we like Brecon and the Brecon Beacons area very much.
The Brecon and Monmouth Canal also terminates in the town.
www.beenthere-donethat.org.uk /brecknockshire/brecon.html   (307 words)

  
 Bunkhouse, Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK
Nestling between the river Usk and the Canal, the Bunkhouse has a superb setting a short walk from Brecon town centre.
At the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, with loads of outdoor activities right on our doorstep, Canal Barn Bunkhouse is the perfect location for groups seeking a break with a difference in this beautiful part of Wales.
In Brecon there are a range of pubs, restaurants, takeaways and entertainments (leisure center, cinema, theatre, museums, etc) to satisfy most tastes and pockets, and all within safe walking distance of the Bunkhouse.
bunkhouse-brecon-beacons-wales.co.uk   (247 words)

  
 Brecon Beacons National Park - Parks and countryside - Information - Ramblers' Association
A private steam railway, the Brecon Mountain Railway, runs between Pant and Pontsticill during the summer (tel 01685 722988, www.breconmountainrailway.co.uk).
Superwalker: Brecon Beacons West, ISBN 1 85137 222 9.
Superwalker: Brecon Beacons East, ISBN 1 85137 219 9.
www.ramblers.org.uk /info/parks/breconbeacons.html   (496 words)

  
 welcome to hayandbrecon.com
At Hay and Brecon Farmers, we're committed to bringing you the best in agricultural and outdoor products with a friendly attitude.
Located on the junction of the Brecon bypass and Merthyr Tydfil road, the store is convenient not only for the townsfolk of Brecon but also for the people of the surrounding villages.
The site is also Hay and Brecon Farmers' main bulk storage facility and has a weightbridge and equipment for handlings sugarbeet, maize, gluten and straight feeding stuffs.
www.hayandbrecon.info /hbf/depotbrecon.htm   (180 words)

  
 Brecon - VisitBritain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Brecon’s history is varied, with a Norman Castle and Benedictine Monastery thought to date back to around 1093.
Brecon Cathedral houses the town’s heritage centre, and the military theme is strong here with the South Wales Borders Museum and Barracks.
A must visit in Brecon is the Brecknock Museum, housed in the former Shire Hall.
www.visitbritain.com /VB3-en-US/destinationguides/Wales/Destinations/Brecon.aspx?source=ppc   (222 words)

  
 Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK
Dotted around the Brecon Beacons are small market towns and villages that have grown up to service the farming community.
The picturesque scenery and rich Celtic heritage of the Brecon Beacons has over the years been a magnet to artists and craftsman working in wood, clay, ceramics, fabrics and other local materials.
Some of the best examples of their work can be found at Beacons Crafts, a shop in Bethel Square in the centre of Brecon dedecated to selling work by local crafts people.
www.bunkhouse-brecon-beacons-wales.co.uk /info-brecon-beacons-01.htm   (591 words)

  
 Brecon Beacons
The Brecon Beacons National Park takes its name from the Brecon Beacons mountain range but also includes three other mountain ranges – the rugged Black Mountains of the England/Wales borderlands, the massive expanse of grassy treeless hills forming Fforest Fawr and the Black Mountain to the west of Fforest Fawr.
Leaving the industrial past behind we cross the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal via the road bridge at Talybont-on-Usk to Talybont Reservoir - the first in a chain of eight leading into the Heart of the Beacons, alongside the highest peaks of Pen y Fan and Corn Du.
From here we call at the Brecon Beacons National Park Mountain Centre before moving on to the former coaching towns of Sennybridge and Trecastle, at which there are remains of a Roman Fort and a quiet lane to Usk Reservoir, the largest reservoir within the Beacons and a popular spot for angling.
www.vagavalley.co.uk /breconbeacons.htm   (751 words)

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