Built in 1824 as the family home of the Crawshay Iron Dynasty, Cyfarthfa Castle now houses a museum and art gallery with a superb collection of family memorabilia, fine and decorative art, curios from around the world and social history material.
Brecon Mountain Railway was built on part of the abandoned Brecon &Merthyr Railway which was originally built in 1859. Travel behind a vintage Steam Locomotive in our all-weather observation coaches and admire the spectacular views on your 10 mile round journey. The railway climbs to Torpantau, high in the Brecon Beacons before returning Pontsticill Station. Visit our Steam Museum, Children's Play area and Lakeside Café. At Pant Station we have Tearooms, Gift Shop and a Workshop. Facilities for disabled passengers including ramps, toilets and an adapted carriage to accommodate wheelchairs.
BikePark Wales is a group of like-minded individuals with a common goal. To create the world’s premier mountain bike uplift facility in the valleys of South Wales. Our vision is to create an inclusive centre where riders of all abilities can come and enjoy the wonder of lift accessed mountain biking.
Pen y Fan is the highest peak in south Wales, situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park. At 886 metres above sea-level, it is also the highest British peak south of Cadair Idris in Snowdonia. The twin summits of Pen y Fan and Corn Du at 873 m were formerly referred to as Cadair Arthur or 'Arthur's Seat'.
The Taff Trail runs for 55 miles between Cardiff and Brecon along a mixture of riverside paths, railway paths, canals, forest roads and follows National Cycle Route 8.
Penderyn Distillery produces award-winning single malt whiskies and spirits in the foothills of the magnificent Brecon Beacons in South Wales.
The Brecon Beacons are a mountain range in South Wales. In a narrow sense, the name refers to the range of Old Red Sandstone peaks which lie to the south of Brecon. Sometimes referred to as "the central Beacons" they include South Wales' highest mountain, Pen y Fan.