Brecon Beacons Activities

Home to striking, dramatic scenery, picturesque views, the important ‘Big Pit’ National Mining Museum of Wales and the fantatsic Penderyn Whisky Distillery the Brecon Beacons is a treat for any visitor. 

Brecon Beacons Day Trip

This private day trip takes in all the beauty and sites of the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. Explore the history of mining in the area, visit some quintessential Welsh towns and sample one of South Wales' greatest exports - whiskey! Enjoy all this whilst surrounded by spectacular landscapes of green, rolling hills, dramatic towering mountains and views over the countryside stretching as far as the eye can see. This day trip is completely driver-guided so sit back and relax whilst you take in the majesty of this beautiful part of the world! Included: Professional, local driver-guide for the day  Distillery tour We can also include additional services as required, such as: Accommodation Activity/ Attraction entrance  Any other services you may require 

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Brecon Beacons Driver-Guided Day Trip

Identity and Industry! Explore the vast and rugged Brecon Beacons National Park and surrounding area on this day trip and learn more about the industrial heritage of this compact but productive country! Visit the important ‘Big Pit’ National Mining Museum of Wales and discover how this part of the world became the heart of the Industrial Revolution and how the town of Blaenavon has now become a World Heritage Site. Also stop at the award winning Penderyn Whisky Distillery which produces Penderyn single malt whisky as well as a gin, vodka and delicious cream liqueur. Take a tour of the distillery and see where the whisky is produced, barrelled, finished and nurtured before getting a chance to sample some of the finished product. Includes: Knowledgeable local chauffer or driver-guide for the day We can also include additonal services as required, such as: Accommodation  Extended tours throughout Wales  Transfers from any entry points in the UK  Pick ups/drop offs at hotels Please contact us for more information.

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Mines and Mountains

Travel through the South Wales Valleys and the Brecon Beacons National Park on this day trip! Start the day at ‘Big Pit’ National Mining Museum of Wales for a visit to a famous Welsh coal mine and its award winning underground tour. The experience of descending into the depths of this mine attract people from all around the world to visit and wonder at the life of a Welsh coal miner. Travelling a short distance we enter the Brecon Beacons National Park, a landscape once shaped by glaciers but now with recognisable by its rolling green hills, sandstone peaks, high mountain lakes and cascading waterfalls . Travel onto the old market town of Brecon full of cosy little streets with plenty of shops, boutiques and cafes for lunch! Be sure to spend some time at the fine Cathedral here too. Our final stop is the National Park Visitors Centre to discover why the Brecon Beacons is so special. Maybe you’ll feel like a short walk or, if you’re feeling a little fitter, a walk up to an ancient iron-age hillfort to stand where people lived over 2500 years ago. Includes: All transfers (departing form Cardiff)  Local expert guide Attractions as noted in the itinerary  We can also include additional services as required, such as: Extended travel in Wales before/ after your day trip  Accommodation  Any other services you may require   

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Romans and Ruins

South East Wales offers a fascinating insight into the Roman presence in Wales. Begin this tour with a visit to Britain’s most preserved Roman town – Caerleon, known as the “Fort of the Legion”. Explore the amphitheatre where gladiators fought to their death, the bath house around which much of a Roman soldier’s life revolved and the National Legionary Museum displaying all the archaeology of a way of life which existed almost 2000 years ago. Another Roman place is on our route at Caerwent. As we drive through this village to see what was once a thriving market town there is even more evidence of invader occupation from 1900 years ago. You cross the majestic rivers Usk and Wye to reach the spectacular monastic ruin at Tintern Abbey, trailing in the footsteps of the Cistercian Monks with tales of dedication and treachery. Lunch is taken at your leisure at the nearby Abbey Mill Craft Centre. Our final stop will be the majestic Welsh Raglan Castle, often described as the finest late-medieval fortress in Britain with wonderful views of the Monmouthshire countryside along the way. Includes: Expert local guide  All transport ( departs from Cardiff)  We can also include additional services as required, such as: Accommodation  Transfers to/from Cardiff Extended travel through Wales (before or after this tour) Any other services you may require Please contact us for more information. 

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