The Brecon Beacons is a mountain range and national park in south Wales. The Brecon Beacons refers to the mountains found to the south of Brecon which also includes Wales’ highest mountain Pen y Fan. This mountain range forms the central part of the Brecon Beacons National Park which was the third national park to be formed after Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire Coast. The park covers 519 square miles of stunning landscapes, countryside and wildlife and encompasses four main regions to enjoy exploring whilst on a self-catering break. Enjoy browsing for country cottages and rural retreats in and near the Brecon Beacons.
About Self-Catering Holidays in Brecon Beacons
The Brecon Beacon countryside is very varied, ranging from grassy moorland which is grazed upon by welsh ponies and sheep to forests, valleys, mountains, rolling hills and spectacular water falls. The 90 foot Henrhyd Waterfall can be found within the Brecon Beacons Park as well as the falls at Ystradfellte with its interesting caves.
There is plenty to get up to within the park with opportunities for walking, cycling, horse riding, mountain biking, sailing, canoeing, fishing, hang gliding, rock climbing and caving so you won’t fall short of things to get stuck into. If you’re looking for a more relaxing trip then why not take a stroll around some of the local villages such as Abergavenny or Bethlehem? You can also find over twenty hill forts, standing stones and castles including Carreg Cennen Castle for you to explore. Whether you opt to rent a log cabin, a chalet or a country house we trust that you will enjoy all that this part of Wales has to offer.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Brecon Beacons, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Swansea.