Home > Places to Visit > Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons

The impressive ridge of old red sandstone, running from the border to Llandovery, dramatically separates rural mid-Wales from the industrial valleys of the southern coalfield. The set of ridges and valleys which is the Black Mountains in the east contrasts with the tall Beacons at the centre, and the heather-covered Black Mountains at the western end. Limestone ramparts provide a southern edge.


Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Plas y Ffynnon, Cambrian Way, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7HP

Contact Details

01874 620481


  • Coach parking
  • Toilets
Place Type
Back to places to visit