Great Britain - Brecon Beacons & Mid-Wales (PDF Chapter)
This is the Brecon Beacons & Mid-Wales chapter from Lonely Planet’s Great Britain guidebook.
In the magnificent Brecon Beacons National Park, high mountain roads dip down to remote hamlets and whitewashed ancient churches. The Powys countryside is Wales at its most rural – a landscape of lustrous green fields, wooded river valleys and market towns.
- take a spectacular drive through the Vale of Ewyas in the Black Mountains
- soak up the literary vibe of elegant Hay-on-Wye
- avoid the crowds on the tracks to the top of the region’s highest mountain, Pen-y-Fan
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Brecon Beacons National Park, Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll), Black Mountains (Y Mynyddoedd Duon), Crickhowell (Crughywel), Brecon (Aberhonddu), Fforest Fawr & Black Mountain, Powys, Llanwrtyd Wells (Llanwrtyd), Builth Wells (Llanfair-Ym-Muallt), Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy), Elan Valley, Montgomery, Welshpool (Y Trallwng), Machynlleth, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth, Aberaeron, Cardigan (Aberteifi), When to Go.
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