Wales - Brecon Beacons & Southeast Wales (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Brecon Beacons & Southeast Wales chapter from Lonely Planet’s Wales guidebook.

Wales’ southeast corner, where the misty River Wye meanders along the border with England, is the birthplace of British tourism. For over 200 years travellers have visited this tranquil waterway and its winding, wooded vale.

  • gaze up at Wales’ most dramatically positioned ruined fortress, Carreg Cennen
  • maps
  • stroll among the romantic riverside ruins of Tintern Abbey in the glorious Wye Valley
  • transport
  • cross the moat at Caerphilly Castle and wander into a fairytale
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Newport (Casnewydd), Caerleon (Caerllion), Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy), Chepstow (Cas-gwent), Lower Wye Valley, Monmouth (Trefynwy), Skenfrith (Ynysgynwraidd), Abergavenny (Y Fenni), Brecon Beacons National Park, Black Mountains (Y Mynyddoedd Duon), Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll), Talgarth, Brecon (Aberhonddu), Llanfrynach, Talybont-on-Usk, Llangorse Lake, Crickhowell (Crughywel), Fforest Fawr & Black Mountain, South Wales Valleys, Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful), Blaenavon (Blaenafon) and Caerphilly (Caerffili).

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