Explore Brecon on this unique, self-guided Treasure Trail. Follow the route, solve the clues and see the sights!
The ancient market Town of Talgarth nestles beneath the Black Mountains which run along the border between Wales and England. Close to Brecon, Crickhowell and Hay-on-Wye it provides an ideal base for visitors wishing to explore the area.
Take on the exposed peaks of the Brecon Beacons. Approx 4 miles.
Start: Small car park on the B4521. Grid Ref: SO328164
Nearest postcode for sat nav NP7 8AW (approx)
This small museum depicts the life and work of Howell Harris, the first Methodist (converted 1735) and the self-sufficient Christian community (Teulu Trefeca - the Trefeca family) founded on the site in 1752
Originally a motte & bailey structure started in 1093. A stone shell keep was built at the end of the 12th century, and the stone bailey wall in 1233 after the town had been destroyed by the Welsh.
The Castle overlooks Craig-y-Nos Country Park, in the Brecon Beacons National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The Country park was at one time part of the landscaped gardens of Craig Y Nos Castle, the stately home of the world renowned operatic soprano Adelina Patti.
The Tithe Barn is a fully restored barn dating from the 12th century. It's part of the St Mary's Priory complex and houses their food hall, shop, education centre and exhibition.
Take a relaxed stroll around the vineyard, through the orderly rows of vines, secure in warm fields sheltered by high hedges, beneath glossy green leaves, promising another rich harvest for the next vintage.
Tudor Manor House with a landscaped gardens dating from 1670s, currently being restored. Open May bank holidays and selected dates in August
The Blaenavon Workmen’s' Hall and Institute was completed in 1895 at a cost of £9,000 which was funded chiefly by ironworkers through weekly voluntary deductions from their pay.
Glenusk Estate is situated in the beautiful countryside of the Usk Valley, Crickhowell, South Wales in the Brecon Beacons National Park and is one of the largest privately owned estates in Wales.
The globe at hay is an independent arts centre, embracing an ever changing arts landscape; year round we showcase talent found on our doorstep. Our cosy and welcoming cafe is run in collaboration with Off Grid Gourmet.
The Crannog on Llangorse Lake is the only Crannog to be found in Wales or England. Llangorse Lake is the largest natural lake in South Wales.
Theatr Brycheiniog is Brecon's canal-side centre for the arts and entertainment.
The earliest fort was built about AD 75 with defensive banks of clay which rested upon a cobbled surface. A wooden palisade would have protected the defenders.
Open at all times, by paths off the unfenced road across the common. But keep off the very boggy area of Traeth Bach.
This is a splendidly atmospheric wood, with all the wildlife that one associates with the best of this habitat. The surfaced all-ability path descends only very gently through the trees clinging to the valley side.
Craig y Cilau is of interest to the industrial archaeologist and landscape historian as much as to the naturalist.
The Borough Theatre is a lively 300 seat venue situated right in the centre of the historic market town of Abergavenny. The Theatre presents a year round programme of professional and is part of the town hall building dating back to 1870.