The Museum was founded on 2nd July 1959. The idea for a Museum was around from as early as 1903 when it was discussed and minuted by the Abergavenny Free Library Committee.
Abergavenny Tourist Information and National Park Centre is conveniently situated in the Tithe Barn next to St Mary's Priory Church, close to the town's Bus station.
Arts Alive is an independent arts organisationaiming to provide people of all ages with the opportunity to take part in arts activities. Arts Alive works with over 40 professional artists, craftspeople, performers, writers and musicians.
Ashford Garden is a walled garden surrounded by a woodland and water garden.
Boat and canoe hire at Brecon Canal Basin. Boats by the day, half day or by the hour.
Explore the wonders of the beautiful Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in a luxury electric day boat or canoe, all with rainproof covers just in case!
Beacons Discovery Tours offer tours of great use to people who don't want to hire a car and/or want to visit the more remote areas like the Llanthony Valley or the heart of the Beacons (Talybont Reservoir etc.)
The famous ironworks at Blaenavon were a milestone in the history of the Industrial Revolution. Visitors can view cottages furnished in three time periods.
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.
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.
Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery, funded and administered by Powys County Council, is one of the finest and liveliest small museums in Wales.
The Brecknock Wildlife Trust is a registered charity and membership organisation, that has been operating for over 40 years, working for the protection of the wildlife habitats and species in the old county of Brecknock.
The Brecon Beacons National Park contains some of the most spectacular and distinctive upland formations in southern Britain & covers an area of 520 square miles. Visitor centres at Libanus, Pen-y-Cae and Pontneddfechan
Brecon boathouse is a picturesque site situated on the River Usk, in the shadows of the Brecon Beacons. It has existed as a boathouse since the early 1900's.
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.
Brecon Cathedral is set within the only walled cathedral close in Wales and is regarded as one of the country’s finest buildings. Inside the Cathedral is a rare Celtic font. The Chapel is home to the original colours from the Zulu Wars.
The Brecknockshire Showground is a green field 36 acre site situated in the historic town of Brecon.The showground is both close to the amenities of Brecon town and the stunning backdrop of the Brecon Beacons.
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.
Travel in an all-weather observation coach behind a vintage Steam Locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Torpantau, high in the Brecon Beacons.
Explore Brecon on this unique, self-guided Treasure Trail. Follow the route, solve the clues and see the sights!
Visit the Tourist Information Centre for all tourism enquiries.This TIC also offers a book a bed ahead service.