Things to do at Garwnant, Bannau Brycheniog
Forest Holidays

Things to do at Garwnant, Bannau Brycheniog

Get the most out of your holiday at Brecon Beacons

Explore the Brecon Beacons with a range of extras and activities

Once your holiday’s booked, it’s time to make it yours. Create your ultimate staycation with pre-bookable extras and get ready for real fun, real freedom and real moments. Discover amazing things to do and fill your break with Forest Feeling. Newly opened this year, Garwnant is situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park and is just waiting to be explored. Discover our range of extras and get inspiration for things to do in the Brecon Beacons.

Join us in the Forest Retreat for our Forest Quiz

Are forests your forte? Sports your special subject? Fancy yourself as a wildlife wizard… or pop master? Then come along to our Forest Quiz! Grab a drink, choose your team name and put your knowledge to the test for a chance to win. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday in the Forest Retreat from 5.30pm. It’s free and everyone’s welcome - with special rounds for kids!  

Recommended extras this Christmas

Festive Bundle
Festive Bundle

Pre-Christmas breaks

Festive Christmas Bundle
Festive Christmas Bundle

Christmas Tree Decoration Pack
Christmas Tree Decoration Pack

Merry Little Christmas Party
Merry Little Christmas Party

Forest Ranger activities at Garwnant, Brecon Beacons

Your Forest Ranger is bursting with knowledge and passion for local wildlife and eager to share it with you. Get stuck in with one-of-a-kind Forest Ranger activities, whether you fancy a laid-back nature-walk, a forest survival adventure or something to keep mini explorers entertained. Get back to nature, toast marshmallows on an open fire and

Activities on offer

Forest Survival  | Weds, Thurs & Sat
Mini Forest Rangers  | Saturdays
Nature Tots  | Tues, Thurs & Sun
Wildlife Wonders  | Tues, Weds & Sun
Nocturnal Adventure | Sept - May | Weds & Sun

Log into your account to pre-book ranger activities before your stay.

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Save 10% on your Go Ape experience when you stay with us.

Take a trip with the whole tribe, packed full of adventure!

Look out for our emails with offers and activities to book before your stay – they'll include your unique discount code.


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Activities & experiences

A holiday treat or two

Canoeing at Pontsticill Reservoir in Brecon Beacons
Caving at Brecon Beacons
Stand up paddle boarding at Brecon Beacons
Rock climbing and abseiling at Brecon Beacons

Food & Drink options

Self-catering made easy

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Discover Penderyn Distillery

Squeeze some spirit into your day! Experience Penderyn’s award-winning whisky through our pre-book guided tour. Try a cheeky taster or two and find out what makes this Welsh tipple so unique. Then why not treat yourself to a bottle and wind down with a whisky after an action-packed day?

Brecon Beacons things to do

  • Explore on two wheels

    Explore on two wheels

    Hire bikes and say hello to fresh air and forest freedom. Swoop down slopes on mountain bikes and discover amazing off-the-beaten-track forest trails.

  • Walking and hiking

    Walking and hiking

    With the entire Brecon Beacons at your feet, you’re never short on things to do. Escape the everyday and let the adventures begin. What will you discover next?

  • What's nearby

    What's nearby

    With so many unique attractions within the Brecon Beacons, events and hidden gems to explore, make the most of what’s on your cabin doorstep.

Holidays in the Brecon Beacons

New in 2023, stay at Garwnant and try your hand at our most exciting activities, here in the forest or further afield. Brace yourself for outdoor adventures where you'll find yourself canoeing in local reservoirs, climbing waterfalls, hiking hills and mountains and venturing into caves with incredible sights. 

Wales holidays in Garwnant

Newly opened this year, Garwnant offers spacious cabins in Brecon Beacons  surrounded by incredible views and 400 acres of Welsh woodland. Gaze up at exceptionally starry skies in this Dark Sky Reserve and listen to the cheerful songs of willow warbler birds from your bubbling hot tub.

How to add extras to your booking

Don’t miss out. Log in to your account to browse extras and activities and pre-book before your stay. The best way to kickstart your holiday countdown (and get that Forest Feeling before you even arrive).

What is our Premium Wi-Fi & In-Cabin Entertainment Package?

Our In-Cabin Entertainment package is an optional upgrade, bringing premium features to the connected TV in your cabin. With In-Cabin Entertainment you'll have access to high speed Wi-Fi internet, unlimited movies, HD streaming and much more.

You can add In-Cabin Entertainment when booking your cabin, if you have an existing booking call us on 03330 110 495 or Login to My Account.