Things to do at Garwnant, Bannau Brycheniog

Things to do at Garwnant, Bannau Brycheniog

Get the most out of your holiday at Brecon Beacons
Forest Holidays

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.

Fuel up for the forest quiz

Join us every Wednesday & Saturday in the Forest Retreat from 5pm

Fancy a pre-quiz treat? Get the brains in gear with our Forest Quiz Night sharer in the Forest Retreat. Tuck into five mouthwatering mini-pots for £20 – just right for two.

Secure your quiz seat and save on your feast, with drinks included for £30 - pre-book exclusive. Available this summer at all locations (excluding Beddgelert).


  • Skin-on fries
  • Panko-breaded onion rings
  • Sweet chilli-drenched chicken tenders or vegetarian nuggets
  • Garlic & herb ciabatta shards
  • Sweet potato wedges with mayonnaise

Tuck in while you tackle the Forest Quiz rounds and enjoy a night out in the heart of the forest.

Simply pre-book your food in my account, choose your day, then confirm your mealtime when you check-in.

Mini Explorer Bundle
Save 10%
Mini Explorer Bundle

2 activities & 1 gift

Nature Discovery Trail
At Delamere Forest
Nature Discovery Trail

Activity pack included

Forest Nature Trail
From £7.95
Forest Nature Trail

Excludes Beddgelert & Garwnant

Forest Quiz Sharer
£30 for two guests
Forest Quiz Sharer

Excludes Beddgelert

Forest Fizz & Scones
Serves two
Forest Fizz & Scones

Delivered to cabin

Breakfast in the Forest Retreat
Free refills on drinks
Breakfast in the Forest Retreat

Excludes Beddgelert

Pizza & Peroni offer
On location
Pizza & Peroni offer

Buy a 12" pizza & enjoy half price Peroni

Full break bike hire
Full break bike hire

Excludes Sherwood Forest

Disc Golf
From £10
Disc Golf

Cropton & Thorpe Forest

Guided Walking Trail
At Garwnant
Guided Walking Trail

2.5 hours

Friday Night Pizza special
10% discount
Friday Night Pizza special

Pre-sale exclusive

Doggy dining hamper
4 items for £14.50
Doggy dining hamper

Sir Woofchesters products

Explore more on bikes

Explore more on bikes

There’s nothing better than discovering the forest on two wheels. A real sense of freedom, and nowhere else to be. The breeze behind you, with acres of woodland in front.

Head out in a different direction each day with our full break bike hire. Just pre-book your bikes and we’ll have them ready and waiting, so you can hop on and head out as soon as you arrive.

Forest Ranger activities at Garwnant, Brecon Beacons

Your Forest Ranger Ai-Lin 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.

Wild mushroom

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

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.