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What’s nearby at Garwnant, Brecon Beacons

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 Attractions and activities you'll find near Garwnant, Brecon Beacons

If you’re looking for things to do in Merthyr Tydfil and the Brecon Beacons, there’s loads to choose from in the local area. Here are just a few ideas so you can start planning your next adventure.

  • Outdoor adventures

    Looking for a serious adrenaline rush? Zoom down the fastest seated zip line in the world at Zip World Tower, just a 20-minute drive from your cabin.

    Want to have a go at water sports? Head to Pontsticill Reservoir, there's something for all levels of thrill-seekers - from kayaking and paddleboarding to white-water rafting.

  • Brecon Beacons National Park

    There’s so much to explore. Fancy taking on Pen Y Fan, the highest peak in southern Britain? Roam around wide-open hillsides and beautiful forests, tucked-away lakes and lively waterfalls.

    As a Dark Skies Reserve, the National Park is an incredible spot for seeing the Milkyway - you might even spy the Northen Lights.

  • Local culture

    Brecon is a bustling market town on the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. It makes a great day trip if you want a taste of local culture. Stroll along the canal and browse independent shops, cafés and an 800-year-old cathedral. If you’re here in August, why not get tickets to Brecon Jazz Festival?

  • Food and drink

    Local lamb in proper pubs, homemade treats in cosy tearooms... The Welsh know how to tickle your taste buds! You’ll find great gifts and picnic goodies at delis, food festivals and farmers markets too. If you’re keen to try traditional Welsh rarebit, the International Welsh Rarebit Centre is a hidden gem you won’t want to miss.

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