Mid-Wales Discovery Tour
The Brecon Beacons National Park
The Brecon Beacons National Park spans 519 square miles of beautiful mid-Wales contryside and contains some of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in Europe.The landscape is scattered with prehistoric monuments, Roman remains and medieval castles, spectacular waterfalls, caves and wooded gorges, along with distinctive upland formations.
The drive provides stunning views of the Beacons, including Pen-y-Fan,the highest mountain in South Wales, with its distinctive red table top summit standing at 886 metres.
We continue to Hay-on-Wye, the 'Town Of Books’, with its maze of narrow ancient streets, housing over 35 bookshops with over a million books for sale - a mecca for second-hand book and antiquarian book lovers!
Hay is located on the northernmost point of the Brecon Beacons National Park and lies on the Welsh border in the county of Powys.
Brecon and Monmouth Canal
Walk along the banks of the Brecon and Monmouth Canal. The canal was opened in 1812. Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature as you take a one hour's gentle walk alongside two hundred years of Welsh 'liquid history'.