Saturday 9th August 2014 - Married for 1387 days

Things To Do

Things To Do

Those who are choosing to make the most of their trip to the rolling hills of Mid-Wales might want to consider a few places of interest near to Llangoed Hall. We have compiled a list of what we think are the must-see places; take a look below.

 

  • Elan Valley - here you will be treated to some spectacular reservoirs and dams, some great walking spots and a tea-room to keep you going. http://www.elanvalley.org.uk/
  • Brecon Jazz Festival - this annual event is occuring on the same weekend as our wedding. Fans of jazz music should head to Brecon town, where various pubs will host a mixture of jazz musicians throughout the weekend. Please see http://breconjazz.com/home/ for more information.
  • Penderyn distillery - the home of Welsh whiskey. Recommended for those who enjoy a drop of the single malt. http://www.welsh-whisky.co.uk/
  • Pen y Fan - the highest peak of the Brecon Beacons. A spectacular walk with breathtaking views, it's the jewel in the crown of the Brecon Beacons National Park. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1356405780951/
  • St Fagans National History Museum - one of Europe's foremost open-air museums representing the life and culture of Wales and situated in 100-acres of parkland (free entry). http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/stfagans/
  • Abbey Cwm Hir Hall - sample Wales' finest example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture. http://www.abbeycwmhir.com/
  • Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal - this major waterway runs 42 miles from Brecon to Newport. You can ride on a canal boat, walk along and sample a few of the pubs in Talybont-on-Usk or just feed the ducks in Brecon. http://www.mbact.org.uk/
  • Tretower Castle and Court - 900 year old castle surrounded by lovely gardens and countryside.  http://cadw.wales.gov.uk/daysout/tretowercourtandcastle/?lang=en
  • Talgarth Mill - a recently restored water mill with guided tours available. If you visit in the morning, you might be lucky enough to get your hands on some fresh bread.   http://www.talgarthmill.com/
  • National Showcaves Centre for Wales - voted Britains finest natural wonder. There are 3 exceptional caves to experience and they also have one of the worlds largest collections of life-sized dinosaur models (220 in total). http://www.showcaves.co.uk/
  • Llangorse Lake - The largest natural lake in South Wales. You can sail, canoe, row and pedaloe across or if you're into fishing, this lake is renowned for its pike population.   http://www.llangorselake.co.uk/
  • Big Pit - a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums.   http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/bigpit/
  • Hay-On-Wye - famous for its literary festival and some lovely old bookshops.  http://www.hay-on-wye.co.uk/
  • Raglan Castle - built around two courtyards, this 15th Century moated castle is where the Crimean Commander took his name and tailor named a type of rounded sleeve. http://cadw.wales.gov.uk/daysout/raglancastle/?lang=en