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Brecon Beacons National Park July's walks, activities and events

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Brecon Beacons National Park: Guided Walks & Events

A full programme of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority guided walks, children's activities and family events for you to enjoy throughout July 2012.

Sun 1 Jul 10:00 – 15:00
Milling around Talgarth
Join us for a moderate 8 mile circular walk through Trefecca to Mynydd Troed and Penyrwrlodd Long Barrow where the remains of at least fifteen humans, along with flint arrow heads and a flint knife and most interesting of all a hollow sheep bone which appears to be fashioned into a flute, making it the earliest musical instrument found in the British Isles! Return to Talgarth Mill for well earned refreshments and an optional tour of the mill. Suggested donation: £3 per person. Booking essential 01874 623366. Meet: Main Talgarth car park (SO 153 337).

Sun 8 Jul 10:30am
Visit one of the Park's most popular film locations
Visit a popular and dramatic film location on this moderate level walk with two National Park wardens who have worked closely with film and television companies at this site. Learn a little about the filming of Dr Who, Merlin and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to name but three and more about the area’s environmental value and the conservation challenges which face it. Suggested donation: £3 per person. Booking essential 01874 623366. Further details to follow.

Sat 14 Jul 10.00-16.00
The Sugar Loaf summit and Ancient Oaks
An energetic 8 mile circular walk to the summit of the Sugar Loaf via St. Mary’s Vale and Mynydd Pen-y-fal, returning through the ancient oaks of Deri Wood. Learn about the work of the National Trust, enjoy some rewarding views and discover the stories behind some of the features you will pass. Meet: Abergavenny Tourist Information & National Park Centre, NP7 5HL (SO 301 140). Parking charges apply. Suggested donation: £5 per person. In partnership with The National Trust. To book your place please call 01874 623366.

Thu 19 Jul 14:15-16:30
Brecon Town Past and Present
Discover Brecon’s sites of distinction, fascinating past and residents of renown on this gentle 2 mile walk around the town. Finish your tour with a visit to Cantre Selyf, believed to be the oldest domestic dwelling in Brecon, for wonderful cake and tea at a cost of £3 per person. Suggested donation £1 per adult. Parking charges apply. No dogs please. This is a family friendly and access for all walk. Booking essential on 01874 623366. Meet: Canal Basin, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon, LD3 7EW.

Sat 28 Jul 11.00-15.00
Pen y Fan Circular
Enjoy great views on this 4½ mile energetic walk to the summit of the highest mountain in southern Britain. Step back in time to the Bronze Age and visit the site of the obelisk raised to tragic Tommy Jones. Total ascent: 525m. Meet: Storey Arms car park on A470 (SN 982203) (LD3 8NL).Suggested donation: £5 per adult. This is a family friendly walk suitable for children 8 years and above. Booking essential 01874 623366. In partnership with The National Trust.

Sat 28 July 10:30-16:00
Solar Scopes
at the Mountain Centre, LD3 8ER
Cardiff Astronomical Society invites you to enjoy a rare chance to see our nearest star in close-up. Solar telescopes will be set up to allow you to view the sun safely (weather permitting). Come and have a peek for free, and find out how to get involved in astronomy. Free. No booking required. Parking charges apply. Family friendly. To find out more call the National Park Visitor Centre (the Mountain Centre) on 01874 623366.

Tues 31 July 10.00-13.00
Take pART Pottery Workshop
at the Mountain Centre, LD3 8ER.
Be inspired by the natural environment around you and create your own masterpiece. Suitable for adults and children aged 5 and up. Children under 12 - make sure you bring an adult with you. Cost: £5.00 per child. Parking charges apply. Booking essential. To find out more and to book a place call the National Park Visitor Centre (the Mountain Centre) on 01874 623366.

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Date and Times

01-Jul-2012 31-Jul-2012

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