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Brecon Beacons
Walking Weekend

  • 2nd weekend in Dec.
  • Organisers: MCS
  • Distance: 4 day walks between 5 & 15k
  • Participants: limited to those with some walking experience; Exmoor challenge, Ten Tors, D of E etc
  • We stay in a rather splendid farm house.
  • Leave first thing Fri. & return late Mon.

I will be organising day walks out from the fantastically located Forest Lodge. Weather allowing we will climb the highest mountain in the Brecon’s & walk under a monstrous waterfall.

This trip is ideal for those:

  • Proposing to undertake the Ten Tors event next May

  • Having completed The Ten Tors event & wanting to explore a new area.

  • Exmoor challenge participants

  • Abbots way participants

  • Pupils undertaking the D of E Award

  • There is some accommodation suitable for accompanying parents, you need to be happy walking about 10 miles a day in challenging conditions.

Forest Lodge Estate was built by a Scotsman in the Brecon Beacons in the 1820s and is 1000 feet above sea level. This is the main estate farmhouse and has kept all the character of an olde worlde farmhouse but with modern amenities. The farmhouse has been renovated and is ideal for large groups or families wishing to holiday together. There is a large grassed area in front of the house, ideal as a play area, the house is surrounded by large enclosed grounds with a little stream. It is in a wonderful position with spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons and the beauty of the surrounding area. It is only 1 mile from the National Park Visitors Centre. There are magnificent views of Fan Frynach and Rhos Dringarth Mountains from the farmhouse, and across the common to the National Park Mountain Centre.

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: Tuesday, 11-Oct-2016