Local Attractions

Places to eat and drink near the site:

  • The Roast Ox Inn - Painscastle
  • The Wheelwrights Arms - Erwood
  • The Black Mountain Lodge - -Glaysbury
  • The River Café - Glaysbury
  • The Old Railway Line Garden Centre – Three Cocks
  • Rhosgoch Golf Club - Rhosgoch
  • Llangoed Hall - Llyswen
  • Foyles – Glaysbury
  • There are several Café’s in Builth Wells Town Centre
  • The Lamb – Builth Wells
  • The Fountain – Builth Wells
  • Take Away outlets in Builth Wells (Indian, Chinese, Kebab & Pizza, Fish & Chips)

The Site Owners can provide telephone numbers, menus and recommendations please ask us for details.

Towns:

  • Builth Wells (15 minutes drive)
  • Glaysbury (15 minutes drive)
  • Hay on Wye (20 minutes drive)
  • Llandrindod Wells (30 minutes drive)
  • Brecon (30 minutes drive)
  • Llanwrtyd Wells (40 minutes drive)
  • Hereford (50 minutes drive)
  • Merthyr Tydfil (1 hrs drive)
  • Abergavenny (1 hrs drive)
  • Cardiff (1.5 hrs drive)
  • Newport (1.5 hrs drive)
  • The Midlands (2 hrs drive)
  • Bristol (2 hrs drive)

Attractions and Activities:

  • Builth Safari (Guided tours around Wales) - Cilmery
  • Sculpting Holidays (studysculpture.com) – Llandewi Fach
  • The Begwns – National Trust Parkland – Llandewi Fach
  • Local Walks and cycling paths
  • The Old Railway Line Garden Centre
  • Erwood Station Gallery
  • Black Mountain Activity Centre
  • Wye Valley Canoes
  • Aberdew Hill
  • Wye Valley Walk – Builth Wells to Hay on Wye
  • Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground
  • Wyeside Arts Centre
  • Builth Wells Golf Club 
  • Quakers – Indoor Play Barn – Newbridge, Llandrindod Wells
  • Llangorse activity center
  • Llangorse Lake
  • Brecon Canal
  • Theatre Brycheiniog – Brecon
  • The Globe – Hay on Wye
  • Elan Valley – Rhayader
  • The Black Mountains
  • Brecon Beacons
  • Wye Valley Walk

Events:

23rd to 26th July – Royal Welsh Show – Llanelwedd, Builth Wells

30th July – Hay on Wye Horse Show

31st July – Brecon County Show

10th-12th August – Brecon Jazz Festival

10th – 12th August – Brecon Jazz Festival

11th August – Three Cocks Steam and Vintage Rally

28th August - World Bog Snorkelling Championship – Llanwrtyd Wells

15th-16th September – Abergavenny Food Festival

30th September - Monmouth Walking Festival

7th October – Brecon Food Festival

1st-2nd November – Hay Festival Winter Weekend

24th November – Hay Winter Food Festival

25th November – Hay Does Vintage

26th-27th November – Royal Welsh Show – Winter Festival

1st-2nd December – Hay Festival Winter Weekend


Please visit www.breconbeacons.org/events for details

There are so many activities, events, things to see and do in the area that it is impossible to list them all. There is a local information pack in each Wigwam® Cabin with lots of ideas for you to think about. The site owners have been locals for many years with a lot of knowledge of the area and the surrounding towns and villages.