With its three rivers, canal, its lakes and reservoirs, its mountains and with walking opportunites on all sides, Brecon offers a wealth of diverse and exciting activities. Wet weather possibilities and fun stuff for children also abound. For information about local attractions and events in Brecon and the Beacons check out brecon town council, fyi:brecon, and www.visitwales.com, or visit the Tourist Information Office in the town's main car park.
For details of what's on at "Theatr Brycheiniog" - Brecon's amazing theatre with big attractions (and a classy restaurant for lunch or pre-show supper) go to: www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk
For what's showing at Brecon's great independent cinema go to The Coliseum.
Established in 1957, the Brecon Beacons National Park is one of the three National Parks in Wales (the others being Snowdonia and the Pembrokshire coast). Covering 520 square miles there are so many things to do including: Walking, Kayaking, Fishing, Mountain Biking and Pony Trekking, to name but a few.
More detail and upcoming event information can be found at http://www.breconbeacons.org/do
In 2013, the night sky above the Brecon Beacons was designated an International Dark sky reserve and now attracts star gazers from all over the country.