Brecon Beacons Summer Fayre

The other day I calculated that during my lifetime I have driven, or in my younger days been driven, through the Brecon Beacons almost a thousand times. But never have I stopped to take a look at this magnificent National Park.

Brecon Beacons view (28 August 2011)

Brecon Beacons view (28 August 2011)

Alas at this present moment it is not the time to put the walking boots on and head for the hills, but I did spot that this past weekend the National Park Mountain Centre was hosting the Brecon Beacons Summer Fayre. This seemed like a good place to at least dip a toe in the water of the Beacons (although that idiom might be best reserved for the sea-bounding Pembrokeshire Coast National Park).

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