Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park lies on the border between Mid Wales and South Wales and 2017 was the 60th Anniversary of its designation. The Brecon Beacons offers dark skies, spectacular mountain ranges, internationally renowned geology, waterfalls, market towns, bountiful wildlife, diverse recreational opportunities to the highest peak in southern Britain – Pen y Fan. It contains some of the most spectacular and distinctive upland formations in southern Britain and covers an area of 1347 sq km (520 sq miles).  It includes Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark and it was awarded International Dark Sky Reserve status in 2013 – Wales’s first and so far only one of eleven destinations in the world to be granted the prestigious accolade.