May 2010

National Park’s online reporting system leads to successful prosecution of off-roaders.

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority’s new online reporting system has led to its first successful prosecution of illegal off-roaders using a restricted byway in the National Park. For release 10th May 2010

Nant Llech Trail and Henrhyd Falls receive welcome facelift

Visitors out for a walk to South Wales’ tallest waterfall ‘Henrhyd Falls’, will now have much more to see and hear thanks to over £20,000 worth of improvements on the Nant Llech Trail in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park. (For release Thursday 22nd April 2010)

Wardens invite audiences at the Guardian Hay Festival to stretch their legs as well as their minds

Visitors to the Guardian Hay Festival are being invited by Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Wardens to a series of family inspired farm walks held during the Festival period.For release 28th May 2010

Podcasts breathe new life into National Park walking experience

Some people walk the walk (in the Bannau Brycheiniog that is) and some people talk the talk but with the launch of four new audio podcasts in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park you can now listen to the talk as you walk. Just plug in your ipod or MP3 Player…

Wales Sustainability Week sees Welsh tourism businesses going for gold

As Wales Sustainability Week (17-23 May) gets underway next week, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for nine diverse tourism businesses from Bannau Brycheiniog National Park and Powys to celebrate their gold medals from the Green Tourism Business Scheme in its FIRST Welsh pilot project. (For release 14th May 2010)

Exchange trip to Cornwall opens new doors for tourism

Last week local tourism entrepreneurs from the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park got a chance to broaden their horizons, develop new business ideas with like-minded tourism operators and enjoy some Cornish sea air at an educational trans-European exchange visit held in Newquay, Cornwall. For release 10th May 2010

Picture perfect winners of Crickhowell Walking Festival

Happy memories of the successful Crickhowell Walking Festival were rekindled last week as the winners of its first photographic competition were announced.(For release 10th May 2010).