November 2011

A food lovers weekend Winter wonderland in Hay

An outdoor Christmas market is guaranteed to add that extra sparkle to Hay this weekend (26th -27th November) with thousands of people expected to turn up and enjoy the dazzling displays of Welsh local produce and handicrafts at the Hay Winter Food Festival (26th) and the Hay Arts and Crafts…

Brecon Winter Wonderfest (with real reindeer!) comes to town

With real reindeer and a live Christmas nativity, visitors to the Bannau Brycheiniog this festive season will be guaranteed some extra Christmas sparkle, as the Christmas season opens with the Brecon Winter Wonderfest at the end of this month.

National Park Visitor Centres given thumbs up by Visit Wales

National Park staff at the Waterfalls Centre, in Pontneddfechan and the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus are doing an outstanding job when it comes to looking after visitors. And to prove it, they have both received its ‘Quality Assured Visitor Attraction’ from Visit Wales.

Futuristic Dutch Cube brings creativity and inspiration to National Park

Garwnant Visitor Centre, just outside Brecon has had a close encounter of the Dutch kind with a visit from an innovative and futuristic mobile cube – set up to inspire businesses to think differently – all the way from the Dutch city of Tilburg.

National Park Officer wins Abergavenny Tourism Award

Carol Williams never thought her role as Tourism Growth Officer for Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority would earn her awards — but that’s just what happened last week when Abergavenny and District Tourist Association awarded her a Tourism Award for promoting the popular Welsh town.