April 2012

National Park heritage gems sought for Local List

Residents in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park are being invited to nominate unprotected buildings, monuments and other assets that add to the heritage of the area to help ensure their long term future and protection.

National Park Authority welcomes new Commercial Manager

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Wayne Lewis as its new Commercial Manager.

Calling all cyclists for the Canal 200 Cycle charity ride

There’s nothing like a fantastic charity cycle ride for a worthy cause to give you that feel good factor – mind, body and soul. So if you’re looking for a cycle ride that does just that pump up your tires, jump on your bikes and head down to the Bannau…

National Parks Wales = Winning Landscapes

As the London 2012 Olympics approaches, the National Parks of Wales invites the world to enjoy some of Wales’ most inspirational, beautiful and breathtaking landscapes.

Ancient fallen city of Greece in ‘Wrath of the Titans’ found in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park

A worldwide search for an ancient fallen city of Greece, where Kronos – father of Zeus - releases ‘hell on Earth’ in the newly released feature film ‘Wrath of the Titans’ has been uncovered at a quarry site in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park.

Historical information wanted by Dyfed Archaeological Trust

A new partnership between Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority, Dyfed Archaeological Trust, the National Museum of Wales and the Black Mountain Centre in Brynaman - aiming to celebrate the unique history of the lime industry on the Black Mountain – kick starts with an Open Day on Thursday 12th April.

Teams from around the UK take on the Witches’ Pool Challenge

Competitive walkers from around the UK travelled to an historic waterfall site in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park last Saturday, March 31st to take part in a wicked new walking challenge.

Tasty new Canalman’s Lunch marks another thumbs up for Canal’s 200th Anniversary

Normally it’s a cake that marks an anniversary celebration but this year there’s a delicious new lunch on the menu in the form of a Canalman’s Lunch being served along the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal to mark its special bicentenary.

Special Celebratory service of ‘Cwmdu Church in Wales School’ marks the end of an era

A special Church Service in Cwmdu Church and a small village party marked the end of an era as Cwmdu Church in Wales School closed its doors to pupils for the last time.

It’s party time in the National Park

The National Park Visitor Centre is the only place to be this coming Bank Holiday (April 6th- 9th) with a whole host of fun and activities for this year’s Party in the Park.