The Welsh Assembly and the Welsh government are considering plans to change how National Parks are looked after. But the plans are missing crucial protections that would safeguard Wales’ natural beauty for future generations. The “Sandford Principle” must be retained as an ultimate safeguard so that, when there is an unresolvable conflict of purposes, conservation…
An Urgent Message from Jim Wilson, Chairman BBPS. Hello Fellow Members of the Brecon Beacons Park Society. I am contacting you today to give you an update on the seriousness of the crisis that the Society is facing. A number of Members who are actively involved in making our Society as successful as it is…
Judith Harvey will be giving us an illustrated talk on “Projects in the Park” at The Bear Hotel in Crickhowell at 7.30pm on Wednesday 14th June. Judith has been a Warden for many years and is now Warden Manager for the Brecon Beacons National Park. So this will be a great opportunity to learn about…
The Minutes of the 2016 AGM are available for download by clicking here. The Agenda for 2017 AGM is available by clicking here. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO NOMINATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED FOR THE POSTS OF CHAIRMAN OR SECRETARY. The following nominations have been made:- Hon. Chairman – No nomination received by 11 May 2017 Hon….
Another date for your diaries is Sunday 15th October, when the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority will be holding its next Heritage Day at the Brecon Theatre. This is one of a number of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the designation of the National Park in 1957. The theme of the day will…
Professor Terry Marsden has agreed to be the new Chairman of the Alliance for National Parks (Cymru). Professor Marsden was the author of the recent report into Protected Landscapes, which was well recieved by the National Park Authorities as well as the Park Societies.
Guided Walks and Events Programme
The Society runs an extensive Guided Walks Programme throughout the year.
The Walks are open to Members and Non-Members and no booking is required. Non-Members are asked for a £5 donation.
In addition, the Society holds a series of talks in the Bear Hotel, Crickhowell.
For details of the Walks and Events, please click on the link on the right.
The Society works on a number of programmes and initiatives, which aim to enhance the unique features of the National Park. You can find out more about what we are doing by clicking on the links below. If you are interested in helping out with these projects please contact us – more volunteers are always welcome!
Join the Brecon Beacons Park Society
Your fees will go to help the work of the Society in preserving the special qualities of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Our Executive Committee and all those who help the Society are unpaid volunteers.