Notes on Summer 2017 programme


Welcome to the Summer programme. We hope you enjoy it. There is a vast range of walks including waterfalls, geology, industrial history, folk history, castles and of course not least our wonderful countryside. There are also interesting talks at The Bear, Crickhowell most months.

Brecon Beacons Park Society A.G.M.
Please see details under June 24th. This a particularly important AGM as several of the executive committee are standing down and replacing them is essential if the Society is to continue. Please attend if at all possible and offer help if you are able. Please note there is an earlier start time of 10.15am.

B.B.P.S. 25th Anniversary.
An evening dinner has been booked at the Castle Hotel in Brecon with Roy Noble as an after dinner speaker. The date is September 16th and details and tickets will soon be available. Watch for other events too.

Brecon Beacons National Park also have an anniversary – their 60th. There are all sorts of events so check out their website and give them your support.

Cambrian Way June 9th – 12th
This is a four day continuation of their route through Wales. Booking is essential – please contact Derek Thomas on or 01242 678655

Beacons Way 8-day trek: Sat 29th July – Sat 5th Aug 2017
An 8-day trek across the Brecon Beacons National Park from Holy Mountain (Ysgyryd Fawr) to Bethlehem and on to Llangadog. Booking is essential as places will be limited, and priority will be given to those who book for the whole eight days, so book now to ensure your place.
To book and for further information check the Short Breaks and Multi-day Walks page of the BBPS website or contact :
Anne Pritchard – – 029 2061 0397

Forest Fawr Geopark festival (Geofest) May 20th – June 4th
There are some joint walks with BBPS – see walks programme.
For other walks or events look on their website or telephone Alan Bowring 01874 620415

Navigation Courses
The “Get Lost ” and “Get Lost Again” navigation course is now run by Rob Pritchard. Open to all members they are fantastic ways to improve your hill navigation. Details at the back of the walks programme. Book now! Spaces are limited


Self Guided Walks. Kevin McAnulty has now entered walks on our website of original Wednesday Wanders. The directions are there – try them.

All walking members – please carry a card in the top of your rucksack giving your emergency contact and details of any medication you take/need. Also if you have a mobile phone enter an emergency contact under the name ICE (emergency services will always look for this)