Croeso - Welcome
Brecon Town Council welcomes you.
The town of Brecon nestles in the shadow of the majestic Brecon Beacons and has stunning and beautiful scenery. It is rich in history and there is something of interest for everyone.
Interesting and unusual shops sell antiques, a wide range of local arts, crafts, books and the finest Welsh produce - fresh, locally sourced and prepared - including Welsh Black beef, venison, trout and local ice cream are available at our restaurants, public houses, cafes, bars and shops. The accommodations is as varied as the interests of the visitors who come here and include award winning caravan parks to five star hotels.
Brecon is a perfect base for long or short stays for those wishing to have peace and quiet, or for the energetic there is walking, cycling, canoeing, horse riding or you may choose to fish on the beautiful River Usk, to take a gentle journey on a canal boat or to visit the nearby Ropes Climbing Centre, or enjoy excellent and varied facilities at the Brecon Leisure Centre. There are interesting museums and historical places of interest to visit.
The annual International Festival of Jazz is held in August in Brecon and is a must for Jazz enthusiasts with visitors from all over the world.
The Theatre, Cinema and the Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist all have a wide range of musical, choral and cultural events to suit all tastes.
Brecon is centrally situated and the intercity trains to Newport and Cardiff are served by local bus services to Brecon. For the car owner, Swansea, Hereford, the World Heritage site at Blaenavon and the beautiful Show Caves at Dan-yr-Ogof are all less than an hour away.
We are sure you will enjoy your visit to our town, and fall under its spell.