Brecon in General Reviews
Newest Review: ... located in the shopping square next to Safeway. There is another branch of Sirius in Hereford but I have never seen them anywhere else. I bought my boyfriend a neon, spiky, glow in the dark rubber lighter from here! It is not expensive either, so if you are ever in Brecon go there and buy something for yourself, your daughter, or er, me! Brecon is not really a place that is famed for its' shopping to be honest. There is a farmers market every Wednesday where you can pick up locally produced foods. This is held in the Market Hall in the town centre. If you are a book lover, it is well worth taking a visit to Hay on Wye, "village of ... more
Customer Brecon in General Reviews (3)
by - written on 31/01/02, updated on 01/02/02 (Very useful, 160 readings)
Last year I worked on an activity camp in a village called Llangorse, six miles from the town of Brecon. Llangorse was a pretty enough place, with the largest lake in Wales and several pubs, but not a lot else, so on days off most staff members would go to Brecon. (I have written another opinion on the village of Llangorse so won't say much about it here.) Brecon (Welsh name Aberhonddu) is a fairly small town (but I would say that coming from Birmingham). There is however, a lot I can say about it so I will split this op up into sections. ___________________ How do I get there? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There are coaches ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/08/01, updated on 04/08/01 (Very useful, 108 readings)
Brecon (Aberhonddu) is situated on the A40 between Abergavenny and Llandovery. Brecon is also accessible by the A470 from Cardiff and is only an hour’s drive. Situated at the foot of the highest mountain in South Wales, Brecon has a great deal of Georgian buildings and features. With a population of some 9,000 Brecon is a Market town and on Market days you’ll find many of the old character farmers in town (maybe not so many at the moment with the foot & mouth). Brecon boasts the oldest private school in Britain in Christ College, which was set up by King Henry the 8th in 1541. The Monmouthshire Canal starts at Brecon and thirty-three miles ... Read the complete review
by - written on 12/02/01, updated on 15/02/01 (Useful, 37 readings)
Welcome to Brecon! Firstly check out the official web site which covers Brecon and all towns and villages in the area. http://www.brecon.co.uk/ If you have been a fortunate visitor to the area in the past, you will know how beautiful the countryside is around the town of Brecon. Brecon itself is situated about an hour’s drive from the M4, Hereford and Cardiff. Among the winding roads leading to the town from any direction, the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons can be seen towering above the rest of Powys fields and hills with a breathtaking majestic power that makes you realise how truly forunate us British are. ... Read the complete review
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