Villages & Resorts in Powys (Wales) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Lakeside. On Fridays there is karioke and on Saturdays a disco. This opens until 1 at weekends and has a great atmosphere and a small pool at the front. In the village itself, there is a school, a church and a general shop/post office. The shop is closed at lunchtimes, and on Wednesdays and Sundays though! There are also 2 more pubs, The Red Lion and the Castle Inn. The Red Lion is full of staff from the PGL summer camps in the area (from March to September). There is also a hotel above the Red Lion. There are quite a few B+B's in Llangorse. The Castle Inn is smaller and more suited to older people. It also does great fish and chips! ... more
Customer Villages & Resorts in Powys (Wales) Reviews (2)
by - written on 17/11/01, updated on 17/11/01 (Very useful, 248 readings)
Llangorse is in Powys (mid Wales), 6 miles from the town of Brecon. I worked at 2 summer camps in Llangorse this year so thought I would put down my thoughts about the village. I was a little worried before I went there, thinking there would be nothing to do and it would be boring, but it wasn't at all. Llangorse is home to the largest natural lake in South Wales, Llangorse Lake. This is a beautiful location and many people visit the lake to do watersports ranging from windsurfing to canoeing. There is a hire shop there where you can hire out different types of boats-canoes and pedalos for a few pounds an hour. There is a PGL activity centre called Royal ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/11/01, updated on 17/11/01 (Very useful, 120 readings)
I have lived in Ystradgynlais now for some ten years and as with everywhere it has changed drastically over the years. Ystradgynlais unlike its neighboring village Ystalyfera is going from strength to strength. Ystradgynlais is fifteen miles from Swansea on the road to Brecon – situated on the edge of the National Park as the Estate Agents put it. It’s very much a village where everyone knows everyone’s business. As you enter Ystradgynlais you pass the Rugby Club on your right, the scene of many a classic game although sadly at the moment the team seams to be going from bad to worse. You then cross the bridge and pass the church to ... Read the complete review
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