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A Circular Walk From Crickhowell and Back in Time for Lunch

A 6-mile circular walk from Crickhowell car park to the top of Table Mountain and back via Cwm Cumbeth valley.

01 Jun 2019

Thinking of attending Hay Festival 2019?

The Word’s Biggest Literary Festival Returns With A Packed 10-Day Programme Our hotel in Brecon Beacons is perfectly situated so that you can enjoy the best bits of the festival before returning to some guaranteed peace and quiet back at Gliffaes. A mere 30 minutes’ drive from our Brecon hotel, Hay Festival can be found...

16 Apr 2019

Things to do in the Brecon Beacons this winter

It’s hard to think that we’re only part way through winter (it doesn’t officially turn to spring until the 20th March). There’s no point in sitting around and waiting for the sun to return because there’s still plenty of things to do in the Brecon Beacons; we have a couple of suggestions below. Getting outside...

05 Feb 2019

Crickhowell High Street Wins Top Prize

Just last month we received the news that Crickhowell High Street had been awarded the title of Best High Street in the UK. We’re one of the hotels in Wales that take great delight in supporting local business and with the festive season almost upon us it’s the perfect time to provide you with some...

06 Dec 2018

Gliffaes At Brecon Beacons Food Festival

Showcasing his culinary talent; Karl put on a cookery demonstration creating a dish that definitely seemed to ‘wow’ the crowd.

18 Oct 2018

Gliffaes at Brecon Beacons Food Festival

Karl Cheetham, Head Chef at our Brecon restaurant, recently presented at the Brecon Beacons Food Festival. Showcasing his culinary talent; Karl put on a cookery demonstration creating a dish that definitely seemed to ‘wow’ the crowd. We were honoured when asked to cook for an audience of festival-goers at this year’s Brecon Beacons Food Festival....

18 Oct 2018

October is the time to visit our Arboretum

A visit to the Arboretum is an Autumn must at our Brecon Beacons hotel Gliffaes Hotel has an impressive collection of both native trees and trees from all around the world; many of the large oaks within the grounds date back over 4 – 500 years. Over the next three to four weeks we should be...

18 Oct 2018

A four day stay itinerary courtesy of our Brecon Beacons hotel

Prepare to explore the Brecon Beacons this summer; we have compiled a four-day itinerary for you to enjoy that offers expert suggestions from those in the know. Whether your passion lies in cycling, shopping, canoeing or exploring, don’t forget to unwind and relax in our hotel. Brecon truly is the destination for everyone… Day 1...

20 Apr 2018

Things to do in Crickhowell this Spring

Our Brecon hotel looks forward to warmer temperatures, the burst of daffodils and walks without chills… The changing of the seasons is cause for celebration, and nowhere is spring more beautiful than in the Brecon Beacons. See below our recommendations for things to do this spring. Aberhyddnant Organic Farm – perfect for the children at half...

19 Feb 2018

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