Category Archives: Days out

Crickhowell Walking Festival 2018

Thanks to our splendid location, Gliffaes is the ideal Brecon accommodation and the perfect space to rest your head after a wonderful day exploring the Brecon Beacons. One of our favourite festivals is back this February! Crickhowell’s annual walking festival returns for 2018 and will run from 24th February to 4th March – we have comprised the...

15 February 2018

18 Reasons To Visit Wales In 2018 – Part Two

To help you decide on whether you would like to visit our wonderful part of the world in 2018, we have put together our 18 reasons to visit Wales in 2018. If you missed our first part to our blog, please click here! Reason number 9 – Welsh Cakes Popular since the 19th Century and a...

20 December 2017

18 reasons to visit Wales in 2018 – Part One

Here at Gliffaes, we’re very lucky as our hotel in the Brecon Beacons is placed conveniently in Mid Wales. Due to this, we take great pride in keeping up to date with the goings-on across the nation and offering a luxurious base for our guests who wish to explore. Whilst Wales is a magnificent country steeped...

12 December 2017

Three Things to do in the Brecon Beacons this Christmas

Renowned as the finest of all Crickhowell hotels, at Gliffaes we know there’s nowhere else in the world like the Brecon Beacons during Christmas time. Snowy trails and rising hills, crisp coatings of frost on blades of grass and the lovely countryside to explore – read on to discover our top three things to do...

29 November 2017

A Welsh Road Trip

The three Welsh National Parks; Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire make for the perfect Welsh Road Trip or week to ten day’s holiday. Luckily for us, these areas of outstanding beauty are within easy travelling distance of our hotel in Brecon. Get away from the crowded south west coast of Devon and Cornwall and discover...

25 July 2017

Planning on staying at our Hotel in Brecon this summer?

Planning on staying at our Hotel in Brecon this summer? In this blog, we bring you the most wonderful things to do in The Brecon Beacons during your stay with us at Gliffaes. As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, the Brecon events calendar is certainly starting to fill up. The summer...

06 June 2017

The Legend of Twm Siôn Cati

The Legend of Twm Siôn Cati As part of a Visit Wales initiative, here at one of the finest hotels in South Wales, we are embracing the rich heritage of storytelling that is ingrained in Welsh culture and history. This year is Visit Wales’ Year of Legends and in the spirit of the project we...

18 April 2017

A Walk in the Park

 Over a Hundred Guided Walks in the National Park over 9 Days 25th February to 5th March 2017 Early Spring will see the tenth annual Crickhowell Walking Festival kick off on the 25th February which heralds 9 days of guided walks in the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons with walks to suit everyone. All abilities...

06 February 2017

Take a Guide

If you only have a couple of days away it is difficult to know what is worth seeing, how to get there and how to make sense of what you are visiting. It can pay dividends to use the services of a local expert or guide. I have used guides on many holidays around the...

05 April 2016

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