Further Afield

Using Talybont on Usk as your base, you can easily reach the following local attractions:-

Llangorse Lake (7 miles) – the largest natural lake in South Wales – renowned for its Pike Fishing.  Canoes, sailing dinghies, rowing boats and pedaloes can all be hired from Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park, water- skiing is also permitted on the lake. Lovely place to visit, stroll around, watch the lake activity and have a cup of tea.

Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre (6 miles) – Fantastic range of activities for kids and adults alike. Assault courses, climbing walls, zip wires and horse riding.

Good Day Out: want something completely different to do as a couple or a family then you can get involved in Sheep Trekking, Pig or Miniature Donkey Walking, Lambing, Hedgehog helper morning, Fleece to Felt, Sheep Dog Shepherding.  Take a look at the website for more information, available dates and to book.

Cantref Adventure Farm and Riding Centre (5 miles) – large indoor play areas, animal petting farm, exhilarating water slide – lots of activities for young families.

Garwnant Visitors Centre (21 miles) – 400 acres of beautiful woodland, tranquil nature and puzzle trails,  kids’ mountain bike course and restaurant.

Brynich Play Barn (6 miles) – Award winning indoor play centre

Talgarth Mill (11 miles) – a fully restored 18th century working flour mill, bakery and a riverside cafe serving local seasonal food and drink. Outside the mill, watch the restored water wheel turn and walk along the banks of the river through the beautiful Riverside Gardens.

Wings of Wales  (26 miles) this is a thrilling conservation and falconry experience based at Crag Y Nos Country Park. It is a small team dedicated to providing high quality falconry displays, experience days, static displays, photography tuition and conservation talks. You are able to fly birds on a one-to-one basis or as a family.

Hay on Wye (19 miles) –  world famous  for its secondhand and antiquarian bookshops. At present there are approximately thirty major bookshops in the town. The annual Hay Literary Festival takes place at the end of May in the town.

Brecon Mountain Railway  (25 miles) – Travel in behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways in Wales.

Big Pit (22 miles) – Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain’s leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out.

Dan-yr-Ogof Show Caves (26 miles) –  Dan yr Ogof is one of the finest and best preserved caves in South Wales and is one of Wales’ most popular tourist attractions.

National Botanic Gardens of Wales (50 miles) – The garden is both a visitor attraction and a centre for botanical research and conservation, and features the world’s largest single-span glasshouse measuring 110 m (360 ft) long by 60 m (200 ft) wide.