Brecon Town: A Traditional Market Town
Brecon is a traditional Mid Wales market town nestling in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons National Park in the County of Powys.
This magical spot at the confluence of two rivers, the Usk and the Honddu, has always been a popular destination offering visitors spectacular scenery and leisure activities.
In Brecon and its surrounding area there are many interesting opportunities for outdoor activities and leisure facilities including walking, climbing, canoeing, horse riding and many more. You should also while in Brecon, make a detour out to Libanus and the Brecon Beacons Mountain Centre.
Brecon remains first and foremost a traditional Mid Wales market town - as you will see on any Tuesday or Friday! You will find independent butchers shops in the market stalls area, and some fascinating independent shops. If you are into paintings and art, there are a half dozen art shops which you can browse through on a rainy day.