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Explore the beauty of the Brecon Beacons with Andy’s waterfall tours

Less than an hour away from Cardiff, the living landscapes of Brecon’s waterfall country are becoming popular this November

These waterfall tours offer photo opportunities worthy of any Instagram page
Pictures thanks to Wales Outdoors

Tours of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Brecon Beacons are on offer from November through until Christmas, and tickets are selling out quickly.

The tours come in two different varieties. The first is a 10-mile guided walk of eight separate waterfalls, which provides a rich showcase of Brecon’s abundance of tumbling water. The second is a halved version, a walk covering four waterfalls which offers more time for photography. Both cost £12.50.

Taking place in the Ystradfellte area of the Brecon Beacons National Park; both walks offer a chance to walk behind a waterfall, for those who are looking for the best photo opportunities.

These tours are led by Andy Lamb, a mountain leader with over 25 years of experience coordinating guided walks in Wales.

Andy is also the owner of Wales Outdoors, a Cardiff-based company that offers a range of outdoor activities and bike hire.

Preparing for his next tour on November 2nd, Andy said, “The feedback on the tours is amazing; everyone who has been on the waterfall walks so far has really enjoyed them.” 

The terrain to the waterfalls can be awkward, but it is well worth the view

Andy urged anyone interested in the tours to look at the reviews, as the Wales Outdoors page on Tripadvisor had only excellent reviews. He also said that the walks are for all ages.

“We get quite a wide range of ages from 20-year-olds through to 70-year-olds,” Andy continues, “the tours are a really nice way to get out and explore for all ages.”

Tickets for the guided walks of waterfall country are selling out quickly, likely due to the popularity of the region among tourists. The official Brecon Beacons National Park website reports that the Ystradfellte area gets around 300,000 visitors a year.

There is also a few smaller waterfalls on the way to the main exhibits

Wales Outdoors also offers upcoming walks of Sugar Loaf Mountain, The Autumn Wye Valley, Welsh limestone country and Cosmeston Lake to name a few.

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