Each camping site, caravan park and holiday park is shown on the map below. Click on a pin to see the full information about the site. If there are circles with numbers in them that means there are several sites close together, so zoom in on the map to see the individual pins.
Gold pins represent Premium Listed Parks.
Below the map is the list of the sites and parks. Please click on the names on the individual listings to see a street view map.
Events, Attractions and Places to Visit in Powys
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Hay Bluff The Black Mountains. This is where my mothers ashes lay what a beautiful spot
Brecon Leisure Centre
Indoor & Outdoor facilities.
Check website for opening times.
See also County of Monmouthshire
Victorian Festival - Llandrindod Wells
For adults and children alike, there is something to amuse the whole family. Step back in time to the 1800s with the Victorian architecture as an incredible background, dating from the spa town's heyday, making the festivities more realistic for the people of today.
Abergavenny Castle and Museum
The castle is one of the best examples of a motte and bailey castle in Britain. Originally built approximately in 1087, it has a fascinating history, particularly the massacre of Welsh Nobles on Christmas Day 1175.
Historic Houses Association
Over 315 properties throughout the UK to visit.
Check website for current opening hours and tariff.
The Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal
This is one of the most scenic canal routes in Britain. It runs for 32 miles (51.5 km), through idyllic scenery in the National Park between Brecon and Pontypool.
Abergavenny is a picturesque town situated in the South Eastern corner of Wales, only 20 miles from the English border.
The National Park Visitor Centre, Brecon
Open every day of the year - except Christmas Day.
Spring (Mar-Jun) 9.30am to 5.00pm
Summer (Jul-Aug) 9.30am to 5.30pm
Autumn (Sept-Oct) 9.30am to 5.00pm
Winter (Nov-Feb) 9.30am to 4.30pm
The Centre is free but there is a charge for car parking.
Brecon Beacons National Park Info Site
Just as you need to explore and discover the Brecon Beacons, please explore and discover this website, which is intended to help make your visit to this National Park a richer and more enjoyable experience.
National Trust Places to visit
Check out the website for National Trust places to visit in the area.
Elan Valley Visitor Centre, Near Rhayadar
The Elan Valley Estate is an area of spectacular beauty and abundant wildlife right in the heart of mid Wales.
It is wonderful place to visit in any season.
The National Showcaves Centre for Wales
The Centre is open DAILY - end of March to end of October.
They open at 10.00 am, One ticket for 10 attractions,
with tickets available throughout the day until 3.00pm
- the last admittance in to the visitor attractions.
They also open during December for their Father Christmas experience & for February Half Term week.
(For current information, please t/p - 01639 730284).
The Judge's Lodging
Explore the gaslit world of the Victorian judges, their servants and prisoners at this totally hands-on historic house. Damp cells and vast courtroom included. Open March - Dec. See website for times and prices.
Forestry Commission in Wales
2011 is the International Year of Forests.
Check the website for local activities, events and facilities in the local forest areas.
National Trust Places in Monmouthshire
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. FREE ENTRY
Open daily 9.30am5pm. Last admission 4pm.
Underground tours run frequently 10am - 3.30pm.
NOTE: Phone to check availability for Underground tours in December & January.
The vibrant and unspoilt market town of Abergavenny also acts as the Gateway to the Brecon Beacons National Park with The Black Mountains being the closest mountain range.
Information about Powys
Some information about Powys from Campsite Finder Online, your online guide to camping and caravanning.
It seems these days more and more holiday makers are staying in the England, Scotland and Wales for camping and caravanning, motorhome and RV holidays.
On the right hand side of the page there is a list of camp sites, caravan parks and holiday parks Powys to choose from, just simply click on the campsite name to see an aerial view. Some of the listings have a gold smiley these are featured listings and hold information about the site.
Please fill out the reviews section to help others decide on the site they would like to stay at.
On the left of the page is a list of things to do, attractions and businesses in Powys County, these are linked to their websites for more information.
Powys covers the historic counties of Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire, most of Brecknockshire, and a small part of Denbighshire — an area of 5,196 km², making it the largest county in Wales by land area.
It is bounded to the north by Gwynedd, Denbighshire and Wrexham; to the west by Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire; to the east by Shropshire and Herefordshire; and to the south by Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Monmouthshire and Neath Port Talbot.
The castles in the area to vist are :
It also has the famous Offa's Dyke Path which is a long distance footpath along the Welsh-English border. Opened in 1971, it is one of Britain's premier National Trails and draws walkers from throughout the world. Much of the 283 km (177 miles) long route either follows, or keeps close company with, the remnants of Offa's Dyke, an 8th century earthwork, the majority of which was probably constructed on the orders of Mercian King Offa.
The sceneray of the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons is breathtaking.