As a town at the very heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park Brecon is a great base from which to enjoy walking, climbing, cycling, caving and many other outdoor activities. See our What to do section for more details.
The Regimental Museum Spanning over 300 years of regimental history, this fine looking building displays objects from Rorkes Drift and even a teddy bear that went to World War One! There are plenty of activities for children, family trails and a souvenir shop. Admission is £3 for adults with children under 16 free.
Brecon Cathedral and Heritage Centre Only granted Cathedral status in 1923, the origins of this magnificent Cathedral date back to 1093. Home to the largest Norman font in Britain, the site also features a 17th century tithe barn which now functions as a heritage centre and craft shop with an excellent restaurant. Admission is free.
As one of the larger towns in the National Park, Brecon has lots to offer visitors whatever the weather.
Theatr Brycheiniog occupies a lovely spot at the canal basin in the town. It has an art gallery and restaurant and offers a wide variety of shows all year round.
Coliseum Cinema is also in Brecon centre and has 2 screens.
Brecon Leisure Centre is an excellent facility with 2 swimming pools, 10-pin bowling, squash and tennis courts, and a large gym.