Porth yr Ogof ‘washing machine’

We’ve just had this message from Oxfordshire outdoors, which other caving providers might like to be aware of: “For info we had a pupil who sustained a fairly deep cut to their hand whilst in the washing machine section of PYO on Thursday afternoon. Surprising – considering how well worn that section is – so … Read more

Pont ar Daf Car Park, Pen y Fan

The National Trust have announced that they will begin work in May on extending and improving the Pont ar Daf car park (situated on the foot of Pen y Fan), which will also include new visitor facilities. On completion, the car park will offer: 260 safe parking spaces away from the busy A470 road, including … Read more

Calling all residents of Glasbury & Hay!!!

If… you’re a resident in the Glasbury-on-Wye or Hay-on-Wye areas; and you care about whether paddlesport continues on the Wye from both these locations… …you might like to lobby your prospective local County and Community / Town Council nominees in advance of the forthcoming local elections on 5 May: they’re more likely to be receptive … Read more

Sychryd Gorge Cascades hazard – changes to water flow indicate instability in river-left rock face

Thanks to Black Mountain Activities for the following information and photographs: “Changes have occurred on The Cascade river left, loose rocks and change of water course! You may remember last season a large amount of rock fell at the entrance [top] of the cascades river left (making it wider); water is now coming through the … Read more

Brecon Beacons National Park Ambassador Online Course

If you’d like to learn more about the Brecon Beacons National Park – and become an ‘ambassador’ to help your clients understand and get the most from the area – why not visit this new online course? www.ambassador.wales/brecon-beacons The first three units, available now, will earn a Bronze Ambassador certificate: Welcome to Brecon Beacons National … Read more