Large areas of Brecon Beacons National Park now open

Following announcements by the Welsh First Minister on 19 June, the majority of the Brecon Beacons National Park (but not the Central Beacons, eastern Fforest Fawr or Waterfall Country) is now open for safe local use (within 5 miles of your home).

The sites that remain closed (see map and list below and here) are closed to keep people safe and the National Park Authority is working with partners to re-open them in-line with Welsh Government guidance and timetable and additional guidance from Natural Resources Wales.

The remaining closed sites are:

  • The Central Beacons including Pen y Fan and car parks at: Craig-y-Fro, Storey Arms, Pont ar Daf, Upper Blaen y Glyn and The Neuadd
  • Waterfall Country and all associated car parks
  • Llyn y Fan Fach and its associated car park
  • Fan Fawr, Fan Frynich, Craig Cerrig Gleisiad and the Eastern Great Forest
  • Carreg Cennen castle and woodland
  • Craig-y-Nos Country Park
  • Llangasty bird hide (please note the footpath along the lake is open)
  • The National Park Visitor Centre and Mynydd Illtud Common
  • Garwnant Visit Centre
  • Cwm Giedd Forest car park (Mynydd Du in the west of the Park)
  • Grwyne Fawr car parks in the Mynydd Du forest (Black Mountains in the east of the Park)

Please remember to follow Welsh Government Social distancing rules, Stay Local and Together we’ll #KeepWalesSafe.

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