VISIT Brecon Beacons National Park:
Brecon Beacons National Park was established in 1957, and has a total area of 333,697 acres (521 square miles, or 1,351 square kilometers).
|Address||Brecon, Wales, LD3 8ER|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
Brecon Beacons National Park is the 10th most visited park in the country.
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Brecon Beacons National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Brecon Beacons National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Brecon Beacons National Park are July, June, August & May.
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Brecon Beacons National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Brecon Beacons National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Brecon Beacons National Park.
|Exmoor National Park||86 km|
|Pembrokeshire Coast National Park||114 km|
|Snowdonia National Park||137 km|
|Dartmoor National Park||148 km|
|New Forest National Park||168 km|
|Peak District National Park||196 km|
|South Downs National Park||214 km|
|Wicklow Mountains National Park||237 km|
|Yorkshire Dales National Park||271 km|
|Lake District National Park||303 km|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Brecon Beacons National Park:
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Brecon Beacons National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Brecon Beacons National Park.
|Birmingham International Airport||BHX||Birmingham,||133 km|
|Manchester Airport||MAN||Manchester,||180 km|
|London Heathrow Airport||LHR||London,||213 km|
|London Luton Airport||LTN||London,||213 km|
|London Gatwick Airport||LGW||London,||242 km|
|London Stansted Airport||STN||London,||254 km|
|Belfast International Airport||BFS||Belfast,||357 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Brecon Beacons National Park.
|Cardiff International Airport||CWL||Cardiff,||56 km|
|Bristol Airport||BRS||Bristol,||77 km|
|Exeter International Airport||EXT||Exeter,||129 km|
|Liverpool John Lennon Airport||LPL||Liverpool,||165 km|
|Anglesey Airport||VLY||Angelsey,||166 km|
|Bournemouth Airport||BOH||Bournemouth,||168 km|
|East Midlands Airport||EMA||Nottingham,||179 km|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.