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Black Mountains

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As the most easterly of the four ranges of hills which comprise the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Black Mountains straddle the border between England and Wales and makes for a popular destination for hillwalkers, mountain bikers and horse riders. Escape with loved ones to the Black Mountains and enjoy a family holiday in the great outdoors.

Walking Holidays in the Black Mountains Dominating the eastern part of the Brecon Beacons National Park, a holiday in the Brecon Beacons affords families and couples the opportunity to discover the great outdoors on foot; meander through the majestic mountains, disappear within its flora and fauna and embrace the fresh air and the mountain views. Laced with rivers and cloaked in grass and heather, this impressive range of red sandstone hills make for a tranquil destination for hiking and mountain walking. The Beacons Way and Marches Way both pass through the iconic Black Mountains and offer newcomers extensive guided walking routes. Nearby villages such as Hay-on-Wye, Crickhowell and Abergavenny are nearby holiday destinations perfectly located for accessing the hills all year round to enjoy the iconic Black Mountains.

Activities in the Black Mountains A popular spot for walking holidays, the Black Mountains’ diverse landscape makes a great holiday destination to partake in an abundance of outdoor pursuits. For adrenaline junkies, the Black Mountain’s colossal northern ridge offers superb opportunities for gliding, hang gliding and paragliding. Tackle the hike of Pen-y-Fan - the highest point in southern Britain - and reward yourself with spectacular views of the Central Beacons and Black Mountains waiting from the top. After a day of stomping the hills, kick off your boots, relax and unwind at your unique, luxury self-catering holiday hideaway. Take to the waters and kayak along many of the rivers that weave through the landscape, experience the thrills and spills of white water rafting or gorge walking for a fun-filled holiday of unforgettable, exhilarating experiences.

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