Guidebook

Family friendly hikes in the Brecon Beacons

5 memorable hikes to enjoy with your whole family

Amy Foo

Description

The Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales is a great destination for family days out due to its stunning scenery and wide range of activities. Located in the heart of South Wales, the Brecon Beacons is an area of rugged, unspoiled beauty that is perfect for exploring with kids.

One of the main reasons the Brecon Beacons is great for family days out is the variety of activities on offer. From gentle reservoir side strolls to adventurous mountain hikes, there is something for every age and ability. There are also a number of family-friendly attractions in the region, including the National Showcaves Centre for Wales, the Dan-yr-Ogof National Park, and the Big Pit National Coal Museum.

In this guidebook you will find our favourite family friendly hikes for the days that you want to be in the great outdoors!

Four Waterfalls Walk

Four Waterfalls Walk

1 - 2 hrs
6.6 km
243 m
243 m
The Four Waterfalls Walk is a beautiful and popular route in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales. It takes you through some of the most stunning scenery in the park, including four breathtaking waterfalls: Sgwd Clun-Gwyn, Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn, Sgwd y Pannwr, and Sgwd-y-Eira.
Moderate
Private
Skirrid Fawr

Skirrid Fawr

1 - 2 hrs
4.8 km
298 m
298 m
The Skirrid Fawr is a mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales that stands at 486m tall. It's a popular destination for hikers and walkers due to its stunning views and challenging, but achievable, ascent.
Moderate
Private
Usk Reservoir Walk

Usk Reservoir Walk

1 - 2 hrs
8.3 km
151 m
152 m
The Usk Reservoir Walk is a beautiful and peaceful route in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales.
Easy
Private
Tor y Foel

Tor y Foel

1 - 2 hrs
5.7 km
380 m
380 m
The incredible panoramic views make Tor y Foel hike is a must-do for any avid hiker visiting the Brecon Beacons.
Moderate
Private
Neath Waterfall Walk

Neath Waterfall Walk

1 - 2 hrs
6.4 km
201 m
203 m
The Neath Waterfall Walk is a beautiful and popular route in Waterfall County, a region of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales that is known for its stunning waterfalls.
Moderate
Private