Llangors Lake & the Brecon Beacons

Llangors and the Local Area

Llangors Village is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in Wales. The village provides for the needs of most with two pubs, post office(Village Hall Mon & Thurs) and Church. The nearest shops are in Talgarth or Bwlch, 4 miles away. Brecon and Crickhowell are a 10 and 20 minute drive away respectively (for the nearest supermarket, outdoor stores and petrol stations). The centre is in Llangors Village which is 8 miles East of Brecon, 9 miles West of Crickhowell, 11 miles South East of Hay and 4 miles North of the A40 at Bwlch.

Llangors Lake and nature area are less than half a mile from the centre where visitors can enjoy sailing, pleasure boats, fishing, water ski club in addition to a shop, café, caravan sites, an open common and ample parking. The area also hosts the Welsh Crannog Centre including display boards and nature walks to Llangasty.

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre at Gilfach can be found 1 mile away. The centre provides a superb indoor climbing centre, as well as unique outdoor activities and a large Riding Centre and Bunkhouse facilities.

Also in the area is the Ellesmere Trekking Centre where riding is available.


The area surrounding Llangors Youth and Community Centre is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas in the UK. There are a wealth of opportunities for walking from the centre and the opening of numerous new routes and footpaths in the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains has provided even greater choice.

There are now hundreds of self-guided circular and linear walks specifically designed to provide attractive routes all year round. The most spectacular routes are in the hills of Mynydd Troed and Mynydd Llangors and on the Allt, further afield is Pen y Fan the highest point in the Beacons – for a more leisurely and low level ramble, a walk to view the wildlife surrounding Llangors Lake will provide a gentler introduction to the area.

Mountain Biking:

For mountain bikers and cyclists, the area has breathtaking single tracks, quiet roads and minutes from the Sustrans Route, Llangors Village Hall is an ideal base from which to explore the area. Whether you want a long distance tour or a leisurely ride from a tea shop to a pub, a family day out to a Roman site or an exhilarating spin through open countryside, the varied landscape around Llangors, Crickcowell and Brecon is unbeatable.

Group Travel:

Classic countryside, distinctive shopping, wonderful walks and just an hour from the M4 – there’s so much to see around Llangors and Brecon and so many ways to explore. If you’re planning to bring a group to the area, we’ve put together some suggestions to help you with your planning and to get the most out of your trip.

Whether you’re looking for activities, wildlife, hydrology, geology, history, network, planning, tourism or geography, you’ll find it around Llangors and the Brecon Beacons.