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National Park Visitor Centre

Libanus, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
+44 1874 623366
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I have never really seen the point of this centre, located on the lower fringes of the hills and a... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
PoliteEngineer
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South West England
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The last time I visited the Visitor Centre at Libanus, then it was a simple Portacabin that offered... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
jollyrobert
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Cardiff, Wales
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You can fuel yourself for the day at the Tea Rooms which offer full breakfast, lunch and snack menus, along with a great range of tempting cakes and desserts. The Tea Rooms are licensed, so you can also relax and unwind after a rewarding day in the hills with a local beer or wine. There is a full range of teas, coffees and soft drinks too, to quench that well earnt thirst. Our shop is also open during the summer season and is also well worth a visit. It stocks those all-important maps and guides, along with a number of essential items that will help make your day go smoothly. During the winter months we have an unstaffed Information Point in the Tea Rooms for your basic information needs. With an outdoor play area, wildlife garden and trail for the children, you could spend the day with us! Come and visit, you will not be dissapointed.
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Libanus, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

I have never really seen the point of this centre, located on the lower fringes of the hills and a few miles from the main road. However on a wet windy Friday in October, we popped in here on our way back from Brecon and...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The last time I visited the Visitor Centre at Libanus, then it was a simple Portacabin that offered advice and cups of tea. It was over the Mayday bank holiday in 1983, my wife and two young children were on our way to visit friends...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed September 30, 2017

We went for advice on two walks we had planned. The staff were lovely and extremely helpful. Showed us routes, gave us directions, looked up weather forecasts and helpful tips and we left feeling excited and totally prepared. Just the type of place you hope...More

Thank VivvyLondon
Reviewed September 15, 2017

The staff take the time to explain the routes available to you & the time the walks will take. Wonderful countryside & views. We were there on a "sunshine & showers " day so the recuperative effects of a cuppa & large slice of cake...More

Thank Beddington210
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a look.A tea room and welsh made items for sale. A nice area to walk around and take pictures.some people were haveing a picnic and there is a children's play area.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Lovely to find this delightful place in such amazing countryside. Food was home made and delicious. Yummy cakes as well as proper meals. The kids had lollies and enjoyed the play area. The little pond area was also a great hit. We will be back...More

Thank annandpaul2015
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I've been calling here on and off for the last 50 years, (yes I am over 21) and the place is always a welcome stop. The cafe is largely adequate size but can get swamped on a lunchtime in the holiday season like almost every...More

Thank fishonsaturday
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Very friendly staff , giving us an abundance of tips to do in the area. Started a walk right outside. Unfortunately the clouds were too low to have a view of Pen-Y-Fan and they advised us not to climb up the mountain because of it.

Thank 10AnnA17
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We drove to this place and pinned this as our starting point in the National Park. Our intention was to scale Pen-Y-Fan but was rightly advised not to due to bad weather. Lovely area, easy parking and great views of the mountain from the lawns....More

Thank Hari_Vikram
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Lovely area, easy parking for £1 for 2hours, great view of the mountains especially Pen y fan and corn ddu from the veranda. The shop has a lovely mountain scape, with knowledgeable staff advising on walks dependdnt on suitable footwear. Started in the cafe for...More

Thank yestocake
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Chris W
September 22, 2015|
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Response from Beverley P | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message. We offer some amazing walks directly from the centre and you can park here easily. On a clearer day you could walk to the trig point on the common which takes about 2 hours. Pop into the... More
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