Things To Do

The Manor Hotel is situated in the heart of The Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains making it the ideal base for those who wish participate in the many outdoor, sporting and venture activities the area has to offer. listed below is a taster of what The Brecon Beacons has to offer.

Flyfishing

We are lucky to have top fly fishing coach and guide Kim Tribe, who is our resident fishing coach and guide with many years of experience and a unique insight into our local rivers.

Under Kim’s passion, expert tutelage and with his unlimited local knowledge, you will have the best fishing experience – whether you’re a competent fly fisher or a total beginner.  He’s fished all over the world but believes the Brecon Beacon offers everything for the keen fly fisherman.

Click here to learn more about our Flyfishing packages.

Walking

Walking enables you to capture the sheer essence of the Usk Valley and its surrounding scenery first hand. The Brecon Beacon National park is the major centre for walking in South Wales and offers routes for all abilities. With 1250 miles of public path ways there should be enough to keep even the keenest walker occupied. The village of Crickhowell offers a number of local walks allowing you to catch up on the many historic points of interest. Mountain Activities - 01874 625 111.

Caving & Climbing

The area boasts an array of caves, which can be entered with the guidance of Outdoor Activity providers.

The Llangorse Rope Centre is an adventure playground for all the family, and Black Mountain Activities offer a broad range of activities for private and corporate parties. Llangorse Rope Centre - 01874 658 272, Black Mountain Activities - 01497 847 897.

Activities include: climbing, abseiling, caving and gorge walking.

For a more controlled environment Dan-Yr-Ogof National Showcave Centre is the home of the mostspectacular Showcaves complex in Northern Europe. Dan Yr Ogof Showcaves - 01639 730 801.

Riding

Often the best areas of our countryside can be experienced from horseback. There is a number of riding centres that can cater for beginners to the more experienced. Llangorse Riding Centre - 01874 658 272, Cantref Riding Centre - 01874 665 223.

Cycling

The quiet lanes and country roads make cycling an ideal way to view the area. A number of national cycle routes run through the region encouraging us all to explore both on road and off. Brecon Beacons National Park - 01873 853 254

Fishing

The fast flowing river Usk has an excellent reputation for its Salmon and Trout, all the necessary permits can be obtained locally and we can arrange coaching and/or a fishing guide on request.

Golf

There are excellent facilities for the keen golfer. Golf clubs can be found in Brecon (9 hole), Cradoc (18 hole), Crickhowell (9 hole), and Builth Wells (18 hole). Naturally, all offer spectacular views in which to enjoy the game. Cradoc - 01874 623 658, Crickhowell – 01873 810 373, Builth Wells – 01982 553 296.

Painting

The surrounding serene beauty of rolling mountains and secret valleys makes The Manor a painters paradise.

Other sporting and recreational facilities within the area include:

Sailing, Gorge Walking, kayaking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Falconry. All you need to do is contact us and we’ll do our best to point you in right direction.