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Sheep Trekking in the Brecon Beacons, Wales 2024

Check out this typical Welsh scene and try some trekking among Wale's famous fluffy residents in the Brecon Beacons

Best time: April–August

Sheep Trekking in the Brecon Beacons
Sheep Trekking in the Brecon Beacons
Sheep Trekking in the Brecon Beacons

Explore the beautiful Brecon Beacons in the company of cute animals. From April 1st to August 31st several treks are available and suitable for any adventurer—the Farm Trail and Llyn-y-Fan Trek. During the informative tours, you can learn all about sheep, breeding, farming; walk to the top of the farm where the sheep feed and choose your favourite for a leisurely stroll in the hills. There you can feed the sheep and let them out into the grazing pasture with the rest of the flock. At the end of the trek an interesting task waits for you — can you recognise the sheep you have chosen on the farm among the flock? Explore the unusual lake of Llyn-y-Fan, the Black Mountain, Pen-y-Fan, and enjoy a delicious Welsh picnic during this adventure.

Practical info

When is the best time to go sheep trekking in the Brecon Beacons?

Sheep trekking is available from April to August in the Brecon Beacons when the weather is warm and predictable. Before planning your trek, make sure to check the local weather forecast. Show more

Where can I find the farm for sheep trekking in the Brecon Beacons?

To find the farm for sheep trekking, search for Good Day Out online. The program is held on a Brecon Beacons farm and offers various packages and tours. Remember to book your trek in advance as the tours are very popular. Show more

What types of treks are available for sheep trekking in the Brecon Beacons?

Two types of sheep treks are available: The Farm Trail and the Llyn-y-Fan Trek. The Farm Trail is an easier path that explores the farm and its surroundings, while the Llyn-y-Fan Trek is a bit more challenging, taking you past the famous lake and up to the Black Mountain. Details on each trek will be provided by your guide. Show more

Can I interact with the sheep during the trek?

During the trek, you will have the chance to choose your favourite sheep and walk with it while feeding and interacting with the rest of the flock in their pasture. After the trek, you will be given an interesting task to recognize your sheep amongst the grazing flock. Show more

What other attractions or activities are available in the Brecon Beacons?

The Brecon Beacons provide a variety of activities such as hiking, biking, horse riding, kayaking, and fishing. The Big Pit National Coal Museum, Hay-on-Wye town, Brecon Castle, and the Brecon Mountain Railway are among the popular tourist attractions in the area. Discover the local heritage and culture of Brecon Beacons on your visit. Show more

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