Llyn y Fan Fach, Brecon Beacons, Wales
Tapped by Redbull as one of the UKs best wild swimming spots Llyn y Fan Fach in the Brecon Beacons – supposedly it’s one of the most haunted bodies of water in Wales! Local legend says that at 2pm on the first Sunday in August, the ‘Lady of the Lake’ – rumoured to be a woman killed by her violent husband – emerges from the water.
Carreg Cennen Castle-
With amazing view of the surrounding valleys Carreg Cennen Castle is ruined castle built in the 13th century at the peak of a limestone hill. Completely mid blowing scenery & a bit of Welsh history, you can ride the black mountain road & pop here along the way tying two of our routes together.
THE BLACK MOUNTAIN PASS
Tapped as one of the worlds best driving roads we are lucky enough to have the famous black mountain pass is right on our doorstep. The Black Mountain pass is 27 miles of long picturesque scenery, switch back twists with a total of 81 corners & takes you right thought the west side of the Brecon Beacons countryside. Whether you're looking for a roller coaster ride out or an idyllic route through the national park this view is pretty much unmissable!
Talybont on usk Reservoir, village & waterfalls
Dipping right down into the valley you will reach this absolutely stunning reservoir location by a ride through the most amazing twisty narrow countryside pine covered forest roads we've ever ridden. a perfect place to stop off for lunch, with a traditional village (complete with traditional country pub for a quick pint) & beautiful waterfalls less than 10 minutes away theres a lot to see when you reach Talybont on usk, but the ride there more than equals your destination.
Lower Ddwli Falls, Waterfall Woods, Brecon Beacons
In the south-west hills of the Brecon Beacons, near Ystradfellte, you'll find some of the most amazing waterfall plunge pools in the UK. There are more than 20 pools along five miles of the Fechan and Mellte rivers, so you could try dipping in every one of them on a long day's walk. Lower Ddwli Falls is the best, a huge open pool with a great arc of a waterfall. Spray lifts up through the leaves and on a sunny day there are rainbows everywhere. Just downstream is Horseshoe Falls, with a great jump and rope swing.
TENBY FISHING VILLAGE
For those who want to venture further afield on Saturday Tenby Fishing village is a beautiful picturesque fishing village roughly 1 hour 45 mins ride from camp. With pretty pastille coloured houses, iconic harbour, cobblestone roads& a beach voted the best in all of the UK Tenby is a dreamy little addition to our Babes Ride Out routes.