Audio trails & podcasts

Get a little extra information as you walk by listening to one of our audio trails. Simply download our audio guides to your smartphone, tablet or mp3 player before you head out. It's the ideal way to learn more about the Brecon Beacons National Park as you explore.

Audio trails in Waterfalls Country 

Fossil and Firebricks audio trail reveals the geological and industrial heritage found between Pontneddfechan and the waterfall known as Sgwd Gwladus which contains interviews with a number of experts who have worked in and studied this area for years.

Goblin Gwladus audio trail presents the information provided in ‘Fossils and Firebricks’ in a way that appeals to 7-11 year olds - and those that like a good old story!

Waterfalls and Wildlife podcast features interviews with Brecon Beacons National Park Authority staff who discuss the rich biodiversity found along the path between Sgwd Gwladus and Pont Melin-fach (15 minutes duration). Download

Audio trails in other locations:

Walking with Romans audio trail - Rory your guide will lead you on a tour of Y Pigwn and Waun-Ddu along with Primus, a feisty Roman soldier. Immerse yourself in Rory's world and find out what it what it was like to be a Roman soldier.

Henllys ValeThis audio trail reveals the industrial heritage and geology found in the Henllys Vale area near Cwmllynfell in the western area of the National Park. It includes interviews with local historians and a geologist.

Falls, Fossils, Forests and Fleeces -Henrhyd Falls, near Abercraf, crowns the head of this fascinating valley which is owned and managed by the National Trust. Explore the Waterfalls Trail from here to the confluence of the Nant Llech and River Tawe at Abercraf, through audio, images and film.  

Dragons, Devils and DamselsCaeau Ty Mawr wildflower fields, on the edge of Llangors Lake are one of the most important wildlife areas in Wales.  These audio clips reveal why they are so special, how we make space and time for the wildflowers, the fascinating plants and animals that live there and why the seasonal flooding is so important. 

'Black to Green' podcast at Waun Figen FelenThis 20 minute podcast centres around the conservation and revegetation work at this remote upland bog located above the Dan yr Ogof cave system to the south of the main ridge of the Carmarthen Fans. Featuring interviews with Brecon Beacons National Park Authority staff and representatives from the South Wales Caving Club and National Showcaves Centre for Wales, the podcast also explores the relationship with this fascinating cave system below the ground. 

Childhood memories of Penwyllt podcast - A series of three 15 minute podcasts delving into the childhood memories of former Penwyllt residents,Phil, Hubert and Alan exploring home, community and industrial life during the 1930's and 1940's.