Prehistoric and Roman sites in the Brecon Beacons National Park

  • Maen Llia standing stone
  • Garn Goch Iron Age hillfort
  • Artist's impression of a Roman camp

In our National Park, you can see evidence of past events wherever you go, from the mountains formed millions of years ago to the monuments left by early inhabitants.

Our landscapes are dotted with ancient standing stones, Bronze Age burial cairns, Iron Age hillforts and Roman ruins.

Interested in history?

For more information on the history of our Park, visit A short history.

To learn about some of the ancient peoples who lived here, visit Prehistoric peoples.

And to continue your investigations by exploring our medieval castles, ancient places of Christian worship and Industrial Age heritage sites, visit Castles, Churches, chapels and monasteries and Industrial and rural heritage.