Brecon Local Group

The Brecon Local Group is the newest in the WTSWW family of regional groups of wildlife enthusiasts.


From September to April indoor meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Muse, Brecon, LD3 7DW with talks on a wide variety of nature topics.  In December there is a morning walk followed by a Christmas lunch.

May through to August there are field trips to a wide variety of places including the Trusts reserves and further afield.

For more information, contact Pauline Hill on 07957 292235 or email

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