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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Brecknock Events
Date/Time Event
6:00 am - 8:30 am
Treberfydd Meadows
Treberfydd House, Brecon Powys
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wye Valley Walk from Erwood
Erwood Craft Centre, Builth
County contacts  
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Local Warden’s Blog

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  • An update from BrecknockAn update from Brecknock
    Brecon Local Group mailing list achieves 100 subscribers! The Brecon Local Group achieved 100 subscribers in early January and continues to grow.  A steady trickle has signed up via the link on the website page and through the meetings.  The talks have continued to attract 30 to 40 people from as far afield as Ystradgynlais and ...
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