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What's On at Nant Ddu

Dive into our blog to uncover the latest happenings and hidden gems of the Brecon Beacons, right from the heart of our hotel in Wales. Stay informed, get inspired, and let us guide you through the enchanting tapestry of experiences this region offers.


Exploring the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal This July

The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in Wales is a hidden gem, offering visitors a serene and scenic escape. This July, embark on an adventure along this historic waterway and immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of the Welsh countryside. 


Local Events this June 

If you’re planning a trip to Wales in June, the Brecon Beacons is a must-visit destination. Our picturesque region offers a variety of events and activities that cater to diverse interests, making it the perfect spot for a summer getaway.


What’s On Around the Brecon Beacons in May 

May in and around the Brecon Beacons National Park promises an exhilarating blend of culture, adventure, and culinary delights. So, mark your calendars, book your stay with us at Nant Ddu Lodge & Spa, and get ready for an unforgettable month of exploration and fun!


Above Ground and Below – Exploring in April 

Nestled less than a 30-minute drive from the tranquil Nant Ddu Lodge & Spa lies a subterranean wonderland waiting to be explored – the Dan-yr-Ogof National Showcaves Centre for Wales. Offering a blend of natural splendour, prehistoric marvels, and rustic charm, it’s an idyllic destination for families seeking adventure and discovery.


Celebrating St.David’s Day

St. David’s Day, celebrated on March 1st, marks a significant occasion for the Welsh people, both at home and across the globe. As Wales’s national day, it’s a time for reflection, cultural appreciation, and a celebration of Welsh identity.


Navigating the Journey of Loss with Grace at Nant Ddu Lodge

In moments of sorrow, arranging a dignified gathering for family and friends can be an additional challenge amidst the grieving process. At Nant Ddu Lodge, we understand the importance of creating a fitting occasion while alleviating the burden of last-minute preparations.


Discovering the Charm of St Dwynwen’s Day: A Welsh Love Tradition

St Dwynwen’s Day, also known as Dydd Santes Dwynwen in Welsh, is celebrated on the 25th of January each year, a day often known as the ‘Welsh Valentine’s Day’.


What’s On Near Us In November

We are headed for the festive season here at Nant Ddu Lodge Hotel & Spa, and we’ve lots to look forward to, but first let’s start November with a bang…


Family Activities In The Area

Nant Ddu Lodge Hotel & Spa makes the ideal base for your family holiday to Wales. Here’s our pick of some of the best family attractions and experiences close to us.


Welsh Whisky: A Warm Welcome In The Valleys

The history of whisky in Wales is a story of revival and resurgence, characterised by periods of prosperity, decline, and ultimately, a triumphant return to prominence.