CASTLES OF BRECKNOCKSHIRE
Click on the Castle name on the map below (NOTE some browsers don't like imagemaps, so you can also click the castle name below the map) to see a picture of the Castle and read a little about it.
Brecknockshire - sometimes called Breconshire - is where the Valleys of the south give way to the empty mountains of central Wales. The Brecon Beacons National Park is one of Britain's most beautiful areas. It is also a border area with Offa's Dyke still marking most of the boundary with England. The county was absorbed into Powys in 1974.
It is a county of small but interesting Castles with towns to match; Builth Wells, Hay-on-Wye and the City of Brecon with it's historic Cathedral.
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