Join our team Life in Brecon Life in Brecon Our Community lies in the market town of Brecon, in the foothills of the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, a designated Dark Sky Reserve. Situated at the meeting of the Usk and Honndu rivers, and with panoramic views of Pen Y Fan, the town is a very popular tourist destination for walkers and cyclists, with spectacular scenery and a range of outdoor activities. Brecon is also a centre of local culture. Theatr Brycheiniog sits beside the end of Monmouthshire and Brecon canal and, in August and October, the town plays host to the acclaimed Brecon Jazz and Brecon Baroque music festivals. As well as its role as a spiritual centre for the area, Brecon’s beautiful and ancient cathedral also hosts musical events throughout the year and holds its own annual Convivium festival. The town is situated forty miles north of Cardiff, a cosmopolitan city with good transport links. The capital of Wales, Cardiff has an airport flying to destinations throughout the UK and Europe, and has good bus and rail links to London, Birmingham and Manchester.