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Builth Bike Bash - 7th & 8th July 2012 July 2nd 2012
Building on the incredible success of last year’s Bike Fest, Builth is going bike mad in July with a whole weekend devoted to pedal power. Last year Builth Bike Bash crew motivated local people to cycle the total Tour of Britain mileage of 774 miles in one day. But the support was so great that the community clocked up nearly twice that distance. So this year they have raised the bar by throwing down the challenge of completing the Tour...
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Business/Organisation of the week
Brynawel Accommodation > Self Catering
Large, comfortable holiday accommodation available in Builth Wells. Sleeps 8/10 people.Family run, in walking distance for shops, pubs, restaurants and the Royal Welsh Showground.3 double bedrooms and one family room. Sofa bed can be made up in lounge if needed for larger groups.Off road parking and enclosed garden. T.V, D.V.D, stereo in lounge. Dining area. Kitchen. Bath. Shower.Bicycle...
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Business/Organisation of the week
Brynawel Accommodation > Self Catering
Large, comfortable holiday accommodation available in Builth Wells. Sleeps 8/10 people.Family run, in walking distance for shops, pubs, restaurants and the Royal Welsh Showground.3 double bedrooms and one family room. Sofa bed can be made up in lounge if needed for larger groups.Off road parking and enclosed garden. T.V, D.V.D, stereo in lounge. Dining area. Kitchen. Bath. Shower.Bicycle...
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Walk of the month
Llanafan, a Common & The River Chwefru
Brynawel1: Llanafan Church - Chwefru footbridge (15 mins)

Llanafan, a huge parish, was an important monastic centre. The empty hills between here and Llanwrthwl were once well populated. Much evidence of hut circles and stock enclosures reveal busy times in the Bronze and Iron Ages: the Romans had their work cut out subduing these hills. The Red Lion pub has stood here for a thousand years.

In the field to its left is an ancient burial mound. The area has several impressive...
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