Month: May 2023

The Brecon Beacons National Park Reclaims Its Name

Bannau Brycheiniog

As of April 2023, the ‘Brecon Beacons’ National Park has officially reclaimed its Welsh name – Bannau Brycheiniog. The new name took place on the 66th anniversary and is pronounced Ban-eye Bruck-ein-iog. The name is derived from the plural of ‘ban’, meaning ‘peak’ while ‘Brycheiniog’ refers to the old kingdom of King Brychan. Translated, it means ‘The Peaks of Brychan’s  Kingdom’.