Registered charity Number 1186781

Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team operates in the Brecon Beacons National Park incorporating Pen y Fan the highest point in southern Britain as well as the beautiful waterfalls of Ystradfellte, and Cardiff, Caerphilly and Newport. We have been supporting the communities of Mid and South Wales since 1963



Our emergency vehicles and equipment have been destroyed or severely damaged after a fire broke out in our rescue centre in Merthyr Tydfil on the evening of Saturday 25th November 2017. Read full story…

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Planning an adventure? #BeAdventureSmart

Planning an adventure? #BeAdventureSmart There are many, many ways to enjoy the mountains. And whether you’re walking, climbing, running, cycling or skiing, they can be as treacherous as they are inspiring. Whichever way you plan to enjoy the...

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Covid 19 Press Release

News Release Mountain Rescue England and Wales response to Coronavirus, COVID-19 Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) is following the national health protection advice and applying it to its situation - just like everyone else. MREW’s priority is resilience,...

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Fire recovery – Next steps

Fire recovery – Next steps

Help us secure our future Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team needs your help. Since November 2017, when our rescue base was damaged in a fire, weve been very lucky to have been given a temporary home by South Wales Fire & Rescue Service at Merthyr Fire Station....

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Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team covers South, Mid and West Wales, Central area of the Brecon Beacons, incorporating Pen y Fan, and the Ystradfellte waterfalls, Cardiff, Caerphilly, the Valleys and Newport.