The Brecon Beacons moves to London!

It is one of the most beautiful and well known areas of Wales - and if Google maps is to be believed it has just moved to central London.

The Brecon Beacons moves to London!

A glitch on Google Maps saw the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Powys moved to the heart of London.

The technical error saw people who were searching for the national park relocated more than 150 miles (241km) away to an area between Chelsea and Knightsbridge.

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority posted the image on its Facebook page with the caption: "We have now moved. Londoners get an upgrade thanks to Google Maps."

Chief executive John Cook added: "Well the move has come as a bit of a shock to us all.

"I'm sure it will come as good news to Londoners who want some fresh mountain air on their doorstep.

"The truth is we are only three hours away from London - don't rely on your sat-nav or Google Maps - just head to Bristol on the M4, cross the bridge, ask a local and they'll know exactly where to find us."

Followers of the park on Facebook also treated the issue with humour.

Mark Davies said: "It is clearly a hoax/brazen lie. I have just walked to the tube station near this position on the map and there was not a hill in sight - disgusting that you should spread this untruth."

Caroline Milree added: "But can I still get there via dragon?"

Dave Blackwell added: "Watch the property prices in Brecon go through the roof now."

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