National Showcaves Centre for Wales
Visit the largest show caves in Western Europe with breathtaking limestone formations built up over thousands of years. Explore the Dan-yr-Ogof cave. Walk behind the 40ft waterfall in the Cathedral Cave. Discover how Bone Cave got its name.
Explore one of the world’s largest award-winning dinosaur parks, see over 220 life-sized dinosaur models, and get up close and personal with some of the monsters from millions of years ago!
Over 70 million years ago the first horses appeared on earth. As time passed two types of horses evolved. One was the slender racing horse, and the other was the large heavy work and war horse. Come and meet these gentle giants down on the farm at the Shire Horse Centre.
See the Stone Circles and other layouts on this site.
Explore the Dan-yr-Ogof website.
What makes it special
- Walk behind the 40ft waterfall in the Cathedral Cave
- Get up close and personal with over 220 life-sized dinosaur models
- Meet the gentle giants down on the Shire Horse Centre farm
Open from 10.00am until last entry at 3.00pm (3.30pm during Welsh school holidays)
Adults – £15.50
Children aged 3 to 16 – £12.50
Children aged 2 and under – free
Other things to do nearby
Learn more about the Brecon Beacons, admire the stunning views, explore one of the trails for children or set off on a walk.
Because of its location it's thought that the Norman Priory might have been built on the site of an older, possibly Celtic, church.
The collection has artefacts from around the world that reflect the history and character of a 300 year old regiment.
Craig y Nos is over 40 acres of parkland with riverside walks through woodland and meadows. The park is also used as a base to study the flora and fauna of the area.
The hostel is in a fantastic area for either a stroll or more challenging hike.
The Brecon Beacons National Park has lots of green roads, ideal for the relaxed mountain biker. You can hire bikes in the town or have them delivered to the hostel if you book in advance.
The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years. Visit the website
Explore Afan Forest, which is fast becoming popular with mountain bikers.
Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley, Aberglasney House features one of the finest gardens in Wales.
Tour this former Roman gold mine and see authentic 1930s mining equipment, workshops and trams showing how the mines worked.
This lovely area is great for water sports, so whatever mode of water transport takes your fancy, take the plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water!
Discover a rich variety of land and habitats, from moors, wooded valleys and farmland, to cave systems, waterfalls and wetlands.
Set in a 450 acre mosaic of lakes, pool and lagoons created on the scenic Burry Inlet, home hundreds of wild and resident species.
Arc Adventures offers outdoor activity and residential trips to families and groups.
Houses a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas and his life, as well as a shop stuffed with books, posters and memorabilia. The Centre is right next to the pedestrian Sail (Millennium) Bridge and
6 miles A great family day out, with indoor and outdoor play areas and animal petting farm. Visit the website