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Dan yr Ogof – National Showcaves Centre for Wales

Dan yr Ogof – National Showcaves Centre for Wales

Postcode:  SA9 1GJ

Distance: 15 minutes’ drive

Only five miles north of Ystradgynlais.

Entry and Admission:  3 pm is last entry. £14 for adults and £11 for children.

Showcaves:

The showcaves are the start of a 17-mile-long cave system beneath the Cribarth and Penwyllt areas, the gateway to the Brecon Beacons National Park.Visit the amazing Cathedral Cave, walk under an underground waterfall.  The River Llynfell is a 6km underground river. The Morgan brothers, who discovered Dan yr Ogof in 1912, entered here. They had only candlelight to guide them, and a small boat called a coracle to cross the underground lakes.

 

Dinosaurs, Shire Horse Centre and Playbarn:

Also included with your entry are numerous giant plastic dinosaurs, a model of an iron age fort, reconstructed stone circles, horses and animals to visit, historical displays and a café and play barn.  It needs a whole day to see it all.

 

Seasonal Opening:

The showcaves are open from the first of April until the 5th of November and opens specially for events at Easter, Halloween, and Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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