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