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Monday -Thursday - 12pm ~ 10pm*
Friday & Saturday - 12pm ~ 11pm*
Sunday - 12pm ~ 8.30pm

Bar Opening Hours: Kitchen Opening Hours:

Lunch - 12pm ~ 2.30pm
Dinner - 6pm ~ 8.30pm

Traditional Roasts - 12pm ~ 4.30pm

*If it is quiet we may close a little earlier and put our feet up for a bit.

We’re lucky to be situated right at the heart of South Wales, just inside the wonderful Brecon Beacons National Park and at the top end of the South Wales coalfield which is steeped in history. So whether you are looking for stunning mountain top views, award winning blue flag beaches, beautiful walks, outdoor adventure, to learn about the night time Dark Skies or to discover more about the area which was the power house of the industrial revolution you are guaranteed to find something amazing around nearly every corner.


With mountains and moorland, standing stones and castles, lively waterfalls and vibrant communities, the Brecon Beacons National Park has masses to offer residents and visitors. We have a long and colourful history and a rich and varied mythology and culture.

Check out our tours and itineraries if you are looking for some inspiration for your visit. Our great attractions will ensure your visit to our National Park is a memorable one.


There is so much do see and do in the Brecon Beacons, we have a wide variety of attractions for all ages.  We've got natural caves and stunning landscapes, gardens, waterways, castles, museums and old industrial mines showing off our cultural heritage. There are places to visit where you can encounter animals at adventure farms and stroll around country parks indulge in great local produce.

People have lived and worked in the Brecon Beacons for nearly 8000 years. With each passing century, different communities have left their mark on the landscape. Together, our monuments, settlements, churches, castles, canals, industrial sites and museums speak of times gone by.


Whether you prefer strolling along to take in the gems you pass or energetically stepping up a slope to get your heart pounding, you’re guaranteed to find a walk to suit your mood and needs within easy distance of your base here in the Brecon Beacons.

Little can match the enjoyment of ambling along a canal towpath or riverside path, exploring a wildflower carpeted wood, being rewarded with breathtaking views from the top of one of our mountains or being dazzled by our star bedecked dark skies. Search the graded walks across the National Park via the map to find a walk which is right for you now.


Penderyn Distillery – The Home of Welsh Whisky. Wales’ first whisky distillery in over 100 years, and pioneers in World Whisky.

Visit our shop or take a tour of the Distillery or even a master class and discover the award winning products of Wales’ iconic distillery.

During the hour-long tour you will learn about the founding of Penderyn, how our award-winning whisky is made and what makes it so unique. See our mill, our mash tun, our innovative single copper-pot Penderyn stills and our latest addition – a pair of pot stills. At the end of your tour sample some of our products in our Tasting Bar.

The distillery is open 7 days a week from 9am - 5pm, and from 9.45am on a Sunday. Depending on availability, last tour of the day will begin at 4pm.


The Brecon Beacons has some of the very best terrain in Wales for mountain biking. Whatever type of riding you're looking for – fast descents, skills sessions or gentle off-road trails – you'll find a location to suit. Just don’t forget to take in the breathtaking scenery. For mountain bike training, instruction or to join a group ride or event, get in touch with the activity companies in the Park.

A little planning and common sense will help ensure that your mountain biking experience is trouble-free.


On the south-westerly edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park three rivers – the Mellte, Hepste and Nedd-fechan - have carved their way through soft rocks to create steep wooded gorges full of caves and some of the most dramatic waterfalls.

Home to Phoenix and the Tower Coaster, Zip World Tower is the 4th Zip World site to open, and is the 1st to be situated in South Wales. Nestled in the Rhigos mountain range, and boasting stunning panoramic views.


BikePark Wales is home to the UK's greatest and most diverse selection of all weather mountain bike trails. With a vehicular uplift service to transport you to the top of the trails, bike and equipment hire, coaching and much more..


First discovered in 1912, and opened to the public in 1939, there are now 3 Show Caves, a Dinosaur Park, replica Iron-Age Village, Shire Horse centre and Stone Circles to explore.

Whether you wish to explore our rich culture and heritage or try out our world class activity centres, there are plenty of attractions to take in during your stay with us.


The city is bustling with exciting new events and attractions suitable for all ages and budgets. Discover everything to see & do, from touring a gothic fantasy castle to zipping around a rafting course at an exhilarating speed at Cardiff International White Water.

Formerly a traditional Welsh hill farm, the sanctuary now rescues and provides a home for many types of unwanted animals. especially primates, such as chimpanzees, baboons, spider monkeys, capuchins and marmosets.


The line runs from Pant, 3 miles North of Merthyr Tydfil, to Torpantau following part of the route of the original Brecon & Merthyr Railway which closed in 1964.