Places to Visit
Baddegai is situated in a great position – very secluded – but
only a mile from the A470 which makes the many local towns
and attractions very accessible.
Dan-yr-Ogof National Showcaves Centre for Wales. (15 miles)
With over 1.5km of cave passageways to explore plus one of
the largest dinosaur parks in the world, a replica iron age farm,
shire horse centre and Barney Owl’s playground this is a real
day out for all the family.
Big Pit (30 miles)
Here you can take an underground tour led by a real miner to
give you a taste of what life was like at the coal face. There
are award-winning interactive exhibits, a virtual tour for
those who would rather stay on the surface and many colliery
buildings to visit. The Big Pit is part of the Blaenavon World
Heritage Site that includes Blaenavon Ironworks which helps
visitors experience life for working families here over 200 years
Waterfall Country, Pontneddfechan (18 miles)
Caves and waterfalls abound where the Mellte river has
cut down through layers of shale and sandstone to create
spectacular wooded gorges. The Waterfalls Centre houses an
interactive exhibition which is a great place to start exploring
this beautiful area.
Brecon (5 miles)
Brecon – There are the castle ruins dating from 1093, the cathedral
built on the site of a monastery, the Brecknock museum and
The Regimental Museum celebrating 300 years of regimental
For evening entertainment there is the Coliseum Cinema –
which first opened in 1925 and still retains the atmosphere of a traditional cinema.
Theatr Brycheiniog – is the first solar-
powered theatre in Wales and offers a popular and acclaimed
programme of performing arts and entertainment throughout
the year. There is also a year round programme of visual arts
by local artists and a nationally acclaimed bistro.
There are also a huge variety of restaurants to choose from
both in the town and in the pubs in the surrounding villages.
Crickhowell (19 miles)
Pretty town on the banks of the river Usk close to Tretower
Court which is one of the best examples of a fortified manor
house in Wales.
Hay on Wye (22 miles)
With castle ruins, a 17th century Jacobean mansion and
Victorian Clocktower there is more to Hay than just books!
Abergavenny (25 miles)
A restored 19th century hunting lodge in the grounds of the
castle is home to Abergavenny museum and the 12th century
Tithe barn houses an exhibition of the town’s history from
Red Kite Feeding Station (17 miles)
From the specially built hide watch more than 50 red kites,
buzzards and other birds competing naturally for the meat
provided by the feeding centre every day of the year.
Cyfarthfa Park, Merthyr Tydffil (15 miles)
Set in 160 acres of beautiful parkland is the Woodland Visitor