Waterfall nation is an enchanting the main Brecon Beacons nationwide Park as well as Fforest Fawr Geopark, and also the Waterfalls Centre inside town of Pontneddfechan provides a great starting place for exploration of the stunning location.
The Centre houses a thrilling interactive event telling the story of Fforest Fawr Geopark and its own numerous wonders, the forming of the waterfalls and the part that rocks have actually played in lives of people of the area through record to the present time.
It's an ideal place to start a walk along among the numerous paths to your waterfalls also to go to the fascinating remains associated with the gunpowder works and silica mines which hint at the hive of activity and industry that once loaded this now tranquil location.
One knowledge to never be forgotten could be the walk behind the curtain of falling water at Sgwd year Eira (literally the 'fall of snow')! Derek Brockway's Weatherman hiking TV show in addition features a walk in this area.
The Centre is staffed by exceedingly knowledgeable Information Officers, who will be pleased to provide you with all of the advice you'll want to enjoy particularly this dazzling area of the nationwide Park. Whilst there you can aquire those all-important maps and guides, including the unique Waterfalls Country Pack. additionally in stock are many other essential items for the walk towards the waterfalls, also a variety of presents and souvenirs to tell you of one's visit.
The Centre houses the most popular Geopark convention that informs the geological story regarding the Brecon Beacons over hundreds of millions of many years. Take the time to explore the interactive facilities, watching Ivor Coleman's Geopark movie that brings the prehistory of the location to life.
Providers and Features
- Information Officers offered to offer advice and guidelines
- Shop stocking maps, guides also essential items
- Array of locally produced presents and crafts
- Informative Geopark exhibition area.
- Hire of Waterfalls task rucksacks
- Snacks and products for your stroll.
- Public commodes opposite the Centre
- Sound Trails offered
When To Visit UsOur opening hours are from 10.00am to 4.00pm 7 days a week during type April until October
We available Weekends just from November until March
The center closes for supper for half hour