6. Craig-y-nos Country Park

This 40-acre country park forms part of the historic grounds of the Victorian Craig-y-nos Castle and is managed by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. The park offers a fun & safe day out for all the family. Easy to follow paths will take you on a gentle stroll past towering beech trees and alongside rushing rivers.


Further information

Paths to the woodland, meadows, lakes and picnic areas are mainly surfaced. The routes over the meadow area can be soft underfoot. A tactile map and information board is at the start of the main paths. Fishing permits can be purchased at the visitor centre.


How to get there: The country park is just off the A4067 between Ystradgynlais and Sennybridge.


Nearest town or village: Pen-y-cae.


OS Grid Reference: Explorer Map OL12 or Landranger Map 160 - SN 840 155.


Distance: There are a range of options from a few metres to about 1.5km.


Contact: Craig-y-nos Country Park on 01639 730395.


Facilities: The visitor centre is open every day (except Christmas Day) and staffed at weekends and school holidays between Easter and September. The closing time is shown at the main entrance. Events and children’s activities are held throughout the year. A wheelchair is available for use on site. There is a bus service from Brecon and Swansea.


Parking: There is a large car park with a compacted stone surface with disabled car parking spaces which have a tarmac surface next to the visitor centre. This is a pay and display car park with free parking for disabled parking badge holders only.


Toilets: The main toilet block and disabled access toilet is next to the visitor centre.