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  • Pentre Riding School and Accommodation
  • Pentre Riding School and Accommodation
  • Pentre Riding School and Accommodation
  • Pentre Riding School and Accommodation
  • Pentre Riding School and Accommodation
  • Pentre Riding School and Accommodation
  • Pentre Riding School and Accommodation
Sightseeing
An Introduction to Sightseeing

Below is a selection of places of interest to visit in the local area. Click on Read More to see further details about any of them. Local events to visit (fetes, shows, fayres etc) can be seen at Ystradgynlais Info's Events page.

If relying on bus transport be sure to check out the local travel information at www.traveline-cymru.info/

To view a selection of Adventurous Activities in the local area, click here instead.

 
Craig-y-Nos

Read more...Pentre Riding Stables is located directly opposite Craig-y-Nos Castle, within easy walking distance of Craig-y-Nos Country Park. Both locations are free to access, though there is a car-parking fee at the country park.

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Dan-yr-Ogof National Showcaves

Read more...The National Showcaves of Wales at Dan-yr-Ogof are only a couple of minutes down the road from Pentre Riding Stables. The centre at Dan-yr-Ogof includes 3 cave complexes, the famous dinosaur park, shire horse centre, and an animal park with llamas and South American maras.

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Henrhyd Waterfall

Read more...Henrhyd Waterfall, shown on the left, has an uninterrupted 90ft drop, making it the highest waterfall in South Wales. Only 3 miles away, the falls can easily be walked to, and the stables also provides a Special Ride there that can be booked in advance.

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Llyn-y-Fan Mountain Lakes

Read more...High up in the Black Mountains are the lakes of Llyn-y-Fan Fawr and Llyn-y-Fan Fach. The lakes can be reached by a 2km hike from the Trecastle direction, or by taking one of our Special Rides.

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Penwyllt

Read more...In the hills behind Craig-y-Nos lies Penwyllt, a former industrial community, now with the remains of a Victorian quarry, and the railway station formerly on the Brecon line, where Adelina Patti used to alight.

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Red Kite Feeding Centre

Read more...The Red Kite Feeding Centre is located at Llanddeusant, on the road to Llangadog via Trecastle (photograph thanks to Bob Grainger of Bob Grainger Photography).

The centre is about a twenty minute drive from Pentre Riding Stables, and is open 365 days of the year.

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Scwd Gwladys Falls (Glynneath)

Read more...The Glyn Neath valley boasts a delightful walk alongside the river to the Scwd Gwladys falls.

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The Sleeping Giant

Read more...The picture on the left shows the "Sleeping Giant", a part of the Cribarth Mountain which looks just like a large sleeping man (photograph thanks to the Sleeping Giant Foundation). Access to the mountain is available from directly behind Pentre Riding Stables, offering an opportunity for visitors to walk, or ride, along the giant's neck.

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Ynyscedwyn Ironworks

Read more...The Ynyscedwyn Ironworks are located in the nearby town of Ystradgynlais, and in their day were world leaders in the technology of working iron. The arches are an iconic symbol of Ystradgynlais, and the park around them includes other preserved examples of industrial machinery.

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