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National Park Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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An impromptu trip to this stunningly beautiful location. The views and autumn colours to take your... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barry, United Kingdom
Lovely views and a convenient pit stop

The visitor centre has some nice locally-made items for sale. There is a cafe with a large garden... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“pen y fan”(24 reviews)
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You can fuel yourself for the day at the Tea Rooms which offer full breakfast, lunch and snack menus, along with a great range of tempting cakes and desserts. The Tea Rooms are licensed, so you can also relax and unwind after a rewarding day in the...more
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Libanus, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

An impromptu trip to this stunningly beautiful location. The views and autumn colours to take your breath away. WOW. We are blessed to have these places around us and must look after and treasure them. The cafe menu was varied and the cakes looked stunning....More

Thank HaylesandJohn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visitor centre has some nice locally-made items for sale. There is a cafe with a large garden which overlooks a beautiful mountain. Tea, coffee and snacks seem reasonably-priced. From the far end of the car park, it is possible to do a short, gentle...More

Thank Jacqueline2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This visitor centre is superbly located for views of Pen y Fan and provides access to the surrounding area for walks with other amazing views. The car park is charged (shouldn't be a problem for most people, the tight wads won't approve), and there is...More

Thank Thistlemania
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We arrived late at the Visitor Centre after a busy day sightseeing. Have noted the comments from other visitors but from our point of view the Visitor Centre was fine as a café, a delightful gift shop and clean toilets. Our grandchildren enjoyed the play...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

As the title says, it was a good place to spend about 2hours going for a short walk, and having a cuppa & a slice of cake in the cafe. The car parking was reasonable, at £1 for 2 hours, and I think you’d struggle...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We stopped by, paid for parking and went in expecting to learn about the park, the geology, the flora and fauna. Nothing like that - it’s a gift shop with some books about walks etc for sale and a map or two that you can...More

Thank ianmacd44
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Lots of wonderful gifts & souvenirs in the gift shop. Lots of Welsh handmade items and local crafts. Prices were reasonable for such goods - I'm happy to pay more for local high-quality items. Service was fast and friendly. Good views around the area too.

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We spent a few hours with a lovely stroll up to the trig point and finished off with tea and Welsh cakes. I cannot fault the restaurant- friendly service and being able to sit outside was great. The shop is also good. Good to see...More

Thank Gayle B
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A nice range of sandwiches, and hot meals, such as faggots, jacket potatoes and pies. Good selection of hot and cold drinks and cakes. Gets very busy at weekends and during summer holidays so can sometimes sell out unless you get there early enough.

Thank z4zulu
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The weather was so bad there was little to see when visited here. Not a preferable national park among all I've visited.

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Chris W
23 September 2015|
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Response from Beverley P | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message. We offer some amazing walks directly from the centre and you can park here easily. On a clearer day you could walk to the trig point on the common which takes about 2 hours. Pop into the... More