We are located in the lovely Brecon Beacons National Park area of South Wales.
Formerly a traditional Welsh hill farm, the sanctuary now rescues and provides a home for many types of unwanted animals. especially primates, such as chimpanzees, baboons, spider monkeys, capuchins and marmosets.
Visitors are welcome to see the animals and the work we do.
The line runs from Pant, near Merthyr Tydfil. Travel in one of our all-weather Observation Carriages, behind a vintage steam locomotive, into the Brecon Beacons National Park to see stunning views of the peaks of the Beacons across the Taf Fechan reservoir.
Staying at Waterfall Country Apartments opens up a plethora of activities and things to do. Your stay with us will be an absolute delight as there are so many Places of Interest in and around Brecon.
We have many attractions on the doorstep which you may not be aware of. Spending a weekend exploring will have you hooked and we hope you will agree that its worth a longer visit!
We’re located in the perfect spot in the old village of Penderyn, nestled in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons, and there we have created the best little distillery in Wales. And the smoothest wysgi on earth.
Ten Ideas for Family Fun in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Our National Park is the best ever playground. There are masses of things for active families to do. Of course, there’s no need to pack every day with expensive activities – simple things like picnics and Pooh sticks can be just as much fun. In fact, many of our favourite ideas are absolutely free.
Discover the tranquil surroundings at Henrhyd Falls as you take this adventurous walk to the highest waterfall in South Wales.
Walk out the door, follow the road to the top, turn right and follow the road, Sign posted..
If you would like to drive, there National Trust car park available..
Brimming with life and wreathed in legend, the waterfalls and rapids in our National Park add an exciting, picturesque and thoroughly romantic touch to our woodlands and hillsides.
One part of our Park, at the head of the Vale of Neath, has so many wonderful waterfalls that we call it Waterfall Country. Many of these cascades are easily accessible on foot, as long as you’re prepared to walk through beautiful woods to get there.
However you choose to enjoy our falls, please help us to preserve them by taking care, sticking to the paths and following the Countryside Code.
Nearby village of Banwen - Birthplace of St Patrick
Local legend has it that this is the birthplace of Magonus Sucatus Paticus better known as St Patrick.