There are few castles in Wales - or Europe for that matter - which can boast a more spectacular location than Carreg Cennen. Its ruins crown a precipitous crag in a remote corner of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Carreg Cennen, its origins shrouded in obscurity, is the ultimate romantic ruin. A visit to Carreg Cennen is an adventure - not least for the sight of the breathtaking 100mtrs/325ft cliff on which the castle is perched and the dramatic trek through the passageway cut into the cliff-face, which leads to a natural cave beneath the fortifications. OS map 159: SN 668191
Open all the time
1 November 2013 - 31 March 2014 - Daily 9.30am - 4.00pm
Closed Christmas Day
1 April - 31 October 2014 - Daily 9.30am - 6.30pm
Adult - £4.00
Concession - £3.50
Family - £12.00
SN 666193 51.85475 -3.93736
Road: Minor roads from A483(T) to Trapp Village.
Rail: 5km/3mls Llandeilo, on the Swansea-Shrewsbury route.
Bus: 5km/3mls Llandeilo, route No 280/281, Carmarthen-Llandeilo/Llandovery.
Bike: NCN Route No.47 (15km/9mls).
: 3 miles from Llandeilo station