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Castle, free entry

Craig y Nos Castle

Craig y Nos Castle

Details

The Castle overlooks Craig-y-Nos Country Park, in the Brecon Beacons National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Steeped in history, once home of the famous opera singer Adelina Patti, the Castle is a must see for all visitors to the area.

The castle is open to the public at all times throughout the year and admission is FREE. The Castle has two car parks with free ample parking for visitors and guests.

Craig-y-nos Castle is the ideal venue for conferences and meetings. With a choice of function rooms, meeting rooms, bars, accommodation, entertainment and dining facilities, through to outdoor activities in the lovely Brecon Beacons National Park.

Guided tours available, various rates apply. Please call to book or enquire.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Leisure facilities onsiteGrounds for outdoor activitiesChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowedVenue approved for civil marriageWedding receptions

Disabled access on request.

Opening details

It is recommended that you telephone in advance if you are planning to visit as tours are not available when there is a wedding, function and events on at the Castle.

Please note that at times certain parts of the Castle will be under restoration and therefore inaccessible.

Prices

Free entry

Address

Brecon Road,
Penycae,
Swansea,
SA9 1GL

Location

Directions

Plan route to Craig Y Nos Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 839155  Lat: 51.82601 Long: -3.68605

From the North:

Take the M5 motorway South to the M50. Follow the M50 to the end, near Ross on Wye, where it becomes the A40. Continue ahead, and after passing Monmouth go another six miles and then take the first junction after the service station, signed A40 Abergavenny. Follow the A40 until after a long straight section you approach a large roundabout near Abergavenny where you leave the A40 and continue straight ahead. This road is the A465, signed to Merthyr Tydfil.

Stay on the A465 for around 26 miles, passing the junction to Merthyr Tydfil, and continuing to the A4109 junction at Glyn Neath. Follow the A4109 through the traffic lights in GlynNeath and over the hill towards Abercrave. This becomes the A4221, but continues straight ahead until it drops down to the A4067 road. At the junction with the A4067 turn right and follow the road for four miles to Craig-y-Nos Castle, which is on the right.

From the South and the M4 Motorway:

Follow the A470 Northwards from junction No32 of the M4 motorway to the A 465 just beyond Merthyr Tydfil. Head West on the A465 continuing to the A4109 junction at Glyn Neath. Follow the A4109 through the traffic lights in GlynNeath and over the hill towards Abercrave. This becomes the A4221, but continues straight ahead until it drops down to the A4067 road. At the junction with the A4067 turn right and follow the road for four miles to Craig-y-Nos Castle, which is on the right.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 20 miles from Swansea station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Leisure facilities onsiteLeisure facilities onsite
  • Grounds for outdoor activitiesGrounds for outdoor activities
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions

Disabled access on request.