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Park, free entry

Parc Penallta

Parc Penallta

Some of the lakes at Parc Penallta


You won’t be able to miss ‘Sultan’ the pit pony, the UK’s largest figurative earth sculpture.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic siteAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impaired

Open all the time


Free entry

£3 for parking all day and £1 for two hours.





By Bus: Service C16 - Caerphilly to Nelson
Service C17 - Bargoed to Caerphilly
By car: From Ystrad Mynach follow the signs to Penallta Industrial Estate. The entrance and car park is located midway between Ystrad Mynach and Gelligaer on Penalltau Road.

By train: From Ystrad Mynach station follow the access road to the A472. Turn left and walk 100m along the road. The park is signposted on the other side of the road. From Hengoed Station follow Route 47 - The Celtic Trail for 2 miles west to Parc Penallta.

By bike: Route 47 - The Celtic Trail - runs through the park.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)


  • YesEntrance is well lit