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Camping at Cwmnanthir - Brecon Beacons

A Brecon Beacons camp site? Sorted. Situated right in the heart of the Beacons National Park, this fantastic mountain bike area was denied us during the F&M outbreak. There's no excuse now though!

Our simple field based site is peacefully situated alongside the Nant Hir adjacent to coppiced woodland. Buzzards, herons and a range of other wildlife compliment our free-range pigs, sheep, goats and a mixture of poultry and waterfowl. Seasonal produce from our own stock and vegetable gardens is available and there is always wood for a fire.
A WC/washroom is provided although there is no shower ' local sports centres provide the easiest way of freshening up. A covered area is available for use in bad weather and there is secure storage for bikes, canoes and so on. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

The Farmhouse at Cwmnanthir

Two nearby villages ' Glynneath and Ystradgynlais- provide shops, Post Offices and cash points. A number of local pubs provide good food in a welcoming atmosphere.
Located on the southern edge of the Beacons we are ideally placed for the quieter peaks and waterfall country, whilst still only half an hour from the more popular tops.
Forestry Commission parks including superb mountain biking trails and woodland walking are nearby whilst the surf and beaches of the Gower are less than an hour away.
Beneath this area lies one of the UK's premier caving regions with caves to suit all levels of experience with advice and equipment hire available locally.

The Dan yr Ogof Show Caves and Craig y Nos Country Park in the Upper Swansea Valley provide a good day out for families as do a number of heritage sites and museums. 
The Taff Trail and other Sustrans routes provide safe cycling on well-marked routes whilst the more experienced can reach some challenging routes from our doorstep.

Transport can be arranged for linear walks or rides.

Contact Details
If we can be of any further help please contact Simon or Julie Jarratt at any time.
Cwmnanthir, Banwen, Neath SA10 9LU. Email:
Telephone 01639 722322 or mobile 07815 550537
Grid Ref. SN876106 ' OS Landranger 160 or Outdoor Leisure 12(W)
We are a turning north off the A4109 midway between Abercrave and Glynneath. The lane is surfaced but unnamed ' after a mile pass through the gate and park by the duck pond.
Try the website Here.
Rates for 2002: 2.50 per person per night.

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