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Garwnant Visitor Centre

Garwnant Visitor Centre

  • Visit Wales VAQAS

Conference Centre, free entry

VW VAQAS

Contact

Enquiries

0300 065 3000

Address

Cwmtaf,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF48 2HU

Details

Garwnant Conference Centre is an award winning conference meeting and training venue set in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. The centre is just 25mins from both Cardiff city centre and Swansea city centre.

At Garwnant we can deliver the perfect conference and training package to suit you and your business. Garwnant is equipped with the latest state of the art audio visual facilities and our dedicated friendly events team are on hand to take care of your every last detail.

Just Perfect Catering working with the Natural Resources Wales team we can offer a number of support services for your event from florists to photographers or activity providers.

We look forward to seeing you at our unique venue

The conference centre is available for the following activities
Team building
Networking events
Conferences
Private parties
Meetings
Any many more.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Café The café is adjacent to the visitor centre and it is run by local company, Just Perfect Catering. The café serves hot and cold drinks, cakes, lunches and daily specials. It specialises in local produce ranging from Celtic Pride beef to Welsh real dairy award-winning ice cream. There are picturesque views from the restaurant area and there is outside seating for warmer days. Children's play area The children’s outdoor play area is situated near the visitor centre and picnic area. The main play area is suitable for children aged up to 8 years. The low ropes course is suitable for children aged between 7 and 15 years. All of the play equipment is of robust timber construction which blends in with the forest surroundings. The play area is maintained to a high standard by site staff it receives an annual independent RoSPA inspection. Fishing Fishing is not permitted on the Garwnant site but you can buy a permit to fish in reservoirs nearby that are managed by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. Permits may be bought from the ticket machines on site. The cost of a permit varies according to location, size of catch, age and concessions. Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.

Opening details

Garwnant Visitor Centre

Garwnant Visitor Centre is open seven days a week, all year round.

The visitor centre and toilets are open from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Prices

Free entry

There is a charge for onsite parking to help towards the upkeep of the site.

The parking charge per day is:
£2 for cars
£5 for minibuses
£10 for coaches

An annual season ticket is available for £20. (Please note: you need to bring coins with you for the pay and display machine, then take your ticket to the visitor centre to collect your yearly pass).

Location

Directions

Plan route to Garwnant Visitor Centre (NRW) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 010120  Lat: 51.75073 Long: -3.37757

Garwnant is situated just off the A470 5 miles north of Merthyr Tydfil. It is well sign posted from the A470

The OS grid reference is SO 003 132.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Merthyr Tydfil station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Café The café is adjacent to the visitor centre and it is run by local company, Just Perfect Catering. The café serves hot and cold drinks, cakes, lunches and daily specials. It specialises in local produce ranging from Celtic Pride beef to Welsh real dairy award-winning ice cream. There are picturesque views from the restaurant area and there is outside seating for warmer days. Children's play area The children’s outdoor play area is situated near the visitor centre and picnic area. The main play area is suitable for children aged up to 8 years. The low ropes course is suitable for children aged between 7 and 15 years. All of the play equipment is of robust timber construction which blends in with the forest surroundings. The play area is maintained to a high standard by site staff it receives an annual independent RoSPA inspection. Fishing Fishing is not permitted on the Garwnant site but you can buy a permit to fish in reservoirs nearby that are managed by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. Permits may be bought from the ticket machines on site. The cost of a permit varies according to location, size of catch, age and concessions. Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.

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