The National Showcaves Centre for Wales, Pen-y-cae

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The National Showcaves Centre for Wales is the main attraction for the 17 km (11 mi) long cave system also known as the National Showcaves Centre for Wales. The bones of 42 humans were found in one of the chambers of this cave system, along with a number of animal bones. The first explorers of the caves, brothers Tommy and Jeff Morgan, used candlelight to find their way through the passages. Now the underground lakes and Britain's most spectacular cave formations are lit by electric lights. The ticket price includes ten other attractions on the grounds, including a rebuilt Iron Age Village and a museum that outlines the conservation programs managed by the caves. Plan your The National Showcaves Centre for Wales visit and explore what else you can see and do in Pen-y-cae using our Pen-y-cae tour itinerary maker .
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  • August 21, 2017
    If you like caves , then you will love this place as there are about 1.5 km of cave passageways to explore, in the bone cave 42 human skeletons were found. There is the very impressive Cathedral cave ...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    The dinosaurs are amazing, massive and so so life like the kids loved it and there are lots of different dinosaurs not just one or two. The 1st cave is very long and definitely goes deep in the ground...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    We took the kids here as it's a fun yet educational day out. The cost to get in does seem a bit steep however we had a discount voucher so it lessened it for us so look for one of those. Once inside t...  more »
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  • Very educational, you have to be quite fit as a lot of hills to walk up, if you are interested in the caves and of prehistoric animals then this is the place to go, there are animals as well,a lot to see. Worth going to see.
  • Loved our visit to caves. It was a rainy day however we could still enjoy the whole attraction. So much to do. Kids enjoyed the Dinosaurs land.
  • A bit pricey but good fun. Cathedral cave is best, Bone cave not worth the climb. The dinosaurs are a hoot.
  • Good day out for all ages. Every thing onsite to keep the kids busy. Well worth the travel time to get there.
  • Superb Place. Loved every minute there. Would recommend to everyone. The only down point is the low canopy to get to the last cave.

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