Sightseeing underground

Discover an underground world of beautiful natural playgrounds waiting to be explored!
There are beautiful natural playgrounds to be found in the Beacons, hidden from view...The caves and mines underneath the hills are waiting to be explored!

Dan-yr-Ogof National Showcaves

If you’re after an awe-inspiring introduction to being underground, Dan-yr-Ogof, the National Showcaves Centre for Wales is the best place to start, exploring rock formations and beautifully lit caverns.

Big Pit National Coal Museum

If you wish to delve into South Wales’ rich industrial past, then Big Pit National Coal Museum is just on the Park’s doorstep, offering a journey into the mines underground, and don’t forget to make time for King Coal: The Mining Experience and discover the story of how the Welsh mining industry evolved.