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.
 

Guided Trip Sightseeing Underground

This year, for the first time we are offering a unique opportunity to go Sightseeing Underground.  Guided, half day trips are available to visit some of the incredible cave systems beneath our feet.    
Guided trips are available leaving at 10.00 in the morning and 13.30 in the afternoon on the following dates:
  • April   2 
  • May  31
  • June   2 
  • June 19
  • July     3
  • July   21
  • July   30
  • August  6
  • August  8
  • August 28

You can book onto one of the trips to spend a half day underground. 
Book online here