Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Penwyllt Quarry

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51°49'37"-03°39'35" show decimal

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Penwyllt Quarry
Pen-y-Cae, Swansea, Wales

How to get here:

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Road: A465 - Follow the A465 to Glyn-neath, taking the exit into the town. Continue onto the A4109 (Inter Valley Road), and then bear onto the A4221 at Banwen/Dyffryn Cellwen. Continue on to Abercraf, and then turn right onto the A4067. Continue along here until you pass Tawe Uchaf, and then there will be a right turn not far before Craig-Y-Nos. Cross the river and then turn left, and follow the road to Powell Street (caving club). (10 miles, 15m) +

Parking Details

Parking area near quarry

Where to walk

The quarry is just beside the car park.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableThe quarry

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 6th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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Countrycide
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Filmed: 2006
Torchwood set up camp.

Countrycide
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Filmed: 2006
Someone makes off with the SUV!

 

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Photograph taken: 6th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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Countrycide
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Filmed: 2006
Someone makes off with the SUV!

 

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Photograph taken: 6th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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Countrycide
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Filmed: 2006
The team look across to a village across the hills.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Powell Street (Countrycide). Follow the slope out of the quarry, and turn left and enter the terrace. (0.1 miles, 1m)

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Penwyllt Inn (Countrycide). Follow the slope out of the quarry, and then cross the carpark and walk to the railway path. Turn left and follow this to the slope down the ditch to reach the style opposite, then head up the hill to the inn. (0.2 miles, 4m)

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Craig-Y-Nos Castle Hotel (Tooth and Claw): 1.08 miles.

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National Showcaves Centre for Wales (The Pirate Planet): 1.11 miles.

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Maesgwyn Windfarm (Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 4.20 miles.

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Pont Melin-fach (Robot of Sherwood): 4.46 miles.

Related Stories

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Countrycide [2006]: Torchwood set up camp in a quarry.

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