There is a great deal to see and do within an hour's drive of Pencelli Castle.
There are many strongholds in this part of Wales, some with little remains like Pencelli Castle and some which still stand tall and remind us of the wonderful craftsmanship of days gone by. One of these is Raglan Castle
. Built close to the England - Wales border it saw fierce combat and bloodshed. It is undoubtedly the finest medieval fortress in Britain and is well worth a visit. Tel: 01291 690228
Ystradfellte Caves & Waterfalls Drive through the Brecon Beacons and over to Ystradfellte for this trip. There are several Water falls to be seen as well as caves and don't miss the Waterfall that you can walk behind, Scwd Yr Eira. Good walking boots are advisable as the path can be a little treacherous in parts.
Aberglasney Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley of Carmarthenshire, Aberglasney Gardens have been an inspiration to poets since 1477.
The story of Aberglasney spans many centuries, but, the house's origins are still shrouded in obscurity. En-route the National Botanic Gardens of Wales.
St. Fagan's Welsh Folk Museum This has to be one of the man made wonders of the world. There are houses of all types, a chapel, church, farmstead, school and many more buildings at St. Fagan's All have been carefully taken down from their original sites, each stone being numbered, and then painstakingly moved to St. Fagan's and rebuilt right down to the last detail. Tel : 02920 569441
National Botanic Gardens of Wales A must for lovers of all things flora and fauna. Set in Llanarthne in Carmarthenshire this wonderful attraction rivals Cornwall's Eden Project.