Plan your visit

The site is owned and managed by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and access is free.

How to get there


Exit the Heads of the Valleys Road (A465) at Glyn-neath, following the B4242 and the brown tourist signs to Pontneddfechan waterfalls.  Follow the road through Pontneddfechan village and take the right hand fork just before the road starts to ascend steeply.  Continuing along a residential street, keeping right as the road forks crossing a narrow stone bridge before turning left into Craig y Ddinas/Dinas rock free car park.


 X55 Swansea to Glynneath service stops at Pontneddfechan Min yr Awel which is by the village hall.  For more information see Tel: 0871 200 2233


Nearest town or village

Pontneddfechan, Glynneath

Maps and guides

The Gunpowder Trail is one of 11 walks in the Waterfall Country Walks Pack that can be purchased from our on line shop.

Explorer Map OL 12 or Landranger Map 160

Grid reference: SN 911079


The village of Pontneddfechan has several pubs and cafes.


A free car park at Craig y Ddinas / Dinas Rock is owned and managed by Natural Resources Wales.


Public toilets are located at the centre of Pontneddfechan village


Stay safe!