Cefn-yr-Erw Primate Sanctuary
Cefn-yr-Erw Primate Sanctuary is in the Swansea Valley in the lovely Brecon Beacons National Parkd area of South Wales. Formerly a traditional Welsh hill farm, the sanctuary now rescues and provides a home for many types of unwanted animals, especially primates, such as chimpanzees, baboons, spider monkeys, capuchins and marmosets. Cefn-yr-Erw welcomes visitors to see the animals and the work we do. A number of them have come from zoos and laboratores and some have suffered mistreatment and deprivation in their earlier lives. As they are not equipped for survival in th wild we can only endeavour to make the rest of their lives as enjoyable and stress free as possible.
Adults £ 5.00 Jnrs. (age 3 to 14) £ 3.50 Senior Citizens £ 3.50 Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 childen) £17.00 Disabled Adults £ 4.00 Disables Juniors £ 3.00 Carers £ 4.00
Take M4 motorway heading east to junction 45, then follow the A4067 north for 13 miles to junction with the A4221, turn right and follow the A4221 up the hill towards Glyn-Neath and Coelbren, after a couple of bends the road straightens out and continues to climb the hill. At the sign "Coelbren 1.5 miles" pointing to the left, get into the short slip road and turn left here. There is then a junction with another road immediately on the left with signs to the Primate Sanctuary. Go left aga
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