Dan Yr Ogof Stone Angel by munki-boy

Dan Yr Ogof

The National Showcaves of Wales

There are several caves open to the public, well lit and with excellent audio tours explaining the story of the discovery of the caves and various geological features. Two of the caves are large and impressive, there is also a small ‘bone cave’ in which prehistoric remains were found.

The site also features a reconstruction of an Iron Age village and a variety of large model dinosaurs.

Dan-yr-Ogof Angel

A calcite formation in Dan-yr-Ogof cave that resembles the lower half of an angel.

Created: 27  November  2016  Edited: 24  November  2018

Dan Yr Ogof Woodland

Dan Yr Ogof is a 30.05 hectare, privately owned woodland area in Powys.

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Wildlife in and around Dan Yr Ogof

Dan Yr Ogof Mammals

There are 30 species of mammals recorded as found near Dan Yr Ogof.

45 Khz Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
Badger (Meles meles)
Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus)
Common Shrew (Sorex araneus)
Domestic Cat (Felis catus)
55 Khz Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus)
Bank Vole (Myodes glareolus)
Brown Long-Eared Bat (Plecotus auritus)
Daubenton's Bat (Myotis daubentonii)
Fallow Deer (Dama dama)

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Dan Yr Ogof Birds

There are 130 species of birds recorded as found near Dan Yr Ogof.

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix)
Black-Headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)
Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)
Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)

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