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Upper Gilwern Quarry Hut - Get Away From It All

  • This extremely remote setting is the perfect place to recharge the batteries. Along a stone track you'll find our Hut just a field away from the quarry, and situated in it's own fenced off stoned area. Breathtaking views to the Brecon Beacons and across the Radnorshire hills.
  • Your only neighbours are the red kites, rabbits, sheep and cattle that live on the hills around you. 
  • Be an archaeologist for a day and hunt fossils after breakfast. Upper Gilwern Quarry is a site long known for it's preserved and complete range of fossils. One of the most common is a Trilobite from the Ordovician era (around 480 million years ago), and is called Oxyginus Corndensis.


"The numbers found are plentiful and finding a good number is high"


What's Included

Towels & Bed Linen

Complimentary tea, coffee 

milk & sugar

Outside Features: fire pit, picnic table and benches.

Amazing walks and cycle trails on your doorstep.

Lots of amazing places to visit in wild Mid wales





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What to bring

Safety goggles, boots, warm clothing, hammer, chisel and a bucket for your hunting.

Toiletries, Hair Dryer,

Camera, Torch & Binoculars

Matches, Firelighters & Logs



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Good to know

No pets allowed

Ample Parking for 4 cars

Read up about our fossils beforehand - there's a great new book called "A guide to fossil collecting in England & Wales" by Siri Scientific Press and join UK Amateur Fossil Hunters https://ukafh.com

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