It was rather further than the signs indicted but we got there at last. Plenty of parking and the site is not visible form the road but clearly signed by the ever helpful Cadw.
This is a very popular site but as it was now late afternoon the last of the visitors were leaving and we soon had the place to ourselves - other than a pair of young lambs who had found a way through the fence,
Twylwth Teg are apparently to be found here although despite it being an auspicious time of day and close to the equinox we didn't meet any...
W.Y. Evans Wentz, 1911 had this to say in his book written in 1911 The Fairy Faith in Celtic countries
"The region, the little valley on whose side stands the Pentre Ifan cromlech, the finest in Britain, is believed to have been a favourite place with the ancient Drulds. And in the oak groves (Ty Canol Wood) that still exist there, tradition says there was once a flourishing school for neophytes, and that the cromlech instead of being a place for internments or sacrifices was in those days completely enclosed, forming like other cromlechs a darkened chamber in which novices when initiated were placed for a certain number of days....the interior (of Pentre Ifan) being called the womb or court of Ceridwen".