Merthyr Tydfil, one of the most historically fascinating and
beautiful regions of Wales is ideally placed between Brecon Beacons
National Park and Cardiff the Welsh capital.
With a fifth of the County Borough lying within
the Brecon Beacons National Park, Merthyr Tydfil boasts some
dramatic and breathtaking scenery.
As one of the towns forming the Heads of the Valleys, Merthyr
Tydfil is rich in culture, landscape and scenery. Once the Iron
capital of the world, Merthyr Tydfil breathes life into its history
with attractions such as Cyfarthfa Park (which is home to Cyfarthfa
Castle Museum & Art Gallery), Joseph
Parry's Cottage and Brecon Mountain Railway to name but a
You can't visit us without sampling the outdoor activities on
offer here in Merthyr Tydfil! Take a leisurely walk or bike ride
along the famous Taff Trail.
For the more adventurous amongst you, take part in some downhill
mountain biking at UK's premier mountain biking destination,
BikePark Wales, climbing at Rock UK Summit Centre, or kayaking at
Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer.
For those who want to relax and absorb the more tranquil aspects
of Merthyr Tydfil, there are numerous parks for you explore such as
Parc Taf Bargoed and Taf Fechan Nature Reserve.
Look out for some hidden gems too, including Pontygwaith Farm, a
welcoming 4 ½ acre garden adjacent to the Taff Trail near
Whatever you plan on doing, we're certain that you're stay will be
an enjoyable one!
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