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Merthyr Tydfil Tourist Information Centre

14a Glebeland Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8AU

Tel: 01685 727474

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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 Breacon Beacons National Park Merthyr Tydfil boasts some dramatic and breathtaking scenary.

By road:

The A470 connects south and north Wales. The A465 connects west and east Wales. Merthyr Tydfil is located where the two roads intersect each other, around 30 minutes drive time from Cardiff, Swansea and Abergavenny. These major, mainly dual-carriageway, arterial roads link via the M4 and M50 to the national motorway network.

By rail:

A regular passenger service links Merthyr Tydfil with Cardiff; connections from Cardiff are available to the rest of the national rail network.

By air:

Cardiff Wales International Airport is around 60 minutes drive time away.

Within the Borough, an effective road network enables speedy movement by car or bus to even the most remote areas.

If you are visiting Merthyr Tydfil, and are looking for appropriate places to park, this map points to relevant car parking information

Tel: 01685 727474
Last updated: 12.06.2014
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