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Visit Our Attractions

Whether you wish to explore our rich culture and heritage or try out our world class activity centres, there are plenty of attractions to take in during your stay at Merthyr Tydfil.

Plan Your Trip

Visit Merthyr Tydfil and walk our famous valleys and hills, discover unique days out at Cyfarthfa Park & Castle, Redhouse or Theatre Soar or simply relax and sample some of the award winning food at our many restaurants and cafes. From the thrill seeker to the serial shopper - there's something for everyone in Merthyr Tydfil.

Find Somewhere to stay

Where would you like to lay your head to rest in Merthyr Tydfil? Wherever you choose to stay, you will enjoy our famous warm valleys welcome.

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Our Attractions

Visit Merthyr Interactive Map

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Merthyr Tydfil Gift Shop

Merthyr Tydfil Gift Shop

Places of Interest

Places of Interest

Find Somewhere to stay

There are many places to stay in Merthyr Tydfil, to suit various budgets and tastes.

Wake up to breathtaking views of the mountains with a swathe of green hillside outside your bedroom window in our range of guest houses, bunkhouse and self accommodation, which are perfectly situated for walking, cycling and exploring our beautiful valleys landscape.

Relax in luxury at our range of hotels. Choose from Manor houses, boutique hotels and country retreats!

Be in the heart of the action in town centre hotels and  B&Bs.

Perhaps you fancy something a little different. Why not camp out under the stars at one of our campsites?

Too much choice is always a good thing.


1,300,000

Visitors A Year

55

Places to Stay

22

Major Attractions

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Latest News

Rock UK Summit Centre wins best activity provider!

Rock UK Summit Centre wins best activity provider!

Rock UK’s Summit Centre has won the southeast Wales tourism awards ‘Best Regional Activity Provider’. The former coal mine has been turned into a unique destination with over 20 different instructed adventure activities, indoor climbing centre, café,…

Interactive map pinpoints all Merthyr’s visitor attractions

Interactive map pinpoints all Merthyr’s visitor attractions

Visitors to Merthyr Tydfil who want to become more familiar with the county borough will be able to pinpoint exactly where they need to go through a new interactive website map.

The Visit Merthyr Location Finder put together by County Borough Council…

Merthyr Tydfil £100m tourism success story continuing apace

Merthyr Tydfil £100m tourism success story continuing apace

Merthyr Tydfil’s tourism success story is continuing apace, with the sector having a £100m economic impact locally in 2018 – an increase of almost £30m from the previous year.

The 35.4% rise was due to a 41% increase in the number of annual visitors …