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Discover Merthyr Tydfil

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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, Brecon Mountain Railway or BikePark Wales 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.

Cyfarthfa Park and Castle

It's more than just a Castle, Park, Museum & Art Gallery... it's a testament to Merthyr's spirit!

Cyfarthfa Museum & Art Gallery

It's more than just a Castle, Park, Museum & Art Gallery ...

BikePark Wales

UK's longest green downhill trail.

Rock UK Summit Centre

Over 120 indoor climbing routes, 8m high Aerial Adventure and over 20 instructed adventure activities.

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is an activity centre based in the south of the Brecon Beacons, just a 15 minute drive from Merthyr Tydfil.

Brecon Mountain Railway

Brecon Mountain Railway - one of “The Great Little Trains of Wales”.

Redhouse Cymru

The beating heart of Merthyr Tydfil.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre's got everything from independent retailers, markets, cafes, restaurants and nightlife.

Visit Merthyr Interactive Map

Please use the link below or click on the image to head to the Visit Merthyr Interactive Map

Places of Interest

Centuries-old churches, remains of a Norman castle, tangible reminders of history-making events and industrial and engineering firsts - and nature in all its glory, preserved and enhanced for today’s ...

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Request a Visitor Guide

If you would like a copy of our Merthyr Tydfil guide, please click here to download. Alternatively fill in the form below to request a hard copy version.   Your details will not be passed to...

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Trails

With miles and miles of stunning scenic tracks, canal towpaths and historic trails that suit all abilities and ages Merthyr Tydfil is the perfect destination if you love the great outdoors. There's a ...

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Places of Interest

Centuries-old churches, remains of a Norman castle, tangible reminders of history-making events and industrial and engineering firsts - and nature in all its glory, preserved and enhanced for today’s ...

Learn More

Request a Visitor Guide

If you would like a copy of our Merthyr Tydfil guide, please click here to download. Alternatively fill in the form below to request a hard copy version.   Your details will not be passed to...

Learn More

Trails

With miles and miles of stunning scenic tracks, canal towpaths and historic trails that suit all abilities and ages Merthyr Tydfil is the perfect destination if you love the great outdoors. There's a ...

Learn More

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.

All Accommodation
1,710,000

Visitors A Year

91

Places To Stay

24

Major Attractions

What's Happening in Merthyr Tydfil

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Virtual Merthyr - A 360 Tour 🌍

Virtual Merthyr Tour will feature as part of Visit Wales’s national trails campaign Merthyr Tydfil is set to play a prominent role in a new national tourism promotional campaign coinciding w...

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Valleys of Adventure - 8 Top Attractions

Dive into the Valleys of Adventure! From thrilling zip lines to tranquil woodland walks, discover Merthyr Tydfil's hidden gems and breathtaking scenery. Embark on an unforgettable journey where every ...

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✨ Star-studded stages at the National Eisteddfod ✨

✨ Star-studded stages ✨   Discover the National Eisteddfod, a unique celebration of Welsh arts, language and culture, showcasing Welsh music, literature, art and much more.   This year it’s ...

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Virtual Merthyr - A 360 Tour 🌍

Virtual Merthyr Tour will feature as part of Visit Wales’s national trails campaign Merthyr Tydfil is set to play a prominent role in a new national tourism promotional campaign coinciding w...

Learn More

Valleys of Adventure - 8 Top Attractions

Dive into the Valleys of Adventure! From thrilling zip lines to tranquil woodland walks, discover Merthyr Tydfil's hidden gems and breathtaking scenery. Embark on an unforgettable journey where every ...

Learn More

✨ Star-studded stages at the National Eisteddfod ✨

✨ Star-studded stages ✨   Discover the National Eisteddfod, a unique celebration of Welsh arts, language and culture, showcasing Welsh music, literature, art and much more.   This year it’s ...

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