About Merthyr Tydfil

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Explore Merthyr Tydfil

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.

Our Location

Our Location

Merthyr Tydfil is midway between the capital city of Cardiff and the breathtaking Brecon Beacons, and the transport network is impressive. The town is ideally situated at the crossroads of Wales's maj…

How To Arrive at the Destination

Car We’re just 20 minutes from junction 32 of the M4 motorway, on the doorstep of Cardiff. The A470 runs north-south and the A465 (Heads of the Valleys road) runs east-west through the region so there…
How To Arrive at the Destination
Getting Around Merthyr Tydfil

Getting Around Merthyr Tydfil

Bike Hire For bike hire. Route ideas and even a cycle guide contact Gethin MTB. www.gethinmtb.com Tours In addition, a number of professional tour guides offer bespoke tours and walks in the area. www…

Culture & Heritage

Explore The Valleys That Changed The World The Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and 19th centuries was largely fuelled by the minerals hidden beneath the hills of South Wales. Thousands of peop…
Culture & Heritage
Places of Interest

Places of Interest

It is said that the past is a foreign country – if so Merthyr’s heritage is a veritable United Nations. Here is a small selection of the county’s historic places

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. Please email you contact details to the Trago …
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