About Merthyr Tydfil

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.

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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…
Our Location
How to Arrive at the Destination

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…

Getting Around Merthyr Tydfil

Bike Hire For bike hire. Route ideas and even a cycle guide contact Gethin MTB. Tours In addition, a number of professional tour guides offer bespoke tours and walks in the area.        
Getting Around Merthyr Tydfil
Culture and Heritage

Culture and 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…

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.
Places of Interest