Things To Do

Explore Merthyr Tydfil

Are you ready to explore? There’s so much to do and enjoy in and around Merthyr Tydfil. Get a glimpse of our past, experience an adrenaline kick like no other, take in an exhibition or show, stride out on our trails or enjoy some quiet reflection – you can do it all in Merthyr Tydfil.

 

Attractions

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.

Outdoor Adventures

If you are keen on the more extreme activities that Merthyr Tydfil has to offer you will find something to suit you! From mountain biking, cycling, kayaking, climbing, caving or parascending, there ar…
Outdoor Adventures
Treasuring our Trails - Walking, Cycling, Riding and Running

Treasuring our Trails - Walking, Cycling, Riding and Running

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 …

Something Different

No matter what you are interested in, Merthyr Tydfil has something to suit everyone.    Lose yourself in our history or maybe find out what part your ancestors played. Why not leaf through the census …
Something Different
Places of Interest

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 …

Food & Drink

One of the things that makes Wales and the Valleys in particular so special is the wealth of home-cooked food using local produce in the area.>   In Merthyr, you are assured to find cuisine to cate…
Food & Drink
Shopping & Markets

Shopping & Markets

Merthyr Tydfil has much to offer the eager shopper with an excellent range of national stores and smaller independent shops and markets.