Brecon Mountain Railway

Discover Brecon Mountain Railway

The Brecon Mountain Railway is one of “The Great Little Trains of Wales”.  So take a journey following part of the route of the original Brecon to Merthyr railway.

What is it?

Heritage Narrow Gauge Steam Railway

Who’s it for?

Everyone – Families, Groups, Schools, Holiday Makers and Enthusiasts 

Where is it?

Sign posted from the A465 and A470 near Merthyr Tydfil – follow the Mountain Railway signs and symbols

Highlights:

  • Vintage Steam Train
  • Beautiful views travelling through Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Restoration and Workshop
  • Gift Shop/Licensed Tearooms
  • Childrens Play Area, Picnic Areas and scenic walks

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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 …

Official Visitor Guide 2020

Official Visitor Guide 2020

Our new 2020 Visitors Guide is here!

We’ve got everything from world class adventures to breath-taking landscapes waiting to be discovered.  

Pick it up locally or download from this website.

Merthyr Tydfil’s role in ambitious Atlantic Area Programme trails project

Merthyr Tydfil’s role in ambitious Atlantic Area Programme trails project

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is playing a prominent role in an international initiative aimed at encouraging visitors and residents to make the most of the environment on their doorsteps.

The EU-funded Atlantic Area Project, the Trail Gazers…