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Parc Taf Bargoed

A hidden gem with panoramic views and natural beauty.

This Green Flag park offers visitors access to an area of exquisite beauty and spectacular views which have been shaped by the areas industrial past and recent redevelopment. Parc Taf Bargoed is blessed with an array of wildlife, plants, flowers and insects with Park Warden on-site to offer information on all aspects of the park, its history and the attractions habitat.

 

Situated in the beautiful Taff Bargoed Valley, Parc Taf Bargoed is the former site of three collieries (Trelewis Drift, Deep Navigation and Taff Merthyr). It covers an area of 140 hectares and was the subject of an ambitious land reclamation scheme that transformed the site.

 

Highlights:

  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Horse-riding
  • Canoeing / kayaking
  • Bird watching
  • Skateboarding
  • Football and rugby
  • Wildlife exploration with the Park Warden.

 

Leisure opportunities are for individuals of all ages and abilities.

 

Contact the Park warden on 01685 724920 or click here to visit their facebook page

If you fancy giving our four chosen family favourite walks a go then download the map, grab your gear and head out.

Individual Route Maps - Download below.

Cefn Coed to Ffynon Dwn Trail

Aberfan Community Centre to Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre

Parc Taf Bargoed Lake Trail

Cefn Coed to Ffynon Dwn Trail

Aberfan Community Centre to Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre

Parc Taf Bargoed Lake Trail

Parc Taf Bargoed to Summit Centre Trail

Parc Taf Bargoed to Summit Centre Trail

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