Pontygwaith Bridge

Discover Pontygwaith Bridge

This Grade II listed hump back bridge over the River Taff has links as far back as the 1540’s.

The current incarnation was assembled in 1811 with attractive Pennant Sandstone and Is well worth a visit. If you do so between May and September the nearby Pontygwaith Farm will provide you with a warm welcome and excellent refreshments.

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Rock UK Summit Centre wins best activity provider!

Rock UK Summit Centre wins best activity provider!

Rock UK’s Summit Centre has won the southeast Wales tourism awards ‘Best Regional Activity Provider’. The former coal mine has been turned into a unique destination with over 20 different instructed adventure activities, indoor climbing centre, café,…

Interactive map pinpoints all Merthyr’s visitor attractions

Interactive map pinpoints all Merthyr’s visitor attractions

Visitors to Merthyr Tydfil who want to become more familiar with the county borough will be able to pinpoint exactly where they need to go through a new interactive website map.

The Visit Merthyr Location Finder put together by County Borough Council…

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 …