Love to shop? If you need a couple of hours of retail therapy, Merthyr Tydfil town centre has plenty to offer with its shopping centre, covered arcade and traditional high street.

Take a wander around our largely pedestrianised town and pick up some gifts or a bargain or two at your leisure.

You can find lots of favourite high street names in St Tydfil Shopping Centre and Beacons Place in the heart of the town.

Pop into Bumbletree or Options and pick up an unusual gift for friends or family.

Check out the rows of traditional sweet jars in Sweet Essence or tuck into their range of American candies.

Look around our quirky Indoor Market, full of small businesses offering unique ranges.

Call into one of our big brand or independent jewellers offering ranges to suit all pockets.

Pop into our Weekend Offender outlet shop and purchase a t-shirt, polo or jeans from the town where the famous brand began.

Discover out traditional Street Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays and pick up a bargain or some delicious fresh produce.

Get geared up with everything you need for a visit to the Brecon Beacons with Trespass, excellent for outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment.

Browse around A Better World and Retroplex for their huge selection of comics and games.

Head to Tezzabelles Boutique and Emporium in Pontmorlais to search out the latest fashions and find something a bit different.

Visit our traditional high street greengrocer Fresh ‘n’ Fruity and butcher JW Millward for the very best local produce.

Delight your little ones with a beautiful knitted outfit from Trendy Tots Baby Boutique.

Tantalise your taste buds with savoury delights from Crosswoods deli and sweet treats from Sugar & Swirls.Treat yourself to some tlc in one of the town’s excellent selection of health, hair and beauty salons and get pampered from head to toe.

Pick up some Polish specialities at Ziomek, full of delicious meats, groceries, fruit and veg.

If you’re staying with friends or family, say thank you with a beautiful bouquet or floral arrangement from Ann’s Flowers.

And finally, relax and get ready for Round 2 of your shopping extravaganza in one of our delightful Cafes or Eateries spread throughout the town centre.

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As well as the high street stores there is a daily indoor market, twice weekly outdoor market as well as the fantastic farmers market on the first Friday of every month which supplies the town centre with local produced foods and crafts.

Merthyr Tydfil is a town with an interesting, rich and vast history.