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 returns, or copies of our parish registers and much much more at one of our libraries. 

 

You can also find out what's on offer throughout the region by visiting one of our partner websites at Visit Southern Wales and The Valleys. 

Family History

Family History

During the 19th century people flocked to the relative riches of Merthyr Tydfil. The growth of the area was phenomenal, from around 40 in 1760 to over 50,000 in 1860, and being the nursery of the Indu…

Church Tourism

It has been said that in Bygone days Merthyr Tydfil resembled a wild, frontier town. Yet, even at its most turbulent, Merthyr had a strong vein of religious tradition – from early Christians, includin…

Church Tourism
The Valleys - Heart & Soul of Wales

The Valleys - Heart & Soul of Wales

The Valleys Partners are part of The Valleys Marketing campaign. The aim is to encourage more locals and visitors to explore the area and to discover the numerous attractions, activities, heritage sto…

Visit Southern Wales

The Southern Wales Hub is a partnership that promotes Southern Wales as a destination. There's so much on offer whether you are looking for a city break, relaxing on the beach or a more adventurous ac…

Visit Southern Wales