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Things to do in Merthyr Tydfil

Large historic town at the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park

Are you looking for things to do in Merthyr Tydfil? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.



Cyfarthfa Castle

Historic house and home to a local museum and art gallery.
Brecon Road
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8NN



Brecon Mountain Railway

Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery.
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 2UP


Heritage Cottage FREE

One of Cadw’s most recent acquisitions, Heritage Cottage is a great example of mid-19th century miner’s cottage.
CF44 8UE


Disaster Memorial Garden

Solemn memorial garden to the 1966 disaster that killed 144 people.
Moy Road
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 4QS


Morlais Castle FREE

Remains of a 13th century castle located above the Taff Gorge.
Pontsarn Close
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 2TR



Cyfarthfa Park

Beautiful town park in the grounds of a stunning 19th Century Castle, with Miniature Railway and childrens Playzone.
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8PA


Dare Valley Country Park FREE

500 acres of countryside, walks, trails and family fun - all within a mile of Aberdare.
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF44 7RG




Vue Cinema Merthyr Tydfil

Multi-screen cinema.
Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 1UT



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