Cyfarthfa Iron & Steelworks

Discover Cyfarthfa Iron & Steelworks

The Cyfarthfa Works were, for a generation at the beginning of the 19th century, the largest ironworks in the world and the source of great wealth to its owners, the Crawshays. The impressive remains that can still be seen are of six massive blast furnaces and the huge arch which birdged the gap in the bank between them – it is sobering though to consider that these are just a small part of the works that occupied this site.

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What's on 2018 - Town Centre

What's on 2018 - Town Centre

Merthyr’s events and festivals

Celebrate with us as Merthyr comes alive with festivals and events celebrating the very best of our town. We are enthusiastic about sharing the things we love with you, whether it’s our local food and drink, our history…

Hop on Merthyr Tydfil’s free Saturday Hoppa bus!

Hop on Merthyr Tydfil’s free Saturday Hoppa bus!

The Merthyr Hoppa coach will link the new Trago Mills store to Cyfarthfa Park, the historical Redhouse in Pontmorlais, Merthyr Leisure Village, the town centre and Cyfarthfa Retail Park.
The County Borough Council initiative sponsored by The Big Heart…
New Tourist Information Centre - NOW OPEN

New Tourist Information Centre - NOW OPEN

Merthyr Tydfil’s growing status as an activity tourism destination is set to continue, with the county borough bucking the national trend towards closure of Tourist Information Centres.Cuts to local authority services have meant the disappearance of …