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…

Pop Up Chilli Fest

Pop Up Chilli Fest

Pop Up Chilli Fest

If you like it hot, this is the event for you as Merthyr hosts its annual awesome Chilli Fest. Taking place on Saturday 23rd June in Pend…

Man Engine Cymru - Cyfarthfa Park

Man Engine Cymru - Cyfarthfa Park

Tickets have today (24 January 2018) gone on sale for people eager to see ‘Man Engine Cymru’ at Cyfarthfa Park and Castle, Merthyr Tydfil this spring.

The giant mechanical puppet - the largest ever built in Britain – will arrive at the grand former h…