The strong social and cultural bonds of the people of Wales with
their landscape is nowhere more clearly visible than in Merthyr
Nature's beauty has restored the once severe industrial scarring
but remains of this bygone age can be found by exploring off the
Surprisingly to visitors this concentrated landscape
supports organic farms, nature reserves, geological parks,
international fishing and canoeing, national cycle trails, mountain
biking, climbing, yachting, paragliding and traditional skills.
Besides the featured parks and nature reserves there are
hundreds of other natural places to explore.
Special thank you to Chris Morse for photographs supplied
of Taf Fechan.
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