Plan Your Trip

Explore Merthyr Tydfil


For such a compact region we’ve a huge variety of places to stay, from historic miners’ cottages and farmhouse B&Bs to camping, bunkhouses and modern hotels.

Tourist Information

Make the most of your visit by asking locals for advice. We’re a welcoming lot and usually only too happy to help. The region also has a growing band of Ambassadors who can direct you to a particular attraction, suggest where to grab a bite to eat or simply share some of the history of Merthyr Tydfil. Best of all they’ll give you a warm welcome. Get this bespoke advice at the following places:


Cyfarthfa Castle

Brecon road,

Merthyr Tydfil,

CF47 8RE

01685 727371


Merthyr Tydfil Central Library

High Street,

Merthyr Tydfil,

CF47 8AF

01685 353480


BikePark Wales

Gethin Woodland Centre, Abercarnaid,

Merthyr Tydfil,

CF48 1YZ

07730 382501


Rock UK Summit Centre

The Old Drift Mine,



CF46 6RD

01443 710090


Brecon Mountain Railway

Pant Station,

Merthyr Tydfil,

CF48 2UP

01685 722988


Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre

Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village,

Merthyr Tydfil,

CF48 1UT

01685 727373

In addition, a number of professional tour guides offer bespoke tours and walks in the area.




Our Location

Our Location

Merthyr Tydfil is midway between the capital city of Cardiff and the breathtaking Brecon Beacons, and the transport network is impressive. The town is ideally situated at the crossroads of Wales's maj…

How To Arrive at the Destination

Car We’re just 20 minutes from junction 32 of the M4 motorway, on the doorstep of Cardiff. The A470 runs north-south and the A465 (Heads of the Valleys road) runs east-west through the region so there…
How To Arrive at the Destination
Getting Around Merthyr Tydfil

Getting Around Merthyr Tydfil

Bike Hire For bike hire. Route ideas and even a cycle guide contact Gethin MTB. Tours In addition, a number of professional tour guides offer bespoke tours and walks in the area. www…