Parc Taf Bargoed

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Situated in the beautiful Taff Bargoed Valley, Parc Taf Bargoed is deemed by many as being the hidden gem of Merthyr Tydfil with its panoramic views and natural beauty. The park, formerly the site of three collieries (Trelewis Drift, Deep Navigation and Taff Merthyr), cover an area of 50 hectares and was the subject of an ambitious land reclamation scheme which transformed the site.

This Green Flag park offers visitors access to an area of exquisite beauty and spectacular views which have been shaped by the areas industrial past and recent redevelopment. Parc Taf Bargoed is blessed with an array of wildlife, plants, flowers and insects with Park Wardens on site to offer information on all aspects of the park, its history and the attractions habitat.

Parc Taf Bargoed offers a number of leisure opportunities for individuals of all ages and abilities. These include:

  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Horse-riding
  • Canoeing / kayaking
  • Bird watching
  • Skateboarding
  • Football and rugby
  • Wildlife exploration with one of the Park Wardens.

For more information about Parc Taf Bargoed you can call into the new Glo Ddu Pavilion situated at the southern end of the park which houses a fully-staffed ‘Tourist Information Centre’ as well as the Park Wardens.


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