Welcome to Cyfarthfa Park!
Welcome to our brand new Cyfarthfa Park website!
We are delighted that we can now share with you information about the many attractions you can visit within our beautiful Park along with news about events and activities taking place here and at heritage sites nearby.
If this is your first time visiting us you may want to check out our Information for Visitors page to find directions and download visitor maps.
We hope you enjoy your visit today and we look forward to welcoming you soon!
Making your mark on Merthyr! - Mar 31, 2018
Making your mark on Merthyr at Redhouse and Cyfarthfa Castle
This event is a two day long art experience! March 31, will be held at the Redhouse (Old town hall) where artists will be on hand to help you create a range of portraits, that will come together to make a huge piece of art. Drop in between 11:00am – 4:00pm to take part in this one off art experience. (Child friendly event)
April 1, will take place at Cyfarthfa Park. There will be many different art workshops, led by artists, all over the park. If you take part in all the workshops there will be a special prize and there is lots more going on that day. Drop into the park anytime between 11:00am-4:00pm to take part. Waiting times can vary (Child friendly event)
Printing Poppies - Apr 3, 2018
April 3 – 4 – Printing Poppies
Come along and design your own poppy print and add it to our WWI exhibition to help commemorate those who lost their lives during this war 100 years ago.
Man Engine on its way to Cyfarthfa - Apr 10, 2018
Man Engine Coming to Cyfarthfa Park April 10th
Create a Mosaic Photo Frame! - Apr 11, 2018
April 11 – Create a Mosaic Photo Frame!
The Romans loved creating Mosaic art, come along and create a unique mosaic photo frame inspired by the Romans.
Sweetheart cushion workshops - Apr 21, 2018
April 21 – Sweetheart cushion workshops
During WWI injured soldiers created Sweetheart Cushions for their loved ones back home. This workshop will take participants through the history and show them how to create and embroider their own Sweetheart Cushion. Cost £10.00 per person. Booking essential. All materials provided. Starts at 1:00pm (Adult event – Over 16’s)
Simple Minds, the Pretenders and KT Tunstall - Aug 5, 2018
Appearing this summer! Simple Minds and the Pretenders with special guest KT Tunstall