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Cyfarthfa Park

With spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons, Cyfarthfa Park provides a great day out for the whole family, come rain or shine!

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Museum & Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery is home to a fantastic collection of artefacts spanning 2,000 years of Merthyr's history.

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What's On and News

What's On and News

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Splash & Play

An interactive play facility which is sure to provide hours of fun for all!

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Visitor Information

How to get here, park maps, opening hours and lots more...

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The Leisure Trust

Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust

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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 at Redhouse and Cyfarthfa Castle - 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)

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Man Engine on its way to Cyfarthfa - Apr 10, 2018

Coming to Cyfarthfa this April- Man Engine on its tour of Wales.

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Simple Minds, the Pretenders and KT Tunstall - Aug 5, 2018

Appearing this summer! Simple Minds and the Pretenders with special guest KT Tunstall

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Opening Hours


  • Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
  • 1st April-30th SeptemberMon - Fri 10:00 - 5:00pm
    Sat and Sun 12:00 - 5.00pm 
  • 1st October-31st MarchClosed Monday
    Tues-Fri 10 - 4:00pm
    Sat and Sun 12:00 - 4:00pm


  • Entrance Fees for Museum & Art Gallery
  • Adults (16 & Over)£2.00
  • Concessions £1.00
  • Under 16Free


  • Cyfarthfa Park
  • Current Park Opening Hours: November: 6am-5.15pm, December: 6am-4.45pm, January: 6am-4.45pm, February 6am-5.15pm, March: 6am- 6.15pm 


  • Canolfan Cyfarthfa
  • 1st April -30th SeptemberMon-Sun 11am-7pm.



  • Joseph Parry’s Cottage
  • 1st April-30th SeptemberSat & Sun 2pm-5pm
    Mon-Fri - By appointment
  • 1st October-31st MarchBy appointment only

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