Pont-y-cafnau 

 

The English translation of Pont-y-cafnau is ‘bridge of troughs’ and as its name suggests a function of this A-frame iron structure was to transfer water over to the works.

Its importance stems from its early construction, c.1794 by Engineer Watkin George, and that it carried the Gurnos Quarry Tramway as such it is considered the oldest iron railway bridge in the world.

How To Find Us

Get all the information you need on how to find us,
from directions to opening hours

More Info

What's On

See what's happening in Cyfarthfa Park and Castle.

More info