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5/01/2017  New Mining Craft Apprentice Opportunities at Big Pit

Big Pit is introducing a new apprenticeship scheme aimed at providing the next generation of staff for the world-famous mining museum.

4/01/2017  New Attraction For Rhondda Heritage Park in 2017

An exciting new simulator ride is set to open at Rhondda Heritage Park in 2017, enhancing the already popular Black Gold Experience.

12/12/2016  Father Christmas arrives in style at Big Pit National Coal Museum

Want to see something different this Christmas? Ever thought that Father Christmas only went down chimneys? Think again!

8/12/2016  Nos Galan Park And Ride

All roads will quite literally lead to Mountain Ash this New Year’s Eve, with more than 1,500 people set to take part in the annual Nos Galan Road Races.

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Exhilarating MountainBiking

The Valleys really is a mecca for Mountain Biking - we have routes for the young and more mature - beginners and the high level competitors. Pop your bike on the car, pick up your helmet (or hop on a train) and you can rapidly be exploring some of the UK's best routes this weekend.

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The Valleys provide a fantastic landscape for a whole host of adventures. In this video our teenage family picks up the challenge of archery, kayaking and climbing as well as fitting in a visit to Cyfathfa Castle and Park and a bit of camping! Loads of ideas for your next adventure!

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#Year of Legends 2017

The Valleys is home to a host of Legends - from the myths of the Green Lady at Caerphilly Castle, to the legendary inventors who used the natural resources to led the Industrial Revolution across the world. Then there's music, political campaigners, creative genius' and our landscape - Visit our Legends in 2017!