The Valleys

Things to see and do

Featured attractions
Caerphilly CastleCaerphilly CastleTake a peek
Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreParc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreTake a peek
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryCyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryTake a peek
Big Pit: National Coal MuseumBig Pit: National Coal MuseumTake a peek
Gnoll Estate Country ParkGnoll Estate Country ParkTake a peek
Guardian - Six BellsGuardian - Six BellsTake a peek
Explorers Wanted

The Valleys has more than enough to fill the longest of weekend breaks!

It’s one of the many unexpected things about The Valleys. Did you know, for example, that we’re home to one of Europe’s biggest and best medieval castles (it’s smack in the middle of Caerphilly – you can’t miss it)? Or the scenic Brecon Mountain Railway a narrow-gauge railway where you get on in Merthyr Tydfil and get off in the heart of the Brecon Beacons? Or our very own World Heritage Site at Blaenavon, an equivalent of the Taj Mahal and Great Wall of China?

All this together with numerous heritage sites, green country parks and great stories means that there is something new to explore each weekend!


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Fir Tree Centre

Fir Tree Drive, Quakers Yard,

The Fir Tree Community Centre is situated just above the Taff Trail in Quakers Yard. It offers wide range of services including room hire for trainin...

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Caerphilly Castle

Castle Street, Caerphilly

Covering 30 acres, Caerphilly Castle is one of the greatest surviving castles in the medieval Western world.

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Rocking Stone and Druidic Circles

Pontypridd Common, Pontypridd,

As well as giving stunning views over Ponty and surroundings, the stones provide an atmospheric reminder of Dr William Price, arch-druid and flamboya...

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Côr Meibion Dowlais Male Choir Rehearsals

Market Square Church, Three Salmon Street, Merthyr Tydfil,

Côr Meibion Dowlais Male Choir welcomes visitors to their rehearsals which take place at Market Square Church, Three Salmon Street, Merthyr Tydfil ev...

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Pontypool Indoor Market

The Market Hall, Pontypool

A high quality, diverse and vibrant market steeped in history and showcasing a superb local food offer.

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Lido Ponty

Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Bridge Street,

Lido Ponty has it all! Lido-PoolPlunge into the 25 metre main pool for a serious swim or a few leisurely lengths. Get drenched in the activity poo...

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Ty Nest Llewellyn

Cwmtillery Lakes, Cwmtillery, Abertillery

On the north bank of Cwmtillery Lake are the remains of a substantial post-Medieval, stone house, standing on a large platform cut into the hill and ...

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Vue Cinema

Glyndwr Road, Cwmbran

Vue Cwmbran cinema has eight screens all with stadium seating. It boasts wall to wall and ceiling to floor huge screens. All auditoriums have Dolby D...

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Lakeside Farm Park

Hendre-Ifan-Goch Farm, Blackmill, Bridgend,

Lakeside Farm Park. is situated at Hendre-Ifan-Goch Farm, a working hill farm with speckled face sheep, Cows and Deer. The lake is a very tranquil ...

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Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Park, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil

Built in 1824, Cyfarthfa Castle is an impressive monument which pays homage to the Industrial Revolution. Once a Regency Mansion, it now houses a mag...

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