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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McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

The Derwen, Bridgend

Enjoy an altogether more relaxed atmosphere at McArthurGlen Bridgend Designer Outlet, away from the hustle and bustle of the high street. You’ll fin...

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Clydach Ironworks


This historically important ironworks site consists of excavated and semi-restored ruins of a blast furnace.

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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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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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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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Abertillery and District Museum

The Metropole, Market Street, Abertillery

Discover the history and heritage of the Abertillery area at Abertillery and District Museum - great to bring back memories to older visitors and ple...

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Newbridge Memo

Newbridge Memo, High street, Gwent

Recently refurbished with dedication and care, the Memo has once again become a crucial hub for the local community

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Cynon Valley Museum

Depot Road, Gadlys, Aberdare

Cynon Valley Museum celebrates the rich and varied history of the Cynon Valley with an unrivalled collection of local history objects and artwork. Ou...

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Butetown Heritage Trail

Butetown, Rhymney,

This is the Bute Town that you should explore!

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The Royal Mint Experience

Llantrisant Business Park, Llantrisant, Pontyclun,

The Royal Mint Experience is the only place in the world where you can watch the United Kingdom's coins being made. Go behind the scenes to follow t...

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