The Valleys

Things to see and do

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Guardian - Six BellsGuardian - Six BellsTake a peek
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryCyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryTake a peek
Caerphilly CastleCaerphilly CastleTake a peek
Big Pit: National Coal MuseumBig Pit: National Coal MuseumTake a peek
Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreParc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreTake 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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Dark Sky Discovery Pub - Rose & Crown

Eglwysilian Rd, Eglwysilian,

Orion Class The site is located above the Pontypridd area and has fantastic panorama of the South Wales Valleys extending to the Severn Estuary ...

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Butetown Heritage Trail

Butetown, Rhymney,

This is the Bute Town that you should explore!

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Cefn Mably Farm Park

Began Road, Cefn Mably,

At Cefn Mably Farm Park they have lots of space for both children and adults alike, with plenty of things for the family to see and do both inside an...

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Pen Y Fan Country Park

Willow Road, Crumlin, Blackwood

Visit Wales' best preserved canal feeder reservoir. his is a popular summertime family park with safe, flat open spaces to picnic, fly a kite, kick a...

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Barry Sidings Countryside Park

Barry Sidings, Hopkinstown, Pontypridd,

Barry Sidings Country Park is a wonderful destination for all the family, reclaimed from the world-famous industrial landscape of the Rhondda.

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Parc Slip Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

Tondu, Bridgend,

Parc Slip Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre is an area of 300 acres containing a fantastic mix of habitats such as grassland, woodland and wetlands, ...

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Virginia Park Golf Club & Driving Centre

Virginia Park, Caerphilly,

Well established, picturesque, tree lined, parkland course is set in low undulating land and benefits from features such as ponds and bunkers.

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Bridgend Designer Outlet

The Derwen, Bridgend

Away from the hustle and bustle of the high street, you'll find our picturesque, village-street-style layout a real breath of fresh air, with nothing...

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Dark Sky Discovery Site - Bwlch Mountain

Bwlch Mountain Rd, A4061 ,

Milkyway Class A lay-by located on top of the Bwlch mountain the site provides uninterrupted views to the south, east and west. Directions - The si...

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Senghenydd Mining Memorial

Gwern Avenue, Senghenydd, Caerphilly,

This impressive memorial remembers all the Welsh Mining Disasters.

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