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"Back in my Day" - Childhood in The Valleys


Come and discover our brand new exhibition! A fascinating collection of objects and images of growing up in the Valleys — from school life to play time, with plenty of hands-on fun included.


  • Booking essential
  • Café
  • Full disabled access
  • Free
  • Parking (free)

Public Transport Directions

Public Transport
You can find information relating to all aspects of using public transport to get to the Winding house at Our postcode is NP24 6EG.
New Tredegar is served by the Penarth to Rhymney Arriva Trains Wales service. Alight at either Brithdir or Tirphil stations. The Winding House is a 10-15 minutes walk from either station

Road Directions

From the A465 (Heads of the Valleys) Road
Turn off the A465, onto the A469 signposted towards Rhymney. At each of the two following roundabouts, follow signs for Bargoed.
Continue on this road for approximately four miles, past Butetown and through Pontlottyn until you see a sign for Tirphil. Keep on this road and it will take you directly into New Tredegar.
From the direction of Caerphilly
From the direction of Caerphilly, take the A469 towards Ystrad Mynach and Bargoed. Stay on the A469, bypassing Bargoed and follow signs for Aberbargoed and then New Tredegar.
New Tredegar
Once in New Tredegar, follow the brown signs for 'Winding House/ Ty Weindio'. There is a small car park with acccessible parking bays in front of the museum.
There is also a large overflow car park which you can access from the main road. From there, it is a short walk over the pedestrian footbridge to the museum.