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Cyfarthfa Castle

Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
+44 1685 727371
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Great place to visit

Great (free) parking and set in lovely grounds ideal for a stroll. Tea room offers great service... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sunnyboyUK
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UK
via mobile
Always visit

Set in lovely grounds you dont have to go in but good inside and you can do just the coffeeshop if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stuart H
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great (free) parking and set in lovely grounds ideal for a stroll. Tea room offers great service and food. We paid to visit the museum and thought it was reasonably priced for what it was - though this is optional if you'd prefer to just...More

Thank sunnyboyUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in lovely grounds you dont have to go in but good inside and you can do just the coffeeshop if you want. Have been going here since a little boy over 40 years ago

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think we would have enjoyed much more if we had seen the surrounding park too! The museum is disappointing, fails to tell a coherent story about Merthyr Tydfil. It seems to have become a repository in the town for everything that is perceived to...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

got to say such a pleasant and beautiful place I will start with the grounds which are kept magnificently then you have the lovely big lake from where you can fish if you like course fishing then you have a steam train (mini) which is...More

1  Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

What a gem this place is. Great for walking the dog, a lovely cafe to buy a cuppa and well maintained grounds and walks, however during our visit the main building was covered in scaffolding which was a shame as it took away the splendour...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The woods, particularly to the left of the castle up the hill, were filled with bluebells and really worth a visit. The smell pf the bluebells in the sunshine was wonderful. There is a peaceful walk through the woods and a museum and gallery in...More

Thank Travelholic72
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I took my 84yr old uncle to merthyr and we called into Cyfartha castle and went around the various rooms showing the history of the house and the area, everything was very interesting, from the castle we walked to the site of the iron works...More

2  Thank anthony d
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely park with wide open spaces and lots of greenery. Short walks through the woods and around the lake. Model railway rides and tennis courts. Nicely kept. Good place to chill out for a summer picnic!

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This place has a lovely play park for children with a water play area. There is a ride on train and a museum and very reasonably priced cafe. Good day out

Thank elaine w
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Nice views and scenery however not enough to do, not enough places to sit or get food and also closes to early

Thank declan c
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