Welcome to Cyfarthfa Park!
Welcome to our brand new Cyfarthfa Park website!
We are delighted that we can now share with you information about the many attractions you can visit within our beautiful Park along with news about events and activities taking place here and at heritage sites nearby.
If this is your first time visiting us you may want to check out our Information for Visitors page to find directions and download visitor maps.
We hope you enjoy your visit today and we look forward to welcoming you soon!
Family Event: Creative Kids at the Castle - Mar 9, 2017
Part 1: The first of four art workshops just for kids aged 8-12 and taking place at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum.
Egyptomania: The Harry Southey Collection - Mar 24, 2017
Daily tours of Egyptomania: The Harry Southey Collection
Bringing Egypt to Merthyr: The Harry Southey Story - Mar 28, 2017
A seated talk about a Merthyr boy who brought back over 150 ancient Egyptian artefacts to Merthyr Tydfil. Booking essential. Starts at 6:30pm.
Family Event: Paddle Doll Making - Apr 11, 2017
Paddle dolls were found in ancient Egyptian tombs. Come along and find out what makes them so special and create your very own.
Family Event: Creating an Egyptian Cartouche - Apr 18, 2017
In ancient Egypt a cartouche contained the hieroglyphic name of the Pharaohs of Egypt. Come and create your own out of clay.
Become an Impressionist Artist - April 26, May 3 & 10 – - Apr 26, 2017
During the 19th century impressionism was born and it revolutionised the art world. Come to these art classes to learn how to paint like an impressionist artist. Booking essential. Please ensure you can attend all sessions. All materials provided. Workshop cost £25.00 person.
Exhibitions 2017- Celebration of Welsh Contemporary Painting - Jul 7, 2017
July 7 – September 24 – Celebration of Welsh Contemporary Painting
Glasbury Arts and Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust are working in partnership to bring some of Wales’s finest and most exciting painters to Cyfarthfa Castle and the Redhouse. This exhibition is part of a large programme of arts events happening all over Merthyr Tydfil. Please check www.cyfarthfa.com for more details of all events.
Exhibitions 2017 - The Family of Merthyr: A Photographic Exhibition by Walter Waygood - Oct 4, 2017
October 4 – December 3 – The Family of Merthyr: A Photographic Exhibition by Walter Waygood
The 'Family of Merthyr' is an exhibition celebrating life within the borough of Merthyr Tydfil. Photographs taken from the 1980s, 1990s, up to the present day present iconic images from local culture.
Exhibitions 2017 - Backlight - Dec 12, 2017
December 12 – January 28 – Backlight
This is an exhibition of art inspired by the unseen collections at Cyfarthfa Castle by the artistic duo ARRT.