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What's On and News

What's On - events across the park

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Museum & Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

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Cyfarthfa Park

Cyfarthfa Park provides a great day out for the whole family, come rain or shine!

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Simple Minds, the Pretenders and KT Tunstall

Appearing this summer! Simple Minds and the Pretenders with special guest KT Tunstall

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Visitor Information

How to get here, park maps, opening hours and lots more...

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Splash & Play

An interactive play facility which is sure to provide hours of fun for all!

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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!

 

Events

An Introduction Flint Knapping - Jul 22, 2018

An Introduction Flint Knapping If you have seen flint knapping being demonstrated and would like an opportunity to try it for yourself, then this is your chance. This workshop will show participants the basics of flint knapping.

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Create an amazing raised salt painting! - Jul 24, 2018

Create an amazing raised salt painting! Using paints, glue, salt and the artwork of Kyffin Williams, this workshop will show you how to create a truly unique painting

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NATIONAL PLAY DAY at Cyfarthfa Castle and Park - Aug 1, 2018

NATIONAL PLAY DAY WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1 11.00AM - 4.00PM FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY!

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Simple Minds, the Pretenders and KT Tunstall - Aug 5, 2018

Appearing this summer! Simple Minds and the Pretenders with special guest KT Tunstall

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Make your own magnificent hot air balloon! - Aug 7, 2018

August 7 – 8 – Make your own magnificent hot air balloon! In 1847, a Mr. Gypson came to Merthyr Tydfil with his Hot Air Balloon. It was the first time that a hot air balloon had been flown in the town. Come and find out more and make your own mini hot air balloon decoration.

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Guided tour with William Crawshay - Special Costumed tour - Aug 19, 2018

On August 19th & 26th take part in a unique guided tour of the museum & art gallery with William Crawshay.

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The Victorian Glider - Aug 21, 2018

August 21 – 22 – The Victorian Glider Manned gliders were incredibly popular during the Victorian period. Come along and create your own handheld Victorian glider.

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Natural world themed family fun day! - Aug 21, 2018

Natural world themed family fun day! Come along to a family fun day all themed around nature! At Cyfarthfa Castle & Park, Tuesday, August 21, 11:00am-3:00pm.

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Wet Felting a Landscape - Sep 8, 2018

September 8 – Wet Felting a Landscape Come along and spend the afternoon with a felt and fibre artist and learn how to wet felt a landscape picture.

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Ghost tour of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery - Oct 29, 2018

October 29 & 30 – Ghost tour of Cyfarthfa Castle This is a guided tour around Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery by torchlight. Ghost stories will be told about all the mysterious things to happen at the Castle over the decades. Sessions start at 7:00pm – 8:30pm and 9pm - 10:30pm on both days. Cost £10.00 per person. Booking essential. (Adult Event – over 16’s)

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Halloween Scavenger hunt and spooky skeleton making - Oct 30, 2018

October 30 & 31 – Halloween Scavenger hunt and spooky skeleton making Create your own spooky Halloween skeleton decoration and take part in our Halloween Scavenger hunt around the museum. Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. Runs from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm.

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Opening Hours

 

  • Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
  • 1st April-30th SeptemberMon - Fri 10:00 - 5:00pm
    Sat and Sun 12:00 - 5.00pm 
  • 1st October-31st MarchClosed Monday
    Tues-Fri 10 - 4:00pm
    Sat and Sun 12:00 - 4:00pm

 

  • Entrance Fees for Museum & Art Gallery
  • Adults (16 & Over)£2.00
  • Concessions £1.00
  • Under 16Free

 

  • Cyfarthfa Park
  • Current Park Opening Hours: November: 6am-5.15pm, December: 6am-4.45pm, January: 6am-4.45pm, February 6am-5.15pm, March: 6am- 6.15pm 

 

  • Canolfan Cyfarthfa
  • 1st April -30th SeptemberMon-Sun 11am-7pm.

 

 

  • Joseph Parry’s Cottage
  • 1st April-30th SeptemberSat & Sun 2pm-5pm
    Mon-Fri - By appointment
  • 1st October-31st MarchBy appointment only

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