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Cyfarthfa Park

With spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons, Cyfarthfa Park provides a great day out for the whole family, come rain or shine!

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Museum & Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery is home to a fantastic collection of artefacts spanning 2,000 years of Merthyr's history.

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What's On

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Splash & Play

This modern Splash Pad is a state-of-theart interactive play facility which is sure to provide hours of fun for all!

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Visitor Information

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

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The Leisure Trust

Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust

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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!



Halloween Carnival at Cyfarthfa Park - Oct 31, 2017

Take a walk around the Trick or Treat street with games, fancy dress, crafts and lots of fun!

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Make your own spooky mummy and Halloween Scavenger Hunt at Cyfarthfa Castle - Oct 31, 2017

Make your own spooky mummy and Halloween Scavenger Hunt! Drop in and create your own spooky mummy and see if you can find all the strange and mysterious objects on the Halloween scavenger hunt.

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Arty Parky: Creative Half Term Activity - Nov 2, 2017

Head4Arts is pleased to announce they will again be delivering Arty Parky events Merthyr Tydfil at Cyfarthfa Park. Arty Parky is a free event that encourages families and people of all ages to get creative and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Autumnal Art! - Nov 2, 2017

Autumnal Art! Drop in to Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery and have fun creating some seasonal art. Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. Runs from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm. (Kid friendly event)

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Fireworks Skyshow 2017 at Cyfarthfa Park - Nov 3, 2017

Fireworks Skyshow 2017 at Cyfarthfa Park

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Become a Trustee - Trustees Required - Nov 6, 2017

The Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust (MTLT) is a recently established Non Profit Distributing Organisation (Charitable Trust) which operates Sport, Leisure, Arts and Cultural facilities and services across Merthyr Tydfil. The Trust is now seeking to attract new Trustees to the existing Board.

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Victorian Wreath Making at Cyfarthfa Castle - Dec 3, 2017

Make your own classic Victorian Wreath with fresh evergreens.

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Santa Fun Run at Cyfarthfa Park - Dec 10, 2017

Don your festive fancy dress and walk, jog or run the picturesque 2km route around the grounds of Cyfarthfa Park.

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Exhibitions 2017 - Wilderness - Dec 12, 2017

December 12 – January 28 – Wilderness This is an exhibition of art inspired by the unseen collections at Cyfarthfa Castle by the artistic duo ARRT.

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Festive Felt Animal Making at Cyfarthfa Castle - Dec 16, 2017

Come along and spend the afternoon with a felt and fibre artist and craft your own hand dyed felt into a festive animal.

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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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