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!
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.
Learn how to create a Rag Rug - Jul 16, 2017
Join our workshop session and explore the art of rag rug making.
Kandinsky's Circles - Jul 25, 2017
Kandinsky created the first abstract painting in 1913. Come along and have a go at creating your own version.
Life in 19th Century Merthyr: Guided Walk - Aug 5, 2017
A guided walk around the Cyfarthfa and town area looking at all aspects of life in 19th century Merthyr.
Picasso Portraits - Aug 8, 2017
Picasso Portraits. Picasso made popular abstract portraits. Come and have a go at making a Picasso inspired portrait of your own.
Piet's Pictures - Aug 22, 2017
Piet Mordian broke the rules of what a painting should be by just using lines and bold colours. Come and see what you can do with lines and bold colours.
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.