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!
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.
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
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!
Simple Minds, the Pretenders and KT Tunstall - Aug 5, 2018
Appearing this summer! Simple Minds and the Pretenders with special guest KT Tunstall
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.