Out and About


Wherever you travel in Wales, you’re never far from a castle! Luckily we are in close proximity of quite a few where you can learn all about the history of where famous battles were fought.

Eating Out

Fancy eating out? In Merthyr there are plenty of restaurants to choose from which cover a wide range of cuisines including Italian, Indian & Spanish.

Gardens & Parks

There are many gardens & parks to choose from which are close to us at Daisy Valley, this includes Cyfartha Park which is also home to a spectacular castle & lake.


With various golf clubs in Merthyr and the surrounding area, you’re sure to have the perfect game whilst taking in the beautiful views surrounding each course.


Fishing is very popular in Merthyr with many of our parks offering this facility. Be sure to get in touch with one of the local angling associations for more information.

Brecon Beacons

We are lucky to have Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales right on our door step. We would highly recommend venturing up to take in the incredible views of the surrounding area. 

Mountain Biking & Cycling

As well as the Taff Trail, Merthyr is also home to Bike Park Wales. It is the UK’s first full scale mountain bike park in the heart of the South Wales valleys, built by riders for riders.


Merthyr is home to a wide range of retailers for all of your shopping needs. From the town centre or over to Cyfatha Retail Park, you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for.


There are many walks near us which are perfect for all ages and abilities. From a quiet stroll by Pontsticill Reservoir to a strenuous hike up one of the many peaks, all offering incredible views.

Other Activities

From Brecon Mountain Railway to the Penderyn Malt Whisky Distillery, there are many other activities on offer in and around Merthyr Tydfil to suit all tastes.

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