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Cyfarthfa Castle

Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
+44 1685 727371
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Lovely day out

We spent a nice couple of hours just wondering around the grounds. Lovely well maintained grounds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rhod M
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Tredegar, United Kingdom
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Cyfarthfa Castle

My Husband and I visited Cyfarthfa castle to read up on the history of the castle , it was the home... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret B
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Blaenau Gwent, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“splash park” (24 reviews)
“local history” (18 reviews)
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Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a nice couple of hours just wondering around the grounds. Lovely well maintained grounds. The splash park was busy but our little one loved running around getting wet. The cafe served lovely coffee and tea at a very reasonable prices.

Thank Rhod M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I visited Cyfarthfa castle to read up on the history of the castle , it was the home of the Crawshay family who were some of the powerful iron masters of Merthyr tydfil . it has a stunning entrance hall were the...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Former home of Crawshay family the iron masters of Merthyr, the largest iron town in the world in its heyday. Very interesting collections of pottery, dresses by Laura Ashley and Julian Mcdonald. Celebrates Keir Hardie first labour MP, Richard Trevithick, inventor of first steam train....More

1  Thank Susanbryn
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I often go to the park and forest walking my dog it is a fantastic place to go to to just walk and think . The whole place is steeped in history just wander into the museum and take a look around . Take a...More

1  Thank Z5317EDneilh
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The castle is beautiful and we enjoyed the pond with bird in front, but the best thing was the Merthyr Tydfil Model Engineering Society and their miniature train in front that you can ride. We met the gentlemen who make and run the train, and...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The former home of the Crawshay family, the iron forgemasters, when Merthyr was becoming the greatest iron manufactury in the world, houses what the locla tourist guide describes as a "fantastical collection" of objects stretching back over 2000 years. Fine porcelain, including the celebrated Nantgarw...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic venue weddings, days out or just passing through. The museum is also worth a look with all the history on offer

Thank DABOW75
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Took 2 of the grandchildren here. They loved it. Soo much to see and do. Outside there is the park and lake. Brilliant. Will be bringing the others here.

Thank Sally Harpic L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Now although it looks very old, it isn't, not yet 200 years. The museum was closed when I visited, it was Monday, so I cant comment on that but it is very well maintained.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Set in lovely gardens with great views this is a lovely day or afternoon out. Water park and play area for the kids with a museum that is also worth a visit. On site cafe offers snacks and drinks and only a few minutes drive...More

Thank Gavin M
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