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Cyfarthfa Park, 160 Acres Of Parkland

A great day out for all the family!

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

The park is set in 160 acres of parkland and has something for everyone, from relaxing sensory gardens and woodland walks, to an exciting state-of-the-art Splash Pad and Playground.

The woodland walks and nature rambles are accessible and will introduce you to the variety of animal, bird and plant species that make Cyfarthfa Park so special.

The park is also a fantastic event destination and frequently plays host to events such as horse shows, craft demonstrations, concerts, charity events and fun run.

Please Note: Drones are not permitted to be flown within the grounds of Cyfarthfa Park without prior written consent by either WellbeingMerthyr and Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.

Eating & Drinking

Caffi Canolfan by Darganfod Catering is situated within the Splash and Play Park. The newly refurbished Caffi offers a varied menu with a range of light bites, main meals, Afternoon Teas, Sunday Dinners and more! There is something for everyone.

Castle Tea Rooms by Darganfod Catering is situated within Cyfarthfa Museum, offering a varied menu with a range of light bites, main meals (including a children’s menu), refreshments and ice creams.

Splash & Play

Currently closed for refurbishment – opening Summer 2021!  

Set in the beautiful grounds of Cyfarthfa Park, our state-of-the-art Splash Park and Playground is perfect for a family day out!

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Fishing

Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association offer a superb range of fishing in beautiful surroundings, and for many different fishing styles and species. For further details please visit their website

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Miniature Railway

The railway is situated in the idyllic surroundings of Cyfarthfa Park. The railway has been operating in Cyfarthfa Par since 1987 and is run by the Merthyr Tydfil and District Model Engineering Society.

For more information including opening times and costs please visit their website

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Museum & Art Gallery

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

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Splash & Play

Set in the beautiful grounds of Cyfarthfa Park, our state-of-the-art Splash Park and Playground is perfect for a family day out!

The Splash Park is an interactive play facility which provides hours of fun and promotes safe water play for children of all ages and abilities. It’s location within eye-shot of the CanolfanCafé gives parents the peace of mind being able to watch their children play whilst relaxing in the café.

The Splash Park is open seasonally: April – August

The Playground includes swings, climbing frames and slides, perfect for children of all ages and abilities.

The Playground is open all year-round.

little girl enjoying playing in the splash pad at cynaftha park
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