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Merthyr Tydfil overview

Merthyr Tydfil is a budget-friendly place, known for its parks, and features picturesque views of mountains and lakes. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for cycling and walking. Take in some local culture at popular attractions, such as Museum of Welsh Life and National Museum Wales. Make some time to see popular sights such as Cardiff University and Castell Coch. Merthyr Tydfil is a family-friendly destination whilst offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Merthyr Tydfil

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Merthyr Tydfil has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Merthyr Tydfil with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Merthyr Tydfil hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Merthyr Tydfil hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Merthyr Tydfil

Fly in to Newport (XNE-Newport Train Station), 21.5 mi (34.6 km) from central Merthyr Tydfil. Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 27 mi (43.4 km) away.

What to see around Merthyr Tydfil

Outdoor fun is on hand like adventures and cycling, along with attractions such as:
  • • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum
  • • Pen y Fan
  • • Treharris Park
If you're interested in castles or historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Big Pit: National Coal Museum
  • • Abergavenny Museum and Castle
  • • Borough Theatre
  • • St Mary's Priory Church
  • • Shell Grotto
Its lakes, parks and mountain views offer a glimpse of the natural beauty. Favourite spots include:
  • • Aberdare Park
  • • Brecon Beacons National Park
  • • Bedwellty House and Park
  • • Parc Penallta
  • • River Taff
Popular places in the area include:
  • • Cardiff University
  • • Castell Coch
  • • Museum of Welsh Life
  • • Llandaff Cathedral
  • • National Museum Wales

When to visit Merthyr Tydfil

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, 2°C night
  • April-June: 19°C day, 4°C night
  • July-September: 20°C day, 9°C night
  • October-December: 16°C day, 2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 247 cm
  • April-June: 185 cm
  • July-September: 241 cm
  • October-December: 287 cm
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