Find out more about Aberdare and the Cynon Valley in South Wales...
The Valleys of South Wales are a unique, fascinating area rich in landscape, history and heritage. The central Valleys of Rhondda, Cynon and Taff link together to join some of the most famous names in Wales such as Pontypridd, Merthyr Tydfil, Treorchy and Aberdare.
Rhondda Cynon Taf
A visit to RCT will offer you sweeping views, fascinating history and a vibrant cultural experience. But you’d get that anywhere in Wales. What makes our Valleys so special?
Heads of the Valleys and Beyond
Dare Valley Country Park is a great base for exploring the Valleys of South Wales and beyond. The South Wales Valleys were the birth place of the industrial revolution and are full of interesting and distinctive history and heritage attractions. But, don't miss out on the gorgeous countryside too - venture off the beaten track and you'll be surprised by what you will discover!
Most Popular Places
There are so many attractions within easy driving distance of Dare Valley Country Park its difficult to know where to start. Cyfartha Castle - home of one of the most notorious iron masters of the industrial revolution? Beautiful Bedwellty? Ghostly Llancaiach Fawr? There is plenty of choice in store...