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Rhondda Heritage Park


Make a Pit Stop at Rhondda Heritage Park - Whatever the Weather!


Rhondda Heritage Park, Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Coed Cae Rd, Trehafod, CF37 2NP

01443 682036

Opening Hours -

We're open daily 9am - 4.30pm with the exception of Mondays between
October and Easter.

Tour times : 10am, 12pm and 2pm ( group tours of 10+ can be arranged at other times - prior notice is required)

Our Underground Experience Tours are fully guided by ex-miner guides and take approximately 40 minutes.  It is adviseable to book your tour prior to visit.

Don your safety helmet in the lamp room, ride ‘the cage’ to ‘pit bottom’ where you will ‘live the experience’ of life as a miner and hear from your guide about the hazards and tasks miners endured as part of their daily work.


On the surface visit the Visitor Centre where admission is free. Here you will find an indoor reconstruction of a period village street displaying the domestic and commercial life of the Valleys.



On the first floor you will find ‘Level One’ our Contemporary Art Gallery & Café with stunning views of the lower Rhondda Valleys  its a great place to relax over coffee, meet friends for lunch and enjoy the regularly changing programme of exhibitions, exclusive artworks, ceramics and jewellery.



Energy Zone

For younger visitors the excitement continues with a visit to the energy zone.
Jump! Spin! Swing! Climb!
Looking for somewhere to take the kids to burn off that bottled up energy then the Energy Zone at Rhondda Heritage Park is the prefect place to go. This safe and friendly environment is the perfect place to unwind and relax while the little ones explore all that is on offer.
A fully equipped safe place to play with swings, slide, Zip Wire, Sand pit and Toddlers play area
A bright outdoor play area for children up to 13yrs
Age 2 and over £2.00
Under 2’s free
(Late Admission after 2pm £1.00)
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:30am – 4:30pm (Summer opening time) (weather permitting)
Please check alternative opening times