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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
Tel: 01443 682036


Opening Hours:
We're open Tuesday to Saturday 10.30am - 4.30pm
Cafe opening - 11.30am - 3.30pm

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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.


Visitor Centre

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.



Level One Art Gallery and Cafe

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.
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.

It is 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 13 years.
Age two and over £2.00
Under two's 50p
(Late Admission after 2pm £1.00)
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:30am – 4:30pm (Summer opening time) (weather permitting)
Please check alternative opening times .


Group Travel

Whatever the weather, your visitors will enjoy a visit to Rhondda Heritage Park.
A living testament to the mining communities of the world famous Rhondda Valleys, Rhondda Heritage Park offers you a fascinating insight into the rich culture and character of the South Wales Valleys. Ex-miners will accompany your visitors on a 40-minute underground tour before you explore the indoor period village street that displays the domestic and commercial life of the Valleys. Additional facilities include a visitor centre, art gallery and café.  Ample coach parking is available on site. Group discounts offered.

Group Offer:-

A variety of tour times to suit schedule
Group discount
Free entry for coach driver and group leader
Free refreshment for coach driver and group leader
Ample coach parking with easy access from A4058