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Y Galeri

Y Galeri

The Y Galeri features a changing programme of work from some of Wales' well known artists, as well as a diverse range of work by a number of emerging artists.

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Y Galeri

Below the Visit Caerphilly Centre,

Caerphilly

  CF83 1JL

  029 2132 2570
  info@ygaleri.co.uk
  www.ygalericaerffili.co.uk

  Groups Welcome


Ruperra Castle Preservation Trust

Ruperra Castle Preservation Trust

Ruperra Castle was built in 1626 by Sir Thomas Morgan of Machen.  The castle is an unique example of a Jacobean Chivalric castle.

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Ruperra Castle Preservation Trust

Areithin,

Heol Ton,

Ton Kenfig,

Bridgend,

Caerphilly,

CF33 4PS

Wales

  CF33 4PS

  01656 741622 / 07713 634854
  www.ruperracastle.blogspot.co.uk

Parc Cwm Darran

Parc Cwm Darran

A tranquil country park tucked away in the Darran Valley, two miles north of Bargoed. From caravan and camping, taking a stroll around the park or a relaxing cuppa in the café there's lots to enjoy at Parc Cwm Darran.

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Groeswen Chapel

Groeswen Chapel

A beautiful historic religious place of worship, Groeswen Chapel is set on the slopes of Mynydd Meio, overlooking Caerphilly. The Chapel is a grade 2* listed building of National interest, with a graveyard, which contains the remains of Wales most notable preachers, musicians and literary figures, earning the Chapel the title of 'Westminster Abbey of Wales'.

 

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Groeswen Chapel

Groeswen,

Caerphilly,

Caerphilly,

CF15 7UT

Wales

  CF15 7UT

  02920 882245

  Groups Welcome


Butetown Heritage

Butetown Heritage

Butetown, this model village was one man's dream of quality workers housing at a time when other ironmasters were debating whether or not the lower classes could even use a toilet. Nestled at the top of the Rhymney Valley, it is an architectural gem.

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Butetown Heritage

Bute Town Heritage
Rhymney
Caerphilly
 
  NP22 5QH

  01443 815588
  www.butetownhistory.info/en/

  Groups Welcome


Newbridge Memo

Newbridge Memo

Newbridge Memo is a Grade II and Grade II* listed building in the heart of Newbridge, south Wales. The Institute building which opened in 1908 is a lasting monument to the miners who worked so hard to build it.  The Memorial Hall built in 1924 serves as a memorial to the local servicemen who lost their lives during World War One.

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Newbridge Memo

Newbridge Memo,

High Street,

Newbridge,

Gwent

  NP11 4FH

  01495 243252
  newbridgememo1@aol.com
  www.newbridgememo.co.uk/

  Groups Welcome


Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle

Unearthing a sleeping giant

Dominating an impressive 30 acre site, Caerphilly Castle is Wales' largest and Britain's second largest castle behind Windsor.

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Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle,

Castle Street,

Caerphilly,

CF83 1JD

Wales

  CF83 1JD

  029 2088 3143
  www.cadw.wales.gov.uk/daysout/caerphilly-castle

  Groups Welcome


Sirhowy Valley Country Park

Sirhowy Valley Country Park

A great place to walk and cycle with over 1000 acres of woodland and meadows to discover. Enjoy rambles alongside Sirhowy River, or climb to Graig Goch Woods and get great views of the surrounding countryside.

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Pen Y Fan Pond Country Park

Pen Y Fan Pond Country Park

Visit Wales' best preserved canal feeder reservoir. This is popular summertime family park with safe, flat open spaces to picnic, fly a kite, kick a ball or just laze by the waters edge.

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Winding House

Winding House

The Winding House in New Tredegar is the museum for the Caerphilly County Borough - with fascinating and engaging exhibitions, the remarkable Victorian winding engine, an exciting events programme and the "best cup of coffee in the Valleys" (according to some regular visitors). What's more, admission is FREE!

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