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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


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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Ruperra Conservation Trust - Coed Craig Ruperra

Ruperra Conservation Trust - Coed Craig Ruperra

With over 150 acres of woodland walks with spectacular views of surrounding countryside, Coed Craig Ruperra offers a lovely opportunity to walk through a natural woodland now interpreted by many colourful panels.  

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Ruperra Conservation Trust - Coed Craig Ruperra

Coed Craig Ruperra,

Near Draethen,

Caerphilly,

NP10 8GB

Wales

  NP10 8GB

  07984 665958
  www.ruperra.org.uk

  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


Parc Penallta

Parc Penallta

From the 'Highpoint' observatory you get spectacular views across the County Borough, from here you cannot miss 'Sultan' the UK's largest figurative earth Sculpture.

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Parc Penallta

Near Ystrad Mynach/Gelligaer

Ystrad Mynach

Caerphilly

  CF82 7GL

  01443 816853
  countryside@caerphilly.gov.uk
  your.caerphilly.gov.uk/countryside/parks/parc-penallta

  Groups Welcome


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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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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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


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

Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Visitors today step into the Manor House restored and furnished as it would have been in 1645. All the furnishings in the rooms are accurate reproductions of items from the time of the Prichards and many of the originals can be found in the Museum of Welsh Life at St. Fagans.

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Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Gelligaer Road,

Nelson,

Treharris

  CF46 6ER

  01443 412248
  llancaiachfawr@caerphilly.gov.uk
  www.llancaiachfawr.co.uk

  Groups Welcome


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