This superbly restored grade 1 listed gentry manor house is no ordinary heritage attraction. History here is tangible. The costumed servants of the house are living and working in 1645 and allow you to share and engage in their world.
Llancaiach Fawr Manor,Gelligaer Road,Nelson,Treharris
St. Elvans is a grade 2* listed building. It has ornately painted ceilings and walls, several carved statues, and sixteen stained glass windows which tell of the rich varied industrial and social history of the church and the town which grew about its feet.
Glyncornel is a property built in 1904, and was commissioned by mine owner Archibald Hood for his son. Since then the building has had many guises, such as a maternity hospital, a geriatric hospital, a youth hostel, an environmental centre and now a children's centre for the local authority.
Merthyr Farmers Market is held from 10am to 2pm on the first and third Friday of the month in the pedestrianised town centre on the main High Street between HSBC Bank and WH Smith. Here at Merthyr Farmers Market we sell homegrown, homemade & handmade produce, produced by local people.
Join artist, Debbie Devauden, on a one day botanical art course and learn how to draw subjects from our beautiful gardens. Artist, Debbie Devauden, will be running workshops throughout the year in Dyffryn.
Join us every Monday during Vale of Glamorgan school holidays to take part in a craft activity. Whatever the weather, create unforgettable moments with the family this autumn half-term. On 30th October, join us by getting crafty and creative for our popular Make it Monday in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House.
Make the most of the longer days and warmer nights. Join us after work and stay late, soaking up the summer sun in the gardens with music being played on the south terrace for you to enjoy the relaxed ambience. Stay late and enjoy the evenings whilst being serenaded with beautiful summer music.
Join the Dyffryn Croquet Club on these bank holiday Mondays to have a go at this fun, outdoor sport. Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Booking Not Needed.
Nantgarw China Works is the oldest surviving porcelain factory site in Britain. It is based in a grade 2 listed building, and the ruins of the bottle kiln can be seen in the gardens alongside a section of the old Glamorganshire canal.
Enjoy a day out with the talented team from Pembrokeshire Falconry. Learn about hunting with birds, as well as why owls are so silent in flight. There will be photo opportunities throughout the day for a small additional charge. The birds may be viewed throughout the day when not flying.
Taff's Well is the only place in Wales with waters over 5000 years old. Travelling to a depth of over 400m the water gains its heat from the earth and rises again in Taff's Well at a temperature of 21 degrees Celsius.
There are stalls, raffles, doggy deli, demonstrations, as well as a bouncy castle for the kids, our pop-up charity shop and of course the fun dog show itself!. Entry to the event is £1 for adults and 50p for children.
Our fun dog show is always popular and entries are all taken on the day.
Llancaiach Fawr Manor, Gelligaer Road, Nelson, CF46 6ER
Within mature woodland valley (semi-tamed), with stream and bog garden, extensive mixed borders; mini wildflower meadow, providing diverse wildlife habitats. Children must be supervised. The Nursery specialises in unusual perennials and cottage garden plants.