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Merthyr Tydfil, one of the most historically fascinating and beautiful regions of Wales is ideally placed between Brecon Beacons National Park and Cardiff the Welsh Capital.

The town, once the Iron Capital of the World, is rich in culture, landscape and scenery and boasts attractions such as Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Joseph Parry’s Cottage and Brecon Mountain Railway to name but a few.

If you are interested in the ‘outdoors’ there are plenty of activities available so why not visit our ‘out and about’ section for ideas. Our lodge is ideally located close to all these facilities with great transport links within close proximity.


Here at Duffryn Lodge we have put together information and links for nearby attractions and activities for all the family..


Merthry Tydfil, one of the most historically fascinating and beautiful regions of Wales.


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Duffryn Lodge is a newly renovated holiday home situated right off the A470 directly opposite Bike Park Wales.
The lodge backs onto the Trevithick Trail, which commemorates the first journey by a steam locomotive to pull a load on rails in 1804, and is ideal for an alternative cycle route.  The lodge is close to the Taff Trail, a well renowned cycle route between Brecon and Cardiff which can be accessed via the rural village of Abercanaid and is within close proximity to the Brecon Beacons.  

Duffryn Lodge is approximately 3 miles from Merthyr Tydfil town centre and only 22 miles from Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.   

Nearby attractions include: Cyfarthfa Park & Museum, Brecon Mountain Railway, Rock UK Summit Centre, Nature Reserves/ Natural Parks and many more.

The holiday home has 3 spacious bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people. It is an ideal base for families, walkers, cyclists, adventurers or just somewhere to come, unwind and relax.

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Duffryn Lodge,

19 Duffryn Fawr,


Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 4DN