Cyfarthfa Park

With spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons, Cyfarthfa Park provides a great day out for the whole family come rain or shine. From relaxing woodland walks to a playground and state of the art splash pad to the fabulous art and social history collections of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery. Continue reading

Beechwood Ornamental Park

Beechwood Park, which covers 30 acres, originally formed the private grounds to Beechwood House. In 1900, Newport Borough Council bought Beechwood House and the grounds were opened up as a public park, with refreshments available in the House. During the First World War, the House was also used as a convalescent home. Continue reading

Bedwellty House and Park

Recently restored, this fine example of an Iron master’s residence and parkland that includes one of the few remaining Ice Houses in Wales. Amongst its many period features are a leafy grotto, arboretum, block of coal exhibited at the 1851 Great Exhibition, Long Shelter and Bandstand. Newly opened tearooms serve delicious meals. Continue reading