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Support your local shops this Christmas

Christmas shoppers are guaranteed a warm welcome and lots of festive cheer in Merthyr Tydfil town centre as we get set for Christmas.


High Street Retailers and Independent Stores

Boasting an excellent mix of leading high street retailers and independent stores, there's no shortage of shops to pick up those special Christmas gifts, festive food and seasonal drinks.


Whether it’s toys for the kids, jewellery for mum, the latest gadget for dad or smellies for granny, we have you covered. From newly opened Bumbletree to Tezzabelles, A Better Works Comics & Games to Sweet Essence and Trendy Tots Baby Boutique to Options Cards & Gifts, plus a host of other high street names and independent stores, there’s lots of choice in Merthyr town centre.


And don’t forget your seasonal staples! You can find everything you need from mouth-watering turkey to fresh fruit and veg, and delicious mince pies to steaming Christmas puddings, along with the essential cards, wrapping paper, ribbons and tree decorations, all in town.


Great offers and discounts

The We Love Merthyr Loyalty Card provides shoppers with fabulous discounts and offers across a range of shops. To find out about all the participating businesses, go online at and, if you don’t already have your free loyalty card, sign up for one and we will pop it in the post.


Eating out in Merthyr

When you need a break from all that shopping, sit down and enjoy a treat in one of Merthyr's delicious cafes - the perfect way to round off your visit.


But more than anything Christmas is a time for family and friends. Whether you want to go out for a party with work colleagues, a festive drink with friends or get together with the family for a tasty meal, we have a range of pubs and restaurants to enjoy with everything from fine dining to wood-fired pizzas to Portuguese specialities and more.


Fun for the kids

Kids will love the free Santa’s Grotto in St Tydfil Shopping Centre running every Friday and Saturday (9.30am to 4.30pm) till Christmas. Entry is free and every child will receive a goody bag from Father Christmas to keep them happy until the big day arrives.


Add to this a fabulous production of everyone’s favourite panto Cinderella at Redhouse, together with some fabulous festive entertainment both there and at Theatr Soar, and you are guaranteed to have yourself a merry Merthyr Christmas.


Car parking will remain at £1 all day on Saturdays in the pay and display car parks so shoppers need not rush back to their cars but rather can enjoy some extra time indulging in their Christmas retail therapy. 

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