Town Centre Trails
Explore Merthyr Tydfil with Us
Enjoy our series of short town centre trails. Between March and December, we are launching 10 themed walks and we think there is something everyone can enjoy. From the role of women in Merthyr’s rich history to a photography trail, from radical Merthyr to sporting Merthyr and from a children’s trail to a food & drink trail, you’re sure to find something that takes your interest.
All our walking tours are intended to take no more than an hour or at most an hour and a quarter to complete. You can download them here and enjoy the people and places that have made and continue to make Merthyr Tydfil the town and community it is today.
A Petticoat Trail
Find out about the role women have played in the town's rich history. Starting and finishing with St Tydfil herself, the tour includes a couple of redoubtable shopkeepers, a connection to Queen Victoria, some formidable women protesters, links to the coal trade and much more.