PontypriddCopyright Tristan Forward


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Tel code: 01443 | code search
Postcode: CF37 | code search
Population: 33000
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Birthplace of:
Tom Jones
Alun Richards

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Folk Customs:
Mari Lwyd
Welsh Love Spoons

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Rhondda Cynon Taf County Show
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Llechwen Hall Hotel
"Thank you for a very pleasant stay at The Llechwen Hotel. The staff were most pleasant and informative, and your rooms and services immaculate. Our break was ..." More

Llechwen Hall Hotel
"Good Points: Friendly staff, lovely range of food.

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Llechwen Hall Hotel
"Good Points: Fantastic hotel, meal was excellent and staff really good and attentive Bad Points: Only things I will say is carpet in room was very marked and shower was poor ..." More

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Pontypridd, affectionately known as "Ponty" is situated 12 miles north of Cardiff on the A470 as the gateway to the famous South Wales valleys. Ponty is famous for its old bridge, built 1750, at that time, the world’s longest single spanning bridge. The popular Ynysangharad Park lies to the east side of the River Taff. It has avenues of mature trees and colourful flower gardens as well as many amenities. If you are there on a Sunday check out the local bands. Music buffs will appreciate that Tom Jones, the Lost Prophets, Sir Geraint Evans and Stuart Burrows all hail from Ponty or close by. Historians and geologists alike will be fascinated by Pontypridd Common where one boulder, known as the Rocking Stone, is the central point for the Druid's Circle of smaller stones which was constructed in the C19.by Dr. William Price an eccentric character best remembered for cremating the body of his 5 month old son in 1884. He was then brought to trial thus establishing the legality of cremation. His ghost (with characteristic long hair and cap of a whole fox's skin) is rumoured to still walk here so be careful who you talk too.


Alan Newland & Co
Sullivan D M


Rhondda Heritage Park

Care Home

The Hollies Nursing & Residential Home


Dance - Flamin' Heels Salsa




Dental Practice
Dental Surgery
Le Harve
The Dental Surgery


Ashgrove Surgery
Eglwys Bach Surgery
Parc Canol Surgery
The Surgery
Ynysangharad Road Surgery

Estate Agent

Durbin W C & A
Halifax Property Services
Leek & Weston
Mulcahy Peter
Peter Alan Ltd

Golf Club



Scotts Hotel


Pontypridd Market

Pub and Bar

Bassett Arms
Bunch Of Grapes
Llanover Arms
Maltsters Arms
Newbridge Arms


Bunch Of Grapes
Cinnamon Tree
Gaucho De Brazil
J J's
Plowman's Lunch


Cilfynydd Primary School
Hawthorn Comprehensive School
Trallwng Infant School


Anthony Jewell & Co
Beech Jones
Ferrari Stroud


A & L 6 Seater Taxis
Atlas Taxis
Cavalier Cabs
Celtic Cabs
S & T Cabs
Unicorn Taxis


Park Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Pontypridd CC (Cricket)


Jean's Florist
Crafty Changes
BJ Garden Centre Ltd
Pets Corner
Parkgate Pharmacy
Dennis Watkins
H Samuel
Brides To Be & Proms



Taff Valley Quad Bike & Activity Centre(Motor Sports)
Wales Activity Breaks(Riding)

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The Countryman Inn (2.56 miles)

The Countryman Inn

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A warm welcome awaits you at the Countryman, situated within Tri-Nant fishery and set in 45 acres of quiet secluded, spectacular countryside.
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Llechwen Hall Hotel (3.18 miles)

Llechwen Hall Hotel

Step back in time to an age of elegance and charm complete with every modern convenience and picture-perfect views across the Welsh countryside. Set in 6 acres of grounds overlooking the valleys, this country house hotel ... More | visit website

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Scotts Hotel (3.49 miles)

Scotts Hotel
A 12 bedroom hotel located in South Wales, near Cardiff. Comfortable accommodation which overlooks the beautiful welsh countryside, also ideal for meetings/conferences, function suite hire and has a public bar with entertainment each weekend (Karaoke/Singer) Scott's ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Llantrisant (4.19 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M4, this hotel is 2 miles from Pontyclun train station and 15 miles from Cardiff International Airport. Our Llantrisant Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in ... More | visit website
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The Stables at Brook House (4.48 miles)

The Stables at Brook House
The Stables at Brook House is a holiday home with free WiFi throughout the property, located in Llantrisant. It provides free private parking. There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with an oven, a ... More | visit website
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Mountain View (4.59 miles)

Mountain View

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Perfectly positioned for visiting Cardiff, and commanding panoramic views of the famous Rhondda Valley, this spacious property offers an ideal base for enjoying all the outdoor pursuits ... More

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Travelodge Caerphilly (4.87 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Caerphilly Corbetts Lane (5.45 miles)

Premier Inn Caerphilly Corbetts Lane
Ideally located within easy reach of the M4. Local attractions include historic Caerphilly castle, a cinema and Bowlplex. Conveniently located for Caerphilly train station. Our Caerphilly (Corbetts Lane) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Caerphilly Crossways (6.05 miles)

Premier Inn Caerphilly Crossways
Ideally situated for both business and leisure guests. For business this hotel is near to Crossways business park. Local attractions include historic Caerphilly castle, St. Fagans and Castell Coch. For shops and local amenities Caerphilly ... More | visit website
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Miskin Manor Country House (6.08 miles)

Miskin Manor Country House

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Miskin Manor Country Hotel is a grade II listed building and situated in 22 acres of landscaped gardens.All 43 bedrooms are individually furnished and the majority of rooms have fabulous ... More

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