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Postcode: CF44 | code search
Population: 32000
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Dare Valley Caravan & Camping Site
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Aberdare is a busy town in the Cynon Valley in southern Wales, just 23 miles from the city of Cardiff, and is home to over thirty one and a half thousand people. It dates far back into the pages of history with ancient burial sites, Cairns and standing stones nearby that still survive today. From humble beginnings the town grew into a strategic and pulsating centre of iron and tin production, and was later known for it's mass of coal mines which swelled the population by thousands in the 19th Century, it's legacy of coal mining is woven deep into the very heart of this town remnants of which can be glimpsed in Dare Valley Country Park where skeletons of coal mines remain, once a scarred landscape from the activity below, is now re-planted and touched by nature's beauty. Victorian architecture that hails from a grand era is peppered throughout the town and links with the past, there's shops in abundance, and restaurants to keep the choosiest of visitor happy, and of course the beautiful countryside and close proximity of the memorable Brecon Beacons are just a few tempting reasons to visit this intriguing industrial town that was home to the first ever National Eisteddfod.


Premier Inn Aberdare *book online*


Dare Valley Caravan & Camping Site

Care Home

65 Glan Road
Beeches Care Home


Blaen-nant-y-groes Farm Cottages


Croft Dental Practice
Dental Practice
Victoria Dental Surgery & Inplant Centre


Aberaman Surgery
Pant Surgery
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Apex Estate Agents
Batten Keith Associates
Green's Estates Land & Property Agents
Hicks Brinley T & Co Ltd
Southclan Ltd
W C & A Durbin

Golf Club


Pub and Bar

Beehive Inn
Bridgend Inn

Edinburgh Castle
General Picton Inn
Gulshan Tandoori Restaurant


Come Enjoy
Peppers Restaurant


Blaengwawr Comprehensive School
Comin Junior School
Cwmbach Junior School


A F Brooks & Co
Graham John & Partners


1st A A A Taxis
Dav-Lyn Taxis
Dial A Cab
First Call Aberdare Cars
Steves Taxis
Tonys Taxis
Town Taxis


The Coliseum



Maesnewydd Garden Centre


Green Meadow Riding Centre(Riding)

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Premier Inn Aberdare (1.34 miles)

Premier Inn Aberdare

Ideally located within easy reach of the M4. For shops and local amenities Aberdare town centre is only 3 miles away. Local attractions include Michael Sobell sports centre and Brecon beacons. Conveniently located for Aberdare ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Merthyr Tydfil (3.41 miles)

Conveniently situated opposite Pentrebach train station, this Premier Inn is located on the outskirts of Brecon Beacons National Park. Cardiff city centre is just a 25 minute drive away. Our Merthyr Tydfil Premier Inn has everything ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Merthyr Tydfil (3.46 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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Castle Hotel (3.65 miles)

Castle Hotel
A warm welcome awaits you at The 3 star Castle Hotel. Ideally located in the historic industrial town of Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. Offering a comfortable and contemporary design, the four storey hotel boasts ... More | visit website
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Tregenna Hotel (3.80 miles)

Tregenna Hotel

A family run hotel offering the very best in accommodation, food and service. Tregenna has a highly regarded restaurant locally, and is regularly booked out on Saturday & Sunday lunch.
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Ty Newydd Country Hotel (4.39 miles)

The Ty Newydd Country Hotel is set at the end of a lengthy drive off the A4059 on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The house was originally built by the coal baron, ... More | visit website
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Bessemer Hotel (4.94 miles)

Bessemer Hotel

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Perfectly situated within the Valley and on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the hotelís position allows easy access to many of the sites of interest in the area. A ... More

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Beili Helyg Guest House (5.30 miles)

Beili Helyg Guest House
Welcome to the Beili Helyg Guest House, we provide luxurious and very comfortable 4* Bed & Breakfast accommodation and self guided walks in Wales. The guest rooms are in renovated 18th Century stone farm buildings in ... More | visit website
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Llwyn Onn Guest House (5.56 miles)

Llwyn Onn Guest House

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Llwyn Onn Guest House is in an idyllic setting overlooking the Llwyn Onn reservoir in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. It has been converted to accommodation of a high ... More

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Penrhadw Farm (6.05 miles)

Penrhadw Farm

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In the heart of the beautiful Brecon Beacons, Penrhadw Farm has spectacular mountain views and offers a range of comfortable accommodation to suit the needs and budget of any traveller. With a ... More

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