Aberdare is a town of about 30,000 in the southern Welsh county of Rhondda, close to regional hubs Port Talbot and Swansea. The town is situated about twenty miles north-west of the capital Cardiff.
Rhondda Heritage Park is a popular attraction near Aberdare that recreates the living and working conditions of Welsh miners at the turn of the twentieth century. Locals in the town are extremely proud of this cultural and historical attraction.
Close to Aberdare, Caerphilly Castle is a stunning, imposing fortification built by Gilbert de Clare in the 13th century as part of his campaign to conquer Glamorgan. Including a gatehouse, fortified dam and a moat, the castle’s iconic tower was once bombed by Oliver Cromwell.
Throughout the area, from Robertstown to Aber-Nant, Floom’s Aberdare flower delivery serves the whole community.