The county town of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Pontypridd is a community in south Wales, about 12 miles north of the capital Cardiff.
Rhondda Heritage Park is a popular attraction near Pontypridd 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 Pontypridd, 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.
Nearby, Fforest Fawr is a series of scenic woodlands within a national park that includes walking paths, archeological sites and more.
Throughout the area, Pantygraigwen to Graig, Floom’s Pontypridd flower delivery covers the entire town.