Welcome to the Welsh Castle Project! Indigo and I are trying to visit every castle in Wales, a massive undertaking but we’re up for the challenge! For the first 100+ castles we visited we were pretty disorganised and chaotic. In this blog we’ll explore the various methods we used and learn how to find a […]
Merthyr Tydfil, one of the newer counties (1908) formed from former Glamorgan, has less than most counties in terms of ancient and medieval history, the area really began thriving during the industrial revolution, However, the landscape of valleys hills and hidden gems of history like the quarry fort of Morlais and the stately home of Cyfarthfa Castle, make Merthyr County well worth a visit.