You can experience everything that South Wales has to offer from both Treforest and Pontypridd 

Why Treforest?

You can experience everything that South Wales has to offer from both Treforest and Pontypridd, including the vibrant urban environment and breathtaking scenery. There is much to learn about this town’s history and heritage.

5 interesting facts about Treforest: 

  • Tom Jones, a legendary Welsh singer, was born in Treforest Rhondda. 
  • One of the UK’s top locations for stargazing is Cynon Taf.
  • When filming, the setting was advantageous for TV shows including Dr. Who, Torchwood, and Sex Education.
  • Pontypridd is where the Welsh National Anthem was written.
  • The industrial revolution played a significant role in the areas’ development.

Culture and Sight-Seeing

In the Rhondda Cynon Taf Valleys, there is something for everyone. There is always something to experience thanks to a booming event scene. You’ll never lack for things to do, with nearby historical landmarks and tourist hotspots, as well as local bars, marketplaces, cinemas, coffee shops, international sports, concerts, and much more.

Here are just some of the top hotspots in Pontypridd:

Food and Drink

Local restaurants in Pontypridd and Treforest create their own beer and ale, sell legendary ice cream, and focus on exquisite dining.There is a wide variety of restaurants and bars that will appeal to everyone, from neighbourhood pub restaurants to the well-known names of big franchises. The yearly Big Welsh Bite food festival should not be missed, and Pontypridd Market offers a distinctive shopping experience.

Are you hungry or in need of a place to have a drink? Here are our suggestions:

Entertainment and Nightlife

You won’t have to travel far to enjoy a night out with your friends because the neighbourhood is home to a variety of independent bars and small music venues.

Also available are karaoke nights in the Student Union and an evening at the on-campus nightclub Eclipse, where you can get your 15 minutes of fame.

Pontypridd can be reached by train from Cardiff in under 20 minutes. You may enjoy a variety of well-liked nightclubs and venues in the capital city.

Here are a few of our suggestions:

Activities and Sports

Pontypridd offers a variety of opportunities for physical activity, including swimming at Ponty Lido and running through Ynysangharad Park. Why not climb Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales, given that the Brecon Beacons are also close by?