Welcome to Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful)

Perhaps unusually for such an industrial town, Merthyr Tydfil has produced two internationally famous fashion designers – the late Laura Ashley (famed for her flowery, feminine designs in the 1970s) and Julien Macdonald (he of the shimmery, figure-hugging dresses favoured by Kylie and Britney).

The Taff Trail follows the river that runs along the western edge of town, crossed by the handsome railway viaducts of Cefn Coed (the third biggest in Wales) and Pontsarn, both completed in 1866.

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