Rhondda Heritage Park, Cardiff

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  • We went to the pit as a family, all of us enjoyed the experience,twins are 12yrs old and had an amazing time. (Their words). The guides that took us around had so much knowledge and even worked there....  more »
  • Excellent guided tour of the mining display and background tales from someone who worked in the mine for many years. Before long, these people who can talk in person about their experience will be rep...  more »
  • The curators have done a brilliant job at presenting the history of coal mining in the Rhondda Valleys by making this a fun and entertaining place to visit for all ages. It's a fascinating in-depth lo...  more »
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  • My grandad was a miner in the Rhondda valley and I had heard stories about his mining days however this was an amazing day. The guide Pete was an ex miner and very knowledgeable. It was a very moving visit for me and I learned so much I would recommend looking around the museum upstairs before you visit the mine and take your time to read the story boards before you go underground. Superb visit at end of march
  • Great park for kids with picnic benches and sand play area. Especially good for smaller children as the park is small and often quiet so you can watch them easily and let your hair down. Facilities are well maintained and toilets are clean. Also has a lovely little cafe that sells coffee, cakes and sandwiches - a little pricey compared to other cafes in the area but cheaper than chain coffeeshops like Starbucks or Costa. Giftshop also sells lovely wax melts that are made locally and smell amazing. Well worth a visit and a browse! Perfect for a Saturday morning. You have to pay for child entry into the park but at around £2 (no time limit) it's definitely worth it.
  • Great place, lovely site with fantastic history. I visited with my family for Christmas. The toy mine is great, it's our 3rd time and we still love it. The mine is great, the member of staff leading the way was very engaging, and Santa was fantastic. I would really recommend for Christmas. Ideal for young kids.
  • Go to Big Pitt, at least you actually go underground and not through a simulation. Very brief summary and too focused in machinery and not the men/boys who works there. Go to Big Pitt instead
  • Great place to spend an hour, coal mining was the dominant form of employment in the Valleys.The Heritage park is a credit to those who make it available for us to visit, I can say that it’s well worth a visit.
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