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at Llancaiach Fawr

  • Opening times

    Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 5pm from January to Christmas (CLOSED from the 24th December to 4th Jan)

    Starting from 22nd April 2023, weekend tours will take place at set times. Tours will be available at 10am or 11:30am. 1.45pm and 3:15pm (last entry). These will be guided tours only and wandering will not be allowed. Please note that this does not apply to tours that take place Tuesday to Friday.

    CLOSED MONDAYS (including Bank Holidays).

    Last admission to the house is 1 hour before closing. Please allow at least 1½ hours to see the house and additional time to view the gardens and exhibition.

    How to find us

    Our address is as follows:
    Llancaiach Fawr Manor
    Gelligaer Road
    CF46 6ER

    Llancaiach Fawr Manor is on the B4254 road between Nelson and Gelligaer (about 2 ½ miles from the A470).

    From M4 motorway leave at junction 32 and follow the A470 towards Merthyr Tydfil. After approximately 12 miles turn right at the roundabout signposted A472 Ystrad Mynach and follow the brown historic building signs through Nelson village.

    From A465 Heads of the Valley road turn onto the A470 towards Cardiff, follow this road past Merthyr Tydfil and turn left at the roundabout signposted A472 Ystrad Mynach. Follow the brown historic building signs through Nelson village.

    Public transport

    Bus travel – there are 2 routes serving Llancaiach Fawr and both stop at the bus shelters outside the main entrance.

    Route X38 (Pontypridd – Nelson – Llancaiach – Bargoed)
    Mondays to Saturdays, hourly.
    Connections available with route X4 to/from Cardiff

    Operated by Glamorgan Bus.

    Route C16 (Caerphilly – Ystrad Mynach – Llancaiach – Nelson)
    Mondays to Saturdays, hourly
    Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 2 hours

    For more information please contact Traveline Cymru or phone 0871 2002233.

    Rail enquiries

    National Rail Enquiries Line – 08457 484950
    Arriva Trains Wales –
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