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Audio Trails Now Available

There are now five fascinating audio guides in English or Welsh to download to your phone or MP3 player.

Let local experts or, in Hirwaun, the ghost of an ironworker! guide you around the short trails and share their knowledge of the area's rich history.

Users can choose from the following Audio Trails:-


Discover how this river crossing became a town born out of the industrial revolution. Cross what was once the longest single span bridge in the world and learn about the creators of the Welsh national anthem.


See where the first National Eisteddfod took place, where a pioneer of cinema first showed his films and learn why Aberdare was once known as the 'Athens of Wales'.


This fascinating medieval town high on a hill has many historic secrets to reveal. Learn about the first cremation, the imprisonment of King Edward II and the longbowmen who won the Battle of Crecy.

Cwm Hafod

Starting at Rhondda Heritage Park, this countryside walk rises high above the famous Rhondda valley and local historians and an ex miner tell us about the coal mines that once filled the valley.


The ghost of William Bryant - once a worker at the Hirwaun Ironworks, shares his memories of his life and the history of this former iron town which originated in the 18th century.

To download these Audio Trails now - click Audio trails from the menu above.