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Merthyr Tydfil

Overlooking the dramatic mountains of the Brecon Beacons National Park, and surrounded by idyllic countryside punctuated by relics of its industrial past, Merthyr Tydfil is a vibrant and interesting town, just 23 miles from Cardiff. Your new home town is packed with historical sites, a castle, museum and theatre, not to mention a heritage narrow gauge railway. The Cyfarthfa Shopping Centre and Beacons Place Shopping Centre provide the retail therapy, while the leisure centre and Vue Cinema can provide the fitness and entertainment.

The town has green space and parks everywhere as well as a rich outdoor activity scene of free range walking and biking, a golf club, a football club and a rugby club. Your new home in Merthyr Tydfil also has an excellent road network between the A470, A465 and A4060 with great links to Cardiff, Swansea, Brecon and Abergavenny. If you're looking for a new build, Merthyr Tydfil could be your new home. 

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Living in Merthyr Tydfil

Travel from Merthyr Tydfil

Your new home in Merthyr Tydfil is ideally placed whether you're looking to enjoy the great outdoors or head to the city for a weekend of shopping or rugby. The town is enclosed in a network of excellent A-roads connecting Merthyr to the cities of South Wales and the iconic Welsh Valleys. Your new build is just 17 miles from the highest point of the Brecon Beacons, Pen Y Fan, while cities such as Cardiff and Neath are 23 miles away, Port Talbot is 29 miles away, and Swansea is 32 miles away. Cardiff Airport is just an hour's drive.

Merthyr Tydfil amenities

Choosing a new build in a local development gives you the run of the Merthyr Tydfil high street with all its local shops and eateries. If you'd like high street brands with fast food outlets, the Cyfarthfa Shopping Park brings you a great out of town shopping experience with easy parking. Your new home in Merthyr Tydfil has a choice of supermarket superstores, great schools, a hospital, a railway station with regular services to Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street - plus exciting plans to link Merthyr Tydfil to the South Wales Metro network.

The Brecon Beacons National Park

Your new home in Merthyr Tydfil gives you the Brecon Beacons on your doorstep - a mecca for hikers, mountain bikers and climbers. The Brecon Beacons, also known as the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park stretches 350 square miles and boasts South Wales’ highest mountain, Pen Y Fan, among its six peaks.

Your new house is a short drive from a landscape of deep valleys, forests, lakes, waterfalls, and caves. If you like adrenaline, the area is also home to the world’s fastest zip wire, the UK’s largest mountain biking park and the largest indoor climbing wall in Wales. Whatever your level of ability, it's all just a stone's throw from your new build home.

New build houses for sale in Merthyr Tydfil

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses in Merthyr Tydfil as well as new builds and new housing developments in Mid-Glamorgan – including new homes in Coity and Bridgend. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…