The valleys of Southern Wales have long been
known for it's wealth of heritage attractions and castles.
But did you know there are so many other attractions, events and
other days out for you to experience.
Now, the people of the Valleys Heart and Soul website have come up
with a list of the top 50 things to do in their area.
They teamed up with Rough Guide author Mike Parker
to create a list of the Top 50 Valleys Essentials.
Included on the list are the must-see heritage attractions,
unmissable eateries and events and scenic walks across The
Which is your favourite? Maybe you're a fan of the area's
industrial history and therefore Rhondda Heritage Park, Big Pit
National Coal Museusm or the World Heritage Site at Blaenavon will
get your vote. Caerphilly Castle is also in the list as is
the nearby Llancaiach Fawr Manor House and Merthyr Tydfil's
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum. The Guardian statue at Six Bells
near Abertillery is probably the newest attraction
Food and drink lovers maybe tempted to vote for the Blaenavon
Cheddar Company or the Penderyn Whiky Distillery. There's
also plenty of choice for outdoor lovers with the Brecon Mountain
Railway nominated as well as the Mountain Biking tracks at
Cwmcarn. There are plenty of walks to choose from too
including the Taff Trail and the Iron Mountain Trail as well as
some slightly more unusual sights, such as the 200 metre long earch
sculpture of a horse at Parc Penallta near Ystrad Mynach.
Don't forget to vote, or if you can't see your favourite on the
list you can nominate on the website by clicking here