Pontypridd is approximately a 30-minute train ride from Cardiff, so it really is the best way to arrive in style.
With trains running all day from 0530 until approximately 2330, take advantage of our Multiflex ticket deals, or the flexible Anytime tickets. Known locally as Ponty, this glorious town sits at the junction of two picturesque valleys, with the shallow and meandering River Rhonda bypassing the town, crossed by the beautiful stone Old Bridge.
Located within the peaceful Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Ponty Lido is a gem of a find. This fantastically preserved water park, built in the 1920s, hosts numerous events throughout the year for everyone to join in with.
The Memorial Park is also home to a water obstacle course, and a thrill-packed footgolf pitch, so with sports, activities, and events galore, why not make full use of our 2-for-1 deals on CADW sites.
The world-famous singer Tom Jones was born in Pontypridd, and frequently returns home, so if you fancy some celeb spotting, keep an eye out for the Welsh god as you wander around Pontypridd Market, browsing through the boutique storefronts, featuring local crafts, and homemade bakes.