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Easter in South Wales

30 March 2022

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Looking for fun days out this Easter? We’ve found some exciting events occurring in and around Rhonda Cyon Taf and Cardiff, so don’t miss out!  


Easter Bonnet Making, Parade & Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday 16th April 

Enjoy an exciting day out with Easter bonnet making, a fancy-dress parade and an Easter egg hunt all in one! This will make a fun-packed great day out for children and families over the Easter period. 

Location: Llantrisant Guildhall, CF72 8EE          Time: 10am – 4pm 

Price: Entry – £5                                                      Book tickets:  


Afternoon Tea with the Easter Bunny – Sunday 17th April 

Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with the Easter Bunny! There will be lots of cakes, sandwiches, treats and drinks galore. There will also be the opportunity to showcase your creativity with some arts and crafts activities.  

Location: Llantrisant Guildhall, CF72 8EE           Time: 11:30am – 2pm 

Price: Adults – £15     Children – £10                    Book tickets:  


Easter Egg Hunt at Tretower Court and Castle – Saturday 16th – Monday 18th  April  

How about exploring a medieval castle this Easter? Head to Tretower court and castle to search the ruins of the 12th century castle and the residential splendour of the 15th century court at Tretower to find the missing easter eggs.  

Location: Powys, Tretower, Crickhowell, NP8 1RF            Time: 10am – 5pm (Sat,Sun,Mon) 

Price: Standard admission prices apply                               Website:  


Children’s Easter Party – Saturday 16th April 

Get your party hats on this Easter and go to Llandaff and Ely Rafa Club’s Easter Party. There will be an Easter bonnet competition you can enter (Bonnets to be done prior to event), Easter bingo with child and adult prizes, Easter fun and games with a surprise visit from a special festive guest.  

Location: Llandaff and Ely Rafa Club, Cardiff, CF5 5AS          Time: 2pm – 5pm 

Price: Child & Adult tickets £4.50                                              Website:  


Alternatively, do you enjoy an Easter walk? If so check out some of these local walking routes around RCT and Cardiff below: 


Clydach Vale Country Park

This spot is both beautiful and peaceful and is home to a variety of wildlife. You are able to partake in lots of different walks, there are also two lakes in the area (top and bottom lakes), together with waterfalls. If you’re planning on visiting with the little ones it’s a perfect place where you can feed the ducks, go for a stroll, or simply relax a little and have a cuppa. 

Direction’s visitor’s car park (sat nav): Lakeside café car park, Clydach Vale, Tonypandy, CF40 2XX 



Garth Hill, Llantwit Fardre  

View of trail on Garth Hill

If you’re looking for a trail with a rewarding view at the top Garth Hill is the perfect mountain walk for you. There are different routes depending on difficulty, so there’s a route for everyone. Believe it or not it can be seen from nearly the whole city of Cardiff, on a particularly sunny day it can even be spotted from as far as Weston-super-Mare. 

Location (to start near Taff’s Well Inn): Cardiff Road, Taff’s Well, Cardiff CF15 7PR  

Website for helpful info:  


Pontypridd Heritage Walking Trail 

View over Pontypridd

Fancy discovering the history of Pontypridd, a town born from the industrial revolution? This heritage walking trail is perfect for you. The trail will navigate you passed these key attractions and more, whilst talking through the fascinating history of Pontypridd. Pair with the Pontypridd Audio Trail track for more information about the town’s history. The 3.2km walk starts at Pontypridd Museum and finishes at Pontypridd Market, taking approximately 1 hour to complete. The walking trail map and audio are available to download by following the link. 

Location (to start at museum): Bridge St, Pontypridd, CF37 PE 

Website for helpful info:  


Penderyn & Hirwaun Walking Trail


This linear route follows the journey of the former Penderyn quarry line which transported minerals from Moel Penderyn to Hirwaun ironworks. Pair with the Hirwaun Audio Trail (point 4 on the map) and listen to the stories of the ‘ghost’ of William Bryant – once a worker at the ironworks. The 3.2km route departs from Penderyn village and follows the old quarry line alongside the River Cynon to Hirwaun before finishing at the ironworks. The walking trail map and audio are available to download by following the link. 

Location (to start from Penderyn village): Penderyn Village, CF44 

Website for helpful info: 



This story is from the Spring 2022 issue of our Trivallis Valleys Magazine. To read the full issue, visit our Valleys Magazine page.