Aberdare stands at the confluence of the Rivers Dare and Cynon in Rhondda Cynnon Taff, South Wales. The town sits in the Cynon Valley to the south of the Brecon Beacons National Park, four miles south east of Hirwaun and four miles north west of Mountain Ash.
Originally a small village in an agricultural district (as late as 1801 the population of the whole parish was just 1,486), Aberdare was centred around the Church of St John the Baptist, said to date from the 12th Century. ....
More Aberdare Tourist Information >>