Places of Interest

There are many places of potential interest across Radyr & Morganstown.

Our village map gives an indication of where each of the following can be found.

  • Radyr Woodsa nature reserve and amenity area, covers 14 acres with a variety of wildlife, habitat, ponds, springs and heathland, including a medieval cooking mound. This area is managed by the Radyr Community Council and maintained by the volunteer Radyr Woods Wardens.
  • Dan y Bryn WoodsA woodland area in the heart of the Dan y Bryn housing estate left as a nature reserve for woodpeckers, jays and owls. The occasional fox is also seen here.
  • Taff Trail – a river walk along the River Taff – North to Merthyr Tydfil and south the city of Cardiff can be accessed across the river bridge at Radyr Station or the footbridge by Gleynyys Farm in Morganstown..
  • Forest Farm Wildlife Reserve On the other side of the river Taff is an area preserved for wildlife which can be observed from a purpose built hide.
  • Skateboard Park – An area of Mound field (Adjacent to Pugh’s Garden Centre in Morganstown) has been designated for skateboarding with a specially designed skate park.