Welcome to the Merthyr Cynog Community pages

Here you will find up-to-date news and information from our friendly and vibrant community!

Brecon Beacons and Epynt

A strong community nestled at the heart of beautiful mountain ranges.

Landscape, history and culture

Upper Chapel Eisteddfod keeps alive the traditions of poetry and song, taking inspiration from our magnificent landscape.

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Something for everyone Find out what's on!

Contact us

Any questions or queries relating to Merthyr Cynog Community? Feel free to get in touch!


Find out more about Merthyr Cynog Community's rich and varied past. Learn more about the history of our area and surrounding Epynt.

Local Links

Local services include everything from holiday accommodation, builders and shearers to the bakery and local genealogy.

Village Hall

Book now for parties and events‎. We host everything from concerts and whist drives to parties and YFC events.

The Parish of Merthyr Cynog extends from the bridge in the picturesque Pontfaen to just north of Castell Madoc, and includes the land to the right of the river in Lower Chapel.

We are a growing community with a varied demographic. Many of the events hosted by Merthyr Cynog Community are family orientated, with plenty to do for all age groups.

We welcome interest from residents and visitors alike and can provide information on all community issues from upcoming events to answering queries or local concerns.

Our Community Council consists of helpful and approachable local residents who can assist you with all your community concerns.