How to get to Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd and where to stay
by Dr.A.K.Hignell - Hon Statistician and Historian to Glamorgan CCC

Ground:Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd



The cricket ground is in the centre of the Ynysanghard Park complex in the heart of the valley town and close to the River Taff. There is limited access to the ground, which can be reached from the A470 and then the B4273 Ynysybwl Road. Parking is limited at the ground, but there are many town centre car parks just a few minutes walk from the ground. If you are travelling to Pontypridd along the M4, please exit at junction 32 and take the A470 signposted to Brecon.


For a general route map to Pontypridd and South Wales, please consult the maps on the Cardiff University webpage.


There are many bus services run by Cardiff Bus and Stagecoach South Wales from Cardiff to Pontypridd which stop in the town centre, and on the roads adjoining the Park. Pontypridd Bus Station is half a mile from the ground. For times and details of Cardiff Bus services, please ring 01222 396521




The ground is literally a five minute walk away from the town`s railway station which is served by a frequent service Cardiff Railway Company and Alphaline services from Cardiff Central. For times of trains to and from Cardiff, please ring 0345 484950.




There are several hotels and country clubs in the Pontypridd area, including The Graig Hotel and the Miskin Manor, as well as others on the northern outskirts of Cardiff, which are just a short drive away from Pontypridd. For full details of all the hotels and country clubs, please ring Tourist Information on 01443 402077, or browse through the list of hotels in the outer Cardiff area on the Metroplex webpage.


(Article: Copyright © 2003 Dr.A.K.Hignell)


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