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Taff’s Well (Welsh: Ffynnon Taf), is a semi-rural village, community and electoral ward located at the south easterly tip of Rhondda Cynon Taf, 6 miles (9.7 km) to the North of Cardiff. It is separated from Gwaelod Y Garth by the River Taff. The Garth Mountain overlooks the village and was the inspiration for the fictional “Fynnon Garw”, featured in the book and film The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain. When you visit Taff’s Well, Walkfo brings Taff’s Well places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Taff’s Well Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Taff’s Well

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With 39 audio plaques & Taff’s Well places for you to explore in the Taff’s Well area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Taff’s Well places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Taff’s Well culture & places

19th century

Taff’s Well is a growing community which includes numerous districts: Glan-Y-Llyn, Rhiw Ddar and Glan Y-Fordd; Ty-Rhillage centre that consists of Alfred’s terrace, Anchor Street, Church Street, Garth Street, and Yew Street. Taffs Well grew into an important railway junction during the mid- to late nineteenth century when Cardiff was a major global exporter of coal.

20th century

David Jason spent much time in Taff’s Well and based the situation comedy Open All Hours upon Arthur’s shop. The shop is one of many buildings to have been dismantled and sent to the St Fagan’s Museum of Welsh Life.

21st century

Taff’s Well is the original location of the story that inspired the film The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain. The post office in Nantgarw is a filming location in the sitcom, although it is just outside the village.

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Best Taff’s Well places to visit

Taff’s Well has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Taff’s Well’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Taff’s Well’s information audio spots:

Radyr Golf Club
Radyr Golf Club is a golf course in Radyr, northwestern Cardiff, Wales. It is the oldest existing golf club in Cardiff. It was established on 29 November 1902, following the breakup of Lisvane Golf Club, the preceding year.
Prince of Wales Orthopaedic Hospital, Rhydlafar
Prince of Wales Orthopaedic Hospital (Welsh: Tywysog Ysbyty Orthopedig Cymru) was a specialist hospital in Rhydlafar, Cardiff, Wales.
Coryton, Cardiff
Coryton is a district of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. It lies immediately to the north of Whitchurch next to junction 32 of the M4 motorway. It is within the Whitchedurch & Tongwynlais electoral ward.
Pentyrch (Welsh: Pen-tyrch) is a village and community located on the western outskirts of Cardiff, Wales. The community includes the neighbouring village of Creigiau and Gwaelod y Garth. On 26 February 2016, multiple witnesses reported seeing UFOs.
Coryton railway station
Coryton is the terminus of the Coryton Line 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Cardiff Central via Cardiff Queen Street. Passenger services are provided by Transport for Wales as part of the Valley Lines network.
Craig-y-parc House
Craig-y-parc House is a Grade II* listed building in Pentyrch, Cardiff, Wales. It was built for Thomas Evans, a colliery owner, by Charles Edward Mallows. The house now operates as a residential school for children and young adults with disabilities.
Taff’s Well Thermal Spring
Taff’s Well thermal spring is located north of Cardiff, South Wales. It is the only thermal spring in Wales. The spring is enclosed inside a well and stone building constructed in the 19th century.
Taff’s Well A.F.C.
The team are based in Taff’s Well, in Cardiff, and compete in the Cymru South, the second tier of Welsh football. The team is nicknamed the Wellmen and their home is situated at the Rhiw’r Ddar Stadium.
Caerphilly District Miners Hospital
Caerphilly District Miners’ Hospital (Welsh: Ysbytyty’r Glowyr Caerffili) was a community hospital in Wales. It was managed by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.
St Michael and All Angels Church, Tongwynlais
St Michael and All Angels Church is an Anglican church in the village of Tongwynlais, South Wales, serving the parish of the same name. It is a Grade II listed building.

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Taff’s Well has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Taff’s Well plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Taff’s Well using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Taff’s Well plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.