Living in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Rhondda Cynon Taf is a great place to live and work.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has over 100 schools including Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Middle Schools for 3-16/19-year olds and schools for those with Special Educational Needs. The University of South Wales Treforest campus is located in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Cardiff University, a Russel Group University, is only a short distance away. The further education college, Coleg y Cymoedd, also has campuses across the County Borough. The average house price is £159,969, with flats sold for an average of £177,037 and terraced houses for £154,986 as of December 2021.

We have a rich cultural heritage, lots of towns and villages for you to explore and stunning landscapes perfect for activities such as cycling, walking, golf, horse riding, quad biking and rock climbing. There are unique attractions to visit, including historic theatres, parks, museums, the National Lido of Wales ‘Lido Ponty’, the Royal Mint Experience and one of the world’s fastest seated zip lines at Zip World Tower, overlooking our iconic landscape.

For more information about what Rhondda Cynon Taf has to offer and to find out about the area, please see our tourism website - Visit RCT.

Other places of interest are also close by as Rhondda Cynon Taf is located in South Wales, home to Cardiff, Wales’ capital city. It is also within travelling distance of Swansea, which has some of the UK's best beaches and the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park is also accessible.

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