Pontypridd Tourism

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Pontypridd /pɒntəˈpriːð/ is both a community and the county town of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, and is situated 12 miles/19 km north of the Welsh capital city of Cardiff. Pontypridd is often abbreviated to "Ponty" by local residents.


Home to pretty treasures, Pontypridd is United Kingdom's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Pontypridd, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Bath. Attractions in Bath include Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent. Also, to reach Pontypridd, you'll have to take a flight to Bath; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Pontypridd.

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Facts and Stats for Pontypridd*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pontypridd

    Know the pollution level of Pontypridd before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.15 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.77 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 23.08 (Low)
  • Pontypridd: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pontypridd for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pontypridd.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.72 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.72 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 24.24 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.03 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.58 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.24 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.31 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.97 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pontypridd - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pontypridd is 170.74 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.09 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 37.45 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.89 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.43 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.18 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.89 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 92.07 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pontypridd

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pontypridd

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.05 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.