Porth
in Rhondda Cynon Taf of Wales, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.613 and -3.404 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 36' 47" and W -3° 24' 12"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:17 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:02 am and 9:33 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for United Kingdom in Northern Europe

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to United Kingdom.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United Kingdom. Last Update: 2022-07-02 08:01:05

Delve into Porth

Porth in Rhondda Cynon Taf (Wales) is located in United Kingdom about 141 mi (or 227 km) west of London, the country's capital town.

Current time in Porth is now 06:17 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Porth, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is MOD St. Athan in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in a distance of 24 mi (or 38 km), North-East. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ferndale, Clydach Vale, Llantrisant, Cwmbach and Maerdy. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 79% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 4th of July 2022

17°C (62 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 5th of July 2022

19°C (67 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 6th of July 2022

21°C (70 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Haveli Hotel

Address
5,7 mi
Coedcae Lane 17
CF72 9EW Pontyclun
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 00:00 - Checkin: 10:30
Reception
Weekday: 12:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 12:00 - 23:00


Llantrisant

Address
5,0 mi
GWAUN ELAI MAGDEN PARK
CF72 8LL LLANTRISANT
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Aberdare

Address
5,9 mi
FFORDD TIRWAUN, RIVERSIDE RETAIL PARK CWMBACH, TIRFOUNDER
CF44 0AH ABERDARE
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Blue the pigeon Re MiXed

Published: April 25, 2008
Length: 57:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MickyMoz

My pet pigeon.


Jam Nite At The Royal Oak... Kenfig Hill 21

Published: March 08, 2009
Length: 08:55 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Stewie1155

Thursday Nite , just about everyone is there.


Ynysybwl mx track @ BIG COUNTRY ADVENTURES 09-10-2011 COUNTOUR HD HELMET CAM

Published: October 13, 2011
Length: 34:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: danielfrederick1981

quick helmet cam vid.


LDWA Rhondda Rollercoaster 2013

Published: May 12, 2013
Length: 09:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: johnjrp01

Rhondda Rollercoaster 2013 A 26.5 mile challenge walk in the Welsh valleys organised by the South Wales LDWA and held on Saturday 11th May 2013, starting from Trehafod and comprising a ...


Racing with the girls at Dave Thorpe off road center

Published: September 01, 2013
Length: 58:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RVSCWL

via YouTube Capture.


Llanwonno through the clouds

Published: July 17, 2014
Length: 50:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: murphy10fs

Aerial Video of Llanwonno, Rhondda.


Ynyshir District & Workingmens Club (Baden) 2015

Published: March 17, 2015
Length: 42:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zinc Alloy

Ynyshir District & Workingmens Club (Baden) LOUNGE Nr. Porth Rhondda Valley. 7th March 2015.


MOV00131

Published: February 23, 2011
Length: 02:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dale Lusty

Ian may AKA Polly the pervert doing a streak through penygraig darkside. BRAVE.


The Start of My Journey

Published: February 06, 2008
Length: 16:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Valleyskids

Hugh C Baker "A fitter with us caught his arm between a belt and a roller."


WALES U.K. GRADUATION VIDEO. GLAM UNIVERSITY

Published: July 15, 2010
Length: 03:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: John Wake

THURSDAY, JULY, 15th 2010. GRADUATION GLAMORGAN UNIVERSITY. MARTINE LLOYD.


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Porth

Porth is a town and a community in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan, Wales, lying in the Rhondda Valley and is regarded as the gateway to the Rhondda Fawr and Rhondda Fach valleys because both valleys meet at Porth. The Welsh word "porth" means "gate" when translated into English, however, Porth is a predominantly English-speaking community. Neighbouring towns and villages include Trealaw, Trebanog, Trehafod and Ynyshir.

Located at 51.6147, -3.41167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Rhondda Valley, Post towns in the CF postcode area

Rhondda

Rhondda, or the Rhondda Valley, is a former coal mining valley in Wales, formerly a local government district, consisting of 16 communities built around the River Rhondda. The valley is made up of two valleys, the larger Rhondda Fawr valley (mawr large) and the smaller Rhondda Fach valley (bach small). Both the singular term 'Rhondda Valley' and the plural 'Rhondda Valleys' are commonly used.

Located at 51.6159, -3.41752 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rhondda Valley, Valleys of Wales, Geography of Glamorgan

River Rhondda

The River Rhondda is a river in the Rhondda Valley, South Wales which has two major tributaries; the Rhondda Fawr (English: Large Rhondda) and the Rhondda Fach (English: Little Rhondda).

Located at 51.6159, -3.41074 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rhondda Cynon Taf, Rivers of Wales

Dinas Rhondda railway station

Dinas Rhondda railway station is a railway station serving the Dinas, Penygraig and Trealaw districts of Tonypandy, Wales. It is located on the Rhondda Line. The station has one platform with one small station shelter and is accessible by a small connector road. There is evidence of a previous platform, which originally served North bound trains to Treherbert, but this was left abandoned after rationalisation in 1982, which saw the removal of the North bound line.

Located at 51.6174, -3.4371 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Former Taff Vale Railway stations, Railway stations served by Arriva Trains Wales, DfT Category F1 stations

Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda

Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda (English: Cymer Rhondda Secondary School) is a Welsh-medium secondary school located in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, situated near Porth. Ysgol Gyfun Cymer RhonddaMotto "Hanfod ymddygiad teilwng yw rhoi a derbyn parch. "Established 1988Type Secondary SchoolGender NoneHeadmaster Mrs Rhian EllisLocation Heol Graigwen,Cymmer, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, United KingdomColors Blue and yellow.

Located at 51.605, -3.415 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Secondary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Educational institutions established in 1988, 1988 establishments in Wales, Welsh medium schools

Rhondda (Assembly constituency)

Rhondda is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it is one of eight constituencies in the South Wales Central electoral region, which elects four additional members, in addition to eight constituency members, to produce a degree of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

Located at 51.644, -3.427 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National Assembly for Wales constituencies in the South Wales Central electoral region, Politics of Glamorgan, 1999 establishments in Wales, Constituencies established in 1999

Rhondda Heritage Park

Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod, Rhondda, South Wales is a tourist attraction which offers an insight into the life of the coal mining community that existed in the area until the 1980s. Visitors can experience the life of the coal miners on a guided tour through one of the mine shafts of the Lewis Merthyr colliery. Tours are led by former colliery workers. Rhondda Heritage Park is an Anchor Point of ERIH, The European Route of Industrial Heritage.

Located at 51.6107, -3.38754 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
European Route of Industrial Heritage Anchor Points, Buildings and structures in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Mining in Wales, Mining museums in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Museums in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Mynydd y Glyn

Mynydd y Glyn is a mountain in South Wales, between the towns of Pontypridd and Tonyrefail. It has a height above sea level of 377 metres. It is the mountain which was used in The Englishman who went up a Hill and came down a Mountain in which Hugh Grant and Ian McNeice star as English cartographers. In the film the mountain is known as 'Ffynnon Garw'.

Located at 51.5969, -3.40035 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Marilyns of Wales, Mountains and hills of south Wales


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Porth