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Cemetery locations and opening hours

Resident update:

Based on the availability of staff resources the progress of the grass cutting and minor maintenance works carried out at the majority of our cemeteries, the Council has now reopened its cemeteries to the public.

Residents visiting these sites must do so in accordance with social distancing requirements at all times.

Works to complete minor maintenance and the remainder of grass cutting will continue throughout this week.

Payments can be made via the telephone and enquiries can be dealt with via the telephone or email as below:

All crematorium and cemeteries in Rhondda Cynon Taf are open for visiting daily during the hours detailed below. All cemeteries are well kept and maintained by the cemeteries office.

Opening hours

Sample Table
DayTimesFurther information
Week days in Summer & Winter (including Christmas and other holidays) 9:00am - 4:30pm No vehicle access after 4:00pm
Weekend - Summer 9:00am - 7:00pm No vehicle access after 6:30pm
Weekend - Winter 9:00am - 4:30pm No vehicle access after 4:00pm

Please note exception to access for Glyntaff Crematorium after 4pm

  • Pedestrian access only via main gates 4pm - 4:30pm
  • Extension Cemetery and Coed Glyntaff no access after 4pm

Please note exception to access for Ferndale Cemetery

  • From Nov 1st 2018 the pedestrian gates will be locked at 4:30pm (this will be the case during a trial period lasting 3 months). A number of concerns have been raised with regards to the pedestrian gates being open 24hours. 
  • If you wish to discuss this matter further please call Gyntaff Cremetorium on 01443 402810.

Contact Details

Cemeteries contacts
 Glyntaff Crematorium

Trealaw Cemetery 

 Glyntaff Cemetery

Treorchy Cemetery

 Ty Rhiw Cemetery 

Ferndale Cemetery 

 Llanharan Cemetery

Penrhys Cemetery

 Cefn Y Parc Cemetery   

For the above cemeteries please contact:

Cemetery Road



CF37 4BE

Tel: 01443 402810
Fax: 01443 406052
 Aberdare Cemetery     Aberffrwd Cemetery
 Maesyarian Cemetery   

 Brynygaer Cemetery

 Abercynon Cemetery     Ynysybwl Cemetery

For the above cemeteries please contact:

Llwydcoed Crematorium


Tel: 01685 881891
Fax: 01685 885212