Llechryd can be found east of Merthyr Tydfil in Caerphilly County, South Wales. It is bordered to the north by Princetown, to the south by Rhymney, to the west by Dowlais and to the east by Tredegar, with surrounding towns and villages including Aberdare, Ebbw Vale, Brynmawr, Tafarnaubach, Bargoed and Pontsticill.
Llechryd sits at the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, and its a short distance (5 miles) to the Ponsticill Reservoir, one of the gateways for walkers to the Brecon Beacons.
Bedwellty House in Tredegar is a beautiful Victorian house which sits amongst 26 acres of garden. Built in 1818, the Grade II listed building is considered one of the most magnificent Ironmasters' residences in Blaenau Gwent. The parkland, which was designed as a Dutch garden, is an ideal place to take a relaxing walk, whilst the Ice House, bandstand, gazebo, duck ponds and the world famous lump of coal are also open to the public.
Parc Bryn Bach is just over 1km east of Llechryd and is an ideal spot for spending a picnic with the family. It also offers a wide range of sporting activities, including archery, orienteering, mountain biking, climbing/abseiling, hill walking, caving, gorge walking, team building activities and kayaking.