Tredegar is situated in the county of Blaenau Gwent, South Wales. It is bordered by Llangynidr to the north, Bedwellty and New Tredegar to the south, Rhymney to the west and Ebbw Vale to the east. Nearby towns and villages include Merthyr Tydfil, Pontsticill, Abercynon, Bargoed, Blackwood, Crickhowell, Tal-y-bont on Usk, Llechryd and Abertysswg.
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.
The Parc Bryn Bach is just 1km from Tafarnaubach 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.
Another important feature is the town clock, which dominates the southern part of the town centre.