|Welsh: Y Beddau|
Beddau shown within Rhondda Cynon Taf
|Principal area||Rhondda Cynon Taf|
|Ceremonial county||Mid Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Beddau (English: Graves Welsh: Y Beddau) is a large village around 1.5 miles from Llantrisant and 4 miles from the larger town of Pontypridd in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales.
Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Castellau is the village's Welsh speaking primary school. English language medium schools are Gwaunmeisgyn Primary School and Llwyncrwn Primary School, which both feed into Beddau's secondary school Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive.
Beddau is served by bus services to Llantrisant, Cardiff and Pontypridd.
A station, Beddau Halt railway station on the Llantrisant and Taff Vale Junction Railway existed until 1964 quite some way south of the village. A private railway siding from the Treferig branch of the Llantrisant and Taff Vale Junction Railway to coal workings extended to the village existed for a time. Extensive sidings and rail traffic served Cwm Colliery and coking works until 1984 when the line to Pontyclun was closed and mothballed. Efforts are being made to reopen this line to passenger traffic.
- Actor Adrian Lewis Morgan, who is best known for his role of Dr. Jimmi Clay in the BBC soap opera, Doctors, was born in Beddau.
- Davies, John; Jenkins, Nigel (2008). The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. ISBN 978-0-7083-1953-6.
- Davies (2008), page 507.
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