There are three churches in the parish: St.Cecilia's, Mynydd Isa, built 1842; St.James Church built 1893 and Village Temple Congregational Church founded in 1912. There are two schools: Argoed High School and Ysgol Mynydd Isa. There is a library situated in Mynydd Isa.
Places of Interest nearby:
- Bronwylfa Park, Pen-y Lon, Mynydd Isa Park & Garden CH7 6YG
- 13.5m - Erddig, atmospheric 1,200 acre County Park and formal walled garden.
- 15.2m - Speke Hall Garden and Estate, featuring Black & White Tudor house.
- 18.4m - Chirk Castle, magnificent Mediæval fortress of The Welsh Marches.