Merthyr Tydfil Holiday Cottages
Leave problems behind for a week or two and escape to a comfortable lodge or country cottage near the Brecon Beacons in Merthyr Tydfil, south Wales.
Come and enjoy a peaceful holiday in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. Stay in a holiday cottage or pine lodge and have a wonderful relaxing break away from everyday life. Self-catering cottages have that welcome lounge in addition to bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and sometimes a dining room. The accommodation has been designed specifically for holiday letting and ensures that there is ample storage space and nice features to help holidaymakers relax. There may be a spa in the garden or a barbecue area for pleasant and easy cooking outdoors. The emphasis is on pleasure and not just accommodation that sleeps a set number of people.
There are independent cottages with a variety of styles and themes as well as groups of holiday cottages in complexes or holiday parks. The cottages vary in degrees of luxury from basic up to palatial and some have star ratings that act as a guide. Most us make a choice based on photographs, price, feedback and how near the cottages are to where we really want to be in Wales.
The Brecon Beacons at the north end of Merthyr Tydfil bring lots of holidaymakers to the area and you may wish to know that during your holiday you can enjoy a leisurely steam ride in the first ever steam locomotive that ran on the rails of this county and on the Brecon Mountain Railway. Travelling through the beautiful scenery can be refreshing and enjoyable. The journey from the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer, through the Brecon Beacons National Park, is said to offer the best view of Wales. You will be glad that you chose self-catering accommodation when you're out and about sightseeing because there is never any urgency to get back to your accommodation by any specific time. Self-catering cottage breaks leave you in control throughout the holiday.
There are many other attractions in Merthyr Tydfil and in the South Wales to capture your attention during your cottage holidays, such as the beautiful parks and nature reserves. You can also admire the green spaces of Parc Taf Bargoed, Gethin Woodland Park, Taf Fechan Nature Reserve and the privately owned Pontygwaith.
During your country cottages stay in Merthyr Tydfil, you can head towards the Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and gain insight into the past of the county. This museum houses collections that are more than 2000 years old. You can also visit the impressive Joseph Parry's Cottage, which was built in the 1820s.
There are numerous activities that you can enjoy during a country cottage holiday in Merthyr Tydfil, including guided walks, trekking and climbing. Dolygaer Outdoor Education Centre, Taff Trail, International Indoor Climbing Centre and Rock UK Summit Centre are names of just few of the places where you can indulge in wide range of activities. Nearby all these destinations, you can find comfortable self catering cottages to stay in, in Merthyr Tydfil.