Torfaen Self-Catering Holiday Cottages

Looking for a cottage on the south side of the Brecon Beacons? Come to Torfaen, Wales.

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Torfaen lies just south of the Brecon Beacons, a Welsh national park with everlasting appeal and a high demand for self-catering accommodation. The biggest town in Torfaen is Pontypool and undoubtedly useful to anyone when staying in self-catering accommodation because of the need to stock up kitchen cupboards with good things to eat and drink on holiday. A self-catering holiday is the best; choose all the treats you plan to enjoy, your itinerary and places to visit. It is the independent traveller's dream. Everyone has their own criteria for selecting holiday cottages in Torfaen, some may be struck by the one with its own private hot tub, others by the unusual features, free WiFi or contents of the welcome pack. Whichever cottage you choose in Torfaen, we wish you sunny weather and best holiday in Wales.
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We are all aware that Wales is simply divine for UK holidays. Torfaen is famed for its contrasting landscape, which is replete with mountains and woodland on one hand and valleys and canals on the other. The presence of so many attractions makes Torfaen a popular destination among cottage holidays enthusiasts visiting the region. You may have your own specific reasons for looking for accommodation in a specific town or village in Torfaen, however, many holidaymakers will visit purely to have a hiking holiday in the Brecon Beacons and will opt for self-catering accommodation because it is less expensive than hotels, they can easily cook breakfast, make sandwiches for lunch and they are planning to be out all day most of the time.

You can of course, be as lazy as you wish during a country cottages break in this part of South Wales, get up late, lounge around and do very little. Alternatively, you can make the effort and visit the many heritage sites in Torfaen, which are testament to the rich past of the county and will give you stronger, hopefully good memories of the holiday. The most popular among them is the Blaenavon World Heritage Site, which gives you an understanding of the living, geology and transportation history of Torfaen. A visit to the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre provides a glimpse into the glorious past of the industrial landscape of the county. Lots of people, staying in self-catering cottages for walking holidays to the Brecon Beacons, alternate a day of walks with sightseeing.

Irrespective of how marvellous and comfortable you find your holiday accommodation in Torfaen, there is only so long that one can sit in a Jacuzzi bath or play games in the Games Room. Save those types of activities for the evening and make the most of Torfaen. If you like antiques and the past, visit the Blaenavon Community Heritage & Cordell Museum to view collectibles that are decades old and reflect the rich culture of the county.  You may also wish to visit Blaenavon Ironworks, Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, Pontypool Museum, Llantarnam Grange and the Greenmeadow Community Farm. A holiday cottage in Torfaen is a good base for sightseeing and enjoying a holiday in south Wales, so just book one and store up a treat for your next holiday or weekend break.

There are many open spaces in Torfaen that you can visit on a self catering cottages break, like the Garn Lakes and Pontypool Park. You can also indulge in a wide range of activities, like walking, boating and angling on holiday.

For your country cottage holidays, you can use our Search Assistant to find accommodation in Torfaen.  Find pet friendly cottages, rural cottages, romantic cottages and even large country houses.  Whatever the type of cottage you are looking for, we trust you will enjoy using Country Cottages Online and hope you find perfect self catering accommodation in Torfaen in Wales for you.

Featured Torfaen Self-Catering Cottages Wales :

The Dovecote, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

1 bedroom Unique Self-Catering Holiday House, South Wales.

Very special romantic retreat for two in the Wye Valley in a tranquil and idyllic setting (one dog may be permitted by arrangement but must be kept in only one part of the house).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £620 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 12 August 2017 to 26 August 2017; from 14 October 2017 to 21 October 2017; from 28 October 2017 to 02 December 2017;

phone 01600 714997 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Oaks, Caerleon, Newport, Wales

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, newport.

Stylish and modern 5 bedroom barn conversion boasting beautiful countryside views and plenty to keep large groups entertained with an outdoor hot tub and covered outdoor games area with table tennis and table football on site, situated only around 15 miles from the Brecon Beacons National Park and around 20 miles from Cardiff.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1095 to £1700 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 04 August 2017 to 11 August 2017;

phone 07817175385 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Granary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Stylish 2 bedroom Welsh country cottage with eco-friendly credentials, set in lush gardens complete with duck pond and countryside views, close to Abergavenny and the Wye Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £323 to £682 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 September 2017 to 17 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Treetops Rural Retreat, Govilon, Monmouthshire, Wales

7 bedroom Country Cottage, South Wales.

Nestled high up on the hillside, this roomy 7 bedroom holiday home with its large gardens offers breathtaking views of the Brecon Beacons National Park and is ideal for large groups of friends or family, with a hot tub and undercover swimming pool, this property has plenty to offer big groups.

Special features: free internet access, pool (outside, undercover swimming pool ), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1500 to £5100 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 17 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 27 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 02 February 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fairlea Grange, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales

8 bedroom Historical Townhouse, Mid Wales.

This beautiful Gothic style townhouse with its spacious large rooms and 8 bedrooms is a fantastic holiday house for big groups of up to 20, with a sauna, warm bubbly hot tub and games room with table tennis and snooker there is plenty to keep groups entertained and the house is situated just 10 minutes’ walk from the heart of Abergavenny.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2450 to £4250 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01600 772929 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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