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 :

Hafod Grove, Moylegrove, Pembrokeshire, Wales

10 bedroom Small Country Estate, Pembrokeshire National Coastal Park.

For a fantastic holiday by the coast, Hafod Grove with its 7 bedrooms could be just perfect, this family-friendly and pet-friendly large holiday cottage stands in over half an acre of gardens and with breathtaking sea views is just a short walk from Ceibwr Bay and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, this holiday home is the stuff of dreams and for larger groups Hafod Villa 3 bed cottage can also be rented by arrangement.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1425 to £3425 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 26 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 22 December 2017 to 29 December 2017;
Late availability: from 22 December 2017 to 29 December 2017;

phone 0792 0772797 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Soar Cottage at Bluegrass Cottages, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, Mid Wales.

Charming and homely 3 bedroom rural retreat, both family-friendly and pet-friendly, just 10 minutes' drive from Aberystwyth and within easy reach of the stunning Ceredigion coastline.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £450 to £980 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 30 December 2017 to 05 January 2018;

phone 01970 612799 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Beeches Countryside Lodge, Wales, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, South West Wales.

Two bedroom wooden-clad holiday lodge set on a holiday park where you can enjoy trout fishing as well as golf within the 30 acres of shared parklands, relax in stylish modern accommodation and enjoy lying back in your own private hot tub in a location close to Narberth and convenient for visiting Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Picton Castle Gardens and Scolton Country Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £313 to £833 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 19 December 2017 to 24 December 2017; from 26 December 2017 to 30 December 2017; from 02 January 2018 to 10 January 2018;

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

Richmond Country House, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales

6 bedroom Country House, North Wales and Cheshire.

Looking to rent an impressive country house for a special event or a special celebration? If so this 6 bedroom country holiday home could be perfect, with a private swimming pool, sauna, gym, tennis court and snooker room on offer, there is plenty to keep groups of friends or family entertained at this St Asaph holiday house.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £1240 to £2985 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 28 December 2017 to 29 December 2017; from 03 January 2018 to 05 January 2018; from 15 January 2018 to 18 January 2018;

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

The Stables Cottage for Two, Llandysul, Ceredigion, Wales

1 bedroom Converted Barn, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

One bedroom stylish barn conversion for adults only, with a woodburner and a romantic bedroom with a super king-size bed along with shared access to a hot tub, gym and sauna, this is an ideal place for couples looking for a relaxing break in the Ceredigion countryside and is pet-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £319 to £631 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 19 December 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 29 December 2017 to 30 December 2017; from 06 January 2018 to 22 January 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >
We have no cottages within Torfaen itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Torfaen. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in Wales