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 :

Pen-y-Fedw Cottage , Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales

2 bedroom Cottage, Llangollen.

Charming Welsh country cottage, 4 star rated and with sublime views of the Ceiriog Valley, this family-friendly and dog-friendly cottage is just 4 miles from Llangollen and could be a great base for touring Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £480 to £530 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 01 November 2017 to 01 December 2017;

phone 01691 718 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The George Family Log Cabin, Mid Wales, Bettws Cedewain, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Stunning 2 bedroom wooden holiday lodge with private hot tub and own veranda nestled on a working farm amid a vista of wooded hills and enchanting valleys, perfect for visits to Glansevern Hall Gardens nearby and Powis Castle 10 miles away.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £355 to £830 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 29 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 04 December 2017 to 09 December 2017; from 28 December 2017 to 29 December 2017;

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

Penllwyn Cottage, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales

3 bedroom Grade II Listed Cottage, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Enjoy stunning views out over the surrounding countryside to the sea at this dog-friendly and family-friendly 3 bedroom farmhouse close to the village of Pembrey on the Carmarthenshire coast.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £317 to £964 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 07 November 2017 to 10 November 2017; from 14 April 2018 to 28 April 2018; from 12 May 2018 to 19 May 2018;

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

Gamekeeper's Cottage, Y Felinheli, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, North Wales.

With superb garden and country views and an excellent location close to Snowdonia National Park, this pet-friendly 3 bedroom rural retreat could be a great place to get away from it all.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £440 to £965 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 29 October 2017 to 03 November 2017; from 06 November 2017 to 17 November 2017; from 19 November 2017 to 18 May 2018;

phone 01492564960 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rural Retreat Log Cabin, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Wales.

Set on a farm holiday development in South Wales, this 3 bedroom wooden lodge sleeps up to 6 people and is nestled next to greenery, near Capel Iwan in Carmarthenshire and enjoys access to excellent shared leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and a games room with pool table, table tennis and gym area.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £286 to £929 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 October 2017 to 05 November 2017; from 25 March 2018 to 31 March 2018; from 07 April 2018 to 16 June 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