Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Risca getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Risca with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Castell Coch and National Museum Wales are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Risca

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Risca a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Treharris Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • BikePark Wales (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Risca

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Risca is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roath Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Bute Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Victoria Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Treharris Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Trelai Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)

Traveling to and around Risca

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 17.9 mi (28.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 22.6 mi (36.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Risca & Pontymister Station.

Where to stay around Risca?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 217 holiday lettings near Risca. From 72 Houses to 113 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Risca is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Risca?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Risca:

  • Butetown: 63 holiday homes
  • Tremorfa: 17 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 249 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 76 holiday homes
  • Leckwith: 40 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Risca?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Risca. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Risca & Pontymister Station: 575 holiday lettings
  • Cardiff International Sports Village: 498 holiday lettings
  • Ebbw Vale Parkway: 640 holiday lettings
  • Sophia Gardens: 463 holiday lettings
  • Newport (XNE-Newport Train Station): 614 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Risca listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Risca?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 72 Houses in Risca. Our other popular types of Risca holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Risca?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Risca. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.