Destination guide

Culturally rich Pontypridd will entice you

The area's culture and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Pontypridd. This city is welcoming and scenic, recognized for its mountain views, restaurants and local tours. Castell Coch and Museum of Welsh Life are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Pontypridd

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Pontypridd 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 (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Treharris Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • BikePark Wales (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Pontypridd

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Pontypridd is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rhondda Valley (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Treharris Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Roath Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Victoria Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Trelai Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Pontypridd

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 14.9 mi (23.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Swansea (SWS), which is 30.9 mi (49.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Pontypridd Station, Trehafod Station and Treforest Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Pontypridd?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 261 holiday lettings near Pontypridd. From 93 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 Pontypridd is on HomeAway.

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

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 Pontypridd:

  • Saint Fagans: 247 holiday homes
  • Butetown: 60 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 81 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 68 holiday homes
  • Leckwith: 37 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 Pontypridd?

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

  • Pontypridd Station: 456 holiday lettings
  • Treforest Station: 458 holiday lettings
  • Trehafod Station: 438 holiday lettings
  • Cardiff International Sports Village: 446 holiday lettings
  • Ebbw Vale Parkway: 579 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pontypridd 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 Pontypridd?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 93 Houses in Pontypridd. Our other popular types of Pontypridd holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 42 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 Pontypridd?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Pontypridd. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.