Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Pontyclun

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Pontyclun. Well-liked for its spas, golfing and sporting events, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Castell Coch and Museum of Welsh Life are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Pontyclun

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Pontyclun has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Treharris Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pontyclun

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Pontyclun 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:

  • Rhondda Valley (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Trelai Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Victoria Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Roath Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Bute Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Pontyclun

Fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Swansea (SWS), which is 29.8 mi (47.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Pontyclun Station or Llanharan Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Pontyclun?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 326 vacation rentals near Pontyclun. From 120 Houses to 128 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Pontyclun for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Pontyclun?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Pontyclun:

  • Riverside: 73 vacation rentals
  • Adamsdown: 39 vacation rentals
  • Butetown: 59 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 36 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic Wharf: 34 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Pontyclun?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Pontyclun. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pontyclun Station: 398 vacation rentals
  • Llanharan Station: 402 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff Castle: 450 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff (CFW-Cardiff Train Station): 452 vacation rentals
  • Wales Millennium Centre: 459 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Pontyclun?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 120 Houses in Pontyclun. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pontyclun include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 128 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 61 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pontyclun?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Pontyclun. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.