Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Penarth

The island views and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Penarth. Renowned for its coffeehouses, bars and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Techniquest and Wales Millennium Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Penarth

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Penarth has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Brean Leisure Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penarth

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Penarth. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barry Island Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Trelai Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Victoria Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Bute Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Roath Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Penarth

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 6.2 mi (10 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 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dinas Powys Station, Eastbrook Station and Penarth Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Penarth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 236 vacation rentals near Penarth. From 80 Houses to 24 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Penarth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Penarth:

  • Butetown: 55 vacation rentals
  • Riverside: 77 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 47 vacation rentals
  • Pontcanna: 68 vacation rentals
  • Roath: 48 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Penarth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 80 Houses in Penarth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Penarth include:

  • Bungalows: 24 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available
  • Cottages: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Penarth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Penarth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.