Destination guide

Friendly Pontypool will entice you

Experience the unique character of Pontypool with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city is welcoming and trendy, recognized for its coffeehouses, bars and spas. Castell Coch and National Museum Wales are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Pontypool

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Pontypool a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Treharris Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • BikePark Wales (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Chepstow Racecourse (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pontypool

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

  • Treharris Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Roath Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Bute Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Pontypool

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 25.9 mi (41.6 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 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Pontypool & New Inn Station.

Where to stay around Pontypool?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 299 vacation rentals near Pontypool. From 125 Houses to 32 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 Pontypool for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Pontypool:

  • Pontcanna: 75 vacation rentals
  • Riverside: 255 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 43 vacation rentals
  • Roath: 47 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff City Centre: 89 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 Pontypool?

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

  • Pontypool Park: 709 vacation rentals
  • Pontypool & New Inn Station: 760 vacation rentals
  • Tredegar House: 593 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff (CFW-Cardiff Train Station): 505 vacation rentals
  • Llanbradach Station: 528 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 125 Houses in Pontypool. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pontypool include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available
  • Cabins: 99 rentals available
  • Cottages: 99 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pontypool?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Pontypool. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.