Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Aberdare

The countryside and parks create a pretty picture of Aberdare. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its restaurants, bars and theme park. Castell Coch and Museum of Welsh Life are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Aberdare

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

  • BikePark Wales (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Treharris Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Pen y Fan (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Neath Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Brecon Golf Club (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Aberdare

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

  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Treharris Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Pen y Fan (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Victoria Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Aberavon Beach (18 mi / 28.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Aberdare

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 22.5 mi (36.1 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 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Aberdare Station or Cwmbach Station and explore the city from there.

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

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 Aberdare:

  • Riverside: 69 vacation rentals
  • Adamsdown: 37 vacation rentals
  • Butetown: 57 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 37 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 Aberdare?

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

  • Cwmbach Station: 658 vacation rentals
  • Aberdare Station: 578 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff Castle: 449 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff (CFW-Cardiff Train Station): 452 vacation rentals
  • Wales Millennium Centre: 448 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 201 Houses in Aberdare. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Aberdare include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 55 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 Aberdare?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Aberdare. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.