Destination guide

Travel to historic Cowbridge

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Cowbridge. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bars and gardens. Museum of Welsh Life and Castell Coch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Cowbridge

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Cowbridge a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Treharris Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cowbridge

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cowbridge is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tresilian Bay (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Barry Island Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Trelai Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Victoria Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Cowbridge

Fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Swansea (SWS), which is 28 mi (45.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cowbridge?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 359 vacation rentals near Cowbridge. From 135 Houses to 134 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 Cowbridge for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Cowbridge:

  • Pontcanna: 74 vacation rentals
  • Riverside: 253 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 41 vacation rentals
  • Roath: 46 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff City Centre: 90 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 Cowbridge?

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

  • Taskforce Paint Ball Games: 535 vacation rentals
  • Beaupre Castle: 581 vacation rentals
  • Barry Island Beach: 800 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff (CFW-Cardiff Train Station): 507 vacation rentals
  • Llanbradach Station: 537 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 135 Houses in Cowbridge. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cowbridge include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 134 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 65 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 Cowbridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Cowbridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.