Destination guide

Culturally rich Pontypridd will entice you

The area's culture and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Pontypridd. This city is welcoming and scenic, recognized for its mountain views, restaurants and local tours. Castell Coch and Museum of Welsh Life are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Pontypridd

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Pontypridd a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Treharris Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • BikePark Wales (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pontypridd

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

  • Rhondda Valley (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Treharris Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Roath Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Victoria Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Trelai Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Pontypridd

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 14.9 mi (23.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Swansea (SWS), which is 30.9 mi (49.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Pontypridd Station, Trehafod Station and Treforest Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Pontypridd?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 295 vacation rentals near Pontypridd. From 113 Houses to 125 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 Pontypridd for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Pontypridd:

  • Pontcanna: 73 vacation rentals
  • Riverside: 254 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 42 vacation rentals
  • Roath: 46 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 Pontypridd?

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

  • Treforest Station: 512 vacation rentals
  • Treforest Estate Station: 479 vacation rentals
  • Rhondda Valley: 537 vacation rentals
  • Spot Climbing Centre: 490 vacation rentals
  • Pontypridd Station: 516 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 113 Houses in Pontypridd. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pontypridd include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 125 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 41 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 Pontypridd?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Pontypridd. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.