Destination guide

Friendly Port Talbot will entice you

The beaches and forests create a pretty picture of Port Talbot. This welcoming city is known for its cycling, restaurants and bars. Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Port Talbot

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Port Talbot has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Neath Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Plantasia (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • LC Swansea (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • BikePark Wales (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Treharris Park (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Port Talbot

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Port Talbot

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Port Talbot has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Port Talbot is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swansea Beach (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Aberavon Beach (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Victoria Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • LC Swansea (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Cwmdonkin Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Singleton Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Port Talbot

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 15 mi (24.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Port Talbot Parkway Station or Baglan Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Port Talbot?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 439 holiday lettings around Port Talbot. From 300 Houses to 50 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Talbot?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Port Talbot. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Margam Castle: 605 holiday lettings
  • Port Talbot Parkway Station: 683 holiday lettings
  • Baglan Station: 723 holiday lettings
  • Aberavon Beach: 708 holiday lettings
  • Surf School Wales: 706 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Port Talbot listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Talbot?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 300 Houses in Port Talbot. Our other popular types of Port Talbot holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 64 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Talbot?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Port Talbot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.