Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Penarth

The island views and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Penarth. Renowned for its coffee shops, bars and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Techniquest and Wales Millennium Centre 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

Sightseeing in and around Penarth

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Penarth has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Techniquest (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Brean Leisure Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penarth

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Penarth. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barry Island Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Trelai Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Victoria Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Bute Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Roath Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penarth

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dinas Powys Station, Eastbrook Station and Penarth Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Penarth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 251 holiday lettings around Penarth. From 93 Houses to 126 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Penarth?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Penarth:

  • Cardiff International Sports Village: 535 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 239 holiday homes
  • Roath: 47 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 64 holiday homes
  • Cardiff City Centre: 84 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Penarth Station: 601 holiday lettings
  • Cardiff International Sports Village: 535 holiday lettings
  • Dingle Road Station: 580 holiday lettings
  • Turner House Gallery: 604 holiday lettings
  • Cogan Station: 541 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 93 Houses in Penarth. Our other popular types of Penarth holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 126 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 23 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Penarth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Penarth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.