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Friendly Pontypool will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Pontypool with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city is welcoming and trendy, recognised for its coffee shops, bars and spas. Castell Coch and National Museum Wales are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Pontypool

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

  • Techniquest (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Treharris Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • BikePark Wales (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Chepstow Racecourse (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pontypool

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pontypool is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Treharris Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Roath Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Bute Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Pontypool

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 25.9 mi (41.6 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 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Pontypool & New Inn Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pontypool?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 306 holiday lettings around Pontypool. From 134 Houses to 29 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 Pontypool?

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 Pontypool:

  • Riverside: 250 holiday homes
  • Roath: 50 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 72 holiday homes
  • Cardiff City Centre: 91 holiday homes
  • Butetown: 242 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 Pontypool?

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

  • Pontypool & New Inn Station: 766 holiday lettings
  • Wales Millennium Centre: 522 holiday lettings
  • Hereford Cathedral: 925 holiday lettings
  • Principality Stadium: 508 holiday lettings
  • Tintern Abbey: 936 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 134 Houses in Pontypool. Our other popular types of Pontypool holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 95 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 Pontypool?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Pontypool. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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