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Delight in the majestic landscape of Merthyr Tydfil

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Merthyr Tydfil. This welcoming city is known for its biking, mountain views and camping. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Merthyr Tydfil

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Merthyr Tydfil has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • BikePark Wales (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Pen y Fan (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Treharris Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Brecon Golf Club (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Merthyr Tydfil

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Merthyr Tydfil is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Pen y Fan (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Treharris Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Roath Park (21.5 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Victoria Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Merthyr Tydfil

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 27 mi (43.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Swansea (SWS), which is 31.8 mi (51.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Merthyr Tydfil Station, Pentre-bach Station and Troed-y-Rhiw Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Merthyr Tydfil?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 297 house rentals around Merthyr Tydfil. From 179 Houses to 22 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Merthyr Tydfil is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Merthyr Tydfil?

Whether you're travelling 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 Merthyr Tydfil:

  • Pontcanna: 93 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff City Centre: 130 vacation rentals
  • Riverside: 305 vacation rentals
  • Butetown: 299 vacation rentals
  • Adamsdown: 308 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Merthyr Tydfil?

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

  • Merthyr Vale Station: 744 home rentals
  • Merthyr Tydfil Station: 647 home rentals
  • Joseph Parry's Ironworker's Cottage: 645 home rentals
  • Pentre-bach Station: 772 home rentals
  • Ynysfach Engine House: 584 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Merthyr Tydfil 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 Merthyr Tydfil?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 179 Houses in Merthyr Tydfil. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Merthyr Tydfil include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 22 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 71 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Merthyr Tydfil?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Merthyr Tydfil.