Destination guide

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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Pontypool?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 199 holiday rentals around Pontypool. From 143 holiday houses to 50 cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Pontypool is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pontypool:

  • Butetown: 327 holiday homes
  • Cardiff City Centre: 165 holiday homes
  • Adamsdown: 354 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 111 holiday homes
  • Roath: 97 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Blaenavon Community Heritage and Cordell Museum: 442 holiday rentals
  • Pontypool & New Inn Station: 653 holiday rentals
  • Shell Grotto: 624 holiday rentals
  • Pontypool Park: 624 holiday rentals
  • Big Pit National Coal Museum: 444 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pontypool listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 143 Houses in Pontypool. Our other popular types of Pontypool holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 50 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 31 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 50 holiday houses

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 Pontypool?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Pontypool. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.