Destination guide

Travel to historical Cowbridge

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Cowbridge. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and gardens. Museum of Welsh Life and Castell Coch are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Cowbridge

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Cowbridge a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Techniquest (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Treharris Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cowbridge

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cowbridge is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tresilian Bay (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Barry Island Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Trelai Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Victoria Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cowbridge

Fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Swansea (SWS), which is 28 mi (45.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Cowbridge?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 355 holiday rentals around Cowbridge. From 134 Houses to 133 Condos/Apartments, 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 Cowbridge is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cowbridge?

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 Cowbridge:

  • Roath: 47 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 257 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 75 holiday homes
  • Leckwith: 42 holiday homes
  • Adamsdown: 244 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 Cowbridge?

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

  • Taskforce Paint Ball Games: 533 holiday rentals
  • Beaupre Castle: 579 holiday rentals
  • Barry Island Beach: 798 holiday rentals
  • Caerphilly Castle: 511 holiday rentals
  • Swalec Stadium: 492 holiday rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 133 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 63 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 Cowbridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Cowbridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.