The Roost opened in October 2019 and has since welcomed many happy guests, some returning again and again.

The Roost has over 500 reviews and is rated 4.9/5 on various platforms:

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  • Great pods, very comfy and everything is very well presented and clean. Facilities are excellent too and caters for all your biking needs. A great location for any trip, especially... read more

    Nigel Saxton Avatar Nigel Saxton
    9th December 2021

    We ha an excellent stay at The Roost, using it as a base for mountain biking in the region, at Bike Park Wales, Afan Valley and Dirt Farm. It's... read more

    Rachel Oliver Avatar Rachel Oliver
    27th July 2022

    My husband stayed here with his brother for a birthday trip. The Roost was so clean and welcoming. He really enjoyed the attention to detail in terms of all... read more

    L Gooding (Mrs G) Avatar L Gooding (Mrs G)
    4th April 2022
  • Had an excellent 2 night stay. The cabins are clean well equipped with everything i needed. The beds are more than big enough for one and super comfortable. The location is... read more

    Carl Daniel Avatar Carl Daniel
    25th November 2023

    The Roost consistently provides outstanding service and amenities, which is why we return annually. The campsite's location is conveniently close to BPW, local shops, and bars. However, within the secure... read more

    Norman Matthews Avatar Norman Matthews
    30th May 2024

    Perfect accommodation for Bike Park Wales or any other outdoorsy break. We are repeat visitors and booked the entire site for 9 adults exclusive use. The whole site is beautifully maintained... read more

    James Hynd Avatar James Hynd
    17th June 2023
  • Great stay at The Roost. All the rooms, kitchen facilities and bathrooms were very clean. Host very accommodation and communicated with us before, during and after our stay. Good facilities for... read more

    Christopher Gribbin Avatar Christopher Gribbin
    6th August 2021

    Brilliant find! Kids loved staying there and want to come again already. Great to be on the taff trail which was perfect for getting the kids out on their bikes. Staff very... read more

    Amy Avatar Amy
    30th July 2023

    Recently stayed at the Roost with my family for a 2 day cycling trip to Bike Park Wales. Simple accommodation but very clean, warm and cosy. Great cooking facilities and... read more

    Neil jago Avatar Neil jago
    6th December 2021
  • I booked the roost last minute as I decided to go to bike park Wales before travelling home, I only wish I knew how well equipped the kitchens were, the... read more

    john webb Avatar john webb
    17th May 2023

    Second time staying at the roost whilst visiting bike park wales for the weekend. 10/10 again. Place is kept immaculate. Locals are friendly and just an all round great place... read more

    Connor Sloan Avatar Connor Sloan
    17th June 2023

    My daughter and I come from Sweden (though she lives in Bristol) and we had a lovely stay at the Roost Medthyr Tydfil in the beginning of the summer. The... read more

    Tina Quartey Avatar Tina Quartey
    6th December 2021
  • An absolutely brilliant find! Kath and Kris are perfect hosts who have thought of everything. All the fun of camping but with a comfy bed, fridge, microwave, secure bike storage... read more

    Emma Ranade Avatar Emma Ranade
    30th September 2023

    Brilliant stay at the Roost. Really well set up, very clean, good bathrooms and kitchen facilities very well thought out. Brilliant Location for Bike Park Wales. Safe secure location for the bikes.

    Rob Holmes Avatar Rob Holmes
    6th October 2021

    It was seriously like what a safari holiday might be!! A small site with about 6 pods on and individual kitchen pods which had all the utensils, mugs, plates, cutlery,... read more

    steve simpson Avatar steve simpson
    29th June 2022

"Very friendly communication - everything well organised with clear instructions. Late arrival no problem. Good facilities. Bike stand and cleaning materials free to use - the Roost goes the extra mile." May 2024

"Great place to stay for a base to explore the Brecon Beacons. Kitchen has everything you need for cooking your own meals. Beds super comfy and cabins really cozy. Will definitely be back." April 2024

"This was our third stay this year "2023" and still as great as ever, perfect location, everything you need at hand for a stay after a hard days bike riding at Bike park Wales. Communication from the owner Kath regarding bookings and details of arrivals is clear and easy to follow. Will be booking again for early 2024!!." November 2023

"Beautiful cabins, they may only be small but they have everything you need. The beds are super comfortable. They were very clean, and the views are brilliant. The bike wash station is fully equipped which came is useful after a days biking in the rain. I'll definitely be booking again next time I'm down there biking." November 2023

"Everything is so well thought out at The Roost. Even in torrential rain after a day’s biking we felt warm, safe and comfortable. The cabins are more spacious than you think, and the kitchen is very cute and has everything you need. We even enjoyed a log fire on our last evening. The views of the mountains are stunning . A wonderful trip." October 2023

"Perfect basic accommodation- absolutely everything you need done in a beautifully simplistic way with easy access to amazing Brecon Beacons." October 2023

"The facilities are excellent. The little kitchens had everything we needed. It was great that we could connect the two kitchens for both our families to be able to eat together. The kids also loved using the fire pit. The location was quiet and we all slept well in the cosy cabins." October 2023

"I stayed here in a campervan. Staff were really communicative using the online tool, I could check myself in using the gate code, I had access to Power, Water and my own Shower/Toilet room. It was a great base for my two days in Merthyr." October 2023

And, our first review from 2019, we officially opened in the October:

"Lovely, warm couple with a wealth of local information and knowledge to help with your stay. Close to Bike Park Wales for mountain biking or the Beacons for walking etc. Wonderful idea of a modern camping style but in timber pods and with a real feel of getting back to nature.
I loved the communal kitchen idea being able to sit looking at the hills whilst having breakfast and when the weather permits, being able to do it alfresco with other guests.
They have harnessed the environmental aspects of having a business like this and have opted for rainwater harvesting in some areas of the venue which I love and gives them a much higher green-rating than any other accommodation that I have experienced. I love this place and would love to return with my young family." October 2019