What to do and see, where to eat and drink

Merthyr Tydfil, the Valleys and the Brecon Beacons have much to offer. Its a stunning part of the world with mountains, breathtaking views, waterfalls and natural and man-made wonders. We've highlighted some of the many activities and places to visit/eat on the map. Get outdoors, get your heart pumping and take it all in.

Llwyn-on Reservoir

We're roughly halfway along the Taff Trail, a 55 mile trail running from Cardiff to Brecon and vice versa. Explore it on two wheels or on foot.

Walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park and find waterfalls, wooded gorges and wide open spaces. Take on the high peaks, Pen y Fan, Corn Du and Cribyn and visit spectacular Henrhyd, the highest waterfall in South Wales. There are legendary walks in the Valleys too.

For rock climbing and abseiling, the Summit Centre is close by and there’s also some ‘quality rock’ in the Beacons.

There are mountain biking options a plenty on our doorstep:

Cycling the 'Gap'
Garwnant Woodland & Visitor Centre

In Merthyr Tydfil visit the historic Cyfartha Park and Castle and Brecon Mountain Railway.

Nearby there's Abergavenny, renowned for its foodie scene and stunning backdrop; scenic Brecon with its canal, shops and jazz festival and picturesque Crickhowell with its castle, walks and cosy pubs.

If it’s big smoke you’re after, the Welsh capital, Cardiff, is a 35 minute drive away or 50 minutes by train from Troedyrhiw station.