The Roost is located in Troedyrhiw, a village in Merthyr Tydfil. The village centre is a 5 minute walk away. Here you’ll find pubs, convenience stores, a butchers, chemist, cashpoints (within the convenience stores), an Indian restaurant/takeaway and takeaways.

Troedyrhiw train station, a 5 minute walk away, connects directly to Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Barry Island and Cardiff.

There’s a larger Co-op supermarket in Pentrebach (7 minutes by car, 10 minutes by bike) along with a Halfords. In Merthyr Tydfil you'll also find a Tesco Extra, Aldi and M&S.

Merthyr Tydfil town centre can be reached by car (12 minutes); train from Troedyrhiw station (18 minutes) or bike (20 minutes on the Taff Trail). Here you’ll find a wider choice of food and drink and shopping, a cinema and leisure centre.

For bike servicing/repair, try EC Cycles, Unit 1A Cyfarthfa Industrial Estate, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8PE. Tel 01685 388177.