Outdoor Retreats provides self catering holiday accommodation in the Brecon Beacons National Park and Merthyr Tydfil.
Local produce markets and farm shops allow for budding foodies to cook up their own culinary masterpiece, by utilising fresh and local ingredients. If this sounds like your perfect holiday haven, then our self-
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Brecom Mountain Railway
The line runs from Pant, near Merthyr Tydfil. Travel in one of our all-
Cyfarthfa Park, described as the Jewel in Merthyr Tydfil's crown, sits beautifully at the foot of the Brecon Beacons.
With a stunning 19th Century Castle, beautiful grounds, a Museum and Art Gallery, Miniature Railway, Playzone and so much more.
Staying at our Dan Y Coetir Lodge or one of the cabins, opens up a plethora of activities and things to do. Your stay with us will be an absolute delight as there are so many Places of Interest in and around the area..
We have many attractions on the doorstep which you may not be aware of. Spending a weekend exploring will have you hooked and we hope you will agree that its worth a longer visit!
The Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village, the Vue cinema and the state of the art Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre, which will ensure you and your family are well catered for.
We’re located in the perfect spot in the old village of Penderyn, nestled in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons, and there we have created the best little distillery in Wales. And the smoothest wysgi on earth.
Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary
This loving sanctuary rescues and cares for many types of unwanted animals especially primates, such as chimpanzees, baboons, spider monkeys, capuchins and marmosets. Visitors can see a variety of animals and the work the sanctuary carry out to look after them.
National Showcaves Centre of Wales
First discovered in 1912, and opened to the public in 1939, there are now 3 Show Caves, a Dinosaur Park, replica Iron-
Includes Visitor Centre and Restaurant.
Joseph Parry’s Cottage
Built in the 1820's for the workers of the Cyfarthfa Ironworks, the cottage was the birthplace in 1841 of Joseph Parry, Wales best known composer.
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Day out with the Kids
The fun way to plan a day out with kids.
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Ten Ideas for Family Fun in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Our National Park is the best ever playground. There are masses of things for active families to do. Of course, there’s no need to pack every day with expensive activities.
Wales has more fairytale castles than it has fairies to occupy them! From coastal ruins to restored splendour, we have so many to choose from.
Close to us is Caerphilly Castle, a 20 minute drive away. Followed by the wonderful Castell Coch (Red Castle), just some 22 minutes away.
Visit Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil, one of the most historically fascinating and beautiful regions of Wales is ideally placed between Brecon Beacons National Park and Cardiff the Welsh capital.