Where to Stay Near Merthyr Tydfil Sailing Club

As our club is situated just inside the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park there are no large hotel or holiday complexes nearby. However there is a great selection of smaller hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfast accomodation and for the hardy, nearby camp-sites.

Pontsticill Village

Parkwood Outdoors Dol-y-Gaer

Nearest the lake and within walking distance of the sailing club, Dol-y-Gaer outdoor centre, now operated by Parkwood Outdoors offer accommodation in their campsite, lodge, chalet and cottage. For further details please email:dolygaer@parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk, telephone +44 1685 848  309 or write to

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF48 2UR,

Penrhadw Farm and Cottages

A nearby farm Bed and Breakfast that also has cottages to rent is the Penrhadw Farm and Country Cottages. Please Telephone: +44 1685 723 481 or +44 1685 723 461 or write to

Penrhadw Farm and Country Cottages
Methyr Tydfil
CF47 2TU

Ystradgynwyn Granary Cottages & Bed and Breakfast

Locally the Ystradgynwyn granary cottages are located just beyond the northern end of Pentwyn reservoir and are in an excellent location for walking in the Pen-y-Fan area. For further details please telephone +44 1685 383 358 or write to

CF48 2UT,

They also have a cafe that is open in the more "clement" months of the year, March to November (check with them)... The Old Barn Tea Room.

Other Nearby Accommodation

Camping and Caravanning

The nearest location with good facilities is Grawen Farm which has facilities for both touring caravans and tents. Located 3 miles north of Merthyr Tydfil on the main A470 to Brecon. Easy access, modern facilities and mains linkup. Close to Cefn Coed and ideal location for Taf Trail Long Distance Footpath. Open April to October. Please telephone +44 (0)1685 723 740, or write to

Grawen Farm Caravan and Camping,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF48 2HS

Further Tourist Information Sites and Links

See also accommodation links...

For the most up-to-date information may I suggest the VisitWales tourist information site.

The information provided by Cottage Holidays Wales may also prove useful if you are looking for self-catering accommodation.

If you would like your local accommodation listed here please get in touch. Send me an e-mail e-mail describing your offering and I'll consider it for inclusion.