Bwthyn Pen-y-Fan, which has been awarded a "4" star grading by Visit Wales, is a quaint stone terraced, self catering cottage, refurbished to a traditional style for the era in which it was built -housing miners and their families for the newly sunk Merthyr Vale Colliery in the late 1800's.
With spacious holiday cottage accommodation available for a family 5 or a maximum of 4 adults, Bwthyn Pen-y-Fan is an ideal location for walkers, cyclists or just for a relaxing break.
It is situated in the heart of the Merthyr Valley, which is steeped in cultural and industrial heritage, along with stunning scenery. The black coal tips now replaced with a "Velvet Green".
We are dog and child friendly, welcoming visitors that may enjoy: Walking, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Hang Gliding, Parascending, Ornithology, Rock-climbing (outside crags and an indoor climbing centre) Sailing, Canoeing, Windsurfing, Fishing on rivers, lakes and reservoirs. The Brecon Beacons too are on our doorstep.
The Accommodation is a traditional terraced, stone cottage,refurbished in a similar way for the era in which it was built, the late 1800's.
Eco- friendly, recycled furniture and fittings,Organic bed linen and towels.
The garden has recently been "refurbished" with help from the Rural Development Fund and Merthyr Tydfil Council, to encourage Birds, Bees and Butterflies and again recycled materials.
There is a new shed, lockable and suitable for storing a number of bikes,also washing facilities.
Welcoming mountain bikers and cyclists in general , and outdoor enthusiasts as a whole.
Free Wi-Fi / Free view tv.
A welcome pack on your arrival, for a good welsh welcome.