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Highlights in South-Wales
- Iconic national parks
- Incredible castles
- Picturesque river valleys
- Family fun
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Holiday rentals and lettings in South Wales
Are you thinking of going for a memorable holiday in the UK? Start by booking a holiday rental in South Wales. South Wales offers picturesque countryside holiday lettings with brisk air and surrounded by nature. Others have a beachfront and a clear view of the sea. Countryside homes have spacious compounds and gardens that suit families with children and pets. You can book upmarket holiday rentals in Swansea or go for beach houses in Cardiff. The houses with a generous view of the landscape from the large glass windows making guests feel like they are at a home away from home.Modern houses with a village feel
The holiday rentals in South Wales range from small rooms for two in upmarket areas and large countryside homes that can accommodate seven people. You can book large deluxe rooms with balconies, terraces, and hot tubs or modest countryside holiday lettings with all the amenities and a chance to disconnect from modern life. Country houses and chalets have traditional designs and are made of local materials such as stone and wood. Other country houses are tents with long curtains separating the spacious rooms. Most city properties are made of stone and glass and feature modern architecture and interior design.
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The area and getting around
South Wales is an expansive rural district that includes the port cities of Swansea and Cardiff City. It has a gorgeous landscape that includes valleys, hills and a pretty coastline. A tour of South Wales often starts with a stop at the Welsh capital of Cardiff where visitors enjoy treats including famous monuments such as the Cardiff Castle and the harbour. Among the sights to see in Cardiff include the Castell Coch and Caerphilly castles, the National History Museum, the Llandaff Cathedral, and the Cardiff market.From the coast to the parks
The Welsh coast is a sight to behold and the Glamorgan Heritage Coast stretching over 14 miles is a testament to this fact. It has a scenic cliff and shoreline that are a tourist magnet. Visitors can start on the east and walk west towards the Dunraven bay. Notable sites include the Cwm Col-huw beach and Nash Point with its magnificent structures including the lighthouse and ancient fortifications. Brecon Beacons Park is one of the most picturesque parks in Wales and boasts of a diverse landscape full of high mountain peaks with carved slopes full of lush vegetation. Visitors to the part marvel at its pristine beauty including large swathes of moorland with wild ponies grazing on the grass.
Travellers and activities
Visitors can hike the several peaks and hills in the Brecon Beacons Park. Along the way, they will encounter stunning waterfalls including the spectacular Henrhyd Falls which is the highest waterfall in Wales. Hikers can swim or enjoy a bath at the pool at the bottom of the falls. Those who wish to venture further can follow the trail to the Blaen-y-Gln fall a few kilometers away. Tourists can also join the Four Falls walk organised by local guides that covers all the major falls in the park.South Wales for families
Holidaymakers can book a family ride on the narrow gauge Brecon Mountain Railway. The train passes through the expansive Brecon Beacons National Park and is popular with both hikers and lovers of steam trains. Visitors can also pass by the impressive Cyfartha Castle Museum and Art Gallery which hosts art displays in the Old Town Hall. Families can also visit Rhondda Heritage Park that allows visitors to revisit the region's history including a ride down to the ancient mine shafts using an elevator. There is also a replica village depicting life in the area when it was a mining centre.
„The Brecon Beacons Park is the only site in Wales that is a designated International Dark Sky Reserve due to its incredible night sky!“
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If you are not done with feasting on nature, the Dan yr Ogof offers a different set of natural wonders. Located in the Tawe Valley, it boasts of limestone caves with magnificent structures and is accessible through underground passages.2. A picturesque castle
Carreg Cennen Castle is a photogenic sight worth uploading on Instagram. The hill offers spectacular views of River Cennen and iconic Brecon Beacons National Park.3. River Neath valley
As River Neath finds its way around the Bristol Channel, it carves a spectacular valley revealing igneous rocks and coal seams that triggered mining during the industrial revolution. Notable sights include the Aberdulais Falls and the Neath Castle.4. Tour the Wye Valley
The Wye Valley with Tintern Abbey at the centre looks surreal but it is an actual valley extending to England. The valley offers some of the most spectacular views in South Wales as the river gently flows through patches of forest and limestone gorges.5. The Big Pit
Visit the Big Pit for a chance to experience life in the industrial era. The park depicts Victorian industrial towns with coal mines and iron foundries including the remarkable Blaenavon's ironworks with the blast furnaces, hydraulic lifts, and foundries largely intact.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in South-Wales
How much do the holiday rentals in South-Wales cost on average?
COVID-19 has severely impacted the travel industry. Based on our 2020 data, South-Wales has an annual average price of £131.19 per night.
Which months allow you to save the most on holiday rentals?
If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to South-Wales, book to go there in March (£113.54 per night on average), January (£117.89), or February (£119.97) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in South-Wales?
Following the data observed in 2020, the cost per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of December (£148.19), August (£140.59), and November (£140.42).
Is it necessary to plan a trip to South-Wales well in advance?
So you don't run out of accommodation options in South-Wales, it is necessary to think ahead, as 72% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?
Holiday lettings in South-Wales reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 4.4%. The second most requested month is September, with 8%, and the third is July with 8.75%.
How many holiday lettings does Holidu have in South-Wales?
Our inventory contains around 4400 properties from 25 partners.