Holiday accommodation in Ystradgynlais
For a romantic escape or group getaway to explore the beauty of the southern Brecon Beacons, browse our Ystradgynlais holiday cottages. This small town has a rich industrial heritage of mining and ironworks, and a picturesque position by the River Tawe. Spend a leisurely afternoon weaving your way through the arches of the former Ynyscedwyn Ironworks, pausing to marvel at the towering chimney, then enjoying a picnic in the park. All the amenities and facilities you need for an easy stay you’ll find in the town, with a range of shops for supplies and essentials, plus a selection of family-friendly places for a bite to eat.
From your Ystradgynlais accommodation, the Brecon Beacons and the Swansea Valley are yours to explore. Ystradgynlais is on the cusp of the Brecon Beacons National Park southern border, and therefore a fantastic town base for walkers looking to step onto one of the national park’s many trails. It’s also surrounded by popular attractions, with something for all interests and ages. Natural beauty spots include Henryhd Falls (5 miles), South Wales’ highest waterfall, as well as the National Showcaves Centre for Wales which is just 6.5 miles away and an exciting experience for adults and children alike. Families will love a visit to the Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary (4 miles), where budding zookeepers can even follow a keeper for a day. Swansea city centre is a 15-mile drive. Search for your ideal Ystradgynlais cottage in our collection.