Afan Valley Cottages

Afan Valley Cottages have two properties set amidst the stunning scenery of the Afan Valley on the edge of the villages of Blaengwynfi and Cymmer, both surrounded by hills with spectacular views and within easy reach of the Afan Forest Cycle trails. There is plenty to do in the area particularly for those that enjoy the outdoors with the Afan Argoed Visitor Centre and the Glyncorrwg Mountain Biking Centre both just a couple of miles away.

Afan Valley Cottage, in Blaengwynfi, is at the end of a no through road with open countryside beyond. There are many paths leading into the hills and the Rhielffordd Cycle Trail connects Blaengwynfi to the Afan trails in the area known as Little Switzerland. It sleeps up to eight and is ideal as a family retreat. It is also perfect for mountain bikers, with its own secure lock up for eight bikes and outdoor bike cleaning facilities. The village has a mini-market, a Post Office, Chinese takeaway and, importantly, a good pub with excellent value good food within walking distance. All bed linen and towels are included, as is electricity and gas and the dinner table surface can be removed to reveal a pool table.

Afan Valley House, offers spacious accommodation for 12-14 in the village of Cymmer and provides easy access, via the low level Rhielffordd Cycle Trail, to the Afan trails starting at Afan Argoed and Glyncorrwg, (just over a mile away). It has been converted specifically for mountain bikers and walkers. The house is ideal for large parties with three showers, three toilets & dining places for 12. There is also a table football table. All bed linen and towels are included, as is electricity and gas. Cymmer has a village shop, a butcher, an excellent swimming pool, a takeaway and a decent pub (‘The Refresh’) that also does good food, all within a couple of minutes walk.