Pontypool is close to a range of colorful Cardiff’s more popular attractions. The Big Pit National Coal Museum and Isca Augusta are just two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Also worth checking out are the Celtic Manor Resort Golf Club and Newport Cathedral.
A number of Cardiff’s attractions are within driving distance of Pontypool, including Tredegar House in Newport. For history lovers, Cardiff’s bygone days can still be experienced at Caerphilly Castle.
To get active in nature, grab your golf bag and head to the St Mellons Golf Club.
Watch Cardiff favourites, the Llanwern A.F.C., battle their opponents in the nearby Newport Stadium, Newport. On weekends the stadium becomes a sea of blue, as soccer fans gather to get behind their beloved team.
At the end of a long day enjoying the charms of Pontypool, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Hilton Newport, the Hampton by Hilton Newport East, and the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport.