Set within Brecon Beacons National Park, the Winchfawr Lodge is 6 minutes’ drive from Merthyr Tydfil. It offers self-catering lodges with scenic views, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. The centre of Cardiff is 25 miles away. Lodges at the Winchfawr feature a fully fitted kitchen and a luxurious bathroom which benefits from complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. The lounge area features a flat-screen TV with a DVD player. The nearby historic town of Merthyr Tydfil features numerous restaurants, bars, and pubs. Local activities include rock climbing, trekking, and water sports on the reservoirs. The lodge has secure bike storage and a power wash cleaning facility for mountain bikes. Brecon Mountain Railway is an 11-minute drive from Winchfawr Lodge and offers steam rides across the beautiful wilderness. Merthyr Tydfil Railway Station provides good links to the capital, which is home to the National Museum, Cardiff Castle, and Cardiff Bay.