Destination guide

Travel to friendly Gilwern

The riverfront and mountains create a pretty picture of Gilwern. This welcoming and scenic city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Gilwern

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Gilwern a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • BikePark Wales (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Treharris Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Pen y Fan (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Brecon Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gilwern

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Gilwern. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Treharris Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Pen y Fan (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Wye Valley (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gilwern

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 32 mi (51.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Gilwern?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 218 house rentals near Gilwern. From 92 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gilwern for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Gilwern?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Gilwern. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Newport (XNE-Newport Train Station): 597 home rentals
  • Treforest Station: 460 home rentals
  • Tredegar House: 553 home rentals
  • Ebbw Vale Parkway: 613 home rentals
  • Bookends: 810 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gilwern listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gilwern?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 92 Houses in Gilwern. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gilwern include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 80 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 80 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gilwern?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation homes with pool available in Gilwern.