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Merthyr Tydfil

Are you ready to explore? Theres so much to do and enjoy in and around Merthyr Tydfil. Get a glimpse of our past, experience an adrenaline kick like no other, take in an exhibition or show, stride out on our trails or enjoy some quiet reflection you can do it all in Merthyr Tydfil.


Local Attractions

Staying at Gethin Lodge opens up a plethora of activities and things to do for all the family. Your stay with us will be an absolute delight as there are so many Places of Interest in and around Merthyr Tydfil.

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Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

If you are keen on the more extreme activities that Merthyr Tydfil has to offer you will find something to suit you! From mountain biking, cycling, kayaking, climbing, caving or parascending, there are many qualified activity providers in the area that will be able to introduce you to a new experience.

Brecon Beacons

This is a beautiful part of Wales, with traditional market towns, stunning landscapes, canal paths, castles and plenty of family attractions. The scenery here is both beautiful and diverse - rolling countryside and valleys, wide open spaces to the wild beauty of the waterfalls and caves.

Brecon Beacons



Wales has 311 miles of traffic-free rides, perfect for families with children. For lovers of quiet lanes, Gethin Lodge is a base for any activity break or holiday. And if you want to cycle long distance, theres that too.



There are many walks in the area, for those that are interested in a leisurely stroll and those that are more adventurous.

There are approximately 100km of public rights of way in Brecon, 23km of these lay within the Brecon Beacons National Park.

On our doorstep..

BikePark Wales is the UK’s first full scale mountain bike park in the heart of the South Wales valleys, built by riders for riders.  We believe in making mountain biking accessible to everyone from extreme to serene.

Being only 3 miles from Merthyr Tydfil, one of the most historically fascinating and beautiful regions of Wales is ideally placed between Brecon Beacons National Park and Cardiff the Welsh capital.

No matter whether you are interested in a gentle stroll around some of the tracks and trails or whether you are keen on the more extreme activities that Merthyr Tydfil has to offer you will find something to suit you!

Our cottage is ideally situated with excellent links to the mountain biking at BikePark Wales, Parascending at Gelligaer, fishing in the nearby lakes and participating in water sports on the many reservoirs…

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