For leisure visitors who are looking for hotels in Torfaen, there is a lot to offer. Torfaen in Wales provides for an excellent selection of hotels.
Good luck with your search and enjoy your stay.
There are many charming and diverse bed and breakfasts and hotels to stay at in the area. Aswell as peaceful farm cottages in a county which has superb views, rolling hillside and tranquil settings. Bordering Newport and the counties of Monmouthshire, Caerphilly and county of Blaenau Gwent, the north of the borough has many areas of hillside and countryside. These make for fantastic walking, especially the cycling and walking routes throughout the Blaenavon area with its World Heritage Site, on edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, and many other attractions.
Cwmbran is a new town established in 1949 situated east of the Usk valley surrounded by hills to its northern and western edges which reach to over 1000 feet. Cwmbran Shopping Centre has been extended and refurbished several times over the last 30 years to house a cinema, bus station and supermarkets.
Abersychan is the birthplace of the politician Roy Jenkins. Situated in the Afon Lwyd valley and was a thriving industrial centre for iron production in the early 20th century.
Pontypool is situated on the Afon Lwyd river and home to Pontypool RFC which was founded in the 1870's. The town centre has been redeveloped and improved over the last decade. Pontypool is also home to Wales oldest and longest artificial Ski slope.
Blaenavon is situated in a remote location in the Blaenavon mountains. This World Heritage Site has many attractions including the Blaenavon Ironworks, the Big Pit National Coal Museum and the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway which is popular with tourists while in Torfaen. The town is home to the Blaenavon Male Voice Choir and is twinned with Coutras in France. At the World Heritage Centre you can browse the displays and videos to discover the history of the area.
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