Where to stay?
Here is a list of local campsites and B&B’s.
Cwmcarn Forest Campsite/Camping Pods
Tel: 01495 272001
Located on site, just a few hundred yards from the trails, this is the closest you’ll get! Bike wash and café on site. Get out of bed, go ride!
Check out this video, not sure who made it, but made me laugh......the camping pods are "absolutely faboolas"
Islwyn Scout Parc Campsite (5 mins from Cwmcarn)
Tel: 01495 237800 / 07814 557837
Islwyn Scout Parc is a campsite in the South Wales valleys, near Newbridge, capable of offering basic camping facilities for up to 200 people. We’re not just for Scouts!… Although affiliated and run by the Scout Association the Parc is open to a wide range of groups, societies and organisations who wish to camp in South Wales. Buildings onsite include the lodge (with conference room, kitchen and dormitories), toilet block & showers, and an activity centre with integral climbing wall. The lodge and activity centre can be hired separately, or along with the fields depending on your requirements.
Pen y Fan Campsite (10 mins from Cwmcarn)
Tel: 01495 226636
Pen y fan Caravan & Leisure Park is a 42 acre site situated in the heart of the beautiful South Wales eastern valleys. Surrounded by panoramic views and breathtaking green land. Numerous recognised country walks surround the park suitable for the experienced walker, dog walking or a leisurely stroll. An all round excellent base for your to explore the wonderful places that South Wales has to offer.
The Stables *RECOMMENDED
Tel: 01495 243888
Literally 10 minutes round the corner in Newbridge, these guy's have been recommended by a number of rider's. With a self contained apartment which sleeps up to 4 people, plus a separate house with 4 double rooms. You can keep your bikes inside too, which is nice. For more info, give them a call, with prices from £25.00 a night per person for bed and breakfast.
Safe Haven Lodges
Tel: 01495 271225
Traditional imported Finnish Log Cabins, beautifully constructed with quality furnishings in a spectacular valley setting with mountain and stream views. The log cabins are located in Wattsville only 7 or 8 minutes from Cwmcarn. Within easy reach of walking routes, the Brecon Beacons and many great attractions in South Wales. There are also countryside walks within the grounds for all the family. We are members of the Caerphilly Tourism Association. As well as individual parking areas there are also secure lock ups available for guest bringing their mountain bikes.
Tel: 07879 057367or 01495 272548
Ty-Nance is a biker and friendly self catering accommodation, situated just 100 mtrs from the Cwmcarn Forest Drive Cafe and Information Centre. Please visit our website for more info.
Tel: 01495 272420
Ride from here ! Modern spacious studio room with ensuite & beautiful mountain views, about 200 metres from Cwmcarn Forest drive entrance.. Sleeps 2/3 (4 on request) From £22.50 p.per.p nt. Own entrance to your accomm in grounds of detached cottage. Secure bike storage, Parking, Email for more details, pics and availability.
Tel: 07747 636377
A 5 bedroom house set in 2 acres of land adjacent to the Sirhowy Country Walk. Located 2 miles from Cwmcarn Forest Drive and very close to the canal path. The house is biker friendly offering plenty of storage and wash down facilities. We offer single and double room accommodation. Whilst the property is set in a quiet rural area, it is also located not far from Risca Town. We have internet access plus a private reception room with Sky TV for all guests.
Blackvein Caravan Accommodation
Tel: 01633 615668
Peaceful location on the banks of the Breacon and Monmouthshire Canal in Risca. On site tea room available for breakfast, snacks, and main meals. Arrangements can be made for out of hours dining if required. Short walk to the Darren pub and Restaurant. Excellent base for sporting and leisure activities throughout S.Wales. Train station close by providing access to Cardiff City Center Flexible arrival and departure times. Secure storage and lock up facilities
Westwood Villa Guest House
Tel: 01495 272650 / Mobile 07841 564627
Cwmcarn Holiday Let
Tel: 01495 271061 / Mobile 07925 380 517
Self Catered Accommodation. A two bedroom cottage in the village of Cwmcarn with a double room with king size bed, and a twin room with a "futon" bed for the occasional visitor. A secure garden and brick built shed is available to the rear of the property and all the ground floor is laminate flooring - bring your bike in if you need to, we understand it's important to you. Feel free to come and have a look before you stay, if we have no visitors we would be happy to show you around.
The Castle Inn
Tel: 01495 272877
The Castle Inn is located 50yds away from the entrance to Scenic Drive. It offers two rooms which sleep up to four people per room. There is shared bathroom facilities to a very high standard and we supply you with towels, soap etc. Also help yourself to our kitchen! Our car park on site which has a secure bike lockup with 24hr CCTV Cameras. Freshly prepared breakfast and lunches are also available. All from £25 per night.
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