The Butchers Arms

With beautiful views The Butchers Arms is perfectly situated in the pretty Village of Pontsticill, and is an ideal place to stay, if you are walking, or visiting the area in and around Merthyr Tydfil.
Number of Beds: 20

Price Guide: £22.00 per person per night, this includes your bedding, towel and shower.

Visit Wales Grading: 3 star hostel accommodation

Groups/Individuals: Groups and Individuals welcome

Good food and a friendly atmosphere will greet you in this popular pub. With a fully serviced bunkhouse offering full adult sized bunks fitted with fresh linen, no need for sleeping bags enabling you to travel light.

We have a drier for you to use if you have had a more energetic day or have been out in Wales' glorious liquid sunshine which we have from time to time.

If you're out and about on two wheels we also have a secured storage area for cycles.

We also have free WiFi so that you can use your laptop or smartphone to send back those pictures to your friends and family.

It's good to know that while you're enjoying the countryside you have a comfy base to return too with full serviced facilities, nothing like a nice hot shower at the end of the day. The bathroom is communal but, has a private dry changing space within each shower cubicle.

An extra £7.00 will provide you with a good breakfast consisting of a nice gammon with award winning pork and leek sausages, free range eggs, mushrooms, beans, tomatoes and black pudding served with toast and an unlimited amount of tea and coffee.

Heating/Cooking Facilities

All catering is provided - We serve pub grub throughout the day and has a lively atmosphere during the night.

What to bring

Everything is provided.

Nearest Public Transport

There are regular bus services from Merthyr.

Local Interests/Attractions

We are situated in the quiet village of Pontsticill close to the Brecon Mountain Railway but are only 3 miles from the busy Merthyr Tydfil town centre and if you want to go a little further we are only 25 miles from Cardiff. This is a popular area and is close to the reservoir which is a good site for watching birds.

Nearby attractions include:

Taff Trail – the long distance foot/cycle path from Brecon to Cardiff passes close by.
Brecon Beacons Visitor centre.
Rhydacar Leisure Centre.
Brecon Mountain Railway
Garwnant Forest Commission Visitor Centre

Useful Information

The Butchers Arms
Pontsticill Merthyr Tydfil Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UE Wales
phone: 01685 723 544 fax:

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