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Once an industrial centre for iron and coal-mining, Pontypridd has evolved into a popular tourist destination. This is largely due to its central location and beautiful surrounds on the banks of the River Taff. While Pontypridd has plenty to keep you busy, you’ll certainly want to rent a car here. It’s a drive from the nearest airport, but a hire car also means you can visit the first-rate attractions nearby.
Don’t waste time juggling luggage, hiking gear and bus or train timetables. If you reserve a rental car online, you can simply pick it up from a convenient location, such as Cardiff Airport and get straight on the road. Pontypridd is close to the A470 dual carriageway from Cardiff, as well as several other convenient routes.
Did you know that the Brecon Beacons National Park is one of only six designated Dark Sky Reserves on the planet? There is such little light pollution here that on a clear night you can see major constellations and even the Milky Way. Drive your rental car for about an hour north of Pontypridd via the A470, A4059 or B4558. Wrap up warm and pack your telescope, because you’re in for a rare astronomical treat in one of Wales’ quietest regions.
The stunning scenery close to Pontypridd will take your breath away. To make the most of this lovely part of the world, search online for a great deal and reserve a rental car with Expedia today.