Nestled along the south Wales coastline, the Dramatic Heart of Wales – also known as Neath Port Talbot – is a landscape of striking contrasts that welcomes adventure seeking families, friends and solo travellers.
Where natural beauty meets industry and adventure meets idyll, the valleys, rivers and woodlands carve through the region offering renowned mountain bike routes, walking trails, waterfall hikes, surf spots, coast paths, and serene cultural escapes in country parks and heritage sites.
Perfect for those seeking an ‘off the beaten track’ experience, the Dramatic Heart of Wales is tucked between Cardiff to the east, Brecon to the north and Gower to the west. Under 2.5 hours from London, 1.5hrs from Bristol and 2.5hrs from Birmingham, the region is an outdoor adventurer’s natural playground.
The perfect base in these wild landscapes and just ten minutes away from the M4, Ty Hiraeth holiday cottage, perched in the hilltop community of Oakwood, Pontrhydyfen, is within walking distance to the 48-square-mile Afan Forest Park, where you’ll find top walks and mountain bike routes.
The house, which has an enclosed courtyard garden and secure bike storage, sleeps up to four people and up to three dogs. It has super-comfortable beds, crisp linens and everything you need for a truly relaxing break including a log burner, a well-stocked bookcase, superfast broadband and Sky TV.
The lucky winner of this competition will win two nights at 4* Ty Hiraeth, a dog-friendly holiday cottage in the stunning Afan Forest, which sleeps up to 4 people and 3 dogs.
To be in with the chance of winning this great prize, simply fill out the form below and good luck!