Welcome to Dare Valley Country Park Hotel

Our Hotel

Set in 500 acres of beautiful woodlands, pasture and moorland mountainside and with two beautiful lakes, Dare Valley Country Park Hotel has plenty to offer for walkers, cyclists, groups and all those wishing to get away from the busy hubbub of city life.

Our purpose built accommodation, comprising of 15 rooms, each sleeping up to 4 guests (or 5 guests with a put up bed), is located beside the Park Visitor Centre and Café, and offers a great spot to suit any visit to the area. All rooms are en-suite and feature LCD TVs and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Our accommodation can sleep up to 75 people, there is a residents’ lounge for groups to socialise in and a large resident’s dining room. We also have 2 ground floor disabled access and dog friendly rooms.

If you are looking for a company team building exercise or conference, a base for a school or college trips or even just a relaxing weekend away with a group of friends or family, Dare Valley Country Park Hotel is the perfect venue.

The site is located within easy reach of The Brecon Beacons, the newly refurbished Rhondda Heritage Park and Pontypridd Lido. A short drive takes you to the Country’s capital city, Cardiff with its great shopping and attractions including the Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagan’s and Cardiff Castle.

Free car and coach parking is available on site and bus and train links are also available from Aberdare town centre to the Capital and other attractions.


The hotel offers simply furnished, clean accommodation for up to 75 people. This comprises of 2 first floor family rooms with a double and bunk beds (sleeps up to 5), 2 ground floor disabled access, family double and bunk bed rooms (sleeps up to 5) and the remaining  bunk beds rooms with the option of a 5th put up bed in each.

With the exception of the disabled access rooms all are situated on the first floor, accessible via stairs or lift and feature a balcony overlooking the main courtyard.

Each room has a functional en-suite shower room with an LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities included.

Rooms are available as standard on a room only basis (for schools, larger groups, corporates and events catering options are available)

Lounge – there is a comfortable space for groups over 10 people where you can relax and socialise which includes Wifi, large screen TV, DVD, games consuls and Bluetooth sound system.

Residents dining room – this is a comfortably furnished room that is for the exclusive use of residents and seats up to 50 guests in one sitting.

For smaller groups and individuals, Cwtch Cafe on site, (open from 8am – 5pm) and offers a range of home cooked catering.


Special offer! Why not enjoy a weekend mini break at Dare Valley Country Park. Only 20 mins from the stunning Brecon Beacons or 10 mins from an amazing Whiskey tour of the Penderyn Distillery.
A 2 night stay on 9th & 10th of March in one of our family or bunk rooms (sleep up to 5 people) Relax in our spacious and comfortable guest lounge and all for only £100 a room. (subject to availability) Book now via info@darevalley.com
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Our new Postcards are on the way! Why not pop in and get some to send greetings to your loved ones from Dare Valley?!
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We are currently looking for a campsite supervisor for the 2018 Summer Season (Apr-Sept) Caravan accommodation included in the Country Park. Would suit an individual or couple. If interested please send an introductory paragraph and a CV to info@darevalley.com Visit our website to see more info on the location www.darevalley.com 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Very excited that the Camping Season is nearly upon us! Camping at Dare Valley opens on April 1st (not an April fool promise) Caravanning is already open. so why not book now. www.darevalley.com/camping-caravanning/ ... See MoreSee Less

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From the swallows and house sparrows that nest in the courtyard to the peregrine falcons that hunt from the heights, Dare Valley is a bird watcher's paradise. You can watch the bird table from the visitor centre, spot the nest boxes in the wood or take your binoculars to the viewing platform. www.darevalley.com ... See MoreSee Less

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