See the sights of South Wales
Nelson has been attracting travellers for hundreds of years, starting off life as a coaching inn before expanding into a village to accommodate workers from the Nearby colliery. Within easy reach of Caerphilly and Cardiff, it's a great base for exploring South Wales. Local attractions include Llancaiach Fawr - a 16th century manor house which is now a living museum and rumoured to be one of the most haunted buildings in Wales. Visit if you dare.
Castles galore in Caerphilly
Caerphilly Castle is the largest in Wales, and the fortress is certainly an impressive sight. With parts dating back to the 13th century, it's in remarkably good condition today and has even been used in many films and TV series, including Doctor Who and Merlin. Nearby you'll also find the more modern Castell Coch which was constructed in Victorian times.
Explore Nearby Cardiff
The Welsh capital is just a 30 minute drive from Nelson and offers great shopping, world-class museums and lively nightlife. The National Museum Cardiff and Cardiff Castle are both in the city centre, while the sprawling Bute Park is perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Nelson? Travelodge Caerphilly hotel and Travelodge Merthyr Tydfil hotel are both within easy reach.