This incredible museum offers deep insight into Welsh life through the centuries with live activities and great regularly updated exhibitions. In St. Fagans, only a short journey from The Great House and Cardiff, it's the perfect way to spend a morning or afternoon learning about our country's fascinating way of life.
Immerse Yourself with Endless Things to Do in South Wales
Whilst we can provide a hand-picked list of things to do in South Wales, there's truly no limit to the number of fascinating towns, attractions and places of natural beauty ready for you to uncover. Nevertheless, here's just a handful of the incredible things you'll be able to experience when you make The Great House your home away from home.
There are many excellent courses to visit and we're always happy to organise rounds and tee times at local venues (competitions permitting) including The Royal Porthcawl in Rest Bay, Pyle & Kenfig in Waun-y-Mer, and Southerndown Golf Club in Ogmore-by-Sea.
If you require some serious retail therapy, then some shopping at McArthurGlen designer outlet village is the solution. With 80 designer and high street brand outlets only a quick trip away from the hotel, indulge yourself for the day.
For the adventure-seekers, there are plenty of opportunities within the local area for mountain biking. The region is lucky enough to have some of the UK's top rated trails with something suitable for every level of skill and fitness.
There's no better way to experience the magnificent Welsh outdoors than on horseback. Whether you're an experienced rider or simply someone looking to give it a go, ask our reception to book you a session.
For a fun-filled day out complete with everything from tree-top climbing to family events, Margam Park has it all. There's non-stop activities throughout the year plus 500 acres of breathtaking wilderness which are home to stunning wild deer.