Old Gate House is a detached home set in a village about 6 miles from Aberdare and 10 miles from Merthyr Tydfil.
Merthyr Tydfil has an array of leisure facilities with swimming, gymnasium, indoor sports hall for football, and spa facilities. There are also football and rugby clubs close by as well as youth clubs. Apart from sports there are other activities available; if you like shopping then Cardiff city centre is the place to visit (about 50 minutes by car) as it has a large range of shops to suit all. Other activities easily accessible are cycling, horse riding, fishing, golf, hill walks, bowling and the cinema.
Places to visit nearby include Aberdulais Falls, Wales Ape & Monkey Sanctuary, Garwnant Forest, Swansea Bay which has various sporting activities, and not forgetting the famous ‘Joes’ ice cream parlour. There is also Dare Valley Country Park located in Aberdare where you could scale new heights with the climbing wall, take your bike and cycle the many miles of trails or why not try out the fantastic new Combat Zone live laser experience along with other outdoor activities including camping.