The Area

The Old Barn is set in the heart of the quiet rural village of Penmark, Nr Barry. From here you have access to Cardiff, the Brecon Beacons, the Heritage Coast, Cardiff Wales Airport and other areas of South Wales as well as a range of good pubs and restaurants, including one of the oldest pubs in Wales.

Cardiff Bay Water Sports

Cardiff Bay provides an excellent opportunity for water sports enthusiasts. You can try kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, or even sailing. There are several water sports centers and rental shops in the area to get you started.

Mountain Biking in BikePark Wales

Just a short drive from Cardiff, BikePark Wales in Merthyr Tydfil offers an adrenaline-pumping mountain biking experience. With a range of trails for all skill levels, this is a fantastic spot for riders looking for adventure.

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing at Boulders Indoor Climbing Centre: If you prefer climbing indoors, Boulders is one of the UK's largest climbing centers, offering various climbing walls to suit all levels of experience. They also provide courses for beginners and equipment rental.

Taff Trail Cycling

The Taff Trail is a 55-mile-long cycling and walking trail that follows the River Taff from Cardiff Bay to Brecon. It offers beautiful scenery and a mix of challenging and leisurely riding, making it perfect for cyclists of all levels.

White Water Rafting at Cardiff International White Water

Located in the heart of Cardiff, this center offers white water rafting and other water-based activities. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rafter, you can enjoy the thrill of navigating the rapids.

Tree Top Adventure at Go Ape in Margam Country Park

Just a short drive from Cardiff, Go Ape in Margam Country Park offers a tree-top adventure course where you can swing through the treetops, tackle obstacles, and enjoy breathtaking views from zip lines.