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Featuring mountain views, The Shed has accommodations with a terrace and an electric tea pot, around 25 miles from Cardiff University. This self-catered bed and breakfast has a garden, grill facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The bed and breakfast is equipped with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with garden views. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge.

Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a continental breakfast.

University of South Wales – Cardiff Campus is 26 miles from The Shed, while Motorpoint Arena Cardiff is 26 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Cardiff Airport, 37 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Your stay will include:
Free WiFi Flat-screen TV Terrace Sun deck Mountain view

The Shed has been welcoming guests since Oct 8, 2016

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose The Shed

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • This host will welcome you in English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi if I book the shed for 2 people does that still book out the whole room? or will other people potentially be booking into the other bed spaces?
    Hi, no The Shed would be solely for you. It’s not shared accommodation. Best wishes, Lynne
    Answered on October 13, 2021
  • hi there, 2 of us would like to book this for 1 night. so we still get the entire place to ourselves? a little confused!! thanks
    Hi, yes it would be entirely yours. Regards, Lynne
    Answered on March 12, 2022
  • Hi do you have safe parking, for three scooters? Regards andrew
    Hi Andrew, we have a driveway which is very safe as we live at the top of a hill 🤣
    Answered on January 18, 2022
  • Hi. Do you have a facility for storing mountain bikes overnight? Thanks
    Hi, yes, I have a locale wooden shed with a bike rack inside. Individual bike looks are not supplied. Kind regards, Lynne
    Answered on July 7, 2020
  • is there a safe place to park a motorbike? ps if raining will be car
    Hi, yes you can park on the drive which is right next to The Shed.
    Answered on May 25, 2021
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Hosted by Lynne Protheroe

Host Review Score

Lynne Protheroe
Welcome to 'The Shed'! Please note... this is not shared accomodation. This is a large room that has 2 sets of bunk beds and a sofa bed. All bedding, pillows and towels are provided. Comprising of a kitchen and separate bathroom with shower. Kettle, toaster and microwave provided. Help yourself to unlimited tea and coffee! Continental breakfast is included.
I am a family support worker and currently work part time but love meeting new people and look forward to making your stay a comfortable one.
My property is semi rural with stunning views of the Brecon Beacons and surrounding areas. Bike park Wales is within 2 miles, Pen y Fan is around 12 miles away and the Taf trail gives easy access to Cardiff and Brecon.
Languages spoken: Welsh,English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of The Shed
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Laundry
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
Languages Spoken
  • Welsh
  • English

House rules The Shed takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform The Shed of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Shed

  • The Shed is 1.4 miles from the center of Merthyr Tydfil.

  • The prices at The Shed may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The Shed is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Room options at The Shed include:

    • Chalet

  • Guests staying at The Shed can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Shed by:

    • Bus 55min

  • The Shed offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area