The Bear Hotel


Situated in the quaint market town of Cowbridge, this charming 3 star hotel dates back to the 12th Century.

Full of character, The Bear is renowned for its fine home cooked food, friendly atmosphere and good ale. The hotel boasts 33 tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms, several with delightful beamed ceilings or four-poster beds. All rooms have Freeview TV and free Wi-Fi internet access.

Enjoy a drink in the hotel’s flagstone Real Ale Bar, unwind in the luxurious Lounge Bar, perfect for morning coffee, light lunches and afternoon tea, and dine in the hotel’s unique stone vaulted a la carte restaurant. Cowbridge’s winding Roman wall, fabulous boutique shops and beautiful town houses are great for a post-lunch stroll.

The Bear Hotel’s enviable location, close to Brecon, the Welsh Valleys and the famous Heritage Coast, makes it an ideal base for visiting Wales’ numerous attractions such as the Museum of Welsh Life, Llanerch Vineyards, Castell Coch and Ogmore-by-Sea.

The Bear Hotel is steeped in history and is best known as the inn where they changed the horses on the mail run from Cardiff to Swansea.

Just 20 minutes away from Cardiff, Europe’s fastest growing city for art, culture, shopping and entertainment, the Bear provides a warm welcome and the very highest standard of service.