The Small sleepy Hamlet of Llanilid, lies on the edge of Rondda Cynon Taff and borders the two neighboring counties of the Vale of Glamorgan and Bridgend.
The Area is steeped in history, boasting a Norman 11th century Motte and Bailey castle mound, a Norman Church (which is said to be built on earlier foundations and still holds services twice a month) A Roman military camp (Gadlys) and a 16th century Old Rectory (the owners property) which is in a picturesque setting, backed by ancient woodlands and surrounded by leafy lanes which are ideal for Walkers and cyclists, with close proximity to Llanilid Film studios.
The `Old Mill` a Harvester pub /Restaurant with all day menus is a short 5 minute Walk along with Dexters Farm and `Tea Rooms` (seasonal) which is next door.
Follow the ancient church footpath, complete with “coffin style”.to St Mary’s Golf Hotel which can be reached in 10 minutes with an impressive 18 hole golf course and the new craze for `Foot Golf` can be enjoyed. Excellent food menus offering breakfast, lunch, bar meals as well as Sunday lunch.
The village of Pencoed is a 15 minute walk away (or 5 minuet by car) which offers all the local amenities of shops, pubs, restaurants, take away`s, banks post offices, doctors as well as swimming pool and leisure facilities, train station, taxi companies and bus stops.