Mountain View is located at Cefncoedbach Farm and offers the chance to enjoy a taste of country life. Sitting amongst glorious Mid-Wales countryside with fantastic views over the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, this is an excellent choice for outdoor enthusiasts with plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling, nature as well as relaxation. We are in the dark sky area for stargazing.
With beautiful views of the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons, this holiday cottage is a perfect place to relax and unwind amongst stunning scenery. Ideal for outdoor lovers, there are plenty of activities to enjoy including walking, canoeing, cycling as well as bird watching and lots of attractions for day trips out including nearby Brecon. Enjoy a taste of country life with a Farm Stay.
This charming Georgian holiday home is in Myddfai near Llandovery, on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark. Families or couples will sleep comfortably in the welcoming Grade II listed Llangoedmor House, accommodating six people in three bedrooms with a private courtyard garden. It's a fantastic place for a holiday with plenty of choices of walking and mountain bike trails, picturesque waterfalls, mountains and lakes that inspired many Welsh legends. Swansea, Brecon, Hay-on-Wye and numerous dog friendly beaches are all within reach for a day out. The owners offer a discounted rate for couples sharing one room.
Madog Barn started life as a farm building in the 18th-Century and is now a stylish Brecon Beacons holiday cottage sleeping four people in two bedrooms. The views are incredible, and you can walk straight out of the gate and onto a green lane leading to a bluebell wood. Brecon is only a few miles away, and there is huge scope for walking, mountain biking and climbing in a national park with Pen-y-Fan, the highest peak in Britain, closeby. Brecon Beacons attractions include castles, annual fairs and events like the Royal Welsh Show and Abergavenny Food Festival.
Relax in the beauty of the Welsh countryside in this big group holiday let in the Wye Valley. The Manor on the Monnow sits in two private acres of ground and fronts on to the River Wye at Monmouth, sleeping up to 24 people in 11 bedrooms. The centre of the historic town with its pubs, cafes and shops is a gentle 10-minute stroll, while the Wye Valley AONB, Forest of Dean and Brecon Beacons National Park are also close. The property manages to be both impressive and homely at the same time, and is ideal for groups of extended families and friends.
If you are the size of family who needs 40 acres and two buildings to fit everyone, then you'll love Orchard House. This beautiful big holiday let is in south Wales, close to the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley yet just 20 minutes from the Severn Bridge. It comfortably accommodates up to 24 people in 10 bedrooms, with multiple living areas indoors and a vast expanse of grounds that include woodland trails and an orchard. It is ideal for multi-generational family celebrations, milestone events and fun holidays with friends.
This Victorian beauty is ideal for large group self-catering in the Brecon Beacons. The 9-bedroom house sleeps up to 24 people with lots of space for socialising both indoors and outside. It's dog and family friendly and perfect for celebrating something special or catching up with family and friends. The location, within walking distance of Abergavenny train station and town centre, is perfect for a holiday as there are lots of ways to explore without needing a car. The Wye Valley, Forest of Dean, Hereford and Cardiff are all easy to reach, and there is an excellent calendar of fun events celebrating everything from the landscape to the food it produces.
So charming and comfortable is Coachingmans Cottage that after a few nights here, you may find it hard to tear yourself away. Located in the village of Trecastle, between Sennybridge and Brecon, there are stunning views virtually on the doorstep and a great country pub, the Castle Coaching Inn, just a short walk away. Spend your days climbing peaks, walking behind waterfalls, mountain biking, fishing or cruising on a canal, and your evenings enjoying the late summer sunshine in the garden or stretched out on the sofa in front of the cosy log burner in winter. There is space for four people in this two-bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage, making it ideal for couples, families and friends.
Plenty of space awaits your family and friends at Castle Farm. The beautiful Brecon Beacons self-catering property comprises The Farmhouse has 5+1 bedrooms sleeping 10-16 people and the Granary, which is an external double bedroom. The holiday home sits in its own valley close to Capel-y-ffin, a tiny hamlet 7 miles from Hay-on-Wye and 14 miles from Abergavenny. It has fantastic views and excellent opportunities for walking, mountain biking, cycling, horse riding, and other fun activities. Guests love the flexibility of accommodation which is suitable for everything from a family reunion to a relaxed Christmas with friends and wellness retreats.
This charming Victorian cottage is perfect for a romantic couples escape or a peaceful bolthole for a solo traveller who wants a convenient base from which to explore the Brecon Beacons National Park. The converted former carriage house is only three miles from Brecon with easy access to beautiful footpaths, bridleways and cycling paths - some of which are accessible from the door. A peaceful location with a spacious garden also makes this one-bedroom cottage ideal for lazy summer barbecues and stargazing.
A lovely self catering holiday cottage in a wonderfully rural location on the Herefordshire/Wales borders. Close to the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park, Bullen's Bank Cottage sits in an elevated position commanding breathtaking views extending for seventy miles! Perfect for those who want to escape away and relax in a tranquil country setting with lovely walks to enjoy as well as other outdoor activities and attractions (Hay-on-Wye is just three miles away). Tourist board rating: 3 Star
Elm Grove is a welcoming family holiday home within walking distance of a great pub and restaurant in Hirwaun on the southern border of the Brecon Beacons. It's close to Waterfall country, and there is a wide choice of footpaths and cycling routes within a small radius. It's excellent for a self-catering stay in all seasons. Head to the beautiful beaches of the Gower Peninsula, climb Pen y Fan or go shopping and sightseeing in Cardiff. The property sleeps four people in three bedrooms and has a secure enclosed garden and bike storage.
Granary Cottage offers spaceous cosy self-catering accommodation. Within a two minute walk from the excellent Pandy Inn and within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye and the Brecon Beacons National Park, the cottage sits in the 'Golden Valley' within the pretty village of Dorstone in Herefordshire. There is a secluded south facing garden, secure shed for bicycles and off-road parking.
This charming two-bedroom holiday cottage is in a fantastic location in Llandovery, close to the Brecon Beacons National Park and within easy reach of places like Carreg Cennen Castle and Brechfa Forest. It has recently been refurbished to a very high standard to sleep up to four people in two bedrooms and is perfect for couples, friends or families, including those with dogs. Shops, cafes, pubs and Llandovery's market square are all within a short walk of Silver Birch Cottage, and there are excellent footpaths and cycling routes to help visitors explore the wider Carmarthenshire area.
Enjoying a peaceful location with amazing views and fabulous dark skies, this charming and award-winning holiday cottage is set in 17 acres of private woodland and gardens. Situated near Llandovery in the stunning Cambrian Mountains, this gorgeous rural retreat is perfectly located to explore Wales’ much-loved countryside. Basel Cottage sleeps up to four people and it is perfect for couples, families and friends alike and two dogs are welcome free of charge. It is close to the Brecon Beacons National Park, Brechfa Forest, and Llyn y Fan Fach, and within easy reach of Waterfall Country, Brecon, and Swansea Bay. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
The Clock House is a lovely holiday cottage surrounded by parkland with beautiful views. It is part of the former stable block on the Tal-y-Coed Estate, which guests reach by driving down a tree-lined avenue. The two-bedroom cottage sleeps four people and is ideal for couples, friends, or families. It's close to Monmouth, Abergavenny and Raglan, and just half a mile from Offa's Dyke Path. The Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains and Wye Valley are all within easy reach, and the cottage is only an hour from Bristol and Cardiff. It's also very close to Abergavenny should you be looking to book something for the Food Festival in September
Cae'r Beili is a proper rural retreat. Tucked away at the end of a lane with no neighbours or passing traffic, the award-winning barn conversion sleeps six people in three bedrooms and boasts fantastic views. It's great for couples, families and friends who love the self-catering amenities in the bespoke kitchen, comfortable features to keep it cosy in all seasons, and fantastic views. The cottage is in the Cambrian Mountains, five miles from Llandovery and close to the Brecon Beacons National Park. It's an excellent choice for a walking or cycling holiday.
Full of charm and character, this welcoming self-catering lodge sits in the Black and White village of Eardisley amongst Herefordshire's glorious rolling countryside with a choice of two pubs a short walk away. Hay-on-Wye is within easy reach, as is the Brecon Beacons National Park and the area offers wonderful walks, cycling and plenty of peace and tranquility for a relaxing holiday. A good choice for walkers, cyclists and arty types with a creative garden studio.
A welcoming holiday cottage just for two offering the perfect mix of character features and modern conveniences located next to the village inn in the lovely Herefordshire village of Eardisley close to the Brecon Beacons. Near the Welsh border and within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye. A peaceful setting for a relaxing break with plenty of attractions for day trips out and a beautiful garden with glorious views (and a creative studio for arty types) for lazy days.
Plenty of space awaits your family and friends at Castle Farm. The beautiful Brecon Beacons self-catering property comprises The Farmhouse with 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 16 people with one bedroom being accessed from a courtyard and the next door Cottage which has 3 bedrooms, sleeping an additional 12. The holiday home sits in its own valley close to Capel-y-ffin, a tiny hamlet seven miles from Hay-on-Wye and 14 miles from Abergavenny. It has fantastic views and excellent opportunities for walking, mountain biking, cycling, horse riding, and other fun activities. Guests love the flexibility of accommodation which is suitable for everything from a family reunion to a relaxed Christmas with friends and wellness retreats.
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Proudly showcasing the highest mountain in South Wales – Pen Y Fan, which stands at 2907 feet, the Brecon Beacons is a superb area for walking, hiking and cycling fans. Choose from countless routes, including the famous Taff Trail – a long-distance favourite among cycling enthusiasts. There are plenty of gentler options for recreation too. Take beautiful walks or horse rides through valleys dotted with iconic Welsh mountain ponies and sheep, past glistening lakes and remote reservoirs, or even pub-to-pub for the truly leisurely option! The waterfalls are a must-see, such as the impressive 90 foot Henrhyd Waterfall on the Southern Edge of the National Park and Ystradfellte in the Fforest Fawr area.
After exploring the vast open spaces of the Brecon Beacons National Park, you can move on to some more enclosed ones in the many fascinating cave systems - the perfect thing to do on a rainy day! The area boasts some of the most extensive and important cave systems in Europe. The National Showcaves Centre for Wales is well worth a visit and a big hit for kids, with guided tours of some of the best-known caves.
The area dates back to Neolithic times and has remnants from the Iron and Bronze Ages, such as the fascinating burial Cairns to the West of the Park. There are plenty of historical buildings to visit, such as the former fortress that is Abergavenny Castle. Railway enthusiasts will also find themselves in their element with some of the most scenic steam train routes in Wales, such as the Brecon Mountain Railway in Merthyr Tydfil.
The Brecon Beacons is an extremely popular UK holiday spot and a top destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities - after one visit, it is easy to see why. For more information see our guide on things to do in the Brecon Beacons.