Three self-catering cottages sleeping 2-9 guests independently in the heart of Carmarthenshire at the Western Edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Breathtaking views, miles of cycling and walking trails on the doorstep in the Crychan Forest, games room with pool/table tennis/games and a laundry room. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Welsh Borders are famous for stunning views, fantastic food and a rich history. Drovers Lodge, being just four miles from the beautiful book town of Hay-on-Wye, provides the ideal place to stay while exploring it all. Offa's Dyke Path, the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains are all nearby to offer endless opportunities for wonderful walks or bike rides, while the River Wye and Llangorse are great for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and sailing. The lodge has space for up to six guests and is perfect for couples, families and friends who will quickly discover that however long they stay, it will never be enough!
Red Kite Lodge is located a short four mile drive from the famous book town of Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh Borders and is a superb base for exploring the Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains and the Offa's Dyke Path. A popular choice with outdoor enthusiasts, you can enjoy fabulous walks and cycling; or for those who enjoy water sports, kayaking, fishing and canoeing on the River Wye and Llangorse. Sleeping six guests, Red Kite Lodge is perfect for a family holiday, friends who want a weekend of adventure and also couples.
The beautiful Brecon Beacons are calling so answer them with a stay at Tyn Y Coed. The 300-year old stone cottage is a fantastic mix of original features with contemporary conveniences and is perfect for families and friends who enjoy peace without feeling isolated. Sennybridge is less than two miles away, while Brecon, Tretower, Crickhowell and Abergavenny are all within easy reach. Walk to the top of Pen y Fan, beside the waterfalls in Ystradfellte, or through the underground world of Porth-yr-Ogof Caves and Dan-yr-Ogof Caves. With spacious gardens that feature an outdoor hot tub, there is nowhere nicer to relax.
With beautiful views of the Black mountains and Brecon Beacons, this holiday cottage is a perfect place to relax and unwind amongt stunning scenery. Ideal for outdoor lovers, there are plenty of activities to enjoy including walking, canoeing, cycling and coarse fishing (on-site), as well as bird watching and plenty of attractions for day trips out including nearby Brecon. Enjoy a taste of country life with a Farmstay. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
If you are searching for relaxation, rolling hills, wonderful fresh air and mountains then this spacious farmhouse is sure to please. Offering holiday accommodation for parties of sixteen, Trowley Farmhouse is ideal for friends and families looking to relax and explore the many delights of South Wales. Close to the Welsh village of Painscastle, within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye the farmhouse has stunning views over the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A comfortable holiday cottage on the edge of the Brecon Beacons, affording exceptional views over the national park and also the Black Mountains. Suitable for those with limited mobility and ideal for walkers, cyclists, twitchers, fishermen and those who simply want to relax! Just four miles from the market town of Brecon. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Cottage Two is located at Cefncoedbach Farm and offers the chance to enjoy a taste of country life. Sitting amongst glorious Mid Wales countryside with glorious views over the Brecon Beacons and Black mountains, this is an excellent choice for outdoor enthusiasts with plenty of opportunity for walking, cycling, nature and course fishing, as well as relaxation. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A delightful stone detached holiday cottage with a large garden and beautiful views nestling amongst the Brecon Beacons National Park. Within walking distance of Glangrwyney village (with pub!), close to the ancient market town of Crickhowell and within easy driving distance of Abergavenny and Blaenavon World Heritage Site. A great base for exploring, outdoor pursuits or simply relaxing amongst beautiful scenery.
Cosy, self-catering cottage in the lovely Herefordshire village of Dorstone in the 'Golden Valley' close to Hay-on-Wye. Private holiday home managed by the owners - no agency fees. Secluded south facing garden with secure bicycle store. Two minutes walk to excellent pub.
Perched at the top of Hergest Croft Gardens, this cabin for two sits just outside the pretty border town of Kington in Herefordshire - an idyllic rural setting, perfect for a peaceful retreat and excellent walking country. Within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye and the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Offering self-catering for those on a budget, Bluebell Loft sits on a working farm in the Welsh village of Llanspyddid, a mile from the market town of Brecon within the Brecon Beacons National Park. Sleeping four, the apartment lends itself equally well to couples as it does small families, and is a good choice for those who enjoy outdoor adventures. Spend your days out and about exploring with a comfy affordable base to return home to of an evening to cook, relax and recharge.
Just a mile from the market town of Brecon on a working farm, this cosy yet spacious farmhouse comfortably accommodates parties of two to ten guests. Sitting in the Brecon Beacons National Park in the small Welsh village of Llanspyddid, Meadow View is a good choice for those who like exploring with plenty of outdoor adventures to enjoy.
Explore the stunning landscape of the Brecon Beacons National Park from this historic cosy 17th Century Welsh holiday cottage for two to four guests. A lovely village setting, ideal for walkers, cyclists and wildlife enthusiasts, within a short stroll of the village pub. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Just four hundred metres from Caerphilly's stunning medieval castle, this modern self-catering holiday home provides an excellent base for exploring South Wales and is less than eight miles (a short drive or train ride) into Cardiff's vibrant city centre. Plenty to see and do and great for those who enjoy theatre, cinema, opera and night life. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
Bryn Bwthyn sleeps eight people in four bedrooms, with a flexible layout that makes it a fantastic property for larger families and groups of friends. Less than two miles from Hay-on-Wye, it sits on a private farm with stunning countryside views. Walking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing, climbing and horseriding are just a few of the activities in the area, while market towns like Hay, Brecon, Crickhowell and Abergavenny provide amazing food and great shops. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Your chance to escape the pressures of every day life in a stunning location. Llangain Farmhouse and Barn is full of character and enjoys a picturesque rural setting on the Wales/Herefordshire border just three miles from Hay-on-Wye. Close to the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park, you can enjoy fabulous walks, attractions or simply stay put and enjoy the spectacular views that span for some seventy miles! Tourist board rating: 3 Star
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
Located on a peaceful farming estate, surrounded by land and fantastic views, this beautifully presented holiday cottage provides a taste of country life and the feeling of being remote, with the benefits of being just ten minutes from the charming market town of Monmouth. Ross on Wye, Abergavenny, Usk and Chepstow are within driving distance, as are the cities of Cardiff and Bristol.
Enjoy fantastic views and a delightful rural location at Ann's Bungalow. The house (sleeps six guests in three bedrooms) has beautiful views of fields, Cefn Cyff mountain and Pen Y Fan, and is part of Wern-y-Marchog Farm. Set back from a quiet road, Ann's Bungalow is three miles from Brecon and perfect for families or groups of friends who want to enjoy the walking, cycling, food and history for which the Brecon Beacons National Park and this part of mid-Wales are famous. Whether you are walking behind a waterfall or in the footsteps of medieval Lords, the award-winning standard of accommodation at Ann's Bungalow will ensure you are well rested to enjoy every moment of it. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
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.