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Self Catering Holidays in the Brecon Beacons

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An awe-inspiring mountain range complimented by lush, green moorland sets the scene for one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in the UK. A vast outdoor playground, the Brecon Beacons has been a steady favourite among holidaymakers for its spectacular landscapes, rich history and wide variety of activities and attractions. A beautifully preserved National Park since 1957, and home to the highest mountain in South Wales, this stunning area provides entertainment to suit every taste. Read More

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Meadow View

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. 

From £795 to £1200 per week
Sleeps 10
(5 bedrooms)
51.943974, -3.439021
Bluebell Loft

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. 

From £250 to £495 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.943974, -3.439021

A comfortable holiday home offering budget accommodation that is clean and homely for up to eight guests. Located in the village of Llanspyddid within the Brecon Beacons National Park, Bluebell is perfect for groups of friends and family who want to getaway and enjoy the abundance of outdoor activities available in the area. Plenty of space for storing outdoor gear and just one mile from the market town of Brecon with a good range of amenities. 

From £600 to £995 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
51.844793, -3.117349
Chateau Cottage

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. 

From £300 to £470 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.949089, -3.629809
Coachingmans Cottage

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. 4 Star. 

From £330 to £470 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
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Cottage Two

Enjoy a taste of country life with a farm stay in Mid Wales. This comfy welcoming cottage enjoys fabulous views over the glorious Brecon Beacons National Park and Black mountains. An excellent choice for exploring and those who enjoy walking, cycling, nature and course fishing. 4 Star. 

From £295 to £450 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
52.069008, -3.000975
Granary Cottage

Cosy, self-catering cottage in pretty Herefordshire village of Dorstone in the 'Golden Valley' not far from 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. 

From £315 to £665 per week
Sleeps 4+1
(2 bedrooms)
52.202077, -3.052343
Haywood Cabin

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. 

From £300 to £400 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
51.987682, -3.432369
Cottage One

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. 4 Star. 

From £395 to £650 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
52.011038, -3.691535
Merlin Cottages

Three self-catering cottages sleeping 2-20 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. 4 Star. 

From £315 to £2400 per week
Sleeps 2-20
(11 bedrooms)
51.987682, -3.432369
Fairoaks Bungalow

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. 4 Star. 

From £375 to £650 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
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Trowley Farmhouse

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. 4 Star. 

From £595 to £2250 per week
Sleeps 14+2
(5 bedrooms)
52.068133, -2.986821
Llangain Farmhouse and Barn

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! 3 Star. 

From £610 to £810 per week
Sleeps 8+4
(5 bedrooms)
52.068133, -2.986821
Bullen's Bank Cottage

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). 3 Star. 

From £390 to £620 per week
Sleeps 6+2
(3 bedrooms)
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Castell Holiday Cottages - Gwynant

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. 3 Star. 

From £500 to £1000 per week
Sleeps 5
(2 bedrooms)
51.826679, -3.685086
Craig-y-Nos Castle Farmhouse

A beautiful 16th Century farmhouse that accommodates up to eight guests on a self catering or bed and breakfast basis. Located in twenty one acres of rolling coutryside that belong to the Craig-y-Nos Castle Estate. A superb base for exploring and enjoying everything the Brecon Beacons National Park has to offer. 

From £550 to £750 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
51.925148, -3.293652
Glaslyn House

Just five miles from the historic cathedral town of Brecon within Mid Wales, this spacious holiday home is an ideal place for large parties of up to twelve and has plenty of inside and outside space to relax amongst beautiful scenery - an ideal place to get away from it all with friends or family. 4 Star. 

From £800 to £1150 per week
Sleeps 12
(6 bedrooms)
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Holiday in the Brecon Beacons

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. 

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