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7 Nights See prices

  • £1920  to  £4450

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Short Breaks From

  • £512 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £1600 p/night
    Peak season
    (2 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    6 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Hot Tub

About Castle Farm

Castle Farm is in what is arguably one of the finest locations in the entire Brecon Beacons. The self-catering holiday cottage sits amongst 40 acres of private farmland in Capel-y-ffin with no passing traffic to disturb your peace and no light pollution to dim the brilliance of the night sky. This is a place for relaxing - somewhere you can put aside all the boring and stressful minutiae of your day-to-day life and enjoy great food and sensational views with people you love spending time with. The farmhouse sleeps ten people in five bedrooms and is perfect for families or groups of friends. Adding a barn extension, a traditional cottage, and a comfortable bunkhouse increases accommodation to 30 people. The group accommodation is ideal if you host a reunion, celebration, company team-building event, or wellness retreat.

Capel-y-ffin is a tiny hamlet in the Black Mountains. It is remote yet far from inaccessible, being barely three hours from London and only seven miles from Hay-on-Wye, where you'll find a small supermarket and an excellent array of independent shops. More options are in Abergavenny, 14 miles south, with a choice of supermarkets, a fantastic family-run butcher, and a busy thrice-weekly market. Castle Farm sits beside the River Honddu, and guests have direct access to the water for swimming and skimming stones. The name "Capel-y-ffin" means chapel on the border, referring to the Church of St Mary, which dates back to 1762 and seats 20 people. If you're searching for a peaceful place to contemplate and reflect, this humble chapel is it. The simplicity pales compared to nearby Llantony Priory, sacked by Owain Glyndwr in the 1400s before suffering the fate of many of the nation's medieval monasteries and abbeys in Henry VIII's Reformation. It's a gorgeous destination for a walk. Pack a picnic or enjoy a pie and a pint in the pub that occupies part of the original 12th Century building.

The Brecon Beacons are a fanatic mix of mountains, meadows, rivers and castles linking rural villages and thriving towns. The weather can be inclement - this is Wales - but it only adds to the landscape's incredible depth of colour. Whether wandering through the valley to Twmpa, along the Gospel Pass to Lord Hereford's Knob or tackling a challenging stretch of Offa's Dyke and Hay Bluff, the divine beauty of the views will leave you lost for words. Mountain biking and horse riding are popular year-round, with a wealth of trails, bridleways, and local guides to help you explore. You can go canoeing, gorge walking, and fishing if you don't mind a little water. Golf, clay shooting, and road cycling are other ways to experience the scenery while having fun.

Although there are additional accommodation at Castle Farm, you will have the place all to yourself as this cannot be rented by anyone else. The Cottage and Granary are only ever rented as an addition to the Farmhouse. Please see the owner's website for more information.

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Owner details:

James joined Independent Cottages in November 2022

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Family Activity
  • Off Grid / Remote

Location (The Brecon Beacons)

Accommodation Comprises:

The central accommodation at Castle Farm is the spacious farmhouse. The Cottage and Granary can be added to increase the number of bed spaces to 29


  • Huge open plan kitchen/diner with lots of cupboards stocked with cooking equipment, crockery, glassware and all the other bits for cooking and serving meals for up to 26 people
  • No farmhouse is complete without an Aga. Tesco and Waitrose deliver groceries to the Castle Farm, making your stay even more relaxed and stress-free.
  • Relive the fun of your day and plan your next adventure as you sit around the antique oak refectory table in the breakfast room or dine at the more formal table in the separate dining room, which has the welcome of an open fire.
  • Original oak beams and a stone fireplace make the living room wonderfully comfortable and cosy. Light the fire and settle back on the sofa with a glass of wine or regional whisky from the Penderyn distillery.
  • There are 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on the ground floor, offering a choice of a shower or a bath.


  • 3 double bedrooms of varying sizes. Everyone has fantastic features unique to the age of the house, beds made up of soft bedding and linen, and storage.

Outside: Guests can enjoy the extensive grounds where there are places to sit, play and park.

The Granary is a further external bedroom across a small courtyard.

The Cottage can be added as extra accommodation and is a 10 meter walk next door. There are two family rooms upstairs (one double and one single) plus a bathroom. Downstairs there is a family/dorm room, a kitchen and a bathroom.

Additional Information: Utilities and bed linen are included with the hire of Castle Farm. Towels, wood for fires and the hot tub can be provided for an additional cost. Well-behaved dogs are allowed - guests must bring dog bedding and ensure they do not go upstairs. Smoking is not permitted. Pricing list is only for the farmhouse. Other prices are on the owner's website. Short breaks are possible.

Castle Farm Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 24th May 2024 - Thu, 30th May 2024
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £3,400 | 3 nights: £3,800 | 4 nights: £4,200 | 5 nights: £4,400 | 6 nights: £4,600

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 31st May 2024 - Thu, 4th Jul 2024
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £2,650 | 3 nights: £3,050 | 4 nights: £3,100 | 5 nights: £3,100 | 6 nights: £3,180

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 5th Jul 2024 - Thu, 5th Sep 2024
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £3,050 | 3 nights: £3,450 | 4 nights: £3,800 | 5 nights: £4,000 | 6 nights: £4,200

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 6th Sep 2024 - Thu, 17th Oct 2024
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £2,650 | 3 nights: £3,050 | 4 nights: £3,400 | 5 nights: £3,600 | 6 nights: £3,800

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 18th Oct 2024 - Thu, 31st Oct 2024
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £2,950 | 3 nights: £3,350 | 4 nights: £3,600 | 5 nights: £3,800 | 6 nights: £4,000

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 1st Nov 2024 - Thu, 19th Dec 2024
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £2,650 | 3 nights: £3,050 | 4 nights: £3,100 | 5 nights: £3,100 | 6 nights: £3,100

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 20th Dec 2024 - Thu, 2nd Jan 2025
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £4,800 | 4 nights: £4,800 - £4,900 | 5 nights: £4,900 - £5,000 | 6 nights: £5,000

7 Nights

3 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 16 in 6 bedrooms (5 Double, 1 Family/Dorm Rooms)
3 or more dogs welcome
Wheelchair accessible, but check requirements with owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7973 837820 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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