5 Star Self Catering Holiday Cottages
in the Heart of the Brecon Beacons

Activities

There is an endless list of things to do during your stay, some of the more popular are outlined below.

Within 15 minutes drive

National Park Visitor Centre 01874 623366
Tourist Information Centre 01874 622485
Dan-yr Ogof Showcaves 01639 730284
The Shire Horse Centre 01639 730284
Brecon Cathedral & Pilgrims Tea Room 01874 625222
Brecon & Monmouth Canal
Brecon & Cradoc Golf Clubs
Brecon Leisure Centre
Defynnog Old School Craft Centre and Tea Room
Craig-y-Nos Country Park 01639 730395
Crai Reservoir
Usk Reservoir

Within 1 hours drive

Ystradfellte Waterfalls
Hay-on-Wye 01497 820144
Llangorse Lake with rope centre and fishing
Carreg Cennan Castle 01558 822291
Llyn Brianne Reservoir
Elan Valley Visitor centre, Rhayader 01597 810898
Brecon Mountains Railway 01685 722988
Big Pit Blaenavon 01495 790311
City of Cardiff - Shop 'til you drop
Gower Coast
Tretower Court
National Botanical Gardens

Walking

The Brecon Beacons has many walks to offer and Bailea makes an ideal base to explore some of the best. These are a few that are popular with our guests:

http://www.naturalhighs.net/waterfalls/falls00/ystradfellte.html http://web.ukonline.co.uk/zamberlan/hist-geog/p-y-fan.htm http://www.brecon-beacons.com/usk-reservoir.htm

Cycling

There are many trails and routes in the Beacons for cyclists, with varying lengths and difficulty to suit you. Map and route packs are available for 5.99 from the Information Centres in and around the National Park.

Cycle Brecon Beacons Mountain Biking Brecon Beacons Pedal Power Bike Hire

Fishing

There is some great game fishing in the area and plenty of fishing spots whether you prefer game or coarse:

http://www.fishing-in-kite-country.co.uk/fishing/rusk.html http://www.fishing-in-kite-country.co.uk/fishing/uskres.html http://www.fishing-in-kite-country.co.uk/fishing/llangor.html

Horse Riding

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has been awarded the BHS Access Award for the National Park most active in opening up equestrian routes. A perfect riding resort with spectacular scenery, wealth of wildlife and some of the best riding in Europe. Close to excellent road & rail links, yet a world away from the bustle of urban life.

http://www.fishing-in-kite-country.co.uk/fishing/rusk.html http://www.fishing-in-kite-country.co.uk/fishing/uskres.html http://www.fishing-in-kite-country.co.uk/fishing/llangor.html

Other

There is a new Holistic Therapy center open in Sennybridge for massages and other treatments:

http://www.rhyannesretreat.co.uk

For more information, have a look at the Brecon Beacons National Park Online Guide Book:

www.brecon-beacons.com

 

Or you could try the Brecon Beacons National Park official site:

www.breconbeacons.org

Probably the best cottage we have stayed in - beautifully finished to a very high standard. Marjorie and Evan have put a lot of thought into the design and we lacked for nothing. A perfect location for walking.......

Hannah and Tony, London

We have stayed in a beautiful part of the country in the most excellent accommodation and our hosts, Marjorie and Evan, made us most welcome. We intend to return.

Dorothy, Frank and Keith, Southend-on-Sea

The return visit for us-in fact No. 6-we just love it here. Brecon Cathedral was wonderful on Remembrance Sunday. And also very good concert in Sennybridge. Stable Cottage five star is usual, Marjorie and Evan always the kindest of folk. We hope to return next year.

C & C November 2012

Thank you for the wonderful stay at the cottage. We loved the extra touches-cakes etc.. The cottage was by far more than we expected. The Jacuzzi was perfect for returning from long days out! We will be recommending and will return next year!

J & A April 2012/p>

Thank you, Marjorie and Evan, for the wonderful holiday accommodation provided by the Coach House. My Daughter chose the house for its charm, location and cleanliness. She wanted the best for her "Wedding home" and she had it here! She had many photographs taken (indoors unfortunately as the weather was not so good) and we had a party fun time getting ready for the wedding. After the wedding, my family enjoyed our restful time recovering and walking in the hills. Thank you.

R & S July 2012

What a lovely cottage-it certainly has the X factor. The attention to detail, decorations and comfort are excellent. There aren't many places where you can sit outside and hear nothing but the birds twittering and the occasional sheep baa-ing. We had a lovely time and the Jacuzzi bath was particularly good after a mountain bike ride. We still have plenty of places to visit if we come this way again.

Rosemary and John , Coventry

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