Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 20
The Penstar Bunkhouse was converted from an old barn during the summer of 1996 by the Powell family who have had the farm since 1918.On a working farm the site provides access directly to the Brecon Beacons and to Brecon via the Taff Trail, a recently established long distance walk route. The Bunkhouse is a self-catering facility.
|Size||Sleeps up to 20, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff 65 km, Nearest railway: Merthyr Tydfil|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Dining seats for 20|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Accommodation is for 20 people including facilities for those with disabilities in 2, 6, and 12 birth rooms. There is a drying room and fully equipped kitchen with ample living space and under floor heating.
The Powys region
The Brecon Beacons National Park is a beautiful area with dramatic scenery, abundant wildlife and a fascinating past. It is a landscape of contrasts with wild open moorland and hidden waterfalls, windswept mountains and sheltered valleys, bustling mountains and isolated farmsteads. In this rural area farming dominates the landscape and Welsh cultural traditions are strong. This agricultural landscape is rich in wildlife habitats with a wonderful variety of plans and animals both common and internationally rare. There is a powerful sense of history in the legacy of ancient monuments and buildings telling the story of the people who have lived and worked here during the last five thousand years.
The designation of the Brecon Beacons as a National Park in 1957 recognised the outstanding qualities of the landscape.
Penstar is ideally located to accommodate groups requiring a wide range of activities without having to travel too far each day. Pen-Y-Fan (886m) and Corn Du (873m) are the highest summits in the National Park and are directly accessible from Penstar.
Craig Cerrig-gleisiad National Nature Reserve is easily reached by following the Taff Trail and is a good example of Old Red Sandstone escarpment. There are glacial features such as moraines and scree.
Brecon is easily reached by car or on foot via the Taff trail.
Climbing, pony trekking and caving are but a few of the outdoor activities available in the area.
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13 Jan 2015
"great location adequate facilities"
I was one of a group of lads aged 16-61 on a weekend away. We arrived late at night so were unable to see much until the morning, when I was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful surroundings. The bun… More
5 Dec 2011
"A good place - if only it had some comfortable seating"
The bunkhouse is clean, basic, warm and has a well equipped kitchen as well as good showers / washrooms. Be aware that the only seating available are hard benches - there is nowhere comfortable to sit… More
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