Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Brecon Beacons have long been a popular destination for walkers and thrill seekers, as the rugged and beautiful scenery makes for excellent caving and canoeing as well as rambling.
The Ferryman's Cottage was fully restored in 2002 on the foundations of an 18th century ruin. Parking is in the lane traditionally measured to the width of two and a half cows. The cottage looks across the river to open fields and the old Vicarage.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Hereford 32 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details outdoors|
There is a private terrace garden on the bank of the river.
Due to the fact that there is a steep drop down to the river we regret that no children can stay at the cottage.
The Powys/Brecon Beacons region
The Brecon Beacons have long been a popular destination for walkers and thrill seekers, as the rugged and beautiful scenery makes for excellent caving and canoeing as well as rambling. Wales itself has a lot to explore but to start in and around the Brecon Beacons is a good start with excellent facilities for those out to relax or those looking for adventure. The Black Mountains are also close with good walking and biking.
The nearest town to Glasbury is Hay-on-Wye, about 3 miles away. Hay is famous for being the 'Town of Books' (37 second hand bookshops at the last count, including the world's largest), and for its annual star-studded Literary Festival each May half term. Brecon is a 10 minute drive, and has a leisure centre and a theatre Theatr Brycheiniog. It also has a cathedral, St. David's.Hereford is a 30 minute drive and is worth a visit to see the Cathedral with its Chained Library and Mappa Mundi Exhibition. You can also visit the Bulmers Cider Museum, and do a tour of the Bulmers factory.
Glasbury has a canoe centre with a café . It is also close to the Wye Valley walk.
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13 Oct 2014
"Peace and quiet"
Very peaceful place to stay..All necessary facilities provided..Lovely views of the river from the kitchen and patio. Good eating out places within 2miles. We were able to leave the car on the drive a… More
25 Jul 2014
"comfortable cosy cottage in good location"
comfortable cottage in good location for the area. lynda white [the owner] was very informative with regards to local walks and amenities . we especially liked the patioarea over looking the river and… More
14 Jul 2014
"Well equipped cottage in pleasant surroundings"
Well equipped cottage in pleasant riverside surroundings with easy access by car to Hay-on-Wye and also to good pubs and restaurants. In good weather we were able to eat and sit outside the cottage i… More
12 Jun 2013
"Lovely holiday cottage"
Really nice location on the river Wye.The cottage was a nice size for two people with everything we needed. It had a lovely private patio right on the river bank which was perfect for relaxing on in t… More
5 Jun 2013
"very relaxing stay"
Ferryman's Cottage is a beautifully situated property with a little patio which borders straigt on to the river Wye. It offers total seclusion and yet it is perfectly safe as it is in the grounds… More
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