Brecon Beacons Cottage - 37920
About the home
Set in dramatic, stunning countryside and close to both the Brecon Beacons National Park and the stunning coastline of the Gower, this holiday cottage offers 5 star self-catering accommodation in the heart of South Wales. Whether it's for a long luxurious weekend or an energetic week of biking and walking, Bwthyn Glyn cottage is the perfect setting for your break.
Sit and enjoy dinner or drinks outside on a summary evening on the paved and lit terrace, relax with breakfast in the sunny living room, or curl up in the whirlpool bath with a book. Settled well away from the main road with no through traffic, the cottage offers a peaceful atmosphere, with only the occasional wild rabbit or woodpecker to disturb you.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Swansea Bay, 16km|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
- Bed linen and towels provided
- Cot and High Chair provided on request
- Oil Central Heating and Electricity included
- Wood-burning stove with complimentary basket of wood
Further details outdoors:
- Paved area to front, side and back. Large lawned garden to the front with mountain and valley views. Garden furniture - wooden table with six chairs.
The Powys / Brecon Beacons / Powys region
The property in an ideal location on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and close to the Black Mountains. Nestled in the upper Swansea valley (9 miles from M4, Junction 45), where the mountains are tempting for walking and cycling, and the glorious Gower coastline is also only a short drive away, with its sandy beaches, wonderful wildlife and surfing.
The South Wales region includes a wide range of variety and destinations. From Cardiff, the proud capital city of Wales to the countryside and amazing coastline of the Vale of Glamorgan and the Gower Peninsula. The region also includes Afan Forest Park and borders with Brecon Beacons National Park to the north.
The Ystradgynlais area
Bwthyn Glyn cottage is in an ideal location on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and close to the Black Mountain. Nestled in the upper Swansea valley (9 miles from M4 Junction 45), where the mountains are tempting for walking and cycling, and the glorious Gower coastline is also only a short drive away, with its sandy beaches, wonderful wildlife and surfing.
The views from Bwthyn Glyn have to be seen to be believed. From the grounds you can gaze across Rhiwfawr and Gwrhyd Mountain, Allt-y-Grug and The Black Mountain with excellent walking straight from the door and with lots to see and do. Easily accessible is The Swansea Valley, Ystradgynlais and The Neath Valley. The Palleg Golf Course is only three fields away, also nearby is The Tredegar Arms offering friendly service and local food.
Visit Craig-Y-Nos Country Park (7 miles), Cefn-Yr-Erw Primate Sanctuary (5 miles) or the Dan Yr Ogof caves (7 miles), or for a unique day out take a picnic to the spectacular waterfalls of the Vale of Neath (9 miles). If you prefer culture to outdoor life, visit Hay-on-Wye with its wealth of bookshops and famous festival, only around an hour away by car, or come for the International Jazz Festival nearby in Brecon every August. Porth-yr-Ogof waterfalls, Aberdulais Falls, Cwm Clydach RSPB Reserve, Aberglasney Gardens, Carreg Cennen Castle, Afan Forest Park and Dinefwr Park are all within easy reach. We're in a prime position to reach much of South Wales easily, and are always happy to recommend things to do and see.
If you don't want to venture far, take a short stroll down into the village of Cwmtwrch and visit one of our friendly local pubs, or take a break from cooking and have a meal. The world famous Touratech Motor Cycle Centre is less than 2 miles from the property making it an ideal base if you are thinking of a motor bike tour around the area.
How to get there
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Wales is easily reached from the London airports whether you travel by train, car or bus. If you rent a car, you can get from London to South Wales in only two to three hours. By train it’s even quicker, just two hours from London to Cardiff. If you prefer to travel by bus, National Express coach services travel direct to both South Wales and North Wales.
Activities near Ystradgynlais
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Period 1||2 Jun 13||12 Jul 13||£ 575||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 2||12 Jul 13||30 Aug 13||£ 775||-||-||1 Week|
|Period 3||30 Aug 13||28 Sep 13||£ 600||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 4||28 Sep 13||25 Oct 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 5||25 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 775||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 6||1 Nov 13||20 Dec 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 7||20 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 850||-||-||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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