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Heol Giedd

from £54 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Very Good 4.5/5 

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Watch the herons and dippers catch their breakfast in the Tawe from the bedroom windows

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Although this 200 year old cottage was awarded 4 stars to sleep three people, extra sleeping is available by the use of a double futon in the sitting room. The futon would need to be folded back after use to enable the sitting room to be used. There is also a small fold out bed in the second bedroom that would accommodate a child. Bedding is provided to cover all sleeping arrangements. The property was totally renovated a few years ago an has been owned by the same family for at least 150 years. Heol Giedd is a stone built cottage on the edge of busy village of Ystradgynlais, a short distance away from Brecon National Park, with the River Tawe meandering outside the front door. The centrally heated property , is fully equipped with washing machine, dryer, full size cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, bedlinen, towels, cutlery , china, kitchen utensils to facilitate five people if required. It is ideally situated for walking the Brecon Beacons, exploring the caves or taking in the beautiful beaches of the Gower Peninsula. The village of Ystradgynlais has all you might need for a self catering holiday but neighbouring villages provide good pubs and eateries, takeaways, etc. Local shops within walking distance, can provide almost everything you might require including film showings, etc., in the Welfare Hall (look out for "What's on at the Welfare Hall" advertising banners) but larger supermarkets are a short drive away. There is a small private garden, ideal if the weather is good for sitting in the sun with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 14:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Swansea Bay 25 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff, Nearest railway: Neath or Swansea
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The Powys region

Ystradgynlais is a busy village on the edge of the Brecon National Park with the Beacons and good walking country a short distance away. Visit the Dan y Ogof Caves or Craig Y Nos castle with its lovely grounds or drive in the opposite direction to reach Swansea and the bustling Marina, with Mumbles and the stunning Gower Peninsula a bit further on. A drive across the Black Mountains, park the car and take a walk - sheep may be your only companions or maybe mountain ponies. Visit the majestic Carreg Cennen near Trapp, with its tea room and craft shop, or one of the several waterfall sites. There is always lots going on in The Welfare Hall in Ystradgynlais, the showing of the latest film, ballet or orchestra recitals beamed in from across the world. Of course everyone knows about the Brecon Jazz Festival and the bookshops in Hay on Wye - a nice day out.


Ystradgynlais is in the Swansea Valley and was once a busy mining town.

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Review 1-7 of 7

27 Dec 2014


"Lovely comfy cottage"

We Booked this cottage to be near our family for Christmas. Could not fault a thing, the details were exact to the information sent to us. A very lovely cottage within a 5 minute walk to the village o… More

Thank you Denise and Russell. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay over Christmas and hope that we might welcome you again at Heol Giedd. Happy New Year to you both.

Kind regards,

Wendy and John Morgan.

6 Nov 2014


"Lovely cottage"

A lovely cottage kept to a very high standard. Very clean and tidy with good facilities. Local shop close by. Waterfalls only a short drive away.… More

Thank you for your nice review, glad you liked the cottage and hope to welcome you again sometime.

Kind regards
Wendy and John Morgan.

14 Oct 2014



this was a beautiful cottege with a home from home feel. we stayed for 3 days and enjoyed every minute of it. the local shops were a 5 min walk away, river view just across the road and loads of walks… More

Thank you Helen for your kind review. It is much appreciated and we hope that you might visit again. Kind regards, Wendy Morgan

19 Sep 2014


"Very homely retreat"

We had a lovely 5 days in a very homely quiet cottage. The weather was wonderful, the neighbours very friendly and Wendy Morgan the owner, left so much useful information for us including the best res… More

Thank you Barry and Carmel for your kind review. Glad you had such a nice time and hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Wendy and John Morgan

2 Sep 2014


"Cosy cottage"

The cottage is cosy and well-equipped. We stayed as a couple with my mother in the single room. We spent three nights and two days: the first day exploring the Gower peninsula, the second in the south… More

Thank you for your kind review of Heol Giedd. Unfortunately part of your review stops mid sentence, so hope that there was not to much you found to be negative about. We hope that you will want to stay again. Kind regards, Wendy and John Morgan

23 Oct 2013


"Home from home"

We stayed here for the week of our wedding. Our wedding was at Craig Y Nos castle which is only 10 mins drive from the cottage. The close proximity to the castle meant that we were able to take all our wedding outfits up to the castle about half an hour before we could get into our rooms there. It meant a stress- free wedding day. The cottage is located on the edge of the village which has a good pub/inn/ restaurant at the bottom of the road and a selection of shops and banks etc. the cottage itself is very well equipped with everything you would possibly need. it was very clean and modern and felt really homely. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank you for your review, much appreciated. W

14 Aug 2013


"Beautiful and comfy cottage"

Very comfortable and clean in a peaceful place really enjoyed staying .
The housekeeper was there to give us the keys as promised.All very good

Hi Elsa, Have just noticed that you have kindly put a review online for the cottage, I am very grateful and glad that you liked staying there. Hope you will visit again. Many thanks Wendy Morgan.

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