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Abereithrin Cottage

Brecon - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

Cosy pet friendly cottage for 4 surrounded by stunning landscape in the Brecon Beacons. Waterfalls, castles, walks and plenty of family attractions, including Dan yr Ogof caves
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 3 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Open fire or woodburner
37318
£324 - £628 per week *

Description

Cosy Abereithrin holiday cottage, Brecon Beacons is located in a beautiful part of Wales, between the traditional market towns of Brecon and Llandovery (both 12 miles) and surrounded by stunning landscape, waterfalls, caves, canal paths, castles and plenty of family attractions, including Dan yr Ogof caves, Fforest Fawr Geopark and Llangorse Multi Activity Centre. The cottage offers dog friendly holidays in a peaceful rural hamlet which includes a traditional country pub.

Ground Floor

Comfortable, cosy living room with traditional character features. Log wood burner set in stone fireplace. 3 seater leather sofa, 2 armchairs and side tables. Quarry tiled floor, some exposed stone walls and oak beams and open oak stairs leading to bedrooms. Television with freesat, DVD player and music centre (radio, CD and tape player). Double glazed front door leading to the garden.

Oak fitted kitchen with 4 burner gas hob, low level oven and grill. Microwave oven, toaster, kettle, worktop deep freezer,  crockery, cutlery, glasses and cooking utensils, iron and ironing board. Dining table with four chairs. Quarry tiled floor and radiator. Exposed stone walls and oak beams.

The bathroom has bath, also containing an overhead electric shower, hand basin and toilet. Fully tiled with mirror and shaver point. Radiator and heated towel rail.

Upstairs

Bedroom 1: Double bed, chest of drawers, bedside table with light, mirror, clothes hanging space and hairdryer. Double glazed window with front view and velux skylight with blackout blind to rear. Oak floor, exposed beams and bespoke handmade oak door.

Bedroom 2: Double bed, full length mirror, and clothes hanging space. Double glazed window with front outlook and velux skylight with blackout blind. Oak floor, exposed beams, handmade oak door.

Garden

Seating area in front of the cottage, large flat lawn to rear and additional lawned area over looking confluence of two small rivers (Cilieni and Eithrin) across the road. The garden is shared with the owner's house next door. Barbecue, large picnic table and reclining chairs available. Children can play on the lawn or in the field behind the property. *Please note that the lawn area is open to the river so young children and/or pets will need to be supervised.

Additional Information

WiFi is available

Bed linen, hand and bath towels and hairdryer included

High chair, travel cot and cot bedding available on request

Central heating and electricity included. Logs provided for the wood burner

Milk, tea and coffee to welcome you on arrival

Board games provided

Private, off road parking

The cottage offers dog and cat friendly holidays for a small fee of £20 per pet. Maximum of 3 pets.

No smoking allowed in the cottage

This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.

 

Features

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Double beds
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 3 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Friday changeover
  • 45 Miles from a beach
  • 0.5 Mile from a pub
  • 3 Miles from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • No freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • No washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Lovely Cottage with very helpful and friendly owners.
e hired an electric day boat on the Brecon canal. Enjoyed visits to the Big Pit and Caves and enjoyed driving the Mountain road for great views.Family from Newport - 14th August 2032
Fabulous friendly welcome. Well equipped kitchen especially all the basic essentials such as cooking oil etc. Lovely relaxing place.K Read - 9th June 2018
Beautiful cosy cottage. Location was amazing.Mrs Sharon Jones - 5th June 2018
Great place for a peaceful get away!Matt Daly - 15th April 2018
Lovely cottage with everything you could want for a short stay.Mrs Susan Aherne - 12th April 2018
Beautiful property with fantastic owners.Sarah from Cardiff - 2nd April 2018
Very welcoming, our hosts were fantastic nothing was too much trouble, would recommend cottage to anyone. We enjoyed visiting the waterfalls and walking the contryside and canal. The local pub had really great food too, we ate there most evenings. We were very happy with everything and would go back again and book with Best of WalesFriends from Devon - 25th July 2017
Helpful and friendly hosts, a well equipped, comfortable cottage in a quiet rural setting but in easy reach of walks etc. Excellent pub in locality, The Shoemakers. Good food, good beer, locals very friendly good atmosphere.Guests from Liss - 28th June 2017
A fantastic break away from everyday life. Excellent walking, Llandovery was lovely as was Brecon. Beautiful walks around reservoirs.Family from Oxon - 31st May 2017
A chance to show my partner an area I`ve visited for over 30 years. Walking, chilling out and good food-just lovely!
Go visit the canal at Talybont on Usk and drop in for a pint at the Star there. Local waterfalls are lovely too.Alan from Bristol - 1st April 2017

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Things to see

Walking in Llandovery

The Crychan and Halfway Forest (Red Kite country) is set in beautiful countryside nestling between the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian Mountains. There are miles of paths and trails that take you through tranquil grassy gorges, along old drover's routes and past cascading waterfalls, taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains of Mid Wales.

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Llandovery

Llandovery is a traditional Welsh market town in the Upper Towy (Twyi) valley, bounded by three rivers. Its name means 'church amidst the waters'. It has a historical heritage dating back to Roman times, was an important drovers’ town and it has ruins of a Norman castle and also churches and some fine Georgian houses. The striking statue of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Fychan, a supporter of Owain Glyn...

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Fishing in Llandovery

The river Towy is famous for its salmon and sea-trout fishing. There is a wealth of wildlife in the area, including the occasional red-kite. Llandovery Angling Assciation has many miles of rights along the river, day permits available.

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Cycling in Llandovery

The relatively flat Tywi Valley soon starts to buckle and burst into life as the Brecon Beacons make their presence felt, east of Llandeilo and towards Llandovery. As the valley skirts the western side of the Brecon Beacons and then snakes its way lazily towards Carmarthen, you can follow the path of the river from Llandeilo and you’re gifted with views that are normally reserved for Arthurian l...

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Forest Fawr Geopark, Brecon Beacons

The Fforest Fawr Geopark area incorporates some of the most stunning natural and man-made attractions in Wales, including the breathtaking Carreg Cennen Castle, The National Showcaves Centre for Wales, Craig-y-nos Country Park, the wilderness area of the Black Mountain, Pen y Fan (the highest mountain in southern Britain), The Brecon Mountain Railway and the National Park’s reservoirs, rivers an...

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Brecon Beacons National Park

The Uplands of South and Mid Wales, a high country consisting of gently rolling moors, forests, plateaus, farmland, rivers and streams is known as Brecon Beacons. The National Park, lying within the southern uplands, is 519 square miles (1344 sq. km) in size and stretches 40 miles (65km) from east to west. There are four mountain ranges within the park. Near the border with England are the Black M...

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Brecon Beacons National Park

The Uplands of South and Mid Wales, a high country consisting of gently rolling moors, forests, plateaus, farmland, rivers and streams is known as Brecon Beacons. The National Park, lying within the southern uplands, is 519 square miles (1344 sq. km) in size and stretches 40 miles (65km) from east to west. There are four mountain ranges within the park. Near the border with England are the Black M...

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Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus

The "Mountain Centre" is located 5 miles south west of Brecon and some 15 miles north of Merthyr Tydfil, run by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. It is consistently the most popular visitor attraction in the National Park.

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Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Theatr Brycheiniog has established itself as one of the leading middle scale venues in Wales, presenting an extensive and diverse programme. It provides a theatre auditorium, art gallery, conference venue, restaurant with local Welsh cuisine, a bar, and community spaces. It also offers excellent views of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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World Bog Snorkelling Championship, Llanwrtyd Wells

Hundreds of participants from around the world and plenty of spectators gather in Llanwrtyd Wells for the World Bog Snorkelling Championship, held at the end of August every year.

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Y Gaer, Aberyscir, Brecon

The earliest fort was built about AD 75 with defensive banks of clay which rested upon a cobbled surface. A wooden palisade would have protected the defenders. The buildings inside, one of which may have been stabling, were also constructed in wood. At this time the troops at Y Gaer included Vettonian cavalry from Spain. The fort was rebuilt in stone during the second half of 2nd century AD by the...

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The Cambrian Woollen Mill, Llanwrtyd Wells

The Cambrian Woollen Mill boasts a state of the art exposition which takes visitors through 700 years of weaving history in "The Wonderful World of Welsh Wool, tea and gift shop and crafts studio. 

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St Gastyn's Church Llangasty Talyllyn

Situated on the beautiful shores of Llangorse Lake on the site of an ancient Celtic church founded by St Gastyn in AD450. The church was rebuilt in 1848 to 1851.

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Brecon Cathedral

Brecon Cathedral is set within the only walled cathedral close in Wales and is regarded as one of the country’s finest buildings. Inside the Cathedral is a rare and beautiful Celtic font. The Havard Chapel is home to the original colours from the Zulu wars – including Rorke’s Drift. 

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Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery, Brecon

Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery is one of the finest and liveliest small museums in Wales. First established in 1928 by the Brecknock Society, it occupies an historic building at the heart of an outstandingly attractive area with a rich and varied past. It offers fascinating glimpses of this past.

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Attractions & Experiences

Corris Mine Explorers 10% off Mine Exploration Tours

First excavated in 1836, Braich Goch Slate Mine closed around 40 years ago. Go underground and see first-hand the kind of conditions miners had to work in.

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By being a member of Cadw you will get unlimited entrance to over 100 historical sites across Wales.  On top of that Cadw membership also includes:50% off ...

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Europcar Car Hire

Europcar, our preferred car hire partner, are offering you great quality UK car hire at affordable prices. With our dedicated offer you will save up to 20%.

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Local Area

Located on the northern edge of the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park, Abereithrin holiday cottage, adjoins the owner’s house in the quiet rural setting of Pentrebach, a  small hamlet including a country pub called The Shoemakers Arms where you can enjoy a home cooked meal, (book ahead).

This is a beautiful part of Wales with traditional market towns, stunning landscape, waterfalls, canal paths, castles and plenty of family attractions. The scenery here is both beautiful and diverse, ranging from rolling countryside and valleys, to the wild beauty of the waterfalls and caves. Wales is well known for its castles and perhaps one of the most dramatic is Carreg Cennen near Llandeilo. Brecon, Llandovery, Crickhowell, Tretower, Hay and Bronllys can also boast impressive castles.

The nearest shops and petrol stations are in Sennybridge, about 3 miles away. The traditional market towns of Brecon and Llandovery are both about 12 miles away. To the north is the upland moor of the Epynt military ranges. Within reach of Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark, a landscape sculpted by ice, then transformed by man, Porth yr Ogof cave system, Wales's largest cave entrance is within reach.To the south is Dan yr Ogof Caves, one of Wales’ premier family attractions and was also voted Britain’s finest natural wonder. The scenic Heart of Wales train line stops at Llandovery.

Cultural highlights include the Brecon Jazz Festival in August, the Hay Festival in late May/early June and the Green Man Festival held near Crickhowell in August. The Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in July and the Winter Fair in December both held in Builth Wells are highlights of the year for the agricultural community.

Water sports

Water sport enthusiasts are well catered for with the river Usk providing white water canoeing. 3 miles

Walking

Epynt Way - The 90 kilometre Epynt Way is a circular walk that can be joined from the doorstep. 0 miles.

Geotrails - series of walks ranging from easy strolls to the more demanding

Craig-y-nos Country Park is located 14 miles away - a 40-acre Victorian garden with shady woodlands, meadows, ponds, lazy lawns and rushing rivers

Various spectacular walks can be found in the Beacons National Park, including the peaks of Pen y Fan, Cornddu and Criban.

Fishing

Permits and day tickets are available for the superb wild brown trout, salmon and sea trout (sewin) fishing on the river Usk. 3 miles

Golf

Cradoc Golf Club - An 18 hole course and floodlit driving range. There are spectacular views over the Brecon Beacons and Pen y Fan. 8 miles

Cycling

Routes are abundant - you can ride along the River Wye from the source, through the Brecon Beacons National Park. Local trails and country routes. 3.2 miles

BikePark Wales is 25 miles away at Gethin Woods

Pony Trekking

Cantref Riding Centre - Situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, offers trekking  mountain riding up to the main peaks of the Brecon Beacons riding lessons and short riding courses. 13.5 miles

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre - offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities such as horse riding and climbing. 13 miles