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Flying Scotsman

Brecon - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Open fire or woodburner
509866
£575 - £575 per week *

Description

An Idylic romantic retreat for 2 in the Brecon Beacons this unit is fully equipped and enjoys great countryside views. Themed on a railway carriage the unit has been handcrafted using Welsh oak and red ceder. The aspect views from the unit and deck are fantasic and with it being located within the Dark Skies reserve the night time sky when cloud free will astound you. Located on a large farm including woodland, walks, trails, open fields and a river with fishing rights included. The path even include a trail that leads to the local pub. (The crog loft can also sleep 2 children)


Ground Floor

Open plan cabin with hand crafted double bed.

Dining area that can fold away to maximise space.

Kitchen inlcudes basin, friddge, kettle and toaster.

Bathroom - stylish shower unit, wc and basin


Upstairs

There is a further double bed in the loft (accessed via a ladder). Suitable for 2 children however not suitable for young children.


Outside

Decked balcony area to look out over the countryside with table and chair a and relaxing rocking chair. Many further acres of the farm can be explored and include fishing rights on the River Crave.


Additional Information

  • 2 pets (max) welcome at £20 per pet. Pets are not to be allowed on beds.
  • Bed linen and bath towels provided.
  • Not suitable for small children
  • Heating and electricity included.
  • Wifi 
  • Plenty of off road private parking.
  • Mountain bikes available to hire from the farm (£25 full day or £15 half day ). Drop offs and pickups at nearby routes and trails can also be arranged.
  • Cottage is located on a working farm and young children should not be left to wander around the farm unsupervised.
  • Mobile signal is not guaranteed on all networks.
  • Half a mile of private fishing rights on the River Crave (one of the tributaries of the world famous salmon river, the Usk)
  • Plenty of information in the unit on local walks, cycle routes etc.
  • Supermarket delivery available in the area.
  • 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

There are 3 cottages and 2 other glamping units on the same farm. Each unit is set apart with its own private area. The 3 cottages are Onnen Fawr Cottage , Onnen Fawr Barn and Onnen Fawr Farmhouse to sleep 35 in total.

Features

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Friday changeover
  • 34 Miles from a beach
  • 5 Miles from a pub
  • 5 Miles from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • No freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • No washing machine
  • No highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Very comfortable with a lovely view. The glamping accommodation was very quirky and a lot of fun. Good site, with its own ambiance. Booked quickly and efficiently.Stan from North Humberside - 23rd July 2018
The owner put in a huge amount of effort to re-site the Flying Scotsman prior to our stay. He was incredibly friendly and helpful when showing us around. The Flying Scotsman is beautiful and incredibly comfortable. I hope to visit again!Tom from Stroud - 17th November 2017

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Local Area

Deatched glamping unit set on its own near the bottom of a Valley on a working farm. There are 3 cottages and 2 other glamping units on the same farm. Each uit is set apart with its own private area. The 3 cottages are Onnen Fawr Cottage , Onnen Fawr Barn and Onnen Fawr Farmhouse to sleep 35 in total. The farm is located about 1 mile from the quiet rural village of Cray, in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. This is red-kite country and kites can often be seen swooping above the farm. This whole farm is organic and is run within the Glastir sustainable land management scheme.

The nearest village includes some shops, pubs and a garage, and is 3 miles away. The closest local pub is The Tanners in Defynnog. The traditional old market town of Brecon is about 7 miles away. Throughout the year there are many events in the area including the Brecon Jazz Festival, Hay Festival and Green Man Festival.The world renowned Royal Welsh Agricultural Show and Winter Fair are both held in Builth Wells. In recent years, The Rally and also the Tour of Britain cycling race have passed through the area.

Established in 1957, the Brecon Beacons National Park contains some of the most spectacular and distinctive upland formations in Southern Britain covering an area of 1347 sq km (520 sq miles).There are numerous attractions in the area including the spectacular Ystradfellte Waterfalls, the Brecon Mountain Railway and Dan yr Ogof Caves which is one of Wales’ premier family attractions and was also voted Britain’s finest natural wonder. The Brecon Beacons is the first National Park in the United Kingdom to achieve Geopark status.

Despite its rural and peaceful location, the cottage enjoys great road links to both Swansea (around 45 mins) and Cardiff (around 50mins).

Walks

There are plenty of great walks in the Beacons National Park with the peaks of Pen y Fan, Cornddu and Cribyn, as well as the 90 kilometre Epynt Way. You can even walk directly from the cottage. 0.1 miles.

Fishing

The cottage includes half a mile of private fishing on the River Crave, a tributary of the famous salmon river, the Usk. 0.1 miles .
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Cycling

Stunning road cycling country with miles and miles of quiet country roads and some great climbs nearby. 0.1 miles.

Great mountain biking with plenty of trails nearby and also Bike Park Wales is only 20 mins away. 19 miles.


Pony Trekking

Situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Gilfach Equitation offers trekking, mountain riding, riding lessons, and riding courses. 5 miles.

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Water sport enthusiasts are well catered for with the River Usk providing white water canoeing 3.0 miles and Llangorse Lake. 18 miles.