Brecons Beacon Glamping. This handcrafted restored railway carriage is perfect for your glamping break in the Brecon Beacons. With great views across the valley, it is the perfect location to relax and unwind. Within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the river that flows at the bottom of the field comes with private fishing rights. There are acres of woodland and many walks to be enjoyed, including a great circular walk to the nearest country pub. The area is a natural Dark Skies reserve meaning you will be totally amazed by the night sky. (The crog loft can also sleep 2 children)
The Orient Express is open from Easter to end of October.
Open plan cabin with hand crafted double bed.
Dining area that can fold away to maximise space.
Kitchen includes basin, fridge, kettle and toaster.
Bathroom - stylish shower unit (full size), wc and basin
There is a further double bed in the loft (accessed via a ladder). Suitable for 2 children. (Please note: the loft is not suitable for young children)
Decked balcony area looking out over the countryside with table and chair and a relaxing rocking chair. Many further acres of the farm can be explored which include fishing rights on the River Crave.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- Basic items provided - Toilet rolls, small shampoo/shower gel, hairdryer, fairy liquid, dish cloths, tea towels, dish brush, surface spray, all dishes/glasses/saucepans/frying pan etc.
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.
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Double bed
- 1 Bathroom
- Accepts 2 pets
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Saturday changeover
- 3 Miles from a shop
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No freezer
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- No washing machine
- No highchair available
- No travel cot available
Beautiful, peaceful place to recharge your body.Kev from Newport - 29th December 2018
Cawsom amser braf iawn yn The Orient Express. Roedd y caban ei hun yn fendigedig. / We had a really nice time at The Orient Express. The cabin itself was wonderful.Mared from Llithfaen - 10th July 2018
Beautiful, very happy with our experience, definitely come again!Laura from Aberdare - 19th June 2018
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Detached glamping unit set on its own near the bottom of a valley on a working farm within the Brecons National Park. 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. 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, which is 3 miles away, includes some shops, pubs and a garage. 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).
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.
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 .
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.
Situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Gilfach Equitation offers trekking, mountain riding, riding lessons, and riding courses. 5 miles.
Cradoc Golf Club is an 18 hole course and floodlit driving range. There are spectacular views over the Brecon Beacons and Pen y Fan. 10 miles.
Water sport enthusiasts are well catered for with the River Usk providing white water canoeing 3.0 miles, and also Llangorse Lake. 18 miles.