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121 Log Cabins around the Brecon Beacons

Wild moorland, breathtaking waterfalls, forests and rolling pastures make the Brecons Beacons National Park an ideal location for outdoor activities. Take a challenging walk up Pen y Fan, enjoy the exhilaration of mountain biking in the Black Mountains or simply browse the bookshops in Hay-on-Wye.

Barn in Mid Wales 4

Crickhowell, Glamorgan, Wales

Barn in Mid Wales From £609 Availability

With some of Europe's most interesting and challenging cave networks on your doorstep, Sycamore Barn is perfect for the more adventurous guest. With countless walking and cycling trails nearby and a location deep inside the International Dark Sky Reserve, the options are plenty for active days and evenings spent staring up into the sky. On more relaxing days why not explore the picturesque town of Crickhowell for its excellent local produce, pubs and restaurants. For a traditional family day out there are many attractions you will want to visit including: The Big Pit National Coal Museum, Blaenavon Iron Works and Abergavenny Castle and museum. The building is perfectly situated, with a garden that is private and enjoys a vista encompassing over 200 square kilometres of the national park, across the beautiful Usk valley to the Black Mountains and beyond. Indoors, the barn has been furnished with natural materials and fabrics that complement the thick stone walls and oak lintels to create a cosy retreat with an atmosphere of tranquillity and natural peace. Enter the barn via a well equipped galley kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a shower room just off the kitchen. A couple of steps up from the kitchen is a modern open plan living area with newly installed log burner, and spiral stair access to the bedrooms. Furnished with comfortable sofas and finished thoughtfully with colourful cushions and throws, you will find the perfect setting for a cosy night in with a good movie, and space for enjoying a hearty supper after a day s exploring the National Park. Climb the spiral staircase to the first floor where you will find a twin room with en suite bathroom. A further climb to the second floor where you will find an inviting king size bedroom within the eaves enjoying stunning views from the skylights. There is a generous stone patio from which to enjoy the views, with heavy oak garden furniture under an oak framed shelter and a BBQ. When the sun goes down you can stretch the evening out around the fire pit, the only sounds being the crackle of the fire and the calling of lambs in the fields in the springtime. There is also a huge area of open access behind the barn which has opportunities for cycling and horse riding, as well as much to interest the amateur naturalist.

Log Cabin in Mid Wales 4

Crickhowell, Glamorgan, Wales

Log Cabin in Mid Wales From £750 Availability

This property is one of two lodges set in a delightful orchard in the village of Talgarth, in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The property has splendid views and is an easy walk to the village pubs and shops, and a restored watermill. Only a short drive away is the ever popular, town of books, Hay on Wye. The property is a short drive to some local beauty spots such as Llangorse Lake and Pwll y Wrach Nature Reserve, offering super walks. For the more easy going guests, there are some lovely market towns such as Crickhowell and Brecon, both within easy reach. There is plenty to see and do during the day, such as walking, mountain biking, climbing, kayaking, fishing and horse riding, before a bit of stargazing in the evening. Relax and unwind in this stylish retreat, part of our exclusive Joules Collection. Look out for handpicked additions from this quintessentially British brand, such as bright and bold bedding in the king size bedroom from their latest homeware collection. Follow the pathway through the orchard to the lodge, where you will find the entrance hall where you will find a handy utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Past the utility room there is a light and airy super king size zip and link bedroom (which can be made up as a twin on request) with lovely views. Venture down a couple of steps and discover the warm and cosy open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The contemporary kitchen has an electric oven and an induction hob, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. The lounge area has a stylish sofa and chairs, Smart TV and floor to ceiling windows, to take in the fabulous surroundings. From the kitchen area through an internal hallway you will find the shower room with shower and WC. And completing the accommodation a pretty king size bedroom. This is a fantastic residence, with cosy underfloor heating throughout, making this an ideal retreat perfect for couples and families all year round. Outside there is a private decked area, overlooking the orchard, stream and woodland beyond, with furniture and BBQ for some al fresco dining, all leading to your own wood fired hot tub. A simply stunning retreat with off road parking for one car.

Barn in Mid Wales 5

Builth, Glamorgan, Wales

Barn in Mid Wales From £549 Availability

Wyeside Barn is set very near the banks of the River Wye, with delightful views and bordered by beautiful farmland. Walks straight from your door and a fantastic restored railway just along the road now an enchanting gallery and tearooms. Lots of pubs from walking distance to three miles away. Stunning scenery in every direction and marvellous towns to visit such as Hay on Wye, Builth Wells, where the Royal Welsh show is held annually and the cathedral town of Brecon. For the keen angler salmon fishing is on offer locally too. With the Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains and the Forest of Dean all nearby, this is a super location to enjoy some of the UK s best landscapes. Enter into the spacious kitchen/diner with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The dining area with farmhouse table and chairs has patio doors leading out to the terrace and hot tub. The cosy lounge with leather sofa and wood burner effect electric fire has Freeview TV and DVD, with books and games for the family to enjoy. Up the stairs from the kitchen there are three good sized bedrooms, all leading from the central landing. The master double has an en suite shower and WC and an excellent balcony area with far reaching views of the valley and river, perfect for an early morning breakfast. There is a second double bedroom and a single bedroom with a small double bed, so could sleep 2 small children. There is a bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Outside there is your own private patio area around the property with private 7 seater hot tub, patio furniture, charcoal BBQ and parking for two cars. Farmland surrounding and the owner s farmhouse. There is storage by arrangement with the owner for bikes and canoes.

Barn in Mid Wales 4

Brecon, Glamorgan, Wales

Barn in Mid Wales From £681 Availability

Laid back luxury, with a hot tub in the quiet hills beyond the towns of Brecon & Sennybridge. There are great days out to be had in the surrounding Brecon Beacons, from walking the highest South Wales peak, PenyFan, to enjoying yummy meals in one of the many country pubs in the area, that's if you can tear yourself away from the bubbly tub. The area is very good for cycling with routes for both mountain bikes and road cyclists, with bike hire available in Brecon and Hay on Wye. There is a local soft play centre just outside Brecon, incase of a rainy day with under 8's and Brecon has a small independent cinema too. Sennybridge is the closest town, best for the basics, head to Brecon for a proper Welsh town, complete with Cathedral, Regimental museum, cinema and mountaineering shops. Hay on Wye is a favourite, with heaps of independent stores and cafes. Explore the popular Dan yr Ogof caves nearby, or Big Pit for a cultural adventure, both of which are a great family day out. Leisure facilities: hot tub. Games room: with table tennis and pool table. Play facilities: children s play frame. The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: 1 double with en suite bath and WC and 1 twin, en suite shower and WC on the ground floor. Lounge: with woodburner, TV and DVD and access to the decking. Kitchen area, with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: childrens play frame with slide, pool table, boule, large wooden terrace area to the side, with BBQ and outdoor furniture, private hot tub. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and Wi Fi included. Additional info: there are electric charging points for cars.

Railway Carriage 2

Govilon, Gwent, Wales

Railway Carriage From £210 Availability

Railway Carriage is a cosy cottage situated in the village of Govilon in Wales. Hosting one double bedroom, and a shower room, this property can sleep up to two people. Inside you will also find an open-plan sitting and kitchen area with a coal fire. To the outside is off road parking, and an enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. Resting in a tranquil location with pleasant views, Railway Carriage is a heart-warming retreat in a charming part of Wales.

Stream Cottage 4

Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Wales

Stream Cottage From £588 Availability

Stream Cottage offers a delightful country getaway for two couples or a small family. Located on the amazing Pontardawe Country Estate with its one hundred and twenty acres of glorious Welsh countryside, it enjoys natural beauty, peace, seclusion and absolutely amazing walks from the doorstep. The cottage sits alongside a picturesque mountain stream alive with wild trout, dippers and grey wagtails and edged with bluebells, daffodils, rhododendrons and hazel trees growing wild. The river runs through the estate on its way to Swansea Bay. The views from the back door of the cottage are of the stream, a pretty bridge, weeping ash, flowering rhododendron and traditional farmyard buildings.

The cottage is dog friendly so you can take your well-behaved furry friend along to enjoy this special place. Stream Cottage is bright and airy yet cosy and very comforting. There are some lovely images in the cottage that show you how the cottage was many moons ago. The white archway and circle that adorn the cottage are telling signs to its past life as a nineteenth century coach house. You can feel the history in this lovely cottage. The living room is very cosy with two comfy sofas, a television, an electric stove and a delightful warm colour palette. It is a wonderful room to nestle down in, enjoy your holiday book or peruse the excellent guest information booklet to decide how to spend your holiday week. The country kitchen enjoys modern cream shaker-style kitchen units, beams on the ceiling, a farmhouse style dining table and chairs and a very good range of appliances that will please the chef in your group.

Upstairs you will find the blue and white family bathroom with its bath and overhead shower and the cottage’s two bedrooms. The master enjoys a comfy double bed and gorgeous views from the windows. The second room is a delightful twin. Both bedrooms are characterful with beams on the ceilings and pretty colour palettes. The views of the stream at the back are so lovely.

Guests enjoy delightful outdoor space at Stream Cottage with a pretty, enclosed rear patio and a front courtyard lawn garden.

The fabulous one hundred and twenty acre Pontardawe Country Estate sits in the ancient hamlet of Cilybebyll, surrounded by beautiful rolling Welsh countryside. The historic estate boasts links to the descendants of Welsh Kings, Arthurian legend, tales of the Mabinogion, the Norman invasion, the Earls of Pembrokeshire, Winston Churchill’s secret army, eighteenth century prisons, Charles II, the tea plantations of Ceylon, coal mining, the Industrial Revolution and much more. A World War II hideout, used by Churchill’s Secret Army was found in the estate’s private bluebell woodland and gained recognition as a Scheduled Ancient Monument of national importance. In addition to its superb grounds, the Pontardawe Estate boasts the gorgeous manor house, Pontardawe Country House, as well as a number of other holiday cottages that Oliver’s Travels also feature. Guests can book each of these individually or for a special celebration, you may want to consider booking a selection of the cottages with or without the manor house. Guests staying at the cottages are free to roam the estate, enjoying the beautiful natural scenery and its amazing wildlife. The estate is brimming with woodland walks, farm trails, green fields, bluebell woods, rivers and stunning picnic spots. When you have had enough you can head to the splendid Brecon Beacons, the Gower Peninsula, museums and numerous delightful towns and villages.

Stream Cottage enjoys a fabulous position on the one hundred and twenty acre Pontardawe Country Estate in the tranquil hamlet of Cilybebyll, close to the village of Pontardawe. The estate is full of forests, rivers, bluebell woods, sprawling fields, bird nesting boxes, beautiful picnic spots, a stately manor house and other holiday cottages. It is the perfect rural retreat between the Gower Peninsula and the Brecon Beacons National Park. The estate courtyard where many of the cottages are located is bounded by the upper reaches of the picturesque River Clydach and on the other side by green parkland pastures grazed by sheep and cows. The high hills of blue pennant sandstone provide the backdrop to an idyllic and tranquil scene. Guests booking Stream Cottage are free to roam the estate including its award winning bluebell woodland. The estate’s farm walk is a circular walk for guests which meanders from the doorstep of Stream Cottage towards the summit of Mynydd Marchywel and back. En route, guests follow mountain streams, climb over stiles, explore the bluebell woods and traverse lazy green fields. On a clear day, the panoramic vistas include the Swansea Valley, Swansea Bay, the Bristol Channel and the Brecon Beacons National Park. The cottage is an excellent base for those that want to explore the landscapes by bike. The Afan Forest and Bike Park Wales are easily accessible. There is a golf course close by for golf fans and the supermarket in Pontardawe is open 24 hours for those late night emergencies. There is also a village pub within walking distance.

The beautiful Swansea Bay coastline and the Gower Peninsula with its idyllic secret coves in and glorious stretches of fine sand is just twenty minutes drive away. You should not miss a trip to the iconic, award winning Rhossili Bay with its dramatic, panoramic views and excellent hiking paths. Rhossili has been described as ‘The supermodel of British beaches’ by The Independent and has won numerous accolades from UK Travel Writers including the best spot for a picnic. The Times listed the beach as ‘The UK’s No.1 dog friendly beach’ so if you do have your furry friend with you, you should definitely go. At low tide the beach is enormous and it is possible to walk across to Llangennith or even to the Worms Head. It is steep to walk down to the beach so it is not suitable for pushchairs or visitors with mobility issues.

The Victorian seaside village of Mumbles with its promenade, shops and restaurants is worth a visit and for those that want to stay outdoors, the National Showcaves of Wales and the Vale of Neath’s spectacular waterfalls are nearby. Guests enjoy visits to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and the Glamorganshire Heritage Coast, both less than half an hour away.

Mumbles was one of Dylan Thomas’ many stamping grounds and is the home of some world class ice cream. Mumbles is steeped in history with its lighthouse being built in 1794. It also boasts a Victorian pier and Oystermouth Castle which sits on the hilltop overlooking the sea. There are lovely boutique shops and galleries including the gorgeous Lovespoon Gallery and the Gower Gallery. No visit to Mumbles would be complete without sampling some ‘fresh off the boat’ seafood, its handmade chocolates and its fantastic ice creams.

Swn Y Nant 'Sound of the Stream' 4

Brecon, Powys, Wales

Swn Y Nant 'Sound of the Stream' From £895 Availability

Brecon Retreat certainly have a passion for luxury accommodation, but evidently an even bigger passion for the environment. They aim to raise awareness of living more green and actively encourage guests to adopt a greener lifestyle. They believe that being green doesn’t mean you should sacrifice on luxury – you can have both, and they’ve proved it!

Charging points are provided should you wish to arrive in an electric vehicle, or hire one during your stay. One specific to Tesla and a universal charger for other vehicles. And, the best bit; all their electric comes from a 100% renewable energy source. So, whether you’re charging your car, or soaking in bubbly hot tub, you can relax in the knowledge that it’s not having a detriment on the environment.

On arrival you can expect a luxury hamper of fairtrade and handmade goodies. A variety of eco-friendly products and biodegradable consumables are also provided for your stay. Good news for 4-legged members of the family; they aren’t just dog-friendly; they truly LOVE dogs and welcome all breeds to enjoy a 5 Star luxury experience at one of their self-catering properties. Pooches also lovingly welcomed with retreat luxuries too, including their own hamper containing eco-friendly goodies!

They’re also one of the greenest destinations to stay - and we're not just talking about the lush green countryside! Brecon Retreat has been awarded a GOLD - which makes them one of the ‘Greenest Luxury Dog Friendly’ destinations.

Barn in Mid Wales 12

Abergavenny, Gwent, Wales

Barn in Mid Wales From £1544 Availability

Bettws is a sweet village in the Brecon Beacons. Country and mountain walks are right on your doorstep, with the Sugar Loaf and Skirrid nearby providing amazing scenery. Just three miles to the historic town of Abergavenny with an eclectic mix of shops, pubs and restaurants, regular festivals and markets and even a little cinema for rainy days. Nearby you can visit galleries, museums and historic castles. Interesting days out at Blaenavon Iron Works and The Big Pit or perhaps try star gazing at the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre. Plenty of activities to enjoy including riding, golf, kayaking on the Usk and Wye or a visit to Hay on Wye the town of books, which is twenty miles away. It is difficult not to be impressed when driving up the gravelled drive to this detached barn. Entering the double height dining room simply adds to a very welcoming arrival. The room flows to an opulent lounge with TV/DVD, with large comfortable sofas framing a warming wood burner, providing a relaxing environment any time of year. There are some stone steps down to a delightful sun room, looking out over the grounds and an ideal spot to enjoy a good book and a cup of tea. The kitchen is also a few steps from the lounge and is well equipped for large family gatherings. It has a double electric oven and hob, microwave, coffee machine and dishwasher. A small flight of wooden stairs takes you to a large utility area with fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and handy WC. Heading away from the lounge through the dining area and up a step, takes you to the ground floor sleeping accommodation. The first room is a sweet double bedroom, with ample wardrobe space, bed linen and towels provided. There is a useful WC before reaching a pretty en suite double bedroom with shower and WC. For entertaining the family there is a games room at the end of this hallway, which is home to a pool table. The first floor is accessed via the imposing staircase that greets you upon arrival to Kestrel Barn, alongside the dining area, with the landing stretching across the length of the building. The master bedroom has a king size bed, with character A frame beams and lovely rural and mountain views. It also benefits from a dressing area that leads to the large en suite with shower and WC, both down a few steps from the bedroom. There is a further double bedroom, again with a beautiful aspect. The family bathroom is well appointed with a roll top bath, separate shower and WC. The final two bedrooms are both twin rooms. This detached barn is a splendid holiday destination for families and couples, the wonderful location and local offerings makes this a must visit whatever the season. Outside there are large enclosed grounds with lawn and patio with furniture. There is ample private parking which includes a carport.

Log Cabin in Mid Wales 2

Crickhowell, Glamorgan, Wales

Log Cabin in Mid Wales From £821 Availability

A pair of private, romantic shepherds' huts, for your exclusive use, with incredible walks straight from your door and a good pub close by. Hand crafted by the owner from local hillside timber, Spring Farm's authentic shepherds hut, winners of a county award, are situated in a hawthorn fringed meadow, which becomes a sea of bluebells in late spring. With a stunning panoramic view down the whole length of the Bryn Awr Valley to the Brecon Beacons one of the loveliest vistas in Wales. Crickhowell, is just a short drive away with great independent shops, pubs and coffee shops. In the market town of Abergavenny, you will find a Norman Castle, farmers' markets and the fabulous Food Festival each September. Brecon, Hay on Wye, Cardiff and Hereford are all in easy reach, as well as Wales Industrial Heritage sites in Blaenavon. Nearby attractions include The River Usk in Crickhowell for trout and salmon fishing with day licenses from The Bridge Inn Pub. The River Cafe in Glasbury is the top canoe rental spot co located with Wye Valley Canoes. There are also a selection of good riding centres within easy reach. The first hut has picture windows on both sides and pastel shaded panelled walls, whilst its blissfully soft double bed has generous storage space beneath. A table and two comfy armchairs complete the furnishings, together with a wood burner to keep you toasty in the winter months. The adjoining second hut has two rooms which comprise of a fully fitted kitchen complete with stove, oven and fridge. There is a separate bathroom with shower cubicle, wash basin and loo. The shepherds' huts are positioned within 30 acres of the owner's farm and smallholding, which was awarded a certificate of recognition at the Powys Business Awards, offering a welcoming greeting with lots of friendly animals on site. The owners are always on hand to help with anything you need to make your stay enjoyable. Outside the huts, there is a private enclosed garden area with neighbouring livestock, garden furniture and a fire pit which is perfect for toasting marshmallows.

Log Cabin in South Wales 2

Abergavenny, Gwent, Wales

Log Cabin in South Wales From £669 Availability

Nestled at the foot of the Skirrid, on the eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley. It is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and relax in the great Welsh outdoors. The area is also steeped in history with some of Europe s finest surviving castles, Abergavenny Castle set against the spectacular hills and Crickhowell Castle, a prominent feature within a small market town, or if you want more of an adventure try canoeing or kayaking on the River Wye. The area is also host to a vibrant events calendar to include Usk show and Abergavenny food festival. Take in the stunning views across the Skirrid and surrounding mountain ranges before you step up onto the terrace of this hand crafted shepherds hut. This wooden hut beautifully finished with hard wood windows and doors, offers luxurious glamping living, with the extra bonus of under floor heating for the cooler months. Inside the front door you will find a living area with lounge/kitchen/diner and sleeping area with a wood burner to snuggle up in front of after a day exploring the area. The lounge area has chairs where you can relax and listen to music on the radio, or watch a film on the smart TV, along with a small table and chairs for a simple supper for two. The kitchen area has a gas hob, fridge and kettle. In the evening snuggle up in the comfy double bed and look out at the stars. You will also find a shower room with a shower and WC. Outside you can enjoy the enclosed landscaped garden, where there is a private hot tub for two with cover, a luxurious multi jet shower and a sauna, perfect for relaxing after a strenuous day of walking. The exterior is completed with a comfortable seating area, a hammock, fire pit and a gas BBQ for cooking along with a storage box. There is off road parking for one car. There is also a lovely tea room on site which is run by the property owners.

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