Stabal y Barcud

Brecon, Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

  • 4 Star
  • Converrted stables include a shared hot tub, games room and outdoor play area.

You can book this property from:

  • £706 per week
  • £101 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds
  • 1 single bed


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 50 miles
  • Pub 6 miles
  • Shop 1 mile

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Games room
  • Hot tub
  • Welcome pack
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am
  • At least 72 hours notice required for last minute online bookings. Please contact us prior to booking online in that situation.


One of three self-catering cottages which can be booked together as Beacons View Farm Cottages to accommodate 14 people. Take a look at Yr Hen Ffermdy (sleeps 6) and Ysgubor y Mynydd (sleeps 8) for more information.


Set within the Epynt Mountain range and with great views out across the Brecon Beacons, this converted stables includes a shared hot tub, games room and outdoor play area. Located on a working farm, this is the perfect base for a family or group of friends to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Located with 2 other cottages, all 3 can be booked together to sleep 20 in total (including sofa and pull out beds).

Ground floor

Lounge includes relaxing comfortable sofas , TV, DVD, electric flame-effect fire and a large selection of local guides and information.

Stylish kitchen with full size fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, washining machine, electric hob. There is also a secure interconnecting door to Yr Hen Ffermdy so they can be joined for larger groups. A large farmhouse style kitchen table with seating for 6 and door leading out to side garden area.

Cloakroom with wc and wash basin.


Bedroom 1 – Large family bedroom with double bed and 1 single bed, wardrobe and vanity station

Bedroom 2 – Double bed and storage

Master bathroom – Bath with shower over bath, wc, wash basin and Welsh slate style tiled floor.


Private patio and garden area with furniture and BBQ. Shared park, hot tub and games room. Hundreds of acres of farmland to be explored including woodland area with own mountain biking track.


Additional Information

Welcome pack on arrival includes great produce from the local bakery nearby.

Bed linen and towels provided.

Electricity & oil central heating included.

High chair and travel cot available on request. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.

Wi-fi available - Rural area, no superfast broadband. 

The following items are also provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and scourers. Bathroom: 2 toilet rolls per toilet.
No smoking inside.

Hot tub and games room is shared with 2 other cottages

Pets welcome (max 2) at £20 per dog. Pets must remain downstairs and be kept under control around farmland.

Located with 2 other cottages, all 3 can be booked together to sleep 20 in total.

Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and Waitrose all deliver here.

Horses welcome on arrangement, the farm is surrounded by great riding country.

At least 72 hours notice required for last minute online bookings. Please contact us prior to booking online in that situation.


Stabal y Barcud is a semi detached cottage with Yr Hen Ffermdy next door (inter-connecting passage can be used if booked together) and the detached Ysgubor y Mynydd is across the courtyard. All 3 are set on secluded farmland in spectacular Welsh countryside. With the Epynt Mountain range nearby these cottages are surrounded by lush green countryside and the nearest small hamlet with a delicious local bakery is Merthyr Cynog (1 mile).

The Brecon Beacons National Park covers 520 square miles and includes spectacular mountain walks and countryside. The town of Brecon is 10 miles away and has many more unique shops to explore. The River Usk (also famous for its salmon fishing ) runs through the town and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal starts here. This canal runs on for a further 35 miles through the Brecon Beacons National Park. The towpath is a great walk and boats can be hired. Also worth a visit is Hay-on-Wye. The Hay festival is held annually and is a world renowned festival of literature and arts.

The spa town of Builth Wells is only 8 miles away, home to the Royal Welsh Show, Winter Fair and Spring Show and has many shops, restaurants and pubs serving great local produce. This is salmon fishing country and the Wye that flows through Builth Wells is well known as one of the UK's premier salmon rivers.

There are many other attractions in the area including Cantref Fun Farm and Adventure Centre, great for families:it has many activities, both indoor and outdoor to suit all weathers. The city of Cardiff is also less than an hour away and is a great day out for a shopping spree or to experience one of the large sporting events that take place there.


You can walk directly from the cottage and there are many local walks to choose from including, the Epynt Way, Wye Valley Walk and the Elan Valley 0.1 miles.


Excellent game fishing on the Wye and Usk with day permits availble. 0.1 miles.


Cradoc Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole course in the Usk Valley above Brecon. 6 miles.

Horse Riding

Horses can be accommodated on farm, with great riding from the cottage. Cantref Riding Centre is part of the activity and adventure centre with lessons and trails available. 13 miles.


Superb road cycling with rolling hills and climbs options. 'Tour of Britain' cycle race has used the local roads on many occasions. 0.1 miles.

2 of the best downhill MTB trails in the UK nearby in Rhayader. Mountain bike trail near the cottage in private woodland. 0.1 miles

Major Events in the area include:

Royal Welsh Show, The Guardian Hay Festival and the Brecon Jazz Festival. Other major events at the Royal Welsh Showground include the 'Winter Fair' and the 'Spring Festival'.