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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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
At a Glance
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bath/shower room
- 3 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- No smoking
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 3 miles away
- Coast: 45 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.5 mile away
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 sport enthusiasts are well catered for with the river Usk providing white water canoeing. 3 miles
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.
Permits and day tickets are available for the superb wild brown trout, salmon and sea trout (sewin) fishing on the river Usk. 3 miles
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
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
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
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
We loved our stay at the cottage - it is in a lovely location and very well equipped. The owners, who live next door, were really friendly, and are so accommodating and very knowledgeable about the local area - we couldn't have wished for a better stay. The local pub does great food and is a stone's throw from the cottage - this is a great asset and should be shouted about! It was the perfect base for walking in the Brecons and relaxing with the log fire in the evening. We had a fantastic stay at Abereithrin cottage.Rachel from Bristol - 7th January 2019
Great stay. We will be back!Mr Ian Winton - 25th October 2018
We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Janet was very helpful with her knowledge of places to visit in the local area. Even an unexpected visit from Storm Callum at the end of our stay didn't dampen our enjoyment. Lovely little village with excellent drinks and meals to be had at the local community owned pub just across the road! We did the four waterfalls walk which was quite strenuous but was well worth it. The National cave centre was superb too. We will be back!Mr David Pearson - 15th October 2018
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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