Ty Pen y Fan

Brecon, Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

  • 5 Star
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats
  • Set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park this 5 star luxury and pet-friendly cottage sleeps up to 8 in four en suite bedrooms and is ideal for a family get together or for a group of friends.

You can book this property from:

  • £1,294 per week
  • £185 per night
  • 5 Star
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 king/super-king beds
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 4 single Zip&Link beds (combine for king/super king)


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 4 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 45 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Shop 4 miles

Special Features

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

Nearby activities

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


  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am


Cradled beneath the mountains, deep in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, this sympathetically renovated farmhouse stands on three acres of land and seemingly in the middle of paradise. Set off early down the path that runs directly from the farmhouse and climb Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales. Then slip into the hot tub with a nice, cool bottle of beer and gaze up at your day’s accomplishment.

A reward in nature

Ty Pen y Fan nestles peacefully just outside the village of Libanus and a few miles from the northern starting point of the Taff Trail in the town of Brecon. Its exposed beams and stone walls capture the beautiful ruggedness of its setting. Along with those, it is awash with modern complements and natural light through broad windows and French doors. Deep sofas, whitewashed original walls, and salvaged antiques decorate this hidden gem alongside tastefully chosen mod cons such as a fully-equipped kitchen and wood burners in the sitting room and dining room. Through the French doors in the kitchen, guests can pull the cork on a bottle of wine and step out onto the patio. Surrounded by the awe-inspiring mountains after an al fresco dinner, you may just choose to linger outside a while longer to take in the stars. With all that in mind, it should come as no surprise, perhaps, that Ty Pen y Fan has won the Green Tourism Award as well as the Walkers and Cyclists Award.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Keeping to its theme of peace and privacy, ty Pen y Fan features en-suite bathrooms with WC in all four bedrooms. The room on the ground floor has a super king-size bed that can be converted into two twin beds. On the first floor is the super king-size master suite. There is also another super-king room on the first floor and a king-size room. Both of these beds can also convertible into twin beds, making Ty Pen y Fan as perfect for group holidays as it is for family gatherings.


We can provide a high chair, stair gate, and travel cot if required. Two well-behaved dogs are welcome and the property is ideal with pets with an enclosed rear garden and kennel. There is secure bicycle storage and plenty of space for parking.

Special Note: Several main supermarkets deliver to the cottage, although there are plenty of shops in the nearby town of Brecon, including a great local butcher.


Fabulous property in the most amazing location. The garden is completely secure making it very dog friendly. The owners have thought of absolutely everything to ensure you have a relaxing vacation.

Mrs P,


Detached and secluded, this cottage is surrounded by National Trust woodland and fields and is within the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is only 4 miles from the market town of Brecon, where you will find the nearests shops, a farmers market (on selected dates) and plenty of places to eat and drink. The nearest pub is just over a mile away at Libanus, whilst there some other great pubs in the area including the White Swan in Llanfrynnach. Pen y Fan ( the highest point in South Wales) can be walked by following the trail directly from the cottage - if you prefer a slightly easier walk, you can drive to Storey Arms (2 miles) and walk from there. There are several other peaks to be walked, including Corn Du and Cribyn.

The Brecon Beacons National Park covers 520 square miles and includes spectacular mountain walks and countryside. The Park is also an official Dark Sky reserve, testament to the outstanding quality of the night sky. The River Usk (also famous for its salmon fishing ) runs through Brecon and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal starts here and runs for 35 miles. Also worth a visit is Hay on Wye. The Hay festival is held annually and is a world renowned festival of literature and arts. At Ystradfellte, you can enjoy the many spectacular waterfalls and walks.

The area has many great restaurants, including The Three Horeshoes in Groesffordd, Felin Fach Griffin, and Zeera in Brecon. Slightly further afield are the Hardwick in Abergavenny and The Walnut Tree in Llanddewi Skirrid

There are many other attractions in the area including Cantref Fun Farm and Adventure Centre, which is great for families, as it has many activities, both indoor and outdoor, to suit all weathers. The Play Barn in Brecon also offers an all-weather option with children's indoor softplay. Bike Park Wales is only 20 mins away and is one the best mountain biking centres in Europe.The city of Cardiff is also less than an hour away for some retail therapy or for many of the sporting events that take place there.


Pen y fan & Corn Ddu circular walks - Great strenuous mountain walk on well-made footpaths - 0.1 miles from cottage


Excellent game fishing on the Usk with day permits available. approx 5 miles.


Cradoc Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole course in the Usk Valley above Brecon. 5 miles.

Horse Riding

Cantref Riding Centre is part of the activity and adventure centre with lessons and trails available.13 miles.


Excellent lanes around the area that are great for road cycling. One of the best road climbs in Wales, The Devils Elbow is nearby . 4 miles.

Bike Park Wales is one of the UK's premier mountain biking centres. 14 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'.