Brecon Beacons

Stunning National Park, gentle low laying landscapes, crystal clear lakes

The Brecon Beacons National Park covers over 500 square miles, from Llandeilo in the west to Hay on Wye in the east. The National Park contains a wide variety of spectacular scenery, with mountains, waterfalls, lakes and caves all in the area. The Brecon Beacons is also home to many species of bird life and wild plants.

In the Brecon Beacons National Park, you will find small towns, quaint villages and tiny hamlets sprinkled across the area. Ruined Welsh castles, Celtic standing stones and relics dating from the Neolithic and Bronze Age are to be found, some inscribed stones date from the 5th and 6th centuries.

The Brecon Beacons National Park reaches its highest peak at Pen y Fan, over 2900 feet. The 'Beacons' were the sites of ancient signal fires. Here the views are awe inspiring. At the eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains (not to be confused with the Black Mountain in the west), form the border between England and Wales, a border country of gentle landscapes, with easy access to the National Park.

The Brecon Beacons National Park is popular all year round with climbers, geologists, bird-watchers and botanists. There are all sorts of activities to choose from in the area, walking is very popular, not surprising with over one thousand miles of footpaths to choose from. There are guided walks, one way walks (catch the Brecon Bus to take you back to your starting point), even walks for those with limited mobility.

Visitors interested in cycling, horse riding, gliding, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing will find they are well catered for too. The Park also hosts events throughout the year and is home to many interesting attractions if your feet get a bit tired!

Pencerrig Isaf ref: 24802

Pontsticill, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£272-£650
3 star rating
Pencerrig Isaf
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Situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park, just 3 miles from BikePark Wales, and close to Dolygaer outdoor pursuit centre.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Chapel Cottage ref: 10035

Pontsticill, Brecon Beacons, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£324-£767
3 star rating
This former chapel now forms a quirky cottage nestled within the Brecon Beacons National Park, ideal for walkers.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Heol Llygoden ref: JXS

Pengenffordd, Talgarth, Brecon, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£622-£1395
4 star rating
Set within 4-acre grounds with public footpath to the Black Mountains, this pet friendly 18th-century house has panoramic views.
  • Sleeps
    12
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Honeysuckle Cottage ref: 28080

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Brecon Beacons

£298-£805
4 star rating
Great for exploring the Skirrid Mountain, the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, is this barn conversion in a courtyard setting.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Ty Twt ref: 25891

Pontsticill, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£221-£642
3 star rating
A picturesque destination with a great selection of outdoor activities available close by, or enjoy a trip on the Brecon Mountain Steam Railway.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Caepost ref: 29815

Talgarth, near Brecon, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£389-£1088
4 star rating
This 200-year-old, charming, detached former toll cottage set within the Brecon Beacons National Park has retained many of its period features.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Jenterra ref: 25439

Trefecca, Brecon, Powys, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£1129-£2112
4 star rating
The kids will enjoy the fantastic, private indoor swimming pool and games room. Great location within the Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

2 Mill Street ref: CC621036

Crickhowell, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£344-£619
4 star rating
Tucked in a small cul-de-sac yet only a short stroll to the high street of the quaint market town of Crickhowell in Powys
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Ty Bach Tan ref: 30333

Talgarth, near Brecon, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£281-£566
3 star rating
This Grade II listed former fire house is set in a rural but convenient location, making this a perfect holiday retreat.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Blossom Cottage ref: W43395

Pen-y-Cae, near Brecon, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£279-£804
3 star rating
Set in luxurious grounds with an Inn and restaurant, as well as accessible walking facilities into the Brecon Beacons National Park.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Werngochlyn Farm - Granary ref: 6255

Llantilio Pertholey, near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Brecon Beacons

£331-£708
3 star rating
Complete with a shared swimming pool, this property is ideal for that escape to the countryside.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Haybarn ref: CC622004

Trefecca, Talgarth, Brecon, Brecon Beacons

£268-£589
4 star rating
Beautifully renovated barn set in the Brecon Beacons with views of the Black Mountains
 
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Talherian ref: 13614

Gilwern, near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Brecon Beacons

£249-£518
3 star rating
Explore the Abergavenny area of Wales, or why not take in some beautiful walks, try your hand at bird watching or fishing.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

The Forge ref: HW7485

Near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Brecon Beacons

£304-£662
0 star rating
A characterful holiday cottage complete with four poster bed, just over 2 miles from the bustling town of Abergavenny - Gateway to the Brecon Beacons.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Glas Y Dorlan ref: OR8

Felindre, Powys, Brecon Beacons

£639-£1659
5 star rating
This eco-friendly property is located in the magical scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Black Mountains and Offa’s Dyke.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SA