Property rating: 3 stars
  • Weeks from £393
  • Short Breaks from £295
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 5
  • 1 Bathroom(s)
  • 2 Pet(s) welcome (£20/pet)
  • 1 Toilet(s)
  • Garden
  • BBQ

Glaswain Cottage is a simple traditional 19th century farm worker's cottage situated on a very quiet country lane midway between the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons. This character property provides a warm welcome inside with a lovely woodburning stove and has lots of space outside with a lawned garden and small orchard to enjoy. Glaswain is surrounded by rolling fields and provides a secluded base for those looking to explore Mid-Wales and Herefordshire. There are two great pubs a couple of miles away in Llyswen and the towns of Brecon and Hay-on-Wye are each just 7 miles away.


Sleeps 5 - 2 Doubles, 1 Single

Glaswain provides comfortable accommodation for up to 5 people in 2 double bedrooms and a single, accessed via one of the double rooms.

The fitted kitchen is equipped with an electric cooker, fridge, microwave, table and chairs. The sitting/dining room boasts a lovely stove set in a stone fireplace with an impressive wooden lintel, sofas, a pine dining table and chairs and a TV with Freeview, DVD and CD player.

The Bathroom:  On the ground floor and has been newly fitted with a toilet, handbasin and bath with shower over.

Up the traditional wooden stairs to

Bedroom 1: Double bedroom

Bedroom 2: Double bedrooms

Bedroom 3: A single bedroom accessed via one of the double rooms.

Useful Information

  • Bedlinen and towels provided.
  • Electricity and night storage heaters
  • Cot & Highchair available
  • Coal burning stove with first bag of coal provided.
  • Two well-behaved pet welcome.
  • Garden with furniture and BBQ.
  • Ample parking.
  • Variable mobile reception.

    1/2 mile from the nearest neighbour

    If its privacy, peace and quiet that you're after, then look no further. Situation up a quiet country lane, midway between the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons Glaswain is a full 1/2 mile from its nearest neighbour and is surrounded by rolling fields. This secluded cottage has a garden laid mostly to lawn and a small wild orchard. A lovely place to enjoy a summer BBQ or for the children to play.

    A wonderful spot for wildlife watching

    In its peaceful position, surrounded by fields and lovely views, Glaswain is the ideal location from which to enjoy bird-watching and to observe wildlife of all kinds. Red Kites are a common sight in these parts and a trip to the nearby town of Rhayader will bring you to the Red Kite feeding centre - an incredible sight.

    Enjoy a meal at the Griffin Inn or tea and cakes at the Honey Cafe

    Ivy-clad with oak beams and log fires, the Griffin Inn dates back to 1647 and sits at the centre of the pretty village of Llyswen, a comfortable 2 mile walk from Glaswain. Enjoy the warm welcome, real ales, fines wines and great home-cooked food before heading back out into the  countryside to walk it all off.

    2 miles in the opposite direction is the charming Honey Cafe. It offers a selection of snacks and cakes as well as a small, traditional gift shop and has a fantastic reputation.

    Brecon - The Heart of the Brecon Beacons and Close to The Black Mountains

    Travel the 7 miles and explore the bustling market town of Brecon. There is the picturesque canal, alongside which sits the acclaimed Theatr Brycheiniog providing a theatre auditorium which plays hosts to many well-known acts, an art gallery and renowned restaurant with terrace over looking the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal. A ten minute walk from the canal brings you to the centre of Brecon with it's mixture of well-known shops and small boutiques and gift shops. There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs to discover and a small cinema.

    Llyswen (with pubs and cafe) 2 miles, Brecon 7 miles, Hay-on-Wye 7 miles.

    If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn or Edwina  

  • Checklist

    • BBQ
    • Bath
    • Detached
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Freesat/Freeview
    • Garden
    • High Chair
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Pets Welcome
    • Remote
    • Rural
    • Shower over bath
    • TV
    • Walks from the door
    • Large Freezer


    2019 - 2020 Prices (weeks/3 days)

    The prices below exclude the £25 booking fee and any other extras such as pets, special offers and discounts
    • Date
      Per week
      3 Days
    • 15 Feb - 21 Feb 2019:
    • 22 Feb - 28 Mar 2019:
    • 29 Mar - 4 Apr 2019:
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    • 26 Apr - 23 May 2019:
    • 24 May - 30 May 2019:
    • 31 May - 18 Jul 2019:
    • 19 Jul - 29 Aug 2019:
    • 30 Aug - 17 Oct 2019:
    • 18 Oct - 24 Oct 2019:
    • 25 Oct - 19 Dec 2019:
    • Christmas:

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