Situated within the Taf Fechan Forest, this charming stone cottage has trails straight from the doorstep, leading to local reservoirs and the popular peak of Pen y Fan.
Climb Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales, go fishing in nearby reservoirs and hop on your bike to follow scenic cycle trails. This inviting, two-bedroom cottage, set near Torpantau, within the Taf Fechan Forest, in the Brecon Beacons National Park, makes a perfect holiday home for anyone with a love of the great outdoors. Welcoming up to four guests, and benefitting from character features and an open fire, it is one of three pretty cottages set around a courtyard and with a tearoom on site.
Make your way into the stone Welsh holiday home, where there is a generous entrance hall. Discover the light kitchen area is a great place to prepare meals, as it has a gas oven and hob, microwave, and fridge. When it’s time to eat or relax, wander on through to the open-plan lounge/diner, with its revealed stone wall. Dine here, then light the open fire, play a CD or enjoy an evening of TV. Head on up to the first floor as night falls to find the bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with twins, and both with their beamed and sloping ceilings. There is also a family bathroom, with WC and bath with shower above. This cottage benefits from a shared laundry room, with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board, plus storage space for bikes. There is plenty of parking in the courtyard.
Head out on foot or on your bike from home to follow footpaths and trails through the Taf Fechan Forest. Take a 10-mile round trip on the Brecon Mountain Railway, 4.5 miles away, or drive 5 miles to 13th-century Morlais Castle, overlooking the Taff Gorge. The Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, some 7.5 miles from your base, is also worth a visit.