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Glanpant Bach

Bwlch, Brecon Beacons
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An adventurer’s cottage, set in the sweeping landscape of rural Wales
  • Bright, contemporary rooms look out on South Wales’ highest peak, Pen y Fan
  • Hike or cycle straight from your door into the Brecon Beacons
Property code: BN166

The ideal retreat for an adventurous family or group of friends. Relax in chic rooms before heading into the great unknown of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

A walkers’ delight, pack your bags and head to this charming abode which sits in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Your dog is invited to call this cottage home too, so you can harness up and go in search of the best stick-chasing spots around. You can gaze at the highest peak in South Wales, Pen y Fan, from the comfort of your own home, and enjoy walks straight from your door to the quaint village of Bwlch (1 mile).

Step inside the entrance hall, a great place for leaving muddy leads and boots when you get back from adventures. The open-plan living space is flooded with natural light and is home to a wood burner which will keep any chills at bay and make sure you’re comfortable and snug. Relax on the sofa and admire far-reaching views through the patio doors, or switch on the TV and lose yourself in your favourite programme. If you’re not heading out for dinner, cook up a storm in the airy kitchen where there’s plenty of space to rustle up something delicious. Plate up and tuck in either at the dining table, or outside on the patio for an al fresco dinner. Outside, there is storage for bikes so you can rest your head knowing they are safe. Climb stairs and make yourself comfortable in one of two light, tranquil rooms. In the morning, freshen up in the shower over the bath, or soak in the tub for a relaxing start.

A 3-mile walk will take you to Talybont-on-Usk, a pretty village with two rivers and a canal flowing through it, a handful of waterfalls nearby, and dog-friendly pubs where you can grab a bite to eat. Hop in the car and make the 15-mile journey to Pen y Fan, a climb rewarded with spectacular views.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms — 1 double, 1 twin zip-and-link, which can be made up into a king-size bed on request
  • 2 bathrooms — 1 downstairs wet room, 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • Integrated fridge/freezer, oven, electric hob, microwave/grill, dishwasher and washing machine
  • TV
  • Wood pellet stove
  • Cot and high chair provided
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Parking for 2 cars available
  • Courtyard garden with patio furniture and BBQ
  • Lockable storage for bikes and sports equipment; bike wash facilities
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Solar panels provide the hot water
  • Shop, post office, and pub — Bwlch, less than a mile

Ceri James

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Joe 8th August 2021

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Lovely and quiet location - great walks locally or a short drive away. Awesome view from the property. Hilary and Mark are very friendly and helpful and we are looking forward to booking again.

Reviewed by Tony 30th July 2021

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Beautiful cottage in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Ideal location for exploring the area. The owners are always on hand should you need anything and they have excellent local knowledge to help with things to see and do. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wouldnt hesitate to return.

Reviewed by Paul 26th July 2021

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We were made to feel so welcome by the owners Hilary and Mark. The property is extremely well furnished, super clean, and is in a great location to access many places of interest, walks etc. The information regarding local walking/hiking provided by Mark was invaluable and we acted on all his suggestions including climbing Penny fan at 04:50 in theRead more morning so that we could see the sunrise? I would highly recommend this property and we will definitely be going back. Paul Smith Hide

Reviewed by Julie 16th July 2021

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Fantastic property & great location. Owners were really helpful

Reviewed by Ros 12th July 2021

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Very clean, comfortable cottage set in a beautiful location. Perfect for an enjoyable stay in the Brecon Beacons

Reviewed by Rebecca 9th July 2021

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What a beautiful cottage with such stunning views, locates just outside the village. The owners are so thoughtful and have made everything so comfortable and easy for their guests. We brought our dog with us so the downstairs wet room certainly helped! The locals are so friendly and accommodating, we'd also recommend the local pub full of friendly Read morefaces and alot of choice to quench your thirst after a big walk!!! We will certainly be back!!! Hide

Reviewed by Lynda 3rd July 2021

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Really lovely cottage with all the amenities you could wish for. Good location to reach walks and activities.

Reviewed by S J 26th June 2021

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An excellent cottage to stay in. Very comfortable, clean and well equipped. It is in a good location for walks in the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and the Black Mountain. Beautiful views from the cottage. The owners were very welcoming. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Alison 11th June 2021

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Great location , lovely cottage, friendly welcome from owners.

Reviewed by A 28th May 2021

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Reviewed by Stephen 14th May 2021

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Very clean and cosy

Reviewed by Lynne 8th May 2021

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Lovely comfortable cottage. In a very good situation, close to lots of fantastic walks and easy distance to Crickhowell and Brecon.

Reviewed by Ms Albiston November 2019

beautifully appointed with lovely wood chip burner, very easy to use. Great views. Very good info on local walks. My dog was very happy there.

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Brecon Beacons is a vast, mountainous and rural region of Wales. Stretching 42 miles from east to west and covering an area of 520 square miles, the Brecon Beacons is dominated by the National Park of the same name. Split into three main areas, the Black Mountain in the west, the Brecon Beacons National Park and Fforest Fawr in the middle, and the Black Mountains in the east; each is a wild, bold and inspiring place to visit on holiday. With 1232 miles of public trails which includes the 95-mile-long Beacons Way, it’s a wayfarer’s delight. One of four Dark Skies Reserves in the UK (and one of 11 in the world), stargazers can delight in the open night sky, to enjoy the darkness in full splendour. The Fforest Fawr is a UNESCO Global Geopark because of its important geology and a need to conserve and protect the area from negative over development.

Stay at a self-catering cottage in the mountains and cascading woodlands or out on the moors; you can also stay in one of the Brecon Beacon’s lovely towns like Hay-on-Wye, Crickhowell, Llangorse or Brecon. Outdoor lovers will enjoy a choice of easy to challenging treks up and around Sugar Loaf Mountain, Carn Pica, Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad, Pen y Fan, or Hatterall Ridge (and many more besides). Take in uniquely Welsh attractions like Dan-yr-Ogof (the National Showcaves Centre for Wales), The Big Pit Mining Museum, Llanthony Priory, Carreg Cennen Castle, Fourteen Locks, and the Brecon Beacons Mountain Railway. Wildlife abounds in the Brecon Beacons, and it’s a great place to spot red kites and discover the successful story of their reintroduction to the UK’s skies at the Red Kite Centre. There’s so much to do for outdoor lovers and extreme sports fans here, so why not book your self-catering holiday in the Brecon Beacons today?

Our holiday cottages across the Brecon Beacons have been carefully selected. From dog-friendly cottages in the countryside to large farmhouses on the mountainsides and everything in between, we have a holiday in the Brecon Beacons to suit you.

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