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Priory Mill Farm Granary

Brecon , Brecon Beacons
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
9 more

At a glance

  • Cosy apartment for two with gas-fuelled fire for romantic evenings
  • Wild trout fishing available on the River Honddu
  • Beautiful private riverside and woodland walks on the doorstep for four-legged friends
Property code: BN294

Situated adjacent to the historic farmstead and the only surviving water-powered corn mill on the river, this charming former granary has been beautifully converted into an inviting hideaway fit for romantic escapes.

Find complete relaxation at this tranquil getaway for two next to the owner’s farmhouse and watermill. It’s set beside the River Honddu, regarded as one of Europe’s most important rivers for its rare wildlife including otters, salmon, British crayfish and kingfishers. You can walk along the riverbank to the historic Georgian town of Brecon, just half a mile away, which has vibrant galleries, boutique shops and a 1930s-style cinema.

You’ll enter the property up a flight of stone steps, and be welcomed by a cosy living space. This former granary has bags of character, with exposed beams, slanted ceilings, solid oak flooring, oriental rugs and a traditional Welsh dresser. Prepare romantic suppers in the bespoke oak kitchen, or dine alfresco in the garden, perhaps with your faithful canine companion by your side. On cosy nights in, pick a book from the collection provided, play music or curl up on the comfy sofa to watch TV. The king-size bedroom is a cosy place to drift off at the end of a busy day, or you can enjoy a long hot soak in the cast iron bath.

When you’re not strolling through ancient woodland surrounding the cottage, you can spread your wings further afield. The ancient hill fort of Pen y Crug (2 miles) has wonderful views from the top, while Pen y Fan (7 miles), the highest peak in South Wales, offers an even more challenging climb. Travel further into the Brecon Beacons to go underground and walk behind cascading waterfalls at the National Showcaves Centre for Wales (19.5 miles).

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

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath
  • Oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, freezer and washing machine
  • TV, DVD and iPod docking station
  • Sloping ceilings
  • Gas-fuelled fire
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Travel cot and highchair avaliable
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Garden (not enclosed) with BBQ and furniture
  • Lockable outbuilding for storing bikes etc.
  • Accessed via external stone steps
  • Adjoining owner’s property
  • 1 mile of private single and double bank fishing
  • Shops and pubs 0.5 miles
  • Parking for 2 cars

Joanna Flaherty

This property is personally managed by Joanna.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs Wynne November 2019

An amazing place, the flat was beautiful in its decoration, we had everything we needed. It was lovely and clean. The whole mill was so interesting, loved the chickens and Noel and Susie were really interesting to talk to.

Location

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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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