Relax and enjoy the numerous home comforts at Glasfryn Cottage. In a great situation on the Southerly edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, so visitors can enjoy a combination of mountain and sea air. There are plenty of places to visit and those looking for outdoor activities will be spoilt for choice. Explore one of the greatest natural wonders in Britain at the Dan-yr-Ogof Show Caves, the stunning Waterfalls are a must, a bit of a walk down they are called Sgwd-y-Eira and Sgwd Clun-gwynn Waterfalls. Or even try your hand at Geocaching, a 21st century treasure hunt! The cottage itself offers spacious and luxurious accommodation - with absolutely great views, a lovely place to come home to after a day exploring in the Beacons or strolling the Gower coast. There is also the Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctury and a very small zoo up the road - something to keep the children happy whatever the weather.
Glasfryn Cottage sleeps 4/6 people in 2/3 bedrooms on account of the twin beds situated on the spacious room adjoining bedroom 1.
The cottage is arranged with the living accommodation on the 1st floor to take advantage of the fabulous views of the Sleeping Giant and over to the Black Mountain. On the first floor there is a very well-equipped galley kitchen with an electric ceramic hob, electric oven/microwave, a dishwasher, fridge with ice box and a washer dryer. The contemporary living area has a glass dining table and chairs, two large green sofas and a beautiful oak floor. There is also a TV with freeview and DVD player, a DVD library, books and games are also provided.
Also on the first floor
Bedroom 1: A Super king size bed and comfy chairs.
The family bathroom: Has a superb state of the art corner jacuzzi steam room/shower/bath, bidet, toilet and hand basin.
Bedroom 2: The spacious walk through room has twin beds and a window seat with views of the Sleeping Giant.
Bedroom 3: Spacious bedroom with a king sized bed, TV,sofa and en-suite shower room with toilet, handbasin and shower.
A contemporary cottage with stunning views
Glasfryn Cottage boasts numerous 21st century luxuries including a state of the art steam room and shower unit in the family bathroom. The Cottage has Wi-fi and a good mobile phone reception. However, the layout of this spacious property has been designed with nature's luxuries in mind. The living areas on the first floor all boast wonderful views of 'The Sleeping Giant'. Otherwise known as Cribarth Mountain, the outline of the mountain top is easily recognisable as a reclining man. According to local folklore, the giant will awaken from his slumber and come to the aid of his people in their greatest time of need - a lovely tale and one to inspire the children.
Beaches, valleys and mountains from one location
Glasfryn Cottage is well placed to offer an excellent all-round experience of Wales. The wonderful Gower Coast is just 30 miles away and offers a huge number of beautifully clean, sandy beaches. Mumbles, the delightful Victorian seaside resort is only 45 minutes drive away and has a fantastic pier, harbour and beaches to explore - the boutique shops there are also good. In land, and just 18 miles in the other direction is Pen-y-Fan, the highest peak in the Brecon Beacons National Park and a central point from which walkers and climbers can explore the Beacons. Glasfryn Cottage itself is surrounded by the Black Mountains and has views of the Sleeping Giant - a holiday here gives you a true flavour of Wales!
Numerous local attractions
Glasfryn Cottage sits near the southern-most edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. From here popular attractions include the incredible Dan-yr-Ogof show caves, voted the greatest natural wonder in Britain by a recent poll and Craig-y-Nos Castle (or 'rock of the night' in English) with its wonderful surrounding country park. The glorious Henrhyd Falls are also well worth a visit and promise breathtaking views - as seen in the BBC's programme Secret Britain.
An outdoor enthusiast's paradise
For those looking for an active holiday this location offers a huge choice of outdoor activities and sports that can all be arranged locally. Try your hand at kayaking, canoeing, geocatching (a little like a treasure hunt), gorge walking and cannoning. This area is also great for hill walking, climbing, cycling and mountain biking as well as fishing, golf, and horse riding. Speak to the owner of Glasfryn and they will be happy to advise you and to help you arrange everything.
Swansea 20 miles, Brecon 23 miles, Gower Coast 30 miles
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Ceri or Carolyn
The Southern Brecon Beacons are a magical expanse of mountains, lakes and Ystradfellte's waterfall country of caves, rushing rivers and steeply wooded gorges. There's plenty to do here. Discover the mountains by foot, bike (this is the home of the fabulous Bike Park Wales) or even train on the Brecon Mountain Railway. Sample whisky (and gin) to rival even the finest Scotch at Penderyn Distillery, or have a day out at the spectacular caving system and dinosaur attraction at Dan yr Ogof. The acclaimed beaches in the Gower and Carmarthenshire are within an hour of many of the cottages. Read more about Southern Brecon Beacons