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Riverside Retreat


Bedrooms: 1 Sleeps: 2 Bath/Shower Rooms: 1 Toilets: 1






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Riverside Retreat is a wing of the owners house, in the centre of the small Market Town (village) of Sennybridge to sleep 2 guests.  

A wonderful garden running down to The River Usk - the owner has Inflatable for use on the river and Wild Swimming (of course at visitors own risk). 

There is a shared entrance front door for the two completely independent Safari and Riverside Studios - if they are booked together there is a 5% discount. 

Riverside Retreat 

This would be a very easy place to stay - with good access to all parts of Wales - in the centre of the village of Sennybridge and the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park and yet within easy reach of Mid Wales and not much more to Saundersfoot and the West Wales coast. 

Upstairs - 

Riverside Retreat  


Sleeps 2 - King-Size Bed 

Up a flight of wooden stairs to an olde worlde apartment with beautiful views over the River Usk.  

A new efficient galley style kitchen with an electric cooker, microwave and a fridge with a small freezer compartment.  

A spacious living area with exposed oak beams, a wooden dining table and chairs, large sofa that can also be a single sofa bed and chairs and a TV with freeview. 

A shower room with a hand basin, toilet and a shower 

The bedroom is romantic with a fine king size bed 

Useful Information: 

*All linen and towels 

*All electricity and oil central heating 

*TV with freeview 


*Safe lock up for mountain bikes 

*Mountain bikes for hire to be arranged with the owner 

*Ample parking 

*Extensive gardens with a terrace and lawns down to the river with BBQ's and riverside seating. 

*Sports Therapy Massage available on discussion with the owner. 

*Fishing on the River Usk - tickets available from The Wye & Usk Foundation  

This would be a very easy place to stay - with good access to all parts of Wales - in the centre of the village of Sennybridge and the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park and yet within easy reach of Mid Wales and not much more to Saundersfoot and the West Wales coast. 

Sennybridge has a very good local pub The Usk and Railway and in nearby Defynnog there is also The Tanners Arms. An excellent village shop, garage and cafe just up the road - great for breakfasts if you cannot be bothered to cook. 

The Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor is only a few minutes' drive away. Dan-yr-Ogof Caves, Penderyn Whisky Distillery, well worth a visit and the glorious Waterfall Country is again not far - but do bring your walking boots if you are going to walk there. Storey Arms is the favourite place to walk up Pen-y-fan the highest mountain in South Wales. Bike Park Wales is again only about a 20 minute drive. 

The owner has several good quality mountain bikes for hire. There are many options when it comes to cycling in the Brecon Beacons. Whether you're a roady, an off road junkie or a leisure rider there is something for everyone. Around Sennybridge are lots country lanes with an array of ascents and descents. If you head into Brecon you can cycle along the towpath or join the Taff Trail which goes all the way to Cardiff You can if you wish cycle the Brecon Beacons a 57 mile route that passes right through Sennybridge or just do a part of it. 

There are also several mountain bike routes right on the doorstep a red, blue and green one, something for all abilities. 

Don't worry if you haven't got your bike with you as there are hire bikes on hand. 

Following an active day on the hills, treat your aching muscles to an on site sports massage. The owner is a qualified Sports Massage Therapist, gaining her qualification at the International Institute of Sports Therapy. A member of the International Institute for Complementary Therapists and fully insured. 

Treatments are carried out in a warm room where you will be able to relax listening to soft calming music. Ice packs may be applied where necessary. At the end of the massage you will be offered naturally flavoured water or a herbal tea and advice on what exercises you can perform to aid recovery following an injury. 

Safari Lodge and Riverside Retreat are set on the banks of the River Usk. Guests can try their hand at fishing for salmon and brown trout. All that is required is a rod and a rod license. The license can be arranged for you before your stay. Also a short distance away are numerous other places to fish including Llangorse Lake, Brecon and Monouthshire Canal. 

If you would like to speak to someone who has visited the property please ask for Elizabeth or Ceri. 

A friendly cathedral town in the lee of the mountains with the rivers Usk and Honddu running through. For a small town, there's a lot going on. A leisure centre with a pool, 1930s style cinema, excellent theatre and plenty of shops and cafes. On the outskirts of the town are popular villages including Llangorse with it famous lake, Cantref with its popular adventure farm, Talybont, well known as a walking and cycling hub and Felin Fach, home of The Griffin, a highly acclaimed pub and restaurant. Read more about Brecon