Forest Lodge Farmhouse is a Bunkhouse style big house for large groups wishing to holiday together. The house is not "very smart" so visitors can relax and not worry too much about children with sticky fingers or running around. There is a large lawned area in front of the house, ideal as a play area. Forest Lodge is an increasingly popular location for groups taking a self catering holiday. It is in a wonderful position with spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons and the beauty of the surrounding area with walks from the door. It is only 1 mile from the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitors Centre. There are magnificent views of Fan Frynach and Rhos Dringarth Mountains from the farmhouse, and across the common to the National Park Mountain Centre. Forest Lodge was once a very large farm, thus the size of the farmhouse, of some 2000 acres, but now reduced to 400 acres of farmland and many outbuildings. Brecon 5 miles. There is a good pub in the nearest village Libanus called The Tai'r Bull Inn but please call to book a meal.
Sleeps 24 (Can sleep 40 with Forest Lodge Cottages) plus cot, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Large well equipped kitchen with treble size oil fired Aga, large electric cooker, fridge, freezer, ample work, preparation and storage space. Laundry/boot room with washing machine, tumble dryer and drying space. Off the kitchen is a dining room with two long dining tables and benches. One sitting room with sofas and chairs, TV with Freeview and multi-fuel fire, another with a desk and easy chairs. Bedroom layouts are as follows:
Bedroom 1: Large room, 6 single beds and handbasin.
Bedroom 2: Large room, 6 singles and handbasin with featured fire place
Bedroom 3: Double bed and cot
Bedroom 4: Double bed
Bedroom 5: Double and a single bed with attractive feature fire place
Bedroom 6: 5 singles beds and and en-suite shower and toilet
Two bathrooms both with a bath, shower, handbasin and toilet.
Also another separate toilet and handbasin.
Activities and leaders can be arranged on discussion with Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages.
Libanus boasts a village pub but the nearest supermarkets, markets, leisure facilities and hospital etc. are in Brecon. There are several pony trekking centres close to Brecon and an excellent Climbing Wall Rope Centre. Ideal location for groups or family groups - Property to be vacated by 10am on departure day to allow adequate cleaning time. Forest Lodge can be booked solely, or with Charlotte's Cottage, Fern Cottage and Ivy Cottage, in all sleeping up to 40 Visitors.
National Park Visitors Centre, 2 miles from Libanus with its pub and restaurant. Brecon 8 miles.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Ann, Andria, Lucy and 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