Glan Camlas Cottage


Bedrooms: 1 Sleeps: 2 Bath/Shower Rooms: 1 Toilets: 1
3 Star Rating






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Set in an absolutely delightful location right on the banks of the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal in the centre of The Brecon Beacons National Park - the start for many beautiful walks - for anyone who loves water and boats and easy walking - this is the perfect place to stay. One of the only places where you can walk out of the door straight onto the canal bank. Sit and watch the canal boats cruise gently by.

A traditional canalside cottage, Glan Camlas Cottage originally dates from the 18th century and is situated on the banks of the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal in the village of Talybont, with its excellent Shop, Cafe, Post office and village pubs. There are superb views over the Usk Valley to the Black Mountains from the cottage (it was once an old pub), and is only a couple of minutes walk from the centre of the village. The nearest pubs are The White Hart and The Star both on the banks of the canl, the Travellers Rest now an excellent restaurant only 100 yards away and does excellent food on weekend but you need to book.

Cottage Accommodation

Sleeps 2

Kitchen/Sitting room

An open plan kitchen and sitting room with an electric cooker, fridge, microwave, dining table and chairs. There are comfy sofa and chairs and a flat screen TV with SKY basic package and DVD.

There is a sunny porch to leave coats, boots and shoes.

Upstairs to

Bedroom 1: double bedroom

Bathroom: has a shower cubicle, handbasin and toilet.

Useful information

  • All linen and towels inclusive
  • All Electricity and storage central heating inclusive
  • WIFI 
  • Unsuitable for pets and small children
  • Off road parking outside the cottage for two cars
  • A sunny Patio area and furniture right beside the canal.
  • Walks straight along the Brecon and Monmouth canal

    Brecon 7.2 miles

    The walks from the cottage along the canal either way are delightful, following the canal tow path towards the village, you pass where the disused rail bridge cuts across the road into the village and the aquaduct that carries the canal over the Caerfanell River, a tributary of the Usk was dammed to form the reservoir two miles away. The canal footpath passes The White Hart and Star Inn and reaches the fascinating Bascale Bridge, once an old wooden drawbridge now a more modern swing bridge; this is where traffic gives way to canal craft and visitors stop and watch as the boats navigate through the narrow walls of the canal, near the village Shop, Cafe and Post Office.  Walking in the other direction you pass The Travellers Rest and are soon passing over Ashford Tunnel where the canal boats pass under a bank and then one reaches the five locks at Llangynidr.

    If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn, Ceri, Joanna, Edwina or Lucy

  • 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