Goshawk Safari Lodge, in Talybont-on-Usk is the perfect place for a holiday. It's close to nature, charming and full of luxurious touches.
Goshawk sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms. You'll find it surprisingly spacious and beautifully equipped. There's a kitchen area, private bathroom, proper beds and your own private hot tub outside. It's one of 3 canvas safari lodges at Gilestone Glamping, on a working farm in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Within an easy stroll of Talybont, the village has no fewer than 3 pubs, a village shop, a river, canal and reservoir. It's a major hub for cyclists, runners and canoeists as well as families and groups enjoying the beautiful surroundings.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms
The first thing you'll notice is the luxurious, private wood-fired hot tub, ideal for a relaxing after a hard day's hiking up the mountains. There's a fire pit on which you can prepare your al fresco dinner on a fine day. The veranda has wonderful views across the valley. Inside, there's a kitchen equipped with pretty crockery, a toaster, coffee maker and a gas hob. Piping hot water and and a wood burning stove will ensure that you stay toasty whatever the weather.
There is a proper table and chairs and comfy seating. There isn't a TV, but there are playing cards, board games and a selection of books, and WiFi if you need it.
Beds: There's a double room, a double cabin bed and a twin room. The beds are splendidly comfortable with quality mattresses, Egyptian cotton linen and snug duvets.
Bathroom: A few metres away from your glamping lodge, is your own self-contained "Pitch Pod" - which has a loo, hot shower and wash basin.
On the Farm
The owner, Charles, is happy for guests to roam the farm, and will provide tours by request. Children will love exploring and feeding the chickens. There's a fabulous lake in the next field on which guests can paddle around in the rowing boat, and even swim if they're brave enough.
* Excellent quality bed linen provided
* Electricity, gas and all your wood provided
* Private wood-fired hot tub
* Ample parking in next door field
* Eco friendly
* 1 dog welcome - strictly to be kept on a lead on the farm
* Flexible changeovers
* Use of washing machine
Larger glamping groups can book Goshawk together with Buzzard and Dove, to sleep 16 in total. Very big groups can combine with Gilestone Farmhouse, to sleep 28 in total.
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