Cycling

We think we have got some of the best road and mountain biking in the world - great roads and tracks and views and hills to take your breath away. If you're looking for a family day out, the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal is perfect for a relaxed cycle, or try the miles and miles of quiet waymarked routes in the glorious Crychan Forest.

Many of our cottages have the accredited Cyclists Welcome Award which means they have made a safe area for bike storage, washing and maintenance, and provide information about the many routes available across the Brecon Beacons, The Black Mountains and the Black Mountain.

Where to Buy or hire mountain bikes

Gateway Cycles, Abergavenny

Bike Base Wales, Abergavenny

M and D Cycles, Abergavenny

Cycle Tec

Williams Garage, Bike Hire, Cwmdu, Crickhowell, 01874 730289

Cycle basket, Llangynidr

Drover Cycles, Hay-on-Wye - bikes to hire, buy, bike fit, fitness tests, they even have trailers for your pooch to go in!

Pedal Power, Llandovery

Towy Valley Cycles, Southern National Park

Bikes and Hikes, Brecon (now offer 'Paddle and Pedal' days. You can hire bikes and canoes from them and they will deliver the canoes to Talybont and Pencelli to link up with your cycle route, so you can spend a day partly on the stunning trails, tow path and quiet roads, and partly canoeing along the canal.)

Activity Centres

Black Mountains Activities

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7 nights from £262
Short breaks from £197

Buckton Granary

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 3
    • Garden
    • Wi-Fi

A contemporary warm and very comfortable Granary with stunning views across the valley to The Black Mountains. Only a mile to Hay-on-Wye with the many interesting antiquarian book shops, boutiques and with some great places to eat.The River Wye is close by where fishing can be arranged or canoes hired. Footpaths lead straight from the door up to Hay Bluff, Wye Valley and Golden Valley and on The English Welsh Borders.

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7 nights from £902
Short breaks from £677

Abercynafon Farm Barn

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Sleeps: 10
    • Garden
    • Woodburner
    • Pets welcome
    • Wi-Fi

A wonderfully located, beautifully restored self-catering barn. Spacious, light and comfortable. Perfect for your family holiday, weekend escapes, celebrations and get-togethers. Remote, yet accessible, situated near the Blaen Y Glyn waterfalls and the Talybont reservoir. Talybont on Usk 4 miles.

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7 nights from £283
Short breaks from £212

Barley Store Llanilid Un

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Sleeps: 2
    • Wi-Fi

Enjoy a peaceful self-catering holiday in a stylishly converted warm & comfortable barn, whatever the weather. On a beautiful large organic farm with walks through the fields, woods to the mountains. Private Coarse fishing in stocked pool. Brecon 12 mls

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7 nights from £426
Short breaks from £320

Madog Barn

Property rating: 5 stars
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
    • Garden
    • Fishing
    • Pets welcome
    • Wi-Fi

A beautiful Five Star self-catering 18th century barn, set in a secluded valley near the village of Cray in Brecon Beacons National Park. Pets Welcome. The most glorious panoramic views and wonderful walking country.

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7 nights from £365
Short breaks from £274

Sunday House

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
    • Woodburner
    • Fishing
    • Pets welcome
    • Wi-Fi

A very pretty two bedroomed old Sunday School House, set in a tiny hamlet only three miles from Trecastle. A great place for visiting all of The Brecon Beacons National Park with Mountain Bike Trails and Red Kite Feeding Station.

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7 nights from £336
Short breaks from £252

Oriel Garn Cottage

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
    • Garden
    • Fishing
    • Wi-Fi

Oriel Garn near Abergavenny, is a very comfortable cottage and quiet retreat for 4 people. Close to The Brecon & Monmouth Canal, The Black Mountains and the Blorenge Mountain. Stunning views, excellent walking and cycling. Abergavenny 5 miles and M4 junction 24 is 20 miles.

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7 nights from £853
Short breaks from £640

Beech Tree Eco Lodge

Property rating: 5 stars
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Sleeps: 9
    • Garden
    • Ground floor facilities
    • Hot Tub
    • Fishing
    • Games Room
    • Wi-Fi

Beech Tree Eco Lodge is a luxurious and beautiful holiday cottage 12 miles from Brecon. It has glorious views, shared hot tub, pool table and children's play area. Great walks, Mountain Bikes at property. Brecon 12 miles. Swansea 30 miles.

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7 nights from £496
Short breaks from £372

Bullrush Barn

Property rating: 5 stars
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 6
    • Garden
    • Pets welcome
    • Wi-Fi

Bulrush Barn is set beside the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal, walk to the local pub. Only a couple of miles to Brecon, beautifully converted with oak beams. Hire a Canal Boat to explore this fascinating canal or visit Brecon at a leisurely pace. Great base for walkers and cyclists. Accepts 1 well behaved dog.

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7 nights from £226
Short breaks from £170

Mawr Cottage

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 3
    • Garden
    • Pets welcome

Escape all mobile telephone reception and Wifi!!! This delightful cottage set on a remote sheep farm in the Cambrian Mountains, has wonderful views and wild walking country where you never meet a soul - red kites fly overhead. The Red Lion 3 miles. Builth Wells & Royal Welsh Show Ground 20 minutes drive.

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7 nights from £718
Short breaks from £539

Kite Stable Cottage

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Sleeps: 11
    • Garden
    • Hot Tub
    • Pets welcome
    • Wi-Fi

Spacious cottage in a stunning spot, just 5 miles from Llandovery. This self-catering cottage sleeps 9 in 5 bedrooms and is great for those who love the outdoors with fantastic access to mountain biking, walking and birdwatching. Close to Crychan Forest Trails.

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