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Brecon Cottages - Crows Nest 1

Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 925421)


(3 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic place, lovely people."

    We had an amazing time and we definitely would recommend this cottage/site. Massive thank you to the gentleman who greeted us. He went an extra mile to make us feel welcome.

    Reviewed by MariuszSep 2017

  • "Nothing to add except to say everything location facilities and accommodation all brilliant!"


    Reviewed by SusanJul 2017

  • "Peaceful and good location"

    Reviewed by TrevorJun 2017

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  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin and WC: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric convector heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, shared use of on-site laundry facilities (additional charge payable), dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample parking in shared car park on-site
  • Shared use of grounds with furniture and BBQ
  • Shared use of indoor heated swimming pool (11m x 4m and up to 1.5m deep), games room, children's play area, crazy golf, gym (over 16’s only), tennis courts and dry ski-slope
  • On-site coffee shop (open 9am-4pm daily)
  • Subsidised entry to The National Showcaves Centre for Wales
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops 4 miles, pub 13 mins walk
  • Note: Pool open 8am – 9pm daily, no lifeguards on duty
  • Note: Ski-slope charged at £12 adult, £10 children for 90 mins skiing (inc. boots and skis), plus tuition for beginners
  • Note: Although this is a no pet property, other properties on-site do accept pets and therefore the site isn't pet free
  • Note: Property accessed via an external staircase and a bridge, children must be supervised at all times

The property

A unique, family-friendly first floor apartment accessed via a slope and private bridge, providing the perfect base for a small group or couple to enjoy the stunning surrounding Brecon Beacons and various attractions on-site.

The spacious accommodation, which includes two bedrooms, both with en-suites provides all you need for a happy holiday, with a comfortable living space showcasing superb sights that stretch up to the surrounding mountains.

Note: Other accommodation may be available on this site; Please search “Brecon Cottages” at the top of the page for more options.

Brecon Cottages Holiday Park

Pen-y-Cae 1.5 miles and Brecon 18 miles.

Peacefully tucked away on the side of a mountain near the village of Pen-y-Cae, in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park, is this charming small cluster of fifteen delightful stone-built holiday cottages surrounded by majestic mountains.

You will be spoilt for choice with all the activities we offer, or you can simply do nothing, and just relax, but keep an eye out for the abundance of wildlife in our nearby woodlands, especially our feathered friends.

These enchanting, well-appointed cottages offer a wide variety of light and contemporary layouts to suit all tastes, so whether you’re a family looking to enjoy the National Park attractions, or a couple looking to escape the hustle and bustle in exchange for a romantic break, or indeed those seeking an activity holiday, these individually designed exquisite cottages provide a wonderful location for your holiday.

Stylish and superbly finished open plan living areas, with quality furnishings, and well-equipped kitchens provide the ideal setting for spending time together with your loved ones in this idyllic setting.

Some of the cottages even have four poster beds, and saunas, just adding that little bit of luxury to help you relax and unwind.

‘Be green at Brecon Cottages’ is our motto as the complex is truly “environmentally friendly.” Our green electricity is generated by the sites own hydroelectric plants and solar panelling!

Brecon Cottages provides a unique range of sports facilities to suit all ages so relax, or burn off that energy by taking a swim in the heated indoor pool, enjoy our crazy golf course, tennis court, or have a lesson on the dry ski-slope!

There is also a games room, and discounted entry for the National Showcaves of Wales which is situated next door and you can even get married in these caves!

The Brecon Beacons is also a walkers' paradise, and just great for mountain biking and for those who prefer a slower pace, you’ll find ample opportunities for lazy days spent going for ‘walkies’ with your four-legged friend, bird watching, fishing, or honing your skills at one of the nearby golf courses.

This area is also designated a Dark Skies Reserve so it’s great for budding astronomers!

Swansea can be easily reached for a day in the city, as can the breathtaking Gower Peninsula coastline with its spotless sandy shores for a day beside the sea.

Simply do as much, or as little as you choose, with friendly cottage staff on hand to help during your stay; so whether you’re looking for a fun-filled family holiday full of activities, or a relaxing romantic retreat, you’re guaranteed to find it with a break at Brecon Cottages.

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About the location


Brecon 20 miles; Swansea 20 miles.

The sleepy little hamlet of Pen-y-Cae lies on the River Tawe amongst the beautiful scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park. With a local country inn serving award-winning food, this is an excellent, away-from-it-all base for your Welsh getaway. Surrounded by sweeping countryside strewn with rounded peaks, Pen-y-Cae is a great place for discovering the great outdoors with an adventure centre nearby where you can enjoy a wide range of activities such as rock climbing and watersports. Just outside the village are the celebrated National Showcaves for Wales. Discovered in 1912, there are three stunning caves to wander through as well as many other exciting on-site attractions to enjoy including a Shire horse farm, an Iron Age village, a range of play areas and over 200 life-size dinosaurs! For breathtaking scenery, simply take a short drive and be inspired by heather-topped mountains, rolling countryside, deep lakes and vast valleys of this vibrant region, with a myriad of walking routes and excellent off-road mountain biking tracks to enjoy. Head to the bright city lights of Cardiff or Swansea, both easily found for a day trip, or to the coast of the picturesque Gower Peninsula with its spectacular surf and immaculate beaches. With a wealth of stunning sights and attractions nearby, this is a superb destination for a break to remember.

Note: Due to external steps and slopes, this site is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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