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Breathtaking rural views over 3 counties The Hay Barn (sleeps 4 +2)
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Our amazing BBQ Hut is available for guests staying in our cottages.
Breathtaking rural views over 3 counties
The Hay Barn (sleeps 4 +2)
The Old Bike Shed (sleeps 2)
Bay Tree Barn (sleeps 4 + 2)
Totally dog friendly
Bay Tree Barn - cosy rustic country decor
100% dog friendly with no limit on numbers!
Amazing mountain biking on our doorstep with resident guide and bike hire available
Fabulous home made food delivered to your table
Spectacular dog friendly beaches
Enclosed gardens
Stunning forest walks
Beautiful coastal path walks
Open all year - stunning in the snow!  (We have 4x4 vehicles to assist you!)
The Hay Barn - cosy, rustic country decor
The Hay Barn - dining area
View from Brechfa Forest Barns
The Hay Barn
100% dog friendly with no limit on numbers!
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Brechfa, Carmarthenshire, Wales

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Jsmithawe...
Dudley, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“And relax....”
Reviewed 2 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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We arrived on a damp Friday evening to find a warm welcome at Brechfa Forest Barns, the fire was on the place was beautifully lit and a table laid , we enjoyed the delight that is Nikkis cooking and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

We stayed in the Bike Shed which is the smallest of the three cottages yet it is thoughtfully laid out with an enclosed garden and we managed just fine with three large dogs and a 10 week old puppy. It has gorgeous classy furnishings yet feels comfortable and homely, it was exceptionally clean and had a great TV.

There are free roaming sheep so you have to be a bit sensible with the dogs on lead in the yard and path area but you have lots of great walks just outside the property. We have a rescue dog with a few issues around people and Nikki was very understanding and respectful of this, but we found a walk in a huge open moor area where even he could go off lead. There is the lovely forest and lots of other nearby walks.

As soon as we left we were discussing when we could go again all in all a fabulous multi dog friendly break where we were made to refreshingly welcome and at ease. I would highly recommend trying Nikkis brilliant cooking it turned an ordinary weekend break into something really special.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kelly M
Rayleigh, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous!”
Reviewed 20 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We have just had an amazing stay at Brechfa Forest Barns.
A friend and I stayed in The Hay Barn for 5 days with our 4 cocker spaniels.
The cottage was very cosy, with everything you could need, including a welcome pack which lists everything you could possibly need to know about the area.
Nikki is extremely welcoming and nothing is too much trouble.
We opted to have the dinner and dessert on our first night and the breakfast the following day, all of which was extremely delicious
I definitely would not hesitate to recommend Brechfa Forest Barns to my friends, especially those with dogs, in fact we're already thinking about booking again for next year, which isn't something we have done anywhere else we have stayed.
If you're thinking of holidaying in Wales, Brechfa is most definitely the place to stay

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
22 Oct 2014
Just brilliant :) Thanks a million. Soooo pleased you enjoyed. See you next year!
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Joannelf7...
Clevedon, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“wow what a amazing place”
Reviewed 7 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

As soon as we got there Nikki was there to help and show us around Lovely cottage felt like home views to die for .We took our 2 dog there are so many lovely walks

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Liked best: Every thing
Liked least: Having to go home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Rebecca O
Gits, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Would go back in an instant!”
Reviewed 18 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We had a wonderful time in the Bay Tree Barn!

Nikki and Jason go out of their way to make sure your stay is unforgetable =)

The Bay Tree Barn has 2 bedrooms, (with 1 double bed and 2 singles) a good size bathroom, a well equipped kitchen (Nikki also cooks a variety of meals from starter to dessert which she delivers to your table!) a cozy livingroom with flatscreen tv/dvd player, free WiFi and a woodburner, there's also central heating all over the barn. (we didn't use the woodburner because it didn't get too cold in the evening but i imagine it's a real bonus when the weather turns colder!)
When you go outside you are greeted by the most beautiful sight ! (would want to wake up to that view everyday)
Brechfa Forest Barns is totally dog friendly (just like they promised) the garden has a fence all around it so you don't have to worry about letting your dog go out on his own (there's a nice big patch of grass provided for your dogs needs) and alongside the barn there's a broad path of gravel and a table with chairs (for relaxing outside and enjoying the view)

Yes, the Barns are slightly in the middle of nowhere but Nikki and Jason provide a book with all the adresses of the places you might need (shops, pubs, many walking/mountainbiking routes, even take-away adresses) and there's also a large basket with many 'what to do in..'-pamflets or you could just ask Nikki and she'll help you out!
We made some unforgetable walks with amazing views!

To make a long story short (too late!) we had the most wonderful time staying in the Bay Tree Barn and although it's a 6 hour drive for us to get there (from Folkestone) we would and will do it again in the future!

I hope this review wil convince you and your pet that Brechfa Forest Barns is the place to go!

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Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
22 Aug 2014
What a lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your honeymoon Rebecca! All the way from Belgium too :) Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience here for others to enjoy too. For anyone reading this, we'd like to mention that the king-size double bed Rebecca mentions is a zip linked bed which can be separated to make 2 singles instead if it's helpful.
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Bigphilja...
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Spectacular.”
Reviewed 6 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

After a very hectic 15months for my wife and I we decided to go and have a short break, somewhere we could take our dog and chill and also do some walks, and we were not disappointed. Wow what a place, the most beautiful scenery, amazing food cooked by Nikki the owner(delivered to the door) the cottage was the biz, very clean and extremely tidy.The knowledge of the area was second to none.We would highly recommend this place if you have a dog and want a stress free break.

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Management Response
7 Aug 2014
As always we are delighted to hear your stay in The Hay Barn ticked all the boxes. Really hope to see you here again soon for more relaxing :)
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Paul D
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic views and first class accommodation”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This was our second visit and again never failed to impress, wonderful scenery on your door step, dog friendly and beautiful beach walks. Managed to also do one of the local bike trails, there is still so much to do and see and can not wait to come back.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Aug 2014
Thank you Paul and family. It's so lovely when guests return. See you next year?!
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jaynecox
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Just Lovely”
Reviewed 1 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed with a couple of friends and our dog (Dylan- the whiteish Golden Retriever featured in some FB posts!) for a week in early July. We had the most fantastic week. There are some great walks and mountain bike trails locally. Accomodation is really good and very homely. Nikki and her husband are very accomodating and friendly. We wished we had researched the walks/ bike trails etc and beeches a bit more before we arrived but we didnt! so still feel that there is alot more to see and do on our next visit. Also feel that we missed out on Nikki's cooking cos we so enjoyed cooking and BBQ ing for each other we just didnt get round to it. So all in all a great stay which has just given us appitite to return. Great!!

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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