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Brechfa Forest Barns

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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We offer 3 cosy mountain top retreats with INCREDIBLE VIEWS in the heart of the stunning Carmarthenshire countryside. At the edge of the Brechfa Forest and at 1000 feet, we boast unrivalled views of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion and are perfectly placed to explore the delights of these 3 counties. We are totally DOG FRIENDLY with NO LIMIT ON NUMBERS! With plenty of WALKING from the door, along forest trails and with West Wales offering over 260 miles of coastal paths you will never run out of places to ramble. For MOUNTAIN BIKERS the Brechfa Forest Trails are world renowned and almost unlimited fire tracks start opposite the barn entrance. The location also makes us a great base for a tour of the Welsh trail centres plus we have our own resident MIAS MTB guide and amazin...We offer 3 cosy mountain top retreats with INCREDIBLE VIEWS in the heart of the stunning Carmarthenshire countryside. At the edge of the Brechfa Forest and at 1000 feet, we boast unrivalled views of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion and are perfectly placed to explore the delights of these 3 counties. We are totally DOG FRIENDLY with NO LIMIT ON NUMBERS! With plenty of WALKING from the door, along forest trails and with West Wales offering over 260 miles of coastal paths you will never run out of places to ramble. For MOUNTAIN BIKERS the Brechfa Forest Trails are world renowned and almost unlimited fire tracks start opposite the barn entrance. The location also makes us a great base for a tour of the Welsh trail centres plus we have our own resident MIAS MTB guide and amazing fleet of hire bikes. The Brecon Beacons are just a short drive away and there are plenty of popular ATTRACTIONS nearby including Aberglasney House and Gardens, Carreg Cennan Castle, Oakwood Theme Park, The National Botanical Garden of Wales and many more. There are a selection of lovely PUBS and restaurants nearby and we also offer a mouth-watering menu of HOME MADE MEALS. Bay Tree Barn (sleeps 4) is single storey with 2 bedrooms. It has it's own ENCLOSED GARDEN with 3 ft pig-wired fence, garden furniture and a BBQ. It enjoys a cosy wood burning fires and has a walk in shower cubicle. The Hay Barn (sleeps 4+2) is 2 storey with 2 bedrooms. It is an entirely separate cottage but can be opened up with Bay Tree Barn (via an interlinking door) for large groups if required. It has it's own ENCLOSED GARDEN with 3 ft pig-wired fence, garden furniture and a BBQ. It enjoys a bath with overhead shower. The Old Bike Shed (sleeps 2) is next door. This romantic bijou (14' x 15') open plan studio is perfect for solo guests and couples. It is an annex of the owners farmhouse but is entirely separate with it's own entrance and mini ENCLOSED PATIO with 3 ft picket fence, garden furniture and a BBQ. The bedroom is on a mezzanine sleep platform accessed via a ladder. It enjoys a small wet room inc walk-in shower, toilet & basin. All 3 cottages enjoy BREATHTAKING VIEWS of the surrounding countryside. Each bedroom has zip-linked beds so can be made up as twins or kingsize doubles. There is PARKING right outside plus a hose for dogs & bikes plus secure bike storage. Linen, towels, tea towels, heating & electricity (plus a basket of logs for Bay Tree Barn) are INCLUDED. Further logs are available at £5 per basket. DOGS are VERY WELCOME and there is NO LIMIT ON NUMBERS providing guests are respectful of the accommodation and that it is left in the same clean, tidy manner in which it is presented to you. Pets are charged at £15 each per week or part week. OPTIONAL EXTRAS: fabulous home-cooked meals, BBQ Hut with BBQ pack, mountain bike guide, bike hire, dog sitting, additional logs.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Nikki C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great weekend on our first weekend to the Forest barns, vehicle issues meant we were doing everything from the door, luckily plenty to see and do, enjoyable walks and beautiful views had in every direction. Accommodation was cosy and comfy (in the old...More

Date of stay: December 2021
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Reviewed 22 September 2021

First holiday with our 8 month old puppy. Cosy cottage with fully secure garden (which was important to us) outstanding views,..so peaceful. Great walks and dog friendly beaches. We didn't book the BBQ hut, wished we had though we did have food at The Daffodil...More

Date of stay: September 2021
2  Thank Sparkymonster46
Reviewed 20 September 2021

We have just spent a fantastic break at Brechfa Forest Barns, our first visit but it will definitely not be the last. The location is excellent, set in quiet countryside at the edge of the Brechfa Forest, where there are many dog friendly walks, some...More

Date of stay: September 2021
2  Thank W9432ASallanl
Reviewed 23 July 2021 via mobile

Visit number 6 and you’d think there would be a struggle to describe how utterly beautiful The Barns are. But you’d be wrong. We stayed in The Bay Tree Barn, which has everything you need, it’s all on one level which helps if you struggle...More

Date of stay: July 2021
1  Thank Palmtrees111
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2021

Roll on visit number 7. It's always an absolute joy to have you visit and I even got a snuggle with Archie this time! Can't wait for you to return and thank you for your review and amazing photos.

Reviewed 8 July 2021 via mobile

We have just spent a fantastic week in Bay Tree Barn with our 7 rescues and my 84 year old mum. Brilliant facilities especially the dog park and the secure garden area - there are very few places where we are happy to let all...More

Date of stay: July 2021
1  Thank HelenDempsey
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2021

It was a pleasure to have you all visit. Thank you for taking the time to leave this kind review. See you soon!

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Reviewed 22 June 2021

Pros:- Nikki, the owner, is charming and very accommodating The views are outstanding The Hay Barn is attractive, clean and well equipped Dogs are particularly well catered for. Good Covid precautions Cons:- There are a few safety issues - although there are numerous reminders about...More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank valsurvey
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us Val. So sorry you didn't realise the bedrooms had sloping ceilings. It is marked very clearly on our website (Bedroom 1 = 1 x king size (or 2 x small singles) NB: sloping ceilings...More

Reviewed 21 June 2021

This was my first holiday with my puppy and it was so easy to book and everything was set up so well that we had a super relaxing time. My little furry friend settled in so well and loved the play zone. There was so...More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank 713catrinac
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2021

Such a lovely review - thank you. See you again soon!

Reviewed 22 May 2021 via mobile

Yes our 4th visit to Brechfa Forest Barns and it never disappoints (well apart from the weather this time). Without doubt the most dog friendly place we’ve ever visited without compromising on style or comfort. We stayed in the Hay Barn which has everything you...More

Date of stay: May 2021
3  Thank Vicky D
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2021

It wouldn't be right if we didn't have a booking for you in the diary Vicky! Thanks for the kind review and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 May 2021

We have just returned from the most wonderful relaxing 3 night stay here and my only complaint is that it wasn't long enough! Such a beautiful place the owners really have thought of everything. Was so looking forward to a break after the long winter...More

Date of stay: April 2021
1  Thank Nic_Fletcher1811
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2021

Nic, thanks a million for the smashing review. So very glad you all enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 1 April 2021 via mobile

Managed to get a last minute Easter break here after seeing it recommended on a Facebook dogs group...so glad we came! Absolutely ideal, there's "dog friendly" and then there's Brechfa, "dog gold standard". Everything we needed in the Bike Shed, including some laughs mastering the...More

Date of stay: March 2021
1  Thank nursenansi
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2021

Such a lovely review! You can always use the sofa bed downstairs next time if too much Prosecco prevents you from using the ladder to bed! ;) Thanks a million. See you soon we hope.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
We are totally DOG FRIENDLY! With plenty of WALKING from the door, along forest trails and with West Wales offering over 260 miles of coastal paths you will never run out of places to ramble. The nearby River Teifi is one of the best trout FISHING rivers in Wales. For MOUNTAIN BIKERS the Brechfa Forest Trails are world renowned and almost unlimited fire tracks start opposite the barn entrance. See our award winning sister company www.mudtrek.com for fully-catered week-ends and holidays with FREE 'off piste' mountain bike guiding! Bike hire is available when booked in advance.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Brechfa Forest Barns

Brechfa Forest Barns is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Brechfa Forest Barns has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Brechfa Forest Barns has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Brechfa Forest Barns must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.