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Brechfa Forest Barns

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Overview
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
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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 3 weeks ago

We booked this as last minute getaway the day before and we weren't disappointed. The Old Bike Shed was warm and cosy with views to die for. Its a fab base for both countryside and coast. Nikki warmly welcomed us and gave lots of helpful...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank Wwitch1
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hope so guys! We’d love to have you back. Perfect guests. Thank you 🙏😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family of five ( Including Sam the dog) We spent the most wonderful three nights in The Hay Barn. The views are absolutely fabulous at this incredibly peaceful location. Comfortable accommodation and easy to find. Secure garden space for our medium sized agile dog, although...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Really hope to see you again soon. Thank you very much for your kind review. PS: the fences are due to be replaced shortly and we are looking into 5ft fences providing they don’t obscure our beautiful views 😊

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Reviewed 17 April 2019

Yep, this is my 8th visit to Brechfa Forest Barns! Over the last 5 years I've been with mountain bike mates, my wife, my wife and kids and now all of us including our new puppy. Every time we go we never run out of...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank astansfield79
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You are officially our most frequent guest Anthony! Although your 8 visits is about to be matched by another group who re-book every year 😬 so you’d better book another trip quick to stay ahead! 😉

Reviewed 16 April 2019

A superb weekend! We loved the The Old Bike Shed, cosy and warm after a day out at the many dog friendly beaches! The forest walk was simply stunning. A weekend isn't long enough. Beautiful location to relax, unwind, go for a stroll and read...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank Amanda S
BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a joy it is to read how our guests enjoy all we have to offer. Thank you so much.

Reviewed 12 April 2019

2nd visit to Brechfa Forest Barns - the two of us plus Jess the dog. The setting is stunning - peaceful with dark night skies (we live in Birmingham so this is a revelation!). Accommodation was excellent - we stayed in the Hay Barn. Once...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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BrechfaForestBarns, VR Owner at Brechfa Forest Barns, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2019

So glad to hear you’ll be back for a 3rd visit. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your thoughts. We really appreciate it 🙏😊

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Dryer
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Corporate Bookings
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Fireplace
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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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Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby
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