We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

The Old Barn, Porth-y-Parc, in the Brecon Beacons

Save
The Old Barn in its glorious setting
Excellent
28 reviews
The Old Barn in its glorious setting
The sunny courtyard - perfect for al fresco breakfast
The patio.....
...with that view!
the superbly equipped kitchen
the lovely oak dining table seats up to 12
Relax in comfort after a day in the hills amid the warmth of old oak beams and a roaring fire
the open and spacious living space
The West Bedroom - light, bright and ......
very cosy.
The East Bedroom - extra-wide single beds and, of course, the view!
more beautiful oak beams upstairs
A quiet corner for a read or a doze
The Bat Room - Sugar Loaf views and an ensuite wetroom
triplet lambs receiving extra tlc from the hens as well as their mum!
Feeling blue - bluebells carpet the woodlands above Porth-y-Parc
it's worth the pull up to the summit of Sugar Loaf....less than an hour's walk
summer sunset over Sugar Loaf
Autumn glory at Porth-y-Parc
Sugar Loaf looking very well sugared indeed!
Go Wild!  Nothing beats a cool river dip after a hot summer walk!
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Inquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Barn -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Southern Wales, Wales
The Old Barn stands on its own at the end of the yard of our 35 acre organic smallholding on the slopes of Sugar Loaf Mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is surrounded by fields and National Trust woodland. We have lovingly restored the barn as a stylish and comfortable holiday home using traditional Welsh slate, oak, lime and eco-friendly materials. There is fabulous walking from the doorstep into the Black Mountains and on into the Brecon Beacons, and outdoor activities such as cycling, riding, kayaking and wild swimming are available locally.

Inside the barn is a stylish mix of old and new, with contemporary furniture and lighting alongside traditional oak beams and antiques. The kitchen is superbly equipped, reflecting our own love of good food – a homemade cake and eggs from our free range ducks and hens are part of...
Read more
About the Owner, Roz S
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 45 reviews and 2 properties
Contact Owner | See more properties
Listing #HL350540
Reviews from our community
 of 5 bubbles
Excellent - based on 28 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Susan R
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

We loved our stay here. Although set in lovely countryside the town is easily reached and we found it a good base for visiting the area. The Barn is very comfortable and well equipped with everything our party of 5 needed, including a welcome package of wine, fresh eggs and a delicious home made cake. The owners were on hand...

More
ColdCossa...
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017 for a stay in July 2016

I will keep this short and sweet as my title tells all that needs to be told. We arrived in July 2016 after flying in from Norway to The Old Barn, I was instantly impressed and glad i had choosen this accommodation for our holiday in Wales. The Barn itself is tucked away from the centre of town and within...

More
Sally-Ann...
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We recently stayed at The Old Barn with our 8 month old daughter and my parents. It was our first trip with the baby and what a fantastic choice we made in choosing The Old Barn. I was so impressed with the quality of the interior and the how well appointed it was. There wasn't anything missing - there was...

More
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
£115
--
5 Jun 2017 -
24 Jul 2017
early summer 2017
3 nights
£145
£750
25 Jul 2017 -
3 Sep 2017
high summer 2017
5 nights
£175
£900
4 Sep 2017 -
1 Oct 2017
late summer 2017
3 nights
£145
£750
View all periods
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Discount offered for couples or smaller groups using the main barn only - contact us for details.
Nightly prices apply to stays of up to four nights; reduced rates are applied to a fifth night - please enquire.
Hide Rates
Map
About the neighbourhood
Abergavenny is a compact and pretty little town on the River Usk, overlooked by its three mountains – Sugar Loaf, The Blorenge and Skirrid. It bustles with life, especially on markey days and offers quirky independent shops alongside 21st century essentials such as Waitrose, Waterstones and Caffe Nero! <BR><BR>The settlement began life as a fort in Roman times, and went on to prosper thanks to local trades as diverse as wool, flannel making, wig-making and tanning. There is a small museum in the castle.<BR><BR>The Castle Meadows, which meander along the banks of the river, are a haven for wildlife – with a bit of luck you can spot heron, kingfishers and even otters. It is also an extremely popular sheep-free walking spot for local dogs and their owners! Just ov... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Abergavenny: 5.0 km
Abergavenny is easily reached by road from all directions:<BR><BR> M4 eastbound for the Severn Bridge 30 minutes<BR>M4 westbound for Cardiff and Swansea 30 minutes<BR>Bristol 1 hour<BR>Hereford ½ hour<BR>Brecon ½ hour<BR>Hay-on-Wye 40 minutes<BR>Builth Wells 40 minutes<BR>Cardiff 50 minutes<BR>Newport 40 minutes<BR>Swansea... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
Nearby cities
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
If the owner has provided contact information, you may contact him or her directly. If not, you can contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner
How will the owner contact me?
This owner may contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox, your personal email, or phone.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to check if the property is still available. If the owner has listed a phone number, you can also call to follow up. send enquiries to other properties. \n If you still don't hear from the owner, TripAdvisor recommends that you send enquiries to other properties.
How do I pay?
For this property, you may use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox; the owner may also offer other payment options. \n You must pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox if you want to be covered by our Peace of Mind Protection. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
If you pay online via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox, your payment will be covered by our Peace of Mind Protection.
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
from
£115
/
Night
Week
Book Now
54 travellers
viewed this property in the past week
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.