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autumn colour, BannerStunning Setting….Wonderful Location:

  • Due to Covid-19 we are still closed. Please stay well and safe and we hope to see you next season.



  • Stay in a lovingly converted 19th century cowshed, set in a beautiful, secluded valley; with its own garden, waterfall, sauna and 30 year old Nature Reserve.

A real Getaway Hideaway but easy to find: in the secluded Cothi valley of Brechfa Forest (one of the largest woodlands in Wales; 18,000 acres of ancient & managed forest between the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the southern edge of the Cambrian Mountains).

Well set-up for Nature & Outdoor enthusiasts, with Activities “right on the doorstep” for mountain biking, walking, cycling, watching wildlife, & angling.

Special Services tailored to Your Needs:

  • bike wash, secure bike storage, drying facilities and free wifi
  • pre booked food: at nearby pubs, ready meals, supermarket deliveries
  • sauna: wood fired finish sauna with towels, oils and plunge pool

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walk along the river

walk along the river

 a firepit to sit around in the evenings

free guided tours of our private 23 acre nature reserve, with riverbank frontage

flexible arrival and departure times

The togetherness of a hostel, with no curfew or membership, & the cosL1040822iness of a cottage

Sole use, so no need to wait to use any of the facilities,

Parking for 4 cars, right outside. So much else to see and do within a 25 minute drive

Your stay supports

    • us to develop the ecological richness of our nature reserve,
  • the enhancement of our sustainable living systems.