Dog-Friendly Holidays Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales is perfect for a rural getaway with your pooch. Our selection of dog friendly hotels and dog friendly cottages is the perfect base to explore the beautiful Black Mountains including Pen y Fan, Sugar Loaf, the Table Mountain path and more in this area of South Wales.

 

  • The Lake Country House Hotel & Spa, PowysInstant Book Overlay Image

    An elegant luxury country retreat, dog-friendly The Lake Country House Hotel & Spa in Wales enjoys a fabulous rural setting in the countryside.

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  • The Cart House, PowysInstant Book Overlay Image
    5.00
    Impeccably converted to exude charm and sophistication, The Cart House offers everything one could desire for a romantic getaway. Nestled in the tranquil hamlet of Merthyr Cynog, this enchanting retreat sits along a private drive, opposite the Norman Church of St Cynog, and shares proximity with the owner’s residence, The Old Vicarage. The owners, artisans of a delightful bakery, extend a unique offer to guests—a complimentary half-day bread-making experience for those indulging in a weeklong stay at The Cart House.
    Surrounded by pastoral beauty, The Cart House serves as an ideal starting point for idyllic walks, including the scenic Epynt Way. Located a mere 8 miles from the historic town of Brecon, guests can explore the rich tapestry of the area, from the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh regiment to the cultural delights of the town’s theatre and cathedral. For a leisurely experience, a barge trip along the canal presents a charming option, while the summertime charm of the Brecon Jazz Festival adds a musical note to the town’s cultural calendar. Additionally, Builth Wells, a mere 11 miles away, boasts the Royal Welsh Showground, hosting a variety of shows and events throughout the year.
    Embraced by lush green countryside and open vistas, The Cart House is an idyllic haven for walkers and cyclists, offering direct access to the picturesque Epynt Way. Beyond its impeccable interiors and scenic surroundings, this retreat provides a perfect base for those seeking to explore the beauty of the Welsh countryside. With the nearest shop, pub, and restaurant just 8 miles away, The Cart House promises both seclusion and convenience for a truly unforgettable escape.
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  • Court House, PowysInstant Book Overlay Image
    Hay-on-Wye, Wales
    5.00
    This beautiful end terrace period holiday property is situated in the centre of the popular border town of Hay-on-Wye and within walking distance of its amenities. World renowned for books and bookshops and its literary festival, it also has a renovated castle, traditional markets with local produce, art galleries, antique and independent shops, great gastro pubs, restaurants and cafés. There is much on offer in the great outdoors with fishing, horse riding, cycle and canoe hire all available locally. Wonderful walking area with two long distance footpaths, namely Offa’s Dyke Path and the Wye Valley Walk, both with stunning scenery of the beautiful border country. Brecon, Builth Wells and the cathedral city of Hereford are all within easy driving. You’ll find a small children’s play park within walking distance as well as stunning riverside walks, close to the riverside beach, The Warren. On road parking is also available should there be more than 1 car. Shop and restaurant 275 yards, pub 165 yards.
    £93
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  • Owl Cottage, CarmarthenshireInstant Book Overlay Image
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    Maesydderwen, meaning oak field, started life as a working farm and later became a country inn, but is now a collection of delightful holiday cottages, beautifully situated within the living landscape of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The charming market town of Llandeilo, with chic shops and an array of good restaurants, cafes and pubs, is just over three miles away. This holiday property has CCTV and has been renovated by the owners who live on-site, and boasts a fantastic hot tub and comfortable accommodation ideal for families, friends or couples. The property has been awarded Bronze in the Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards for self catering accommodation of the year 2018/2019 (3 units or more). There is an abundance of wildlife to see and enjoy from the grounds including woodpecker, siskin, marsh tit, goldfinch, nuthatch and wild roe deer. Red kites can also often be seen soaring overhead and there is a feeding station a 20-minute drive away. You can leave the car behind and enjoy wonderful walks directly from the cottage. If you can drag yourself away from Maesydderwen, there are the beautiful castles of Carreg Cennen and Dinefwr nearby, and the dammed lake of Llyn Y Fan Fach at the western border of the Black Mountains. The National Botanic Garden of Wales, 11 miles, with its great glasshouse dome at its centre, is a year round attraction, and within the Brecon Beacons National Park there are masses of paths and trails for walkers, runners, cyclists, mountain bikers, golfers, horse riders and wildlife watchers. Adrenaline sports such as paragliding, canoeing, rafting and abseiling can also be organised within the national park. Fishing is available in the nearby Towy Valley. Beach 30 miles. Shop and pub 3 miles, restaurant 3¾ miles.
    Owl Cottage can be booked together with Kite Cottage (CC632040), Robin Cottage (CC632042), Wren Cottage (CC632043), The Lodge (CC632044), Kingfisher (UK6278) and Siskin Cottage to accommodate up to 37 guests.
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  • Bwthyn Bach, CarmarthenshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bwythn Bach is set on the west of the Brecon Beacons National Park, boasting stunning views and a perfect base for exploring the beacons. ‘Bwthyn Bach’ is Welsh for ‘Small Cottage’, and is a cosy property sleeping up to two guests. A double bedroom on the first-floor sleeps two, the ground floor comprises a spacious living room, a compact kitchen and bathroom. Outside you will also have a private courtyard garden and driveway parking. You can enjoy a quiet retreat and stay local, making the most of the countryside. If you would prefer to explore more, this property is ideal! Go out into the Brecon Beacons or within 40 minutes you can drive to Swansea. Llandeilo is just 10 minutes from the property by car. Beach 23 miles.
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  • Holly Cottage, PowysInstant Book Overlay Image
    Holly Cottage is a charming, spacious traditional 18th century end terraced cottage. It overlooks the old mining village of Cwmtwrch at the foot of the Black Mountain on the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Next to the cottage is on site private parking for in excess of three vehicles and for any cycle enthusiasts wanting to bring their bikes, the property also offers a lockable bike store. Sympathetically restored, this welcoming cottage offers a cosy sitting room with exposed beams and wood burner, a well-equipped kitchen-dining area and three attractive, comfortable bedrooms. Slate flooring throughout the downstairs is easily cleaned when little paws leave a trail. The fully enclosed garden has a patio area with table and chairs, giving great views of the Twrch valley and making it a lovely spot to enjoy al fresco meals. There’s also a large lawn for your furry (and non-furry) family members to run around on.
    The village has two pubs within 200 metres of the cottage serving good quality food, one of which is also dog friendly. There are three more eateries to be found within 2 miles, all of a good standard. There’s a local golf course as well as riding stables nearby. This wonderful cottage lies at the crossroads of four areas of natural beauty; For the walkers out there, the Black Mountain is quite literally out of the gate and onto any one of 3 footpaths, 2 of which follow the Affon Twrch all the way up the mountain the 3rd follows the Nant Gyws on the other side of the ridge. Just 25 miles to the northeast you will find Pen Y Fan, the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons and 20 miles away to the southwest lies Swansea Bay, the Mumbles and the stunning Gower coastline with its internationally renowned beaches. The epic and romantic castles of Carmarthenshire lie just to the north, whilst the hauntingly beautiful Vale of Neath, and its waterfalls, lie very close by to the east. The National Show Caves for Wales are approximately 10 miles from the property and make a fantastic day out. Bike Park Wales is about a 30-minute drive east from the property at Merthyr Tydfil and Afan Forest Mountain Bike Trails are 30-minutes south, close to Neath, with masses of trails for mountain bike enthusiasts. Holly cottage really is the perfect getaway for nature lovers, walkers, families and explorers alike. A convenient, relaxing base, and a wonderful cottage for a memorable family holiday.
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  • Cwtch Ty Gwyn, CarmarthenshireInstant Book Overlay Image
    Cwtch Ty Gwyn sits on the owner’s land and has far reaching views of the rolling countryside of Brecon Beacons National Park and the picturesque Towy Valley. Decorated to a high standard, Cwtch Ty Gwyn is the perfect property for a relaxing break for families or friends alike. This eco-conscious property consists of an open-plan living space with spacious kitchen-diner and island complete with beautiful oak ridge lantern from which you can look up and view the stars. Kitchen is well equipped and also has a dining table. Step down two steps into the living room with its with Smart TV, unlimited Wi-Fi and Netflix and double sofa bed with deluxe mattress. Please note if sleeping in the living area there are no blinds over the roof lantern in adjacent kitchen-diner, therefore light will come through in the early morning however it’s just perfect for lying in bed and stargazing in the world renowned Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve. From the living area there are French doors leading on to the slate patio area of the garden. The boot/utility room has a washing machine and tumble dryer, microwave and Nespresso coffee machine. There is also a separate shower room with walk-in shower and heated towel rail. There are two bedrooms, one with a king size bed and Smart TV, and a twin room, both with their own en-suite bathrooms.

    The outside space is just fabulous, with a large slate patio complete with luxury outdoor furniture overlooking Llandeilo and the River Towy and an enclosed grassed area. Up to two friendly dogs are welcome at the property, but please be aware that there are sheep and cows grazing opposite the property so it may be wise keeping them on a lead when not in your enclosed garden. There is off road parking which can be found at the side of the property.

    The heart of Llandeilo is on your doorstep and the town holds various events throughout the year, including a music festival, jazz festival and the unique Festival of Senses in November. On the edge of the town why not visit the lovely National Trust Dinefwr Park and Gothic Newton House? A short but energetic walk across the famous King’s bridge and up the hill into the town which is renowned for its award-winning chocolate shop, gin bar, boutique shopping and elegant restaurants. Carmarthenshire is abundant with historical monuments, wonders of nature and fantastic beaches. Travel over breathtaking mountains and lose yourself in the solitude of the vast countryside. Within a few miles you can enjoy days out at Aberglasney House and Gardens and the National Botanical Gardens of Wales, with the largest single span glasshouse in the world.
    Learn the rich history behind the beautiful 12th-century Dinefwr castle situated amongst a tranquil 800-acre park where wild deer roam free. For an adventurous day out, try walking the iconic ’Llyn-y-Fan-Fach’ (Lady of the Lake), which boasts fantastic views over the Brecon Beacons National Park amidst shimmering lakes and tumbling waterfalls. Guests can enjoy themselves fishing on the renowned River Towy, bird watching where red kites can often be seen hovering over Dinefwr Castle, walking, cycling or even a spot of golf or horse riding as these are both nearby. There are also beaches about 30 minutes away on the Carmarthenshire coast.
    £140
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  • Bwthyn Canol, PowysInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bwthyn Canol is a quaint cottage situated in Pentre’r-felin 2½ miles from Sennybridge, great walks to be had from the front door of this lovely cottage. Sennybridge has all the amenities you could need from pubs, restaurants and local shops. The historic town of Brecon is 9 miles from the property where you will find plenty of coffee shops, art galleries, restaurants and bars, and don’t miss a visit to the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh at the barracks. It is also a great location for star gazers as the property is in the Brecon Beacon National Park and is an International Dark Sky Reserve.
    For those looking to explore the Brecon Beacons National Park then this property is just 9 miles from the base of Pen Y Fan, so you can enjoy a climb to the top to see the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside. Bwthyn Canol is a fabulous base for walkers and cyclists as there is plenty of beautiful countryside to explore. There are walks to be had from all directions of this terraced property which is great for your four-legged friends and for those wishing to cycle in the area there are plenty of routes, BikePark Wales is roughly a 25-minute drive from the property. The literary town of Hay-on-Wye is 28 miles away with its array of book shops and of course the world-renowned Hay Festival that is held every year.
    £99
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  • Yew Tree Cottage, PowysInstant Book Overlay Image
    Perfect property for those looking to explore the Brecon Beacons national park, this lovely cottage is based in the village of Defynnog. The property comprises of living/dining room with Smart TV, snug with Smart TV, kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. On the first floor there are three bedrooms which include two double rooms, and a bunk bedroom, also with a bathroom including shower over the bath. Please note the garden is opposite the property over the road and is lawned and enclosed with garden furniture, on road parking.
    There are two pubs in the village both serving food, including Sennybridge which is a mile away and has several pubs and grocery stores. Brecon is just 9 miles from the property; there is plenty to do in Brecon itself, with the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh, a short distance from the property, as well as a theatre and cathedral. If you fancy taking things at a slower pace, why not take a barge ride down the canal.
    The town is also the home of the Brecon Jazz Festival in the summer. The literary town of Hay-on-Wye is 26 miles away with its array of book shops. For those looking for some great trails then Bike Park Wales is 18 miles away and Zip World is 22 miles away. Pub and shops within 1 mile.
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    Come and discover these two beautiful properties Ty Afon Reg (UK38509) and Ty Afon Arch (UK38515) set next door to each other and offering a fantastic standard throughout after being fully renovated and transformed in 2022 to a very high standard. Nestled within the small village of Garnant on the edge of truly stunning Brecon Beacons and enjoying a local pub, village shop and a choice of dining with restaurants within walking distance.
    From Ty Afon Reg you can discover lots of places to visit and outdoor activities are plentiful. Guests can enjoy an interesting visit to the Dan yr Ogof Showcaves, which are within easy driving distance, as is Margam Country Park. Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, or further afield, visit the Gower Peninsula, Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its beautiful sandy beaches. Cardiff, the vibrant capital city of Wales, offers many places of historical interest, bustling shops, nightlife, stadiums and concert arenas. Ty Afon Reg offers a fantastic base to discover this wonderful area the large open plan modern contemporary kitchen/dining room is a great social space and perfect for cooking that special meal or enjoy a breakfast at the breakfast bar before heading out to see the area, the kitchen leads through to a bright and airy dining area with dining table for eight and, bi-fold doors leading to your garden. On an evening curl up in front of the wood burner with a good book or enjoy a movie or sit out and watch the stars from your hot tub, it really does offer a luxurious break away with friends and family.
    The Swansea Leisure Centre and Waterpark is a firm favourite with visitors of all ages with a lazy river, wave pool, the board rider for indoor surfing and the master blaster rollercoaster waterslide, as well as the maritime museum and marina. Cycling is very popular in the Afan Argoed Country Park and golf and horse riding can also be found locally. Nearby Pontardawe has a swimming pool, indoor bowls, leisure centre and arts centre with cinema.
    Ty Afon Reg can be booked together with Ty Afon Arch (UK38515) to accommodate up to 10 guests.
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