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.
- Llandeilo, WalesThis large detached property is ideally located just 9 miles from Llandeilo, perfect for larger families or groups of friends alike. Vijay Gardens comprises of a spacious living room with a 22ft projector screen TV and several sofas, kitchen area, utility room with two washing machines and two tumble dryers, and a large dining room with plenty of seating for everyone. There is a double bedroom on the ground floor and on the first floor there are 5 further bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities.
There is a lovely lawned garden, great for children and pets to play in, with garden furniture and a large BBQ, ideal for those warmer days. With the River Amman running alongside the garden, guests can enjoy a spot of fishing as there are fishing rights for this part of the river. Beach 19 miles. Shop and pub ½ mile, restaurant 3 miles.£759From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Brecon, WalesThis gorgeous, semi-detached cottage, situated in the village of Llangattock, overlooking the River Usk, has been restored to a high standard with your comfort in mind. The ground floor of the property compromises a large kitchen and an open plan living/dining room with a wood burner. Upstairs you will find three lovingly furnished bedrooms, one with the added benefit of en-suite facilities, as well as a family bathroom. The outside of the property has an enclosed garden with lawned area, as well as a patio area complete with a private Jacuzzi. There is also a barbecue and for those who enjoy cooking there is a pizza oven. Adjacent to the garden you will find a garage to store bikes and any outdoor equipment. This is also used as a games room and features a table tennis table, pool table and dart board and two arcade games. There is a hot outdoor shower near the hot tub.
Honeycott lies within walking distance of the historic town of Crickhowell, named the 2019 ’best place to live in Wales’ by the Sunday Times, and also ’best high street in Britain’ 2018. There is an array of amenities there including boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants. For those who enjoy music festivals, Crickhowell is home to the Green Man during August. The town of Abergavenny is 6 miles away and there you will find some fine dining restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Walnut Tree Inn and The Hardwick Restaurant owned by chef Stephen Terry. The town is host to the annual food festival in September. Brecon is just 14 miles away from Honeycott and has lots of places of interest to visit such as the Welsh Regimental Museum and Brecon Cathedral, and it is also home to a jazz festival every August. For those wanting to explore the area on foot, Pen Y Fan, South Wales’ highest peak, offers great opportunities. Sugar Loaf Mountain also nearby and is the southernmost of the peaks in the Black Mountain Range. Whatever you decide to do whilst on your holiday, Honeycott will be sure to provide the perfect home from home feel. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 200 yards.£225From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Llandeilo, WalesA lovely converted cottage renovated to a good standard with lots of home comforts, comprising of a living room, separate dining room and kitchen, two double bedrooms, a single bedroom, contemporary bathroom and an external utility room.
This great property is located in Garnant, 4 miles from the town of Ammanford and 15 miles from Swansea, a great location for those wanting to explore south wales. Take a bike ride in Lyn Llech Owain Country park, a 158 acre park of woods, lakes and forest tracks for those wanting a more leisurely ride, and for adrenaline junkies you can head to the rough mountain trails. At the end of a busy day, come back and relax in the lovely enclosed garden to the rear of the property and watch the sun go down.
If it is walks you are looking for then there are plenty of sites to visit in this area. Head down to the Four Waterfalls in Ystradfellte and take in the natural beauty of the Welsh land and see the water cascading over the rocks. Head on down to the National showcase caves at Dan yr Ogof for a great day out for kids and adults. Beach 23 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£58From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Cardiff, WalesThe Groom’s Room has been restored to a good standard and offers great accommodation for couples, small families or friends alike, with an open plan living space with patio doors overlooking the paddock and surrounding countryside. It is situated on the owner’s stud farm and the property overlooks a paddock with the owner’s pet sheep and horses in. There is a paddock to exercise your dogs in and you can also bring your own horses as there is plenty of stabling here with lots of places to hack out (stabling is at cost, by direct arrangement with owners).
There is plenty to do in the area whether you are walking or cycling. BikePark Wales is approximately 8 miles from the property and hosts some of the best mountain biking routes in the world. For those who enjoy walking then Garwnant Visitors Centre in the Brecon Beacons is a great place to take the kids - plenty of walks to be had and a great play park. Dare Valley Park is a great place for taking in the nature and listening to the birds with 500 acres of pond dipping. The property is also within a short distance of the Ystradfellte waterfalls and Penyfan. If you would like to spend an afternoon shopping, then the retail park at Cyfarthfar has plenty of shops for you to peruse. If you want to leave the car behind, the city of Cardiff is easily accessible by train from Aberdare for a day out. For those looking for watersports or a trip to the beach, Barry Island is 25 miles from the property. Whatever you decide to do this converted stables is greatly placed for all activites. Shop, pub and restaurant 1¼ miles.£72From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Brecon, WalesThis lovely cottage is right on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in Waterfall Country with access from the doorstep directly into the countryside. Visiting Sgwd Yr Eira Waterfall is a fantastic way to spend a day exploring with or without your pets, with fabulous views en-route of the open countryside, be sure to take a jacket as you can walk right behind the waterfall. Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in South Wales is less than a 30-minute drive from the property. En-route you can pop into the Penderyn distillery to see how award-winning whisky and gin is produced, you could also follow on to the historic town of Brecon with its cathedral and Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh, or simply have a wander around the art gallery and enjoy some coffee and cake.
For those adrenaline junkies looking for some excitement, Bike Park Wales is approximately a 30-minute drive north from the property and Afan Forest Mountain Bike Trails are 30-minutes south with masses of trails for mountain bike enthusiasts. If you tire of the mountains you are never far from the sea either with Aberavon Beach less than 20 miles away and the famous Gower Peninsula only 30 miles away. The National Show Caves for Wales are a short drive from the property and make a fantastic day out with three of the largest caves to experience, the kids will also love the dinosaur feature they have. Almost directly across the road you will find Craig Y Nos Castle and the attached country park which was formally owned by opera signer Adelina Patti. If you are looking for some retail therapy the property is perfectly located only 13 miles from the historic market town of Neath and 20 miles from Swansea, both of which have traditional indoor markets. Cardiff is also easily reachable within an hours drive, or by train from Neath station. The cottage is within easy walking distance of the village center with it’s choice of four welcoming public houses serving hot meals. This home from home is a fabulous base to come back to after a day out exploring the area. Beach 20 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 800 yards.£50From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Brecon, WalesTegfan is a warm and welcoming bungalow in the village of Llangenny, a short drive from the picturesque town of Crickhowell, nestling in the wonderful Usk Valley. Tegfan offers plenty of space for a family or group of friends and is all on one level. As you enter through the lovely conservatory, you will undoubtedly be struck by the amazing views of the Black Mountains; the eastern range of the Brecon Beacons National Park. There is also gorgeous view from the open plan kitchen and living room, and of course the spacious garden. The owner, who lives nearby, has thoughtfully furnished and equipped the bungalow, and it offers spacious accommodation, with three bedrooms, a bathroom and additional walk in wet room, ideal for anyone less mobile.
Within the nearby Georgian town of Crickhowell, you will find a high street reflecting the character of a long lost era. John Evans described it as the "Glittering Jewel of the Vale" in his 19th-century book, ’The Garden of Wales’. Here, there are friendly independent shops and businesses selling local produce and products. There is also a wide selection of places to eat, from pubs and cafés to restaurants and a bistro. The remains of a 13th-century castle still stand in the town, whilst the Iron Age hillfort of Crug Hywel, better known as Table Mountain, looks down upon the town from the flanks of Pen Cerrig-calch to the north. The Beacons Way, which passes through the town, will take you steeply up there, although there plenty of more leisurely walks available, including beside the River Usk or along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal in nearby Llangattock. The Crickhowell Walking Festival has become very well-established in recent years, or you might also want to catch the town’s Dragon Festival or the Green Man Music Festival in the Brecon Beacons.
There are events and activities in the area all year round, including festivals of food and drink, jazz and stargazing (the Beacons are an International Dark Skies Reserve). Adrenalin packed adventures nearby include caving, climbing, paragliding, cycling, horse riding and boating on Llangorse lake. A 30-minute drive will bring you to the Big Pit National Coal Museum, where you can go underground as the coalminers did, or visit the dinosaurs and show caves at Dan-yr-Ogof.
Check out the lovely towns of Brecon, Abergavenny, Monmouth and Usk, or visit Wales’ capital, Cardiff, which is an easy 60-minute drive. The city offers a startling range of unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping. Fans of the cult show will enjoy a visit to the Dr Who Experience. Whatever your interest and whether you choose a short break or a longer stay, Tegfan will provide you with the perfect homely base to enjoy this wonderful part of Wales. Shop 1¼ mile, pub and restaurant 300 yards.£66From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Llandovery, WalesSet in an elevated position within the Brecon Beacons National Park, this charming detached conversion of a 19th-century barn enjoys spectacular views down the valley. Furnished and equipped to a high standard with a pretty enclosed garden, it is ideally placed for a holiday with beautiful walks in the tranquil surroundings. Welsh National Botanic Gardens 20 miles. Llangadog 10 miles and Llandovery 6 miles, both with pubs and restaurants. Shops 5 miles.£68From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Pengenffordd, WalesSet within its own 4-acre grounds with public footpath giving direct access to the Black Mountains, this 18th-century house has panoramic views from all rooms.
Llangorse lake offers water sports, fishing and nature reserve. Riding is available locally and the local treking centre is within ¼ mile. Historic Brecon, Hay-on-Wye with interesting shops and eateries, Abergavenny are all within easy driving distance. Sandy beaches are only an hour’s drive away. Beach 23¾ miles. Pub and restaurant ¼ mile.£134From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Llangadog, WalesTwo delightfully located cottages on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and in stunning countryside that share a cobbled courtyard. Llangadog itself, 3 miles, is a charming village with pubs and eateries. Close by is the spectacular Red Kite Feeding Centre and buzzards also abound. Salmon, sewin and trout are found in the crystal clear waters of the rivers and mountain streams; the area is idyllic for walking, cycling, bird watching, fishing and carriage driving. National Botanical Gardens of Wales and Aberglasney Gardens are not to be missed. The ancient market towns of Llandovery, 3 miles and Llandeilo, 9 miles offer history and places to eat whilst Llandeilo also boasts an antique centre, interesting shops and castle. Pub 3 miles.£41From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Llangadog, WalesTwo delightfully located cottages on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and in stunning countryside that share a cobbled courtyard. Llangadog itself, 3 miles, is a charming village with pubs and eateries. Close by is the spectacular Red Kite Feeding Centre and buzzards also abound. Salmon, sewin and trout are found in the crystal clear waters of the rivers and mountain streams; the area is idyllic for walking, cycling, bird watching, fishing and carriage driving. National Botanical Gardens of Wales and Aberglasney Gardens are not to be missed. The ancient market towns of Llandovery, 3 miles and Llandeilo, 9 miles offer history and places to eat whilst Llandeilo also boasts an antique centre, interesting shops and castle. Pub 3 miles.£38From price per night based on 7 night stay