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

The Old Barn in its glorious setting
35 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!
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South Wales, Wales
Interaction with guests
When you arrive at The Old Barn, the keys will be in the door so you can let yourselves in and feel at home straight away. We live on site (but not overlooking you), and are here to help in any way we can, but we will never intrude on your privacy - we will quite simply be as hands on or hands off as you want us to be!
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Excellent - based on 35 reviews
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Helen S
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

The Old Barn is set in the most perfect peaceful location with amazing walks straight from the door. All you can hear is bird song. The property is "top notch" A beautifully renovated barn, with a stylish modern interior. Everything you could need. An extremely well equipped kitchen. You can see the stars whilst luxuriating in the beautiful roll top...

Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed September 14, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We were made to feel very welcome with our two large hounds. The barn was very well equipped, very clean, plenty of room (there is a large area for boots and walking kit etc.) and so beautifully furnished with a contemporary edge. It didn't rain but if it had, we would still have enjoyed every minute in the cosiness and...

Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The Old Barn has been converted to a high standard, and is in the most fantastic location for walking and views. And if you are a fairly fit cyclist then the hills around Abergavenny and the one leading back to the Old Barn will test you.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
If you have any special requirements, please contact us
Please don't exceed the six guest maximum
Not suitable for hen / stag parties or similar
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    2 Queens
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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
Jan 2, 2018 -
Mar 28, 2018
Winter 2018
3 nights
Mar 29, 2018 -
Apr 6, 2018
Easter 2018
5 nights
Apr 7, 2018 -
May 24, 2018
Spring 2018
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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.
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About the neighborhood
Many visitors come here for walking. We provide OS maps and can suggest local walks and pubs for refreshment along your way!

The rivers offer fantastic wild swimming and if you’re lucky enough to have snow, bring your sledge!

Abergavenny is a pretty little town on the Usk, overlooked by mountains. It has a food market, quirky independents, excellent cafes and restaurants, a cinema, a small theatre and a Leisure Centre with pool.

There are great castles and museums within half an hour's drive, and Hay-on-Wye, famous for its bookshops. Drive there through the Vale of Ewyas and over Gospel Pass - stunning! Or for some city buzz (castle, Principality Stadium, Millennium Centre, Doctor Who) Cardiff is an less than an hour away.
Getting around
Car is the easiest way to get about, with most of the key sights within half an hour's drive
If you're fit enough to cycle up the hill to Porth-y-Parc, a bike would also be ideal - but remember this is a VERY hilly area!
Guests without private transport usually arrive by train (Abergavenny Station) and then either get a taxi up to us (10 minutes, about £5) or walk (40 minutes, with a long climb over the last mile and a half).
Once here, if you like walking, you don't need a car, as fabulous walks start from your door, with lovely pub / eating options attached.
Supermarket deliveries are easily organised
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Abergavenny: 3.1 mi
Abergavenny is easily reached by road from all directions:

M4 eastbound for the Severn Bridge 30 minutes
M4 westbound for Cardiff and Swansea 30 minutes
Bristol 1 hour
Hereford ½ hour
Brecon ½ hour
Hay-on-Wye 40 minutes
Builth Wells 40 minutes
Cardiff 50 minutes
Newport 40 minutes
Swansea 1¼ hours
The Gower beaches...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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