For a lot of people looking for Brecon Beacons holiday cottages dog friendly properties are absolutely essential. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of ten featured properties in the region that accept pets. Each one has received outstanding reviews from previous occupants.
This traditional farmhouse property has been beautifully renovated to offer dog-friendly holiday accommodation for up to eight guests. It’s set close to the market town of Builth Wells and is brimming with character features such as exposed brickwork and ceiling beams. The well-furnished interior comprises four bedrooms, a bathroom with bath and shower over, a large kitchen with AGA cooker and a cosy living room with feature-fireplace that houses a wood-burner. To the front is an enclosed garden with decking and furniture. Blaen Henllan affords some wonderful rural views and is a superb base from which to explore this lovely part of the world – both the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains are within close proximity. So too are picturesque towns such as Llandrindod Wells (8 miles) and Hay-on-Wye (10 miles).
Pretty stone holiday cottage in Painscastle that sleeps six guests with four bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 double, 2 singles) – there are numerous traditional character features found throughout including ceiling beams, slate flooring and a showpiece fireplace with wood-burner stove. The farmhouse-style kitchen is spacious and well-equipped – there are also two sitting areas, one with dining table – both have wood-burners. Outside is a private garden with patio, furniture and a barbecue. Guests also have exclusive use of a hot tub which is located in an open barn next to the garden. This lovely, dog-friendly holiday property is well-placed for exploring the Brecon Beacons National Park and Black Mountains – in fact, the surrounding countryside is a walker’s paradise with numerous paths and bridleways criss-crossing this idyllic region. These include the Three Castles Path, Offa’s Dyke Path and the Mortimer Trail. Picturesque towns and villages in the area include Hereford, Hay-on-Wye and Builth Wells.
One of two former granaries that have been sympathetically converted to offer stylish holiday accommodation – it’s a ground floor property that sleeps 2 with one double bedroom. The bright and airy interior also comprises a bathroom with bath and shower, a modern, well-equipped kitchen and comfy living room. Outside is a private patio with furniture and pond. Guests also have access to a shared garden that includes a fire pit. On the doorstep is Madley – an attractive little village with two pubs that nestles on the fringes of the Golden Valley. The stunning Wye Valley AONB and Brecon Beacons National Park are also close-by as are picturesque historical towns such as Hay-on-Wye and Hereford. Those looking to explore this magnificent region will be able to take advantage of the numerous paths and bridleways in the local vicinity.
This well-presented lodge offers an alternative for those looking to rent dog friendly holiday cottages in the Brecon Beacons. Well appointed, Lundy Lodge offers luxury self catering accommodation for four guests. Inside there are two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), a bathroom with shower and bath, a modern kitchen and sitting area with free-standing wood-burner. These form part of a spacious, stylish open-plan configuration lay-out that includes character features such as a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. The exterior consists of an enclosed garden with furniture and a hot tub. The vibrant border town of Hay-on-Wye is about six miles from the property and boasts an excellent collection of independent shops and top restaurants. The historical cathedral city Hereford is about 20 miles away. Within close proximity to Lundy Lodge are a variety of picturesque regions such as the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Black Mountains and the Wye Valley.
Dog friendly Brecon Beacons holiday cottage that’s set in the village of Clyro. Old Vicarage Cottage is Grade II-listed and sleeps five with two bedrooms. The cosy interior consists of a bathroom with bath and shower over, a compact but well-equipped kitchen and a comfy living room. To the front of the property is a garden with furniture and a barbecue. The sleepy village of Clyro is on the doorstep and includes a shop and pub. It’s also within walking distance of Hay-on-Wye which is known as the town of books for its large collection of bookshops. Slightly further afield (20 miles) but reachable by car is the magnificent cathedral city of Hereford. The Brecon Beacons National Park and Black Mountains are also in close proximity as well as popular local visitor attractions including Eastnor Castle and the Offa’s Dyke Path.
Pen Y Maes is a pretty holiday bungalow set in a secluded location in the tiny village of Aberedw, Powys. Furnished to an extremely high standard throughout, this well-presented property features a stylish single-storey interior comprising three spacious bedrooms (2 king-size doubles, 1 twin) with countryside views. The open-plan layout incorporates a large well-equipped kitchen, a dining section with table for six and sitting area with traditional wood-burner stove. The exterior boasts an expansive garden area complete with patio, furniture, barbecue and hot tub. Within driving distance are the bustling market towns of Builth Wells and Hay-on-Wye as well as the spa town, Llandrindod Wells. Pen-Y-Maes is a great base from which to explore the unspoilt rural surroundings with the dramatically beautiful Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains easily accessible.
Former chapel from the early nineteenth century that’s set near Painscastle in Powys – it’s been sympathetically converted to offer high-quality holiday accommodation for six. Numerous character features remain including the original stone flooring, partially exposed brick walls, ceiling beams and arch windows. On the first floor are two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin) and a shower room with shower. The ground-floor comprises another double and twin bedroom and bathroom with corner bath. There’s also a modern, well-equipped kitchen with dining table and a comfy living room that includes a feature-fireplace. To the front of this charming property is a garden with patio and furniture. Rhulen Old Chapel offers a great alternative for those searching for Brecon Beacons dog friendly cottages – well-presented throughout, it’s ideal for exploring this lovely part of the world.
This stunning coach house conversion is set in the grounds of the owner’s home about a mile from Gilwern. The spacious interior has been furnished to exacting standards and comprises two bedrooms (1 en-suite king-size double, 1 twin), a bathroom with bath and shower over and a well-equipped kitchen. There’s also a large living room with open-fire. Character features can be found throughout the property – as well as stable doors, both bedrooms have beamed vaulted ceilings – the master room also includes a balcony that affords some inspiring views of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Outside is a small garden with furniture. Guests also have access to the owner’s garden by prior arrangement. Within touching distance of this lovely holiday property is Sugar Loaf – the most southerly of the Black Mountains peaks and a walker’s paradise. Within five miles is the historical town of Abergavenny (the Gateway to Wales) and the pretty village of Crickhowell.
A holiday lodge near the hamlet of Pandy in Monmouthshire that sleeps two guests with an en-suite double bedroom – the cosy interior is open-plan and also comprises a modern kitchen and sitting area with leather sofas. From the sitting area, patio doors lead out to a private courtyard with furniture that provides some lovely views of the Monmouthshire countryside. The nearby village of Pandy includes two pubs while the lively market town, Abergavenny, with its castle and museum, is around six miles from the property. Top visitor attractions in the vicinity include the Big Pit National Coal Museum which is part of the Blaenavon World Heritage. The 177 mile Offa’s Dyke Path is also close to the Lodge and wends its way across some beautiful regions such as the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains.
The Old Stable is an attractive semi-detached holiday cottage located in Gilwern. It’s a two-storey property with a double bedroom and shower room on the first floor that’s accessed via a spiral staircase. The downstairs area is open-plan and comprises a compact but modern kitchen equipped with the usual mod-cons and a cosy living room. With a pub and local shops within close proximity, this charming cottage is also near the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal which runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park. Other notable attractions in the vicinity include the Sugarloaf peak and Big Pit Museum. Accessible by car is the picturesque village Crickhowell (3 miles) and the historical medieval market town of Abergavenny – known as the Gateway to Wales, this bustling town features a Grade I listed castle and plays host to a famous annual food festival.