Self Catering in Powys - Gilwern

Areas: Brecon Beacons

Riverside Barn

Riverside Barn, Gilwern, Powys
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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £275.00 - 697.00

This stylish cottage in Gilwern sleeps six people in three bedrooms.

Riverside Barn is a welcoming cottage in the village of Gilwern in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The cottage has a spacious room on the first floor which can be offered as a double or a twin, while on the ground floor are two double rooms, a bathroom, small games room with pool table and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is off road parking for three cars, shared use of the owners' lawned garden with patio and furniture, and a shared paddock, ideal for ball games. There is also free fishing available at the river just 300m from the property (please bring own equipment and fishing licence). Riverside Barn is set within the Brecon Beacons National Park and makes an ideal base for exploring this wonderful area.


We were delighted with every aspect of this property. Our only regret was not being able to stop there longer.
Mr Bailey

Fantastic barn conversion, the best we have ever stayed in.
Mr Hawkes

Roverside Barn was amazing, very spacious even with 6 adults sharing, we all had an amazing time. The games room was a great asset. Location was perfect for roaming around the Beacons.
Miss Bell

We have been told by the owners that they would be around to greet us and that the barn would be open, but when we arrived at the property in the dark and cold aroudn 5 pm no one was around, the doors were locked and no one could be reached on any of the phone numbers we had. We had repeadetly tried to access the property and tried to reach the owners and finally gave up and left at around 9 pm. I find it horrifiying that anyone would leave a young family in the cold and dark for so long. We finally received a text with the key location at 0.40 am. I have no idea what the owners have been thinking that we would still hang around this late. For a first trip with our 4 month old, it could not have been a more horrible experience. Good that she won't be able to remember!
h l

The cottage was in a lovely countryside setting. The cottage was furnished to a very high standard, and in a central location to many attractions and places to visit. The cottage was very family friendly with a games room and lots of board games to keep them entertained.
Mrs Meaden

Services / Facilities:

Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 3 cars. Secure bike storage. Shared use of large lawned garden with patio and furniture, shared paddock with football goals. Free use of fishing river 300 yards away (please bring own equipment and fishing licence). Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: Owners can store frozen foods in their freezer on request. Note: Due to the nearby fishing river, ensure children are supervised at all times when outside.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 2
Twin Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Crickhowell Castle - 2.5 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Crickhowell, St Edmund's Church - 2.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Llanbedr, St Peter's Church - 3.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Abergavenny Castle - 3.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Abergavenny Roman Fort - 3.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Abergavenny, St Mary's Priory Church - 3.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Abergavenny Priory - 3.5 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Blaenavon Ironworks - 3.7 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Glanusk Park - 4.1 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Partrishow, Patricio Church - 4.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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