Courtyard Cottage has it all, style, space, sumptuous furnishings and a location that is hard to rival in the Hay on Wye area.
3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 5 adults plus 1 child. 1 Double with adjoining bedroom and a Single bed (additional truckle child's bed). Linked bathroom, bath and shower over all on ground floor. Master with Four Poster bed and ensuite bedroom (shower and separate toilet) on 1st floor.
Lounge/Dining/Kitchen Area 2 sofas, 1 armchair. Log burning stove, feature windows, TV/DVD, HiFi system, large dining table seating 6, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer
Grounds secluded area with sweeping views for sole use of Courtyard Cottage guests, barbecue and outdoor furniture to seat 6, shared extensive manicured lawns and terraces in rural setting.
£100 refundable deposit is required for all bookings.
Short breaks - All year exc. Summer
WiFi - Yes, high speed broadband
Changeover - Friday
Towels - Yes
Parking - Yes, shared with Corner Cottage
Fuel - Central heating throughout inclusive. Starter pack of logs free
Dogs - 2 at £25 each p/w
Travel cot - Yes
Highchair - Yes
Hay on Wye (5 miles)
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre Kington
Offa's Dyke Path
Wye Valley Walk
Hereford and Llangorse Lake
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Activities include hill walking, archery, mountain biking, mountain boarding, climbing, abseiling, caving, pot holing, canoeing, kayaking, gorge adventure and lots more.
The centre caters for all abilities. Activities include sky trek, riding, climbing, rope bridges, abseiling, dingle scramble and more.
Climbing opportunities for beginners and experienced with own gear or hired gear. Courses available. Riding for all with experienced staff to accompany you through private tracks, farmland, conservation area and open hills.
The separate bell tower has six bells. If locked check porch for location of key. Satnav users please note this postcode will take you to the Honey Cafe in the village of Bronllys
The present nave, south aisle and chancel were built in 1875. The south porch room has a room above which is accessed via a round tower capped with a conical roof. The stunning stained glass in the east wall is by Kempe 1877, the west wall by Heaton, Butlers & Bayne 1945.
A Norman Benedictine Priory was founded on the site in 1093 this became the parish church in the 16th C at the time of the dissolution of the monasteries. It became a cathedral in 1923. The Cathedral Close houses a heritage centre in a 17th C tithe barn.
The museum has many interesting displays and treasures of the 'old 24th' South Wales Borderers, the Monmouthshire regiment and more recently the Royal Regiment of Wales. There is a museum shop and a car park.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Tourist Information Centre in the Market Car Park.
The largest exhibit is the preserved Victorian Assize Court. A court room drama set during the 1880 assizes is particularly interpreted with over 30 life size figures, sound and light. The ten minute show starts at the press of a button. Other exhibits include Pre history, Roman and Dark ages. There are some beautiful Celtic crosses and a famous dug out canoe from nearby Llangorse lake.
Exhibits include archaeology, archives, weapons & war, natural science, costume & textiles and more. The exhibition area is varied and strongly features the work of contemporary artists living and working in the area.
Built as comfortable accomodation for Tretower Castle this charming fortificated manor house was built over 350 years. It offers a glimpse of the lifestyle enjoyed by the more affluent members of society in the Middle Ages.
Grosmont was the head of a lordship which stretched from White Castle in the west to Orcop Castle in the east an area which became known as the Honour of Grosmont. During the rebuild in 1274 - 1294 the justifiably famous chimney was built. In the late 1130's King Steven brought three castles together as one defensive unit called the 'Three Castles'. Grosmont is derived from the French for big hill.
It is essential to get permission to visit from the MOD because the stone circle is in the impact area of the firing range at Sennybridge. The circle is about 18m across. The tallest stones are about .75 high. Some stones have fallen.
The museum tells the story of Abergavenny historic market town. There are activities for children a shop and parking.
Extensive ruins with water still in the moat. The white wash that gave the castle its name can still be seen in some places. It is a trilateral castle along with Grosmont and Skenforth charged with the defence of the valley, an important route for traders and travellers. It is also strategically placed for military actions and entry into Wales for Norman and later English forces. Inside one can spot the chapel, great hall, kitchen and an old well.
The museum has a visitors centre, refreshments and picnic tables.
Each room is individually styled and contains collectables such as art, clocks, books, china, signs, radios, packaging and vehicles. The stunning grounds include walled garden, lake, waterfall, terraces, woodland and courtyards overlooking the abbey ruins.
The reconstructed remains give some insight into the workmanship that went into the original old abbey. Many of the stones have been used in other buildings such as churches, great halls, small buildings and garden wall. The site is remote and beautiful, beside the Clywedog Brook
The hall and its 12 acres overlook St Mary's Church and the ruins of the 12th C Cistercian 'Abbey of the Long Valley' containing the monk's pond and the grave of Llewellyn. A Grade II listed and one of Wales finest examples of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture. It has featured on several television programmes including, Discovering Welsh houses, My Secret Wales, Wales Tonight, Great Welsh Roads, How the Other Half Lives and Fishlock's Wales.
In the 1130's King Stephen brought together three castles as one defensive unit. Skenfrith was built on level ground by the banks of the river Minnow. Following the conquest of Wales by Edward I the military importance of 'The Three Castles' was greatly reduced. By 16th C all three were abandoned and falling into ruin.
The castle has a decorative Georgian interior with a Gothic staircase and ceilings. There is a fine restored walled garden, vineyards, bird watching, 300 veteran trees, nature trails and excellent views.
The hill fort remains are located within the estate of Croft Castle owned and managed by the National Trust.
The British naval hero Admiral Lord Rodney's apartment houses costumes from the 'Wade Collection'. The gardens are the last to be designed by Capability Brown. There is a walled garden and a lake with an island which has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Over 20 dealers in antiques and collectables including furniture, clothing, china, glass ware, jewellery, clocks, linen and more.
Georgian, Regency, Victorian, Coalport, Minton, Staffordshire figures, pictures, glass, silver, jewellery and much more.
There is also a salvage yard outside with fire surrounds, pine doors, cast iron baths and more.
There is ample parking available and a cafe and a farm shop opposite.
Fresh coffee, tea and homemade cakes are served beside the river. There is a picnic area. National Cycle Route 8, Wye Valley Walk and a riverside walk all pass by here.
Experienced tutors will teach water colour or oil painting, printmaking or photography in a spacious studio of a converted barn near Llanthony Abbey.
The centre provides excellent facilities for live events and visual arts. There are many shows throughout the year ranging from art exhibitions to music and films.
A visitor described the gallery as an oasis of colour, spirit and tranquillity. Christine is inspired by the farming community, the countryside, the seasons, characters and animals.
Exhibits include ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood and knitwear.
Chris produces metal work items such as log baskets, candlesticks, garden obelisks, welly boot racks, sun dials and magazine racks. Sarah produces painted cards and social stationery mainly in water colours.
Course includes lunch and dinner at the Drovers Rest. Experienced tutor David Edmund Jones BA Hons Fine Art will guide you through the techniques of art.
Wildlife at the reserve includes over wintering wildfowl as well as other birds of interest. A hide is provided for viewing without disturbing the birds.
The best time to see hares is in the evening on open grassland especially near arable land. They are usually solitary but you may be lucky and see a mysterious circle of hares. During the breeding season hares box as part of their courtship ritual. The boxing is actually the female battling off unwanted advances from males. Sanav users please note this postcode will get you to Painscastle on the edge of the Begwyns.
These oldest trees in Radnorshire support rare and declining species. In spring the woodland floor is a carpet of wild flowers. There are many bird species, small mammals including mice, voles, shrews and rare dormice.
To find out how to become a member please check the web site.
Valleys descend with river tributaries of the Arran, Warren, Brooks and the river Lugg. There are numerous wild flowers and birds. The pool on Pool Hill and the river Lugg are designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
Ponds and ditches create further habitat for beetles, damselflies, skimmers, newts and butterflies.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the southern approach to Talybont reservoir.
The habitat supports birds, insects and small mammals. Check the web site for directions and location of the gate key.
Wildlife includes birds some of which are declining in numbers, insects, some small mammals and some rare lichens.
There is a large variety of wild flowers, birds, insects frogs, badgers and otters. Boardwalks provide access in wet areas.
The area is entirely rural with fields, woodland, and many farmsteads on the hills. Trallong faces south looking down on the upper reaches of the Usk river with spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons.
From Pen Y Fan it is possible to see as far as North Devon. There are spectacular valleys, rushing streams and moor land rich with wildlife. There are also waterfalls and a dramatic gorge. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitors Centre at Libanus.
In the SE corner is a very large oak pollard nearly 6 metres in diameter. There is a variety of trees, mosses and liverworts. Birds are conspicuous. There is a high density of wood mice, bank voles, insects and beetles.
A trail around the reserve is marked by white topped posts. Wellingtons are advisable. The reserve is a haven for birds and wildflowers. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Radnor Wildlife Trust Centre in Llandrindod Wells where you can get directions to Abercamlo Nature Reserve.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Libanus. Cantref Reservoir is south from here along the A470.
There is a circular path suitable for wheel chairs and those visually impaired. There are 31 bird species, invertebrates and butterflies. Crack willow is common also lime and broad leafed species. The river Lugg and the Withybeds are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
A boardwalk trail leads through the undulating woodland. There are extensive swathes of bluebells and other wild flowers. It is an important location for early purple orchids. There are over 40 species of birds. The reserve is also home to beetles, insects, bats and otters.
There are picnic areas at Pentwyn car park with views over Pontsticill reservoir. The North end of the reservoir is designed as a conservation area. Wildfowl are present in winter and some interesting passage birds including tufted duck, goldeneye, goosander and teal. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Butchers Arms in Pontsticill.
An exhibition shows the history and natural history of the area. There is an audio visual show, an information desk, shop, cafe, toilets, children's play area, picnic area and car park. A programme of events and activities is posted on the web. Ideal for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers.
The tunnel serves as a hibernaculum for bats-there is no public access into the tunnel. The reserve is also home to cave spiders, birds scarce woodlice and rare lichens.
Bats hibernate in the railway tunnel during winter.
We also have 2 other shops 'The Addyman Annexe' and 'Murder and Mayhem' - specialising in mystery, detective, fiction and true crime.
The barn features a soft play area, vortex tube, three lane astra slide, ball pool and lots more.
Also available large outdoor sandpit, picnic area, lake area, cafe and Daisy the cow .
There are particular displays dedicated to the development of Llandrindod Wells as a Victorian Spa town also archaeology and palaeontology exhibits.
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Facilities to educate and entertain all ages. World famous 300' deep underground tours with a real miner to see how life was for thousands of men who worked at the coal face. Admission is free.
The trail starts at Chepstow on the banks of the Severn. It enters the National Park near Abergavenny and then makes a steep climb up into the magnificent Black Mountains finishing at Glasbury.
Hire bicycles for more than 1 day and have them delivered
The route passes through country lanes, farm tracks, old Breconshire villages and hamlets. There are two off road sections, the first quite flat, the second mostly down hill. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you into the village of Llanfilo.
Satnav users note this postcode will get you to ther Tourist Information Office in the Market Car Park, Market Arcade, Brecon.
The Brinore Tramway takes you a short way up into the forest before you descend to the shore of Talybont reservoir. Satnav users note this postcode will get you to the Talybont Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Most of the climbing is done on tarmac with the downhills on the rough. Keep an eye out for horses and walkers on the off road tracks. Spend some time in the village of Llanbedr before heading back to Crickhowell. Satnav users note this postcode will get you to the Swan Inn Llanbedr Road in Crickhowell.
The route is over open ground. It is suitable for beginners and families. (Add to web address /outdoor-activities-cycling.htm)
All manner of bikes for sale as well as bike components, cyclist clothing & accessories, cycle routes and much more.
There is only one real climb. The going is reasonably easy making this a pleasant ramble in the countryside.
The terrain is mostly hard packed forest road and a lengthy tarmac section. The start includes a couple of downhills leading to the water's edge. After the dam there is a road climb to get the legs working and the heart pumping. Satnav users note this postcode will get you to the Castle Coaching Inn in Trecastle. Usk reservoir is located 6 miles from Trecastle and is signposted on the Llandeusant Road.
Guided tours are suitable for all abilities. Bike shop, repairs and restaurant are on site.
Satnav users please note you will need SA20 0YR then SA20 0RL to reach Goshawk Bicycle Hire
Mountain bikes and routes available direct from the farm. Please ring before you visit to make sure the bike you require is available.
Writers, comedians and musicians all gather to entertain, celebrate, share, and explore their visions of the world and to champion creative writing. All ages are catered for.
From food to farming, music to crafts, street entertainment and much more. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the centre of Talgarth.
The show is held on a permanent show ground. It includes exhibitions, events, music, food, children's entertainment, crafts, trades people, machinery and much more. There is something for everyone to enjoy.
Taste traditional treats and foods, see costumes and decorations and experience Llandrindod Wells in a bygone era. There are numerous events and entertainments such as street entertainers, competitions, shows, masked balls, torch lit processions, fireworks and much more. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Tourist Information Centre in Llandrindod Wells.
This event will be held at Bailey Park, Park Road
Activities include gorge walking, rock climbing, abseiling, caving, archery, rope courses, clay shooting, carting, orienteering, mountain biking and more.
The lake is an ideal location for canoeing, sailing, boating and water skiing. The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, horse riding, trekking, bouldering, pot holing and gliding.
Meet the animals, tractor and trailer rides, play zone, paddle boats, electronic tractors, farm trails, mega sledge ride and lots more.
Shoes and bowls are available free of charge. Coaching is available upon request. Specialist bowls shop, bar and catering facilities.
The centre is dedicated to the promotion of falconry as a traditional country sport and to the conservation, protection and rehabilitation of wild birds of prey. Please note visitors must phone to find out when the next experience will be held and to make an appointment. The centre is NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Falconry experiences are held at Nannerth Farm. Satnav users please note this postcode wiill get you to Nannerth Farm.
The 35' long church of St Mauritius is considered to be one of the smallest in Wales. The origins of the church are unknown but an early medieval beginning is plausible. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Erwood Station Craft Centre. Alltmawr is a short distance to the north off the A470
The yew has a girth of 536cm. St Mary's is a 13th c church.
There is an animal display field, a pet centre, an owl garden and more. Opportunities are provided for hand feeding some of the animals.
Cycles such as the Hobby Horse, Boneshakers, Penny Farthings right up to the present day most modern carbon fibre machines are on display. A fascinating museum crammed with interesting information on cycles and all things related.
Satnav users please note this postcode will take you to Garth Railway Station. From here Llanfafan fechan is a short distance to the west on the A483
There is also a gallery of contemporary art and art workshops on the same site.
An information centre with maps, books and souvenirs and an excellent exhibition to help visitors appreciate this pristine landscape.
St Afan church has early medieval origins. Satnav users please note this postcode will take you to the Red Lion at Llanfan fawr.
Cruises last 40 minutes and give a running commentary. Evening cruises with bar and buffet by arrangement.
The centre is part of an international project dedicated to the study of asteroids and comets that could possibly hit earth. Exhibits include a small planetarium, camera obscura and telescopes. Fascinating for all ages.
A bridleway leads from the bridge over the river Ifon to the site of the medieval church and circular church yard of St David. A map of 1888 reveals that the church was already a ruin then. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Cwm Irfon Lodge Cottages. St Davids Church is further along the Abergwesyn Road (about half a mile)
West St, Knighton LD7 1EN, UK | 01547 528753
The dyke follows the welsh/English border from the hills above Prestatyn to the Severn estuary near Chepstow. There is a free exhibition and car park. The centre caters for those exploring by car, bicycle or on foot with or without children.
No previous experience necessary. Tuition is given at the start of the day.
Satnav users note this postcode will take you to the Blaenavon Tourist Information Centre.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Tourist Information Bureau, Oxford Street, Hay on Wye.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the centre of the village of Llyswen.
Please note the booking office is open Monday to Friday 9-5 and closed at weekends.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you onto the southern approach road to Talybont Reservoir.
River Usk fishing run by Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association & Mardy, Ysbytty and Kemys fisheries. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Pyscodlyn Farm.
There is a Holistic Therapy Centre in the grounds.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Butchers Arms in Ponsticill.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Butchers Arms in the village of Pontsticill south of the reservoir.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Trecastle. Usk Reservoir is just off a minor road between here and Llanddeusant 7 miles west of Sennybridge.
The Garwnent Visitor Centre is in Coed Taf Fawr part of the Brecon Beacons National Parks Forest.
Fly fishing only in Llyngwyn 16 acre lake for rainbow and brown trout. Llygwyn boat hire and permits at Nant y Mynach 01597 810491. Coarse fishing in the rivers Wye, Elan and Marteg for trout and grayling. Fly fishing only in the four Elan Valley lakes for brown trout. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you into the centrte of Rhayader.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Tourist Information Office in the centre of Merthyr Tydfil.
Also available a mini course of 3 flights with one to one instruction and up to 2 hours flying time or a 'Mile High Flight' which is a premium flight of 35 minutes.
Please park in the car parks just off the B4246 and not on the road side. The fields around the base of Blorenge are designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and are strictly out of bounds to people and dogs. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Blaenavon. For Llanfoist use NP7 9LP.
Meet at Llanarth to decide on the most appropriate launch site for the given conditions. Launch sites are at Monmouth, Raglan, Abergavenny or Llanarth.
Open Wednesday to Sunday 9am til 11pm and for special events. All are welcome for teas, coffees and food served all day.
Booking is adviseable.
Held in Memorial Square, the Buttermarket & at the Town Clock
A fascinating pub full of character and historic features popular with locals and visitors alike. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the bar. The Roast Ox has 10 ciders and perriers always on tap, a restaurant, a large garden and plenty of parking space. The pub hosts many entertaining events throughout the year. See the website for details.
The market offers high quality, locally produced, fresh, seasonal food, hand made products reared, grown or made within a 30 mile radius of Brecon.
Lunch & dinner Wed - Sat 1st Oct - Mar 31st : Lunch & dinner Tues - Sat 1st Apr - Sept 30th : Sunday lunch all year round
Home made dishes prepared with home reared free range pork, beef and lamb, home grown and local produce. Local beers, ciders and fruit juices are also offered. This is a great venue for weary walkers to take rest and refreshment but booking is adviseable.
The Royal Oak is directly on the Offa's Dyke foot path.
The retaurant will prepare a delicious picnic hamper for you. (refundable deposit needed )
The flavour and texture is just like Italian ice cream in Italy.
The Bear dates back to the 14th C, an old coaching inn full of historic character with low beams and antiques bedecked with flower filled baskets in summer and a roaring log fire in winter. Located in the Brecon Beacons with fine walks on the door step.
The 16th C stylish Old Rectory Country Hotel and Golf Club formerly the home of celebrated Henry Vaughan lies in the picturesque heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The Golf club, bar and restaurant are open to non residents. Menus are prepared using only the finest seasonal produce from Welsh suppliers.
Visit the vineyard, tour the vines, taste the wines. Wines have achieved 'Quality Status' from the European Wine Standards Board and won awards in national competitions.
Booking is advisable especially at weekends.
Dishes include appetisers, hot, medium and mild flavours, tandoori, biryani, balti, vegetable, seafood and much more.
Opening times: 8 - 5.30 Tuesdays and Saturdays 8 - 12 and 4 - 6 on Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri
Dishes include starters, salads, curries, stir fried dishes, seafood, rice, noodles & more.
The lounge and public bars are full of character with open log fires. Good home cooked food is served in the bars and in the restaurant. The hotel is often centre of the town's numerous interesting and lively events.
Choose between formal dining in the restaurant and the family friendly Bassets Bistro which serves homemade meals, light meals and pizzas.
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The pub has a riverside garden, an aviary and a children's play area. Food is served in the bar, the dining area and the garden.
The restaurant is opposite the town square and the famous red kite sculpture. A la carte, bistro and gourmet menus are available. Cookery courses are also offered- day, weekend and longer.
The menu is changed regularly to reflect the seasons using quality fresh produce. The atmospheric bar is warmed by a log fire in winter.
The menu offers old favourites and new dishes alike made from locally sourced ingredients. The choice is almost ridiculous for the size of the restaurant.
Knighton has a flourishing market selling food, crafts, cheese, olives, meat, bread, and vegetables. There is music and refreshments and live food cooking.
Honey from our own bees, glass bottled to retain flavour.
The inn is within easy reach of the beautiful Elan Valley and dams and just half a mile from Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding & Rehabilitation Centre.
This old pub once was a watering hole for Drovers on their way to market now it quenches the thirst of walkers, locals and visitors to the beautiful Brecon National Park. Sit in the beer garden and enjoy magnificent views across the valley to the Malvern Hills. Two annual beer festivals are held over the May Whitsun Bank Holiday and August Bank Holiday. Closed all day on Mondays.
Open Tuesday to Sunday (closed Sunday evening). Lunch 12 - 2.30 Dinner 7 - 9.30
If you will be celebrating a special occasion while on holiday this would be the ideal time to Book a Cook . A menu will be discussed with you, everything else from shopping to food preparation, cooking, even serving if you want and cleaning up afterwards will be taken care of by an experienced cook of 12 years with qualifications in hotel management.
Book for an acclaimed VIP tour and Master class or just go along and browse the exhibition and the distillery in action. The distillery has won numerous awards at international spirits competitions. The distillery also produces liquer, vodka and gin.
Ideally located for walking, mountain biking, fishing, climbing, bird watching (RSPB Dinas) and quiet unhurried motoring.
Idyllically nestled beside an ancient lough pool, weeping willows and wild ducks in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Fine restaurant and dining bar serving good quality seasonal award winning food
Garden accessories, furniture, BBQ's, pets, aquatics, cut flowers and coffee shop.
Visitors are welcome by appointment please phone first.
Satnav users please note this postcode will take you to the Erwood Inn. From here turn left onto the A470 then any of the next three right hand turnings will take you to Crickadarn.
Trwyn Tal combines dramatic panoramic views with traditional cottage planting and raised vegetable beds. The tranquility and seclusion of the garden would mark the end of any perfect day.
The original foundation of St Cewydd church is claimed to be 6th C. It stands high above the river Edw. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to The Seven Stars Inn at Aberedw.
Satnav users please note this postcode will take you to the Llangorse Multi Activity Centre. From here turn right and travel to the B4560. Turn left and follow the road to Cathedine.
Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Country Supplies, Hundred House. From here drive south to the A481. Turn right and next left then follow the road to Cregina
The Beacons Nursery is within the walled garden.
In 1849 St Mary's church was described as 'an ancient structure with some yew trees of fine growth and of great age in its church yard.'
The garden is generally open durinng August but to avoid disappointment it is advisable to CONTACT TREBERFYDD TO CONFIRM OPENING TIMES.
The garden includes spring bulbs, azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, acres and magnolias. There is a pond, a stream and a bog garden also unusual trees and a lightly wooded area. The colours in autumn are exceptional.THE GARDEN IS OPEN DURING THE NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME.SUNDAY JUNE 3rd 2-5pm. SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER BY APPOINTMENT. GROUPS BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT>
There were formerly 5 trees on either side of the path but now one is a stump. The 3 oldest trees grow in a line on the south side of the church. St Mary's church has a Norman font the only evidence of its medieval origins.
Mature trees, unusual plants and shrubs, rose and water gardens, parterre and willow arbour. The garden also features a copy of an ancient stone pig sty and an outdoor chessboard.
2010 Opening Times: Open weekends during March, Open daily from 1st April to 31st October 12 noon to 5.30pm
Two more female yew trees grow side by side at the west end of the church. The origin of the church is unknown but an early medieval beginning is plausible. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Cradoc the neighbouring village. Aberyscir is a short distance to the west.
A further 4 yew trunks which appear to be joined are in a line west of the church. They are of no great age but are presumably peripheral growth from an older tree.
Created by a family who collected and planted exotic plants, trees and seeds from places they visited. There is also a walled garden.
Open Tuesdays 2 - 6pm
Open 9-5 Mon - Sat and 10-4on Sundays.
The yew trees grow in the church yard of St Cynog thought to be of early medieval origin. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to The Old School. From here turn right onto the A4215 then left onto Cefn Road. The yew trees are on the left after a few hundred yards
Enjoy morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea while looking out at the amazing views
The church of St Mary the Virgin is close to the site of an abbey founded in 1143. Two more male yew trees grow on the south side of the church. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Happy Union Inn at Abbey Cwm Hir.
Only one of the seven yew trees is female and it has one male branch. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to Cwm Irfon Lodge Cottages continue along the Abergwesyn Road for just over half a mile to find the yew trees.
Other features include the Vine Walk, a formal terraced potager with mixed flowers and vegetables, a canal, magnolia and malus walks, a jubilee tower and a collection of interestiong shrubs.
Open as part of the National Gardens Scheme NGS for charity and by appointment.
Builth Wells LD2 3JB, UK | 01497 851251
Rhosgoch's 5000 yards, par 68 course is located in beautiful unspoilt countryside high above the Wye Valley. The club welcomes experienced and novice players as well as juniors and families.
Bar food is available during the week and home cooked meals in the dining room on Fridays and Saturdays in the friendly club house.
The course provides a challenge for all abilities. There is also good food, good beer and a warm welcome.
The club is permanent home to the prestigious Coors Welsh Tournament of Champions. The modern club house has excellent facilities including lounge bar and food. Visitors are welcome.
Visitors are welcome although there may be some restrictions on Sundays.
There are flood lit driving ranges, club house with restaurant, golf buggies, golf shop, tuition and trolley hire.
The !6th C stylish Old Rectory Country Hotel and Golf Club formerly the home of celebrated Henry Vaughan lies in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The Golf Club, bar and restaurant are open to non residents.
At over 1500 feet above sea level the course offers wonderful views of the Brecon Beacons and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Food and drink are served in the clubhouse.
18 holes with the river Usk running beside the 6th. Club house, Pro shop and lessons available. Visitors of all abilities and ages welcome.
A friendly club, visitors are welcome.
An 18 hole championship course of 6733 yards par 72 designed in two parts seperated by a wooded hill with spectacular views of the delightful Monmouthshire countryside.
Riding by the hour. Advice and demostrations always given. Quiet, responsive horses and qualified guides, 30 mounts, min age 4, WTRA, WTB, AALA rated. Open April to Oct.
Next to the 12th C Llanthony Priory in the Black Mountains. Small groups, hats supplied, minimum age 8, half day rides, British Horse society approved, WTRA member.
Day and half day rides can be arranged.
Bridleways pass through farmland, forestry and open moorland.
Trekking, hacking, horse riding, riding lessons and trail riding in the Brecon Beacons. Experienced guides will help you to enjoy your riding experience.
Hacking, trail riding, children's activity days, pony trekking, cross country, fast rides and instruction.
Top quality country wear for men with a small range for ladies. Also maps, tools, knives and other accessories for the outdoor man.
Also Welsh costumes and textiles, ceramics, Welsh food & confectionery. Welsh teas a speciality Hampers for any occasion.
Day permits for game on the Upper Neuadd Reservoir, River Taff and River Usk.
2490 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA | (717) 334-2518
Riders must hold at least a provisional driving licence to ride motor bikes.
Suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced.
An opportunity to learn and develop the unique skills of rally driving in a controlled and safe environment.
The TIC is located in the Groe Car Park
Located in the Judges Lodging, Broad Street. Seasonal opening.
Located in the Offas Dyke Centre, West Street.
Located in the Leisure Centre, North Street
The train travels the full length of the Taf Fechan reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer. At Pontsticill you can alight the train and visit the cafe, admire the view or go rambling. There is a children's play area.
Attractions range from walking, climbing, shooting, cycling and other outdoor pursuits to the Literary Festival which is held over 10 days every year. The town has many interesting shops and a choice of places to eat and drink.
The village has won 'Best Kept Village' many times. There is a charming old stone bridge, a whitewashed 1803 chapel beside Brechfa pool and an abundance of wildlife including horses roaming freely on the common. The nearby woodland is pleasant for walking.
Llangors Lake is the largest natural lake in South Wales. It is home to migratory wild fowl and much interesting flora and fauna. There are breathtaking views of the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains. The lake has the only known crannog in Wales. This defensive island dates back to 889-893AD and is believed to be a royal site of medieval Brycheinoiog.
The Wyeside Arts Centre provides entertainment and Cinema.
The name Llangynidr is derived from St Cynidr a 6th C Welsh saint. The village grew up around the church in medieval times. There is a large recreational park and the Monmouth to Brecon canal passes through five locks here for which the village is renowned. The canal towpath is a pleasant place to stroll along beside the canal.
Crickhowell is a lively, friendly community with a strong identity. There are excellent individual shops and plenty of good restaurants.
The location makes it popular for walking, climbing, caving, hang gliding, paragliding, fishing and more. The Monmouth to Brecon canal runs through the village. Boats may be hired at centres along its length.
Presteigne's East Radnor Leisure Centre has swimming pool, sauna, gym, badminton & squash courts. The town hosts two annual music festivals as well as other events throughout the year.
Llanwrtyd Wells is home to unusual events such as 'Bog Snorkelling' and 'Man versus Horse Marathons'.
A quiet unassuming town where there are more trees than people. It is best known as the mid way point of the Offa's Dyke trail and as starting point for the Glyndwr's Way. Its welsh name translates as 'town on the dyke'. The Offa's Dyke Centre forms the focus for activities based on the 8th C earth work built by King Offa of Mercia. It has a free exhibition, car park, park, and play area.
The town dates back to the 5th C with evidence of Bronze age and Roman settlements. It stands along the Drovers route and the route of the Aberystwyth to London coach. The town has number of individual retail businesses including antiques, crafts, gifts, hardware, books and clothes. There are numerous pubs and places to eat.
Close to the southern edge of the Cambrian mountains with a rich variety of landscapes to explore including the wooded valleys north and south of Llandovery, evocative moorlands and Lake Brianne. The hamlet has two good pubs serving food and drink as well as the Ty Te Twm cafe Post Office and village shop. (place an order on line and have groceries delivered to your holiday home). Pet dogs are welcome in all.
The line was operational between 1815 and 1865 linking the Tredegar Iron works and Trefil limestone quarry to the Monmouth and Brecon canal at Talybont. The route passes dramatic scenery. It is now a well used public right of way and bridle path. Its hedges are an important habitat for wildlife. The route is way marked with a distinctive tram wheel logo. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the Star Inn Talybont on Usk.
Walk in the Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains or even Snowdon by arrangement. The sky is your limit. Choose gentle riverside walks or mountain trekks. Walk by day or by night.
Gigrin farm offers the kite country interpretive centre, picnic site, nature trail and bird reserve.
A circular route
Start at Marteg Bridge car park 2 miles north of Rhayader on the A470. The trail is fairly level apart from the last stretch up top the Nature Discovery centre. To complete the trail follow the lane back to the bird hide and then up hill to St Harman Rd where a left turn takes you back to the car park. Look out for flower rich meadows where green woodpeckers forage ant hills and waterfalls where salmon leap in late autumn. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the beginning of the walk at Marteg Bridge Car Park about 2 miles north of Rhayader on the A470
Dinas Hill is now an RSPB Nature Reserve. There are waymarked footpaths through the wooded and rocky area running around the hill with a detour to Twm's cave. Satnav users please note this postcode will get you to the village of Rhandirmwyn where you can ask directions to Twm Sion Cati's Cave nearby.
The mature oak woodland is alive with birds in the summer. There are hundreds of nest boxes with an estimated 200+ pairs of pied flycatchers. Kingfishers and dippers are regulars. Goosander can be seen by the river. Red kites can be seen daily. Peregrines nest at the reservoir.
Discover the beautiful countryside with mountain views from the quiet decks of an electric boat. See lots of fish in the crystal clear waters beneath you. Experience a lock and the Brynich Aqueduct 25' above sea level.
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