Ty Newydd Bed & Breakfast
Sit back, relax and watch the colourful canal boats cruise by on the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal from Ty Newydd. All this against a backdrop of lush rural countryside and the breath taking mountain ranges of the Brecon Beacons…A unique location, ideal for leisurely walks along the canal, hiking, mountain biking and sightseeing.
Although secluded, we are conveniently located just 3 ˝ miles out of Brecon off the A40 and a 15 minute walk from the pretty village of Llanfrynach, which boasts fine dining at The White Swan. The Royal Oak is a quintessential Pub with a canal side location, which is 30 minute stroll along the tow path. There are a number of other good pubs and eateries within a few miles catering for all budgets and tastes.
Ty Newydd Bed and Breakfast was built in the early/mid 18th century, and has recently been refurbished to a high standard. Rooms are well appointed, spacious with bags or character, without compromising on comfort and convenience. All bedrooms have modern ensuites and guests are free to come and go as they please via their own entrance. Guests also have use of the private breakfast room and conservatory which looks out onto the stunning countryside.
Ty Newydd is bursting with country charm and has been sympathetically refurbished to a high standard with well-appointed rooms, tasteful décor and modern en-suite bathrooms. However we have taken care to retain the original character of the house and have restored features like the wooden beams, oak flooring and fireplaces.
Rooms as standard have:-
• Beautiful panoramic views over the canal and mountains
• Comfortable king-size beds
• Flat screen Television
• Tea Tray / Clock Radio / Hair-drier
• Secure and private off road parking
• Bike Storage
• Guest conservatory
• Private guest entrance
Traditional cooked breakfast is made from local Welsh ingredients whenever possible .. free range eggs, meaty handmade sausages, thick back bacon. Vegetarians can also be accommodated for - please give advance warning. We hope you will approve of our solar energy, which helps heat the water and has proved most efficient and hot!
Situated by the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal, the tow path is accessible from the house and with 1250 miles of public path ways the area offers walks for all abilities.
Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales and Langorse Lake, one of the few eutrophic Lakes in Wales are both close by to explore.
If you would like to cover more ground and faster on bike, there are two national cycle routes which run through the national park, and 16 single track mountain bike routes. The trails vary from those suitable for all the family to the more advanced and challenging black graded routes. You can organise bike hire drop off and pick up from the front door.
The Big Pit (National Coal Museum) a world heritage site at Blaenafon just a scenic drive away is an interesting way to learn of more about the Industrial Revolution in Wales.
Wales is often known for is castles and has some of Europes finest surviving examples from the medieval period in The Brecon Beacons National Park. Carreg Cennen is a superb example which stands on a sheer limestone crag overlooking the remote Black Mountain.
Take a trip on a vintage steam locomotive (The Brecon Mountain Railway) which runs between Pontsicill and Pentwyn Reservoirs.
St Fagans is one of Europe's leading open-air museums. Wander round this living museum and see over forty original buildings from various historical periods. It stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle, a late 16th-century manor house donated to the people of Wales by the Earl of Plymouth.
One of the most beautiful and popular parts of the National Park are the caves and waterfalls between the villages of Pontneddfechan and Ystradfellte .. a must see!
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This page was last updated: 10 January 2014