Gilfach Wen Barn, Gilfach Wen, Brechfa, Carmarthenshire, SA32 7QL

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Gilfach Wen Barn has been converted to provide competitively priced homely self-catering accommodation for individuals, extended families or groups on a working farm in South West Wales. It sleeps up to 32 in 7 family size bedrooms and has a large kitchen/dining room, very large lounge, drying room and undercover BBQ area. There is a downstairs bedroom and shower room for disabled. The facilities are walker, cyclist, dog owner and equestrian friendly. The barn has WiFi and is fully equipped. Brechfa village with its shop and pub is within walking distance (1 mile). Adjacent to Brechfa Forest, the Cothi Valley and Llanllwni Mountain, Gilfach Wen Barn is a perfect venue for a holiday or weekend away, you need never leave the valley. This is a stunningly beautiful area close to Brecon Beacons National Park, in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains but only a short drive to Carmarthenshire's beaches, Pembrokeshire or Gower. Virtual tour available on the barn's website.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    32: 3x6,1x5,1x4,1x3,1x2. Total 10 double & 12 singles in 7 bedrooms.
  • Open:

    Closed for now. Get in touch about feature bookings.
  • Price per night:

    From £17.50pp. Groups only at weekends and school hols. Last min weekends £20pp if not booked up.
  • Booking:

    Advance booking required. Booking can be made via website.
  • Directions:

    GR SN 513 292 On the B4310 between Horeb and Brechfa.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains and coaches at Carmarthen. Daily (except Sunday) bus from Carmarthen to Brechfa passes gate. Bus is a request stop service. You can ask to be dropped off and can catch the bus at the bottom of the drive.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Gilfach Wen Barn

New for 2021 – fully catered weekend breaks.

December 24th 2020

Fully catered breaks for members of clubs and associations. – We will work with you to agree a personalised plan of activities and the catering specific to your stay.

Gilfach Wen Barn is an ideal base for clubs and associations to meet. For spring and summer 2021 we are offering a customised, fully catered option for smaller groups to have a weekend together in a Covid regulation compliant way. – I am a tourism ambassador for Carmarthenshire, the Brecon Beacons National Park. and chair of the tourism cluster group for Brechfa Forest and Llanllwni Mountain so can advise you on planning activities and visits to attractions. The menu for your stay will be devised for your group working with a local chief who will come in to cook the meals for you.

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Gilfach Wen is closed for now.

August 13th 2020

Covid-19 restrictions make it difficult to open our barn just yet. But watch this space to see when we will be welcoming guests again to our lovely barn in South West Wales.

The exciting news is that we have been spending our ‘down’ time coming up with some great idea for outdoor activities you can do while staying with us.

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Want to head out for a walk along the longest beach in Wales, the 7 mile long Pembrey Country Park and Beach

June 29th 2020

Gilfach Wen Barn is just a short drive from a selection of beaches including the 7 mile long Pembrey beach if you tire of the open spaces of Brechfa Forest and Llanllwni Mountain.

Bookings are welcome from up to 6 adults and their children from one extended household (can be up to 4 permanently joined households).   The generous size of the kitchen and dining room at Gilfach Wen Barn means that there is plenty of space for everyone to socially distance.

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