Gilfach Wen Barn, Gilfach Wen, Brechfa, Carmarthenshire, SA32 7QL
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OverviewGilfach 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.
Beds & Rooms:32: 3x6,1x5,1x4,1x3,1x2. Total 10 double & 12 singles in 7 bedrooms.
Open:All year. All day.
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 Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, a dark sky area, the horse B&B page, the ideal for retreats page, the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Hostels with Camping map and the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map.
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Want to head out with a picnic to 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.
The Welsh Government have lifted the lockdown for self catering holidays from the 13th of July. At present there are no details on when restaurants can reopen, but the generous size of the kitchen and dining room at Gilfach Wen Barn means that there is plenty of space for all of the group to get involved in making up a picnic for a day out.
Self catering tourism businesses reopen from Monday 13th July in Wales
June 22nd 2020
Gilfach Wen Barn is accepting bookings by groups of friends or extended families planning to visit Brechfa Forest from the 13th of July onwards
The Welsh Government has announced that self contained tourist accommodation can open again from the 13th July 2020. – The generous size of the lounge and dining room means that up to 20 people can share the property and maintain 2 meter social distancing but for extra security only bookings for exclusive use by groups who know each other will be accepted.
Gilfach Wen Barn – Dark Skys View Point Planned for Brechfa.
June 20th 2019
No need to wait for the forthcoming centre for star watching near Brechfa, guests staying at Gilfach Wen Barn can enjoy the night sky from the garden.
The Cambrian Mountain Initiative is backing a grant application to upgrade a view point on Llanllwni Mountain to be a centre for star watchers.