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

Call Jillie on 07780 476737


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. This accommodation is featured on our map of South Wales and Pembrokeshire and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

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

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    From £17.50pp. School hols / weekends min numbers apply for advance bookings. Last minute bookings at weekend may be available at £20pp.
  • 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

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, has a pub within walking distance and is on the horse B&B page, the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Hostels with Camping map, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map and the dark sky area.


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

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.

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Surrounded by Sunday Times Best Places to Live

April 5th 2019

Both of the nearest towns, Carmarthen and Llandeilo have been included in the short list of best places to live in Wales.

Gilfach Wen Barn is surrounded by towns voted as the best places to live in the Wales. Carmarthen and Llandeilo have been included in the short list and Llandeilo was recommended for the range of shopping opportunities. Gilfach Wen Barn, sleeps up to 32 and is on the edge of Brechfa Forest on the western side of the Brecon Beacons national park and within the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains. Gilfach Wen is run by a tourism ambassador for the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Relaxing and exciting activities at Gilfach Wen Barn.

April 8th 2018

Our dog friendly best price guarantee bunkhouse.

There are so many exciting and relaxing activities at our dog friendly best price guarantee bunkhouse! Just ask me and i’ll tell you all the prime areas of our lovely location and any fun activities that might be up your street! 🙂 

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