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

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Large, self catering bunkhouse in South West Wales

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, a huge lounge, a drying room and an undercover BBQ area. There is a downstairs bedroom and shower room for the 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, Brecon Beacons 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.


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  • 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 £19.00pp. Rooms from £50. Sole use from £450.
  • 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 Trans Euro Trail
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available New Year 2023 / 2024 Available February Half Term 2024 Available Easter 2024 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2024 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rAccessibility features
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

r Accessibility Info

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March 22nd 2023

Gilfach Wen Barn is a bunkhouse on a working farm just half an hours drive from the Welsh end of the M4. With plenty of options for forest or hillside walks on the doorstep, or a short drive to reach local beaches, the brecon beacons national park or explore other areas of the Cambrian Mountains. There is a village pub and shop in walking distance and I can put you in contact with the local minibus company if you would like to head to other pubs, restaurants or clubs for an evening out.

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Cosy converted barn available for a summer of adventures!

March 9th 2022

Gilfach Wen is a great base for exploring the immediate farm, the local area and South West Wales. 

On the farm there is a field especially reserved for activities organised by guests, from summer BBQs, cricket and rounders to hiring giant inflatables and reenactment groups and live play gamers such as dungeon and dragons. The field is your oyster!

In the local area, there is plenty to explore, either by food, bike or horse! Such as Brecha Forest, Brecha Forest garden and Llanllwni Mountain.

In South West Wales there is Beacon National Park which is overflowing with walking and cycle routes just waiting to be explored. There is also lots of hidden treasures nestled within Beacon National Park such as;

Hay on Wye, a historical market town famous for how many second hand book stores it has. It is fondly referred to as “book town” and every year it hosts an annual book fair that celebrates everything book related!

National Showcave Centre for wales; an unforgettable day out for all the family. With three huge caves to explore; Dan yr Ogof Cave, Cathedral Cave and Bone Cave each interesting and unique in their own way. There is also one of the world’s largest award-winning dinosaur parks with over 220 life sized dinosaurs. Get up close and personal with the prehistoric monsters of the past!

Pembrokshire is only a short car ride away. World famous for its dazzling, picture perfect beaches and unique rock formations. There is plenty to do in Pembrokshire for the whole family such as;

Visit Tenby, a historical town favoured by the Victorians becuase they believed the sea air had magic healing properties.  Tenby’s Castle Beach was awarded ‘Britain’s Best Beach 2019’ by the Sunday Times.

Apparently, coasteering was invented along the coast of Pembrokshire. This is easy to believe because nothing sounds more inviting that jumping into crystal clear waters and and scrambling across rocks and exploring caves and rockpools. Remember to only coasteer with experienced and qualified coasteering groups.




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