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November 18, 2017

Old Radnor Barn Bed and Breakfast

Talgarth, Powys

Overview

CROESO! Stephen and Lynne welcome you to their Visit Wales 4star, Bed & Breakfast Accommodation at the Old Radnor Barn, Talgarth.

Set within the Brecon Beacons National Park, an renowned for its scenic beauty, it is an ideal base for all types of holidays in Mid Wales, South Wales and the border towns of the Marches.

 

Accommodation Details

The Old Radnor Barn offers twin, double and family accommodation, with single occupancy rates negotiable (dependent on the time of year).

LAVENDER SUITE: A beautiful ground floor double with private bathroom from: 65.00
TULIP SUITE: A cozy first floor double with en-suite bathroom from: 70.00
THE SUNFLOWER SUITE: A large first floor super king-size/twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom from: 75.00
THE BLUEBELL SUITE A large first floor family room with en-suite bathroom from 90.00

 

Room Rate Guide:

65.00-120.00

 

General Details

Old Radnor Barn is designated a grade 2 listed building by Cadw and dates back nearly 300 years. Retaining many original features It was sympathetically renovated between 1998 and 2002. Formerly a stable building belonging to the medeival hall house by the name of the Old Radnor Arms, the barn dates from the mid 18th century, it has a stone roof, and an octagonal mullioned windows.

Situated on the western outskirts of Talgarth, the barn, not so long ago was an overnight resting place for stallions traveling to stud on the Great Western Railway. The railway has now gone but the small market town of Talgarth nestles peacefully in the foot hills of the Black Mountains.

A geographical gateway, Talgarth is an ideal base to explore both the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Park ...

Opportunities exist for most outdoor activities: walking, climbing, cycling, mountain-biking, pot-holing, horse riding, gliding, hand-gliding, together with the full range of water sports including fishing, kayaking canoeing, sailing and windsurfing in the reservoirs and rivers of the area. The magical and tranquil lake of Llangorse (the largest natural lake in Wales) lies three miles to the west. The river Wye is only three miles to the east at Glassbury while the river Usk lies six miles to the west at Brecon.

Talgarth itself, is one of the five Brecon Beacons National Park designated cycle hubs with five routes, all of which start within 50 metres of our accommodation. They are: Talgarth Green, Talgarth Red 1, Talgarth Red 2 and Talgath Black. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced mountain biker, whether you prefer to ride, or carry your bike. Talgarth is is the place for you!

Talgarth also proudly boasts it's very own nature reserve at Pwll-y-Wrach. On a leisurely stroll through the woods, you can absorb its calming influence while listening to the gentle running water of the river Enneg. You will find a variety of birds and wildlife, including otters, badgers, look out for our very own pair of nesting red kites. At your desination, you can marvel at the forty foot waterfall. Dip your toes in and cool off, shut your eyes and let the world and its troubles pass you by.

Stephen is a former teacher of A Level Art, Photography and Ceramics. He now spends his time taking photographs in the beautiful and rugged landscape of the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains, using them as subject matter for his watercolour paintings and limited edition prints. Lynne has a background in community care but now uses her skills looking after and attending to the needs of her guests, making sure that your stay will be a memorable one. Have a look at what their guests have said, click on the guestbook tab at the top of the page. They both enjoy gardening and cooking, using the fruits of their labour for the benifit of your mouth watering Welsh breakfasts and evening meals. Both are members of Hay Walkers, a local walking group who meet every weekend of the year. Why not join them on a walk?

 

Other Information

All rooms are tastefully decorated and recently furnished, having the benefit of either private or ensuite facilities. They are all centrally heated and well equipped for your confort and convienience, with a large sofa, flat screen TV, DVD, small fridge, radio, hairdryer, iron, first aid kit, supplementary heater, tea and coffee making facilities together with a courtesy tray including bottled water and fruit bowl. Ironing board available on request. Room service is available. *Please note: In keeping with current government legislation, we operate a no smoking policy for your comfort.

Other services and facilities provided include baby-sitting, pick-up/drop-off, washing and drying, cycle storage, pressure washer and dog kenneling facilities are also available at a small additional cost. Feel free to make full use of our large garden and all its facilities including: Tables and seating, BBQ, sun bed's, hammock, arbor, decking and large splasher pool. *Please note that all children using the pool should be supervised by an adult at all times.

We are delighted to offer ground floor accommodation with level access both inside and out, suitable for the elderly or disabled guests. See access statement at the bottom of this page.

We offer a full choice breakfast menu including: continental, cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, various fruit juices and our very special full Welsh breakfast with traditionally cured bacon and hand-made sausages from Morris Butchers of Blaenavon as featured in the BBC Wales Coal House series. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food, browse the comment on our guest book page. When ever possible, we use fresh local produce, including our own garden fresh fruit and vegetables when in season. We cater for vegetarians, diabetics and people with various food intolerances. If you are unsure, please ask at the time of booking. Evening meals, light snacks and packed lunches are available on request for an additional cost, please see below:

 

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Property Name

Old Radnor Barn Bed and Breakfast

Address

Station Yard
Talgarth
LD30PE

Phone:

01874 712102

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