|Stephen and Lynn welcome you to their 4 star Brecon Beacons Bed & Breakfast Accommodation at the Old Radnor Barn, Talgarth.
Set within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the area is renowned for its scenic beauty and is an ideal base for holidays in the Marches, Mid and South Wales.
Old Radnor Barn is designated a grade 2 listed building by Cadw and dates back nearly 400 years. It was sympathetically renovated between 1998 and 2002.
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.
Opportunities exist for walking, climbing, cycling, mountain-biking, pot-holing, pony trekking, gliding, hand-gliding, together with the full range of water sports 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.
The old Radnor Barn offers: Twin, double and family accommodation. Single rates negotiable (dependent on the time of year). All rooms are tastefully decorated and furnished, having the benefit of either private/ensuite facilities. They are equipped with a TV, radio, hairdryer, iron, first aid kit, supplementary heating, tea and coffee making facilities together with a courtesy tray including bottled water and fruit bowl. Ironing board available on request. *Room service available.
Baby sitting, pick-up/drop-off service, washing and drying facilities/service, 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 should be supervised 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. * Find a copy of our access statement at the bottom of this page.
We are situated mid way between the historic cathedral town of Brecon and the border town of Hay on Wye. Brecon has it's jazz festival, new theatre, and canal side attractions, while Hay is internationally renowned for it's second hand book shop's, and its literary/film festival. Mid Wales has become famous for it's summer festivals, don't miss:
Harley Davidson Festival Talgarth
29th April - 1st May (Bank Holiday weekend)
Hay Festival of Literature
26th May - 4th June 2006 Homepage
Royal Welsh Show
24th - 27th July 2006 Homepage
Brecon Jazz Festival
11th - 13th August 2006 Homepage
Victorian Festival Llandrindod Wells Silver Jubilee
19th - 27th August 2006 Homepage
Festival of the Black Mountains Talgarth
26th - 27th August (Bank Holiday weekend) 2006 Homepage
Good road links provide access to Cardiff and south east Wales via the A470 to the south and Llandrindod Wells and many of Mid Wales market towns via the A470 to the North. Hereford and the Midlands are reached by the A40 to the east and West Wales and the coast via the A40 to the west. Access to Talgarth from Crickhowell and Abergavenny via the A479 will be enhanced from spring 2006 with the building of a bypass/relief link road.
Approach to building(s): Level access part gravel/stone/ concrete pathways, lit after dusk.
Car parking: 15 meters from front entrance. Sensor lighting on approach after dusk.
Entrance: Level wide access, no steps.
Internal circulation: Suitable for wheelchair users.
Lighting: A variety of spot lights, occasional and vanity lighting.
Number of floors, access, lifts etc: All accommodation is on the ground floor.
Telephone: Available for use in rooms by arrangement.
Visitor information in different forms: Basic visitor information can be made available in large text format.