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3-Night Brecon Beacons Self-Guided Walking Holiday

Sgwd Yr Eira Waterfall
Duration: 3 nights
Type: Self-Guided Walking
Walking Grade: 1, 2, 3 & 4
from £379pp £299pp

Enjoy a break in the Brecon Beacons with the walking experts; we have all the ingredients for your perfect Self-Guided Walking holiday. Our tranquil 4-star country house in the quiet market town of Brecon is geared to the needs of walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy hearty local food, plan your walks with our detailed route notes and make the most of this fantastic location from which to explore the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.

Holiday Highlights

  • Head out on one of the self-guided walks to discover the varied beauty of the Brecon Beacons on foot
  • Admire panoramic views of rolling countryside and valleys, wide open hillsides and wildly beautiful forests in this spectacular corner of Wales
  • Look out for wildlife, find secret corners and learn about Welsh history
  • A relaxed pace of discovery in a sociable house
  • Discover what makes the Brecon Beacons so special from the waterfalls and caves to its lakes.
  • Evenings in our country house where you share a drink and re-live the day’s adventures

What’s included

  • High quality en-suite accommodation in our country house
  • Full board - from dinner upon arrival to breakfast on departure day
  • The use of our Discovery Point to plan your walks – maps and route notes available

Trip Notes

Trip notes are detailed, downloadable PDF’s for each holiday, please click the button below to find the right trip notes for your departure date.

You're welcome to check in from 4pm onwards.

Enjoy a complimentary Afternoon Tea on arrival.


Our easiest routes, allowing plenty of time to savour the magnificent mountain landscapes. All our walk notes suggest the best places to stop, great pubs, and tea rooms.

  • A stroll around Hay-on-Wye - 2 miles
  • Brecon Town & Country - 3 miles
  • Mynydd Illtud - 3 miles
  • Taff Fechan Nature Reserve - 3 miles

Some longer walks on valley and lakeside paths, plus a few of the easier hills.

  • Sgwyd y Eira - 4 miles
  • Myndd Illtud and Twyn-y-Gaer - 4½ miles
  • Exploring Brecon - 4 miles
  • Pen-y-Crug - 4.5 miles

For those who love the high mountains, or simply striding out on longer walks. Expect some rough paths as you head to some of these famous summits, but there are plenty of rewards when you reach the top.

  • Corn Du, Pen-y-Fan - 4 miles
  • Corn Du, Pen-y-Fan & Cribyn - 6 miles
  • Hay-on-Wye Circuit - 6.5 miles
  • Northern Beacons Horseshoe - 7 miles
  • Talybont on Usk to Brecon - 8 miles
  • Talybont on Usk - 9.5 miles
  • Beacons Horseshoe - 10 miles
  • A tour of Waterfalls Country - 11 miles

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before making your way home.


Nythfa House

Pretty country pile Nythfa House stands above the traditional mid-Wales market town of Brecon and sits within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Having spent its early life as a large private house, the building has been converted into a comfortable country hotel. The interiors look like they’ve evolved naturally over time, staying rooted in the local area and house architecture while being filled with contemporary furniture and colours. As well as 31 rooms and a range of public spaces and an inviting indoor pool to tempt you, there are pretty grounds and a short walk to the streets of Brecon itself. The contrasting countryside close by provides challenges including sweeping ridges, an ascent of the Black Mountains and scaling Pen-y-Fan as well as more subtle strolls through the river-carved landscapes of the Melte Valley, along the trail of a series of awesome waterfalls, or time spent dawdling through the second-hand bookshops in Hay-on-Wye.

 

Rooms

Tea & coffee-making facilities, TV, Hairdryer, Toiletries, Wi-Fi

Stay in the smartly presented rooms in the main house or in one of the eight garden rooms or three single bed pool rooms across the grounds. With 31 rooms - including four on the ground floor - Nythfa House has plenty of space and there’s a range of Classic, Premium and Superior Rooms to choose from. Opt for Rooms 6 or 7 in the main house for delightfully decorated, spacious places to stay, each with sumptuous views over the garden and Brecon Beacons. Room 21 is a quirky ‘Premium’ room up in the eaves, with a separate sitting space and cosy bedroom - just mind your head on the low ceiling! Look out for the fresh floral designs in the pretty garden rooms too, which have their own small deck from which to enjoy views of the gardens.

All ‘Classic' rooms are en-suite and furnished to a high standard. There are also several ‘Premium’ and ‘Superior’ Rooms that are either larger or have a desirable view, a more luxurious mattress and larger television. Upgrade your stay for just an extra £15-25 per person per night. You can choose a specific room for an extra £30 per room, subject to availability. Upgrade supplements still apply.

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi, boot and drying room, indoor swimming pool, extensive garden, conservatory, lounge, library and board games to borrow

After a day exploring waterfall country or the Beacons, come back to the house and its specially tailored walkers’ facilities. At the front of the house there’s a pretty garden to pause in, with a putting green and croquet lawn attached. Duck into the conservatory to enjoy views out over the gardens from under the twisting branches of an old vine. Whether you relax in the lounge, or get together with other guests for a board game or great conversation, make sure to make time for the cosy bar, and try a dram of award-winning whisky from the local Penderyn distillery, which uses water from the Brecon Beacons National Park. There’s also a Brecon Botanicals gin that’s wonderfully well regarded.

Food & Drink

As at all our country houses, holidays are full board, from afternoon tea served as a welcome treat through that evening’s meal to a hearty breakfast on the day of departure. Food at Nythfa House is varied with a strong emphasis on the use of seasonal British produce. Our experienced chefs create each dish using only the freshest ingredients and, when in season, use home grown herbs and vegetables taken from our own gardens to give a true taste of the local area. 

Accessibility

For accessibility and assistance information, please contact our expert team on 020 3974 8865 or view the accessibility information online for Nythfa House

 

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Getting to Nythfa House

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Essential Information

Essential Equipment

  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner,
  • Thermos flask for hot drink,
  • Water bottle (at least 1 litre)
  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar.
  • Small torch
  • First aid kit 

Optional Equipment

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents
  • Insect repellent,
  • Sun hat,
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Camera

Guest Reviews

All holidays are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.
Prices based on two people sharing. Supplements may apply.
Non-member fee: £30 per person.

Holiday Prices

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2022
27 May - 30 May 2022
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Duration:
3 nights
Type:
Self-Guided Walking
Walking Grade:
1, 2 & 3

3 nights from £379pp £299pp

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