Old Radnor Barn B&B, Talgarth, Wales
Set within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the area is renowned for its scenic beauty and is an ideal base for holidays in Mid Wales, South Wales and the border towns of the Marches.
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.
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.
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 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, 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. We are delighted to offer ground floor accommodation with level access both inside and out, suitable for the elderly or disabled guests.
4 Star Visit Wales.
Rates: From £80 to £140 per room per night based on 2 people sharing.
Summer from £85 to £160 per room per night based on 2 people sharing.
25th May - 4th June (During festival season) £120 to £200 per night per room.
Telephone: 01874 712102