Welcome / Croeso
Restored with your comfort and the environment in mind, Old Rectory Barn is located within the Brecon Beacons National Park and dates from the early 16th Century. The barn is available for short breaks or longer stays as one large property sleeping up to 10 guests or as two independent cottages Loft & Stables. Check latest availability and prices. We are currently offering a 15% discount on short breaks (2-3 nights) during February 2016.
The Barn offers five star comfort for families or friends and is an excellent base for exploring this beautiful and historic area which offers a range of outdoor activities for all ages and abilities and is renowned for its excellent local produce and restaurants.
* Luxury accommodation for 4 to 10 guests
* Visit Wales 4 & 5 Star Rating
* 'Green Tourism' Gold Rating
* Welcome pack of local produce
* Stone built with oak beams and contemporary styled interior
* Views to the Blorenge and Sugar Loaf mountains
* Dogs welcome
Set in five acres above the village of Maesygwartha and in the South-East corner of the Brecon Beacons National Park the Barn has wonderful views of the countryside from all rooms. There are so many things to do both on the doorstep and within a short distance that we are delighted to welcome guests back year after year.
Nick Stewart from Greentraveller stayed at the Barn in 2012 - please check out his review on the Greentraveller website here.
Maesygwartha is within easy driving distance of London, the Midlands and Manchester. It is well serviced by local and national train services via Abergavenny, Hereford and Newport (London - Swansea main line). Nearest village is Gilwern 1 mile, with shops and pubs, Crickhowell 4 miles, Abergavenny 5 miles. There are bus services to Gilwern & Abergavenny. Here's how to find us.
We look forward to welcoming you at the Old Rectory Barn in the near future.
Hilary & Graham Lipscombe
'What a fantastic way to finish and start a year! We have had a great time' Uitz, Bristol, January 2015
'A lovely family time using the entire Barn to get together and celebrate my Mum's 80th birthday. A lovely place with with wonderful scenery and walks' Hayes & Gills, Cheshire and Cambridge, Feb 2015
'What a beautiful part of the world. We had a lovely time with lots to do. Thank you for a fab time' Adams & Austin families, Lincoln and Wakefield, April 2015.
Wonderful holiday, brilliant walks and scenery. The most lovely barn to stay in. We will definitely visit again' Risdales, Cornwall, May 2015
' Yet another delightful stay in this wonderful cottage. The comfort inside and the peace and tranquillity of the surrounds make holidays here something special' Hadfield, Birmingham, June 2015
'A fabulous fortnight exploring S Wales; had no idea there was so much wonderful walking country. Couldn't do all we wanted so we will have to come back. What a shame!' Wade, Norfolk, July 2015
'Our 2nd stay - 3 nights not enough!. Thank you both for making our visit so enjoyable. See you soon. Perrins, Kidderminster, November 2015
'Oliver the dog has had a fab time and its nice to have places such as yours happy to have dogs. It makes a family break a real family break.' Harvey-Knight family 2014