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.
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
'Thanks for a great weekend - really comfortable accomodation' North Family, London, Feb 2017
'Thanks for another lovely stay - we'd been away too long. Thank you for always ensuring a warm welcome - it really is a home from home.' Fowler family, Bristol, Feb 2017
'We spent the weekend whilst celebrating the wedding of close friends and absolutely love the place.' Dulanto, Spain Dec 2016
'A brilliant visit in mid-November, gorgeous hill walks, coming home to such comfortable, warm, clean and welcoming 'home'. Many thanks for making this such a perfect place to stay.' Dave and Ann, 2016
'We have had a perfect week exploring the beautiful countryside' Thank you Hilary and Graham for your great hospitaility.' Robyn & Ian, Tasmania, Sept 2016
Rare to find such a high quality dog friendly cottage. The welcome pack was much appreciated. Excellent location for walking' Brooks and Higsons, June 2016