Brecon cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country cottages to rent in Brecon

Brecon is a market town in Powys in Mid Wales. It sits at the junction of where the River Usk and Afon Honddu meet and just minutes away from the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park. The village is the go-to-place when the weather isn't great as there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants to keep you entertained. Once a month, there is Brecknock Farmers Market that attracts vistors from all over the region.

Apart from immaculate countryside and stunning scenery, the Brecon Beacons is one of 11 International Dark Sky Reserves in the world. On a clear night you can see the Milky Way, major constellations such as Ursa Major, Nebulas and Shooting Stars.

At a glance...
Brecon Beacons National Park
Star Gazing
Highest point, Pumlumon Fawr at 752m
Hiking and Cycling Trails
Car Recommended
Nearest international airport Cardiff (75km)
Nearest train station Abergavenny on the Cardiff-Manchester line

Featured cottages in Brecon

Brecon has a wide selection of self catering cottages nestled around the pristine countryside to suit all budgets and tastes.

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Things to see and do in and around Brecon

From your Brecon cottage, there is so much to see and do without travelling far.

A few suggestions...
Visit the Dolaucothi Gold Mines
Craig-Y-Nos Country Park
Hire a boat and cruise along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
Day trip to Llyn Tegid – Bala Lake in Snowdonia
Canoeing on the Rivers Wye and the Usk
Explore Brecon Castle
National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Carmarthenshire
Carreg Cennen Castle
brecon beacons national park

Our view on Brecon

Brecon is an idylic and relaxing village just minutes away from the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park. With excellent facilities and packed with plenty of things to see and do for all ages, Brecon is one of the top hot spots in Wales for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether taking a romantic break or family holiday, renting a cottage in Brecon provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want - home from home.