Staying at Aberhyddnant (OS Landranger Map 160 SN8723 2574) there is so much to do out-and-about in the area. If you come back tired and a bit muddy we have a tap for boots and bikes and hot baths and showers to ease any aches and pains.
Cycling – Beicio
The western side of the Brecon Beacons National Park is a great place to come with your bike. There are mountain bike and cycle trials to suit all abilities from young families to experienced Black Trail experts. Some are virtually on your doorstep and some just under an hour away. We are pleased to welcome cyclists of all kinds to Aberhyddnant for long or short breaks and can provide lockable storage if you bring your own bikes and emergency repair kit, should one be required. We have put together a box file containing a selection of trail guides, route maps and reference material providing information on a range of cycling in the area.
Useful websites include Mountain Biking Wales – Up-to-date information about trails and events in Wales and Cycle Brecon Beacons and Mountain Biking Brecon Beacons devoted to cycling in and around the National Park.
Towy Valley Cycles is a small family run hire service based in Pentregwenlais and Bikes and Hikes is a local bike hire business with delivery service while Ride and Hike is a taxi service for both riders and their bikes. Bike hire and guided rides are available from Drover Holidays in Hay-on-Wye. Should you have and questions not covered by the above please do not hesitate to contact us.
Walking – Cerdded
Be inspired walking through the beautiful Welsh countryside on and around Aberhydddnant. Whatever the time of year this is an everchanging landscape of experiences. Discovering and walking under waterfalls, climbing Pen-y-Fan, following old railway lines or feeding the ducks whilst walking alongside the canal – there is something for everyone.
The Brecon Beacons National Park offers a range of guided walks for all abilities throughout the year.For those with an interest in how this area became so great it is worth noting that Fforest Fawr is one of Europes 42 Geoparks and many activities and walks are held each year to promote understanding of the area.
The Usk Valley Alliance have published a range of free walking guides which you will find in your cottage.
Horse Riding – Marchogaeth
There is some great riding in the area. If you wish to bring your own horse we have stabling and turn out in one of our fields available. You may then ride up the farm through the forestry onto the hill. Just contact us for more information. Alternatively you can plan a ride provided by one of the centre’s below who can provide a wide range of activities for different abilities.
Something for Everyone – Rhywbeth i bawb
Llangorse Multi Activity – Centre gives the opportunity for some to ride while others climb or try out the ropes course.
Mountain and Water – Canoeing, kayaking, archery, caving…Outdoor Activities for All!
Fancy an adventure challenge, bushcraft, gorge scambling, absailing or something else exciting and local try Bikes and Hikes.