Brecon Forest Farmhouse, Llaneglwys, Powys for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Outdoor Centre
Large bunkhouse with leader rooms for youth and school groups near the Brecon Beacons

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Brecon Forest Farmhouse, Llaneglwys, Powys, sleeps 30 in 5 bedrooms.

The Farmhouse is an attractive location for all types of youth groups, including scouts, guides, boys and girls brigades as well as sports teams and dance groups. It is also an ideal base for Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions.

Activities such as campcraft, navigation exercises, gorge walks and sisal trails may take place directly from the Farmhouse.

A wide range of other activities are within a twenty to thirty minute drive from the Farmhouse. These can include pony trekking, canoeing, mountaineering and other activities that require a slightly different location but still within the Brecon Beacons.

Using the two group dormitories and the two staff rooms will allow easy segregation of males and females. There is also a single bedroom for the group leader.

Leaders will find the three dedicated bedrooms comfortable and warm, with light switches to control the children's dormitories.

There are two spin dryers and an efficient drying room, which will dry a group's clothes overnight after a wet day up on the hills or down on the river.

The lounge has comfortable leather seating and workbenches around the outer wall which creates an excellent study facility. Internet is installed and there is no extra charge to use this service. WiFi is available across the downstairs and there are wired network points available across the Farmhouse, which can be used where required. The wheeled tables can be folded up and moved out of the way to create some extra space in the dining room.

Using the large ranges in the kitchen, school and youth groups have discovered that it is possible for children, under supervision, to prepare excellent meals for the entire group.

The rear lawn is ideal for games and the lower paddock is most suitable for campcraft training. The large, stainless steel barbecue on the patio is more than adequate to cook and feed all the hungry youngsters!

Facilities

The kitchen has two large ranges with one electric oven, one gas oven and ten gas rings. There is a large fridge and freezer. All utensils included.
Allowing a full group of people to be seated at six tables. The tables may be folded away to create space for indoor activities.
Seating on comfortable leather sofas face the wood burning stove. WiFi, data points, library and work surfaces create a study facility on outer walls.
No TV, but WiFi and data points are available for those who have streaming accounts and have devices that can connect to our facilities.
A payphone is available. WiFi and data points.
There is no games room.
Heating is by storage heaters throughout. Small bedrooms have convector heaters. There is a log burner in the lounge for that homely feel.
2 main dormitories sleep 12 and 14. 2 staff or family rooms sleep 4 people. 1 leaders room sleeps 1 person.
Mattress covers and pillows are supplied. You will need to bring your own duvets or sleeping bags.
Both male and female bathrooms have three sinks, two showers and two toilets. Two rooms, for leaders, have a sink, shower and toilet.
There are no specific disabled facilities.
None specifically.
Front and back garden set to lawn with paddock beyond. There is an open covered patio with table, seating, barbecue and lighting.
There is no swimming pool.
Ample parking for up to 8 cars.
No smoking is permitted within the grounds.
Pets prohibited. No exceptions.

Location

The property is located in the village of Llaneglwys, 15 minutes drive from the A40 at Brecon. It may also be approached from the A470 if coming from Builth Wells or Hay on Wye (both 25 minutes away).
The nearest town is Brecon some 9 miles to the south.
There is a general store at the garage in Llyswen and major supermarkets in Brecon. Both are a 15 minute drive but major supermarkets will deliver groceries to the Farmhouse.
The nearest pub/eatery is the Wheelwrights Arms in Erwood some 10 minutes away by car but The Griffin is also quite close as is The Bridge, both at Llyswen.

Booking Information

20% deposit must be paid within 14 days or full balance should be paid if booked within 45 days of your reservation on receiving an invoice.
An invoice is raised within 48 hours of receiving your reservation.
You can see our reservation calendar and make a reservation on our website.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
No
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Leader Rooms
Yes
Risk Assessment
No
Educational Focus
Yes
Presentation Aids
Yes
Outdoor Activities
Yes
Disabled Facilities
No

Getting here

Llaneglwys
Powys
LD2 3BQ
United Kingdom
Builth Road on the Mid Wales line is 15 miles away whilst Hereford, served by frequent trains, is 30 miles from the Farmhouse.
Buses stop at Erwood on the A470 some 5 miles away.
Cardiff International Airport some 40 miles south.

Rental Rates

We charge different rates depending on group size. A one night stay for 30 people staying in the Farmhouse in the summer would be £200. This would work out just over £6.66 per person, per night.
A visit to our website will show that our rates are very competitive as we are a charitable trust.

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Brecon Forest Farmhouse, Llaneglwys, Powys
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Alex Hall

+44 (0)800 689 1782
Llaneglwys
Powys
LD2 3BQ
United Kingdom