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The Firs at Pendarren House - outside picnic benches
The Firs at Pendarren House - dining table adjacent to the kitchen
The Firs at Pendarren House - sitting room with a wood burner
The Firs at Pendarren House - gather your group outside
The Firs at Pendarren House - the kitchen is set up for self catering
The Firs at Pendarren House - twin bedroom
The Firs at Pendarren House - bunk bedrooms sleeping 4
The Firs at Pendarren House - shower room facilities
The Firs at Pendarren House - accessible wet room
The Firs at Pendarren House - bunkhouse for families, hens, stags and youth groups
The Firs at Pendarren House - dining table adjacent to the kitchen
The Firs at Pendarren House - sitting room with a wood burner
The Firs at Pendarren House - gather your group outside
The Firs at Pendarren House - the kitchen is set up for self catering

The Firs at Pendarren House, Crickhowell, Powys

Sleeps 5 - 16 5 Bedrooms 16 Dining

Outdoor centre in the Brecon Beacons sleeping 16 for youth and school residentials with catered accommodation and activities available

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Firs at Pendarren House, Crickhowell, Powys, sleeps 5 - 16 in 5 bedrooms.

This venue for youth and school residentials is in a great location 5 minutes from Crickhowell in the Brecon Beacons and convenient for motorway links. Pendarren is set within 16 pretty acres of grounds, perfect for team building and outdoor bonding activities which can be provided on and off site. The Firs offers comfortable dorm style budget accommodation with leader rooms available. Duke of Edinburgh groups, schools, scouts and university groups will find The Firs a good choice for smaller expeditions or personal development experiences.

The Countryside Study Centre is available for separate hire, complete with a computer suite and interactive whiteboard for field work and educational sessions.

Other on site catered accommodation includes:
Main House – dorms for up to 50
Greig Annexe – dorms for up to 34

For self catering, the well equipped kitchen is set up for everyone to cook together and there’s a terrace outside with picnic benches as well as the inside dining room. There are 2 twin rooms suitable for group leaders, 1 accessible for anyone less mobile, and the property is single storey. All of the bedrooms have en suite facilities so no queues in the morning.

Pendarren House can offer adventure activities to groups staying at The Firs as long as booked well in advance. Boots and wet weather gear will also be provided in these circumstances by the centre. Qualified instructors, who are also first aiders, lead all activities, which include caving, climbing, canoeing and kayaking.

Beautifully sandwiched between the Black Mountains and Bannau Brycheiniog, Pendarren is well placed to take full advantage of everything the local landscape offers, including wonderful walking and cycling routes, with the option to schedule visits to local historic attractions too. Local festivals of interest include Hay-on-Wye’s book festival with many children’s lectures and the Abergavenny Cycling Festival in July.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus

Facilities

Dog Friendly

Assistance dogs only or by prior agreement with the Centre

Accessibility

One of the twin bedrooms is wheelchair accessible.

WiFi

WiFi throughout.

Dining Room

Inside dining room with space for 16 people. Outside dining on the terrace with picnic benches.

Kitchen

Well equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher and fridge freezer. Coin operated washing machine and dryer.

Outdoor

Washing facility for mountain bikes, canoes and kayaks. 16 acres grounds of Pendarren House to explore.

Bedrooms

2 twin bedrooms and 3 twin bunk rooms for 4. 1 twin designed to take wheelchairs. All ensuite.

Bathrooms

5 ensuites.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating and wood burner

Linen

Bedding is supplied for you to make your own beds. No towels are provided.

TV and Music Facilities

TV available.

Parking

Plenty of off road secure parking.

Smoking

No smoking please.

Booking Information

Please note that The Firs is self catering. Other facilities and equipment at Pendarren House are not available unless the activity is led by Pendarren House. Please enquire about Pendarren House running activities for your guests.

Booking confirmed on receipt of completed booking form and deposit. Maximum group size is 16 persons. Accommodation and activity costs (where booked) should be paid at least 6 weeks before the first day booked. 

Damage deposit required is £150, payable 6 weeks before stay.  At the end of your stay, if the accommodation has been left in a clean and tidy condition, the £150 will be returned.

The Firs check in from 3.00 pm. Please let us know what time you will arrive and, if possible, give a phone number so that you can be contacted during your journey. Check out by 10.00 am on your day of departure.  Later departure may be arranged – please contact Pendarren.

Activities are offered as an optional extra for visitors to the Firs, subject to availability and must be booked at the time of booking the accommodation. The cost includes the instructor and activity equipment.

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The Firs at Pendarren House, Powys

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Location

The Firs at Pendarren House is located close to the village of Llangenny and only 5 minutes from Crickhowell, on the A40 between Abergavenny and Brecon. About 30 minutes from the M4 at Newport and 40 minutes from the M50 at Ross-on-Wye, and approximately 2½ hours drive from West London and under 2 hours from Birmingham by road. Handy for Bannau Brycheiniog and the Black Mountains.

  • Llangenny near Crickhowell.
  • Local shops in Crickhowell. Waitrose, Aldi, Morrisons and Tesco in Abergavenny. Supermarket deliveries.
  • The Dragon's Head is at the bottom of the drive. Crickhowell has The Bear.
  • Birmingham or Bristol.
  • Abergavenny.
  • Buses between Brecon, Crickhowell and Abergavenny.

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