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Capel-y-Fin, historic chapel in the Black Mountains

The area is renowned for it's scenic beauty ...
Llanthony Abbey, 11th century picturesque former Augustinian priory

WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR MEMBERSHIP OF THE ECO TRAVEL NETWORK. We can offer our guests discounted room and electric vehicle hire Packages. please ask at the time of booking.

Walkers are Welcome

Opportunities exist for most outdoor activities: walking, climbing, cycling, mountain-biking, pot-holing, pony trekking, gliding, hand-gliding, together with the full range of water sports in the reservoirs and rivers of the area. The magical and tranquil lake of Llangorse (the largest natural lake in Wales) lies three miles to the west. The river Wye is only three miles to the east at Glassbury while the river Usk lies six miles to the west at Brecon.

Talgarth itself, is one of the five Brecon Beacons National Park designated cycle hubs with five routes, all of which start within 50 metres of our accommodation. They are suitable for both beginners and the more experienced bikers, whether you prefer to ride or carry your bike, this is the place for you!If you are really keen and would like to test yourself against men, women, elements and the terrain. TRY THIS LINK:Black Mountain 3Day Event 2013

Talgarth also proudly boasts it's very own nature reserve at Pwll-y-Wrach. On a leisurely stroll through the woods, you can absorb the calming influence and listen to the gentle running water of the river Ennig. You will find a variety of wildlife, including otters, badgers and birds. Look out for our very own pair of nesting red kites. At your desination, you can marvel at the forty foot waterfall. Dip your toes in and cool off, shut your eyes and let the world and its troubles pass you by.

Follow the river Ennig in to Talgarth and you will find the recently refurbished Talgarth Mill href="http://www.talgarthmill.com/">Talgarth Mill

For those of you who prefer to take life a little easier, perhaps a visit to Offa's Dyke or one of the many castles of Mid Wales and the marches. The abbey's at Llanthony Llanthony and Tintern are mystical places and are well worth a visit. If you are interested in a more recent history, then why not visit the industrial towns of Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenavon. The latter, awarded World Heritage Status in 2001, offers you the opportunity to experience the working and living conditions that people had to endure at the turn of 20th Century. In late 2008, BBC Wales commissioned the second of their fly on the wall series Coal House, following three families sent back to 1944. They have to cope with the living, working and social conditions during the Second World War. Compulsive viewing again! In need of some compulsive listening? Stephen sings with the Blaenavon Male Voice Choir.Why not accompany him to one of their rehearsals on Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 7.30-9.30pm and experience the real welcome in the hillside for yourself.

What ever your requirements, we are able to cater for and offer a full range of organized activity and sight seeing breaks. Castle and choir tours are our specialty.

We are situated mid way between the historic cathedral town of Brecon and the border town of Hay on Wye. Brecon has it's jazz festival, new theatre, and canal side attractions, while Hay is internationally renowned for it's second hand book shop's, and its literary/film festival. From art to agriculture, beer to Brecon Jazz, Mid Wales plays host to a huge variety of festivals every year, why not make a visit to.....

*Crickhowell Walking Festival 28th February-7th March 2015

*The Royal Welsh Spring Smallholder and Garden Festival 16th and 17th May 2015

* Talgarth Harley Davidson Festival 2015 Dates TBA

* Talgarth Walking Festival 1st to 4th May 2015

Guardian Hay Festival 28th May to 7th June 2015

* Royal Welsh Show 20th to 23rd July 2015

* Brecon Jazz Festival 7th to 9th August 2015

* Green Man Festival 20th t0 23rd August 2015

* Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival 22nd to 30th August 2015

* Talgarth Festival of the Black Mountains 22nd 23rd August 2015

* Llanwrtyd Wells Bog Snorkelling Festival 29th August 2015

* Abergavenny Food Festival 19th to 20th september 2015

* Brecon Beacons Food Festival October 2015 Date TBC

* Hay Walking Festival October 201e Date TBC

Good road links provide access to Cardiff and south east Wales via the A470 to the south and Llandrindod Wells and many of Mid Wales market towns via the A470 to the North. Hereford and the Midlands are reached by the A40 to the east and west Wales and the coast via the A40 to the west. Access to Talgarth from Crickhowell and Abergavenny via the A479 via the Talgarth Brollys Bypass/Relief Llink Road. Go to our How to Find Us page for interactive maps and transportation help.

WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR MEMBERSHIP OF THE ECO TRAVEL NETWORK AND HAVE OUR OWN ELECTRIC CAR-'TAFFY' THE TALGARTH TWIZY. We are offering our guests discounted room and 'Taffy' Packages, please ask at the time of booking.

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Radnor Barn B&B • Station Yard • Talgarth, LD3 0PE
Phone & Fax: 01874-712102 • Mob: 07796-953904 
Email: groves@oldradnorbarn.com