Old Castle Farm Guest House is located in the picturesque historic market town of Brecon in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.
There are two distinct styles of castles in Wales; native Welsh fortresses, which present some unique architectural features (notable the frequent use of the D-shaped layout), and later English castles built to impose the authority of the English crown on the Welsh.
This is a beautiful part of Wales, with traditional market towns, stunning landscapes, canal paths, castles and plenty of family attractions. The scenery here is both beautiful and diverse - rolling countryside and valleys, wide open spaces to the wild beauty of the waterfalls and caves.
Brecon, or Aberhonddu as it is known in Welsh is an historic market town in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Ancient Britons, Romans and Normans have each left their mark on Brecon. Brecon boasts a cathedral, theatre, cinema, castle ruins, and a range of restaurants and shops.
Wales has 311 miles of traffic-free rides, perfect for families with children. For lovers of quiet lanes, Old Castle Farm Guest House is a base for any activity break or holiday. And if you want to cycle long distance, there’s that too.
Brecon restaurant guide showcases selected restaurants across Brecon … aim to bring wonderful restaurant food and great value tasty pub food.
Record-breaking grayling on the Wye, the River Usk with some of the finest brown trout fishing in the country and a sprinkling of well-stocked reservoirs and lakes make fishing one of the most popular outdoor activities in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Choose Wales as the destination for your next golf break with your friends, family, society or golf club. There are two main golf courses close by, one of which is a 5 minute walk from Old Castle Farm Guest House, with another 4 golf courses within 18 miles radius.
This corner of the world is also rich in history. Some of our parks and gardens include extra attractions like museums or informational exhibits, and a few have a long and interesting history of their own.
Gardens & Parks
Mountain Biking conjures up different ideas for many people. Brecon has a great provision for mountain biking. There are different routes to suit all tastes and abilities.
Staying at the Old Castle Farm Guest House opens up a plethora of activities and things to do. Your stay with us will be an absolute delight as there are so many Places of Interest in and around Brecon.
Other Activities & Attractions
Brecon has a wide range of independent retailers as well as high street stores offering you a comprehensive shopping experience!
There are many walks in Brecon, for those that are interested in a leisurely stroll and those that are more adventurous. There are approximately 100km of public rights of way in Brecon, 23km of these lay within the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons features incredible natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage. It's a destination for all seasons, with National Trails, festivals and pretty spa and market towns.
Old Castle Farm Guest House 18 Penpentre Llanfaes Brecon LD3 8DG