Getaway from it all and organise your perfect stay in the Brecon Beacons National Park! We have special places where you can enjoy a Valentine’s meal, secluded places to stay and plenty of thrilling things to do! Read on for our guide to plan the most romantic getaway to the Brecon Beacons.
Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages
We have everything from romantic mountain retreats to luxury town apartments, perfect for those of you looking for a bolthole where you won’t be disturbed. Think cosy cottages with roaring fires, sumptuous beds and sofas, perfect for relaxing in after a romantic windswept walk. In the summer, dine al fresco while the sun sets in one of our romantic cottages perfect for two. Click here to find your perfect romantic getaway today.
The Angel Hotel
The Angel Hotel Abergavenny is a luxurious, 4 Silver Star hotel, located in the centre of Abergavenny. Situated between 7 hills on the Welsh/English border, Abergavenny is often referred to as the ‘Gateway to Wales’. They have a special offer for you to enjoy this February:
Fantanstic Friday: From £149.00
Thank goodness it’s Friday! One night stay (based on 2 guests sharing on a Friday) inclusive of the following:
- Overnight accommodation in an Executive room
- Bottle of Prosecco on arrival to help you unwind and forget the stresses of the working week!
- Full English breakfast
- Complimentary upgrade (based upon availability)
Valid until Friday 30th March 2018.
Click here for more of their special offers.
The Plough is a charming four star boutique hotel and AA rosette award winning restaurant. Set in breathtaking Welsh countryside near the historic market town of Llandeilo in the West of the park overlooking the beautiful Towy Valley. Their location is ideal for touring magical castles, country houses, gardens and attractions of the Brecon Beacons and Carmarthenshire. Within a short distance you will find Fforest Fawr Geopark, which accounts for two thirds of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Red Kite Feeding Centre, Dinefwr Park and the awe-inspiring Carreg Cennen Castle. Llandeilo is also renowned for numerous boutique shops, whether you seek gifts, clothes or jewellery, it’s a shoppers haven.
Find plenty more perfect places for your romantic stay in the Brecon Beacons here.
Romantic Places to Eat
Nonna Caterina at The Kitchen Garden
Italian Nights at The Kitchen Garden!!
We are delighted to announce that Nonna Caterina are back at The Kitchen Garden for 2018. From the 10th of February we will be offering authentic Italian Evenings over a range of dates at The Kitchen Garden. Continuing from last years fantastic suppers, we have teamed up again with Nonna Caterina Italian Food, to create a constantly changing five-course menu, which focuses on what is available within the garden each week.
The pasta served is all organic and handmade, the salads and vegetables are our own organic produce from the garden. We will be using very local and free-range meat, but can also cater for vegetarians. £25pp. Bring your own wine.
Saturday 3rd February
Saturday 7th April
Saturday 21st April
Saturday May 5th
Sunday June 17th (Father’s Day)
Saturday June 23rd
From June 23rd we will be having a supper every Saturday evening until September 1st, from here they will be every other week until the end of the year, with Christmas events to be confirmed. Pre-booking is essential, to find out more or book your space call Alison on 07490143385. More here.
This elegant country gastropub near Brecon has been showered with awards, including six time winner of Dining Pub of the Year for Wales! Downstairs you will find squashy leather sofas around a roaring fire, and you can return to a slower pace of life. The food is recognised as amongst the best in the area, focusing on strong flavours, elegant presentation and thoughtful sourcing.
Enjoy a refined dining experience in the Angel’ Oak Room, adorned with contemporary artwork, offering rich, warm surroundings for a romantic meal. Afternoon tea at The Angel is something very special indeed, having held an Award of Excellence from The Tea Guild since 2008 and receiving their Top City and Country Hotel Award in 2011. Each morning thier specialist bakers prepare the savouries, sandwiches, cakes and scones that are presented on tiered stands. An extensive selection of over twenty loose leaf teas and infusions is offered.
Llangoed Hall overlooks meadows leading down to the River Wye, with the Black Mountains visible in the distance. The hotel also has lovely gardens, which include roses, wild flowers and a maze. The restaurant offers an intimate fine dining experience. The food is sourced from the freshest and finest local ingredients with fruit and vegetables from the hotel’s very own kitchen garden
Romantic Things to Do
Beacons Trike Tours
Welcome to Beacons Trike Tours Limited. We are a small, family run business with our base in Ystradgynlais at the foot of the stunning Brecon Beacons.
What we offer is something unique in this part of South Wales. Are you someone who has always wanted to experience the thrill of riding a motorbike, but were always too afraid to try? Or are you always the ‘nominated driver’ in your car when visiting areas of natural beauty and you always miss out on what everyone else is ‘oohing and aahing’ about? Do you have a special celebration coming up and you want something truly memorable to mark the occasion? Well look no further. The trike tours we offer can fulfil these, and many other wishes. Whether it’s the thrill of the ride you are after, or the ability to soak up the beauty of your surroundings while being ‘chauffeur driven’, then look no further.
We offer a variety of tours of differing duration for up to 2 people at a time. You can sit back and relax on the trike, enjoy the fresh air, the stunning landscape and the thrill of the ride and leave the driving to us.
Click ‘Tours and Prices’ for more information on the tours we currently offer. Bespoke tours can be arranged. We can make special occasions even more special, for example, anniversaries, birthdays, proms, weddings. You name it, we are happy to discuss the possibilities. Just get in touch and we will see what we can do. For now, Happy Triking!
Stag and Hen Weekend Special Deal with Adventure Britain
Although there are no definitive stats to say how many people actually get engaged in the UK on St.Valentine’s Day research completed by the latest American Express Spending and Saving Tracker consumer report surveyed Americans’ Valentine’s Day plans and found that six million couples are likely to get engaged on February 14th.
To celebrate this auspicious day we’d like to offer our customers this special offer with free places for all those individuals who became potential hens and stags as of yesterday! Read on for more
Stag and Hen Go Free on their Stag Weekend or Hen Weekend in Wales! If both the stag and hen book their stag weekend, hen weekend, stag party or hen party with Adventure Britain then both the hen and stag go free.
They don’t have to take place on the same dates. You can either travel on the same weekend or come at different times and even different years if that helps If you book your stag or hen weekend for 2018 before the end of February we’ll also throw in a free bottle of champagne! N.B. Applies to minimum group sizes of 12 or more people and to full weekend bookings only (2 nights and 2 activities) More here.
Possibly one of the most romantic locations in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Craig y Nos Country Park is situated in a dramatic and romantic location in the secluded upper Swansea Valley. A 40-acre Victorian garden with shady woodlands, meadows, ponds, lazy lawns and rushing rivers, provides you with a great place to talk a romantic stroll this St Dwynwen’s Day!
Spend an afternoon in one of our Towns and Villages
Browse the poetry shelves of Hay-on-Wye’s many bookshops for a special way to say I love you, visit Crickhowell to find perfect local gifts and then gaze lovingly at each other over homemade cake in Abergavenny.
Head out on romantic horse ride
Looking for a special valentine gift idea for someone you love? Why not create a special memory you will cherish forever? Or if you have something special to ask there’s no better place than the Brecon Beacons as your back drop! Cantref are the only riding centre allowed to go up on the Brecon Beacons, so this is truly a special experience for you and your loved one! Check out their treks here.
Take a Walk in Waterfall Country
What could be more magical than walking through a Welsh woodland with the sound of rushing water growing louder with every step? The geology of the Brecon Beacons National Park makes the southwestern corner a superb area for waterfalls, some of them wreathed in romantic myths of Celtic princes and princesses.
In 2013, the National Park became the first place in Wales – and only the fifth in the world – to be granted special protection as a Dark Sky Reserve. The views of the stars are superb. Don’t forget to make a wish.
Click here for more amazing things to do in the Brecon Beacons National Park!
Romantic Gifts to Give
Buy the food lover in your life a gift from Black Mountains Smokery, a family-run gourmet food business based in the Park. Why not purchase a Valentine’s Food Lovers Hamper for £49.00, or choose any of their hampers to send to your loved one enclosing your special message from £40 – £400. Perhaps simply choose their award winning Smoked Salmon to enjoy with a champagne breakfast.
Take a pick from the many selections of hampers Authentically Welsh have put together containing all Welsh produce! Their Crickhowell Cracking Hamper will introduce you to some of Crickhowell’ delicious local artisan foods, or why not let your loved one indulge in a Luxury Welsh Food Hamper bursting with appetising and inviting foods.
With a selection of Welsh Gifts you are bound to find a present or two from Authentically Welsh.
Have a day you wont forget in a hurry with Hawk Adventures who can offer you a variety of activities such as power kiting, canyoning and gorge walking.! Or why not try something different whilst supporting a good cause with Good Day Out?
If you’re stuck for ideas of a special gift to give this St Dwynwens and Valentines day, then head to The Old Railway Line Garden Centre, and visit the florist who can make you a bespoke bouquet from their extensive range of cut flowers for a romantic gift to a loved one.
Order a gift box of ‘simply scrumptious’ cider made from 100% apple juice at Apple County Cider or take your pick from Brecon Brewing large range of beers. Or why not visit Penderyn Distillery who produces award-winning single malt whiskies and spirits in the foothills of the magnificent Brecon Beacons.