Description: About Barlings Barn
Fantastic large group accommodation with a swimming pool in mid Wales
Spacious holiday accommodation in Llanbrynmair, ideal for relaxing, short breaks and week-long holidays with family and friends, in truly beautiful and peaceful countryside.
Barlings sleeps up to 28 adults in total (plus babies), the Barn (sleeps 14 to 16), The Wanws (which sleeps a further 8), plus cute Goat Cottage (sleeps another 4). The properties are situated close together in a courtyard setting, either side of the indoor pool. All 28 guests can dine altogether in the barn.
We ONLY let to one group at a time so you have the luxury of knowing that the beautifully heated swimming pool and all our other facilities are yours, and yours alone, whilst you are staying at Barlings. We have 3 cots, 3 high chairs, baby bath, potty, booster seat.
Full central heating - our accommodation in Llanbrynmair, Powys, is VERY cosy. All fuel, power, logs for fire and linen included in the price of your holiday.
ENJOY EXCLUSIVE USE OF:
- Heated (85 degrees) indoor swimming pool
- Squash court
- Pool table
- Table tennis table
- 20 acres of Bluebell woodlands (plantation of ancient woodland). Perfect for Easter egg hunts/cowboys and indians!!!
- Wood burning stove - to toast your toes by.
- Playroom with dolls house, farm, dollies, lego, dressing up box, DVD, etc.
- 1 acre of gardens with wildflower meadow, games area and summer house.
- BBQ (charcoal) with seats for dining under the gazebo
- Camp fire for toasting marshmallows
- 42" Flat Screen TV with SKY Plus & Sports/Movies package
- IPOD Dock
Plenty of parking is available alongside the holiday barn.
This large and spacious holiday cottage is ideal for relaxing, short breaks and holidays in rural Wales.
Explore Mid Wales - enjoy rural activities: Fishing (salmon / trout), Golf, Bird Watching (red kite country), Sandy Beaches, Sailing.Peaceful, secluded location, set in pretty grounds of our 18th century stone cottage, high in beautiful Mid Wales Hills. Enjoy peaceful walks, bird & badger-watching, paper chases/Easter Egg hunts - in the 20 acre Barling Wood, where mosses, bluebells, wood sorrel and all manner of funghi abound. For the benefit of all our guests we politely request no smoking inside the Barn. We happily accepted dogs by prior arrangement – they’ll LOVE the forest walks!!!
Big holiday accommodation in Powys
SUPERB SELF-CATERING ACCOMMODATION, All centrally heated, very cosy and pretty rooms, for parties up to 14 / 16 people in Barn only, or 24 people if reserved with ‘The Wanws’, or 28 people if you have the Barn, Wanws and Goat Cottage.See our own website for full details of the layout of the accommodation at Barlings.
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Local Attractions near Llanbrynmair
Top Attractions: Visit the great beaches in this area - the glorious golden sands of Aberdovey are only 35 minutes by car. Cader Idris mountain is only 30 minutes - many of our guests have climbed up the winding paths to the summit. There are many places of natural beauty and historic interest to visit.: Castles, nearby Powis Castle - Capability Brown designed the magnificent gardens and Clive of India lived there,, Edward I castle overlooking the Severn Valley near Newtown, Montgomery Castle, further afield Harlech and Criccieth Castles are worth visiting. Bodnant Garden is stunning with the multi coloured rhodendron and azalea ravine a picture in spring. 3,000 year old standing stones where skylarks rise singing to the heavens. Centre for Alternative Technology is only 25 minutes away. Craft Centres and artisan shops. King Arthur's Labyrynth, where they take you through underground caverns in a boat whilst telling you all the Arthurian legends (he is linked to this area). There are beautiful lake and mountain drives that will take your breath away.
Recommended Places to Visit: Where do I begin??? Miles of fabulous beach at Aberdovey -35 mins in car, sea/lake/river fishing, wonderful peaceful walks in the hills and mountains locally (we are 10 minutes away by car from Snowdonia National Park, historic castles, 3,000 year old standing stones, golf, horse riding on beaches or in hills, white water rafting, mountain biking, Cader Idris close by, near Centre for Alternative Technology. Only one hour and a quarter by car from Roman Chester or Medieval Shrewsbury, Devils Bridge, Elan Valley lakes, Red Kite watching at feeding farms, Aberystwyth Camera Obscura (three quarters of an hour by car), Powys Castle, Wildlife sancturaries (many), Harlech Castle, Port Merion, Port Madog, Dolgellau, Talyllyn Steam Railway, Corris Railway Museum, Craft Centres, Sea trips. We have guests who have been visiting annually for the last 19 years and they are still finding new things to do as well as their favourites. We are very happy to help point you towards our much loved and special places to visit.
Annual Eventst: Royal Welsh Show Annually in July Gregynog International Music Festival every June Powis Castle Country Music Festival - July Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival - August
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Good pub meals at Aleppo Merchant in Carno just 10 mins away. Excellent food at the award winning Penhelig Arms Hotel in Aberdovey. Fabulous for special meals. Barlings Barn - we can arrange caterers who will prepare delicious food for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This has proved a very popular option as nobody has to drive!! Please ask and we can put you in touch to discuss your special menu at reasonable prices. Award winning Fish and chip shop in Machynlleth and a number of other takeaways.
Local Sports: clay pigeon shooting, mountain biking, walking, walking
Nearest Train Station: Caersws, 12 miles away
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