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The Granary is a luxury 5 star B&B situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The stunning scenery is a fab backdrop for outdoor activities, and the peaceful location makes it a perfect spot to appreciate the recently awarded "Dark Skies" status.

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Rooms: Two luxury double rooms and one twin, all with en suite

from £90 to include full breakfast

Meals: Breakfast is included in the price. Evening meals £20 pp, picnic lunch £6 by prior arrangement
Open: Open all year except for Christmas and New Year
Address: The Granary, Wernfawr, Talgarth, Brecon, Powys, LD3 0DY
Tel: +44 (0)1874 712101
reviewed by greentraveller

Why we've chosen The Granary:

The Granary is a newly converted barn situated at the foot of the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Conveniently placed midway between Hay-on-Wye and Brecon, it is ideal for the Hay Literary Festival, Brecon Jazz, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show and many other local events.

The Granary has been tastefully converted and offers two luxury double rooms and one twin room, all of which are en-suite. Joyce and Ray Shaw moved to The Granary in 2007. Since then they have been awarded a 5 star grading from Visit Wales and won the Gold Award for guest comfort and hospitality for the last 4 years. Seeking to minimise the impact of The Granary on the environment, they have participated in the Green Business Tourism Scheme and have been awarded a silver grading for reducing their carbon footprint and encouraging their guests to do the same.

“We want our guests to feel at home during their stay. Many return again and again and have become great friends over the years. We are ideally based for walkers & cyclists as we have several walks from our own doorstep. We offer hearty breakfasts, picnics and drying facilities.”

>> Joyce Shaw from The Granary B&B is a Brecon Beacons National Park Ambassador

Review by Paul Miles:

"Within easy reach of all the Black Mountains have to offer, it’s a comfortable and convenient base for those exercising their artistic talents."

Read Paul's full review of The Granary


Top Eco Features at The Granary:

  • We recycle newspapers, cardboard, glass, cans and plastics, food waste, egg shells etc

  • We are reducing the use of chemicals and pesticides in the garden

  • We use Fairtrade products wherever possible, tea and coffee at breakfast for instance

  • Joyce shops locally for much of our food. Our bacon, sausages and free-range eggs come from Brian - George, the butcher, in Talgarth less than one mile away, which supports local farmers

  • Double glazing throughout

  • We make our own bread whenever possible, and preserve our own jams, marmalades and chutneys



The Granary, Powys, Wales
Nearest train station: Abergavenny

Directions from station:
Abergavenny is the nearest station and we can arrange collection if required.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.