Short breaks in Garwnant, Bannau Brycheiniog

Short breaks in Garwnant, Bannau Brycheiniog

Peaceful valley views and winding forest trails within the Brecon Beacons National Park

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Surrounded by beautiful views with an entire National Park at your feet


Discover cabins tucked away in the natural beauty of the woodland, or in a unique spot high in an open glade on the Brecon Beacon hills, with glimpses of beautiful valley views. You'll have the space to stretch out and nature as the ultimate backdrop.


Mountain views




Hot tub as standard in all cabins

All of our cabins come with a hot tub as standard, perfect for group getaways, family holidays or a couples retreat. Unwind after a busy day and feel at one with nature. Some of our cabins also include: a gas barbecue, log burning stove, and outdoor kitchen on the decking.

Garwnant, Brecon Beacons is perfect for...

  • The Brecon Beacons National Park
  • National Showcaves Centre for Wales
  • Pen Y Fan mountain
  • Waterfall Country
  • Castle Coch
  • Pontsticill Resevoir
  • Zip World Tower

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Garwnant, Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons)

Experience the dramatic change of seasons at Garwnant, Bannau Brycheiniog. There's an entire National Park right on your doorstep, ready and waiting for you to explore.

Whether you're visiting as the forest springs into life, or book ahead for a summer of adventure in Bannau Brycheiniog, we know you're going to love it.



1 to 5 bedroom options, sleeping up to 10 guests per cabin

  • 1-6 guests
    2-3 bedrooms
    White Willow Premium

    Our newest style of cabins, ideal for extra special stays. Soak up breath-taking views with floor-to-ceiling doors and enjoy stylish celebrations in the outdoor kitchen.

    Hot tub

    Log burner

    Outdoor kitchen

  • 1-6 guests
    2-3 bedrooms
    Golden Oak Valley View

    Set within an enviable spot at Garwnant, Brecon Beacons. Enjoy wide-open skies and spectacular valley views as far as the eye can see. Images and details are representative.

    Hot tub

    Log burner


  • 1-2 guests
    1 bedrooms
    Golden Oak Hideaway

    A vibrant open-plan nook for two nestled in the most secluded corners of the forest.

    Hot tub

    Log burner


We're pet-friendly

We're pet-friendly

We know that your pet is part of the family and that they love exploring the great outdoors just as much as you. Pets are welcome to stay in your Brecon Beacons cabin for £15 per pet, per night.



Things to do and amenities at Garwnant, Brecon Beacons

On location and nearby

Visitor Centre
Visitor Centre

under 1 mile away

Bike hire
Bike hire

Visitor Centre

Forest Ranger adventures
Forest Ranger adventures


Play area
Play area


New activity: Guided Walking Trail

New activity: Guided Walking Trail

See the forest through local eyes

After the insider information on Garwnant? Take on a walking trail with our team member, Dai, who knows the forest like the back of his hand.

He’ll show you secret spots and share stories as you head round the idyllic Llwynn-Onn reservoir – and you’ll feel like a local in no time.

Wildlife & nature in the heart of the Brecon Beacons

Garwnant is a haven for a rich variety of wildlife and habitats

  • Willow warblers

    Willow warblers

    Wake up to the amazing sound of birdsong...and not just any birdsong. The Brecon Beacons are home to rare birds like willow warblers, nightjars, bullfinches and many more.

  • Attenborough’s Hawkweed

    Attenborough’s Hawkweed

    On the Brecon Beacons stunning slopes, you’ll see loads of amazing plants found nowhere else in the world. See if you can spot an Attenborough’s Hawkweed, the first British species to be named after Sir David!  

Find out about parking, getting here, and our local amenities

Forest Holidays Garwnant
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 2HU


Open glade: Cabins 1, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 are in a unique spot, high in an open glade.
Please note: Cabins 4, 11 and 14  are unsuitable for those who are unsteady on their feet. Cabins with more than 4 steps are marked on the map, all other cabins have a maximum of 4 steps. 

Barrier: Please note there’s a barrier to get to the cabins. You’ll be given access based on the vehicle registration on your pre-arrival registration.

Garwnant Visitor Centre is just under a mile away from our cabins and is open everyday from 9am - 5pm (8.30am - 8pm on Mondays & Fridays). The Forest Café is open from 8:30am - 5pm (7:30pm during the summer months). Our in-cabin deliveries run until 7:30pm.

To find us please put Garwnant Visitor Centre into Google Maps, or alternatively if you are using the postcode, please only turn off the A470 when you reach the signpost for Garwnant Visitor Centre.

For pre-travel enquiries call 03330 110 495

For Visitor Centre call 01685 377371

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 51.807334


Longitude: -3.4478590

Learn more about Brecon Beacons holidays

  • Things to do

    Things to do

    Whether you’re all about finding the next adventure or just unwinding from the everyday, there’s plenty of choice near Garwnant. Get out there and fill your break with one-of-a-kind local experiences.

  • What's nearby

    What's nearby

    With your cosy cabin as a base, you can explore as far as you like. There’s plenty going on nearby to keep everyone entertained. Discover nature trails, water sport reservoirs, foodie festivals and much more.

  • What's on-site

    What's on-site

    Garwnant Visitor Centre is just under a mile away. It’s a handy shop, café, bar and activity centre. You can also meet the Forest Ranger, book activities, and hire bikes here. Look out for the children’s play area too.

Looking for a little inspiration?

We’ve gathered just a few ideas to help you on your way

There are hundreds of ways to explore the Brecon Beacons National Park. There really is something for everyone here. Whether you want to explore more of the area, spend time in nature, take little ones on a woodland walk or enjoying an action filled adventure.

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Twinkle, twinkle...

Twinkle, twinkle...

Our location at Garwnant is situated within a Dark Skies Reserve, meaning it’s a phenomenal spot for stargazing. There’s nothing quite like looking up at the clear night sky from your bubbling hot tub. If you’re lucky, you might even see the Northern Lights!

Please note images and details are representative only.