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Dove Lodge

Talybont-On-Usk, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Safari Tent
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Sumptuous canvas safari lodge, with kitchen, private shower and hot tub
  • Set on a working farm, nestled in the Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Close to the village of Talybont-on-Usk and perfect for canal and riverside walks
  • £100 discount for 2 guests. Please call our Reservations Team for further information
Property code: BN137

A luxurious glamping retreat perfect for families, within verdant farmland surroundings and close to the well-known cycling hub of Talybont-on-Usk, the beautiful River Usk and the Talybont Reservoir.

Step into nature with a stay at this attractive, canvas safari lodge near Talybont. Sleeping up to six guests, the inviting holiday abode is perfect for guests seeking comfort as well as immersion in the great outdoors. One of three similar lodges on a farm in the Brecon Beacons, the lodge could be the perfect getaway for those who enjoy walking, cycling or fishing. Follow a 7.5-mile section of the Taff Trail from the Talybont Reservoir to the bustling market town of Brecon. Hire a canoe or take an organised trip along a stretch of the Monmouth and Brecon Canal. Drive 6.5 miles to walk up to the beautiful Blaen-y-Glyn Waterfalls.

With gorgeous valley views you enter your exciting holiday lodge via one step onto the veranda. Indulge in seamless inside-outside living thanks to the flow between the covered veranda space and the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Fire up your wood burner on chilly evenings and relax beside it with a good book. Pull up a chair for a hand of cards or set up a board game and gather around. Make warming meals in the kitchen inside or cook under the stars on the fire pit. As night falls, choose between a queen-sized bedroom, a twin room, or snuggle up and enjoy the unique experience of laying your head in the cabin bed area reached via a ladder. Finding your shower room is just as much part of the glamping experience, situated a few steps from the lodge within a self-contained pitch pod, with a shower and WC.

Stoke up the wood-fired hot tub in the morning and by the evening you will have the perfect place to soak in steaming water with a glass of something chilled. Roam the working farm around you to your heart’s content, ask for an official tour if you would like and let the children join in with feeding the chickens. Look out for wildlife in the pond, take out a rowing boat and even go for a swim if you wish.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 queen-size bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 cabin bed area
  • 1 shower room – a self-contained pitch pod with shower and WC a few metres away
  • 4-ring gas-fired hob, toaster and coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi included
  • No TV
  • Wood burner (all wood provided)
  • Private veranda
  • Firepit (all wood provided)
  • Private wood-fired hot tub
  • Ample parking
  • 1 dog welcome (to be kept on a lead around the farm)
  • Complex of three safari lodges
  • Farm tours available
  • Rowing or swimming in wildlife pond upon request
  • Pubs and shop less than 0.5 miles away
  • Use of shared washing machine
  • £100 discount for 2 guests. Please call our Reservations Team for further information

Joanna Flaherty

This property is personally managed by Joanna.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Joanne 13th September 2021

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Reviewed by Ruth 2nd August 2021

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First family holiday in 3 years and we had a fantastic time. Brilliant accommodation in a beautiful setting we will definitely return to complete more of the local walks.

Reviewed by Emily 4th June 2021

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We absolutely loved our stay in the Dove. Charles was fantastic and our trip couldn't have been any better. The hot tub was a complete luxury and heated up quicker than we expected. We booked some activities with black mountain activity center which was about a 20 min drive, had lovely a trip to the waterfalls and a pub lunch next to the river! HigRead morehly recommend this stay!! Hide

Reviewed by Matthew 23rd April 2021

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Absolutely amazing safari tent, everything is supplied, made to feel so welcome. Would definitely go again and 100% recommend. Thank you

Reviewed by Mrs Dauncey August 2020

Perfect setting and Charles the farmer was very welcoming

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Location

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