The Old Sunday School Room

Croeso – welcome to our lovely holiday cottage in the Brecon Beacons National Park, near the small village of Trecastle. The perfect place to stay for couples and families, The Old Sunday School Room is an attractive traditional building. It has been sensitively renovated and offers beautiful views and real log fires while including all mod cons such as Satellite TV and free WiFi. 

The cottage is well located in the quieter Western side of the Brecon Beacons National Park near The Black Mountain, Llyn y Fan and the Usk Reservoir. It is also a short drive to Pen y Fan and Waterfall Country and near several places to eat and drink. Fantastic walks and cycling from the doorstep.

  • Sleeps 4-6
  • 2 bedrooms & sofa-bed
  • 7 nights from £350 GBP
  • Shorter breaks available

This Brecon Beacons dog friendly holiday cottage is just over 2 miles from the village of Trecastle. The Old Sunday School Room sleeps 4 to 6 and is perfect for couples, families or friends looking for a relaxing break in the countryside. Guests will enjoy staying in a Victorian building that has been renovated sympathetically to include all mod cons. The living accommodation is upstairs, a light and airy space with fabulous views across the surrounding fields and hills. The bedrooms downstairs have replaced what was originally a stable where visiting clergy would tie up their horses.

The cottage is an ideal base for a number of activities. The Usk Reservoir, a short drive away, is an excellent fishing centre and there are numerous walking and cycling routes from the doorstep. The market town of Brecon, famous for its Summer Jazz Festival is only 12 miles away in one direction.  11 miles in the other is Llandovery, famous for its history of droving and annual September Sheep Festival.

Cottage Facilities

There is a fully fitted kitchen including a fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, touchscreen hob, oven and microwave. The spacious dining area has a stunning backdrop of the surrounding landscape.

A very comfortable lounge with ample seating for all guests and a cosy log burning stove. It is equipped with a flat screened TV, Freesat, a DVD player and shelves filled with local interest books, guides and boardgames. Free WiFi is available throughout.

The washing machine and drying space is in the cloakroom on the first floor where there is also a wash basin, toilet and electric enclosed shower.

Downstairs to:

Bedroom 1

A large bedroom with a double bed, a sofa bed and space for a cot, making it an ideal family room. It also has Freesat with a DVD player.

Bedroom 2

A nicely furnished twin bedroom.

Family Bathroom

A bright white tiled room with a contemporary bath and shower over, a wash basin and toilet.


There is secure parking for 2 standard cars on our beautiful cobbled drive and a small barbecue area just below the kitchen.

A secure storage facility is available under the house for bikes and fishing equipment etc.

Useful Information

  • Bed linen and towels provided.
  • Oil central heating and electricity inclusive.
  • Free Wi Fi.
  • Wood burning stove and first basket of logs provided free of charge.
  • No smoking inside cottage.
  • Limited mobile phone reception. 
  • TVs with Freesat.
  • Charging station for electric cars.
  • Pets welcome upstairs inside.
  • Supermarket home deliveries including Asda and Sainsburys.
  • 4 miles from Trecastle is the large village of Sennybridge where there is a well stocked Londis, Spar and a Post Office.