Bwthyn Glyn

Swansea Valley, South Wales

  • 5 Star
  • 5 star holiday cottage - close to both Brecon Beacons National Park and the stunning coastline of the Gower-for 6 set in stunning South Wales countryside

You can book this property from:

  • £717 per week
  • £102 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds
  • 2 single beds


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sky TV
  • Open fire or woodburner


  • Cot
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 18 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Set in spectacular countryside and close to both Brecon Beacons National Park, the stunning coastline of the Gower and Waterfall Country. Bwthyn Glyn offers a 5-star self-catering holiday in the beautiful Swansea Valley. As you drive up to the cottage you become aware of the space and peace with the sound of silence, yet it is within easy reach of many attractions. Whether it's for a long luxurious weekend, or an energetic week of biking and walking, this is the perfect setting for your break.

Sit and enjoy dinner or drinks outside on a summer evening in the pretty gardens or on the paved and lit terrace, relax with breakfast in the sunny living room, or curl up in the whirlpool bath with a book. Bwthyn Glyn offers a peaceful atmosphere, with only the occasional wild rabbit or woodpecker to disturb you.


Ground Floor

Kitchen/dining room: Fully equipped open-plan kitchen includes a Rangemaster ceramic double oven, granite worktops, dishwasher and integrated fridge/ freezer.

Reception: Widescreen TV with Sky, DVD player, wood burning stove and complimentary basket of wood.

Utility room: Washer/dryer.

First Floor

Bedroom 1: Double bed with en-suite shower room.

Bedroom 2: Double bedroom with storage.

Bedroom 3: Twin beds with storage.

Family bathroom: Whirlpool bath, WC and wash basin.

External: Paved area to front, side and back. Large lawned garden to the front with mountain and valley views. Garden furniture - wooden table with six chairs.

Sleeps 6: 2 Double, 1 Twin

C/O day – Fri. Oil central heating. Bed linen and towels provided. Wi-Fi available. Cot and high chair provided on request (bed linen NOT provided for travel cot). Ample on-site parking. Wood-burning stove with complimentary basket of wood. No pets. No smoking.

** Please note - Bwthyn Glyn is one of two adjoining cottages. The property next door Ysgubor Glyn can sleep 4.


Bwthyn Glyn holiday cottage, South Wales is a detached cottage set within the owners farm. Its in an ideal location on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and close to the Black Mountains. Nestled in the upper Swansea valley (9 miles from M4, Junction 45), where the mountains are tempting for walking and cycling, and the glorious Gower coastline is also only a short drive away, with its sandy beaches, wonderful wildlife and surfing.

The views from Bwthyn Glyn have to be seen to be believed. From the grounds you can gaze across Rhiwfawr and Gwrhyd Mountain, Allt-y-Grug and The Black Mountain with excellent walking straight from the door and with lots to see and do. Easily accessible is The Swansea Valley, Ystradgynlais and The Neath Valley. The Palleg Golf Course is only three fields away from this holiday cottage, South Wales. Also nearby is The Tredegar Arms offering friendly service and local food.

Visit Craig-Y-Nos Country Park (7 miles), Cefn-Yr-Erw Primate Sanctuary (5 miles) or the Dan Yr Ogof caves (7 miles), or for a unique day out take a picnic to the spectacular waterfalls of the Vale of Neath (9 miles). If you prefer culture to outdoor life, visit Hay-on-Wye with its wealth of bookshops and famous festival, only around an hour away by car, or come for the International Jazz Festival nearby in Brecon every August. Porth-yr-Ogof waterfalls, Aberdulais Falls, Cwm Clydach RSPB Reserve, Aberglasney Gardens, Carreg Cennen Castle, Afan Forest Park for mountain biking and Dinefwr Park are all within easy reach. If you fancy a spot of shopping visit Mumbles or perhaps Llandeilo. We're in a prime position to reach much of South Wales easily, and are always happy to recommend things to do and see.

If you don’t want to venture far, take a short stroll down into the village of Cwmtwrch and visit one of our friendly local pubs, or take a break from cooking and have a meal. The world famous Touratech Motor Cycle Centre is less than 2 miles from the property making it an ideal base if you are thinking of a motor bike tour around the area.


The glorious Gower coastline is also only a short drive away, with its sandy beaches, wonderful wildlife and surfing. 22 miles

Water Sports

Swansea Watersports provide a full range of water sports activities and training for all ages and all levels of experience. 13 miles


There are some beautiful walks on the doorstep, with a bridlepath running directly past the cottage. 0 miles


The Tawe runs along the Valley floor. A beautiful clear stream which supports both wild and migratory trout (sewin) and Salmon. Day tickets via Tawe and Tributaries Angling Association 0 miles


Set in 120 acres with stunning views across the Swansea Valley and Black Mountain, Palleg Golf Course is an 18 Hole Golf, Par 72 course 0 miles


The quiet country lanes and tracks are perfect for a spot of trail or road cycling. 0 miles

For mountain biking enthusiasts a visit to the world famous Afan Forest one of the Premier trails in the UK is a must. It has it all from flowing, swooping single track threading through beautiful forest to exposed rocky double track on wide open hills. 21 miles

Pony trekking

Cimla Equestrian Centre - Riding lessons, horse and pony trekking and riding holidays for all ages and abilities. 15 miles

Pentre Riding Stables is a long established equestrian business, having been a Riding School and Trekking Centre for many years. 9 miles