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Ty Twmp / Tump Cottage

Tal-Y-Bont-On-Usk, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1079158)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Dave

    “The cottage was very good and the views spectacular.”

    Only thing is it should be stated is that the access is up a very steep and narrow road. The toilet seat needs looked at it kept coming loose. The extractor fan in the toilet was noisy after a few minutes.

    Only thing is it should be stated is that the access is up a very steep and narrow road. The toilet seat needs looked at it kept coming loose. The extractor fan in the toilet was noisy after a few minutes.

    - Dave, October 2023

    Thank you Dave for your review. I appreciate your suggestions. so glad you enjoyed the view as we do. Andrew Property Owner


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be 2 x 2ft '6 beds on request), 1 x 3ft single and 2ft '6 single, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Front enclosed garden with lawn, patio and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: Top bunk is suitable for teens

The property

Tucked away in the peaceful village of Tal-Y-Bont-on-Usk in Powys, is this wonderful three-bedroom cottage, Ty Twmp / Tump Cottage.

Enjoying a fabulous location within the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park (Brecon Beacons National Park) and stunning countryside views from its private garden and brimming with over 200 years of history, Ty Twmp / Tump Cottage is an ideal dwelling for couples or a family of six who are looking to explore this beautiful region.

Step into the kitchen, where you can look forward to rustling up mouth-watering meals for your loved ones with the help of the electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave, ready to savour at the dining table for six.

Alternatively, why not relish the country views and dine in the conservatory?

After a hearty meal, retire to the sitting room where you can kick-back and relax on the plush seating and enjoy a family movie night, courtesy of the TV.

Wash away the day with a soothing soak in the bath or a refreshing rinse in the shower, before choosing from three tastefully decorated bedrooms to catch your rest in, a king-size with zip/link, a twin with 3ft single and 2ft ' 6 single and a bunk room.

Awake from a restful night and whip up morning coffees ready to sip in the front, enclosed garden with incomparable views of the Black Mountain range and sheep nearby.

Wander into the local village, where you will find two welcoming pubs, The Star Inn and the Travellers Rest Inn, where you can refuel in between your adventures, as well as a well-stocked shop which houses a café and Post Office for all your essentials.

Walkers and cyclists will delight at their superb location, with scenic walks on offer around the Tal-Y-Bont Reservoir, or you can venture further into the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park (Brecon Beacons National Park) where you can explore the rolling countryside, moorlands and high peaks, including the Pen Y Fan where you can expect breath-taking views and a summit with a Bronze Age burial Chamber.

Make the drive over to Abergavenny, popular with foodies thanks to its excellent range of pubs, restaurants and cafes where you can sample the local delights, delve into history at the Abergavenny Museum, tour the local market or test out your clubs at the picturesque Monmouthshire Golf Club.

Next stop is the bustling town of Merthyr Tydfil, well-known for its 19th-century Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Morlais Castle and its easy access to the Brecon Mountain Railway.

The market town of Brecon has plenty to offer in the form of history, from its 11th century modest cathedral with stunning stained glass, to the Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh, showcasing military history and exhibits.Soak up culture within the Y Gaer Museum, Art Gallery & Library housed in a Greek revival building dating back to 1842 with many fascinating exhibits to discover, or for those seeking a little more adventure, explore the Brecon Beacons National Park, where you can enjoy a host of outdoor activities at the Llangorse Multi Activity Centre, offering rock climbing and horse riding, or visit Llangorse Lake for boat hire and fishing.

The ancient market town of Hay-on-Wye lies on the Welsh/English border, by the River Wye, renowned for its world-famous Hay Festival of Literature, the town is a popular destination for book-lovers and holidaymakers wishing to enjoy the leisure activities and beautiful scenery of the Wye Valley, the town has many book shops, antique shops, restaurants and cafes, and is surrounded by spectacular countryside which provides excellent walking, cycling, birdwatching, fishing and canoeing opportunities.

Whisk your loved ones away to Mid Wales with a stay at Ty Twmp / Tump Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Abergavenny 14.8; Merthyr Tydfil 19.7 miles; Cardiff 41.2 miles.

Tal-Y-Bont-On-Usk is a charming countryside village resting within the heart of the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park (Brecon Beacons National Park). The village is well-known for its stunning location which features a canal, two rivers, rolling hills and woodland and a wealth of wildlife, as well as the attraction of Talybont Reservoir. Dining options include the Travellers Rest Inn, The White Hart and The Star Inn, while you can stock up on essentials at the Tal-Y-Bont stores, which also features a café and Post Office. Within easy reach of the town is Pant, home to the Brecon Mountain Railway and the bustling Merthyr Tydfil with its Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Morlais Castle Golf Club and the 13th-century Morlais Castle.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas