The Barn Annexe, Wales

Cefn-Yr-Allt, Crickadarn, Powys LD2 3AJ, Wales, UK

Historic Sites

Bronllys Castle (CADW) Bronnlys, Brecon, Powys LD3 0HL This is an 11th- or 12th-century motte with a 13th-century round stone keep. It has three floors and fine views. 10 miles
Llywelyn the Last Monument Cilmery, Powys Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, prince of Gwynedd, was killed near this spot in December 1282. "Bide awhile and ponder what a grievous blow was dealt Wales that day." 12 miles
Brecon Gaer Roman Fort (CADW) WNW of Brecon, Powys; off the A40, near Aberyscir Remains of a Roman auxiliary fort, established about A.D. 75. 13 miles
Hay Castle Hay-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 5DF The original Norman Keep is from the late 12th century. A small Tudor house was built next to the keep, this was incorporated into the Jacobean mansion (c. 1640) that we see today. Hay Castle opened in May 2022 after a major renovation project. Entry is free, but you can book a tour with a tour guide. 14 miles
Cwmmau Farmhouse (NT) Brilley, Whitney-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 6JP A wonderful early 17th-century 'black and white' farmhouse with stone-tiled roof and vernacular buildings. 18 miles
Tretower Court and Castle (CADW) Tretower, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1RD Over 900 years old, this is the former home of the Picards and the Vaughans, rich influential Welsh families. 20 miles
Llanthony Priory (CADW) Llanthony, Abergavenny, Powys NP7 7NN A religious site "truly suited to the monastic life… in a wilderness far removed from the bustle of mankind" according to Giraldus Cambrensis in the 12th century. More than 900 years old, in the Vale of Ewyas in the heart of the Black Mountains. 23 miles
The Weir Garden (NT) Swainshill, Hereford HR4 7QF A spectacular riverside garden. 30 miles
Skenfrith Castle (NT) Skenfrith, near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 8UH Remains of an early 13th-century fortress with three surviving corner towers. 40 miles
Dinefwr (NT) Dinefwr Park, Newton House, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire SA19 6RT A historic house and 18th century landscape park, enclosing a medieval deer park. And there's a National Nature Reserve. 48 miles