Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Brecon

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Brecon. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its gardens and hiking. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Brecon

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Brecon a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brecon Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Pen y Fan (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • BikePark Wales (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Treharris Park (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Centre (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brecon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Brecon is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pen y Fan (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Treharris Park (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (23.4 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Elan Valley (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Elan Valley Reservoirs (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Brecon

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 36.9 mi (59.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 38.7 mi (62.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Brecon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 272 holiday lettings around Brecon. From 59 cottages to 59 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Brecon? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Brecon. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brecon Golf Club: 645 holiday lettings
  • South Wales Borderers Museum: 639 holiday lettings
  • Brecon Cathedral: 640 holiday lettings
  • Pen y Fan: 616 holiday lettings
  • The Cambrian Woollen Mill: 637 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Brecon listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Brecon?

Yes, of course. offers 59 Cottages in Brecon. Our other popular types of Brecon holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 172 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brecon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Brecon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.