Brynglas cottage

in Rhandirmwyn


Brynglas is a 19th century detached stone cottage in an elevated position, with spectacular views all around.

It is located in a tranquil valley overlooking the river Towy, on the edge of the wild Cambrian Mountains

and near the beautiful Brecon Beacons.

Brynglas cottage is perfectly situated to explore the fabulous counties of Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion,

with charming market towns, idyllic coast lines, romantic wilderness and historic monuments.

This delightful cottage sleeps four people, in two bedrooms, and has recently been renovated to a high standard

and is full of period charm. 

The interior marries period Welsh antiques with timeless contemporary furniture. 

The Welsh paintings and art on the walls have been carefully selected to complete this wonderful holiday home.

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Brynglas offers

comfortable stay in a beautiful Welsh cottage with stunning views




Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen, with induction hob, microwave, electric oven, fridge/freezer,  

dishwasher and washing machine. 

Living Room

Sink into the plush sofas in front of the stylish Jøtul wood burner, 

watch a film on the smart TV

and enjoy a glass of wine.

Free WiFi

Enjoy unlimited broadband and the blue tooth radio/speaker. Play some board games, read a book or make a jigsaw puzzle. 


Relax outside in the garden, overlooking the beautiful valley and enjoy the coal BBQ. Perfect for Red Kite spotting

and star gazing in this Dark Sky Area.


Sleep in comfortable beds,

one king and two singles, dressed with the softest organic fairtrade bed linen.


Store your bikes safely in the lockable garage. Park one car on the driveway, the other one on the quiet country road. 





Rhandirmwyn is a small village with two good country pubs, the The Royal Oak Inn and the Towy Bridge Inn, 

both within walking distance of the cottage. It is also home to Wales Tree of the Year 2018! Nearby is the cave where Twm Siôn Cati, the Welsh Robin Hood, once hid. Many walking trails and biking tracks start nearby, plenty suitable for families. There are two Mountain Biking events held locally each year, Grit Fest and Cross Mountain. There are plenty of fishing opportunities with the river Towy nearby, permits can be purchased at the local pubs. Every September is the yearly Llandovery Sheep Festival and in 2021 the Urdd Eisteddfod, one of Europe’s largest youth touring festivals, will be held in Llandovery. 

On the website  you can read all about the history of this lovely village, which had a long connection with nearby Nantymwyn lead mine, one of the largest and most productive mines in southern Wales, in the late 1700's. 

In the cottage we have the excellent Rhandir-mwyn book 'Photographic memories of a bygone age', for your reference.

The beautiful counties of Carmarthenshire and nearby Ceredigion offer a great variety of things to do and see.


Take a pick of more than 600 castles in Wales and visit nearby Dinefwr, Careg Cennen, Cilgerran or Cardigan castle.


Visit the picturesque towns of Hay-on-Wye, Builth Wells , Tenby or Aberaeron with many independent shops,

deli's, bars and restaurants.


Fancy a beach and seaside trip? Visit Cardigan or Carmarthen Bay with plenty of beautiful beaches

and family seaside towns.

Mountains and Lakes

Easy access to the scenic Brecon Beacons, the wild Cambrian Mountains, Lynn Brianne and

the Usk reservoir.

Walk and Cycle

Many opportunities for road cyclists, mountain bikers and walkers. Gwenffrwd-Dinas, Cwm Rhaeadr, Doethie Valley​ and other tracks and trails close by.

Flora and Fauna

Feed red kites at Llandeussant, visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales, stargaze at Llyn Brianne or 

dig for gold in Dolaucothi.



Our traditional Welsh tapestry cushions are from The Welsh Girl in Hay-on-Wye.

Our hand wash is from

Myddfai Trading Company, which is a local social enterprise.

Our Jøtul wood burner is

from West Country Stoves

in Kingsbridge.

Our bedding is Organic and Fairtrade from Nour Luxury in London .

Our bedside rugs are made from recycled plastic bottles by Weaver Green in Salcombe.

Our Welsh antique furniture comes from the local 

Llandovery Antiques Centre.

Our other traditional Welsh tapestry cushions are from Felinfach in Preseli.

Our cleaning products come from Bio-D and our toilet tissue from Who Gives a Crap.

photos by Richard Downer Photography



"Brynglas provided the perfect cosy break away from the city, with its perfect mix of modern high-end furnishing, comfortable lounge with fire, and idyllic setting. Our hosts were friendly, informative, and helpful. We spent most of the the weekend curled up in front of the fire with our books, a perfect relaxing stay that we would highly recommend."

Chris, Cardiff

"Brynglas is a lovely cottage in a quiet location with stunning views and has been refurbished to a high standard. It has a cosy living room with wood burner, a dining area perfect for family meals and playing board games, a well-equipped kitchen, nice bedrooms and comfortable beds. The owners made contact beforehand and during our stay to ensure all was well."

Rebecca, Winnersh

" Thank you for our lovely weekend in the most beautiful cottage and surroundings. We loved it so much that we didn't want to leave and had to have one last pot of tea in front of the fire before heading home. Love the interior of the cottage and it had everything we needed for our weekend stay. I am sure we will be back, hopefully in the warmer weather."

Leah, Widnes

" We have had such a lovely and much needed break.

It is so peaceful and a beautiful place to relax. 

We even managed four days with no rain! 

Thank you for all the little touches and the Prosecco which was very much enjoyed on New Year's Eve.

We will be back."

Michael, Andover

"Brynglas is a lovely and spacious cottage. It has everything you are likely to need and is well-equiped  with modern appliances and utensils. The cottage has a beautiful rural and very quiet setting. There are lots of walks nearby, but also lots of interesting places within driving distance. It is an ideal cottage and  I would definitely recommend it."

Rosemarie, Australia

"Thank you for providing such a beautiful cottage for our Christmas away!

We have loved absolutely everything about the place; the furnishings, the fire and the beautiful Christmas decorations.

The gifts you left for our little boy were incredibly thoughtful.

You made it a very memorable Christmas for us ."

Gemma, Yarm




Brynglas  Rhandirmwyn  Carmarthenshire  Wales  SA20 0PE

Tel: +44 7891 323547


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