Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Brecon

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Brecon. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its gardens and hiking. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Brecon a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Brecon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 294 vacation rentals near Brecon. From 49 Cabins to 49 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brecon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Brecon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Brecon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brecon Golf Club: 721 vacation rentals
  • South Wales Borderers Museum: 743 vacation rentals
  • Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery: 735 vacation rentals
  • Brecon Cathedral: 719 vacation rentals
  • Treherbert Station: 536 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Brecon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 49 Cabins in Brecon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brecon include:

  • Cottages: 49 rentals available
  • Houses: 195 rentals available
  • Barns: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brecon?

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