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A long private drive takes you through an impressive collection of over 100 specimen trees to reach Gliffaes, a former clergyman’s house. This 19th-century Italianate building is set in 33-acre grounds in the shadow of the Black Mountains and on the edge of the River Usk in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The surrounding countryside is simply stunning with hills quilted with patchwork woods, hedges and sheep fields.
Now run by Susie and James Suter, Gliffaes has been beautifully restored with stucco-embellished ceilings, Delft tile-rimmed fireplaces, polished barley-twist wood, Lewis & Wood fabrics and antique chairs reupholstered in Welsh tweed. The oak-panelled drawing room with its roaring fire and large comfortable sofas is the perfect place to relax, looked after by a team of friendly and helpful staff giving unobtrusive yet excellent service, making you feel that you are a welcomed house guest in a luxurious country house. Click here to see the hotel website.
‘Nowhere captures the soothing beauty of the Brecons and slows the pace like Gliffaes’ – The Telegraph, 2016
With antique dressers, floral drapes, retro Roberts radios, and carpets you can sink your toes into, the 23 bedrooms have a traditionally elegant look, all individually decorated enhancing beautiful period features. Spread out over the main house and the adjacent cottage, they have stunning views of the surrounding Welsh scenery. Rooms all have en-suite bathrooms and come equipped with digital radio, hairdryer, wifi, television, Noble Isle toiletries, bathrobes and tea and coffee making facilities.
*with 10% loyalty discount (for guests who have travelled with us before)
For prices and more information, please click here to download the brochure
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|Full price, single occupancy||£830||£900||£990||£1160|
|Single occupancy with 10% discount||£747||£810||£891||£1044|
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Talented head chef Karl Cheetham has been cooking fine food at Gliffaes for over 10 years. He takes pride in local sourcing and using only sustainable produce according to the season to create an interesting and delicious menu. Breakfast is a treat with homemade muesli, freshly squeezed orange juice, hand-roasted Reads coffee hand-roasted, and local eggs, maple-cured bacon, sausages and Black Mountain salmon.