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The Oak Retreat

Crickhowell, Powys, Wales

Luxury wooden accommodation set in a secluded location on the Glanusk Estate offers a romantic or family retreat close to the River Usk near Crickhowell.

Luxurious and spacious wooden accommodation sleeps 3 adults or a family or 4. There is an extra space outside for a tent if required for up to 6 guests in total. Located on the Glanusk Estate in the heart of the estate near Crickhowell this location has views over the River Usk and is in the the middle of the National Oak Collection. 

Inside the sleeping and living accommodation you can find a double/twin bedroom (please specify when booking) plus a comfy 6ft state of the art sofa bed. There is a kitchenette equipped for simple cooking with a larger food prep area and sink outside, ideal for those days when the sun is shining and a BBQ is calling to you! The accommodation also has an ensuite toilet and shower room located just outside for your convenience. Its all fully heated with hot water 24/7 and WIFI. 

Outside you can relax on the wicker garden furniture taking in the sights and sounds of nature that surround you. It is  located in a peaceful setting so you are sure not to be disturbed by passing traffic or people, but possibly some local wildlife will pass by. Access is a single track that winds past the Estate Church and up into the Oak Collection.

Locally you can take a trip to the ruins of Crickhowell Castle, Tretower Castle or Blaenllynfi Castle. Alternatively visit the Brecon Mountain Railway and experience a traditional steam engine journey with lake views or simply stay on the Glanusk Estate and explore the beautiful Penmyarth Gardens including the unique Glanusk Oak tree collection. 

There is a minimum 2 night stay at Oak Retreat with the price set at £150 per night with any day arrival. This includes a basic welcome hamper. If you would like to order a luxury Glanusk Hamper please enquire when booking. Dogs welcome at a cost of £5 per night. 

Room Types

Family Rooms

Nearest Airport/s

Cardiff / Bristol