The Byre, Llandovery welcomes careful motorbikers. The winding roads and stunning scenary of Mid Wales are a real attraction to motorcyclists of all ages. Why not take your time exploring the mountain roads past forests and reservoirs by staying in our character cottage on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Check out our … Continue reading “Bikers at the Byre!”
Bluebells and wild garlic in the woods and hedgerow. It is an excellent time to book your holiday here in The Byre Llandovery, and we are booked throughout the month of May. The By-way from The Byre winds its way past the fields and through the woods where Spring is in full bloom. the blossoms … Continue reading “The Byre Holiday Cottage – May 2018”
Monday 9th April 2018, and swallows are back at The Byre. Delighted to welcome back this annual visitor who brightens up the courtyard with their constant chattering and low flying dips to their bowl-shaped mud nests. It feels as if Summer is just around the corner when we see these fantastic flyers in the garden, … Continue reading “Swallows back at The Byre!”
After the recent snow, its good to see the sun and feel the warmer temperatures of Spring. Our fields are full of ewes and their lambs, and the birds are choosing their nesting boxes. There are buds on the fruit trees and our bees are out and about on sunny days. We have made several … Continue reading “Its Spring at The Byre!”
An unexpected snow fall and beautiful, clear blue, still day to enjoy the views on a fantastic dog walk with Clive and Gelert!
Gelert and I love to wander the winding lanes and tracks through The Crychan and Halfway Forests. Never far away from the warmth of the woodburner at The Byre at Maesygwaelod. Nature’s bounty in the form of the wonderful blackberries all around. One for me, one for him….
A really lovely local walk, just a short car drive away from The Byre, is around the circumference of the Usk Reservoir – about 8km (5 miles). Mostly flat, it is an easy walk for hikers and dog walkers (dogs on lead around boat jetty)
A beautiful day to take a stroll up to the Sennybridge Range and along the Epynt Way with Gelert.
Walking in the forest and around the local lanes, the hedgerow is in full bloom. Dog rose, Meadow Sweet, Cowslips, Buttercups and Hollyhocks all jostle for position in the Sum. The perfume from the rambling Honeysuckle is particularly heady early in the morning and in the evening. Skylarks seen (and heard) for the first time … Continue reading “Summer in the Crychan Forest”
The Summer seems to be finally here, and our puppy Gelert is really enjoying the local scenery. Today, we saw Red Kite, Pied Wagtails, Jays, Swifts, Swallows, Rabbits, Peacocks, Cows and of course hundreds of Sheep – but not another human!!