Basel Holiday Cottage and Llandovery Sheep Festival 2015

09 May 2015

Basel Cottage has availability for the week commencing 26th September 2015! Why not combine Basel Holiday Cottage and Llandovery Sheep Festival 2015 and enjoy all the fun on offer locally? Call Sue on 01550 720794 or e-mail: for more information.  

Dark Skies Festivals in The Brecon Beacons

17 Mar 2015

Special Offers available for stays at Basel Holiday Cottage in April 2015 when both the Hay and Trecastle Dark Skies Festivals are taking place – Call us on 01550 720794  or e-mail now. Did you know that The Brecon Beacons became the World’s 5th International Dark Sky Reserve in 2013 and the first in Wales? This is your opportunity to experience first-hand the magnificent Dark Skies at Hay on Wye on Friday 17 April – Sunday 19 April 2015 and Trecastle, in the Upper Usk Valley on Friday 24 April 2015.


04 Feb 2015

The National Botanic Garden of Wales

Half-Term Valentines Break (14 – 21 Feb 15)

17 Jan 2015

Kids or no kids? Treat yourself to a Valentines family get-away at Basel Cottage.  Book a romantic self-catering Half-Term break with Basel Cottage holidays just outside Llandovery, Carmarthenshire on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Set in a stunning location it is ideal for couples and families alike. And don’t forget, Basel Cottage happily welcomes up to two dogs free of charge!

Dog Friendly Holidays Basel Cottage Llandovery

15 Jan 2015
Dog Friendly Holidays Basel Cottage Llandovery

Here at Basel Cottage we have enjoyed many years with our beloved pets.  We offer self catering holiday accommodation just outside the market town of Llandovery on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.  Guests are able to bring their dogs here to enjoy the freedom we have to offer. Basel Cottage is dog friendly accommodation and we are happy to welcome up to two dogs free of charge! Our cottage is the perfect location for family and dog holidays with 17 acres of our own land for your pets to run around in safety. After a day of activity, what could be better than resting in front of the.

Brecon Beacons Ambassador

16 Nov 2014

Sue achieves Brecon Beacons National Park Ambassador status for Basel Cottage. Sue has just graduated as an Ambassador for the Brecon Beacons National Park.  These National Park Ambassadors are tourism businesses and individuals who are passionate about the National Park. Our Ambassadors attend a three day training programme which helps them to discover and understand what makes a visit to our National Park special. They have taken time out of their business to make sure they offer outstanding information and service. Whether you are booking accommodation, a place to eat or an activity, look for the Ambassador logo. It will ensure you have access to a wealth of local knowledge from a.

Llandovery Sheep Festival

14 Sep 2014
Llandovery Sheep Festival

Llandovery Sheep Festival is taking place over the weekend of 27 and 28 September.  Many activities will take place in the town with fun for the whole family.  Basel Cottage currently has availability over this period and can offer shorter stays if required.  Please contact us for further details. Please click here to visit the Sheep Festival Website.      

Alternative Games, Llanwrtyd Wells

05 Sep 2014
Alternative Games, Llanwrtyd Wells

Basel Cottage is located only a few miles from Llanwrtyd Wells where the annual Alternative Games takes place.  Whilst the Games are not taking place in 2015, we have  availability within Basel Cottage during August 2015 during which time the World Bog-Snorkelling Championships (29th August 2015) will be run. Take a look at the programme (for 2014) contained within the attached link: The 2nd World Alternative Games (Click to view) Llanwrtyd Wells is only a 10 minute drive from Basel Cottage or alternatively you can take the train from Llandovery on the Heart of Wales Line (Click the + above to view the hyperlinks). The Heart of Wales Railway.

Spring is here

19 Feb 2014
Spring is here

Despite the poor weather we have been graced with several days of sunshine and the snowdrops are now appearing. Cheeky as ever the local Robins appear unafraid!        

“Royal Engagement”

13 Feb 2014
“Royal Engagement”

We were lucky enough to be invited to the PRIME Cymru Celebration of Mentoring Day held at Tredegar House in Newport attended by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. We were able to showcase the Cottage and Prince Charles had been made aware of Basel Cottage starting up and was kind enough to mention us as a flourishing business during his speech. Sue spoke to speak to HRH who wished us continuing success.