Category Archives: News

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Swinging into Autumn

A bit of fun down by the river I was inspired by a picture of a swing I saw in ‘Country Life’ and went to investigate further on line but discovered that the said swing was nearly £500, so I though we would simply make our own. Several years ago we felled a large Western...

08 September 2020

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Opening for Tea

Open for Afternoon Tea from 29th August Having been back in business for ten days now we have a better understanding of how to look after our guests in the new socially distanced world we find ourselves in. We wanted to make sure there was enough space for everyone to feel safe and relaxed and...

21 August 2020

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Corona Virus Measures

Corona Virus Measures. Face Masks Face masks are to be worn indoors within the public areas of the hotel except when eating and drinking. This rule has come into effect as of the 14th September 2020. After a trial opening at the beginning of August to get our procedures sorted we have now opened to...

20 July 2020

Christmas Creative Retreat

 Beacons Creative Retreats invites you to Christmas at Gliffaes Wreaths, Robins and Botanical Gin  Join us on December 2nd and 3rd at a unique event designed to get you into the Christmas spirit in the best possible way – by making things! You will learn How to make your own beautiful Christmas wreath, using natural...

26 March 2020

Flooding on the River Usk

Never seen the River Usk as high The recent flooding in the Usk, Wye and Severn catchments has been covered extensively across all news channels so I am not to repeat all that news. The local town of Crickhowell was badly effected over the past weekend where the Usk broke its banks around the area...

19 February 2020

Flooding On The River Usk

The local town of Crickhowell was badly effected over the past weekend where the Usk broke its banks around the area of the Crickhowell bridge.

19 February 2020

Room For Trees

One Million Trees in the Brecon Beacons We are calling on our guests to help local tourism businesses support an urgent local initiative to plant one million trees in and around the Brecon Beacons in 2022.  By taking action together we can begin to make a difference.   Trees give life. It is hard to overstate...

04 February 2020

Room for Trees

We are calling on our guests to help local tourism businesses support an urgent local initiative to plant one million trees in and around the Brecon Beacons in 2022.  By taking action together we can begin to make a difference.

04 February 2020

Wine Dinner

Winemaker’s Dinner with Esther Pinuaga of Bodegas Pinuaga Friday 8th November 2019 – 7.30pm at Gliffaes Hotel I am delighted that we have teamed up with wine merchants, Private Cellar and Bodegas Pinuaga for this our latest, winemaker’s dinner. The dinner will be hosted by Esther Pinuaga who, after leaving her career as a business consultant...

25 September 2019

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