Cyclists Welcome Criteria Checklist

Facilities and Services

A separate space should be available for drying outdoor clothing and footwear, so clothes can dry overnight.
In the main barn there are racks for footwear and a rail with hangers for outdoor clothing.

Lockable undercover area for safe overnight storage of bicycles and panniers, with unobstructed entrance.
In the main barn there are bike racks. Please bring your own locks.

Access to water point for washing bicycles and outdoor clothing.
There is a wash stand in the yard to wash off bicycles and outdoor clothing. A pressure washer can be provided on request.

Emergency cycle and puncture repair kit. Suggested items to include: Tyre Levers, Puncture repair kit, Lubricant, Pump for Presta and Schraeder Valves.
A puncture repair kit is available, please ask.

First aid kit to be provided as appropriate to size of business.
HSE approved first aid kits are provided in all of the accommodations.

Food Arrangements

Hot and cold drink making equipment (offer of beverages on arrival encouraged). In serviced accommodation, ingredients should be provided or beverages to be served on request. 
Tea and coffee is provided on a tea tray for guest arrival.
There is a kettle, teapot and cafetiere provided in all of the accommodations.

Evening meal available if no eating facilities within one mile (serviced accommodation). 
All of the accommodations are self-catering.
Glanusk Cafe in Sennybridge provides cooked breakfasts and lunch. Many local pubs provide evening meals. Details are listed in the guest information files.

Early or packed breakfast available (from 7.00 am) (continental acceptable) if notified the night before. 
All of the accommodations are self-catering.

In serviced accommodation a packed lunch available (an extra charge may be made). 
All of the accommodations are self-catering.

Flask top up service available. 
All of the accommodations are self-catering.

In self-catering/letting caravan accommodation, provision made for the pre-ordering of basic grocery items prior to arrival for guests arriving without a car.
Tesco and Asda will make grocery deliveries to the farm. Please time deliveries for when you will be here or inform us beforehand so we can expect the delivery and put it in your accommodation. Please note – we will not unpack your delivery.

Information Provision

Details of nearest cycle hire outlets and cycle repair shops and spares shops available.
Cycle Hire – the closest for mountain bikes is Bipedcycles in Brecon.
Cycle repair – the closest is Bipedcycles in Brecon.

Details of nearest doctor, dentist, hospital and all night chemist and vets (if pets accepted). 
Details are listed in the guest information files.

Maps and books available for reference on cycling in the area/details of local and regional cycling routes and organisations. 
Local OS maps (Landranger and Explorer) are available to borrow in all of the accommodations.
Extensive details of local and regional routes can be found on GPS.

Information on local public transport and what cycle carriage facilities are available or contact details provided.
We do not have any local rail services.
The local bus service is run by TrawsCymru. The TrawsCymru T6 service is an hourly service linking Swansea – Neath – Ystradgynlais – Brecon (Weekdays and Saturday daytimes). Weekend travel is FREE!
Please be aware TrawsCymru do NOT normally allow cycles on the buses.

Also details of any baggage transfer and taxi companies operating locally.
Baggage transfer – we do not have any local companies.
Taxi – VRC Taxis (Simon) 01874 625 700 will do local trips.

Weather information for the area displayed prominently together and/or telephone numbers that can be called for the latest information by guests if required.
The weather here is very localised due to the terrain and quite variable so we do not provide print outs of daily/weekly forecasts.
Local forecasts can be found online at BBC Weather or the Met Office.
We suggest you use for a specialist weather forecast at specific peaks. (Navigate by – Range: Cambrian Mountain, Subrange: Brecon Beacons, Mountain: choose.)

Information on local attractions and events and/or tourist information centre number and directions supplied.
Local attractions and events are detailed in the guest information files and via our social media pages (Instagram and Facebook).
Our local Tourist Information Centre is in Brecon – Visit Brecon, 11 Lion Yard, Brecon, LD3 7BA Tel: 01874 620860.
The National Park also has a centre – Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre, Libanus, Powys, LD3 8ER Tel: 01874 623366.

In self-catering/letting caravan accommodation, information provided on location and opening times of the nearest shops, including directions.
Details are listed in the guest information files.

Details of nearest bank/cash machine, public telephone, post office, post box and outdoor equipment shops.
Bank/cash machine, public telephone, post office, post box – details are listed in the guest information files.
Outdoor equipment shops – The closest shops are in Brecon Gibb Outdoors, Cotswold and Mountain Warehouse.

Details displayed for local rescue services, including stating 999 telephone number (112 from a mobile phone). There should be an explanation for overseas visitors that they should always ask for the police in the first instance. Also include numbers for mountain rescue and coastguard (if applicable).
Details are listed in the guest information files.
Mountain Rescue teams can only be called on the authority of the police.

Details displayed of the Countryside Code.
Details are listed in the guest information files. Further information can be found on the Natural Resources Wales website.

Details of local restaurants and pubs offering food.
Details are listed in the guest information files.

Information on other businesses participating in the Cyclists Welcome scheme.

If group bookings are taken, information should be available for groups on storage facilities, dining facilities/options, group registration, and pre arrival information required and provided.
Not applicable – we do not take group bookings.