Bed and Breakfast at The Start, Riverside B&B,


Just to let everyone know that Steve and I are now back from our travels in Europe by bicycle !! and we would love you to come and unwind in a quiet, comfortable and rural location on the banks of the River Wye, 300 yards from the centre of Hay on Wye, on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and at the foot of The Black Mountains, Wales. Our bed and breakfast has off road parking and a large garden going down to the river, with hens roaming free, taking care of your eggs for breakfast.Green tourism is important, and we like to think we live in an environmentally friendly way, we home produce most things and shop locally for everything else, if you want to know more please feel free to ask - we dont preach!

Breakfast is in the dining room between 8 and 9 am and comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, all served with home-baked bread and unusual home-made jams and marmalades. We can easily cater for coeliac and vegetarian, just let us know.

All bedrooms have river views and our home retains many of its original features, please see our bed and breakfast accommodation page for further details. New this year at The Start is our Jack&Jill suite, two connected rooms, ideal for walkers or families. - give us a ring for more information.

Let us provide you with the perfect base for book buying, birdwatching, star-gazing or just breathing! Cyclists and walkers very welcome, and we can offer delicious home made packed lunches and free flask filling! Cycle lock-up and drying facilities.We also offer a range of packages for a special romantic break,an activity packed short break or weekend break with a difference, phone for further details for a tailormade antidote to your busy life! Phone 01497 821391

The B&B is available to rent for the whole of the Hay Festival period,as a large self catering property,please ring for details.