“It was in a good location but ...”It was in a good location but property was at top of a steep hill and would not be suitable for people with walking difficulties.It was in a good location but property was at top of a steep hill and would not be suitable for people with walking difficulties.
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Broadband / WiFi
A traditional semi-detached cottage, on the edge of the popular market town of Knighton, in Powys.
The cottage is a perfect base for couples, small groups or families, just a short walk from the bustle of town, yet close to fantastic scenery and local walks.
Set over two floors, there are two bedrooms with a family bathroom, as well as a compact, well-equipped kitchen with a dining area.
This leads into a cosy sitting room, where you can sit and relax with a glass of something cool after a busy day walking Offa’s Dyke Path, before popping out for a bite to eat in town.
Outside is a small backyard which is ideal for storing bikes.
Guests are just a few moments away from the busy Knighton high street with cafes, pubs, restaurants and galleries.
The Welsh call Knighton, Tref-yn-Clawdd, which literally means Town on the Dyke, and demonstrates the towns close proximity to fabulous walking territory.
As well as being on Offa’s Dyke Path, Knighton is also found at the start of Glyndwr's Way, which crosses a myriad of landscapes.
You can head off on a day’s serious trekking, or perhaps take advantage of the circular walks in Knighton, giving you a taste of the local area.
Visit the Offa’s Dyke visitor centre where you will find interactive information, or perhaps explore the town’s trail through the historic Narrows, peppered with half-timber buildings.
You are ideally placed to explore the Shropshire Hills AONB and the Welsh Marches.
The whole area is criss-crossed with footpaths and cycle trails, and dotted with fabulous historic towns and villages such as Clun, Craven Arms and Ludlow, known for its gastronomic delights, food festival and local producers.
The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as walking, cycling and visiting local gardens, you can try out your skills at the local Rally Centre, or perhaps take a trip to Knighton Golf Club, which boasts fabulous panoramic views.
Slightly further afield, why not take a trip to the formidable Victorian dams and stunning lakes, with fabulous wildlife at the Elan Valley, stopping off in the pretty market town of Rhayader?
Alternatively, visit Builth Wells and the Royal Welsh Showground, making day trips to one of the many events, a great addition to your holiday.
This lovely retreat is perfect for enjoying spectacular countryside and fabulous local towns and villages, within easy reach of Knighton’s restaurants for a bite to eat.
Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x adult bunks, Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.
- Gas central heating with electric fire
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge (no ice-box), dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Travel cot
- Free roadside parking outside cottage on a first come, first served basis
- Additional parking in public car park 2 mins walk
- Private enclosed yard with bench (suitable for bike storage)
- One well-behaved dog welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 2 mins walk
About the location
Clun 7 miles; Presteigne 11 miles; Ludlow 20 miles; Hay-on-Wye 23 miles.
The charming market town of Knighton nestles amidst lovely countryside on the banks of the River Teme, which straddles the English/Welsh border. This is a renowned location for walking, riding and cycling with Offa's Dyke actually passing through the town, which hosts the Offa's Dyke Information Centre. Owain Glyndwr's Way also runs through the heart of the town and Radnor Forest and the 84 mile long Radnor Ring Cycling Route are also both close by. Visit magnificent Powis Castle with its celebrated gardens, the breathtaking reservoirs of the Elan Valley and the lovely towns of Presteigne, Leominster and medieval Ludlow, with its famous 13th century castle, ancient buildings and wonderful restaurants. Hay-on-Wye, the Town of Books, with its famous annual literary festival, along with the Victorian Spa town of Llandrindod Wells are within easy driving distance. A wonderful location for exploring beautiful mid Wales, Shropshire and Herefordshire.
This property offers the following short breaks:
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