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Pheasant Wood

(Ref. 939035)

Howey near Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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50 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful property in a stunning location."

    Clean, roomy and comfortable. The owners could not have been more helpful and lovely! We will definitely return, this place deserves more than five stars if that were possible!

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Apr 2024

  • "Me my daughter and granddaughter had a lovely week here ."

    Enjoyed the hot tub after long days walking. The host was friendly and would definitely be returning .

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely excellent property owner made you feel welcome."


    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2023

  • "This is a lovely, modern house well equipped and comfortable."

    The outlook is wonderful, green fields, trees and gambolling lambs! The hot tub is a luxurious addition to an already excellent accommodation. Thoroughly recommend this accommodation, especially as it is so close to the showground at Builth Wells.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Apr 2023

  • "A wonderful experience at Pheasant Wood."

    It was outstanding in every way. From the moment we arrived until the second we left - it was exceptional. Tracey was so welcoming and provided us with information on what to do in the local area. We visited Elan Valley - what an incredible place! The cottage was amazing, with everything you needed for a relaxing and peaceful time away. The beds were so comfortable and the couch was beautiful. The hot tub was lovely and the views were fantastic! The newness of the place was evident. I can’t wait to book again and stay at this wonderful place! 10/10. Everything was perfect.

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Apr 2023

  • "My wife is a total clean freak and this place was up there with the cleanest, best cared-for places we have stayed."

    Hot tub was lovely, views outstanding and everything we needed for a great few days away as a family. The owners were super helpful too - thanks very much. Luke and Jen.

    Reviewed by Luke5.0Oct 2022

  • "This property was absolutely faultless, spotless and wow what a view."

    Literally like going from home to home, everything has been thought of! The hosts were an absolute delight and the hot tub was loved by all, can’t wait to get back there!

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely time with family!"

    Hot tub was a great attraction for all of us! We are very happy to come back

    Reviewed by Krzysztof5.0Feb 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Pheasant wood."

    The moment when we arrived at the cottage, we have started to feel relaxed. We had a view overlooking the hills and fields and the outdoor jacuzzi had been our highlight in our trip and helped us to relax and enjoyed the outdoor calmness. The water is always hot and heated and it made such a pleasant enjoyment during the cold weather, that was how we did our final countdown and start of the new year 2022. Our two 3 and 6 years old kids thoroughly enjoyed their stay as well and they loved to stay and play in the jacuzzi - which gave us some time to just chill out and relax. The owner Tracy is also a lovely lady to chat to. Overall, highly recommend this beautiful homely cottage.

    Reviewed by Chloe Shu-hua4.7Dec 2021

  • "Owners are really nice!"

    Great location for walking and biking.

    Reviewed by Munira4.1Aug 2021

  • "The cottage was exceptionally clean, it had a very welcoming feel to it and the view was really lovely looking over the fields full of sheep."

    Tracy and her husband were very friendly and we had a good chat with them. It is and ideal place to stay if you want peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2021

  • "Can there be anything better than relaxing in a hot tub on a bright morning and watching kites floating overhead?"

    A fantastic location, perfectly clean and well appointed.

    Reviewed by Llwydmor5.0Jun 2021

  • "This is the second time for me and the family to stay here and as previous we really enjoyed."

    The owners are very nice and friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. I great little get away that we will Definitely return too!

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage is located in beautiful countryside."

    The accommodation is spacious and very comfortable. The hot tub is fantastic. The flow of water upstairs is very low and this causes the temperature of the shower to be on a knife edge between cold and very hot. But a very nice place to spend a long weekend.

    We are pleased to see that you have enjoyed staying with us. You will be delighted to know that we have recently replaced the shower since making us aware of this issue and would like to thank you for letting us know about this. Thank you very much for your comments and for taking the time to let us know your thoughts. Customer feedback is very important to help us continually improve our standards. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mike4.4Apr 2021

  • "What a beautiful holiday cottage in a fantastic location."

    They view from the hot tub was stunning. Every day we seen at least four red kites. The accommodation itself was very clean and well equipped. My husband loves to cook and everything you could of need was there even a rolling pin. The hot tub was very clean and hot and it was checked every day. Tracey and her husband were fab. I would definitely not recommend it as I don't want it to be fully booked when I want to go back. Beautiful place.

    Reviewed by Neil4.7Sep 2020

  • "We had a lovely break."

    Outdoor facilities were great and the owners added special touches such as tea and milk for arrival and fresh flowers. Our only criticism would be the shower which was low on pressure and the temperature was intermittent. Overall we felt the break was good value for money and the cleanliness was excellent

    Reviewed by Clare4.4Sep 2020

  • "This is a lovely cottage, the views are spectacular and the cottage has all the home comforts you could want."

    We especially enjoyed watching all the birdlife on the adjoining field and one evening we had a clear sky and were able to watch a fabulous night sky from the comforts of the hot tub, fabulous! I recommend a stay.

    Reviewed by Lindsey5.0Sep 2020

  • "The location was perfect for a peaceful, quiet getaway."

    The view from the hot tub was fabulous. Kevin and Tracey were fantastic hosts. We couldn't have asked for more and will be booking again.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Aug 2020

  • "This cottage was amazing!"

    Such a lovely and relaxing location with gorgeous views while in the hot tub. The lake is a short drive away which has boat rides and a lovely cafe to eat. We will defiantly be booking back here again!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2020

  • "We had a lovely break and would definitely visit again."

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Jul 2020

  • "Amazing holiday, had everything and more that we needed."

    The hot tub was amazing with great views. Very relaxing and was great for Some much needed family time. Can’t wait to go back in the summer

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Dec 2019

  • "Cottage was lovely & clean with everything you needed, the hot tub was an extra ..."

    Cottage was lovely & clean with everything you needed, the hot tub was an extra bonus the only thing we would say is that the lounge could do with a larger television that was better positioned to watch from the sofas

    Reviewed by Ross5.0Oct 2019

  • "A spectacular cottage in a fantastic setting."

    The views from the hot tub were stunning, watching the sun go down. The cottage was immaculately clean, complete with all essentials, right down to flowers on dining table. Would highly recommend staying here and would love to make a return visit next year in the summer so we can dine on the private patio. We even had several visits from the owners female cat and her 2 adorable kittens. A very quiet place ideal for relaxing.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2019

  • "Cottage was lovely, clean, spacious, comfortable, stunning views."

    Hot tub was amazing sitting in it watching the sun go down, then looking at the stars with my husband and 2 children, was gorgeous, most relaxing. Tracy the owner was amazing so friendly and accommodating. I would highly recommend this cottage, and we will definitely be returning. Loads of places to visit approx. 1 hour drive away.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Aug 2019

  • "We had a wonderful stay over Easter weekend."

    Sykes were very easy to book through and responsive when we needed clarification on the booking, the app is great. The cottage was beautiful with friendly owners. We hope to stay again!

    Reviewed by Stacey5.0Apr 2019

  • "We spent in the cottage one week."

    We loved every minute. Was very clean, specious,felt homely and had everything what we needed. The owners are very nice people. They left gift for us, let children play with their dog, gave us advice what places are best to visit. Hot tub was amazing. Very quite and relaxing place. We will definitely come back there and we highly recommend it to everyone.

    Reviewed by Iwona5.0Apr 2019

  • "The host were very helpful."

    In giving advise on where to go and what to do to fill our days we had there. The accommodation was very clean and feel like home from home, we had all what we needed from home, which was lovely. Kevin and Tracey are 2 magnificent people and the rest of the family. We fell into e with the place and would ddefinitely visit again as our children love everyday we spent there. What a beautiful place and surroundings, so close to nature is always a good thing there is nothing negative e to say about this place, wish we were still there. The Welsh people are so loving and caring and welcoming. Looking to be there next year again thanks to Tracey and Kevin.

    Reviewed by Dr Richard5.0Apr 2019

  • "Very relaxing will be going back again this year"

    Reviewed by Priscilla5.0Feb 2019

  • "Pheasant Wood was very clean, had everything we needed, beds were comfortable, beautiful location and views, lovely and peaceful, hot tub was amazing, owners Tracy and Kevin were very pleasant and we loved the welcoming wine, chocolates and flowers, also tea, sugar, coffee and milk."

    Will definitely return again and let family and friends know. A great place if your looking for a quiet break.

    Reviewed by A5.0Oct 2018

  • "Cottage was nice and clean, the landlord even left welsh cake and cider."

    Hot tub was amazing with a very beautiful view.

    Reviewed by Reka5.0Oct 2018

  • "Pheasant wood was a lovely cottage."

    Tracey was welcoming and informative. The cottage was really clean and perfect for our stay. Hot tub was excellent. Views were stunning. A bigger wall mounted tv would be even better for those wet months when you can’t use the hot tub, some fairy lights on the patio would make it look magical too. A cover over the hot tub would mean it can be used in all weather and lights over the sign to the entrance of the cottages would make it easier to locate. All minor points mind as we will be returning. Maybe next time, Tracey will leave us a homemade Victoria sponge too! He He. Loved Pheasant Wood, we will be back.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.4Oct 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, very cosy, comfortable with a fantastic hot tub and gorgeous views!"

    Makes a perfect base for exploring this part of Wales, as well as simply chilling out - would definitely return and recommend. Thank you for a lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.4Sep 2018

  • "We had problems with the WiFi signal it came and went regularly."

    Also the twin beds were a bit narrow for a man. The bathroom door wouldn’t lock, which was awkward with two couples sharing, and the shower was very weak. However, all in all it was good value for money, and the hot tub and location were very good.

    Thank you for your feedback. With reference to the WIFI we are located in beautiful mid Wales where the speeds are good for checking social media/emails but not always great for streaming/downloading. The twin beds are of a standard size and most feedback from guests advise that they are comfortable and are located in a spacious room. The owners were not aware that the lock on the bathroom was not working, we appreciate that this could have caused some issues and we thank you for bringing it to our attention, if we were notified during your stay it was a problem they would have been only too happy to address this for you, it has since been looked at. A standard electric shower is fitted in the bathroom and this runs at a normal speed for its type,unfortunately it is not advertised as a power shower. The owner thanks you for your feedback and hopes the points you raised didn't impact your stay. They are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the hot tub and look forward to welcoming you back to Pheasant Wood soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne4.4Sep 2018

  • "The cottages were lovely both inside and out."

    The owners were accomadating and friendly and caring. Very quiet area and we will deffinatly be wanting to go back.

    Reviewed by Jack5.0Aug 2018

  • "Cottage was very lovely and the owner was very good."

    The only thing was it was a long drive every day to go and do things with the kids. It's more for adults due to there being nothing for kids to do nearby.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2018

  • "We loved this house , very peaceful , enjoyed watching the sheep !"

    Especially whilst chilling out in the hot tub .we had some lovely days out at the waterfalls reservoirs and a day in Aberystwyth. Plenty of great places to eat or takeaway . Thankyou to the owners for leaving us cakes , milk tea coffee and sugar , wine and a lovely vase of fresh flowers .

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Jul 2018

  • "Another excellent stay, the family who own the cottage were as lovely and welcoming as before."

    We visited some great places and had a fabulous time. The facilities at the cottage are fantastic and really catered for my family.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Jul 2018

  • "Superb cottage, very homely."

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0May 2018

  • "Lovely location and the owner was very welcoming."

    A nice touch was the welcome pack. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Raymond4.4Apr 2018

  • "If you want a quiet getaway, this cottage delivers."

    Beautiful views, spotlessly clean, comfortable beds, everything you need and the hot tub was a bonus. Tracey was friendly and was on hand if you needed anything. We can recommend the Temple bar in the town for good quality food at reasonable prices.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2018

  • "Every thing was perfect definitely be using again this year if not all booked up ..."

    Every thing was perfect definitely be using again this year if not all booked up the owners where so helpful there was milk tea coffee wine and cakes all waiting to greet us

    Reviewed by Priscilla5.0Apr 2018

  • "Just returned from a fab time away with the children (aged 4 and 1)."

    On arrival we found Welsh cakes, milk and a bottle of wine in the fridge! Such a nice surprise and kind of the owners. A high chair and cot were provided which made things easier. There were even boxes of toys under the stairs for the kids to play with. The hot tub was lovely and the surrounding views were fantastic. At night time we ventured out into the hot tub and it was so pretty with the fairy lights. The children also enjoyed seeing the chickens wandering around. Near by places to visit were Builth Wells, where we had Sunday lunch at The Lamb and we went swimming at the local leisure centre. Another day we visited Elan Valley where we found a stunning lake and dam. Great for walking or taking the bikes. We also had tea at the Hundred House Inn which was nice too and not too far to drive. Thank you for a great holiday, I’m sure we’ll visit again. Claire and Donny.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Mar 2018

  • "The hot tub and hosts were fantastic"

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Mar 2018

  • "We enjoyed an absolutely fantastic New Years break with our two young children at pheasant wood holiday cottage in Llandrindod wells!"

    Tracey and Kevin were excellent hosts and nothing was too much trouble. Extremely friendly people who I would imagine would go above and beyond for their guests (not that we needed anything extra as everything needed was already provided!) The location of this holiday cottage is stunning and the hosts had thought of everything I feel. The kitchen and house was really well thought out and equipped. The house is very family friendly and we all adored the hot tub! I have stayed in many a holiday property and encountered problems when trying to prepare meals for example as there are items missing which I required, not the case at pheasant wood! Everything I needed was right there to hand, this makes such a difference when your away, especially during the Christmas and new year period. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and they even had beautiful fluffy towels for us. Thank you so much Tracey and Kevin for a hassle free and memorable New Years break with our family. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future, many thanks, the freeth family xx

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Dec 2017

  • "Lovely cottage, comfortable, well maintained and kept spotless."

    The information and photos on website matched accommodation well. In a peaceful location with a fabulous hot tub on patio. Previously stayed at the cottage next door a few months ago and this was also to the same high standard. Would definitely book either cottage again. Thank you Kevin and Tracey for another enjoyable break!

    Reviewed by Susan4.6Dec 2017

  • "A lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings, we will definitely be re-booking."

    The views look out onto green fields full of sheep, that plus the chickens wandering around make this a real back to nature experience. The owners are also really nice and gave us some really good tips on days out. The cottages are really well cared for and perfectly clean. Little things like having tea and coffee in the cupboards, a lovely bottle of wine, a freshly made cake and sunflowers in a vase are all extra things the owners do to make you feel welcome. We stayed for a week and the standard remained high all week.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Jul 2017

  • "July 2017 This cottage was exactly as advertised and we were extremely happy with it."

    The owners were extremely welcoming and went above and beyond. Would definitely stay there again and recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Jul 2017

  • "Really friendly owners with cake, wine, flowers ,tea and coffee etc on arrival for us."

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Jun 2017

  • "The owners were very helpful, cake & wine plus milk for that first cuppa on arrival were most welcome."

    Lovely location, a bird watchers paradise would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Diane4.8Jun 2017

  • "We had a great time at this cottage."

    The owners greeted us on the first day. And when we got inside they showed us everything and also left us a lovely homemade cake, some beautiful flowers and a bottle of wine. We thought the cottage was really cosy. The hot tub was fantastic and just what we needed at the end of a long day of walking and seeing the amazing Welsh countryside. We loved sitting in there and watching the cute lambs running around, as well as the beautiful views. We highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Sondip5.0Apr 2017

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with electric stove.
  • LPG central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 car
  • Bike storage
  • Patio garden with furniture, hot tub and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Check-in time 5pm
  • Please note: no stag or hen parties or similar
  • Please be mindful of neighbouring holiday makers

The property

This two bedroom terraced cottage has a wonderful well-equipped kitchen with a dining area.

There is also a sitting room with a warming electric stove and outside on the patio is a hot tub.

This space is ideal for alfresco dining and relaxing after a long day.

Note: In the same terrace as Refs 939034 and 932195, together they sleep 12.

Bryngwanoff Cottages

Howey 1.8 miles. These charming cottages are set in an L-shaped terrace in the grounds of the owner’s farm in Howey near Llandrindod Wells. Surrounded by fabulous countryside views, these cottages are ideal for a family getaway or a catch up with friends in rural Mid Wales. Each cottage has been beautifully-presented with well-equipped kitchens, comfortable sitting rooms and dining areas which are perfect for enjoying meals together. With two bedrooms each, a double and a twin room, the cottages offer lovely sleeping accommodation. All of the properties have their own private outdoor space while two have the added benefit of a luxurious hot tub from where you can enjoy the stunning views. The surrounding area is perfect for walking and cycling and the village of Howey offers some options for eating out in the evening. Explore the Welsh Marches, enjoying golfing or fishing and for a fantastic day out the picturesque scenery of the Elan Valley is not to be missed. There are events held throughout the year at the Royal Welsh Showground which is just over six miles away so it is well worth checking what might be on while you’re in the area. These delightful cottages are a perfect base while exploring the area.

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About the location


Llandrindod Wells 1.7 miles; Builth Wells 6.4 miles.

A popular Welsh village set on the outskirts of the spa town of Llandrindod Wells, with a welcoming pub and Thai restaurant. Howey is perfectly located on the main road between historic Builth Wells and Llandrindod, with wonderful walking and cycling routes easily accessible, along with a local golf course and lakes and other days out easily discovered within a short drive. The popular town of Builth Wells, which supports numerous events at the Royal Welsh Showground, is only six miles away and Hay-on-Wye, with its famous literary festival can be reached in just under half an hour’s drive. With the picturesque rural scenery of Mid Wales enclosing Howey, and various outdoor adventures to enjoy nearby, as well as the Brecon Beacons being a short drive away, makes this is a perfect location for any type of holiday you’re looking for.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas