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Manor Farm Lodges - Dragon Lodge

Newtown, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 986721)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "What a beautiful lodge, in the stunning hills between Welshpool and Newtown."

    So peaceful and quiet. When we arrived, the log burner was on, a beautiful chocolate cake was waiting for us on the table and you instantly felt at home. The lodge itself has great facilities with the king size bunks and bathroom on one side and another king sized bed and bathroom the other side. The kitchen, diner has everything you need to get a proper meal cooked if you like. The hot tub on the outside decking, just wow! But the icing on the cake, the animals. Bob, Tom and Ed the Alpacas, the Goats and watching the chickens do the 100m dash for lunch is something else. Big thanks to Kev, and Julie for the welcome and lodges you provide. We’ll be back in 2022 without doubt.

    Reviewed by OliverDec 2021

  • "We had a great week at the lodge."

    The views are fantastic. We had everything we needed. Kev & Julie made sure everything ran smoothly. We're looking forward to returning next year. We highly recommend Dragon Lodge.

    Reviewed by BarryNov 2021

  • "Fantastic lodge - very clean and well equipped."

    Very friendly and helpful owner. Would recommend for a relaxing trip to mid Wales.

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2021

  • "The lodge is of an exceptional standard."

    Your supplied with all the kitchen equipment, glasses, large fridge freezer you could possibly need. Beautifully decorated and very comfy. Fabulous well maintained hot tub and deck area. Lovely to meet all the animal's. If I had any reccomendation maybe more fans or ceiling fan in the lounge area. All around beautiful Central location for making the most of all attractions in and around mid Wales. We loved it.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2021

  • "Can’t recommend this lodge enough fabulous hosts lodge had everything you ..."

    Can’t recommend this lodge enough fabulous hosts lodge had everything you could possibly want or need fantastic holiday didn’t want to leave

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2021

  • "Wonderful lodge in a fab setting"

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2021

  • "Couldn’t fault this lodge, we had an amazing time."

    Amazing owners who went out their way to help. Will definitely be returning!

    Reviewed by LauraOct 2020

  • "Lodge owners very helpful and friendly."

    Be aware, mobile reception very poor but WiFi excellent.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2020

  • "We stayed as a family of for with 2 young children, the lodge was perfect for us lots of room but also cosy."

    The owner was very welcoming and met us on arrival. There isn't lots to do in the area so we did spend a lot of time driving out but we didn't mind as coming back to the lodge and hot tub made up for it! The alpacas in the field next to the cabin were very amusing and kept the kids entertained! We had a lovely holiday despite covid and will definitely be returning

    Reviewed by LisaJul 2020

  • "We have stayed in the Dragon Lodge for a week in July."

    We had a fantastic time there, the lodge and surrounding areas are beautiful.. long or short walks and seeing all the animals.. the alpacas are a delight. The lodge Owners Kev and Julie are very kind and very approachable with any questions.. The lodge had everything needed for a relaxing week away. Newtown was not too far away either. Our Daughter loved searching for Dewi the dragon around and finding the chocolate left for her.. such a lovely idea. The welcome book was fantastic as it explained how to use any amenities in the lodge as well as information of local restaurants and places to visit. It was very informative. Manor Lodges is truely a beautiful peaceful place and we are looking at returning again soon.

    Reviewed by JessicaJul 2020

  • "Myself and my girlfriend decided to have a break and try something new so we found this place and booked it and I can honestly say it was the by far the best thing we could of done it was absolutely stunning, warm, cozy, relaxing and just everything needed and wanted in a good getaway."

    The owners were exceptionally Great and when asking for anything or needing anything they would be straight down and happy to help which topped the experience. The wifi was superb was able to take my Xbox and stream films and play games with ease and it had no struggle at all, tv in each room which all had connection to WiFi and could stream Netflix. The log fire was beautiful and certainly heated up the place quickly not that it was necessary because the top range heating system could be controlled by your smart phone and was easy to use, the hot tub was just simply perfect, easy to use, relaxing with great view. The owners were kind enough to also have a booklet they had made which explains how to use everything in the lodge, tells you where you could go with times it would take, places to eat and any info required, I can’t stop telling people how great it has been and I wish all the best for the owners in future because it was amazing and they deserve it with all there hard work, I could go on for a few more paragraphs but I’ll just leave it there and overall say it’s an amazing getaway which was perfect for us. Thankyou manor farm Tom and Katie

    Reviewed by KatieFeb 2020

  • "6 of us stayed here for a week over the New Year and we couldn't have hoped for a better lodge."

    It was well-equipped, spacious, peaceful and the covered hot tub outside is a showstopper - whatever the weather! Kev and Julie were very friendly and the information they provided helped us get the most out of our stay. Newtown was easily accessible by car whenever we needed to stock up and the Bull & Heifer pub in Bettws Cedewain was only a short walk away. The surrounding countryside is beautiful and we enjoyed going on day trips, especially to Snowdonia National Park. We will be back - thank you!

    Reviewed by DariusDec 2019

  • "It was so peaceful and we had everything we needed to make it a special Christmas!"

    !! Thanks so much for a great holiday break!!!

    Reviewed by RobertDec 2019

  • "10th November 2019."

    Group of three. The accomodation we chose was the Dragon lodge and what a delight it was. Spacious, tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean. Our hosts, Kev and Julie, were absolutely fantastic and provided all our needs and more. The secure entry ensured no one could access the lodge as the key is placed in key safe upon arrival. The rooms were airy and the central heating system controls are modern and easy to use. In fact all the facilities are first class and new. The hot tub is just wonderful and a lovely place to be in the evening as the dark draws in and gets colder. Its cleaned and treated daily. The log burner is fantastic and heats up the lodge in no time at all. I struggled with getting it going at first but a quick message to our hosts and Kev arrived within ten minutes to get it started for me. Thats one of biggest stand out points too, that our hosts were courteous, very pleasant and handled any queries we had in a timely manner. The kitchen is modern, new and has everything you need for your stay. Tea, coffee, sugar, bread, a complimentary cake and even little things like dishwasher tablets were provided that make things easier and more comfortable for you to settle in. There is a smart TV with remotes in all bedrooms, the beds are super comfortable and even my best mate with back problems had a good nights rest with no issues. The bathrooms are also a highlight with new rain style shower heads that give you great hot water with a decent pressure. There are plenty of towels given in the rooms for the bathrooms and hot tub use. Your children can also have fun trying to find the elusive Dewi the dragon that is hidden somewhere within the lodge. Parking is fine, close and adjacent to the lodge with no problems for access with anyone with mobility issues or wheelchair users. My friends and I had an amazing time during our short stay and we would just like to say a big thankyou to Kev and Julie for being so hospitable. We will definitely be returning in the future as its an A* venue.

    Reviewed by MikeNov 2019

  • "Wales was amazing dragon lodge even more so."

    Lovely couple who greeted us had everything in the lodge spot on. Literally home from home comfort wise. The view was amazing as was the hot tub. Would recommend for that truly relaxing experience. Hope to return.

    Reviewed by BelindaSep 2019

  • "Dragon Lodge is a fabulous place to stay."

    ....beautifully done with everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. The area is so peaceful with fantastic views and entertainment from the wildlife including sheep, grouse, red kites, ducks. Julie and Kev are very welcoming and have provided a perfect oasis which we would gladly return to.......we would live there if we could!!!!

    Reviewed by BeverleySep 2019

  • "Fantastic !"


    Reviewed by RobertAug 2019

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The property

Newtown 6 miles.

Enjoy being at one with nature at this delightful, newly finished Mid-Wales lodge, with all the amenities you could possibly need for a family holiday or a relaxing getaway with friends.

This property sits in an elevated position, enjoying uninterrupted views of the countryside and a small lake that sits close by; this is the ideal property for unwinding and appreciating your surroundings.

Stepping into this all-ground-floor property, you will find a rustic, wood panelled, open-plan dining/kitchen/sitting area, making the most of the space and allowing in plenty of light.

The sitting area features a long sofa and cuddle arm chair, so you can choose where to curl up and enjoy watching TV, with the warmth of the log burner keeping you cosy on a chilly evening.

The contemporary, cream kitchen is well equipped with all the amenities you could wish for during your stay, as well as a dining area with seating for 6, where you can enjoy delicious home-cooked meals as a group while reminiscing over the day’s adventures.

The lodge includes two bedrooms; a king size bunk bed offers a higher level of comfort for smaller families wanting to share a space, while the master king-size bedroom features an en-suite shower room and ensures less queuing for the bathroom each morning.

Enjoy dining alfresco on the partly-covered decking area, whilst appreciating the tranquil, rural scenery, plus a hot tub brings a touch of relaxation to the end of a busy day exploring your surroundings.

The closest pub is 0.7 miles away, and there is a great selection of pubs and bars for dining out and enjoying a few leisurely drinks in the centre of Newtown, a little over 5 miles from the property.

Newtown is the largest town in the Powys region of Wales and was officially made a town in 1967, which saw a huge population increase.

Newtown rests along the River Severn, which spans 220 miles and offers a great place to enjoy a picturesque afternoon stroll and picnic.

You can also visit the Robert Owen Museum and Robert Owen Memorial, dedicated to the Welsh textile manufacturer and social activist, who resided in the town.

Pay a visit to the ruins of the medieval Dolforwyn Castle and enjoy learning about the textile history of the town at the Newtown Textile Museum.

Further afield, keen cyclists can join the National Cycle route which runs between Welshpool and Aberyswyth, which in parts runs alongside the River Severn the River Wye and takes in some fantastic Mid-Wales countryside.

The traditional and historic town of Montgomery is 8.4 miles away and has its own 12th century Norman castle, as well as the wonderful Glansevern Hall and Gardens, perfect for exploring the flora on display on a lovely summer’s day.

If you fancy a day by the beach, Barmouth is just over an hour’s drive away, offering lovely golden sand, great swimming opportunities and plenty of charming shops and eateries nearby.

Dragon Lodge is an idyllic getaway for a family or group looking to escape to the tranquil Welsh countryside.


  • All-ground-floor
  • 2 x bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite with walk in shower, WC and basin, 1 x king size bunk bed
  • Bathroom with walk in shower, WC and basin
  • Kitchen/Dining/Sitting room with log burner.
  • Gas central heating and log burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Free sat TV and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, (please bring extra towels for hot tub use) Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Enclosed decking with outdoor furniture and hot tub
  • Children must be supervised at all times due to the deep water lakes in the surrounding grounds
  • Highchair available upon request
  • Parking available for 1-2 cars
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and Pub 0.7 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Montgomery 10 miles; Machynlleth 28 miles; Ludlow 33 miles; Shrewsbury 33 miles.

Newtown lies on the banks of the River Severn, in the heart of the beautiful Montgomeryshire countryside, and boasts a vibrant art gallery, museums and a variety of pubs and restaurants. Newtown is also home to Theatr Hafren, one of Wales’s premier theatres, which showcases a wide variety of entertainment, from comedy shows to opera, offering something for the whole family. Explore the ruins of the Norman Motte and Bailey castle in the beautiful old county town of Montgomery, wander the Grade I listed formal gardens at the renowned Gregynog Hall, or visit the world-famous Powis Castle and Gardens, often frequented by Prince Charles. The medieval market towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow offer renowned and award-winning restaurants, cosy pubs and quaint shops, as well as festivals and markets, including annual Christmas markets, whilst Ludlow also boasts over 600 listed buildings and Ludlow Castle, so there is something to enjoy all year round. In nearby Churchstoke, the Roundton Hill Nature Reserve and Iron Age Hill Fort is a haven for wildlife and home to a plethora of native British birds. On a clear day, the walk to the summit at 370 metres is rewarded by a 360 degree panorama, from where extensive views over Shropshire and the high Welsh peaks beyond can be seen. A little further afield, Machnynlleth is home to the Centre for Alternative Technology, and also Machnynlleth Golf Club. The delightful seaside village of Aberdovey on the stunning Cardigan Bay coastline is a paradise for watersports enthusiasts, while the sandy beach at Ynyslas is perfect for a family day out. All this and more is within as hour’s drive of Newtown, making this a wonderful year-round holiday destination.

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