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Builth Wells, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 927755)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mrs Evans

    “We had a brilliant time.It was nice ...”

    We had a brilliant time.It was nice and clean and verry warm .Location was good .Would recomend Dan y Castell to anybody .

    We had a brilliant time.It was nice and clean and verry warm .Location was good .Would recomend Dan y Castell to anybody .

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A former chapel, lovingly converted into a comfortable cottage sitting under the castle motte, in the popular market town of Builth Wells.

This is a perfect base for families or friends looking to make the most the fabulous countryside on the doorstep.

Set over two floors, there are three cosy bedrooms and a family bathroom.

On the split-level ground floor, there is a well-equipped galley kitchen looking out onto the garden.

A few steps down takes you to the spacious dining area that then leads into the cosy sitting room with an enticing woodburner, perfect for cosy nights in front of the TV.

Outside, you can sit in the pretty cottage garden and relax as the sun goes down whilst enjoying an alfresco evening meal.

Dan-y-Castell is just a stone’s throw from local shops, pubs and restaurants and across the river from the internationally renowned Royal Welsh Showground with its annual events.

With the town sitting on the beautiful meandering River Wye, pleasant days can be spent by the riverside.

The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as wildlife and birdwatching opportunities with fabulous walking and cycling trails to follow.

Why not watch the aerial acrobatics of the red kites being fed or enjoy a mountain pony trek.

Riverside activities, including kayaking or canoeing are available, or perhaps while away a few hours enjoying one of the local golf courses, one being in Builth Wells itself.

You are ideally placed to explore the former spa town of Llandrindod Wells, a perfect centre for cycling, as well as boasting one of a handful of golf courses in the area.

You are a 30 minute drive from the edge of the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park, opening up a myriad of days out, or why not head towards the literary ‘Town of Books’ at Hay-on-Wye?

Drive a similar distance north into the beautiful Cambrian Mountains and visit the majestic Victorian Dams and peaceful reservoirs of the Elan Valley enabling you to marvel at the fabulous wildlife.

A perfect retreat, on the edge of the popular riverside market town, tucked away sufficiently for a relaxing break that can be enjoyed at any time of the year.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner.


  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed decked garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Ground floor is split-level, separated by 3 steps.

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About the location


Llandrindod Wells 8 miles; Rhayader 14 miles; Hay-on-Wye 20 miles.

The market town of Builth Wells is located in beautiful, unspoilt countryside and makes an interesting base for a Mid-Wales break. Home to interesting craft stores and many collectors’ fairs, this is also the ideal location for walking, pony trekking and mountain biking. The town offers a challenging 18 hole golf course, a sports centre, and the Wyeside Arts Centre, which includes a cinema as well as many live shows. Across the River Wye lies the Royal Welsh Showground, home to the famous Royal Welsh Show, which brings an explosion of colour to the town every July, along with many other events taking place throughout the year. With the spa town of Llandrindod Wells just 8 miles away, and the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and spectacular Black Mountains within easy reach, this wonderful location is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts or those just wishing to relax amidst wonderful scenery. Builth Wells is an excellent base offering a gateway into Wales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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