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Salmon Cottage

(Ref. 22183)

Llanwrthwl near Rhayader, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • hosts (7)
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  • helpful (5)
  • location (5)

15 Customer Reviews

  • "Great location & very welcoming hosts."

    Reviewed by Michael Frank Edward5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very recently total refurb of Salmon cottage to a high standard."

    Super modern kitchen and bathroom. Comfy beds and settees. Choice of outdoor seating. More private area for dining. Welcoming hosts,helpful and sympathetic when I had dental emergency Totally recommend for a peaceful holiday with Riverside walks

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jul 2023

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

    The kids loved running around in the woods and exploring. It was a great base for the area with lots to see and do, although the weather didn’t play ball during our stay and it rained most days which I had expected anyway after watching the weather predictions. The only thing that let it down and it was a small thing, the tv reception was not good with the picture breaking up a lot. Tv is so important with kids and especially if they get stuck inside due to the weather. Also the internet was really slow so there was no way to log in to my Netflix account to keep the kids amused. We noticed lots of bats in the roof space which were great to watch come and go as darkness fell and somehow one managed to find itself in the kitchen sink and nearly drowned. We dried it off and it slowly warmed up and flew off again to live another day. All in all, we loved our week away and our stay here. Thank you to the owners for their hospitality.

    Hi, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the stay here despite both weather and TV not playing ball. I am very sorry that the TV was misbehaving; we did not know it was not working properly. This week's guests told us and we got a repair man in who told us that the signal was being blocked by a tree which has grown to be a problem. The interference was made worse when the wind blows which it has also done a lot recently. We are moving the dish which i hope will sort the problem out. Anyway I am sorry that you were inconvenienced by this annoying problem. Best regards The Owners Property Owner

    Reviewed by John4.7Jul 2023

  • "Excellent property in great location with friendly and helpful hosts."

    Easy to access local area highlights by car and lovely riverside walk from cottage.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "The warmest of welcome from the hosts."

    Nothing is too much trouble to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. The refurbishment is stunning and the surroundings so beautiful. Such a relaxing holiday and I will be back!

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "Salmon Cottage was just as advertised and exactly what we wanted."

    The grounds are beautiful and it so lovely to be able to sit and listen to the river Wye bubbling along and to be able to walk along our own private Stretch. Its not a luxury property, but is well equipped, clean and fab for a base to explore the area and sit and enjoy the scenery when you get back. The owners were delightful, brilliant with suggesting places to visit and even providing us with presents of Runner Beans and Cucumbers. The Elan Valley and the surrounding areas, were new to us and are beautiful and totally central to so many things. It allowed us to walk in the Mountains, around Reservoirs and be able to visit places like Hay on Wye, where we hired Kayaks for the afternoon. We will certainly be back.

    Reviewed by Rebecca4.4Aug 2021

  • "Thank you to the owners for the warm welcome."

    They were always there to help and answer any questions when needed. Beautiful surroundings. Great location to get to many attractions.

    Reviewed by Magdalena4.4Jul 2021

  • "Lovely chalet in a fabulous setting."

    Rural but not isolated with other guests around. Chalet is basic but very comfortable (including the beds)and provides everything you need. Owners are very helpful and friendly. Would we stay here again; most definitely! Had a great week.

    Reviewed by Judi5.0Jul 2021

  • "Property in a beautiful location on a well maintained private estate with historic art connections."

    Accommodation more chalet than cottage but spacious, well-equiped and with the welcome addition of wi-fi. Beds were very comfortable and spotless. Downsides were proximity to a busy road and a couple of cleaning issues which were resolved by the owner. In addition thought that property needs a bit of updating to include double-glazing at least for the double bedroom.

    Reviewed by P4.7Jul 2021

  • "Very good. Hosts excellent."

    Always nervous when hosts are on site or near on site. No issues, they wre brilliant - very helpful but not intrusive in any way. We shall go there again.

    Reviewed by Howard4.7Jun 2021

  • "The cottage was better than expected."

    All the equipment was of a very good standard. Although no WiFii, which we knew wasn't available, the phones connected well. The grounds were beautiful as is the surrounding area. The road running alongside one side is busy, for a Welsh road, but not intrusive. The owners were very welcoming and friendly.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Aug 2020

  • "Very peaceful place deep in the heart of the Welsh countryside."

    The locals were so friendly.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage was very comfortable in a great location and the hosts are very friendly and helpful."

    The scenery was amazing and it was lovely to look out and watch the bird visitors and wander down the track to look at the sheep on the river bank

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2019

  • "The cottage is in a lovely position next to the river."

    The cottage is comfortable and the hosts made us feel very welcome. Loads to do in the area.

    Reviewed by Caroline4.4Apr 2019

  • "The listing should advise on how much fishing there actually is, for example 1/2 mile or 1 mile etc."

    On Monday we wet to Pembrookshire for the day and got back around midnight hence we had a lie in, only to be woken up at 9am by the cement mixers going. We were unable to sit out on the patio furniture by the back door as we had builders going up and down all day and they were also going past the patio doors at the front all day. We also had builders vans going back and forth all week. The patio doors looked like they had been wiped down with a dirty rag, there were dirty and chipped cups in the cupboard, a wine glass that had a crack in, the blind in the bathroom was dirty in one corner and there were cobwebs on it. The table and chairs were a mishmash as the chairs were to small and to low down for the table. There was no headboard in the double room and my husband banged his head several times and we ended up in the single beds. They expected the guests to respect their privacy in the main house but they did not respect ours walking past with the dog at all times of the day. We feel that we have not had a proper holiday due to all of the intrusions that we have had to put up with and are not happy and feeling low.

    Reviewed by John2.2Apr 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge
  • TV with FreeSat, WiFi, DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Front patio and rear sitting area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and petrol station 1.2 miles, pub 2.6 miles
  • Note: Private salmon, trout and grayling fly fishing available on a catch and release basis only at £20 per rod, per week.

The property

This semi-detached, single-storey chalet is located in beautiful countryside overlooking the River Wye.

This Llanwrthwl cottage provides two bedrooms and welcoming open plan accommodation making it ideal for a couple or a small family.

Outside this Mid Wales cottage are front and rear seating areas, so you can enjoy dining alfresco no matter what time of day.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 22181, 22182 and 22184 to sleep 16 people.

Glaslyn Estate Cottages

Llanwrthwl 1 mile. These four cottages stand in the grounds of the delightful 11-acre Glaslyn Estate which was once the home of the famous painter and fisherman HWB Davies. These welcoming Llanwrthwl cottages are in a lovely riverside location only yards from the banks of the River Wye, which runs straight through the estate. This wonderful holiday location is ideal for couples, families or dedicated fishermen who wish to enjoy a secluded, peaceful setting surrounded by beautiful countryside. Each of these four Mid Wales cottages has its own well-equipped facilities including fitted kitchens, cosy sitting rooms and glorious outside seating areas where you can truly appreciate the magnificent surroundings. From these cottages near Rhayader are miles of beautiful riverside walks where you can enjoy a huge variety of birdlife and may even see an otter on the bustling River Wye. Fishermen will enjoy this rare opportunity to enjoy some fabulous fly fishing for salmon, trout and grayling - all available at these cottages on the River Wye. Llanwrthwl is a small village with a local shop and an historic church, whilst the pleasant market town of Rhayader is less than three miles away and provides a variety of shops, pubs, restaurants and the popular Red Kite Feeding Station. This unspoilt region of Wales offers stunning scenery with the famous Elan Valley lakes and the Cambrian Mountain very close by. This is a rare chance to enjoy four charming Llanwrthwl cottages in a lovely riverside location which is a haven for wildlife, amidst a tranquil setting, for a truly relaxing break.

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About the location


Rhayader 3.5 miles; Llandrindod Wells 7 miles; Builth Wells 10 miles.

The small village of Llanwrthwl sits on the River Wye in beautiful countryside between Builth Wells and Rhayader. Llanwrthwl is home to a small shop and St. Gwrthwl’s Church which is home to a prehistoric standing stone. The bustling market town of Rhayader is three and a half miles away and has an abundance of shops, restaurants, pubs and a leisure complex. The Red Kite Feeding Station on the outskirts of the town is a great attraction not to be missed, while the annual Royal Welsh Show is just one of the attractions in nearby Builth Wells, where a great variety of exhibitions and sales are held all year round. The beautiful Elan Valley offers a wonderful variety of walks and cycle trails, as well as a visitor centre with café and children's play area.

This property accepts holidays that commence on a Saturday. Failure to adhere to this could result in cancellations.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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