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The Willows

Rhayader, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 931170)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mr Morgan

    “There is a lot to recommend this Holiday.”


    The location The facilities (dishwasher, washing machine,microwave and an excellent welcome pack) Very pet friendly The enclosed front garden ( our dog to lay outside safely) Nice riverside walks The Red Kite experience just up the road. The sky was full of these lovely birds at feeding time there were literally hundreds and hundreds of them swirling in the air, to think that there was only one breeding pair 25 years ago. Well worth the visit and the best value for money that we have had for years.

Carreg Llywd Place

A cluster of cottages converted from the historic Brynafon Country House, offering cosy and comfortable accommodation each with its own character, set adjacent to the owner’s home just a short walk from the bustling market town of Rhayader. Surrounded by the Cambrian Mountains with various walks emanating from the town and the River Wye, these delightful cottages are ideal for family, friends or small groups looking to get away for riverside walks, wildlife spotting or fishing. In addition the magnificent 72 acres of the Elan Valley Estate with its lakes and Victorian dams open up wonderful days out, and you may take the opportunity to enjoy one of the special events celebrating their International Dark Sky Park status. Alternatively enjoy one of the many great places to eat in the popular market town of Rhayader, just a short walk from the cottages. There is fabulous walking with a myriad of circular walks, cycling, fishing and horse riding all nearby. These characterful cottages are comfortably furnished with modern interiors with well-appointed kitchens, electric oven and hobs, dining areas, comfy seating to help you relax and enjoy the open plan living areas, plus they have TVs and WiFi. All properties have access to a shared courtyard patio, perfect to relax after a busy day exploring. These country house cottages benefit from being surrounded by undulating, varied and unspoilt countryside, yet are close to a variety of nature reserves, riverside walks and pretty rural towns providing an ideal base explore the amazing local countryside or enjoy the stunning daily acrobatics of the truly magnificent Red Kites. Slightly further afield, to the south you will find the market town of Builth Wells, that not only offers a fabulous gold course but is also the home of the Royal Welsh Showground, home to various annual events and less than a 20 minute drive away. Llandrindod Wells, a Victorian Spa town, 10.5 miles away, is a popular centre for cyclists, boasts a popular golf course and is ideal for those looking to soak up the ambience of a bygone era with its lovely formal parks and the chance to ‘take the waters’. Just an hour’s drive to the north, you can spend the day exploring a piece of the past in the magnificent National Trust’s Powis Castle. These delightful countryside cottages offer a comfortable stay whatever you decide to do.

The cottage

An estate building which has been converted into a comfy cottage, surrounded by the striking Cambrian Mountains, close to the Royal Welsh Showground and Elan Valley.

Open plan living area with spacious sitting area, cottage-style kitchen and dining area.

Upstairs on a split level, there are two attic style bedrooms; one double and one twin with a family shower room, basin and WC on a mid-level, providing a deceptively spacious and welcoming getaway for small groups or families.

Note: This cottage is next to Refs. 931163, 931171, 931172, 931174 and 931175, together they sleep 18.


  • Two eaves 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.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car to rear of property, additional parking available in front of the main house
  • Small private enclosed garden with furniture plus shared use of courtyard garden
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Main A470 runs nearby, some road noise may be heard in the garden
  • Note: There are 8 steps from the kitchen to the shower room and a further 6 steps to the bedrooms.

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About the location


Llandrindod Wells 10 miles; Aberystwyth 34 miles.

Rhayader is a small Welsh market town with a selection of tea rooms, pubs, restaurants, amenities and unique little boutiques, including local antiques. An added bonus of a leisure centre with a large swimming pool and a weekly livestock market. The Red Kite Feeding Station, on the outskirts of the town is a great attraction not to be missed. Rhayader is the first town on the River Wye and is home to the spectacular dams and reservoirs of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys. The Elan Valley offers a variety of walks and cycle trails (cycle hire is available in Rhayader), as well as a visitor’s centre with café and children's play area. This area is known as the Wildlife Centre of Wales, with its amazing variety of nature reserves open for visitors to enjoy. There is also pony trekking available in the area. Visit Builth Wells, where the Spring Festival, Royal Welsh Agricultural Show and Winter Fair are all held annually. Alternatively, a scenic drive will take you to the Welsh coast 34 miles away.

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