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5.0 of 5 bubbles
12 reviews
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Kitchen/breakfast room
Kitchen/breakfast room
Spacious lounge room
Light lounge room with fireplace
Sunroom with rocking chair
Master bedroom with ensuite
Spacious twin room with views over the garden
Second twin room with views over the garden
Winter garden view
Picture postcard view from lounge
Autumn view
Elan Valley
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Rhayader, Powys, Wales
Dolwen: family friendly, traditional, Welsh country garden

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, all ground floor. Beautiful rolling hills from this detached cottage near the market town of Rhayader. Open fireplace, enclosed wildlife garden. After a warm welcome, enjoy the views, and red kite and buzzard, soaring above...

The setting will make you feel miles from your everyday cares in this rural location close to the pleasant market town of Rhayader. Dolwen's wildlife garden is alive with flowers, fruits and birds. Whether you’d like to explore the Elan Valley's dams and trails, try excellent local produce, or take it easy by getting lost in a book in front of the fire, you will return from Dolwen with your ultimate goal achieved - feeling relaxed.

Accommodation: providing 3 spacious Bedrooms, spacious kitchen with seperate dining table a...
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About the Owner, Del
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in March 2017

Dolmen is situated in a quiet hamlet in one of the most beautiful parts of Wales. A spacious well designed property with great views and close to nature. We have a disabled son and he found it easy to move around. Well worth getting up early to see the sunrise over the hills. Lots of birdlife and morning chorus a...

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Thank you for taking the time to review, we are delighted you all enjoyed your stay, and enjoyed the wonderful birdsong, and look forward to seeing you again soon.


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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 for a stay in May 2016

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Thank you so much for your review we are delighted you left relaxed and we look forward to welcome you again soon.


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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

enjoyed the stay. close to the elan valley estate which is very scenic. del and her husband were pleasant and helpful. the hamlet is nice and quiet so it made a welcome change from London. rooms were clean and adequately spacious.

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Thank you for taking the trouble to review we are glad you have had a nice time!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Jul 22, 2017 -
Jul 29, 2017
Royal Welsh Show week
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About the neighborhood
Nearby is the Elan Valley Reservoir Visitor Centre - a must for walkers and sightseers and cyclists will enjoy the scenic cycle track which runs from Rhayader to the dams - bikes can be hired in Rhayader. The Red Kite Visitor Centre close by is also a must. These beautiful birds of prey are fed daily here - a truly memorable display. Llandrindod Wells is a short drive – a charming spa town which has an open air market, small individual shops, hosts the world famous Victorian Festival at the end of August, the National Cycle Museum, with weird and wonderful bicycles. Builth Wells is also nearby – the annual Royal Welsh Show is held here, and there is an arts centre. The mid Wales Shakespeare centre (Living Willow theatre) is a short distance. There is excellent walking close by and to the w... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Birmingham Airport: 90.1 mi
Railway: Penybont, Powys: 6.8 mi
Location: Powys and Brecon Beacons in mid-Wales. Our location is 2 hours from the M5.<BR><BR>Nearest Motorway : M5 J6 at 67 Miles<BR><BR>Nearest Beach : beach at 40 Miles<BR><BR>A car is necessary.<BR><BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 49.7 mi.
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