Rhayader has a very proud Welsh heritage with livestock and agriculture remaining the main source of income for the town. With livestock fairs weekly it’s no secret that Rhayader is still in touch with its rich history. Some of the town buildings are still in medieval condition and many of the streets still retain their ancient cobbled and paved pathways. Being at the centre of Wales, Rhayader is used to its streets being pounded by travellers’ feet and will always welcome tourists to the area.
Amidst the breath-taking scenery of central Wales and the Elan Valley, families can holiday at Snowy Owl Lodge, a small child-friendly cottage near the historic market town of Rhayader, Powys, featuring two cosy bedrooms, garden patio, private hot tub, and parking for two cars.
A delightful 4* farmhouse apartment sleeping 2 + cot, surrounded by tranquil countryside sloping to the River Wye near Rhayader. Next to Cycle route 8 and off road tracks. See amazing birdlife as you walk woodland and pools on our 200-acre organic farm adjoining remote Elan Valley. Badger watching.
Relax in a beautifully converted cottage with private hot tub. Explore our rural 200-acre traditional Welsh farm and the Elan Valley. Watch animals, goats and birdlife from the sunny deck or stargaze in dark skies from the secluded hot tub. Games room, badger watching and live lambing.
Crych Du Holiday Cottage welcomes fisherman, hikers, cyclists and lovers of the outdoors to this peaceful rural holiday cottage nestled on the banks of the Wye River. The character- laden, Eco Cottage features modern facilities within the stone walls which speak of a bygone era in rural Wales.
Tawny Owl Lodge, a small child-friendly cottage on the grounds of picturesque Oakwood Lodges resort near the historic market town of Rhayader, Powys, offers a cosy Mid-Wales rural retreat for families looking to escape the bustle of everyday life, featuring a private garden and hot tub.
The Tollant is a south-facing barn conversion with hot tub on a working farm in the Mid-Wales countryside with meadows above the Wye. Sleeping 6/7 people, it's ideal for families or small groups. With ash floors and French windows onto the terrace, it has a light and spacious feel.
Merlin Lodge enjoys fantastic views from its terrace and from its private hot tub. The spacious, light-filled pet-friendly cottage in Rhayader, Powys, boasts a combination of modernity and rustic charm as well as fantastic opportunities for hiking, cycling in the beautiful Elan Valley.
Exposed beams and trusses, a timber-clad exterior and spacious rooms make this converted barn near Rhayader an ideal rural retreat for families and couples planning a walking or cycling holiday exploring Mid-Wales Take including the Brecon Beacons and the Radnorshire Hills
Experience some of that historic culture in the Willow Theatre, a scaled down version of the Globe theatre in London. Frequently, there are shows and workshops held there for all ages. Being surrounded by outstanding countryside there are plenty of walks and cycles to be had – follow the Wye Valley and try part of the 136 mile trek for yourself. Visit one of the many wildlife conservation parks and encounter some of the best wildlife Wales has to offer as Rhayader is a complete hive for life, nature and interest.