Overview of Buttercup ..For a luxurious Glamping Pod surrounded by idyllic Welsh countryside then look no further!
Perfect to act as base for exploring the local public footpaths and surroundings with the Gilfach Nature Reserve just around the corner and the Elan Valley also a stones throw away or equally suitable for a relaxing stay with cosy interior and private hot tub.
Buttercup is one of six splendid wooden Glamping Pods located in the quaint village of St Harmon, near the market town of Rhayader that has everything you could possibly need for an enjoyable stay.
This property sleeps up to 4 guests with one dreamy Kind Size Bed and two Single Beds, which can also be converted into another King Size Bed if desired.
Perfect for a couples retreat or family getaway, this Pod has a modern open-plan kitchen and living space complete with dining table for meal times and a smart TV for relaxing in front of. The kitchen has been perfectly designed with lots of storage solutions, and matching amenities, including a dishwasher, microwave, oven and hob, surrounded by the gorgeous marble work surfaces.
Get ready for the day in the lavish shower room, with a modern, corner shower and matching basin. A light and refreshing room, ready to start your day the right way!
Outside this property is even more impressive! With its own luxurious hot tub, soak away your stay with a glass of bubbly whilst admiring the fantastic rural views of Mid Wales. You will also find outdoor seating, perfect for alfresco dining on a warm, sunny evening or make use of the fire pit by toasting marshmallows under a twinkly night sky. Bluebell is also Pet Friendly so you can ensure your four legged friend enjoys a break away too, complete with secure garden to ensure safety.
This Pod is the perfect escape to the country! So why not book all 6 properties to host a get-together of up to 24 people!
Daisy, Daffodil, Bluebell, Primrose, Snowdrop
Planning a stay for a celebration? Or would like to have breakfast in the fridge ready for your arrival? Check out what this property can offer here.
*Please Note: Although dogs are welcome, they are NOT to be left unattended in the property*
Eating & Drinking..Planning a holiday to Buttercup and would like to know some of the best places to eat out? Or eat in at your property?
Have a look at some of our recommendations from fine dining to pub grub to hand delivered food platters - we have got it all covered here!
Eating OutThe Lost Arc, Rhayader (3 miles)
Venue. Café. Arts Centre. Serving wholesome homemade food and delicious coffee.
The Crown Inn, Rhayader (3 miles)
A pet friendly Pub and Restaurant with a private and secluded Beer Garden
The Unicorn Hotel, Llanidloes (9 miles)
Menus offer a variety of dishes, gluten free, vegetarian & Vegan dishes are also available.
Ty Morgans Coffee Shop, Rhayader (3 miles)
A fresh and local Coffee Shop, Serving hand roasted coffees, hot food and fresh salads!
Penbont House, Elan Valley (10 miles)
Homemade cakes & food with a beautiful view from the conservatory of the Garreg Ddu reservoir.
The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
The Head-Chef is committed to providing unforgettable dining experiences, creating mouth-watering seasonal dishes from the finest local Welsh ingredients.
The Bell Country Inn, Llanyre (12 miles)
The restaurant menu reflects the emphasis on our use of locally sourced ingredients producing fresh flavours that Wales has to offer.
Eating InFarmgate2kitchenplate (delivery to property)
From afternoon teas to BBQ boxes, Mair strives to produce homemade, sustainable & seasonable food with low food miles & full traceability.
The Little Welsh Kitchen (delivery to property)
Offering beautifully presented grazing platters & pudding boxes, Sas uses the freshest of produce, trying to grow her own when possible.
TakeawaysTurkish Delight, Rhayader (3 miles)
Serving pizzas, kebabs, burgers & chips until 10/11pm.
Evans Plaice, Rhayader (3 miles)
Local fish & chip shop.
Wing's Chinese Takeaway, Rhayader (3 miles)
Fabians Kitchen, Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
Inspired by the ingredients available to us Fabian mixes elegant cuisine with the spices and flavours of good quality food to create a classic dining experience.
Local Shops / SupermarketsBob The Butcher, Rhayader (3 miles)
Local butchers selling fresh, local meats.
Crumptons, Rhayader (3 miles)
Local fruit & veg shop full of fresh produce.
Co-Op, Rhayader (3 miles)
Perfect for any essentials or ingridients you may need during your stay.
Tesco, Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
Things To Do ..
Our 'Things To Do' page has lots of places to go and sites to see but here you will find recommended places in the locality of Buttercup ..
Elan Valley, Rhayader (6 miles)
Drive, walk explore the amazing scenery and views that the Elan Valley has to offer, you will find a Visitors Centre for any information you may need whilst visiting as well as play area for children.
To check out Cycle Hire prices click here.
Gifach Nature Reserve, Rhayader (2 miles)
Take a trip to Gilfach Nature Reserve, where you will find over 400 acres of open moorland, flower rich grassland and oak woodland, offering a circular nature trail and a great place to enjoy a picnic at one of the spots and simply relax and let the world go byâ.
Lion Royal Trekking Centre, Rhayader (6 miles)
Situated in the Elan Valley taking different routes through the hills, valleys, rivers and woodlands each day. Exploring parts of the area that would be difficult to get to on foot, giving you the opportunity to experience the views, wildlife and tranquillity that the Elan Valley has to offer on horseback. All levels of riding ability from novice to advanced riders. (Seasonal Availability)
Red Kite Feeding Centre, Rhayader (4 miles)
Watch hundreds of Red Kites feeding daily, a truly breath taking spectacle. The Centre is located in beautiful countryside with a Coffee Shop, Gift Shop & Picnic Site.
Quackers Indoor Play Centre, Newbridge On Wye (12 miles)
Indoor soft play centre for children, dine out there at the Cowshed Cafe!
Llandrindod Wells Boathouse, Llandrindod Wells (12 miles)
Paddle board, kayak or hire Dragon Boats from the boat house or simply take a stroll around the lake!
Devils Bridge, Pontarfynach (24 miles)
Take a walk to view some of Wales’ most famous waterfalls and bridges and while visiting dine out at The Hafod Hotel. If you have the whole day, why not hop on the Rheidol Railway, a restored steam train that takes a scenic route to the seaside town of Aberystwyth.
Additional Information ..Do you want to know a little bit more on what Buttercup has included before arriving?
Then look no further we have all the information you could possibly need right here!
Check In / Check Out
Standard check in is from 4pm & check out is by 10am.
This property offers 'Early Check In' at the following rates:
- From 2pm - £40
- From 3pm - £20
'Late Check Out' is offered at the following rates:
- By 11am - £35
- By 12pm - £70
Please let us know if you wish to add any of these to your booking and payment is to be made at the time of ordering this with us.
Maid ServiceButtercup offers a 'Maid Service' at £40 per property. Maid service includes cleaning the property, turning down the beds, as well as replacing any dirty towels and replenishing any other amenities. Upon booking please add to the notes which day you would like this service or message us to book.
Primrose is a pet friendly and accepts up to 2 dogs and also has an enclosed garden for safety!
At no time are any dogs to be left inside the property unattended, please be mindful & careful around any livestock with dogs.
Additional pets may be permitted at extra cost, contact us for further information & charges.
Sleeping ArrangementsThere are 2 bedrooms in Primrose.
- 1 x King Size Bed
- The second bedroom can either be made to a 1 King Size Bed or 2 x Single Beds.
Linen & TowelsAll bed linen is provided.
One hand towel & 1 bath sheet are provided per guest.
If using the hot tub we recommend also bringing your own towels too!
A hairdryer is also available upon request.
Cots & HighchairsTravel cots & a high chairs for your stay can be provided for your stay. These are to be booked through us prior to your stay.
The travel cots do not have bedding included.
Hot Tub & Outside AreaButtercup has its own private hot tub, what better way to relax during your stay then making full use of this whilst admiring the beautiful view!
Please be mindful that they may not be quite up to temperature when you first arrive.
There is outside seating & also a fire pit at the property, we offer Log Packages which can be found on our 'Hampers' page.
KitchenOn your arrival, you will find complimentary tea, coffee, sugar & a glass bottle of locally sourced milk. A tea towel, sponge & cloth, some dishwasher tablets and fairy liquid, just to help get you started on your self-catering holiday.
BathroomIn the bathroom you will find a shower, hand sink, flushing toilet & heated towel rail as well as 2 rolls of toilet paper & hand soap.
Buttercup offers the Hampers that we have listed on our 'Hampers' page.
Please let us know if you wish to order any of these 2 weeks prior to check in.
Wi-FiThis property has Wi-Fi with good signal but occasionally intermittent.
HeatingButtercup is heated with under floor heating.
There is parking space for 2 cars at the property, parking on the grassed area is not permitted at anytime.
Reviewed on 23/08/2021
We just wanted to say we had a great time in Buttercup, wish it could have been for longer. Your accommodation was perfect, you have thought of everything, can’t wait to come back!
Reviewed on 06/11/2021
Thank you soooooo much for helping to make our half term week in Buttercup so amazing. The 3 of us haven’t been that happy, relaxed and content in such a long time. Some quality family time was just what we needed. The attention to detail was everything in this property, you really had thought of everything. We also fell in love with the area and would love to return again and I’m sure you’ll be getting some business from our friends and family too as we haven’t stopped raving about it!