Cwm Cariad


Pet Friendly
Fire Pit
Welcome Hamper
Towelling Robes
2 x Adults
Hampers Available
Hot Tub
Secure Garden
Bed Linen
Towels Provided
Smart TV
Smoke Free
Breathtaking Views

Overview of Cwm Cariad, Shepherds Hut ..

Cwm Cariad is a fantastic Shepherds Hut, set on the edge of & walking distance from the stunning Glyndwr's Way National Trail with fabulous views across the valley.

A beautifully styled getaway with countryside views and cosy welcoming interior makes this ideal for couples to snuggle up on a romantic break away in the undulating hillside of Mid Wales, perfect as a base to explore the diverse local countryside whilst providing a secluded retreat to return back to.

The open plan living area provides a cosy place to sit and enjoy a bite to eat with a well equipped kitchen and warming electric wood burner, perfect to snuggle up with on the cooler evenings.

The shower room is compact and well-designed with a flushing WC.

The plush double bed, offers fabulous countryside views through the patio doors across the outdoor dining area to the feeling of seclusion and being surrounded by countryside. The perfect place for that much needed early night or well deserved lie in.

This delightful Shepherd’s Hut is on the edge of the owners farmland with a private enclosed garden, an ideal place to relax and watch the local wildlife and stargaze after the sun has gone done or perhaps relax in the warm waters of the hot tub.

Cwm Cariad also welcomes one well behaved dog to enjoy the large enclosed garden whilst you can kick back and relax in the private hot tub.

Looking to book for more than 2 people? Check out the following properties on the same site, Cwm Hapus & Cwm Heulog

This property offers a selection of added extras from Birthday Hampers, Breakfast Hampers, BBQ Hampers & Log Packages. These can be ordered direct with the owners once you have placed your booking, they would need 2 weeks notice for any hampers you wish to order.

Eating & Drinking..

Planning a holiday to Cwm Cariad 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 delicious takeaways - we have got it all covered here!

Eating Out

The Radnorshire Arms, Beguildy (1 mile)
Home cooked meals are offered for lunch & dinner together with good local real ales.
01547 510634

The Dolfor Inn, Dolfor (11 miles)
A warm country welcome, hearty food, good wine and great beer.
01686 626531

The Castle Inn, Knucklas (7 miles)
Quality home cooked food, all locally sourced wherever possible plus, they have a great selection of drinks which include local cask ales plus beers and wines from around the World.
01547 528150

The Banc, Knighton (10 miles)
Home cooked meals are offered for lunch & dinner together as well as deliciously famous Sunday Lunches​.
01547 520009

The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells (21 miles)
The Head-Chef is committed to providing unforgettable dining experiences, creating mouth-watering seasonal dishes from the finest local Welsh ingredients.
01597 823700


Chandos Kebab, Knighton (10 miles)
Pizza, burgers, kebabs, menu available online.
01547 528085

Knighton Plaice Fish & Chips, Knighton (10 miles)
Local fish & chip shop.
01547 529423

Saffron, Knighton (10 miles)
Indian & Bangladeshi cuisine, vegetarian & vegan options.
01547 528510

Bamboo Garden, Knighton (10 miles)
Chinese cuisine.
01547 520010

Local Shops / Supermarkets

Harry Tuffins, Knighton (10 miles)

AJ Pugh Butchers, Knighton (10 miles)
Local butchers
01547 520786

Things To Do ..

Check out these recommended places to visit in the locality of Cwm Cariad ..

The Spaceguard Centre, Knighton (10 miles)
The Spaceguard Centre is a working observatory, and the main source of information about near Earth objects in the UK.

Offas Dyke Path & Glyndwrs Way
Local public footpaths through the beautiful Welsh Countryside.

Underhill Riding Stables, Dolau (18 miles)
Enjoy horse and pony riding n the peace and beauty of the the Mid Wales countryside with us.

Mickey Millers Playbarn, Craven Arms (19 miles)
‘Fun for all the family’ softplay area, with ball pools for the little ones and a 21ft drop slide for the daredevils amongst you, there’s something there for everyone!

Kington Small Breeds & Owl Park, Kington (22 miles)
Small animal breed farm park and owl centre. A wonderful collection of miniature, rare and friendly creatures.

Elan Valley, Rhayader (26 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.

Ludlow Castle, Ludlow (27 miles)
Spend time wondering around the historic Castle, or equally around the quaint market town of Ludlow.

Spring Rock Fishery, Crossgates (16 miles)
Two-and-a-half acre specimen carp lake set in in stunning rural setting with anglers’ pods.

Additional Information ..

Do you want to know a little bit more on what Cwm Cariad 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.

Pet Friendly

Cwm Cariad is a pet friendly property and accepts up to 1 dog 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.

Sleeping Arrangements

This is a open plan style accommodation
  • 1 x Double Bed

Linen & Towels

All 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!

Hot Tub & Outside Area

Cwm Cariad 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, logs are available to purchase from the Owners.


On your arrival, you will find complimentary tea, coffee, sugar & and some milk with a small snack and 6 fresh eggs. A tea towel, sponge & cloth and fairy liquid, just to help get you started on your self-catering holiday.


In the bathroom you will find a shower, hand sink, flushing toilet & heated towel rail as well as 2 rolls of toilet paper & hand soap.


This property has Wi-Fi with good signal but occasionally intermittent.


Cwm Cariad is heated with an electric wood burner.


There is parking space for 1 car at the property, parking on the grassed area is not permitted at anytime.

Meet Gareth & Rhian ..

Gareth and Rhian run Shepherds Valley Holidays, its a family friendly site based in the heart of the Radnorshire countryside.

Along with Gareth's family they run a busy sheep farm, so there will be lots of woolly four legged friends around. You may see Gareth & Rhian around the fields & properties getting on with their day to day duties.

The site comprises of a Shepherds Hut, Pod and converted Horse Lorry, this is Gareth and Rhian's new venture alongside farming.

Shepherds Valley Holidays offers a unique opportunity for everyone to enjoy and experience the beauty of Mid Wales. The site is fantastically located a stone's throw away from 5,000 acres of the Crown Estate, perfect for all types of getaways. We have many Mid Wales trails for the adventurers amongst us, or simply spend your stay relaxing in your own private hot tub surrounded by peace and quiet.

Such a nice stay with amazing views By Guest Review

Reviewed on 14/11/2023

Lovely place and experience overall. First time staying in somewhere like this and it didn’t disappoint, great facilities and would recommend to anyone. Lovely area and will be visiting again!

A hidden gem By Guest Review

Reviewed on 24/04/2023

Absolutely beautiful area, stunning views. So peaceful you can only hear the birds and sheep. The shepherds hut was perfect, spotlessly clean and everything you might need. Hot tub so relaxing. I would highly recommend this place.

Beautiful By Guest Review

Reviewed on 18/04/2023

The Shepherds Hut was beautifully presented with everything you would need for a short stay. Surrounded by the most beautiful views, this pod was one to remember.

Faultless By Guest Review

Reviewed on 31/03/2023

Totally amazing!! The hut is immaculate and equipped with everything we could possibly need. Beyond what we could have imagined! 

Love, love loved being surrounded by the lambs.

Just beautiful – faultless. 

Thank you.


We had an excellent day out at Elan Valley- would highly recommend. 

Idyllic weekend break By Guest Review

Reviewed on 26/03/2023

A totally faultless stay.
Property modern, well equipped and immaculate.
Loved the rural setting.
Ideal time of year to visit for lambing, we spent hours watching them in the fields that surrounded us.
Thanks again.

Beautiful, relaxing, chilled By Guest Review

Reviewed on 15/03/2023

Stunning location. Beautiful accommodation. Beautifully presented. Would absolutely recommend it for a peaceful relaxing break. Lots of lovely details. The robes. The fresh eggs and milk. Everything was thought of. The hot tub was amazing. We had a brilliant time. Loved the birthday hamper.

Absolutely perfect.

Hidden gem By Neil & Sue

Reviewed on 21/10/2022

What a picturesque hidden gem! Thank you Rhian for making our stay so comfortable, you have thought of everything!