Overview of Hillside Lodge ..
A delightful Cabin situated in the Welsh Countryside with Beautiful Views for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own Private Hot Tub.
The open-plan living and kitchen area makes a stylish statement with on-trend furnishings. A large fixed L-shape sofa with scatter cushions offers plenty of room for everyone to relax, before making up into an extra wide sleeping space.
In the kitchen, you’ll find sleek solid kitchen doors in light grey, complemented by copper finish handles and taps, a statement tile-effect splashback and under-cupboard LED lighting. Space for the chef is optimised with a long worktop surface, while quality appliances including an integrated microwave and under counter fridge with freezer box, two-burner gas hob with extractor fan and domestic style sink bowl with drainer provide everything you need for preparing family meals together.
The rear dining area has seating for up to six around a freestanding table. At night, the space transforms for sleeping via a wall mounted pull-down double bed. Above the dining area is an upper bunk level which can be made up into a double or twin beds, featuring an access ladder.
The generous washroom includes a large shower enclosure, heated electric towel radiator, contemporary dual flush WC, vanity cupboard with sink, shaver socket and extractor fan – perfect for freshening up ahead of the next adventure.
Planning a stay for a larger group? Check out the neighbouring Cabins!
Woodland Escape, The Fox Den, Oak Tree View, Hares Rest, Meadow Retreat
Eating & Drinking..Planning a holiday to Hillside Lodge 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, (4 miles)
Venue. Café. Arts Centre. Serving wholesome homemade food and delicious coffee
The Crown Inn, Rhayader, (4 miles)
A pet friendly Pub and Restaurant with a private and secluded Beer Garden
The Triangle Inn, Rhayader, (4 miles)
Serving home made food with ingredients sourced from local farmers!
Ty Morgans Coffee Shop, Rhayader, (4 miles)
A fresh and local Coffee Shop, Serving hand roasted coffees, hot food and fresh salads!
The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells, (7 miles)
The Head-Chef is committed to providing unforgettable dining experiences, creating mouth-watering seasonal dishes from the finest local Welsh ingredients.
The Bell, Llanyre, (4 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 (4 miles)
Serving pizzas, kebabs, burgers & chips until 10/11pm.
Evans Plaice, Rhayader (4 miles)
Local fish & chip shop.
Wing's Chinese Takeaway, Rhayader (4 miles)
Fabians Kitchen, Llandrindod Wells (7 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 (4 miles)
Local butchers selling fresh, local meats.
Crumptons, Rhayader (4 miles)
Local fruit & veg shop full of fresh produce.
Co-Op, Rhayader (4 miles)
Perfect for any essentials or ingredients you may need during your stay.
Tesco, Llandrindod Wells (7 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 Hillside Lodge ..
You will also find lots of Further Information about the surrounding area at the property including lots of local walks a short distance from the property!
Elan Valley, Rhayader (8 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.
Red Kite Feeding Centre, Rhayader (5 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.
Lion Royal Trekking Centre, Rhayader (5 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)
Gifach Nature Reserve, Rhayader (4 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.
Quackers Indoor Play Centre, Newbridge On Wye (5 miles)
Indoor soft play centre for children, dine out there at the Cowshed Cafe!
Llandrindod Wells Boathouse, Llandrindod Wells (8 miles)
Paddle board, kayak or hire Dragon Boats from the boat house or simply take a stroll around the lake!
Devils Bridge, Pontarfynach (30 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 Hillside Lodge has included before arriving?
Then look no further we have all the information you could possibly need right here!
Check In / Check Out
Check in is from 4pm & check out is by 10am.
1 x double bed on upper level
1 x double bed pull out bed from dining area
1 x double pull out bed from lounge area
Linen & TowelsAll bed linen is provided.
One hand towel & one bath sheet are provided per guest.
If using the hot tub we recommend also bringing your own towels too!
Cots & HighchairsWe are happy to provide a travel cot & a high chair 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 AreaHillside Lodge 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!
The hot tubs are emptied, cleaned & re filled at every change over - please be mindful that they may not be quite up to temperature when you first arrive.
KitchenThe kitchen comes complete with oven, hobs, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment, toaster & kettle.
We leave for all guests, a tea towel, sponge & cloth, tea coffee & sugar & fairy liquid.
In the cupboards you will find: mugs, water glasses, wine glasses, bowls, dinner plates & tea plates as well as cutlery. For cooking, baking trays, utensils, mixing bowls, oven dishes.
BathroomIn the bathroom you will find a shower, hand sink, flushing toilet & heated towel rail as well as toilet paper & hand soap.
Wi-FiThis property has Wi-Fi with good signal but occasionally intermittent.
HeatingHillside Lodge is heated with radiators.
There is parking space for 2 cars at the property.
Meet Stephen & Dawn ..
Stephen and Dawn Rowlands are the owners of Cae Llwyn Breaks, a family friendly site based on a farm in the heart of the countryside just outside Rhayader.
Cae Llwyn Breaks offers a unique opportunity for everyone to enjoy and experience the peace and beauty of Mid Wales.
The site comprises of two log cabins which were Stephen and Dawn's first venture and they soon got the staycation buzz and expanded to host an additional six lodges and four luxury glamping tents!
A short drive directly off the A44 means the site is lucky enough to be fantastically located for all types of getaways! Bring your walking boots, bikes or books and cycle or walk the many Mid Wales trails for the adventurers amongst us! Or simply spend your stay relaxing in your own private terrace equipped with your own hot tub and fire pit. Not forgetting our newly installed children's play area too for keeping your little ones entertained.
Reviewed on 23/12/2020
We had such an amazing time.
Wales was beautiful, the lodge was perfect and the owners were lovely!
Reviewed on 28/02/2022
We had a lovely time, thank you! It was a really relaxing break – just what we needed. Stargazing in the hot tub on a night time was just amazing! The surrounding settings are beautiful!
Reviewed on 22/03/2022
Reviewed on 26/03/2022
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The location and waking up with the beautiful scenery was just bliss! We spent most of our time in the hot tub which is one of the main reasons we booked this lodge and it didn’t let us down!