Hillside View

Rhayader

Pet Friendly
Late Check Out Available
Beach (1 hour)
Shepherds Hut
Family Friendly
Fire Pit
2 x Adults, 2 x Children
Early Check In Available
Hampers Available
Hot Tub
WiFi
Parking
Secure Garden
Sleeps 4
Cot Available - bedding required
Bed Linen
Towels Provided
Smoke Free
Maid Service
Breathtaking Views
Heating
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Overview of Hillside View, Shepherds Hut ..

A fabulously unique Shepherds Hut located in the heart of rural Mid Wales with one of the most idyllic views from the doorstep.

The stunning and stylish, cosy interior make this ideal for a couples getaway, and also has the ability to cater for small families with the living area converting into bunk beds.

Located inside the property, the open plan living area provides a comfortable bench sofa where you can relax in front of the smart TV, whilst cooking up a feast in the well equipped kitchen and compact dining area.

The master double room provides this Shepherds Hut with a feeling of privacy and added luxury, waking up to the breathtaking hillside views!

The shower room is compact and well designed, like the rest of the hut, to maximise space and provide all the home comforts you need.

Hillside View is set in a private enclosed garden, where the dogs and children can use up any remaining energy at the end of the day, whilst you sit and enjoy a cool drink as the sun goes down or perhaps slip into the enticing hot tub and soak in the views.

What's more, these fabulous HAMPERS are available to pre order at this property, please order 2 weeks in advance.

Are you planning a stay for a large group? Or wish to holiday as a couple of families? We have a variety of properties on the same site so check them out if you wish to book multiple accommodations.

Valley View, Meadow View, Woodland View, Mountain View

Shepherds View, Ivys Way Marches Way, Highland View

Foxes View, Hares View, Badgers View, Otters View, Rabbits View, Hedgehogs View Burrow View

Eating & Drinking..

Planning a holiday to Hillside View 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 Out

The Crown Inn, Rhayader (2 miles)
A pet friendly Pub and Restaurant with a private and secluded Beer Garden
01597 811099

The Elan Hotel, Rhayader (2 miles)
Always a warm welcome at the Elan, serving food and drinks daily.
01597 811208

The Bell, Llanyre (8 miles)
The restaurant menu reflects the emphasis on our use of locally sourced ingredients producing fresh flavours that Wales has to offer.
01597 823959

The Unicorn Hotel, Llanidloes (10 miles)
Menus offer a variety of dishes, gluten free, vegetarian & Vegan dishes are also available.
01686 411188

The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells (12 miles)
The Head-Chef is committed to providing unforgettable dining experiences, creating mouth-watering seasonal dishes from the finest local Welsh ingredients.
01597 823700

Cafes

Ty Morgans Coffee Shop, Rhayader (2 miles)
A fresh and local Coffee Shop, Serving hand roasted coffees, hot food and fresh salads!
01597 811666

The Lost Arc, Rhayader (2 miles)
Venue. Café. Arts Centre. Serving wholesome homemade food and delicious coffee.
01597 811226

Penbont House, Elan Valley (6 miles)
Homemade cakes & food with a beautiful view from the conservatory of the Garreg Ddu reservoir.
01597 811515

Eating In

Farmgate2kitchenplate (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.

Takeaways

Turkish Delight, Rhayader (2 miles)
Serving pizzas, kebabs, burgers & chips until 10/11pm.
01597 810641

Evans Plaice, Rhayader (2 miles)
Local fish & chip shop.
01597 810317

Wing's Chinese Takeaway, Rhayader (2 miles)
Chinese cuisine.
01597 810178

Fabians Kitchen, Llandrindod Wells (12 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.
01597 824642

Local Shops / Supermarkets

Watsons Family Butchers, Rhayader (2 miles)
Local butchers selling fresh, local meats.
01597 714518

Crumptons, Rhayader (2 miles)
Local fruit & veg shop full of fresh produce.
01597 810838

Co-Op, Rhayader (2 miles)
Perfect for any essentials or ingredients you may need during your stay.

Tesco, Llandrindod Wells (12 miles)
Large supermarket.

Things To Do ..

Check out some recommended places to visit in the locality of Hillside View ..

Elan Valley, Rhayader (5 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 (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 by​.

Lion Royal Trekking Centre, Rhayader (2 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 (3 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 (10 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 (26 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.

Spring Rock Fishery, Crossgates (11 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 Hillside View 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 - £25
  • By 12pm - £50

Please let us know if you wish to add either of these to your booking and payment is to be made at the time of ordering this with us.

Maid Service

Hillside View offers a 'Maid Service' at £20 per day. Maid service includes cleaning the property, turning down the beds, as well as replacing any dirty towels and replenishing any other products.​ Upon booking please add to the notes which day you would like this service or message us to book.

Pet Friendly

Hillside View 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 Arrangements

One double bed.
Bunk beds converted from Living Area.

Linen & Towels

All bed linen is provided.
1 hand towel & 1 bath sheet are provided per guest.
If using the hot tub we recommend also bringing your own towels too!

Cots & Highchairs

We 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 Area

Hillside View 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.
There is outside seating & also a fire pit at the property, we offer Log Packages which can be found on our 'Hampers' page.

Kitchen

The kitchen comes complete with hobs, fridge with small freezer compartment, toaster & kettle.
We leave for all guests, a tea towel, sponge & cloth, tea coffee & sugar, fairy liquid, coffee for the machine, a glass bottle of locally sourced milk & a pack of the ever popular Welsh Tregroes Waffles.
Top Tip: Place one of the Tregroes Waffles over your cup of tea or coffee to leave a soft, gooey waffle which is even more delicious!
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.

Bathroom

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

Hampers

Hillside View 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-Fi

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

Heating

Hillside View is heated with radiators.

Parking

There is parking space for 2 cars at the property, parking on the grassed area is not permitted at any time.

Electric Cars

Charging of electric cars is not permitted at the property. There is a car charging station located in the town of Rhayader in Dark Lane Car Park, Rhayader, LD6 5DD

Meet Gemma, Ben and Jake..

Hillside View is a property owned by Gemma, Ben & Jake. Along with Ben & Jakes father, Howell and his grand children, three generations work to keep the site and guest experience above satisfactory, it really is a family run business!

Ben, Gemma and their 3 children live just down the road from the 'The Views' site, so they are never far away if you have any questions or enquiries about your stay.

On site, there are Underground Houses, Shepherds Huts & Glamping Pod's as well as the HolidaysWales Agency Office, so don't be afraid to drop in and say 'Hi' & if you wish to book again we can offer a 10% discount on a return stay!

'The Views' is run along side a beef and sheep farm, so you’ll see lots of our four legged friends around the place.

This property is located on a working farm.

Stunning! By Guest Review

Reviewed on 05/02/2024

stunning location with lots of local amenities and shops within a good distance surroundings also amazing particularly Elan Valley.

Excellent By Guest Review

Reviewed on 04/11/2023

We thoroughly enjoyed out stay. The shepherds hut was amazing. Location was good and easy to find. Great place.

Great little secluded stay! By Guest Review

Reviewed on 16/10/2023

We really enjoyed our stay in Hillside View.
It’s on a lovely site with great views over the countryside.
Close driving proximity to a little town with pubs, a shop and takeaways (if needed).
Very clean accommodation with a few little welcome treats, which was a nice touch.
Hot tub a really nice addition and the enclosed garden was great for the dog.

Perfect stay By Guest Review

Reviewed on 03/08/2023

Just had are second stay at hillside view and once again we had a lovely stay the hut is lovely and clean big garden and the views are amazing it was lovely to see the upkeep of the hut since we last stayed and it had had a fresh coat of paint and freshened up the weather was not on are side but we made the most of it plenty to explore near by and the girls enjoyed going to the local play centre we will definitely return again in the future Thankyou for a perfect stay!

Absolutely loved! Will be back next year! By Guest Review

Reviewed on 29/06/2023

Loved! So peaceful and a lovely place to relax! Loved all the scenery, the location is beautiful, will be back next year!

Relax & chill By Guest Review

Reviewed on 30/01/2023

We loved our stay here! It’s our 2nd time at this site. It’s perfect to relax and chill. The hot tub and outside fire are great extras. Will definitely be returning soon.

Enjoyed Ourselves By Guest Review

Reviewed on 20/12/2021

Thank you for a lovely stay! Although cut short by Covid we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Seeing the stars at night whilst in the hot tub was just perfect. Thank you!    

Memorable By Guest Review

Reviewed on 04/04/2022

Lovely weekend! Thank you so much for a memorable little trip, would definitely return!

Amazing Stay By Guest Review

Reviewed on 05/04/2022

Amazing stay, love it here! The service from the owners is outstanding. We loved our stay and will be back!

Best Memories Here By Guest Review

Reviewed on 07/04/2022

Amazing stay, don’t want to leave. Had the best memories here, will be coming back!