Shepherds View

Rhayader

Pet Friendly
Late Check Out Available
Beach (1 hour)
Shepherds Hut
Fire Pit
2 x Adults
Early Check In Available
Hampers Available
Hot Tub
Parking
Secure Garden
Bed Linen
Towels Provided
Smoke Free
Maid Service
Breathtaking Views
Kitchen
TV
Heating
Free parking on premises
Wireless internet
Patio/balcony
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Overview of Shepherds View, Shepherds Hut ..

Shepherd's View is a contemporary hut embracing a tranquil, scenic countryside location near the fascinating market town of Rhayader, Mid Wales.

Boasting homely accommodation and with a luxury hot tub to make the most of, this is the perfect romantic getaway for you and your loved one.

Enter the property and feel instantly welcome by its immaculate presentation and warming tone.

Kick back and relax on the comfy bench seat whilst watching the TV, or simply appreciating the wonderful countryside views through the beautiful stable door.

The compact kitchen area is well-equipped and finished with pristine, neutral fixtures and fittings.

To the right of the hut the cosy bench can be transformed into a double bed, also looking out towards the picturesque Rhayader countryside, the perfect sight to wake up to.

Get ready for your day in the shower room with shower, basin and toilet facility.

The outdoor area here at Shepherd's View is perhaps its finest asset, take a seat on the patio furniture or even in your own luxury hot tub with a glass of bubbly and revel in your location.

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

Hillside 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 Shepherds 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 (1 mile)
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 ingridients 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 Shepherds 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 Shepherds 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

Shepherds 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

Shepherds View is a pet friendly and accepts up to 2 dogs. There is no enclosed garden with this property so dogs are to be kept on leads whilst outside.
At no time are any dogs to be left inside the property unattended, the site is located on a working farm, please be mindful & careful around the livestock with dogs.
Additional pets may be permitted at extra cost, contact us for further information & charges.


Sleeping Arrangements

One double bed which pulls down from the dining 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

Shepherds 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, microwave, 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

Shepherds 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

Shepherds 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..

Shepherds 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.

Amazing stay By Guest Review

Reviewed on 07/11/2023

We had the most incredible stay just the two of us and the dog it was so peaceful even though there are other people around. We had fun exploring the local area and different walks we could take whilst also enjoying a lovely pub lunch.
Overall we had an amazing time! We definitely rebook and have already recommended to two other people who have also booked.

Absolutely beautiful By Guest Review

Reviewed on 26/06/2023

The Shepherds Hut was amazing. A cosy space that has everything you could need for a short stay. The scenery was absolutely beautiful and it was lovely to sit and watch the sunset from the hot tub of an evening.

Lush little getaway By Guest Review

Reviewed on 09/05/2023

We loved our 3 nights in Shepherds View.

Everything was clean and tidy, we arrived and let ourselves in with no hassle whatsoever. The views from the hot tub are incredible and it’s so peaceful. We have already booked to return as we loved it so much.

And being dog friendly with an enclosed garden makes you feel like they’ve gone the extra mile to welcome you. It’s everything I expected and more😍

We can’t wait to return!!

Coming Back Again By Durston

Reviewed on 11/08/2021

Had an amazing week! Stunning views, very peaceful and relaxing. Made great use of the Hot Tub. Shepherds View was the perfect getaway. Had everything we needed & more, clean and well kept with beautifully kept private garden, patio area and drive. What beautiful views to wake up to!

Hot Tub was Fab By Guest Review

Reviewed on 21/07/2021

Beautifully clean, amazing views!! Hot tub was fab! We were lucky & had amazing weather. Have a meal in The Crown, you won’t regret it! Have already booked our next stay. See you  next year! Thank you.