Drovers Lodge is a beautiful secluded lodge sleeping up to 6 people with a balcony and private garden with a bbq area. It has its own parking and offers extensive views across the Wye Valley from the Brecon Beacons to the Black Mountains. Situated on a working farm its the perfect base for exploring the area and as a base for walking,canoeing, wild swimming, pony trekking and a host of other activities. Your well - behaved furry friends are welcome to accompany you.
A spacious lodge with a log burner and a basket of wood - enjoy extensive views eastwards over Herefordshire and west over Wales and the Brecon Beacons National Park. Situated on a working farm, Drovers Lodge offers luxurious accommodation for up to 6 people in 1 double bedrooms (en suite, a twin bedded room and a third bedroom with bunk beds. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you will need including a washing machine - the open plan lounge and dining areas is comfortable and offers tv with freeview, a log burner with a basket of complimentary logs and French doors that open out to the balcony where you can sit with your loved ones and enjoy watching the sunrise and sunsets - there is a private garden with garden furniture and a barbecue area - perfect for relaxing and enjoying a tipple with your family after enjoying a busy day with all the activities the local area has to offer.
Drovers Lodge is situated on the same farm as Red Kite Lodge and both can be booked together (subject to availability for larger family and friend groups)
The Offa's Dyke runs just a few hundred meters from the farm as well as the Begwyns, which has many areas to walk and fantastic views. Hay on Wye is just 4 miles drive away, which is greatly recognised for its famous book shops, in particular the Richard Booth Book Shop, which has a cinema and cafe, many secondhand and vintage shops, cafes restaurants and pubs, a good butchers and deli. Shepherds ice cream parlour is definitely worth a try! Hay on Wye is renowned for its annual "Hay Literary Festival" which is held around the May Bank Holiday. Hay Bluff and the Black Mountains offer a fine place to sit or walk, canoe hire on the River Wye with various collection points down stream.
A trip to Brecon and the Brecon Beacons offers fantastic walking whilst the many quite country roads and a Mecca for cycling. For the fisherman or women the Middle Wye is just stones throw away and permits to fish can be arranged through the Wye and Usk Foundation or through local contacts. Jim the owner is a keen fisherman and is always on hand for chat (you will require a national rod licenceThere is a great pub 2 miles away at Rhydspence called The Rhydspence Inn, good food and atmosphere, downhill on the way down, a challange on the way home! The Roast Ox at Painscastle also has good food, and is about a 4 mile drive.