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Drovers Retreat is a haven of peace in the heart of the Welsh Borders. A sympathetically converted single-story stome barn, it offers 4* accommodation for up to four adults (plus an additional sofa bed if needed). There is a games barn attached with pool, table football and darts.

The secluded accommodation offers great privacy, and is an exclellent centre for stunning walks or cycle rides either straight from the doorstep or a short distance away. Offa's Dyke Path and Visitors Centre is at the nearby market town of Knighton (10 miles), and Glyndwr's Way also passes through Knighton. Even around Drovers Retreat there are superb walks in the Radnor Forest (which is 'forest' in its old meaning of a wild place).

We have compiled a guide to a range of local walks  - available at the property where a well used local OS map can be borrowed. Carolyn can advise routes with boots not car. To plan ahead you should equip yourself with OS 'Explorer' no 200 which includes Drovers Retreat and also covers the Elan Valley reservoir area. For Knighton, Presteigne and Kington choose OS 'Explorer' 201. (Why is it that wherever we choose to stay we are on the map edge or fold!)

Accommodation details

Bob and Carolyn Kennard
Dolau, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5TL, UK
Two bedrooms - one double, one twin – £90-£147


Bike wash facility
Dogs welcome
En suite facilities
Horse box parking
Accommodation Offering Stabling or Grazing
Independent stables half a mile away. Enquire for prices
Secure cycle storage
Wifi available