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Delightful kitchen with views to match
A bright and airy living space with double bed
Thoughtful touches throughout the property
A warming wood burner for those cosy evenings
Your four-legged friend will feel at home in front of the fire
Indoor shower room with WC
Super shepherds hut with own private wood fired hot tub
Enjoying the view
Experience the great outdoors as you enjoy your evening meal
The bespoke wood fired hot tub can be enjoyed well into the evening
Breath-taking views from Dinefwr Castle of the National Trust Park
Aberglasney House and gardens are well worth a visit
The Millennium Coastal Path is a 13 miles pedestrian walk and cycle way
Visit The National Botanic Garden of Wales with its Great Glasshouse to enjoy
Burry Port with stunning views of the Gower Peninsula and Carmarthen Bay
Explore Carreg Cennen Castle, less than a 10-minute drive away
1 / 16  Delightful kitchen with views to match
2 / 16  A bright and airy living space with double bed
3 / 16  Thoughtful touches throughout the property
4 / 16  A warming wood burner for those cosy evenings
5 / 16  Your four-legged friend will feel at home in front of the fire
6 / 16  Indoor shower room with WC
7 / 16  Super shepherds hut with own private wood fired hot tub
8 / 16  Enjoying the view
9 / 16  Experience the great outdoors as you enjoy your evening meal
10 / 16  The bespoke wood fired hot tub can be enjoyed well into the evening
11 / 16  Breath-taking views from Dinefwr Castle of the National Trust Park
12 / 16  Aberglasney House and gardens are well worth a visit
13 / 16  The Millennium Coastal Path is a 13 miles pedestrian walk and cycle way
14 / 16  Visit The National Botanic Garden of Wales with its Great Glasshouse to enjoy
15 / 16  Burry Port with stunning views of the Gower Peninsula and Carmarthen Bay
16 / 16  Explore Carreg Cennen Castle, less than a 10-minute drive away

Beacons Hot Tub Retreat

Llandyfan, Brecon Beacons
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Romantic
Glamping
Shepherd Hut
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A beautiful shepherds hut overlooking idyllic countryside
  • Enjoy your own private, wood-fired hot tub
  • Lovely area for walkers and cyclists, the perfect destination for getting away from it all
  • In the grounds of an equestrian centre, with riding lessons & stabling available
Property code: 65190

A super shepherds hut enjoying lovely country views by day, stargazing at night, with a quality interior and a superb outside space with your very own bespoke hot tub.

Lose yourselves in the beauty of rural Wales with a stay at this exquisite shepherd’s hut, on an equestrian centre, close to the edge of the scenic Brecon Beacons. Set up for two guests, but also welcoming three dogs, this charming holiday home is ideal for a romantic getaway. Stable your horse on site or take riding lessons; find fabulous paths to follow on foot and visit beauty spots and market towns in the area. Return to the welcoming hut to light the wood burner and soak in the hot tub. Climb the steps up into the enchanting shepherd’s hut to find bright, open-plan accommodation. Bask in the glow of the wood burner, prepare tasty meals to enjoy inside or out and absorb the magical views. At the end of your busy day, lay your head on the double bed at the sleeping end of the accommodation. Find there is a shower room with WC, inside too. Make the most of the setting by unwinding out on the decked terrace with a glass of wine or in the steaming wood-fired hot tub, while the BBQ heats up on fine evenings. Find parking for two cars at the hut. Head into the national park to indulge in scenic walks and cycle rides. Hike 3 miles to reach impressive Carreg Cennen Castle, which stands on a hilltop and dates back to the 13th century. Drive 5.5 miles to walk in the leafy parkland at Gelli Aur Country Park or 8 miles to wander around beautiful Aberglasney Gardens. Venture into Llandeilo, 4 miles away, to explore the pretty streets of the Welsh town, pause in cafes and restaurants and browse in colourful, independent shops. Visit the National Trust’s Dinefwr, 5.5 miles from your base, to walk in the parkland and see the castle.

  • 1 bedroom - double
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric combination microwave/convection oven, hob and fridge
  • Wood fired hot tub- please note the hot tub will not be hot on arrival
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Riding lessons and stabling available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included (rural location which can affect the Wi-Fi signal including that of a mobile phone reception)
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 3 miles
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 44 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lucy 12th February 2024

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This is a fabulous shepherd's hut, so cosy and inviting. We had a lovely time despite the constant rain every day, and were warm and dry inside the hut in the evenings. It was so lovely to be off grid and we relaxed to a whole new level. The hot tub was amazing but was too much to keep hot for more than a couple of days. The time we spent in there Read morewas fabulous though! I would recommend this lovely get-away, we really enjoyed ourselves. Hide

Reviewed by Amy 7th January 2024

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Really nice stay away. Host was really lovely and accommodating to us. Nice to get away from reality for a few days and plenty of places to take our dogs for a walk. Would recommend this place to anyone wanting a little getaway trip. Was nice to be without signal to just enjoy and take it all in.

Reviewed by Ben 18th December 2023

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Reviewed by Liz 11th November 2023

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A lovely Shepherds Hut, perfect for 2 and your dog. Amazing hot tub and a never-ending supply of logs to keep the tub, log burner and bbq going. Simply equiped for cooking (2 rings and a microwave). WiFi interesting! Happy to recommend and would book again.

Reviewed by Karen 3rd November 2023

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A lovely, cute hut. We had a lovely time. The bed is so comfy. The setting is lovely too. If you want peace, this is it. We loved the fact that we were shut off from the world - no mobile signal and no TV. You can get mobile signal outside the hut if that is important to you. The doggies enjoyed the outdoor area - it isn't big but enough to mooch. Read moreWe just relaxed the whole time. Unfortunately, the weather was bad so we did not get the chance to use the hot tub, but I'm sure it is lovely. Hide

Reviewed by Natalia 13th October 2023

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Reviewed by Louise 15th September 2023

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An absolutely lovely little retreat in a beautiful area of Wales. The hosts were absolutely amazing and so helpful. The hut was equipped with everything we could have needed and the hot tub was lush and was a god send for soaking our aches away after a days walking and exploring in the brecon beacons. The tub took a while to heat up but it was so wRead moreorth it! We didnt want to leave, and we will definitely be back Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 8th September 2023

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3 of us along with 3 dogs stayed here for a long weekend. The fence around the hut is perfectly secure, perfect for our 2 large breeds. The hot tub is lovely! Takes some time To get hot but once hot, it stays hot! The views are beautiful, facilities fine. The shower was lovely and hot. The bed is comfy. Signal is poor but thats perfect for an off gRead morerid relaxing weekend. We will be back. Hide

Reviewed by Carol 25th August 2023

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The Beacons hot tub retreat was quaint, secluded, cosy and peaceful. My husband, our dog Crystal and I stayed for one week end of August, even though the weather was not great we had an amazing time, especially relaxing in the hot tub after exploring.

Reviewed by Heather 18th August 2023

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Lovely wee shepherd's hut with everything you need for your break. Located on an Equestrian yard but not overlooked, very private with beautiful view of the countryside, good base for exploring the Brecon Beacons and Carmarthenshire. Nice enclosed space for the dogs to roam at the hut too. Wood fired hot tub is very relaxing after a long day explorRead moreing. It does take roughly 4hrs for it to warm up but well worth it. Hosts, Penny and Tim were very nice and made us feel very welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Lucy 13th August 2023

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Lovely little hut, great hot tub bit tricky to light sometimes but definitely worth it! Gorgeous view and location

Reviewed by Juliet 14th July 2023

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Had a lovey week at the hot tub retreat. Very quiet, peaceful and a great base for exploring. Our dogs loved it too. The owners Penny and Tim are lovely helpful people. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Nicola 6th July 2023

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Really nice place if your looking for a quiet break away from the modern world this is the place the views are amazing and it's very quiet not far from nice walks and scenic views. Penny and Tim were fantastic hosts. In the Hot tub at night looking at the stars is perfect relaxation.

Reviewed by Amanda 29th June 2023

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Fantastic 4 night stay here on 29.06.23. The hut was clean and cozy. Perfect little getaway for myself,husband and our 2 dogs. The welcome pack on dining table came in great use. The owners were lovely and very helpful. The hut is set just on the outskirts of an esquestrian centre and is hidden out of the way so feels very private with some beautifRead moreul views. We used the hot tub only once .You really do need to be generous with logs to get it to a good heat. Loved our time here Lots to see locally Hide

Reviewed by Ella 26th June 2023

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Cosy shepherds hut but big enough to accommodate us and 3 medium sized dogs. Great to be able to relax knowing the dogs were safe in the fenced garden. Lovely views and walks near by if you can find the footpaths. Maps were provided in the hut. 5 mins from a small town with take aways and a Co op. The hut has a microwave and double electric hob. FrRead moreiendly welcome from the owner. V peaceful location. Wood fired hot tub worth the effort and still warm the next morning. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 16th June 2023

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Perfect hideaway for a romantic weekend away to switch off and recharge the batteries !! Amazing hot tub once fully heated and compact shepherds hut with everything you need to relax !!

Reviewed by Julie 19th May 2023

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We had the most relaxing holiday ever . Accommodation was great the hot tub was very welcome after a long day walking.

Reviewed by Grace 12th May 2023

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Absolutely wonderful stay, super comfy and clean! We had a very relaxing time soaking in the hot tub and looking out at the spectacular views. The owners were very friendly and accommodating, 10/10!

Reviewed by Alan 1st May 2023

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Beautiful, quiet , out of the way location but not too far from anything you might need . Great place to stay , we have 3 dogs and it was perfect for them with the secure garden area . The wood fired hot tub was great too !

Reviewed by Lisa 24th April 2023

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we had an amazing stay, comfortable, clean, not really good for the Wifi but it was a relaxing stay and worth the money, very friendly and helpful owners. we would visit again.

Reviewed by Brian 21st April 2023

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I would highly recommend this property. Whether you just want to relax in the hot tub all day with piece and quiet, head for walks over the Beacons or along the coastal path this is definitely the place for you. We will definitely be returning soon

Reviewed by Rhian 12th April 2023

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Wow - such a beautiful place to escape life. Loved the walks, log fire , hot tub and the quietness. We ventured to carreg cennen castle which was a lovely walk. Thank you for a lovely relaxing stay.

Reviewed by Reena 2nd April 2023

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Beautiful secluded stay. If you want to be completely off grid, this is the place to stay. No WiFi, minimal phone signalno distractions. We took out three dogs, outside area is secure for the dogs to roam without worry. Decking is perfect for alfresco dining. The hot tub takes work, but is worth the effort. Penny and Tim were very helpful with rectRead moreifying a couple of minor issues we had. The hut is very well equipped, would highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Rosina 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Laura 30th December 2022

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Beautiful shepherd's hut equipped with everything we needed. The little log burner was effective at keeping us warm and cosy even in winter. The private and secure area around the hut and hot tub were perfect for our dogs too. We loved our stay.

Reviewed by Kirstey 28th November 2022

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Beautiful cosy hut with everything you need. No TV or oven but neither a particular problem, they weren't missed. We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Stephanie 18th November 2022

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Lovely shepherd's hut. Beautiful location and plenty of walks nearby. Our 3 dogs loved it.

Reviewed by David 7th November 2022

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Had such a lovely stay, Tim and Penny were great. Hot tub was lovely once we got it up to temperature. Really relaxing place to stay.

Reviewed by Denis 15th October 2022

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Enjoyable stay at the very comfortable, cozy shepherds hut!! Took our 8 week old baby with us, plenty warm enough with the little log burner!! The hot tub was lovely despite taking ages to warm up initially it kept its temperature once warmed up. There was combined training there while we stayed and was able to go and watch which bring an equestriaRead moren was a bonus. Shops were nice and local, went for a drive too, popped into franks icecream which was delicious! Not far from the site. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 26th September 2022

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Reviewed by Kate 12th September 2022

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Very homely and everything we needed. Really relaxing atmosphere.

Reviewed by Gail 5th September 2022

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Lovely shepherds hut cleverly laid out with really good use of space. The log fired hot tub was amazing especially after a full days walking. Everyone in the local area were very friendly and Penny & Tim made us very welcome & made sure that we had everything we needed to make our stay fantastic.

Reviewed by Tom 29th August 2022

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Very Cosy . Great location. Penny and Tim are excellent hosts.

Reviewed by Tracey 1st July 2022

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The hot tub was beautiful there's everything you need. The shops super market a 5 minute drive. The takeaways are freshly cooked. And the views are to die for.

Reviewed by Grace 24th June 2022

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Lovely location, very cute shepherds hut! Wood fired hot tub was a giggle to get going one afternoon, not as relaxing as a regular plumbed in jacuzzi but pretty fun. My dog loved the little garden and theres some lovely touches in the hut.

Reviewed by Andy 17th June 2022

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The Shepherds hut is very compact but provided clever storage for all our belongings. The secure fenced area around it means the dog could safely be free. The views are stunning and the front of the property gets the sun all day. A real gem of a place to escape to.

Reviewed by Sharon 13th June 2022

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Amazing escape from our busy lives.

Reviewed by Victoria 16th May 2022

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We stayed here for four nights on our mini-moon and it was perfect location. With three dogs to keep an eye on the fact that the garden is enclosed is a godsend. The cabin itself is cosy but, even with three large dogs, plenty spacious enough for us. Beautiful view over the fields and lovely hosts. Will definitely be coming back

Reviewed by Jess 13th May 2022

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We had a wonderful long weekend at the Cabin. The view is amazing and Penny and Tim were so friendly and helpful. Great location for exploring the Welsh countryside and only an hour from the coast. We cant wait to stay again.

Reviewed by Sue 5th April 2022

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We enjoyed a lovley relaxing break the log burner was the best

Reviewed by Neisha 29th March 2022

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Beautiful hut, we loved every minute of our stay! The owners we very welcoming and made sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed through out our stay. The hot tub was lovely. There is no oven so bare that in mind, there is also no signal in the hut and is limited outside too, it was nice to be able to switch off from our phones. Would Read morehighly recommend staying here Hide

Reviewed by Antonia 20th March 2022

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What an absolute pleasure it was to stay here. We booked 3 nights for our anniversary and it was the perfect 3 nights. Our dog was safely enclosed in the hut area which was superb to allow us to relax, we managed to get the hot tub HOT! So how you could have dropped a teabag in there and had a giant brew! Hot tub is huge and once up to temperature Read moreis easy to keep ! Had beautiful evenings laying in it watching the shooting stars! Hut is clean, tidy and plenty of space. Absolutely 12/10 Hide

Reviewed by Iglika 4th March 2022

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We stayed two nights and watched the most amazing sunrise both mornings. Very cosy place and had everything we needed. The hot tub takes a very long time to heat especially on a cold March day, I c as n imagine itll be much more enjoyable experience in the summer.

Reviewed by Jonathan 25th February 2022

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Gorgeous place and would be amazing with a few little changes

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Delightful kitchen with views to match
A bright and airy living space with double bed
Thoughtful touches throughout the property
A warming wood burner for those cosy evenings
Your four-legged friend will feel at home in front of the fire
Indoor shower room with WC
Super shepherds hut with own private wood fired hot tub
Enjoying the view
Experience the great outdoors as you enjoy your evening meal
The bespoke wood fired hot tub can be enjoyed well into the evening
Breath-taking views from Dinefwr Castle of the National Trust Park
Show 4 moreAberglasney House and gardens are well worth a visit

Location

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