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Apple Blossom Lodge

Garth, Mid Wales
Visit Wales - 3 star rating
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Romantic wooden cabin in an idyllic rural setting beside a pond
  • Private undercover hot tub next to the cabin for relaxing evenings
  • 1.5 miles of fishing on the River Irfon available
Property code: BN020

This craftsman-made cabin is a romantic retreat for couples and dogs looking to explore this scenic pocket of Welsh countryside.

Escape to this romantic wooden cabin in the heart of the Welsh countryside. In an idyllic rural setting beside a pond, this craftsman-made retreat boasts cosy studio-style accommodation inside and a private undercover hot tub outside – perfect for couples. During your stay, make the most of the 1.5 miles of fishing on the River Irfon, wander through the surrounding countryside with your four-legged friend or even explore the area on horseback from one of the local riding centres.

Perched beside a large pond, 25 metres from the owner’s house, this charming cabin is perfect for romantic getaways. Inside, the accommodation is bright, contemporary and open plan. A chic kitchen area occupies one end of the cabin, with a sunny lounge area overlooking the pond below at the other. A double bed is nestled into a cosy nook with a TV and rural view, perfect for those long lazy mornings. French doors open from the lounge area onto a delightful balcony with table and chairs for al fresco dining, while a private hot tub sits undercover beside the cabin – the perfect way to end a busy day on foot.

Located down a peaceful and private country lane, this rural retreat is a walker’s paradise. Set out on foot to explore the local area, following the meandering River Irfon or jump in the car to visit the Crychan Forest (12 miles) with its walking, cycling and riding trails. Take to the water with a day of kayaking or sailing on Llangorse Lake (24 miles) or simply sit and admire the view with a lakeside picnic. For supplies, head into the nearby village of Llangammarch (3 miles) where you will find a shop and pub or venture to Builth Wells (8 miles) for more amenities and historic sights.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and two ring hob, combi microwave oven and fridge
  • Wifi
  • TV with Freeview
  • Cot & highchair
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Private hot tub
  • Enclosed paddock area for dogs
  • Welcome pack provided
  • Ample off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Village shop and pub 3 miles
  • Please note there is a large pond next to the lodge and the owner's house is approx. 25 yards above the cabin
  • Minimum 2 night stays

Ceri James

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mathew 14th January 2022

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Reviewed by Jennifer 7th December 2021

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Ideal for short break. Very well equipped, comfortable and peaceful. Host was very helpful in providing information especially in terms of where we could walk our dogs locally without upsetting the farmers and sheep! Hot tub fabulous and much appreciated at end of day.

Reviewed by Piotr 22nd November 2021

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First of all, I want to thank you for the hard work to make everyone who comes to feel comfortable. The lodge was very clean, and the same is true for the area. everything you need on the spot. A very nice gesture: milk, juice, eggs and bread. Hot tube very clean and functional. The owner is very nice and polite. Beautiful surroundings, quiet withoRead moreut traffic. Very good location for exploring the whole of Brecon Beacon. I definitely recommend it to everyone looking for a nice place. Hide

Reviewed by Chantelle 14th November 2021

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Fantastic welcome pack. Lodge was lovely and warm when we arrived. Facilitys were better then expected had everything you would need in the kitchen. The lodge was spotless clean. Hot tub was amazing enjoyed after a long walk with our dog. Lodge felt very private. Great walks near by. Our friends have booked to go next year and so are we. First nighRead moret our dog Luna played with a border collie which was lovely. Just what she needed after a long drive. A really lovely holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Dawn 1st November 2021

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We spent 5 nights here, so well equipped to a high standard & clean. Beautiful views & it felt very private, but the owner was there to answer anything when needed. A lovely welcome pack was left with a few necessities & more. The hot tub was great being under cover. We loved the area & have rebooked fur next year.

Reviewed by Luke 22nd October 2021

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Weve just had a week in Apple blossom and WOW it was amazing, a beautiful location hidden away and not to far away from attractions such as the Brecon Beacons and Eden valley. Welcomed with a hamper from the owners full fo essentials to get you started.There was nothing nicer then coming home from a 4 hour walk and jumping in the hot tub! Our colliRead moree Nell also enjoyed the stay and running around the garden where she met some of the other guests dogs. We will definitely be back !! Hide

Reviewed by Susan 15th October 2021

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A lovely place to stay. Hot tub was lovely after a day of walking in the amazing countryside. Would go back again. Thank you. Debbie

Reviewed by Zoe 5th October 2021

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Fantastic place to stay! Very clean, quiet and private. Ideal for a romantic break away. We will certainly be booking again in the future! X

Reviewed by Michele 1st October 2021

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What a lovely lodge in a beautiful area. Nice to get away from the city and just relax in the beautiful countryside. Lodge had everything we needed for relaxing weekend. And bonus was the hot tub. Welcome pack on arrival was really nice touch. Hopefully be back again soon.

Reviewed by Samuel 26th September 2021

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An amazing stay with amazing hosts! Always very helpful with recommendations for local area etc. the hot tub was Devine and it was just a really nice comfy, cute stay. Toilet area a tad small, but manageable.

Reviewed by Clare 20th September 2021

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A truly idyllic little spot, surrounded by hills and sheep. We loved everything, the surroundings, hot tub, bbq, gardens and would love to return. A great escape for me and my husband

Reviewed by Ryan 13th September 2021

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Had a great week away in apple lodge, there was everything you needed within the lodge and more as we was welcomed by a lovely welcome basket. Owners very polite and friendly, location was gorgeous and so quiet then finished off everyday with the lovely hot tub! Thank you for an amazing break

Reviewed by Megan 27th August 2021

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We had an amazing stay in a beautiful lodge. The venue was lovely and clean, was well equipped and the owners had created a lovely welcome basket filled with goodies! It was a peaceful setting with stunning views. It was the perfect getaway and I hope to come back in the future!

Reviewed by Ruth 21st August 2021

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Reviewed by Shane 26th July 2021

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Lovely location just what we needed, lots of peace, quiet, stunning views and walks, Debbie the host was fantastic, we even made a new friend in Geoffrey the farm sheep dog :)

Reviewed by Michael 6th July 2021

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Fantastic break lovely lodge and the quality of the welcome pack

Reviewed by Tommy 27th June 2021

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Reviewed by Dawn 18th June 2021

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wonderful location, peaceful with lots of trees and private setting with a lovely pond where you would see all the birds floating on the top no road noise it was very quiet, Debbie and her daughter were most helpful directing the places to visit, the log cabin was beautiful, everything you need for a short break welcome pack was great a good selectRead moreion to keep us going till we were familiar with shops etc, The hot tub was a must after we spent a few of our days walking exploring the area Hide

Reviewed by Tracy 15th May 2021

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We had a very relaxing holiday, the location was stunning. Welcome basket was lovely and milk in the fridge. Will definitely be going back. Loved the hot tub.

Reviewed by Ian 19th April 2021

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A great place to stay if you want total relaxation, a beautiful setting ideal for seeing parts of mid Wales. Hot tub a real bonus for relaxing if been out& about all day. Owners very friendly & obliging if any problems arise. Would definitely go back again

Reviewed by Martin 29th March 2021

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Excellent accommodation in a beautiful part of Wales. The owner Debbie was lovely and more than helpful. Will definitely be going back.

Reviewed by Anita 14th December 2020

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We had a wonderful stay in the cottage with our dog. The cottage is equipped with everything we needed. The location was good, 15 minutes drive from the main town and supermarket. The hot tub was an added bonus and it was lovely for the cold evenings. We will definitely be back in the future. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Steve 9th November 2020

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Reviewed by Mrs Harker October 2020

The host could not do enough for us. Was our anniversary whilst we was there. She sourced wine for us that was waiting for us when we got there. Gave us lots of advice. The lodge was lovely. The hot tub was amazing and the whole place is a credit to debbie and her husband

Reviewed by Mr Jones September 2020

Superb location just what we needed for a peaceful break in the hills - ideal for two people and the dog - view from the hot tub was excellent

Reviewed by Miss Sealey September 2020

Lovely, clean and tidy lodge. Everything you need to get away from it all. A hot tub to relax in every day surrounded by lovely views.

Reviewed by Miss Zebedee July 2020

Apple Blossom Lodge (as we found it is called when we got there) was perfect for what we wanted. Out of the way down a private lane, with only sheep (& the lovely owners nearby if needed) for company but still well placed to explore the local area. The lodge was clean and well stocked for everyday needs (kettle, toaster, oven etc and a lovely welcoRead moreme pack) It is well maintained & set by a pond that has a small waterfall, always nice to hear running water. The hot tub was a nice bonus for soaking tired muscles at the end of a day exploring. If you want to get away from it all, this (or any other of the 3 lodges owned by the same people) is the perfect place. Hide

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Location

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The Brecon Beacons is a vast, mountainous and rural region of Wales. Stretching 42 miles from east to west and covering an area of 520 square miles, the Brecon Beacons is dominated by the National Park of the same name. Split into three main areas, the Black Mountain in the west, the Brecon Beacons National Park and Fforest Fawr in the middle, and the Black Mountains in the east; each is a wild, bold and inspiring place to visit on holiday. With 1232 miles of public trails which includes the 95-mile-long Beacons Way, it’s a wayfarer’s delight. One of four Dark Skies Reserves in the UK (and one of 11 in the world), stargazers can delight in the open night sky, to enjoy the darkness in full splendour. The Fforest Fawr is a UNESCO Global Geopark because of its important geology and a need to conserve and protect the area from negative over development.

Stay at a self-catering cottage in the mountains and cascading woodlands or out on the moors; you can also stay in one of the Brecon Beacon’s lovely towns like Hay-on-Wye, Crickhowell, Llangorse or Brecon. Outdoor lovers will enjoy a choice of easy to challenging treks up and around Sugar Loaf Mountain, Carn Pica, Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad, Pen y Fan, or Hatterall Ridge (and many more besides). Take in uniquely Welsh attractions like Dan-yr-Ogof (the National Showcaves Centre for Wales), The Big Pit Mining Museum, Llanthony Priory, Carreg Cennen Castle, Fourteen Locks, and the Brecon Beacons Mountain Railway. Wildlife abounds in the Brecon Beacons, and it’s a great place to spot red kites and discover the successful story of their reintroduction to the UK’s skies at the Red Kite Centre. There’s so much to do for outdoor lovers and extreme sports fans here, so why not book your self-catering holiday in the Brecon Beacons today?

Our holiday cottages across the Brecon Beacons have been carefully selected. From dog-friendly cottages in the countryside to large farmhouses on the mountainsides and everything in between, we have a holiday in the Brecon Beacons to suit you.

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