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Vulcan Lodge - the Woodman Holiday Cottage

The Woodman Lounge
Very good
6 reviews
The Woodman Lounge
The Woodman Kitchen
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Bathroom with Beams
Searle Kitchen
Woodman Bathroom
Woodman Bedroom
Woodman Bedroom
Winter in Rhayader
Winter Sun from Rhayader Bridge
Fun in the Park
The Wye in Rhayader Park
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Castle Mound, Rhayader
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Craig Goch Reservoir
Garreg-Ddu Reservoir
Glas Llyn
Penygarreg Reservoir
Caregg Du Reservoir
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales
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Listing #HL252937
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Reviewed 29 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013
person found this review helpful

If you want an 'away from it all' cottage with only the sound of birds then this is probably not for you. However if you want to feel like you are living in a cosy cottage without any of the inconveniences then this is great. We had not been to this area before so wanted to explore. It was good...

Management response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review about the Woodman cottage. We are glad you appreciated the convenience aspects of the location and what the surrounding area has to offer. It is always very pleasing for us to get such positive feedback.


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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

My husband and 20 month old toddler stayed here for the long weekend in August and on arrival were a bit disappointed, To call this accommodation a 'cottage' is a touch misleading. It was actually a pub that had been converted into a set of flats. The building was right next to a petrol station (from where we had to...

Management response:

Thank you for your constructive and helpful feedback. I am sorry the Woodman did not meet your expectations. We do endeavour to describe all of the cottages accurately on our website and I have reviewed the description for the Woodman. All of the points you raise are in fact referred to, but I have now rewritten parts to make them...


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joan l
Walsall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012
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We chose the cottage because we felt it were set in a prime location for walks and seeing around Mid Wales, particually the dams. When went into the cottage it was much spacious than we had imagined, yet without losing any of the cosyness it portraid. We relaxed and felt at home immediately, in fact a place we would not...

Management response:

Thank you for writing such a positive review. This is especially pleasing since it is the first review of the Woodman cottage we have received. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found the shop and cafe nearby a bonus. We look forward to seeing you again some time in the future. Elaine Zamroz, Owner


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Good size bathroom with a shower over a corner bath
Large range of board games
TV with 3-D viewing option
Blueray player
A selection of novels and DVDs
Clock/radio alarm with Ipod/Iphone docking station
Shared laundry and drying room
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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29 Sep 2017 -
5 Oct 2017
Week 39
3 nights
6 Oct 2017 -
12 Oct 2017
Week 40
3 nights
13 Oct 2017 -
19 Oct 2017
Week 41
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Included in the price: gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and tea towels, a welcome pack, cot & high chair, Wi-Fi, use of shared laundry and drying room.

Contact the owner for additional rooms and B&B rates.

Payment by cheque, debit card, electronic transfer and credit card accepted. Please note there is a 2% surcharge on credit card payments.
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About the neighbourhood
Rhayader is a vibrant town with much to offer the visitor. With its Leisure Centre, Elan Valley Visitor Centre, Museum, Community Arts Centre (CARAD), Willow Globe open air Shakespeare theatre and the Red Kite Centre it is rich in culture and interests. Each year there are a number of agricultural shows in the surrounding villages and Rhayader itself has a Grand Carnival Week with events occuring on a nightly basis over a 10 day period. There is a programme of free events at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre throughout the summer season and the Leisure Centre offers school holiday activities for children. There is also a children's playbarn 3 mils from the cottage.

With a population of just over 2,000 Rhayader has a range of shops including a Spar store and chemist. It also has 12 p...
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How to get there
Airport: Cardiff: 100.0 km
Railway: Llandrindod Wells: 12.0 km
Vulcan Lodge - the Faulkner is located in the middle of Wales. It is 2.5 hours form Cardiff, Birmingham and Manchester airports and 4 hours from Heathrow. The nearest railway station is 9 miles away in Llandrindod Wells.

The Middleton is 3 miles south of Rhayader on the A470.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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