News

Wales is now at Alert Level 0

From Saturday 7th August legal restrictions on the number of people who can meet indoors and holiday together have been removed. All business premises can now open – there may still be additional procedures to help keep visitors and customers safe, for example table service or pre-booking of attraction tickets: always check before travelling. Note…

We are open again!

We have now reopened to accommodate guests travelling from Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Note that under the Welsh regulations, up to six people can holiday together in self catering accommodation. All outdoor visitor attractions were allowed to reopen from the 26th of April, and the majority of indoor attractions are now also open.…

Nature News June 2021

A week of glorious weather at the end of May brought all of the trees and shrubs into full leaf and the rhododendrons are all in flower now. We currently have a wonderful display of bluebells around the top bench, and the woodlands have a blue carpet of them as you drive past Cwm Belan…
Elan Valley Dam Open Days 2021

Elan Valley Dam Open Days 2021

The Elan Valley is a great day out at any time, but on open days you can visit the inside of one of the dams between 10am and 4pm. The dates for 2021 are as follows: Tuesday 13th July Tuesday 20th July Tuesday 27th July Tuesday 10th August Tuesday 17th August Tuesday 24th August Tuesday…
Vale of Rheidol Railway Reopening

Vale of Rheidol Railway Reopening

We are delighted to hear that the Vale of Rheidol narrow gauge steam railway will be reopening from the 24th of May 2021. Initially there will be two trains a day, with four trains on busier days. They have published a timetable for 2021, although the railway reserves the right to vary the published timetables…

Nature News May 2021

After nearly three weeks of mostly dry but cold weather we have had a couple of heavy rainstorms and the stream has filled up again. All of the trees are either budding or in leaf and flowers are beginning to open on the rhododendrons. Our daffodils finished flowering at the beginning of the month and…

Reopening after the Alert Level 4 Closure

Wales entered alert level 4 on the 20th of December 2020 to control the spread of coronavirus. The Welsh Government has announced that provided that Covid-19 rates do not increase, on Saturday the 27th of March stay local restrictions will be lifted to allow people to travel within Wales.  Self-contained holiday accommodation will re-open for…

Alert Level 4 Closure

Wales entered alert level 4 on the 20th of December 2020 to control the spread of coronavirus. All accommodation businesses are required to close for the duration of the alert. We have contacted the guests we had booked for the alert level 4 period and made arrangements to re-schedule their stays or refund. We hope…

Reopening After The Firebreak

We are delighted to announce that on the 9th of November 2020 we reopened Wye View following Wales’ firebreak lockdown. We are now able to welcome guests from across Wales to stay in our four self catering cottages. There are no travel restrictions within Wales. From Friday December the 4th our English guests are permitted…

Coronavirus Firebreak

A short, sharp firebreak will be introduced across Wales to help regain control of coronavirus. This means that a series of restrictive measures will be in place from 6pm Friday 23 October until 12:01am Monday 9 November 2020. All accommodation businesses are required to close for the duration of the firebreak. We have contacted the guests we had…

What’s Open, What’s Not

Updated Thursday 20th August 2020. We are seeing a gradual re-opening of tourist destinations and hospitality businesses across Mid Wales. This is a short list of what we know to be open, and what is still closed at the moment. Please tell us of any changes, and please call ahead or check social media before…
We’re Good To Go

We’re Good To Go

The easing of the Covid-19 restrictions in Wales has progressed at a slower, more cautious rate than in England, but the Welsh Government has told us to prepare to re-open self catering accommodation from Saturday the 11th of July, subject to a final decision on Thursday the 9th of July. We have been working hard…

Covid-19 Statement

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 came into force from 4.00p.m. on Thursday, 26 March. They require us as a holiday accommodation provider to close until permitted to reopen by Welsh Ministers. The closure or “lockdown” has been extended twice and currently runs up to and including the 3rd of July 2020. Welsh…

Statement from Wye View concerning non-essential travel

We have reviewed relevant guidance from the UK government, Visit Wales and Powys County Council, and sought advice from our booking agencies and our insurers to determine our response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Last night, the UK government published a document Guidance and advice to avoid non-essential travel in the UK for people planning to…

New Year, New Website

Happy new year to all of our guests! We started the new year with a new website; a fresher look and feel, plus a new booking system which shows you the full price of your stay when you make a booking enquiry. We always want our guests to get best value for their stay, so…

Wye View Receives Four Stars Again!

On the tenth of December our cottages were inspected by Visit Wales for our grading renewal – a little earlier than expected, but the Quality Advisers try to fit their visits into the quieter periods before Christmas and Easter. We had just finished some changes – all cottages now have cooker hoods and brand new…

Natural Mid Wales Map

We have always described ourselves as being in the heart of the beautiful Mid Wales countryside, and the new Natural Mid Wales map shows just how much wildlife we are surrounded by! The nearest nature reserve – Gilfach RWT – is just down the road from us, and you really can see salmon leaping in…
Discover Cambrian Mountains Map

Discover Cambrian Mountains Map

Looking for outdoor activities in the Cambrian Mountains? The Cambrian Mountains Initiative have a great interactive map which includes walking tours, mountain biking, horse riding, and even paragliding. There are also lists of food & drink spots, shopping and the many attractions around the area.