A comfortable 20 mins drive will bring you to the magnificent Elan Valley area, stretching over 70sq miles. The dams & reservoirs are the working legacy of remarkable Victorian engineering & the visitor centre & café are definitely worth a visit. You can stroll, picnic, hike, cycle or mountain bike, or perhaps enjoy a spot of birdwatching or fishing. Visit Rhayader, on the River Wye & gateway to the Elan Valley, with its Red Kite Feeding Station & Royal Crystal workshops. The historic town of Llandrindod Wells, can be reached within 10mins, with its stately Rock Park & lake, golf course, numerous restaurants & pubs. The Rock Park spa treatment rooms were originally used in the Victorian era. Close by is the fascinating house of Abbey Cwm Hir & churchyard & within easy reach are Builth Wells, the Royal Welsh showground & the historical spa town of Brecon. The coastline of West Wales easily accessible within an hr for a day out on the beach. Shop, pub & restaurant 1 mile.