On our first night we stayed at the Beili Nueadd bunkhouse in Rhayader. The bunkhouse is situated about 2 miles outside of Rhayader on a smallholding.

The owners were very welcoming and helpful, and the bunkhouse was immaculate until we turned up.  Alison (the owner) laid on a huge cooked breakfast for us, and a good quality packed lunch for the second day’s riding.

Beili Nueadd

The showers were hot and powerful, and there’s even  a washing machine and drying room which we took full advantage of.

On the second night we stayed in the  Bluebell Inn in Llangurig.  Again, they couldn’t have been more welcoming. Filthy riding kit was whisked away and returned clean and dry. The rooms were clean, although a couple of the showers were suspect. The food was excellent, and there’s a bar……