The Lake Country House and Spa
Why We Love It
- Fodor's calls it "the place to go for total Victorian country elegance"
- It's a haven for nature lovers & wildlife enthusiasts
- The Kingfisher Spa has an indoor pool, a sauna & an outdoor hot tub that overlooks the lake
- The Brecon Beacons & the Black Mountains are within easy reach
"This is the place to go for total Victorian country elegance" -- Fodor's
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The Lake Country House Hotel & Spa in Mid Wales is "the place to go for total Victorian country elegance," says Fodor's. Built in 1840 as a hunting and fishing lodge, the country-house hotel is set in 50 acres surrounded by a 3-acre lake, thick woods and beautiful rhododendron-lined pathways. The property is a haven for wildlife; herons, dippers and kingfishers can be spotted on the lake.
The property is a 30-minute drive from Brecon town center and an hour's drive from the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is a 45-minute drive from Hay-on-Wye -- a small market town referred to as the "town of books", that’s perfect for a stroll round the antique shops and a spot of afternoon tea.
The restaurant has a 300-strong wine list and favors wines of the Old World with some vintages dating back to 1959.
Bedrooms are all individually designed. Suites have a spacious lounge and bedroom area, which include a bath and separate shower. Extras include luxury bath robes, free Wi-Fi access, iPod docking stations, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and home-made biscuits. Suites are either in the main house or the lodge; suites in the lodges have double doors opening onto the grounds.
The Kingfisher Spa has an indoor pool, a sauna and an outdoor hot tub that looks out on the lake. Other facilities include a 50-foot indoor pool, a gym, a sauna and four spa treatment rooms. There's also a 9-hole par-3 golf course, a tennis court, a croquet lawn and a billiards room. Anglers can try fishing in the well-stocked trout lake, a short walk from the hotel.
- "Expect good old-fashioned values and hospitality at this Victorian country house hotel" -- The AA Hotel Guide 2015
- "This is the place to go for total Victorian country elegance" -- Fodor's
- Golf course (on-site)
- Gym / fitness center
- Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
- Indoor pool
- Tennis courts
- Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
- Room service (limited hours)
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- Complimentary parking
- Accessible path of travel
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm.
Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.
Children and additional guests:
Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available on request and in the Suite only: £15 for children aged 0 to 2, £25 per night for children aged 3 to 12, £50 for older children and adults. Children under the age of 8 years are not permitted in the spa or restaurant. Children between the age of 8 and 16 years old are only permitted to swim between 4pm and 5pm.
Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £10 per night on checkout.
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
There is a three-night minimum stay required on Christmas, and a two-night minimum stay required on New Year's Eve.
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