Drovers Rest

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Drovers Rest

Come free range with us at Drovers Rest for a truly unforgettable earthy farm holiday, well-being or corporate retreat! or memorable group gathering.

Breaks here are relaxed, carefree & slow, filled with camaraderie, lively banter, laughter, good food & oodles of good old-fashion farm fun.

Our 16thC working sheep farm has been the resting stop of shepherds for centuries as they drove their sheep through Wales to the London Markets. They were called Drovers, hence our name & we think its pretty apt for farm holidays & retreats too!

For your break with us you can expect a truly spectacular rural setting, off the beaten track, where the stars shine bright at night.

Nestled at the foothills of the Black Mountains, only a stones throw from famous Hay-on-wye & the Brecon Beacons National Park, so if you can manage to drag yourself away from the farm, there is plenty to do in the area.

Choose glamping in one of our 5 super posh Drover’s Tents with your very own shower!

Rest in one of our 2 recently renovated Drover’s Holiday Cottages. No nearby roads so you can roam free, plenty of animals mooching about, daily Farm Activities & walks.

Our stunning recently renovated chill-out barn is much talked about for its funkiness & practicality quite unique in a farm holiday venue. It’s ideal for large family/friend gatherings, corporate retreats, well-being breaks & celebrations too.

A great place to chill out, it has free wifi, sky TV, a library, games, a lounge & dining area, the all important honesty bar, fire-place, farm shop & local award winning tea & coffee (& sometimes even cake!). We offer yummy daily breakfasts & communal dinners too 3 x a week made from fresh farm produce.


Visit Hay On Wye a pretty town set in magnificent countryside on the east bank of the River Wye. Hay is at the northernmost point of the Brecon Beacons National Park and is bounded by the Black Mountains to the west and south.

It is an international destination for bibliophiles, with over twenty fascinating bookshops to browse, many selling specialist and collectable books. There are also many boutique shops and what must be one of the most luxurious small cinemas in the country!

Walking in Hay On Wye is the easiest way to enjoy outdoor activities, get closer to nature and leave behind the hustle and bustle of modern everyday life.

Visit Herefordshire and explore a county of rolling, green countryside interrupted by villages steeped in history and interest. There’s plenty to see and do but there’s no escaping the sense of peace and fresh air.

Find events in Hay On Wye, what’s happening, when and where, during your stay.


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Hay on wye HR3 6AG Drovers Rest, Llanycoed, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordhsire, HR3 6AG, UK
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OPENING TIMES: Easter – End of October

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