Overlooking the Black Mountains, Cabalva Estate is a traditional sheep, beef and perry pear farm situated in one of the most beautiful landscapes in Britain.

For an unforgettable holiday in one of our unique holiday properties you can choose between Mill Cottage, a delightful one bedroom house on the banks of the River Wye, and Cwm Pelved – a stunning six bedroom property with unrivalled views.

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Something for everyone

Set on the banks of the Wye, Cabalva Mill Cottage is the perfect starting point for your adventures.

Set on the banks of the Wye, Cabalva Mill Cottage is the perfect starting point for your adventures.


Flick a fly on the famous River Wye for a salmon or trout. By prior arrangement, ghillie available.


Explore the Black Mountains or follow in the footsteps of famous local curate Francis Kilvert. Discover the beautiful Elan Valley:, and hike along the ancient Offas Dyke path:


The River Wye is one of the premier destination for canoeing in the UK. Why not have a go right from your own river frontage?

Horse riding

Bryngwyn riding centre.

Mushroom hunting

A fascinating day out touring the spectacular Elan Valley with mushroom expert Daniel Butler.


Bird watching 

Learn about local bird life and their songs, on a walkabout with Phil Ward of the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust. 

Reading & Mooching

Spend hours in the second hand bookshops of Hay on Wye.


Noted as the destination for one of the UK's best bike rides, Hay really does make for the perfect two-wheeled base. Bring your own or rent locally, and enjoy the stunning surroundings an a few hills! Bike hire: Guided mountain bike trails:

Activities Galore!

Gorge walking, archery, team building, climbing abseiling, raft building, canoeing  and many more activities to choose from

Dining Out

Here is are just a few of the great places to eat out when in the area.

  • The Tram at  Eardisley is a lovely, family friendly pub with a garden and local ales.
  • The Stagg at Titley was the first pub to be awarded a Michelin star in 2001. It has a great reputation and is beloved of food journalists. You may need to book in advance.
  • Tomatitos, is a new tapas bar and restaurant in Hay-on-Wye 
  • Shepherds Ice cream parlour is a coffee house and ice cream parlour in Hay. The ice-creams are all made from local sheep’s milk.


 ...and when you're back from a busy day.

 ...and when you're back from a busy day.