George Borrow - view

George Borrow Hotel


Some of John's guests relaxing in the hotel garden.
Some of John's guests relaxing in the hotel garden.


This is a family run hotel on the outskirts of Ponterwyd, a village just north of Devil's Bridge and at the western edge of the Cambrian Mountains, overlooking the Rheidol Gorge. The owners, Rob and Karen Atkinson and daughter Claire, always offer a warm welcome and personally supervise every aspect of the hotel. All the bedrooms are en suite. There are two bars and the restaurant and guest lounge have lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Instead of a set evening meal menu, our guests are given an allowance enabling them to select from an extensive menu. They can choose to exceed the allowance, at extra cost, or remain within it.

Birdwatching can be enjoyed from the hotel garden and birds regularly seen include Red Kites, Buzzards, Ravens, Dippers and Grey Wagtails. A pleasant walk can be taken along a track which leads down the valley from the hotel.

The daily Aberystwyth National Express coach service from London, Birmingham and Shrewsbury stops at the hotel, arriving in time for dinner.
Several of our guests have chosen to use this service and leave their cars at home.

Birdwatching Holidays"All the staff at the George Borrow Hotel went out of their way to ensure my stay was comfortable and memorable; please pass on my thanks to all concerned for their exceptional service." Mr W (Sussex)






The George Borrow hotel offers very good food, including vegetarian dishes and special diets are well catered for.
Guests with special diets are also well catered for. Guest bedrooms are well appointed and single occupancy is available for no extra charge. There is plenty of off-road parking.

Mid Wales Birdwatching HolidaysWhat To Bring :

Binoculars. (Our telescope can be used by guests and we have spare binoculars).
Walking boots or shoes. Rucksack. (We can provide if necessary).
Sun hat and sun cream.
Healthy appetite!
Suitable outdoor clothing for all types of weather.

"Thank you very much for making our holiday a great success. Excellent birdwatching, super food and lovely company." Mr and Mrs M (Suffolk)

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