Charlotte Church’s Dream Build: How to book Powys retreat stay

Singing superstar Charlotte Church is now officially taking bookings for her retreat at Laura Ashley’s former home in Mid Wales.

The singer-songwriter, 36, has been renovating the seven-bedroom Rhydoldog, near Rhayader in Powys, to turn it into a healing retreat.

And she has now announced that she is taking bookings for the property, with the first spaces showing on the site available from early 2023.

In an Instagram post, Charlotte said: “Hello darlings! I’m utterly delighted to announce that @thedreamingretreat is now ready to take bookings!

“There is such joy in my heart that I can finally share this beautiful place with you all! I, along with many talented collaborators have worked tirelessly to bring this vision to life. I just cannot wait for people to experience it.

“Please head over to @thedreamingretreat’s website for more information. We cannot wait to welcome you to our magical retreat.”

Bookings are being made through the retreat’s website at, although prices are not currently shown on the booking form.

Where you can stay

It is offering a choice of weekday or weekend retreats, with details of the rooms guests can visit also included.

The include ‘The Mushroom’, which is described as “Inspired by the wonders of mycelium (the network of fungal threads that connects all the plants of the forest together)”.

Other options include ‘The Dawn’, which is said to be decorated “to reflect the colours of sunrise”, ‘Forest Spirits’, which “honours  the design and forest reverence in Japanese culture”, and ‘The Wanderer’, which takes “natural materials and artefacts from Africa, Peru and Mexico”.

The website also offers and option for private hire.

  • Charlotte’s work to renovate the property has been documented on Charlotte Church’s Dream Build, which airs from 9pm on Wednesdays on Really and discovery+.

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