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Filled with various areas of natural beauty and rolling valleys, hills, and woodlands, mid-Wales has become a haven for glamping locations.
Mid-Wales has a high concentration of camping spots here thanks to its picturesque views, clear night sky, and the many activities you can do from here. If you want to camp and do so in style and comfort, you’re spoilt for choice, with there being multiple glamping options in the area.
Best Glamping in Mid-Wales
- Best Overall: Hush Hush Glamping is an award-winning stay with a lot of pedigree, offering stunning views and a peaceful, adult-only experience.
- Best for Families: Nestled in a charming woodland, Cozy Under Canvas offers an activity-full ‘cosy corner’ designed to keep children entertained and engaged.
- Best With a Hot Tub: Great House Farm is an ideal location for those looking for a hot tub, as their units are modern and offer great views while being secluded and private.
Here’s a look at the top ten glamping sites to ensure you have a luxurious style in mid-Wales.
- Adult only glamping
- Filled with friendly alpacas roaming around
- Winner of best Glamping site in Wales 2021
As a winner of Glampitect‘s Best Glamping site in Wales 2021 award, Hush Hush Glamping is a fantastic location with a lot of pedigree to live up to. Hush Hush offers a peaceful and relaxing farm stay, with stays in either Hare’s Form, a two-person log-built den, or the spacious Huacaya’s Cush that’s great for a group of four.
The location is so well adored because it offers everything, such as stunning views of Radnor Valley, a large hot tub, an opportunity for mesmerising stargazing, and the chance to spot all sorts of woodland creatures.
Hush Hush is designed to give guests some much-needed peace and quiet, meaning it’s strictly adults only. Although you may be perfectly content feeding and stroking the alpacas you’ll be sharing the farmland with, you can also journey into Radnor Forest, visit Hergest Croft Gardens, or visit Small Breeds farm Park & Owl Centre.
2. Cae Nant
- Located by the stunning Glyndŵr’s Way National Trail
- Views of the stars through their skylights
- Includes a fire pit, hammocks, and a wood-fired pizza oven
Fitted snuggly among the mesmerising Welshpool countryside, Cae Nant is a futuristic glamping spot offering two striking domes for you to stay in. Built on a smallholding surrounded by horses and other farm life, this location is the perfect place to escape it all without completely isolating yourself.
Cae Nant is only 10 minutes away from Llanfyllin, a vibrant market town that serves as an excellent hub for those exploring the area. An artist’s paradise, the town hosts multiple open studio festivals and art exhibitions annually.
Being fully furnished, Cae Nant is great for those who want to maintain their home comforts, as you’ll have access to a working shower and toilet. One of the two domes also comes with a relaxing outdoor hot tub!
Cae Nant is great for adventurous groups, as the domes can fit up to six or eight individuals snuggly, and from the site, you’ll have access to many walking routes, including the Ann Griffiths Walk that’s littered with woodland, meadow, and valley landscapes. You can also borrow bikes from the owners to help you explore further.
- Located in the heart of Welsh Woodland
- Offers seven individual pitches
- Wood-fired hot tubs with every accommodation
Cosy Under Canvas is another glamping site offering geometric dome tents, but this time they’re nestled deep in welsh woodland, beautifully disguised among the trees. The site offers seven domes; five large ones great for families and two more compact options best suited to couples looking for alone time. Each dome has a private fireplace and chimenea, a wood-burning stove, sheepskin rugs, huge beds, charming lanterns, and tea lights.
Cosy Under Canvas is a perfect destination for glamping with children, as the site offers a ‘cosy corner’ that is filled with board games and activities to keep them occupied while the adults enjoy unwinding in the hot tubs provided with every pitch.
The renowned Hay-on-Wye is only a stone-throw away from the site. This quirky village is home to one of the highest concentrations of bookstores in the world and is host to the annual Literary Festival, making it a great place to explore for all bookworms. If that doesn’t excite you, Cosy Under Canvas is situated within the idyllic Brecon Beacons national park, offering over 520 miles of natural beauty to explore.
- One of the best locations for stargazing
- Supremely modern glamping pods with TVs and WiFi
- Great access to riverside activities
Offering three luxurious glamping pods, Great House Farm is a location filled with history, having been in operation since the 1600s. With pods that can be described as a blend between a shepherd’s hut and garden shed, the dwellings are ultra-modern, offering amenities better than some flats.
With quirks like a smart TV and WiFi offered alongside comfy beds and en-suite shower rooms, inhabitants are sure to have a relaxing and comfortable stay. Each pod also has its own patio area to enjoy on warm evenings, with a fire pit and modern hot tubs.
Perched on the top of Aberedw Hills, the location offers views of the local village Erwood and the Wye Valley, with Pen Y Fan observing from a distance. From here, you can enjoy riverside activities such as fishing and canoeing or trek off for walks. However, the biggest asset of the location is that it’s in one of the few dark-sky areas in the UK, meaning that stargazing from here is dazzling.
- Great location just outside the Brecon Beacons National Park
- 100 yards from the famous Cradoc Golf Club
- Welcomed by a stunning sunrise every morning
Located on the outskirts of the Brecon Beacons, built near the former Iron Age settlement on Pen-Y-Crug, 68 Degrees West gives you supreme views of the valleys, hills, and riverways surrounding the site. From within their pods, you’ll wake up to a stunning sunrise over the crinkled Black Mountains, setting you up for a breathtaking day.
Only 100 yards away from the Cradoc Golf Club, 68 Degrees West gives you excellent access if you fancy a round. Alternatively, you also have the entire Brecon Beacons to venture into, offering its guests a choice to shape their stay in whatever way they want.
The facilities are very modern, with its two timber pods and facility room being recently renovated. The pods are fitted with double-glazed doors to keep out any chill and are equipped with a stove and functional kitchenette for cooking. Each pod sleeps four individuals, but there’s also space to pitch your tents in the meadow beyond.
With Brecon just 3 miles away, it is a great location for grub and local information before you adventure deep into the Brecon Beacons.
6. Wye Glamping
- Three unique yurts
- Views of beautiful starry nights
- Great location close to many nearby activities
Wye Glamping offers unique and charmingly decorated canvas yurts, an excellent place for people to enjoy the Wye valley area. With three yurts to choose from, each pitch is situated along a peaceful stream, far enough from each other to enjoy some privacy while also being close enough for large groups to congregate and enjoy a holiday together.
The yurts are spacious, named after the crops grown in the site’s marble field, and fit a family of five or four adults, and each offers something unique. Barley is situated in a plot that enjoys a lot of natural sunlight; Wheat is the most private, whereas Maize gets some of the best panoramic views of the area.
Each yurt has its skylight for you to stargaze from the comfort of your bed, and the location has clear skies thanks to low light pollution. Using antique and stylish furniture, your stay in Wye glamping will be comfortable and fun.
From Wye Glamping, you can access many nearby activities like pony trekking, canoeing, and multiple great walks. Hay on Wye and Brecon is also near, two great market towns ideal for a relaxing mooch.
- An ideal spot to get away from it all
- Isolated and private location
- Not far from the coast or Snowdon
Offering two wooden, bunker-shaped glamping pods with their own patio, hot tub, outdoor seating, and fencing for privacy; as well as a single converted railway carriage, Cwmllwyd Getaways is a fantastic glamping location.
Everything is self-contained in your private dwelling, meaning you can enjoy the peaceful scenery without being disturbed by others. All glamping pitches have their own kitchenette, en-suite bathroom, and electricity, allowing you to enjoy nature without sacrificing your home comforts.
Staying at Cwnllwyd Getaways is to get away from it all and slow down. Your time here will be filled with short ambles around the location, reading, and watching the welsh country lifestyle pass you by from afar. If you want to venture out for an adventure, you can easily access the coastline or southern Snowdonia within an hour. Carno is also only three miles away and has some lovely shops and eateries.
- Huge, spacious and unique Safari style tents
- Great location for exploring the Beacons
- Private decking with hot tub and fire pit
Gelli Camping is a unique glamping experience. Instead of pods or yurts, the locations offer massive safari tents for you to stay in. If you find the cosy vibes of pods or domes too compact, you’ll love the sense of space these luxury tents offer its guests.
Gelli Camping has two tents, both essentially identical yet tastefully decorated to evoke a sense of home and comfort. From the tent’s large windows, you’ll enjoy a panoramic view of the Brecon Beacons, or you can soak them in while soaking in the private and beautifully crafted hot tub. You can also warm up with the fire-pits and bask on the decking till the dead of night; the perfect time to partake in some magical stargazing.
Being so close to the Brecon Beacons, this location is perfect for explorers of all ages. With trials, walks, and cycle paths easily accessible from the site, you can also venture out to Carreg Cennen Castle. Llandeilo is also nearby, a delightful town lined with narrow streets, colourful houses, and restaurants.
- Fantastic panoramic views from domed tents
- Within an area of Astounding natural beauty
- Off-grid living for an eco-friendly stay
For some of the best views from the comfort of your bed, the panoramic scenes offered by Redwood Retreat are gorgeous. These geodesic domed glamping tents provide a great sense of isolation and escapism, tucked away from civilisation close to the Cambrian Mountains, a renowned Area of Astounding Natural Beauty.
If you’re into the idea of off-grid living, Redwood Retreat supplies this, with their domes powered by solar energy and wind turbines, and they’re also supplied by a natural water source, making it one of the most eco-friendly stays in all of Wales.
Redwood Retreat offers two pods, with one tucked away within the woods for a secluded stay. Both provide a wood-fired hot tub, a kitchenette with a gas cooker, a barbeque for outdoor eating and a private bathroom. You get access to an outdoor shower too, for a sensual experience.
Being so close to Rhayader, the Outdoor capital of Wales, there’s plenty to do from here, with cycling being a major attraction for people to visit.
Bonus: Nant Y Garnedd
- Exciting property built into the side of a mound
- It comes with a relaxing wood-fired hot tub
- Spacious interior perfect for a couple
Perhaps one of the most unique glamping experiences in mid-Wales can be found at Nant Y Garnedd where you can stay in a hobbit house that would look perfectly at home in The Shire. This design allows you to be one with nature, with the underground vibe being cosy and welcoming.
The accommodation is large and is equipped with a kitchen, bathroom, and a hot tub to the side of the glamping property. It only has one bedroom, so this is best suited for couples.
Near Nant Y Garnedd is Dinas Mawddwy, a charming village that attracts bikers, hikers, and birdwatches, as it serves as a lovely haven to the rest of the Snowdonia National Park. Although you’ll be more than happy chilling in this relaxing mound-side property, there are fun attractions like a brewery, golf course, beaches, and more to explore.
Kieren is the founder and editor-in-chief of Wales Guidebook. Originally from rural Mid-Wales, he has lived all over the country from Cardiff to Wrexham. A true Welshman, Kieren created this site to share his passion for Wales and help others discover this beautiful country.