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On the Map: Perfect Stays in Powys

Wales’ largest county, Powys is characterised by pure, rolling landscapes, soaring mountains, dark, star-sprinkled skies, and tumbling waterfalls.

In fact, it’s here that you’ll encounter many of the country’s natural ‘Greatest Hits’, including the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons, and the Elan Valley Reservoirs, to name just a few.  

If you prefer historic sightseeing, Powys is also home to a majestic array of castles and intricate cave systems, all begging to be explored!

Naturally, you’re going to need a place to stay that befits the beauty, charm, and heritage to be found in this unique area of Wales, so read on to discover some of the very best.

Author: Nina Jervis
Main Image: Hafod | Rhayader

Cosy Under Canvas

Kington, Powys
Experience the natural luxurious best of all holiday worlds, with award-winning geodome glamping in the rustic eco-friendly paradise of the Welsh woodlands.
Bedrooms:
Sleeps: 4-6 per unit
From
£140 (2 nights midweek low season)

The Sleepout at Sunny Lea

Meifod, Powys
A lovingly hand-crafted wooden cabin offering an invigorating blend of relaxation and adventure in the heart of the Welsh countryside.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£125 / night

Wye Glamping

Brecon, Powys
Reconnect with nature and enjoy breathtaking views in eco-friendly luxury, set against a stunning backdrop of the Brecon Beacons.
Bedrooms:
Sleeps: Varies
From
£275 (3 night w/e or 4 night midweek)

Strawberry Skys Yurts

Llanfair Caereinion, Powys
Captivating Welsh countryside and a cosy furnished yurt, the ideal recipe for a fun, friendly and relaxing rural break with plenty of magical, wide-open space for the whole family to safely enjoy - dogs included!
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
From
£50 / night

Danyfan Glamping Carriage

Brecon, Powys
A secluded, refreshingly off-grid railway car with first class views of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 2
From
£80 / night

Gilestone Glamping

Brecon, Powys
If you're in need of a break from your hectic daily life, escape to Gilestone Farm,
Bedrooms: 3 per lodge
Sleeps: Up to 6 per lodge
From
£400 (3 nights)

Cabin on the Lake

Machynlleth, Powys
An idyllic off-grid haven on a secluded farm in the Welsh hills, where nature, comfort, and a wood-fired hot tub await!
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£98 / night

The Orient Express

Brecon, Powys
A gorgeous glamping cabin inspired by a first-class railway carriage, peacefully set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2 (+2)
From
£587 (7 nights)

Redwood Valley

Presteigne, Powys
Refreshingly eco-friendly yurt and cabin glamping, secluded within 25 acres of soothing woodland on the Welsh borders.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 5 (yurts) 3 (cabin)
From
£100 / night (5 nights)

Earth Conker

Llanafanfawr, Powys
Unplug from daily life and unleash your creativity, in a designer off-grid glamping pod, gently nestled in a remote Welsh valley.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£270 (2 nights)

Argoed Barns

Talachddu, Powys
Luxurious and eclectic accommodation for couples, families and friends, rich in detail and beautifully nestled in the Brecon Beacons.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2 (Dome/Hut) 5 (Byre)
From
£435 (4 nights, Dome)

Penlan Lodges

Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Two luxurious, hot tub-equipped rural cabins, nestled high in the green Welsh hills on a friendly sheep-dotted organic farm.
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 per lodge
Sleeps:
From
£145 / night

Hush Hush Glamping

Presteigne, Powys
Naturally luxurious pods set on lush, wildlife-steeped Welsh farmland, with jaw-dropping views of the Radnor Valley.
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 per pod
Sleeps: 2 or 4 per pod
From
£80 / night (Hare's Form)

Hergest Lee

Presteigne, Powys
A bespoke, hand crafted cedar cabin, rich in creative contemporary style and captivatingly nestled in the scenic heart of rural Wales.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 5
From
£130 / night

Prince Llewelyn Treehouse

Llandrindod Wells, Powys
A bespoke-designed, lovingly handcrafted family treehouse, packed with luxuries and remotely secluded on a family farm in the heart of rural Wales.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 5-7
From
£240 / night

Starry Meadow Camping

Hay-on-Wye, Powys
A festival-inspired, family-friendly ‘pop-up' glamping village with furnished canvas tents and generous facilities, all within easy walking distance of Hay-on-Wye.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps:
From
£475 (3 nts)

Llanidloes Hideaway

Llanidloes, Powys
A romantic, turf-covered roundhouse with whimsical décor peacefully secluded in a fairytale rural setting in the heart of Wales, by the River Severn.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£530 (7 nights)

Plas Robin Rural Retreats

Montgomery, Powys
Contemporary, bespoke-designed lodges with private stargazing hot tubs, blissfully secluded amongst remote, idyllic countryside in a historic Powys village.
Bedrooms: 2 or 3 per lodge
Sleeps: 4 or 6 per lodge
From
£350 / night

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