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On the Map: Perfect Stays in Powys

4 June 2021

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

The Sleepout at Sunny Lea

Meifod, Powys, Wales
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, Wales
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)

Gilestone Glamping

Brecon, Powys, Wales
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, Wales
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, Wales
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
£682 (7 nts)

Redwood Valley

Presteigne, Powys, Wales
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

Earth Conker

Llanafanfawr, Powys, Wales
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 nts)

Penlan Lodges

Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales
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, Wales
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
£59 / night

Hergest Lee

Presteigne, Powys, Wales
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

Llanidloes Hideaway

Llanidloes, Powys, Wales
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, Wales
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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