- Sleeps 4 (max 4 adults, 3 children)
- Cooking facilities
- Beds Provided
- Pet Friendly
- Bed Linen Not Included
- One of four family-sized timber pods (that feels like a treehouse!) in its own secluded pocket of the woodland
- Unique design includes elegant French windows and a spacious elevated terrace for watching the sunsets across the Wye Valley
- Wood-fired pizza oven, help-yourself herb garden and onsite shop selling locally-reared meat makes meal times a cinch
The Owner Says
Our park offers some of the best rural views that Mid Wales has to offer.
From the Wye Valley to the Cambrian Mountains, we are fortunate to be situated in a truly beautiful area and only a short walk from the medieval market town of Builth Wells and the Royal Welsh Showground.
Our off grid glamping pods have been constructed with timber provided by local suppliers, each pod is fully insulated using British sheep’s wool and are fully equipped with solar panels, kitchen amenities and glazed front panels for you to take in the breathtaking scenery of the woodland and surrounding countryside.
The Poplys has a covered porch at the entrance, which is perfect for taking off boots and coats. It has a 2 sets of box seating with storage underneath, the seats then turn into 2 double beds for sleeping. We have fitted glazed french doors leading onto its rear decking where you have seating and private BBQ area.
The Poplys has also fantastic views of the Cambrian Mountains and the Mid Wales countryside with glorious sunsets.
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About Celtic Woodland Holidays
Glampers, tent campers, couples, families, dogs, groups – yes Caravans, campervans, motorhomes, stag & hen parties – no.
Builth Wells (1 mile away), famous for hosting the Royal Welsh Show every summer, boasts a pleasing blend of heritage and outdoor adventure. Builth Wells Golf Club (01982 553296) is one of Wales' most scenic spots to tee off. Seek out the town's historic park, The Groe, where you can enjoy a picnic beside the 18th century bridge crossing the River Wye. From here, you can take the tree-lined riverside path through the heart of the Wye Valley AONB. It's 136 miles in total to the river's source at Chepstow (via stunning Hay-on-Wye) home to the town's iconic Norman castle. A short drive to the south, the Brecon Beacons National Park offers plenty of activities including canoeing, horse riding, and mountain biking. The wildlife-rich Elan Valley is another great landscape to explore. It’s a designated International Dark Sky Park, offering unparalleled stargazing in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains. For a day at the seaside, head west to Aberyswyth and New Quay where you can watch dolphins in Cardigan Bay.
Food & Drink
The onsite shop sells essentials such as bread, milk, cakes, and eggs, plus locally-reared bacon, sausage, and other goodies. Builth Wells (a mile away) has several decent places to eat and drink. The Greyhound Hotel (01982 553255) and The Lamb (01982 551119) are the go-to places for reasonably-priced pub grub and a warm welcome. For sweet treats and other homemade savoury delights, The Cwtch Café (01982 551700) comes highly recommended for lunch. Pub-wise, The Fountain Inn (01982 553888) serves Sunday lunch and shows the sport, while The Prince Llewellyn (01982 552694) in Climery boasts a varied menu and has a kid-friendly beer garden.
Celtic Woodland Holidays is located at Celtic Woodland Holidays, Road Wood, Maesmynis, Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3HP
From Builth Wells town centre car park, head north-east on The Strand/A483 towards Station Rd/Wye Bridge/A470. Turn right onto Station Rd/A470/A483. Turn right onto Broad St/A483. Continue to follow A483. Turn left onto Hospital Rd (opposite The Greyhound Hotel). Turn left for Maesmynis. After 30 metres, turn right through the gateway to the site.
The site offer a pick-up service for guests arriving by train or bus from The Groe car park bus stop in Builth Wells and railway station at Builth Road.