River Yurt

UK Wales Mid Wales Powys Eco Retreats Forest Retreat

  • Sleeps 2 (max 2 adults, 2 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Private Bathroom
Beautiful yurt set in secluded spot apart from other living spaces alongside a sparkling river with secret splash pools. Private outdoor wood-fired bath, eco-loo and shower unit. Outdoor campfire and seating area.
Off grid and secluded, this romantic yurt by a sparkling river in Wales’ Dyfi forest offers a comfortable natural-world getaway.

  • Beautiful yurt with wood-burning stove and indoor cooking area
  • Private wood-fired al fresco bath, eco-loo and spring water shower
  • One of just five comfortable yurts/tipis on this well-established site

The Owner Says

Our River yurt is in a gorgeous location, nestled close to the river. It's a lovely space for a romantic getaway or for families to enjoy.

As with all our yurts and tipi, it is in its own secluded part of the site, well apart from all the other spaces so you won't be disturbed during your stay. Outside is your private wood-fired outdoor bath so you can enjoy a hot soak in the open air with stunning views!  There's also an outdoor fire and seating area so you can really make the most of the clear night skies.

Inside, the yurt has a lovely hand-made double bed with comfy mattress, organic bed linen, cushions, a coffee table, sheepskin rugs, a hand-crafted wood burning stove (all wood and kindling provided), lanterns and a gas stove. Cutlery, crockery and utensils are all provided for cooking. Outside you have your own private shower and eco-loo unit fed by fresh spring water from further up the hill.

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About Eco Retreats Forest Retreat

Suitable For

Couples or families looking for an exclusive camping experience – yes. Back to basics campers – no.

Nearby

You won’t want to leave! But Eco Retreats is close to amazing beaches, forest, mountains, markets, culture and places to eat and drink. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors hiking, mountain biking and water sports. Or visit the Centre for Alternative Technology (01654 705950 ); the Corris Craft Centre (01654 761584) a couple of miles up the A487; the Museum of Modern Art (01654 703355) at Machynlleth or tea shops by the beach in nearby Aberdyfi.

Food & Drink

The Slaters Arms is a brilliant local pub in Corris and The Wynnstay Hotel (01654 702941) at Machynlleth is a gastro pub with a great atmosphere (and good food) in the bar plus a separate pizza restaurant. Number 21 bistro (01654 703382), on the high street, is another local highlight.

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Location

Eco Retreats Forest Retreat is located at Near Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9HA

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Getting There

Eco Retreats is hidden in the heart of 600 acres of unspoilt forest. It’s a four-mile journey on ‘forestry’ roads (which takes about an hour) off the A487. Directions are given on booking.

Trains arrive in Machynlleth about every two hours via Birmingham, a taxi to the site takes about 20 minutes and costs about £20.