Eilian Yurt

UK Wales Mid Wales Powys Presteigne Redwood Valley

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Editor's Pick
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
A traditional yurt, made in Mongolia, which has found its home on the edge of an ancient woodland on the Welsh borders.

  • A spacious hand-painted yurt furnished with handmade and vintage furniture, bedding provided
  • Log burner inside and BBQ/fire pit outside
  • One of only three glamping pitches on site and sharing the eco-friendly woodland kitchen and facilities

The Owner Says

Nestled in amongst the trees, each yurt offers a private and secluded space in which to relax and enjoy the view across the valley to our redwood and the brook. Eilian is a traditional Mongolian ger, made in Mongolia, felt-lined for extra warmth, and beautifully handpainted. We have decorated the yurt to enhance and reflect the traditional style and with the log burner lit and the fairy lights on, it is absolutely magical.

Both yurts are comfortably furnished with a mixture of handmade and vintage furniture, as well as a single and double futon each. The king size beds were made by us here at Redwood Valley and chairs were handmade by our greenwood working teacher Ben Willis. The yurts are also equipped with down duvets and pillows, electric bedside lights, wind up lanterns, and a log burning stove to ensure that you remain cosy, even on those chiller nights.

Each yurt is set on raised platform with a spiralling, seashell-like lower platform where you can sit and gaze out over the meadow or up at the star-filled sky with no light pollution to interfere. Outside, you will find your own spring water tap, BBQ (which doubles as a fire pit), table and stools.

N.B: We have a minimum stay of 2 nights, however, single night bookings are available on occasion. Please contact us directly at enquiries@redwood-valley.co.uk to enquire about shorter stays.

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  • A low deposit of 30% to secure your booking
  • Balance not due until 30 days before your holiday, in case of late changes to Coronavirus guidance
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings up to the end of 2021 in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • In the event of a lack of 2021 availability, switch your dates to 2022
  • Due to low deposit and late balance payment, no refunds are offered

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About Redwood Valley


Under a mile from Redwood Valley, Presteigne is a thriving town with a wine bar, four pubs and an eclectic array of independent shops and eateries. For something more in keeping with the campsite setting, there's a fantastic farm park and owl sanctuary (01544 231109) also around a mile from Redwood Valley. Ludlow Castle (01584 874465) adds a little history, as well as its spectacular annual food festival, or try the renowned book town of Hay on Wye, full of fantastic independent shops, especially great for antiques and, well, books. The campsite is located in the heart of a dark sky reserve and if you want something more than the simple stargazing onsite, there is an observatory (01547 520247) just up the road in Knighton – so bring a telescope if you are a keen!

Food & Drink

If you are cooking your own meals, Presteigne has an excellent greengrocer and fishmonger, a deli selling freshly baked bread, a local butcher, a wine shop and two small supermarkets. There are also four pubs – The Farmers Inn (01544 267389), The Salty Dog (01544 267720), The Radnorshire Arms (01544 267406) and The Royal Oak (01544 260842) – along with an excellent wine bar, Wine On Line (01544 267675).

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Rated ★★★★★ over 9 reviews


A great experience

We stayed in the Treehouse cabin for 2 nights, its was a great experience and lots of fun. We walked to the local village for a great Sunday lunch and really enjoyed our family time.

Fantastic break!

We stayed for 2 nights in the Seren yurt. Wonderful and clean Accomodation. A little cooking area with 2 gas heating rings, all crockery, pans and utensils you need and a BBQ/Log burner. Tea and coffee all provided. Very chilled place to stay. Owners are on hand should you require their assistance with anything. A get away from it all type place and we certainly relaxed here. The town has butchers, grocers and deli and the idea was to eat out, but we bought all the food we needed there and had a bbq both nights with a beer and wine or two! We have recommended to all our friends and we will certainly be going back. Fantastic break!

Great break

Spent 6 nights here and loved it! This is the first time we have stayed in a yurt (Eilian) and were delighted with the comfort, warmth and well equipped accommodation provided. Felt safe with our own camp kitchen and compost loo, Covid measures taken seriously. Only drawback was steps between yurt and car so travel light and take a reading light. Would recommend and love to return next year.
Oct 11, 2020 by DeAnn Marsh Verified Review

Idyllic Retreat

Wonderful setting, fantastic hosts and extremely well thought out facilities. Highly recommended.

Perfect getaway

Great location, beautiful landscapes and well thought out spaces. The most friendly hosts we have ever come across. Very highly recommended.
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Redwood Valley is located at Boultibrooke House, Norton Road, Presteigne, Powys LD8 2EU

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Getting There

From Presteigne: take the B4355 to Norton/Knighton. After about 0.5 miles the road bends slightly left up a small hill. At the top of that hill, on the right hand side, there is a small stone lodge and 50m further on is the 'Redwood Valley' sign and entrance which is also on the right hand side of the road. Please turn right here, follow the drive down for a couple of hundred metres and you will find the Parking Area (signposted).

From Knighton: take the B4355 to Norton/Presteigne. After about 5 miles, you will arrive at Norton, please carry on straight through the village towards Presteigne. After a further 1 mile you will see a left hand turn, just on the edge of the woodland, with the 'Redwood Valley’ signage by the side of the road. Please turn left here, follow the drive down for a couple of hundred metres and you will find the Parking Area (signposted).

Redwood Valley is situated under a mile north of Presteigne. The closest Railway station is six miles away in Knighton, home of the Offa's Dyke Centre. From Knighton, you can travel direct to Swansea and Shrewsbury.

From Leominster station, you can travel direct to Manchester, Swansea and Cardiff or connect to Hereford for direct services to London and Birmingham. Leominster is a 20-minute taxi journey from Redwood Valley. You can arrange a pick up in advance for around £25 from Radnor and Kington Taxies on 01547 560205.