Glamping pods are a popular holiday choice for as they offer a snug and rustic feel while still allowing guest to enjoy the luxuries of modern living. There are a range of styles to choose from, including shepherd’s huts, curved domes, woodland hideaways, and countryside cabins. What better place to enjoy your cosy escape than the Welsh countryside and mountains?
These pods all offer stunning views and peaceful settings so you and your loved one can soak up the rural atmosphere. It is the perfect way to escape the stresses of daily life – retreat to your cosy nook and let the calm wash over you. Here are the top picks for glamping pods in Wales:
Beacon View Pod in Mid-Wales
This unique pod has some of the most fanatics views you could ask for. Wake up to uninterrupted views of the rolling Welsh countryside – the perfect way to start the day. The secluded pod is completely private, allowing you chance to enjoy some peace and tranquility on your escape. The modern oval design, full wood cladding and floor to ceiling windows makes this pod a true one of a kind.
All the facilities needed for comfortable living are provided inside. Some of the highlights include a breakfast bar, woodburning stove, king sized bed and wall mounted TV. This pod even comes with its own private hot tub, meaning you can soak in the bubbles under the stars. The pod is well located, with a selection of charming towns and villages right on your doorstep, including Knighton, Newtown and Felindre.
Embden Pod in Cardigan Bay
This glamping pod is an idyllic traditional wooden structure. The owners hand built the pod and you will notice the care and attention put into every aspect of the pod. You could not wish for a more peaceful setting – the green fields and open countryside provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic escape. Some of the star features include the interior wooden cladding, cosy curved structure, king sized bed and the outdoor terrace complete with a tradition hot tub.
There are lots of great sights to see in the area as well as walking and cycling trails. Venture along Offa’s Dyke Path or take a hike along Glyndŵr’s Way to explore the Welsh scenery. Alternatively, you can sit back and take a scenic train journey through the countryside on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Make sure to stop off at Powis Castle and Gardens for a historic adventure and a bite to eat.
Woodland Pod in Snowdonia
Hidden away on the edge of a lush woodland, this quirky pod is ideal for a family looking for a holiday with a difference. The distinctive design is unlike anything you will have come across before. The pod is made up of two parts – the teardrop-shaped sleeping area and lounge, and the outer kitchen section. This stunning kitchen boast large windows and full-length patio doors, providing a connection with the outdoors.
You will notice the small circular windows throughout the pod which give a true fairytale feel to the property. Inside you will find a double bed, a bunkbed, TV, fully fitted kitchen and shower room. The star of the show is the outdoor terrace and garden with offers panoramic views across the countryside, as well as outdoor dining options and a large Scandinavian-style hot tub.
Gelert Pod in Snowdonia
This pod is on the larger side of glamping pods available, so is the perfect blend of practical yet cosy. This pod is conveniently compartmentalised, allowing you space to enjoy the different sections of the room. The kitchen is tucked away but manages to fit all you could need in this one-wall wonder. You will find a stove, sink and dining area fitted in less than one metre square!
In the evening you can sink into the comfortable double sofa and watch a film on the wall mounted TV. Afterwards, why not sit on the terrace and watch the sunset? This pod is ideally located for exploring North Wales. Officially the UK’s smallest city, St Asaph is only 4 miles away. Here you can find quaint boutique shops, charming pubs and a choice of eateries.