Powys Pods is a rural retreat hidden away in the Welsh Marches on a working organic hill farm. We provide an alternative to the traditional camping experience without losing the back-to-nature appeal that so many people seek. Our site is a perfect base for walkers, pony trekkers, mountain bikers, bird watchers, astronomers and for those who just want to enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside.
Evenings can be spent relaxing, cooking up a feast on the barbecue or roasting marshmallows around the bonfire pit, all whilst enjoying some beautiful sunsets over the valley. You may even be lucky enough to see a red kite gliding effortlessly overhead in the summer breeze, or have the opportunity to gaze up at a clear night sky and look at the stars. Plus, we do not get any phone reception here, so have a true holiday!
We have a Family Pod which can sleep up to 5 adults, a Standard Pod which sleeps 2 adults and 2 children and a Microlodge which has 2 beds already waiting for you (just bring your sleeping bag and a pillow)! These all have electricity, heating and free Wi-Fi internet. There is also space available to pitch up to 5 tents below the pods, which is ideal if you are part of a larger group. We have facilities for less-able or disabled guests too, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
If you want to make your stay even more stress free and easy, we have camp beds to hire for a small fee. If you have a dog as part of your family, they do not have to be left at home! They will have to be kept on a lead at all times though as we are a working farm, and we will ask for an additional £5 per dog.
Here's what you can do nearby:
Within 10 minutes walk: Bryngwyn Riding Centre, Bryngwyn Church, walking or cycling on Bryngwyn & Newchurch Common and the 7,000 acre Ireland Moor. We can arrange cycle hire for you if you inform us of your requirements when you book your stay.
Within 10 minutes by car: Rhosgoch Golf Club, The Roast Ox Inn, Rhosgoch Nature Reserve, the Offas Dyke Path (or about 30 mins walk), Route 825 (the Radnor Ring) on the National Cycle Network (20 mins by bike).
Within 30 minutes by car: The Wye Valley, canoeing or kayaking on the River Wye, the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Erwood Craft Centre, Hay-on-Wye (the town of books), Kington (centre for walking), Builth Wells (home of the annual Royal Welsh Show).
Within 40 mins by car: the Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells, the cathedral city of Hereford and the Herefordshire Cider Route, the historic cathedral town of Brecon at the foot of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
And within an hour you can also reach Rhayader and the Elan Valley, the thriving market town of Ludlow in Shropshire, or the traditional Welsh town of Llandovery. For those of you wanting to see more of Wales, you can be at the Aberystwyth coastline or the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in under two hours, or West Wales in just over two hours. In just over three hours you can be climbing Wales' tallest mountain, Snowdon!
Our campsite has only just opened in July 2013, so be one of our first guests and be part of something special!
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This page was last updated: 13 June 2017