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- A tranquil glamping site close to the Brecon Beacons
- Close to the famous book town of Hay-on-Wye
- Units are set in their own piece of woodland
Cosy Under Canvas is a woodland glamping site that lends itself to a relaxed, alternative break away from the trappings of a hectic life. It is perfect for those who love the idea of a unique, low-impact and environmentally-friendly camping with everything provided.
Each unit is set on a wooden platform with a private firepit and a stylish wood-burning stove which can be stocked up to keep you toasty overnight and on those sometimes chilly summer evenings. Keep warm under the thick feather duvets, contemporary Welsh blankets, throws, sheepskins, and crisp bedding, plus there are beanbags and fluffy rugs: it is peaceful, relaxing and comfortable.
The site keeps its environmental impact to a minimum. There are compost toilets and eco wood-fired showers with a canopy view. Alternatively, you can use the washroom and the biomass boiler-heated power showers.
Campfires are positively encouraged and there's a firepit in front of each unit as well as plenty of seating for everyone. The large spaces around the firepits mean that campfire cooking is a must so dig into a one-pot stew or prepare a barbecue feast.
There’s something to keep everyone entertained whatever their age. Children will enjoy following the trail around the site to the swings and den and they can also use the activity book for ideas of which woodland games to play. Big groups can set up a giant Jenga, play pétanque or card games, and get creative with the crafty bits and bobs in the cosy corner.
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However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can now make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children on one pitch.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
- Coach stations
Hay on Wye: Castle Bus Stop — 4.5 miles
4.5 miles Brecon Interchange — 16.4 miles
16.4 miles Pontrilas: Telephone Exchange Coach Stop — 17.8 miles
- Train stations
Builth Road Rail Station — 11.7 miles
11.7 miles Pen-y-Bont Rail Station — 11.9 miles
11.9 miles Dolau Rail Station — 11.9 miles
- Ferry ports
Newport (S Wales) Ferry Terminal — 40.2 miles
Gloucestershire Airport — 45.8 miles
From Hay-on-Wye take the bridge over the river into Clyro. Turn right onto the A428 signposted to Hereford then take the second left and immediate right in the village signposted to Newchurch. Follow this road for four miles and you will see the sign for the site on your right-hand side.
Within a mile of Offa's Dyke, which forms the border between England and Wales, and close to the Brecon Beacons National Park and Black Mountains, Cosy Under Canvas is an ideal retreat for those seeking a base for walking or exploring the area.
The unique market town of Hay-on-Wye with its several bookshops is only four miles away and the opportunities locally for outdoor activities are endless. They include hiking, walking, horse riding, trekking, canoeing, cycling, climbing, gliding and caving.
- Ludlow Castle (24.4 miles)
- Stokesay Castle (24.6 miles)
- Blaenavon Ironworks (25.0 miles)
- Cwmmau Farmhouse (4.0 miles)
- The Weir (14.9 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.