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General

  • Luxury woodland retreat in Powis
  • Within 45 minutes' drive of canal walks, hill trails and waterfalls
  • A 10-minute drive from Welshpool, Powis castle and steam railway

Definitely put this woodland wonder top of your list. Dingles Glamping is a peaceful site surrounded by woods, gardens, paddock and stream, about 10 minutes' drive from the market town of Welshpool in Powys.

The accommodation on this small site is cool in the summer months, cosy in the winter with outside seating, barbecues and comfy beds already made up. Each unit has its own secluded area amongst the greenery, so you'll feel completely away from it all, with just the birds and the bees for company, and the stars to gaze up at when darkness falls.

A flushing toilet is in the main house for guests' use; hot showers are also available.

There's a good spread of shops and supermarkets in Welshpool, so you're well supplied for picnic supplies and tasty treats to grill up alfresco on your barbecue back at Dingles Glamping. If you want a break from the self-catering side, there's a number of pubs with grub and other eateries in the town as well.

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Beautiful location. Lovely yurt 14/08/2018

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Great place. Would highly recommend 31/08/2017

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    Very secluded, which is exactly what we wanted for a 2 day get away. The place was amazing and ann-marie was very welcoming.

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Excellent stay with plenty of facilities and wonderful staff 30/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Isobel M. Confirmed

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    Excellent stay with everything available for us upon arrival. We stayed in the wooden pod which included two beds with bedding and blankets, a barbecue area, a fire pit (which was lit for us before we arrived - amazing!), and a picnic table with chairs sat under a gazeebo. The lovely owner Anne-Marie provided us with everything, we could have arrived empty-handed and we would have been catered for! - disposable barbecues, gas canisters, a whistling kettle, firelighters, a washing up bowl - you name it, they had it. We loved the fact that they focus on the area being kept natural and free from any pollution - our car was safely kept outside the manor house just 300m away from the area, and we used torches to avoid light pollution from permanent lights. The town of Welshpool is just a 10 minute drive which offers some bars and shops, and Powys Castle was lovely to explore. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we would most definitely return again next summer.

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    Not very well signposted.

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Amazing yurt was spectacular 29/08/2017

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Excellent stay, will be returning 08/08/2017

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    The privacy of the area, getting "back to nature", friendly owners, cosy clean pod, clean shower and toilet

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Adults only

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Location

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  • White House, Moel y Garth, Welshpool, Powys, Wales, SY21 9DA
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.6849°N 3.2018°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Welshpool: Smithfield Car Park Coach Stop — 2.9 miles
Trewern (Powys) Bus Shelter — 5.6 miles
Garthmyl (Powys): Coach Stop — 7.1 miles
Train stations
Welshpool Rail Station — 3.2 miles
Newtown (Powys) Rail Station — 12.8 miles
Caersws Rail Station — 15.2 miles
Ferry ports
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 35.6 miles
Airports
Liverpool John Lennon Airport — 47.4 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Castles are thick on the ground round here, a testament to how prized the land was and still is: Gaer Fawr (10 minutes' drive) dates back to the Iron Age, Powis Castle (15 minutes) combines medieval fortifications with the treasures Robert Clive (aka Clive of India) brought back to his family seat from the East in the 18th century while the ruins of 13th-century Dolforwyn are chiefly worth the climb for the views.

For more views, with walks attached, there's gentle, waterside ambles on the Montgomery Canal Trail starting in Welshpool, bigger hikes up the once-volcanic Breidden Hills half an hour away and views across Shropshire from Heath Mynd and Stiperstones, both around 40 minutes away. It's a similar distance to the longest (and possibly loudest) waterfall in England and Wales, Pistyll Rhaeadr.

If you prefer to see the delights of Powys from a comfy padded seat then bag a berth on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, puffing a mere eight miles from Welshpool to Llanfair Caereinion (15 minutes) but taking in some fab views en route. If you want an even more glamorous mode of transport, you can book helicopter tours from Welshpool airport, or to experience the terrain in the bumpiest and muddiest way possible, head over to Border Quad Trekking (half an hour).

Must see

  • Powis Castle & Garden (3.0 miles)
  • Stokesay Castle (23.5 miles)
  • Much Wenlock Priory (27.6 miles)

National Trust

  • Chirk Castle (17.9 miles)
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills (18.5 miles)

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Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Admission
This is an adults-only site. Children under the age of 17 are not allowed on site.

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This area is not subject to city tax.

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No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

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Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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