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Matilda's Field: Close up view of Brig y Bryn

General

  • Remote forest safari tents 10 miles from Snowdonia National Park
  • A 20-minute drive from Lake Vyrnwy; 45 minutes to Bala and Dolgellau
  • Private facilities including kitchen, hot shower and eco-toilet

Roads, noise, other people, the modern world – whatever you want to get away from, plan your escape route to Mid Wales, and Matilda's Field in Dyfnant Forest.

All around is one of the few areas in the UK you can happily describe as remote wilderness: the edge of Snowdonia National Park is 10 miles to the west, and the dark-sky expanse of the Cambrian mountains is to the south. Even the nearest road is three and a half miles away.

But just because you’re getting away from it all, that doesn’t mean you have to bring all your home comforts with you. The large safari tents are kitted out with bedrooms, kitchen facilities, hot shower, sink, eco toilet and a cool little urinal. There’s also a covered veranda to extend the comfy indoor-outdoor living vibe (and keep any mucky wellies and walking boots out of the way).

On the site, there’s plenty of space to walk, run, play or relax and you’re welcome to bring your dog along for the fun. Dyfnant Forest is criss-crossed by trails for walkers to explore, and the Dyfnant Rainbow Trails have been especially designed for horse riders. 20 minutes’ drive away is Lake Vyrnwy, home to a distinctive fairy-tale castle water tower and a hub for walking, wildlife watching, stargazing and all sorts of other outdoor activities.

Because Matilda’s Field is so wonderfully remote, you’ll want to bring food and drink enough for your whole stay. There is, however, a small convenience store and petrol station about 10 minutes’ drive away if you do need to stock up on necessities.

Please note

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 18 Oct 2021.

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

Tents are not accepted at this park.

Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

Single-sex bookings of 5 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

Group bookings of 5 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.


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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Dedicated shower facility per glamping unit

Dedicated toilet facility per glamping unit

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Individual rooms in toilet/shower/basin facilities

Masks/gloves available

More frequent emptying of bins

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

We're Good To Go (VisitBritain accreditation)

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Pre-erected tents

Themes

Bush

Hikers’ paradise

Lake and/or mountain

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Location

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  • Tyddyn Amlwg, Dyfnant Forest, Llanwddyn, Powys, Wales, SY10 0NL
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.7343°N 3.4905°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bala: High Street Coach Stop — 21.0 kilometres
Llandrillo (Denbighshire): Dudley Arms Coach Stop — 21.3 kilometres
Welshpool: Smithfield Car Park Coach Stop — 24.7 kilometres
Train stations
Caersws Rail Station — 24.6 kilometres
Welshpool Rail Station — 25.2 kilometres
Newtown (Powys) Rail Station — 27.5 kilometres
Ferry ports
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 37.8 kilometres
Barmouth Ferry Landing — 38.0 kilometres
Airports
Liverpool John Lennon Airport — 79.5 kilometres

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

The main reason a lot of people choose a holiday somewhere like Matilda’s Field is to spend lots of time out in the open. Bring a map, don your walking boots and there’ll be no stopping you. There are opportunities to get active all around, but Lake Vyrnwy (20 minutes’ drive) is the nearest place where it’s all available in one convenient spot. Cycle hire, canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, abseiling, archery, shooting, fishing – take your pick.

Further afield, the historic market towns of Machynlleth, Dolgellau and Bala are all about 45 minutes’ drive away through some gorgeous natural scenery, and there are more great walks to be had around each on as well.

And how about filling your lungs with fresh sea air instead of fresh mountain air for a day? The beaches at Fairbourne, Barmouth and Tywyn are all driveable in about an hour and 10 minutes. You might also head out for a ramble on the Wales Coast Path or a ride on the Talyllyn Railway while you're over by the coast.

Must see

  • Powis Castle & Garden (24.2 kilometres)
  • MOMA Wales - Y Tabernacl (29.2 kilometres)
  • Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway (43.8 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Chirk Castle (34.9 kilometres)
  • Ty^ Mawr Wybrnant (42.6 kilometres)

Cycle routes

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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

There is no lighting in the forest, so please aim to arrive before nightfall.

Matilda's Field cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 18 Oct 2021.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Matilda's Field will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £50.00 ($89.57) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

Bank transfer
Cash
PayPal

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Can bookings for Matilda's Field be amended free of charge? Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 18 Oct 2021. Read more
  • Does Matilda's Field have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Matilda's Field dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Matilda's Field? The main reason a lot of people choose a holiday somewhere like Matilda’s Field is to spend lots of time out in the open. Bring a map, don your walking boots and … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Matilda's Field?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  4 p.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.

    There is no lighting in the forest, so please aim to arrive before nightfall.

    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Matilda's Field? From $288.62 (for 1 night, 6 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Coronavirus
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 18 Oct 2021.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 5 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Safety
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £50.00 ($89.57) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Vehicles
No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 5 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Coronavirus
Tents are not accepted at this park.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Arrivals and departures
There is no reception at this site. Please check in at the the house instead.

General
The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

Arrivals and departures
The site will send you further check-in information 28 day(s) before your arrival.

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 6 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £25.00 ($44.78) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

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