Overview of Hwyl, Glamping Pod ..'Fun', is the meaning of the Welsh word Hwyl and there its lot of Hwyl to be had at this charming Glamping Pod.
Located in the heart of Wales, near the historic village of Abbey Cwm Hir, this immaculate Glamping Pod is perfect if you wish to enjoy a relaxing break away or if you fancy a few days exploring the surrounding rolling hills. The popular foot path Glyndwr's Way passes the property so this Pod is an excellent base if you are an avid walker.
Hwyl is one of two Pods on the site with a panoramic view of the valley to the front. The decking area with out door seating is the most splendid place to sit and unwind and watch the world go by. The hot tub is always a firm favourite with guests, perfect for soaking the days away whilst enjoying that glass of bubbly!
Inside, the property has a modern and also spacious living and dining area combined with a seating for dining and a comfortable sofa to sit back and watch the smart tv or make use of the fibre Wi-Fi provided.
The fully equipped kitchen is perfect if you wish to make the most of your time at the property and prepare your meals, especially as there is also a BBQ provided- perfect if you enjoy alfresco dining in the great outdoors!
In the shower room you will find an open shower, hand basin & also flushing toilet.
After exploring the surrounding area or if you want to continue with relaxing vibe then there is no better way to finish off your day then in the cosy King size bed.
Hwyl is the perfect Glamping Pod for any couple that is looking for a few days to relax in the peace and quiet of rural Wales or equally is in a superb location to explore the local area and what Wales has to offer!
Looking for a stay for up to 4 people? Check out Seren, a neighbouring Glamping Pod!
Eating & Drinking..Planning a holiday to Hwyl and would like to know some of the best places to eat out? Or eat in at your property?
Have a look at some of our recommendations from fine dining to pub grub to takeaways - we have got it all covered here!
The Metropole, Llandrindod Wells (6 miles)
The Head Chef is committed to providing unforgettable dining experiences, creating mouth-watering seasonal dishes from the finest local Welsh ingredients.
Fabians Kitchen, Llandrindod Wells (6 miles)
Inspired by the ingredients available to us Fabian mixes elegant cuisine with the spices and flavours of good quality food to create a classic dining experience.
The Crown Inn, Rhayader (11 miles)
Pub and restaurant with a private ad secluded Beer Garden.
Severn Arms Hotel, Penybont (4 miles)
Always a warm welcome at the Severn Arms, serving food and drinks daily.
Farmgate2kitchenplate (delivery to property)
From afternoon teas to BBQ boxes, Mair strives to produce homemade, sustainable & seasonable food with low food miles & full traceability.
The Fish Bar, Llandrindod Wells (6 miles)
Fish & Chip shop.
Golden Rice Bowl, Llandrindod Wells (6 miles)
Zeera, Llandrindod Wells (6 miles)
Eat in or Takeawaway Indian & Bangladeshi cuisine.
Lip Lickin Kebab House, Llandrindod Wells (6 miles)
Kebab house serving pizzas, burgers and kebabs.
Local Shops / Supermarkets
Knills Garage, Crossgates (3 miles)
Local garage with cafe serving daily including breakfasts, fuel and all essentials.
Tesco, Llandrindod Wells (6 miles)
Things To Do ..
Check out some recommended places to visit in the locality of Hwyl ..
Glyndwrs Way, (locality)
A well known public footpath that runs been Knighton & Machynlleth and passes through Abbey Cwm Hir.
Underhill Riding Stables, Dolau (6 miles)
View some of the beautiful views that Wales has to offer.. from horse back1
Llandrindod Wells Boathouse, Llandrindod Wells (7 miles)
Paddle board, kayak or hire Dragon Boats from the boat house or simply take a stroll around the lake!
Red Kite Feeding Centre, Rhayader (10 miles)
Watch hundreds of Red Kites feeding daily, a truly breath taking spectacle. The Centre is located in beautiful countryside with a Coffee Shop, Gift Shop & Picnic Site.
Quackers Indoor Play Centre, Newbridge On Wye (10 miles)
Indoor soft play centre for children, dine out there at the Cowshed Cafe!
Elan Valley, Rhayader (13 miles)
Drive, walk explore the amazing scenery and views that the Elan Valley has to offer, you will find a Visitors Centre for any information you may need whilst visiting as well as play area for children.
To check out Cycle Hire prices click here.
Spring Rock Fishery, Crossgates (5 miles)
Two-and-a-half acre specimen carp lake set in in stunning rural setting with anglers’ pods.
Additional Information ..Do you want to know a little bit more on what Hwyl has included before arriving?
Then look no further we have all the information you could possibly need right here!
Check In / Check Out
Check in is from 4pm & check out is by 10am.
One double bed
Linen & Towels
All bed linen is provided.
1 hand towel & 1 bath sheet are provided per guest.
If using the hot tub we recommend also bringing your own towels too!
Hot Tub & Outside Area
Hwyl has its own private hot tub, what better way to relax during your stay then making full use of this whilst admiring the beautiful view!
The hot tubs are emptied, cleaned & re filled at every change over - please be mindful that they may not be quite up to temperature when you first arrive.
A picnic bench & BBQ are also provided for your use.
There is also a large lockable container available if you wish to use this for any bikes.
The well equipped kitchen comes complete with hobs, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment, toaster & kettle.
In the cupboards you will find: mugs, water glasses, wine glasses, bowls, dinner plates & tea plates as well as cutlery. For cooking, baking trays, utensils, mixing bowls, oven dishes.
In the bathroom you will find a shower, hand sink, flushing toilet as well two rolls of toilet paper & hand soap.
TV & Wi-Fi
There is a smart TV in the Living area. This property has Wi-Fi with good signal but occasionally intermittent.
Hwyl is heated with an electric wall heater.
There is parking space for 2 cars at the property.
Lovely little place
Reviewed on 31/08/2023
The most lovely remote place for a stay! Had such a great 2 nights.. will definitely recommend this to all my family! The owners dad was so nice! He popped over at the beginning of our stay and gave us attraction recommendations (which were great). 10/10.
Beautiful, peaceful setting
Reviewed on 06/05/2023
We had a lovely stay in Hwyl, would highly recommend The pod was super clean and spacious, and set out with all you could need inside and out.
Comfortable bed and amazing views from the hot tub, decking and inside Hwyl. Nice touches with luxuries like sensor lights. Loved relaxing in the hot tub.
Easy drive to nearby towns and attractions – don’t miss the Elan Valley and the dams and red kite centre.
Reviewed on 13/06/2022
We had the best time celebrating a birthday at Hwyl! The outdoor space is amazing and the hot tub .. just what we needed!
Reviewed on 08/06/2022
Your accommodation was beautiful aswell as the area. Enjoyed exploring different places to visit. We really enjoyed are time here. Will be booking again when we can. The hot tub is a great addition.