Matilda's Field. Canol Y Cae

Lake Vyrnwy

Fire Pit
Charcoal BBQ
Sleeps 4
Cot Available - bedding required
Smoke Free
Breathtaking Views
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Family friendly
Bed linens
Cooking basics

Overview of Canol Y Cae ..

Canol y Cae, a fabulous canvas lodge tent that sleeps up to 4 people. This tent has a fabulous view onto a large and idyllic pond amongst the trees with the forest beyond. It is truly a tranquil space. This luxury wood and canvas lodge tent contains everything you need for a peaceful self-catering retreat in the heart of the Dyfnant Forest.

Inside the tent you will find a king size wooden sleigh bed, in its own private bedroom area, in the other bedroom section are two wooden single beds. The beds have proper comfy mattresses for a great night's sleep. Lounge, dining and kitchen area. The kitchen is fitted with a hob and all utensils, cutlery and crockery, a wooden dining table and chairs, plus an extra-large cooler box to keep items cold and fresh. This tent also has a leather sofa plus a cast iron stove heater.

Head outside to find a private barbecue fire pit with tools for cooking as well as a picnic bench for alfresco dining. Connected to the tent but separate from the tent you will find the private bathroom containing full-size shower and sink with running hot and cold water, composing toilet and urinal. As there is no mains electric, there is low voltage solar power which can be used to charge mobile devices. The tent itself is a large canvas lodge with strong timber supports, raised solid wood floor and veranda area with seating. Down the steps from the tent there is a large full size picnic bench, plus a fire pit barbecue with tools.

Staying at Canol Y Cae isn't camping but Glamping! No hassle of having to build the tent and with your own private facilities and comfortable beds. You'll be able to enjoy the freedom of outdoor space but with the luxury of private facilities. If you're fed up of the enclosed spaces of hotel rooms and would like to experience the peace and beauty of nature but without the hassle of pitching your own tent then this safari tent is an excellent choice.

Bring your own bedding to receive a 10% discount- enter 'BYOB' as the discount code when booking.

Looking to book another property on the same site? Check out Brig Y Bryn.

Eating & Drinking..

Planning a holiday to Canol Y Cae 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 - we have got it all covered here!

Eating Out

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel, Llanwddyn (4.5 miles)

Providing wholesome food, using seasonal fresh local produce for which Wales and its borderlands are renowned.
01691 870692

Cann Office Hotel, Llangadfan (7 miles)
Traditional Country Inn with a warm welcome and excellent food - our top choice!
01938 820202

The Railway Inn, Penybontfawr (8 miles)
A warm welcome awaits you at this traditional 200 year old Welsh Country Pub serving delicious home cooked food and a selection of drinks including locally brewed ale.
01691 460447

Dyffryn Cafe & Restaurant, Foel (8,5 miles)
Offers breakfasts, selection of light and cooked lunches and homemade cakes.
01938 820 214

The Cain Valley Hotel, Llanfyllin (10 miles)
Whether you’re up for a snack or a full meal, featuring traditional pub fare or home cooked recipes, as well as the tried and tested pub favourites, this menu has something for everyone's taste.​
01691 648366

The Station Grill, Llansantffraid (16 miles)
Featuring traditional pub meals, children's menu with great outside balcony and children's play area.
01691 828 478

The Sun, Llansantffraid (16 miles)
Newly refurbished, modern dining, locally sourced ingredients
01691 282 804

Wynnstay Arms Hotel, Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant (18 miles)
Enjoy fine food & wines in the Restaurant and in the conservatory overlooking the garden.
01691 780210


Artisans Coffee Shop, Llanwddyn (4 miles)
Popular cafe serving daily with excellent service.
01691 870317

Cwpan Pinc, Llangadfan (7 miles)
Excellent home cooked food, will small grocery shop and post office.
01938 820 633

Something Tasty, Llanfyllin (10 miles)
Traditional cafe serving hot and cold meals.
01691 649 121


The Palace India, Llansantffraid (16 miles)

01691 828 152

The Eagles Fish and Chips, Llanfyllin (10 miles)
01691 648 153

Golden Valley Chinese, Llanymynech (19.5 miles)
01691 830 426

Local Shops

Dafarn Newydd Stores, Llanwddyn (3 miles)
Friendly service to local residents, day trippers and holidaymakers alike, selling a wide range of goods general groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread and cakes, frozen food, off-licence sales, newspapers and magazines, diesel and petrol.
01691 870211

Llwydiarth Post Office and Shop (4 miles)
Selling a wide range of general groceries, off licence sales, news papers, diesel and petrol.
01938 820 208

Things To Do ..

Our 'Things To Do' page has lots of places to go and sites to see but here you will find recommended places in the locality of Canol Y Cae ..

You will also find lots of Further Information about the surrounding area at the property including lots of local walks a short distance from the property!

Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn (2.5 miles)
A must see whilst staying in the area, walk, cycle or drive around the scenic lake. Or if you are looking for something more relaxing check out the spa or more thrill seeking the boating and water sports.

Rainbow Trails, Dyfnant Forest
In the forest you will find Rainbow Trails that accommodate horse riding, carriage driving, cycling & walking. The forest is also fantastic terrain for cycling & mountain biking.

Welshpool Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion (14 miles)
Steam train trips through beautiful Mid Wales with experience for everyone.

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant (15 miles)
Visit the highest waterfall in Wales, located in the Berwyn Mountains. Lots of public footpaths and a tea room.

Bala Lake, Bala (19 miles)
Largest natural lake in Wales.

Derwen Garden Centre, Guilsfield (20 miles)
visit farm shop or stroll around landscaped gardens, restaurant and gift shop.

Powis Castle, Welshpool (22 miles)
A mediaeval castle, fortress and grand country house with beautiful gardens and walks.

Coed y Dinas, Welshpool (22 miles)
Large and unique shopping centre created from old farm buildings - restaurant serving hot and cold food and Sunday lunch.

Park Hall Farm, Oswestry (27 miles)
Countryside experience for all the family.

Additional Information ..

Do you want to know a little bit more on what Canol Y Cae 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 and Check Out by 10am.

Sleeping Arrangements

One x king bed (sleigh bed)
Two x single beds

Linen & Towels

All bed linen is provided.
One bath sheet per guest + two hand towels per visit.
If you wish to bring your own bedding you can a receive a 10% discount for this. Just enter 'BYOB' as the discount code when booking.

Pet Friendly

Canol Y Cae is pet friendly and welcomes up to 2 dogs, there is an additional charge of £10 per night per dog.


Cot bed available.

Outside Area

In the outdoor area you will find an outdoor seating area with a private BBQ/fire pit.


The kitchen is fitted with a gas hob and all utensils, cutlery and crockery as well as BBQ tools. An extra-large cooler box to keep items cold and fresh. Tea, coffee, sugar, washing up liquid, sponges & hand gel are left for each visit.

Shower Room

In the shower room you will find a full size shower, hand sink, compositing toilet & urinal.


There is no Wi-Fi at the property, however there is 4G.


Cast iron calor gas heaters.


There is ample parking space at the site.

Meet the Owners ..

Matilda's Field began in 2017 when owners, Mike & Donna moved to Tyddyn Amlwg. They decided to make it not only a home, but a site that could provide a temporary retreat from the everyday for our guests.

Tyddyn Amlwg is set in an incredibly peaceful location in the middle of the Dyfnant Forest. It's hard to find but that's part of the adventure in getting there, once you've found it we think you will agree that Matilda's Field is once found, never forgotten!

Matilda's Field is set within a 6 acre smallholding at Tyddyn Amlwg, surrounded by forest and wildlife, and site is home to sheep, lambs and cats amongst others.

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