Wigwam® Holidays Builth Wells - Glamping in Wales

Located an hour and a half from Cardiff and just over two hours from Birmingham, Wigwam® Holidays Builth Wells is easily reached and offers the perfect spot for a relaxing staycation in the heart of Mid Wales. This idyllic glamping site gives you a real taste of rural Welsh life, with lush pastures and grazing sheep all around.

The six ensuite camping pods at Builth Wells are located on a friendly working farm and benefit from the gorgeous countryside all around: take a stroll on the tranquil lakeshore, spot wildflowers and birds or walk down to the riverside for a picture-perfect picnic. 

For extra relaxation, climb into your very own hot tub and enjoy the soundtrack of birdsong and gently swaying tree branches in the background.

Things to do in and around Builth Wells

Situated in Powys, Wales, Wigwam® Holidays Builth Wells offers a fabulous base for discovering the best that Mid Wales has to offer. Here are some of our top tips to do on your glamping holiday in Builth Wells:

Visit the market town of Builth Wells

This friendly little town was once famous for its therapeutic springs and charming markets. Much of this traditional colour is still there, making the town well worth a visit. Builth Wells is full of sweet little pubs and boasts a large collection of applied arts at the Erwood Station Gallery

Other attractions in the town include the Llywelyn Mural, The Groe War Memorial and a section of the Wye Valley Walk. Near Builth Wells, you can go fishing at Pant-y-Llyn lake or do some sightseeing with a guided tour with Welsh Overland Safari.

If you’re visiting in July, make sure to visit the Royal Welsh Show - apart from farm animals ranging from well-groomed cows to fluffy white sheep, you can also find local food stalls, sporting events and wide-ranging entertainment for the whole family.

Explore the majestic Brecon Beacons

This national park is the perfect spot for some hiking, fishing, mountain biking or canoeing. The area has 100 miles of walking routes and offers fabulous views of rolling green hills, waterfalls and charming little towns.

The breath-taking scenery of mountains, hills and valleys was carved out by the last Ice Age and dozens of prehistoric monuments dot the landscape. The grassy moorlands can be explored on foot or horseback. Fforest Fawr Geopark is a Unesco-protected area with waterfalls and rocky caves of great geological interest. The national park is also great for some stargazing. 

Glamping near Brecon Beacons offers almost endless possibilities for reconnecting with nature.

Discover the quirky, yet traditional town of Machynlleth

Just over an hours’ drive from Builth Wells, the market town of Machyllneth is full of creative spirit that has reinvigorated this historic spot, making it a fascinating day trip for your glamping holiday. The town’s high street, Heol Maengwyn, offers a great chance for visiting sweet little shops, cosy cafes and great galleries. The street has been lined with market stalls selling local goods every Wednesday since 1291.

Culture vultures will enjoy a spot of modern Welsh art at MOMA Machynlleth, while the Machynlleth Comedy Festival serves belly laughs every year in May. Three miles outside of Machynlleth is The Centre For Alternative Technology, an environmentalist hub offering day courses on topics like upcycling, traditional crafts and harnessing renewable energy.

Book your glamping holiday with Wigwam® Holidays

Whether you want to explore the great outdoors, discover quirky Welsh villages or simply relax in a peacefully pastoral setting, glamping in Builth Wells is a fabulous choice for your next holiday

Our eco-friendly, heated ensuite cabins on the farm offer ideal accommodation for couples, families and friend groups alike. The Running Water Deluxe cabins onsite can be booked with or without a private hot tub, and the family pooch is welcome to join in on the glamping fun. 

So leave the stresses of your everyday life behind and book your perfect staycation in Builth Wells today!

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