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Tipi Mavis

At Tipis at Ponty

Pont-Y-Forwyn, Llansantffraid, Powys SY22 6UA

  • Sleeps 3 (max 3 adults, 0 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Pet Friendly
A tipi that’s made for two with views over the River Cain on the English-Welsh border.

  • A proper bed, furnishings and log-burner for cosy stays
  • Separate, equipped kitchenette and communal kitchen area
  • One of just two tipis on a tiny dog-friendly, riverside site where fishing is allowed

This information was supplied by Tipis at Ponty

Tipi Mavis is situated by the river in a secluded position. It has a fire pit with a rustic bench and its own cooking area with a double ring gas hob, pots and pans, cooking utensils. Inside Mavis has a comfy double futon with a small sofa/single futon and stove (for warming purposes only) it is at the bottom of the hill and benefits from the lovely relaxing rippling noise of the water.
As chefs, we have been outside caterers for many years in the Shropshire/ Powys area, catering for both corporate and personal clients. This year we have restructured our existing company and developed a new commercial kitchen at home which offers us the facility to continue catering for your special events. In future our catering style will be more ‘al fresco’ and relaxed, but of the same high standard. Our ethos is, as always, to be flexible and work with our clients to create food that makes your important days memorable food experiences.

About Tipis at Ponty

Adults-only, dog-friendly camping and glamping on the Powys and Shropshire borders.

Tipis at Ponty is situated on the Powys/Shropshire borders and is a picturesque six acre small holding, with a wealth of natural beauty on the doorstep. Comprising of two luxury fully furnished Tipis, Mary and Mavis, and three grass tent pitches, Daffyd, Algie and Don Don, Adults and dogs are welcome. The campsite and our adjoining three acre paddock is bordered by the River Cain, for which we have fishing rights, and has beautiful views up the valley. We are a vehicle free site so provide you with wheelbarrows to transport your belongings. Our brand new site boasts two bespoke wet rooms, a kitchenette (with fridge, microwave and washing up facilities) which has a little "honesty box" shop, stocking various products prepared by chefs, Ian and Jane, who occasionally will offer themed evening meals during busy periods. The Tipis have a fire pit, rustic seating and tailor made cooking pod with double gas hob, the tent pitches have fire baskets and rustic seating. All pitches are welcome to use The Sunset Shack in the upper copse, our purpose built funky shed  which offers a cooking area with double gas hob and seating for dining/relaxing, enjoying the views and spectacular sunsets. The village of Llansantffraid is half a mile away providing two mini supermarkets, pubs, curry house, chip shop, post office and petrol station. Our site is a perfect location to use as a base for cyclists, walkers, golfers, fishermen, sightseeing and retail therapy, or simply chilling on site.

Glamping Site Facilities

Tipis include comfortable bed with cushions and throws, a wood-burning stove and bean bags. Each comes with a bespoke cooking shack with double gas hob. Cutlery, crockery, utensils, head torches and fairy lights provided. Tent campers have use of the communal kitchenette, includes a microwave and fridge. 2 communal wet rooms available. A small on-site honesty shop stocks bare essentials and Ponty's own homemade produce with an honesty box. The communal area ('The Sunset Shack') in the upper copse has stunning views and can be used for informal dining, relaxation or recreation. Each pitch comes with a firepit and rustic seating. Table tennis available onsite and fishing available in the River Cain. 

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