Treetop Cabin

UK Wales Mid Wales Powys Redwood Valley

  • Sleeps 3 (max 3 adults, 2 children)
  • Editor's Pick
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
Both in the trees and of the trees, this cabin with canopy views has been crafted out of timber from the surrounding ancient woodland.

  • Large windows and a balcony with a hammock make the most of the views
  • Cosy convenience with a wood-burning stove, en suite toilet and beds with bedding
  • One of only three glamping pitches on this eco-friendly site with a shared woodland kitchen

The Owner Says

Our Treetop Cabin is a very special haven. Its magnificent position, perched high on a wooded slope overlooking the valley, means that guests can enjoy spectacular views and complete privacy. From inside, the large windows allow a stunning panorama of the woodland canopy allowing you to enjoy the abundance of nature in total comfort. Relaxing in the hammock on the balcony, the only sound is the chattering of birds and the babbling of the brook far below.

The cabin has been lovingly crafted from wood from the valley. There is a large balcony with chairs and hammock, and a wooden walkway to a luxurious private composting loo. The cabin is furnished with a double bed (with cosy down duvet, pillows and crisp white bedlinen) and a daybed which can comfortably sleep one additional adult or two children. We also provide a small fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, a wind up lantern, and wood for the log burning stove. Outside there is a spring water tap, and in the wooded glade behind the cabin is a seating area where you can enjoy the BBQ which doubles as a fire pit.

Features & Facilities

Yurts feature a king-sized bed (bedding included), a single and double futon, electric bedside lights, wind up lanterns, and a log-burning stove. The cabin has floor to ceiling windows, a comfortable double bed, daybeds and a private composting toilet. Outside, each accommodation has its own spring water tap, BBQ (which doubles as a fire pit), table and stools, while the communal woodland kitchen is fully equipped with two fridges, gas hobs, microwave, toaster, kettle, pots, pans, utensils, cutlery, crockery and complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, cooking oil, condiments, herbs and spices. There is a long trestle table on which to eat or play the games provided. Next to the kitchen is an excellent gas-heated shower (complimentary shower gel, shampoo and conditioner) and the composting toilet is located close to the yurts and kitchen.

Activities

Under a mile from Redwood Valley, Presteigne is a thriving town with a wine bar, four pubs and an eclectic array of independent shops and eateries. For something more in keeping with the campsite setting, there's a fantastic farm park and owl sanctuary (01544 231109) also around a mile from Redwood Valley. Ludlow Castle (01584 874465) adds a little history, as well as its spectacular annual food festival, or try the renowned book town of Hay on Wye, full of fantastic independent shops, especially great for antiques and, well, books. The campsite is located in the heart of a dark sky reserve and if you want something more than the simple stargazing onsite, there is an observatory (01547 520247) just up the road in Knighton – so bring a telescope if you are a keen!

Food & Drink

If you are cooking your own meals, Presteigne has an excellent greengrocer and fishmonger, a deli selling freshly baked bread, a local butcher, a wine shop and two small supermarkets. There are also four pubs – The Farmers Inn (01544 267389), The Salty Dog (01544 267720), The Radnorshire Arms (01544 267406) and The Royal Oak (01544 260842) – along with an excellent wine bar, Wine On Line (01544 267675).
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Getting There

From Presteigne: take the B4355 to Norton/Knighton. After about 0.5 miles the road bends slightly left up a small hill. At the top of that hill, on the right hand side, there is a small stone lodge and 50m further on is the 'Redwood Valley' sign and entrance which is also on the right hand side of the road. Please turn right here, follow the drive down for a couple of hundred metres and you will find the Parking Area (signposted).

From Knighton: take the B4355 to Norton/Presteigne. After about 5 miles, you will arrive at Norton, please carry on straight through the village towards Presteigne. After a further 1 mile you will see a left hand turn, just on the edge of the woodland, with the 'Redwood Valley’ signage by the side of the road. Please turn left here, follow the drive down for a couple of hundred metres and you will find the Parking Area (signposted).

Redwood Valley is situated under a mile north of Presteigne. The closest Railway station is six miles away in Knighton, home of the Offa's Dyke Centre. From Knighton, you can travel direct to Swansea and Shrewsbury.

From Leominster station, you can travel direct to Manchester, Swansea and Cardiff or connect to Hereford for direct services to London and Birmingham. Leominster is a 20-minute taxi journey from Redwood Valley. You can arrange a pick up in advance for around £25 from Radnor and Kington Taxies on 01547 560205.