- A 21ft tipi with double bed, wood-burning stove and indoor cooking area
- Private wood-fired al fresco bath, eco-loo and spring water shower
- The most secluded of just five yurts/tipis on this well-established site
The Owner Says
The Forest yurt is in our most secluded spot, surrounded by lovely ancient oak woods. It does involve a walk up a steep slope to get there (please contact us if you are unsure about this) - but you can be sure of feeling totally removed from everyday life and worries once you arrive!
Outside you have your own private wood-fired outdoor bath so you can enjoy a hot soak in the open air! and an outdoor fire and seating area - the stars are breathtaking, away from the light pollution of the city.
There's also a private hot shower and eco-loo unit, with water from a spring up the hill. Inside, there's a double futon with comfy mattress, organic bed linen, a coffee table, a hand-crafted wood burning stove (all wood and kindling provided), and a gas stove. Cutlery, crockery and utensils are all provided for cooking.
Features & FacilitiesEach yurt is kitted out with everything you need, except food. A private outdoor wood-fired bath, eco-loo and spring mountain ‘shower’ with stunning views are on the doorstep.
You won’t want to leave! But Eco Retreats is close to amazing beaches, forest, mountains, markets, culture and places to eat and drink. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors hiking, mountain biking and water sports. Or visit the Centre for Alternative Technology (01654 705950 ); the Corris Craft Centre (01654 761584) a couple of miles up the A487; the Museum of Modern Art (01654 703355) at Machynlleth or tea shops by the beach in nearby Aberdyfi.
Food & Drink
The Slaters Arms is a brilliant local pub in Corris and The Wynnstay Hotel (01654 702941) at Machynlleth is a gastro pub with a great atmosphere (and good food) in the bar plus a separate pizza restaurant. Number 21 bistro (01654 703382), on the high street, is another local highlight.
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Eco Retreats is hidden in the heart of 600 acres of unspoilt forest. It’s a four-mile journey on ‘forestry’ roads (which takes about an hour) off the A487. Directions are given on booking.
Trains arrive in Machynlleth about every two hours via Birmingham, a taxi to the site takes about 20 minutes and costs about £20.