Cwt Iâr

UK Wales North Wales Conwy Abergele Hollow Oak Glamping

  • Sleeps 3 (max 2 adults, 1 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • In room Wifi
  • En-suite bathroom/toilet

The Owner Says

Cwt Iâr or Hen Hut is so called because of our free-spirited hens who peck their way around the farmyard.  Handcrafted on the farm and designed with comfort and cosiness to allow you to take time out, unwind and feel happy. 
Sleeps 2 adults (and 1 child on a camp bed or travel cot).
As you step foot inside, you'll be greeted by toe-warming underfloor heated oak floor and a cute hen-themed interior. 
Sumptuous double bed with bed linen and blankets included.  A sofa bed is available (extra bedding and towels are included when a booking is made for 3 persons).  A travel cot with bottom sheet can be provided on request. 
Tons of under bed storage with drawers and cupboards (so you can bring the kitchen sink!), coat hangers and hooks.
Sunshine yellow twin sofa with pumpkin pouffe to put your feet up.  LED lighting with cosy reading lamps and plenty of sockets.
The Kitchen is fitted with a sink, induction hob, small oven, fridge freezer as well as kettle, toaster and cafetière.  The kitchen is fully stocked with pots, plates, bowls, mugs, glasses, cutlery, utensils, tea towels, washing up and kitchen tools.  Essentials such as tea, coffee, sugar, oil, salt, pepper are included.  A welcome hamper with local goodies and a few treats will be waiting for you.
Handmade oak table and chairs for dining (highchair can be provided on request).
Ensuite bathroom with enclosed shower, toilet, washbasin and heated towel rail.  Use of towels and toiletries included.
Smart TV with free Wi-fi, magazines, games and playing cards for lazy afternoons and cosy evening entertainment.
Full-length, double glazed, glass fronted door leading onto your wooden decking with seating, fairy lights and lantern, BBQ, outside storage box for muddy boots etc. Fresh herbs for adding flavour to your favourite meal or cocktail!
Car parking provided a very short walk away (30m).  Wheelbarrow/trug provided for unpacking.  Please let us know if you require assistance. To protect our rural environment, there is no lighting from the car park to the accommodation so we recommend you pack a torch.

Our Coronavirus Booking Guarantee

Book with complete confidence at Hollow Oak Glamping with the Glampingly Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. We guarantee the following clear policy for your booking:

  • A low deposit of 30% to secure your booking
  • Balance not due until 30 days before your holiday, in case of late changes to Coronavirus guidance
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings up to the end of 2021 in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • In the event of a lack of 2021 availability, switch your dates to 2022
  • Due to low deposit and late balance payment, no refunds are offered

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Features & Facilities

Cwt Iâr (Hen Hut) has a double bed, whilst Cwt Chwaden (Duck Hut) has a king-size bed and a separate bedroom with cosy bunkbeds. Both cwts are fully insulated and feature under floor heating, LED lighting, bedtime reading lamps, a smart TV, free WiFi and plenty of sockets. The fully equipped kitchens include a fridge freezer, sink, oven, induction hob, kettle and toaster (essentials such as tea, coffee, sugar, oil, salt and pepper are all included). Full-length double-glazed doors lead out onto the lit deck area, with electric BBQ, fairy lights, lanterns and dining area. A firepit area is situated alongside the stream with natural wood seating arranged for social distancing. Lucy and Rheon are also happy to show you the animals on the farm. At certain times of the year, there will be sheep shearing and lambing to watch and usually a lamb or two needing to be bottle fed.


The local village, Betws yn Rhos, is a 25-minute walk away and includes a small shop for essentials and a local pub. A 10–15-minute drive away is Gwyrch Castle, (home to ITV’s I’m A Celebrity 2020) there are guided tours available and nightly ghost hunts on selected dates (requires booking in advance). The nearest sandy beach is Porth Eirias a 15-minute drive away. A short walk along the promenade in Rhos on Sea are independent shops, cafés and ice cream parlours. The walled town of Conwy is a world heritage site with a castle, harbour, independent shops, cafés and home to the smallest house in Britain. Walking in the walls is a great free activity and a good way of seeing a lot of the town from a unique perspective (including peeping in to peoples back gardens). Snowdonia National Park is a 30-minute drive away. There are a number of places to begin your ascent to the peak of Snowdon depending on your level. Villages to visit include Betws y Coed and Beddgelert. North Wales is well-known for its mountain biking, most notable are: Gwydir Forest, Penmachno, Llandegla and Coed y Brenin. Zip World is worth visiting with your family (known for the fastest zip line in the world).

Food & Drink

The nearest pub, The Wheatsheaf (01492 680218), is a 25-minute walk away. A few miles from Hollow Oak, in the village of Llanfair Talhaiarn, The Black Lion (01745 720205) offers traditional pub grub, a pretty riverside setting and is popular with locals. A 15-minute drive away, you have The White Lion Inn, Llanelian (01492 515 807), an award winning gastro-pub, while, for a more gourmet experience, visit The Kinmel Arms (01745 832207; 12 minutes' drive), featured in the Good Food Guide's Top 50 Pubs in the UK. If visiting the beach in Porth Eirias, stop by Bryn Williams' seaside bistro (01492 577525), which serves local food with seaside views.

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Getting There

At J24 exit the A55 (the main coastal road across North Wales) head into Abergele. Turn left at the second set of traffic lights by the George and Dragon pub. Continue on the A548 out of Abergele towards Llanrwst for two and a half miles. At the Penrefail crossroads, turn right onto Roman Rd/B5381 signposted Betws yn Rhos. Take the first right after 400ft onto a single track country lane. Continue for just under one mile and Hollow Oak Glamping will be signposted just after the woods on the right hand side.

The nearest train station is Abergele (four miles away) or Colwyn Bay (seven miles away). Bus route 21 from Colwyn Bay to Abergele via Betws yn Rhos stops outside the post office, then you can walk 25 minutes to get to Hollow Oak Glamping.