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Embden Pod at Banwy Glamping

(Ref. 1052423)

Llanfair Caereinion, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "Amazing stay!"

    Romantic getaway

    Reviewed by Vinesh5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great place, great hosts."

    Definitely come back.

    Reviewed by Dominic5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely pod & hot tub, very cosy and perfect for a romantic get away!"

    ! We would definitely book to stay again in the future

    Reviewed by Kayleigh5.0Aug 2023

  • "Perfect breakaway and made very welcome for the stay."

    Hot tub looking at the starry nights was one to remember.

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2023

  • "Amazing pod, can't fault it in anyway."

    Was brilliant for getting a weekend away with my partner. Would definitely book again!

    Reviewed by Ewan5.0Jul 2023

  • "This place is fabulous and this was our second stay, we’ll definitely be back for a third."

    Couldn’t have been happier,Sarah was as ever welcoming and helpful. Clean, blissfully quiet and a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Danielle5.0Jul 2023

  • "Such a lovely place in such a lovely area."

    The bottle of prosecco was a great touch and of course the hot tub stole the show all weekend. Would most definitely stay again!

    Reviewed by Alex4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely place, idyllic and very homely and clean"

    Reviewed by Beth5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely place , would recommend this xx"

    Reviewed by Janice5.0May 2023

  • "Such a lovely little pod."

    Clean, tidy and had everything we needed. The little touches like milk and Prosecco in the fridge and charcoal for the outside fire pit were lovely. Had a problem getting the wood fired hot tub to light but Sarah was straight down to help us and got it going. We had 3 wonderful days in that hot tub staring at the countryside and listening to the sheep. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Apr 2023

  • "This pod is absolutely amazing and would recommend it to everyone."

    We booked as a birthday treat for the two of us and both had the most amazing time. There was a bottle of prosecco and milk in the fridge as we arrived (such a nice touch). Alan and Sarah could not have been more helpful and informative, leaving a book with things to do, places to go, restaurants and takeaways to eat from, you name it the book had it. They have literally thought of everything and I am so glad we found this pod. We will definitely be returning :)

    Reviewed by Abbie5.0Mar 2023

  • "Definitely will come back, lovely view and wonderful owners."

    Reviewed by Skye-jay4.7Mar 2023

  • "Loved the pod loved the location Really did seem like an isolated escape and that's exactly what we were looking for."

    Bed was ridiculously comfortable and the nearby towns had everything you could need and more, would stay again without a doubt.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Feb 2023

  • "Lovely little cabin, very clean and spacious."

    The nearest shops are a drive away so I’d recommend bringing food and drink. Lots of lovely touches like the Prosecco and dog treats! Owners are also very generous with wood / coal for the hot tub and fire pit. Highly recommend for couples coming from the city.

    Reviewed by Francesca5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely lodge, great little place to chill out, dog loved it as much as us"

    Reviewed by Kyle4.7Aug 2022

  • "Great place to enjoy your holiday."

    Very clean and comfortable. The hot tub is brilliant. Thank you. Iulian

    Reviewed by Iulian5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful place!"

    So peaceful and perfect for a break away from the fast pace of life. Our dog was welcomed just as much as we were. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Kerry-anne5.0Jun 2022

  • "Amazing property and perfect inside and out."

    Sarah was amazing. The great British weather didn’t stop us! Can’t wait to return!

    Reviewed by Karla5.0May 2022

  • "Had a great 2 nights stay in this lovely pod with my partner and our dog, we had a great stay here and would highly recommend this to anyone."

    Piece and quiet and so chilled here especially when we got in the hot tub at night which was great. If you need that break after a busy work life then this is for you! Thank you Andy and Sarah lovely place

    Reviewed by Nick5.0May 2022

  • "Absolutely brilliant, just what we needed, very clean and tidy, hot tub is great, peaceful and cozy, couldn't of asked for more and thank you for the tea, coffee, sugar, milk and chilled bottle of prosecco."

    Will definitely recommend this place and hopefully return in the future. Thanks again John & Helen

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at the embden pod at Banwy Glamping Pods."

    We spent two nights in the peaceful countryside to celebrate a 30th birthday with our dog. The pods had everything that you would require during your stay. The owners had gone all out with the detail from Prosecco on arrival, biscuits for the dog and fresh milk in the fridge for coffee, tea also all provided. We really enjoyed our stay at the pods and would highly recommend them to our friends and family. We had the beat stay and was welcomed by the owners on arrival. Really relaxing getaway with all the luxury's. We would 100% return.

    Reviewed by Ben5.0Apr 2022

  • "We absolutely adored the scenery and comfort of the Embden Pod and will definitely be returning."

    Great work, effort and time has been put in to ensure guests have a brilliant time here, so worth every penny.

    Reviewed by Abbie5.0Mar 2022

  • "Wow just what we needed amazing little hidaway ."

    . the pod is cosy with everything you need the veiws are amazing. Sarah and Andy have covered everything and are on hand if you need anything. The hot tub is the icing on the cake and we will 100% returning regards heather Darren

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Mar 2022

  • "Sarah & Andy were great hosts!"

    The pod was lovely and cosy. The weather wasn't the best (Wales in February), so didn't use the firepit or dine alfresco but did manage a few nights in the hot tub. We took our telescope too and managed a night star gazing. The location is very secluded so perfect for getting away from it all!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2022

  • "Booked this for my other half's 30th, being busy parents this was the perfect retreat."

    The pod has everything you need and the owner Sarah was really helpful and on hand if we needed anything. The woodfired tub was perfect for these cold winter evenings, it was peaceful, secluded and certainly helped us escape from our busy lifestyle and relax. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Dec 2021

  • "Had such a brilliant stay, the views are great, the pod is very comfortable and very relaxing."

    Will definitely be going back!

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Dec 2021

  • "Really loved our three nights in the pod."

    Great isolated spot. Hot tub was ready on arrival. Pod was clean and warm. Prosecco in the fridge and treat for the dog was a lovely touch. Host was very helpful and informative. Plenty of wood for the hot tub and charcoal for the fire pit. Very impressed , would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Nov 2021

  • "Great little place in the middle of nowhere."

    A great place to recharge. Hot tub is a great after a long walk.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Oct 2021

  • "Amazing place."

    Very well presented. Information of plenty of places to go and things to do. Lovely and peaceful. Hot tub was the icing on the cake.

    Reviewed by Rosie5.0Oct 2021

  • "I'm a busy person usually, as is my husband but it was his 40th and our wedding anniversary this particular weekend, so I booked this getaway as a surprise for him."

    We agreed early on I wouldnt takr the work laptop and him gis work phone so the we could just ... be. It was perfction, I haven't known peace like that in many years, it was the most beautiful thing to just be. And not worry about work, school, nursery, cleaning and any other needy thigs life has to throw. I had mever been in a Hottub before, it was lovely. Thoroughly enjoyed. We didnt do much walking as I have MS but the views are breathtaking but it was so nice to just. Do. Nothing. I will 100% be back, because I just need more time to do nothing. Its soo peaceful, the teabags were even beautiful!! The dog also loved it, there is absolutely nothing about this little getaway I could possibly criticise. Thank you so much

    Reviewed by Lexi5.0Oct 2021

  • "Had the most amazing time staying at the Pod."

    It was so cozy and Comfy for our weeks stay and the hot tub was so lovely! Managed to see a few shooting stats while sat outside in the dark whilst stargazing. Was the perfect end to the holiday.

    Reviewed by Megan4.4Oct 2021

  • "The most beautiful stay and wonderful owners who were very welcoming, will definitely be back again highly recommend if your looking for a relaxing break me and my partner also took our dog who was a massive fan of the big field too."

    Such a beautiful place can’t wait to go back.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a fantastic time at Embden Pod."

    The pod is equipped with everything you need and the hot tub was perfect in the evening. Located in a lovely secluded spot in the welsh countryside. We will certainly be back soon.

    Reviewed by Owen4.7Jun 2021

  • "Perfectly peaceful and tranquil."

    Exactly what we needed

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2021

  • "Absolutely amazing place to stay."

    Perfect for romantic getaway. Pod was great, everything you need. Lovely hosts. Well surprise with bottle of Prosecco left for us on arrival.

    Reviewed by Agnieszka5.0Jun 2021

  • "Such an amazing few days in the pod!"

    It’s got everything you need and we were suprised how secluded it was, the views around are brilliant and it’s just an amazing little getaway.

    Reviewed by Ellie5.0May 2021

  • "A Brill stay during a wet week in May!"

    Andy and Sarah were available if we needed them. The pod is superb, clean and homely. Great to be on our own for a week, very peaceful and the pod is on its own in a field close to the river.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely little break away."

    The pod surprisingly spacious and really comfortable. It's in a great location, really private. The hot tub, fire pit and decking area are great. Only thing I would say it could benefit from would be a microwave but other than that it was perfect! Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Erica4.7May 2021

  • "Brilliant pod for a weekend away."

    Kitchen got everything you need plus you can cook on the pit. Bed was super comfy and everything was really clean. We were really surprise to find a blanket, a bed and a couple of bowls for our lovely dog. They did even leave a biscuits for her. Sarah and Andy were very welcomimg and nice. They provided us with fresh eggs and their own bacon ( totally worth to buy some from them) which we end up taking extra home. We will definetly come back!!

    Reviewed by Eva5.0Apr 2021

  • "Just got back from a lovely weekend in the Embden Pod, the pod had all the facilities you would need for a self catering trip and was spotlessly clean."

    It felt spacious and was laid out well so you didn’t feel on top of each other whilst there. The hosts were very kind and helpful and were on hand if we needed anything. The wood burning hot tub and outdoor sitting area was lovely and perfect for a relaxing get away. The location was good with plenty of walks and activities near by. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Apr 2021

  • "When we first turned up we realised that there was only the one pod, which surprised us."

    Having said that we really enjoyed having no one else around. The hot tub could do with a gazebo as we did go in December and it was raining, however we would not let that stop us going in. Overall this was a great little escape, really quiet and exactly what we needed.

    Reviewed by Samantha4.7Dec 2020

  • "Fantastic stay!"

    It’s the perfect retreat to get away from reality for a few days. The pod is lovely and has everything you need; you can easily spend all weekend in there if you wish. Good local pubs and plenty to do in the area. Andy and Sarah are great hosts and were always on hand if we needed anything! Would definitely recommend and hope to be back at some point in the future.

    Reviewed by Nathan5.0Dec 2020

  • "We just stayed at Emden Pod this weekend and had the most amazing stay."

    Everything was there including utensils, fridge, cooker and the place was completely kitted out for our stay. It was absolutely immaculate and exceeded expectations in every way. The hot tub was great and the cabin was cosy and romantic. The location was beautiful and even if you have a rainy weekend, the pod has everything you need including a tv. We would definitely recommend to friends looking for a getaway.

    Reviewed by Lori5.0Nov 2020

  • "Great Place to get away from it all, surrounded by fields and fresh air."

    Hosts were on hand if we needed anything. Pod had all that we needed, and hot tub perfect place to while away the night, and watch the stars in the clear sky.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Oct 2020

  • "Great place, Lovely land with river at the bottom Perfect couples with the dog get away."

    Owners really nice would go above and behond to help. Will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0Oct 2020

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Studio layout with king size double bed, en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, kitchen and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Combi oven with a two-ring hob, fridge/freezer, TV
  • Fuel inc. in rent
  • Bed linen, towels and bath robes inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Decking with outdoor seating area, hot tub, fire pit with starter pack and private use of an acre of land
  • Use of fishing river
  • Only one well-behaved dog welcome
  • Can you please apply the dog to your itinerary if you are bringing one, failure to do so will incur a charge of £75
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.6 miles, pub 3.6 miles
  • Note: Prior to arrival customers must become a member of Woodlands Champion Club, there is no charge for this
  • Please note: this is private land and guests are not invited to bring any type of guns or metal detectors
  • Any damage to the property or premises will be charged for
  • Please note, this pod can be booked with Stag Lodge Ref 1064528 and together they sleep 4

The property

Set on the grounds of a working farm within the luscious rolling countryside of Llanfair Caereinion, is the striking dwelling of Embden Pod at Banwy Glamping.

Built by the owners themselves, this picture-perfect wooden cabin provides the ultimate romantic retreat for two and their canine companion.

Relish in the homely ambiance as you curl up on one of the inviting grey armchairs and unwind with a film on the flat-screen TV, following an action-packed day exploring the local area.

Prepare a loving meal for two in the quaint kitchen, complete with handy electric oven with two-ring hob and a compact fridge/freezer.

Take the evening out onto the decking, indulging in a bottle of bubbly at the patio table before making your way over to the hot tub and embracing the outstanding views as the sun sets on another glorious day.

Grab fresh robes from the en-suite, where you can enjoy a refreshing rinse under the shower whilst your towel keeps warm and toasty on the heated rail.

Head back inside to the open-plan living space, drifting off to sleep in the roomy king size double ahead of another fun-filled day in Wales.

Just a couple of miles away you can go to Glyndŵr’s Way, a fantastic national trail where you can walk through the open moorland, rolling farmland, woodland and forest of mid-Wales.

Discover the hidden gems of Powys on a scenic train journey through the countryside, on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.

Travel to Welshpool for a tour of the National Trust owned Powis Castle and Gardens, before grabbing a spot of lunch at one of the many local cafes.

Take a scenic stroll along the Llyn Coed y Dinas Nature Reserve, or challenge yourself to an exhilarating hike up Offa's Dyke Path.

The breath-taking landscape of Snowdonia National Park sit within a pleasant drive and is home to incredible landmarks such as Arthog Stone Circle and Pont Minllyn, as well as the enchanting Corris Mines.

Cross the border to England and discover the beautiful Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the idyllic town of Shrewsbury, lined with pretty Tudor-style buildings.

Make joyful memories with your significant other on an unforgettable retreat to Embden Pod at Banwy Glamping.

Please note: this is private land and guests are not invited to bring any type of guns or metal detectors. Any damage to the property or premises will be charged for.

Please note: Week commencing the 26th of May 2023, can only accept a week long booking.


Please note: There is £25 pet charge per week

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

LLANFAIR CAEREINION

Welshpool 8 miles.

The town of Llanfair Caereinion is built upon the site of an old Roman fort, in the valley of the River Banwy. It is a thriving town built around The Church of St Mary, with a Post Office, two supermarkets, and a selection of three different pubs. The annual Llanfair Caereinion Carnival is very popular with locals, and proceeds through the town with a full parade of floats and dancing troupes, providing a Rio carnival atmosphere. There is a river walk along the banks of the Banwy leading to an Arboretum, containing over 25 different species of British trees, an ideal place to explore before stepping back in time and jumping on the start of the narrow gauge heritage steam railway that runs 8.5 miles west to Welshpool. Welshpool nestles into the upper reaches of the picturesque Severn Valley near the border between Wales and England. This bustling market town is surrounded by rolling hills and glorious unspoilt countryside. There's a unique blend of shops offering arts & crafts, fashion & leisure, fresh produce, and quality pubs and restaurants, as well as the town centre’s restored cock fighting pit and interesting Heritage Trail. Visit the famous 13th Century Powis Castle, and the renowned Dingle Gardens. Enjoy a cruise in the summer sun along the Montgomery Canal or glorious walks and bike rides along National walking trails and the Offa’s Dyke Pathway.

Please note: this is private land and guests are not invited to bring any type of guns or metal detectors. Any damage to the property or premises will be charged for.

Please note: Week commencing the 26th of May 2023, can only accept a week long booking.


Please note: There is £25 pet charge per week

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas