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Machynlleth (View on a map )

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5 Guests

1 Bedroom

No Dogs

No Wifi

Stay here from £126 per night. Check Availability

As seen in Country File (28th September 2018)

Relaxing Woodland Retreats

*** Change over days available Wed, Fri & Sundays *** Minimum stay 2 nights ***

Hengoed is one of six treehouses available to our guests on this site.  Please be aware that pressing "Book" reserves one of these six properties, and means that you will be allocated one of these equally beautiful treehouses based on availability and suitability.  This is so that we can make sure that your family has a stay that's out of this world!


If you go down to the woods today in Mid Wales, you're sure of a beautiful surprise - over a little wooden bridge, appearing through a clearing in the trees is Hengoed, a traditional treehouse trailing in the treetops.  Comfortably sleeping two, with additional bunks to extend your party size to a family of four, this secluded treehouse sits in an ancient, undisturbed wooded valley.  It is one of six treehouses on this beautiful, mountainous site near Machynlleth, with views towards Cader Idris and the undulating hills of Powys.  Ynys Las beach is less than 20 miles away - the smell of the sea mingles with the aroma of the earthy woodland.

These treehouses are the best of glamping structures.  The spiral staircases splay out like leaves, guiding you skyward through the branches to the low-impact, off grid, floating futuristic abodes, designed by owner Mark to have as little disturbance on, and allow as much enjoyment of the stunning natural surroundings.  With walks aplenty around the magnificent countryside, including a short trek to your leafy nest, these treehouses are the perfect place to pause, breathe and immerse yourself fully in the sensory experience offered in this tranquil place. 

Check-in - 3pm / Check -out - 11am

  • Sleeping arrangements

    A couple on a double bed, and additionally two children on bunk beds and a third child on a day bed

  • Bathroom Facilities

    Swedish composting toilet next to treehouse. Spring water shower.

  • Cooking Facilities

    Fully equipped kitchen with gas hob and woodburning stove.

  • Internet Access

    There is no internet access in this property.

  • Heating and Lighting

    This property is off-grid. Heating is by wood-burning stove, and lighting is lanterns and candles. The treehouses are insulated and cosy all year round.

  • Child Policy

    Children very welcome!

  • Pets Policy

    No Pets

  • Grounds and Nearby

    Decked area outside treehouse, as well as rope bridges, wooden spiral staircases and tree hammocks

  • Parking Information

    Parking is across the field, there will be someone there to meet you when you arrive to help with bags and to show you the way.

  • Arrival Times

    Check in from 15:00 and check out by 11:00

  • Public Transport

    Nearest Train Station and Bus Links: Machynlleth 5m.

Each one of these chic tree shelters sleeps four - two adults on a hand built wooden double bed, and two children in built in bunk beds.  There is an optional daybed for a third child available.  All beds have views over the woodland from large windows, allowing for star gazing and bird spotting well into the night.  The living space is big enough for a family stay and cozy enough for a couple, with fully equipped kitchen cooking and washing up facilities, comfortable seating and dining areas, and a central wood-burning stove providing a sepia glow over this simple existence.  The shower can be found under the structure, and the compost toilet is on its own platform nearby.  Rope bridges, spiral staircases, tree hammocks and streams also add to the experience, allowing the kids and the big kids an amazing, serene experience between the branches.

Machynlleth, the ancient capital of Wales, is just 3 miles away, which boasts Wales' own MOMA Art Gallery, as well as museums, pubs, cafes and a fantastic Wednesday market selling local foods. Visit in May for the famous Machynlleth Comedy festival.

Go further along the coast road to Borth and, on the way, find the Cors Dyfi Osprey project in the nature reserve or drive another 20 mins to the lovely seaside town of Aberystwyth.

In the opposite direction, Aberdyfi offers a variety of quaint shops and delectable places to dine. Stop by the acclaimed Seabreeze restaurant for a sumptuous evening meal or call in the Coast Deli for a delicious brunch.

Aberdyfi boasts a spectacular 18-hole Links golf course, a regular venue for national competitions.

Wildlife& Sport
ocated within the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere, an internationally recognised nature reserve. Discover woodland and wildlife as well as a variety of sporting pursuits. Visit http://www.dyfibiosphere.wales to find out more.

Cycling and Mountain Biking
North Wales is a fabulous destination for cycling enthusiasts. Visit the purpose-built Climachx trail mountain bike course in Corris (http://www.dyfimountainbiking.org.uk/), just 8 miles away. Bikes can be stored safely below the cabin deck or hired from nearby Dolgellau http://dolgellaucycles.co.uk/.

If your cycling errs towards a genteel stroll, then the Mawddach trail won't disappoint. Enjoy 30 miles of breathtaking scenery and stop by The George III on the Estuary for a pub lunch and an ale from the local 'Moose' microbrewery.

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