Forest yurt

UK Wales Mid Wales Powys Machynlleth Eco Retreats Forest Retreat

  • Sleeps 4 (max 2 adults, 0 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Private Bathroom
An idyllically located tipi with wood-burning stove and outdoor bath offering a natural-world escape deep in Wales’ Dyfi forest.

  • 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.

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About Eco Retreats Forest Retreat

Suitable For

Couples or families looking for an exclusive camping experience – yes. Back to basics campers – no.


Enjoy the beautiful outdoors hiking, mountain biking and water sports or head underground with Corris Mine Explorers and, a little further north, the intriguing King Arthurs Labyrinth (01654 761584). 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 Forest Retreat is located at Near Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9HA

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Getting There

Eco Retreats is hidden in the heart of acres and acres of unspoilt forest. It’s a 4-mile journey on ‘forestry’ roads (which takes about an hour) off the A487. Directions are given on booking. The nearest train station is Machynlleth, from where it's a 20-minute taxi ride.

Trains arrive in Machynlleth about every two hours via Birmingham, a taxi to the site takes about 20 minutes and costs about £20.