Family-friendly safari tent

UK Wales South Wales Glamorgan Caerphilly Under the Oak Glamping

  • Sleeps 4 (max 4 adults, 3 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Private Bathroom
  • En-suite bathroom/toilet
Cosy, family-friendly safari tent in a tranquil corner of a traditional farm, complete with private hot tub.
  • Natural wooden hot tub heated by a wood burning stove
  • Gorgeous Welsh box bed with twinkly lights
  • Toasty wood burner and plenty of logs to get it roaring

The Owner Says

Come and stay in one of our luxury, boutique canvas lodges for an unforgettable experience. Get back to nature, without giving up your creature comforts! The lodge has a comfortable double bed and sofa bed which will be made up ready for your arrival so you can unpack and relax. The living area features an open plan kitchen with gas hob and full size fridge. There is also a wood burner to keep you warm and toasty throughout the colder months. There is a separate bathroom in the lodge with a flushing toilet and hot shower. Outside the large veranda has seating area to take in the amazing view. You have your own private hot tub alongside the lodge, as well as a firepit for cooking or just relaxing around.

About Under the Oak Glamping

Suitable For

Glamping only. Note, this site does not accept single-sex groups of more than two people.


Wales is known for its castles, and there are some right on your doorstep. If you only visit one make it Caerphilly Castle (029 2088 3143) – one of the greatest surviving medieval castles, covering 30 acres of islands, moats and ramparts. Cardiff Castle (029 2087 8100), the fairy tale folly Castle Coch (029 2081 0101) and Raglan Castle (01291 690228), with its angular towers and Tudor-styling are also top spots for history lovers. Once you’ve had enough of castles, try the great monastic ruins of Tintern Abbey (01291 689251), whose beauty has been captured over the centuries by William Wordsworth and JMW Turner. There are countless other places nearby to visit, like St Fagans – with 100 acres of parkland and 40 original buildings from various historical periods, Big Pit (0300 111 2333) where, guided by former pit workers, you can explore Wales' industrial past. Also, Blaenavon Ironworks (01495 792615) and the huffing and puffing Brecon Mountain Railway (01685 722988) are popular with visitors.

Food & Drink

Food hampers for breakfast or BBQ's are available to book in advance, and there's a small honesty shop next to the wood store where you can pick up essentials (free range farm eggs, local preserves, honey, pickles and chutneys). Guests can buy provisions from the local village, which is only a mile down the lane. Nearby places to eat include stylish gastropub The Old Cottage (029 2076 5961), no-nonsense British pub The Maenllwyd (029 2088 2372) and Italian bistro Volare (029 2132 2077). Not forgetting the countless restaurants in buzzing Cardiff.

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Under the Oak Glamping is located at The Barn, Pen y Waun Farm, Mountain Rd, Bedwas, Caerphilly CF83 8ER

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Getting There

From the M4, leave at junction 28 or 32 and follow signs for Caerphilly. The site is outside the small village of Bedwas – a SatNav will bring you very close, then just carry on up the lane and look out for the 'Under the Oak' signs. Trains run to Caerphilly (3 miles away), via Cardiff.

Trains run to Cardiff central station where you can change for Caerphilly (the nearest town), which is three miles away.