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Old Chapel Farm orange Yurt

8 reviews
Yurt Interior
The wheel
Chapel in winter
Inside farm house
Pond garden
Feeding animals
Bronze Casting
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1 Bedroom , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Llanidloes, Powys, Wales
The orange yurt sleeps 5 in a large double bed - (2 singles put together). 3 further mattresses are provided. There is a woodburning stove, fire pit outside, tea making facilities. Cooking is in our beautiful converted bus - a fully kitted out kitchen/dining room. Compost loo, flush loos, solar shower, electric showers.

We are especially interested in the archaeology of farming, working with primitive breeds of sheep and growing ancient crops. We work as Cathedral archaeologists as well as running the farm and stone sculpting. It is a fairly unique place - better suited to those wanting a close to nature experience rather than a glamping or luxury holiday. It's a farm, so there is mud and muck and sheep emergencies that sometimes need to be sorted out before we can attend to guests! A great place if you want to experience a real w...
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Listing #HL178456
About the Owner
Frances B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
You are welcome to get as involved as you like on our smallholding. There are international volunteers learning about making dairy products, livestock care, organic gardening, natural building, craft and more. There is also another site with a prehistoric village taking form that you are welcome to visit and get involved with. Alternatively you can completely keep to yourselves and enjoy the quiet calm of the valley.
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We had Old Chapel farm recommended to us and it is clear why. Our yurt had wonderful views across a beautiful valley and we spent each evening cooking over the firepit while watching and listening to the valley 'going to sleep'. The yurt was perfect...More

Thank Volumiza
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We stayed in the orange yurt for 3 nights and really enjoyed the peace ad quiet. On arrival we had a lovely bottle of home made wine and a few eggs and veg which is a nice touch. There is no electricity or running water...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2015

There is another way. We do not have to be enslaved by technology or anything else. Leave the computers, TVs, smart phones and everything else behind. Except a didj if you play one! All you need is a fire, a little food and the people...More

Thank FrTimArdouin
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
If you would like to bring a dog, we are flexible- but would just appreciate you ask us first to check the situation, as we also have dogs and sheep and cattle and need to be...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 55
GBP 250
16 Jul 2018 -
3 Sep 2018
3 nights
GBP 85
GBP 400
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
You can either book weekends (Friday - Monday), weekdays (book Monday - Wednesday and Thursday will be free) or for a week starting either Monday or Friday.
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About the neighbourhood
Llanidloes is a small friendly market town just 4 miles from the farm. The Elan valley, hafren forest and Clwedog reservoirs are all nearby.
Getting around
It is easiest by car, but there are local train and bus routes relatively close.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Caersws: 12.0 km
Train to Caersws, bus to Llanidloes - guests can be picked up from either station. Guests coming by car can find directions on our website.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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