Name: Cwm Tawel
Location: United Kingdom
The beautiful Llynfi Valley in South Wales provides peace, tranquillity and picturesque landscapes – the perfect setting in which to get back to nature on a luxury camping or glamping holiday. Set up by local residents in 2010, Cwn Tawel offers the opportunity for guests to enjoy the Welsh countryside and learn traditional local crafts. Located in a small valley meadow near Bridgend, Cwn Tawel can be found just 6 miles from the M4 at junction 36.
Accommodation and Amenities
A modern alternative to a traditional camping experience, accommodation at Cwn Tawel is in Tipis or charming Mongolian Yurts. Yurts can sleep up to five people. Beds are provided (one double and three singles), and interiors are decked out in stylish fashion with ethnic furniture, while a central log burner provides an inviting place to relax with a generous supply of plump cushions and cosy sheepskins. Outside, there is a private deck with BBQ and seating. A fully equipped communal kitchen boasts a wood fired Rayburn for cooking, while there is also an outdoor cob/clay oven and all crockery and cutlery is provided. All you need to bring with you is your bedding or sleeping bags. Guests can also enjoy use of a wood fired hot tub – an extra touch of luxury!
Cwn Tawel offers a range of outdoor crafts and skills courses including wild wood foraging, willow basket making and camp fire cooking. In addition, there are many great walks and cycle tracks nearby, as well as excellent beaches such as Porthcawl, Restbay and Ogmore by Sea which are particularly good for surfing. Star gazing on clear nights is also a treat not to be missed!
The perfect spot to get back to nature while enjoying more comfortable accommodation than your average camping trip, Cwn Tawel offers a magical outdoor experience for families with young children and a peaceful getaway for adults.
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