Our Top 5 Recommended Places to Visit

Mid Wales is a truly beautiful part of the world. With scenic rolling hills, wandering flocks of sheep and rural hidden gems, mid Wales provides the perfect location for a UK staycation destination.

Here at Hush Hush Glamping, there are so many fun experiences and adventures nearby to explore. Whether you are a keen adventurer or prefer to hide away in a cosy pub, there’s something for everyone here in mid Wales. Below you will find a list of our top 5 places to visit during your upcoming stay at Hush Hush Glamping…

1) Gigrin Red Kite Feeding Station

Gigrin Red Kite Feeding Station is set upon a 160-acre family farm, inviting hundreds of stunning Red Kites to come and feed at their centre each day. The station boasts several hides, allowing you to watch the wonderful Red Kites as they go about their business. There are also specialist photographic points for keen photographers and artists to enjoy.

If you’re a wildlife lover (like us), Gigrin Red Kite Feeding Station is well worth a visit during your stay here. The Red Kite Centre overlooks both the Wye and Elan Valleys, and is just half a mile away from the pretty market town of Rhayader. The site also features a coffee shop, picnic site and farm trail, making for a fun family day out.

2) Elan Valley

Elan Valley is a stunning collection of man-made lakes, dating back to the early 20th Century. The dams, reservoirs and 73-mile aqueduct were built over a hundred years ago to supply clean water to the city of Birmingham; a truly epic work of engineering set within an area of outstanding beauty.

Elan Valley is a true hiker’s and photographer’s delight, located just a 45-minute drive away from our glorious glamping site. Situated just outside of the lovely Rhayader, the dams and reservoirs offer ample opportunities for walking and exploring; as well as providing much-needed protection to ancient species of flora and fauna.

3) Aberystwyth Mountain Road

The Aberystwyth Mountain Road is a picturesque old mountain road, heading out towards the notorious Cambrian Mountains. If you’re already heading out towards Rhayader to visit the Gigrin Centre or Elan Valley, why not continue your journey on to Aberystwyth? Take your time and admire the panoramic views during this perfectly picturesque journey.

The prettiest route across the Cambrian Mountains is to head straight on past the northernmost point of the Elan Valley, travelling via the tremendous, twisting road that soars high through the mountains. Follow the B4574 from Cwmystwyth to Devil’s Bridge, before heading to Aberystwyth via the A4120. A spectacular day out!

4) Water-break-its-neck Waterfall

The aptly named Water-break-its-neck Waterfall provides the perfect opportunity for a lovely stroll through enchanted woodland and fascinating waterfalls. The scenery is so spectacular that local girl Ellie Goulding chose this idyllic spot as part of the filming location for her Your Song video.

This wonderful waterfall is situated within Warren Wood, just outside the village of New Radnor. There are three short trails across the woods, each marked with coloured signs – whether you’re seeking a short scenic stroll or a challenging hike, there are routes to suit all ages and abilities. A true walker’s paradise!

5) The Cider Barn at Pembridge

This list wouldn’t be complete without a lovely rustic eatery! The Cider Barn is a 450-year-old, Grade II listed barn at Dunkerton’s Cider Mill; serving divine meals and tasty tipples, all made from locally sourced Hereford ingredients, at affordable prices.

The Cider Barn is perched just outside the village of Pembridge in North Herefordshire. At just a 30-minute drive from our spectacular glamping site, we highly recommend a meal out at The Cider Barn during your stay here – we guarantee you won’t regret it!

Explore Magical Mid Wales at Hush Hush Glamping

Our adult-only glamping site is set within a 90-acre family farm in mid Wales, overlooking the spectacular Radnor Valley and Black Mountains in the company of friendly alpacas, sheep, red kites, and the occasional deer.

If you’re looking for a UK staycation in an idyllic, rural location, look no further than Hush Hush Glamping! Click here to book your stay today.

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