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Cocoon

Hay-on-Wye Town, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Quirky
Rustic
Glamping
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish glamping pod surrounded by forest
  • River with on-site fishing and canoeing available
  • Popular Hay-on-Wye is only 0.5 miles away
Property code: BN433

Retreat to this serene haven for a trip to remember with fishing and canoeing on site and a woodland of chestnut and rowan trees all around. It’s an enchanting holiday let that allows guests to relax and get back to nature.

Escape and go off the beaten track with a glamping getaway in a secluded forest in the north of the Brecon Beacons. Just half a mile from the book lovers’ town of Hay-on-Wye, you’re in a wonderful setting, close to many amenities yet with a plethora of walks, cycle trails and a river to explore nearby. Visit Hay Castle, investigate the many bookshops, or head to the Black Mountain for walking and unbeatable views. And if you’re travelling as a family or with a group of friends, there’s plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure from rafting to gorge jumping in this corner of the national park.

This picturesque retreat seems to belong in a fairy tale with scenic forest surrounds and pretty wood exterior. Meanwhile, inside, it boasts modern amenities including an electric fire and kitchen appliances such as a gas hob, air fryer, whistling kettle, fridge and a small freezer. The galley kitchen/sitting room is a simple yet stylish place for preparing your meals or sharing a glass of wine at the table while you plan your trips out. Snuggle up on the sofa when the day is done, the wood burner roaring away beside you, and watch woodland life through floor-to-ceiling sliding doors. Natural pine furnishings, splashes of colour and plush beanbags ensure this glamping pod is wonderfully warm and welcoming, encouraging you to relax the moment you step through the door. The two bedrooms are made up of one zip and link double which can be made up as two singles on request, and one twin, both are decorated in bright colours and have large geometric windows, so you can wake up each morning surrounded by tranquil views of the trees – this truly is a place to get away from it all.

Step outside for a breath of fresh air and enjoy morning walks, keeping an eye out for local wildlife as you explore the site. There’s a BBQ available for guests if you would like to share a meal alfresco beneath the sun or stars, and ample parking on site.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double bed which can be made into two small singles on request, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom –1 shower room with WC
  • Gas hob, air fryer, whistling kettle, fridge and a small freezer
  • No TV
  • Electric fire and wood burner – all logs included
  • Sheltered by woodland and private access to the river
  • Fishing can be booked and canoe hire available BBQ available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • 0.5 miles from shops, pubs and other delights in popular Hay-on-Wye

Joanna Flaherty

This property is personally managed by Joanna.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rachel 7th June 2021

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What a lovely cosy cocoon in a wonderful quiet spot. We had everything we needed and had such a lovely peaceful break away.

Reviewed by Kellie 31st May 2021

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Reviewed by Mike 17th May 2021

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Reviewed by Wendy 7th May 2021

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What a wonderful place. Beautiful wooden cottage surrounded by private woodland and a 2 minute walk to the river. It was so lovely to be surrounded by birdsong and nature. The shops and all amenities in were easy walking distance The cottage contained far more utensils etc than anywhere else I have stayed. All materials were ethically sourced. The Read morelog fire made the cottage so cosy. Plenty of wood provided We did not want to leave this beautiful peaceful place and can't wait to go back Hide

Reviewed by Chris 23rd April 2021

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The Cocoon is a well equipped large family sized cabin with a secluded location, beautiful view and access to stunning walks. The whole experience was well organised, friendly and helpful and certainly one that will stay with me and my partner, and our dog (who had a fantastic time). I couldn't recommend this enough to anyone looking for a get awayRead more on the Welsh boarder. Hide

Reviewed by Chris 13th April 2021

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Great location and lodge with the owners on hand to provide any help or information without even knowing they are there. We loved it, thanks.

Reviewed by Sarah 2nd April 2021

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The Cocoon at Raquety Farm is set in a stunning location. It felt like we were the only people in the world. Yes the kitchen is basic and there is no TV but that is exactly what we were looking for. We actually managed to do a lamb and pork cooked dinner with all the trimmings on Easter Sunday for four people, just by using the 2 gas burners, the ARead moreir Fryer and the BBQ, so it's not an issue at all. Ros, the owner is lovely and the accommodation is beautiful. Loved the log fire too! Hide

Reviewed by Johanna 27th March 2021

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Beautiful cabin set in a peaceful woodland near the River Wye.

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Location

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