Unique Nomadic Dome at Eco-Friendly Property near Cardiff, Wales

Dome in Carmarthen, Wales

6 guests

This luxury yurt can accommodate six guests. Called an Alachigh, this type of yurt is traditionally used by the Shahsavan, a nomadic tribe from northern Iran. It has a dome shape, but is often compared as a cross between a yurt and a tipi. This luxury yurt was made from steam-bent oak and covered in a 12 oz. canvas fabric with marquee lining. It also has oak flooring, too.

There are four single beds and a double bed, all of which sit on pine bed frames with a type of drapes in between each bed for added privacy. All of the beds have covered foam mattresses and pillows.

In the center of the yurt, there is a cast-iron wood-burning stove with a fitted fireguard. Around the stove, there are sitting areas with sheepskins, rugs, and cushions, as well as a sofa bed, three bedside tables, a shelving unit, a double burner calor gas stove, and a large chest to be used as a coffee table and filled with extra blankets. All necessary cookware and firewood is provided.

Outside, there is a fire pit, complete with a trivet for cooking over open flames, a picnic table, and benches.

At this glamping property, there is a log cabin that serves as a shared kitchen space and features a full-size calor gas stove and oven; a cast-iron Victorian stove and oven; a low-energy power supply for charging cell phones and other small electronic devices; a sink; a dining room table; a variety of seating; and a library with books for all guests to read.

All necessary cookware is provided, however, there are no refrigerators, since the property is off-the-grid. The hosts do give all guests a cooler and replenish the ice packs daily. There is a fire pit where guests can also cook meals over an open flame, and a basket of firewood a day is provided. Additional firewood can be purchased for £3 per basket. Barbecues are also available.

The bathroom facilities include two showers with hot water, a composting toilet, and a normal toilet. In addition, the hosts provide all guests with eco-friendly shampoo, conditioner, soap, and laundry supplies.

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Features and services

Most popular features

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Hiking

  • Fishing

  • Fireplace

  • stove

    Stove

  • barbecue

    Shared Barbecue

  • Bathroom

  • Fire pit

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

  • Horseback riding

  • Firewood

  • Game room

  • Shower

  • Massage services

  • Boating/Sailing

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Where you will stay

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Carmarthen, Wales

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Scenic views
Carmarthen is a community located in Carmarthenshire in Wales. There are a number of historic landmarks located in Carmarthen that glampers must see, including Picton Monument, St. Peter’s Church, the Carmarthen Bridge, Pont King Morgan, Guildhall Square, the General Nott statue, and Carmarthen Castle.

In general, the county of Carmarthenshire boasts a number of stunning castles for guests to visit and enjoy, such as Dinefwr Castle, Kidwelly Castle, and Laughame Castle. Don’t forget to check out the National Botanic Garden of Wales, the Parc Howard Museum, and Newton House.

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is also only just over an hour away and offers much in terms of tourism attractions and activities for a fun day trip idea for glampers.
Activities near Carmarthen
  • Hiking

  • Horseback riding additional charge

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

  • Fishing

  • Boating/Sailing

This family-friendly property is situated on 20 acres of land, surrounded by the Welsh countryside and along the edge of a forest, both of which provides the perfect natural playground for glampers.

Cardigan Bay is only a short drive from the glamping site and gives guests access to beach and water activities—keep eyes peeled for dolphins, seals, and porpoises! Interested glampers can even do a boat trip from Newquay to get a closer look at the local sea animals. Aside from the bay, canoeing along the Teifi River through the Cilgerran Gorge is another fun way to see the area’s fauna, including otters and kingfishers.

Other activities in this part of Wales include horseback riding, fishing, go-karting, and visiting visiting an Iron Age settlement, the Oakwood Theme Park, the National Woollen Museum, or the Centre for Alternative Technology.

Guests also have the option of receiving a healing or massage treatment, either on-site or at the nearby Malindi Centre, for an additional fee. Please inquire with the hosts for more information and pricing.
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Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: Flexible

  • Check-out: Flexible

House rules

  • No pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

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Additional info

Check-in is after 2 p.m., but no later than 7 p.m, and check-out is at 11 a.m.

After 10 p.m., all guests are asked to not make noise. No dogs are allowed at this glamping site. No parties of any kind are allowed, nor groups of more than six adults.

Guests are asked to respect the environment and utilize the provided recycling facilities.

A basket of firewood per night is an entitlement. Any extra is £5.00 per basket.

Bedding can be supplied at an additional charge of £15 per stay.
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