9 Best Glamping Spots Near Cardiff, Wales - Updated 2024

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Cardiff is the capital city of Wales in the United Kingdom. It is known for its national museums, majestic Cardiff Castle, and 76,000-seater Principality Stadium, which hosts regular Welsh rugby and football games, among others. In the heart of the city, pop-up dining, bars, and local shops abound. A vibrant arts and crafts scene also awaits travelers, as well as live music gigs at venues such as Clwb Ifor Bach and The Globe. Nature lovers will have the adventure of their lifetime in Cardiff as this city is blessed with picturesque hills and luscious green fields where they can go camping. If this is your idea of fun, check out the best glamping spots near Cardiff, UK, for your next outdoor adventure.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, prices, availability of dates, decor, and a location that facilitates glamping or is close to glamping spots. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 23, 2024.

1. The Cwtch

Ideal for five guests, The Cwtch is the perfect place for families to enjoy nature while feeling safe and at home. The deck is spacious and perfect for watching the sunset with a drink in hand. There are barbecue facilities on the premises for al fresco dining. With free parking on site, you can easily explore the top attractions in the area.

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Treharris, Wales, United Kingdom
18.84 km (11.8 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
57 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 5 Guests

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely tent with lots of cozy stuff to keep you warm in the colder months
a perfect place for those seeking select field ‘glamping’ with well organised facilities in adjacent farm buildings
really comfortable bed and a log burner to take the chill off at night
it's most definitely a *camp* kitchen
we also bought the breakfast box and highly recommend doing so
the outside areas were clean and well kept
bell tent is clean comfortable and well supplied
covid clean bathroom and the wood burning fireplace creating a super atmosphere as it got dark outside
bathroom facilities were clean and kitchen was well equipped with bbq/gas burner/fridge
the showers/toilets are clean fresh and new - obviously recently constructed and decorated
kind and generous hosts
helpful directions updated to account for road works
really great host extremely helpful
tamsin and craig are warm and gracious hosts
tamsin was such a lovely host really friendly and very helpful
a very peaceful location
great location and an experience to had
beautiful place to get away
beautiful quiet in the middle of the night
great place to stay and within easy reach of wales bike park
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2. Nature retreat for four (from USD 153)

Set in a beautiful valley in Cordell Country, this lovely yurt is perfect for families or groups looking to enjoy a quiet stay. The large fire pit and the beautiful deck will guarantee guests great picnic nights under the stars. There is a kitchen, so you can easily prepare simple meals during your stay. With a comfortable bed, this rental can accommodate up to four guests.

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Govilon nr. Abergavenny, Wales, United Kingdom
4.02 km (2.5 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
105 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the (hot) shower come kitchen shepherd's hut is clean and modern
stu was a really great host and respected the c19 rules
stu was a faultless host; welcoming informative accommodating and very friendly
perfect host in a perfect setting and such a cosy yurt with everything you could need
stu was an amazing laid back host
the yurt is in a beautifully secluded location and stu was a wonderful host
like walking in your own little version of paradise
fantastic place in the middle of a lovely farm
amazing place to switch off
it’s a gem of a place to relax in
we had a great time here this place is a gem of a find
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3. Luxury safari lodge tent in Monmouthshire

This private glamping spot features three luxury safari tents and a restored train cabin in the middle of a natural conservation area in rural Monmouthshire. The tent has electric lighting, a kitchen, a lounge area, two bedrooms, and a bathroom, guaranteed to provide comfort to guests while bringing them closer to nature. Picnics can be done outside, where a dining table, a sun lounger, and a patio with a barbecue grill are provided.

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Llanvair Kilgeddin, Wales, United Kingdom
10.59 km (6.6 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
102 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tent has absolutely everything you might need and is super cosy and comfortable
the hut was really beautiful and so comfortable
check in was friendly and informative great communication throughout and the place was spotless
the tents were clean well equipped and well laid out
great host andy who was very helpful
louise is a really thoughtful host very helpful and responded quickly to questions
mark and andy were wonderful hosts
great host and lovely place especially for those with dogs
hosts were extremely friendly would recommend staying here to others
such a beautiful location overall a fab glamping experience
really great luxury tent in lovely location
the location is great loads to do and see nearby
medley meadows is in a stunning location the tents are brilliant & well equipped
great accommodation great location and great hospitality
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4. Spacious bell tent with a pub (from USD 151)

This spacious canvas bell tent is set in a picturesque area in Southerndown. It is an easy walk from the beach, where guests can enjoy a nice stroll or swim along the azure coast. With a pub on site, you can conveniently explore the local cuisine. The rental can comfortably sleep up to six guests, and pets are also welcome.

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Southerndown, Wales, United Kingdom
49.94 km (31.1 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
3 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 0 Beds 6 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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we found it extremely spacious and very comfortable
anthony was an excellent host
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5. Lovely tipi with a private wood-fired tub (from USD 83)

Indulge in luxury and comfort in this tipi that comes with a cozy king-sized bed and a wood-fired hot tub, ideal for couples. The kitchen is well-equipped, and there are barbecue facilities available as well for your dining needs. After an adventurous day, relax by the fire pit at night with your favorite beverage. Free parking can be found on site for convenience.

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Llantilio Crossenny, Wales, United Kingdom
17.08 km (10.7 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
156 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfy & the heated blanket is a great addition
breakfast was lovely with fresh ingredients every morning
the breakfast hamper was such a lovely gesture which was thoroughly enjoyed
the bed was huge and so comfortable
bed extremely comfortable hot tub was amazing
the hot tub was nice and warm and the tipi and kitchen was very clean and tidy
the host emma was fantastic and very helpful
emma was outstanding host and couldn’t do more for us
hosts couldn't have been more accommodating food was delicious
we stayed here at the end of our honeymoon on the way home check in was easy friendly hosts
emma is an excellent host and made sure we had everything we needed
the location is just divine
great stay in a wonderfully natural location
amazing place to stay to get away from the world
the tipi is in a great location with rolling hills in the middle of 2 towns
great location friendly hosts breakfast was delicious and the hot tub was amazing
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6. Pet-friendly yurt on a lovely farm (from USD 146)

This farm in Tintern is a perfect place to recharge and immerse in nature. Pets are welcome here, so you can create new memories with your furry buddies. For a more delightful experience, you can enjoy a delicious wood-fired pizza for a fee. It features cozy double and single beds, ensuring guests a good night’s rest. The indoor fireplace can keep you warm on chilly nights.

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Tintern, Wales, United Kingdom
29.49 km (18.4 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
20 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
we loved the horse box shower and acres of private land to walk around
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7. Beautiful tent with stunning views (from USD 194)

Set in Llanover, this tent offers a luxury glamping experience to groups of up to four members. The tent has bunk and queen beds as well as an en suite bathroom with towels and toiletries. There are barbecue facilities available on site, so you can enjoy dining outdoors while you take in the views of the surroundings. Tea and coffee are provided as well for convenience.

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Llanover, Wales, United Kingdom
4.97 km (3.1 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
64 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is also a great gas heater if the weather is slightly chilly like ours
the tent is awesome and the amenities are just as great (hot water comfy beds full kitchen etc
the tv although we didnt really use it was a nice touch great signal and picture
clean inside and out fresh flowers and we all found the beds comfy
the tent is cozy stylish clean equipped with everything you need
the tent itself is very well made and clean cosy with lots of little surprises
phillippa is a wonderful host
pip is an excellent host who provided us with everything we needed
pippa and her family were very nice friendly lovely cheerful and helpful
philippa was so helpful and couldn’t have done more to make our stay amazing
glamping at its best with excellent hosts to boot
we would definitely come back again to this place
what a lovely place to stay
we loved trying paddle boarding for the first time and walking locally
it was easy to get to the place
do not hesitate to book this place we’ve just come home from such a nice mini break
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8. Amazing barrel for four

This spacious barrel is cozy and perfect for families or groups of four. While you are here, you can enjoy wonderful views of the hills. Pets are welcome here, so you can have some fun with your furry buddies. You can grill your favorite meat outdoors and enjoy your meals on the private deck. Gather by the fire pit at night while you enjoy your favorite beverage.

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Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom
18.71 km (11.7 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
14 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in hut 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
a fantastic escape beautiful views and great facilities
comfiest beds we’ve ever slept it a great set up to really soak in the beautiful views
cosy safe and warm with the comfort of little string lights and electric heater
tamsin and craig are wonderful hosts
tamsin’ is a very helpful person
great hosts and we will be back thank you
the place was exactly what we wanted and tamsin was a great host
what an amazing experience such a thoughtful host providing personal touches such as marshmallows and welsh cakes
fantastic stay in a fantastic location
absolutely fabulous place to stay and get away from the busy world
really nice place quite cosy clean and great location for days out to brecon beacons
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9. Comfortable bell tent with free parking

These comfortable bell tents offer the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Featuring solar-powered lighting, a hot shower, and a well-equipped kitchen area, guests can be ensured a comfortable stay. A king-sized bed and a sofa bed are provided for a good night’s rest. Conveniently situated, it is just 10 minutes away from pubs and restaurants.

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Trelleck Grange , Wales, United Kingdom
26.39 km (16.4 mi) from Big Pit National Coal Museum
36 reviews   Superhost
Private room in tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable cosy and with a stunning setting to boot
everything was clean and well finished
sharon place is a quiet clean comfy and perfect for three people
sharon is also the best host and could not have done anymore for us
communications was great too sharon was a fantastic host accomodating helpful and friendly
beautiful hosts and beautiful accommodation
the location was beautiful and we would definitely visit again
and we couldn’t have choose a better place
wow this place is absolutely brilliant
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Enjoy a nature-filled holiday in the UK

Wales’ capital city, Cardiff, has lots of exciting things to offer. Delight in sports events, extraordinary music and arts fests, and lovely adventures in nature when you visit this city. With the best glamping spots near Cardiff, UK, you’ll be guaranteed a one-of-a-kind vacation experience with your loved ones.

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