Stargazing Pods in Wales

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Wales boasts some of the best places in the world to go stargazing, with several Dark Sky Discovery sites and International Dark Sky Reserves.

Say yes to some amazing stargazing pods on your vacay to Wales and surround yourself with nature while gazing at the starry night sky. We got you covered, providing a list of Ideally located stargazing pods in Wales.

Let’s have a look down where you’re guaranteed to find the perfect one for you!

TOP 3 Stargazing Pods in Wales

Luxury Stargazer Dome: The best value for money

Boasting garden views, Luxury & Secluded Geodesic Stargazer Dome comes with all the top-notch amenities you would need to feel at home away from home! 

This stargazing dome is expertly designed to accommodate two. The king-size bed takes center stage here to adore the amazing stargazing views, with plush cushions, fluffy pillows, a thick duvet, and soft bedding. To make things extra cozy, light up the wood burner before bedtime and drift off to sleep to the sweet lullaby of the crackling fire.

An array of outdoor facilities outside each of the Domes encourage you to make the most of your fabulous location and enjoy being in the great outdoors with plenty of things to do and places to see nearby.

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Away From it All: Cheap yet high-quality dome

Three luxury geodesic domes on a farm on the Lleyn Peninsula and the outskirts of the Snowdonia National Park. A unique experience in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Perfect for couples or families with so much to do in the area.

Staying in Ceiri, Eifl, or Carnguwchis perfect for a family holiday or a romantic break away from it all. Sleeping 4 with a double bed and two single futon beds, each dome has a radio, lamps, candles, a wood-burning stove, and handmade Welsh blankets.

Sit outside under the stars in front of a campfire, relaxing, cooking, and appreciating the countryside around you. Outside the dome, you’ll find a decked area, a picnic table, a fire pit as well as a BBQ just perfect under a stargazing roof.

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Geodesic Dome: A luxury dome for stargazing

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Go wild in style in the geodesic domes hidden in a flower meadow. Whether it’s a romantic weekend for 2 or a family Glamping adventure plus dog you’ll find staying a joy!

The dome is on a raised deck with seating outside& bbq firepit. There’s a well-stocked camp kitchen with utensils, pans, and crockery. Plus a gas stove. The fridge and freezer are located in a nearby barn. Inside the spacious & lofty 6m dome there’s plenty of space to relax.  Plus picnic blankets are all ready for stargazing!

Coming to Llanidloes and want an amazing stargazing dome to stay in? Be it for relaxing or leisure, consider staying at this for your next visit, you will surely love it.

The Piglet Pod

Bursting with luxury and style, The Piglet Pod firmly places the glam into glamping. A rural sanctuary, this is one impressive property. Idyllically situated beside a natural pond on a working farm.

Beautifully blending the natural world with luxurious home comforts. The interior of The Piglet Pod has been carefully designed to make the most of this lovely space. Season-proof thanks to the air conditioning/heating system, homely touches merge effortlessly with an exacting design.

Slip into the warm bubbles of the sunken hot tub. Clink glasses beneath the stars as you enjoy the perks of your long-awaited break. Also, within walking distance, you’ll find the village of Llanarth, with a pub, and a small but well-stocked shop.

Beacon View Pod

Retreat yourselves away to a beautiful rural spot in Mid Wales. Beacon View Pods are a stylish duo of glamping pods exclusively for adults. 

As you step into your quirky oasis you will find a stylish wooden cladded pod. Boasting the dreamiest king-size bed with fluffy pillows right in front of amazing stargazing scenes. A lovely modern kitchenette provides everything you need to cook. The trendy living room area is great for catching up with your loved one.

The Beacon View Pods boast private decking areas with a fabulous hot tub expertly placed to soak in the scenic views! As well as this a BBQ, fire pit, and garden furniture are all provided for you to enjoy the great outdoors.

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Cae Nant

How would you like to relax on your private, majestically elevated deck? And did we mention your getaway is a cozy, yet spacious dome? Cae Nant Glamping is a small tranquil site situated just ten minutes from Llanfyllin in mid-Wales and made up of just three glamping pods.

Deceptively spacious, each dome is filled with homely comforts. All three have a private kitchen. Cadair Idris and Tryfan are both 7m domes, suitable for up to eight people. In the larger domes spend your evenings spotting the stars through the stargazing roof.

Grill your dinner on the BBQ/firepit and dine al fresco at the picnic bench. Don’t forget to get the Hikki woodfired hot tub bubbling for a soothing soak. Look up at the startlingly dark skies or simply marvel at the beauty of the twinkling night sky.

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Preseli Glamping

Just one mile from the beautiful Abermawr Beach, a perfect spot for rock pooling, swimming, surfing, and bodyboarding, this glamping pod is conveniently situated right on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

Gaze upon the starry sky from a cozy double bed with the crackling warmth of the wood-burning stove and the twinkling of fairy lights. Another single bed and a fold-out single sofa bed make the dome a perfect family retreat that sleeps up to four people.

Explore the awe-inspiring Atlantic coast by sea kayak, enjoy scrambling, swimming, and jumping as you go coasteering, and learn to surf on an Adventure Day with Pembrokeshire’s adventure aficionado’s Preseli Venture just next door.

Top of the Woods

Luxuriate in the natural views and unplug from the everyday, in our spacious, cozy, and contemporary Nature Domes.

Perfect for relaxation, the 4 Nature Domes are 6.3m in diameter, have contemporary wood flooring, a fully equipped ensuite galley camp kitchen, and come with their own naturally landscaped meadow overlooking the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Enjoy watching wildlife from the dome’s huge panoramic window during the day as swallows play over the meadow and the birds of prey soaring above. In the evening, stargaze around the campfire with the people you love, toasting marshmallows and making s’mores – or stay snug by your wood burner.

Beavers Retreat Glamping

Tucked away near the charming Pembrokeshire town of Tenby, is Beavers Retreat. This luxury glamping pod has seven family-sized bell tents on offer, as well as three luxurious geodomes that come with their private hot tubs!

The luxurious pods, can up to four guests each and have a comfy double bed with an additional sofa bed, that can be made up with full bedding if needed. Ideal for couples on a romantic break, these domes also have a wood-burning stove indoors to keep you cozy, and a hot tub where you can enjoy a relaxing soak under a stargazing roof.

Tenby is full of amazing pubs and restaurants and has a couple of charming beaches too! Lovers of the great outdoors simply must venture out and explore the vast array of marvelous beaches and clifftop walks

Best Value For Money Stargazing Pods in Wales

Brynteg Glamping

Brynteg Glamping is a nature-filled retreat where you can truly escape. Switch off and leave the real world behind as you enter your cozy panoramic dome. Luxury glamping at its finest. Combining indoor comfort with the great outdoors, this is a break designed to relieve stress.

As you enter your quirky dome home, you’ll be tempted to dive into the double bed and devour those stargazing views! You’ll also find comfy seating – the ideal spot for a cup of tea and a change of viewpoint! Simple yet effectively furnished, the space reinforces the sense that this is a sanctuary. Calm and relaxing!

Explorers will be keen to whip out their hikers and wet gear! Brynteg offers stunning scenery, close to some of Anglesey’s finest beaches. 

Wild Wellingtons

Situated just ten minutes from Llangrannog and the picturesque Penbryn Beach, Wild Wellington’s pods provide an idyllic eco-friendly glamping stay.

Each pod has a four-poster king-sized bed and 2 single beds with deluxe mattresses and bedding. They also have dining tables, with seating for four. The domes sit on their decked area which has a picnic table and Kadai fire-pit and cookware for all of your outdoor cooking adventures under a lovely stargazing roof.

In the area you’ll discover activities of every kind from coasteering to distillery trips, dolphin-watching boat trips to dry-slope skiing, or simply pottering around pretty towns such as Aberaeron and New Quay, and Local Producers Markets. 

Belan Bluebell Woods

Hidden in the Cambrian mountains, Belan Bluebell Woods Pods is a Campsite with a difference on the farm wrapped in nature. Incredible mountain views & amazing starry skies.

There are just six pods, all set in a wildflower meadow, and sleep up to four with individual private fire pits. An evening spent stargazing in the award-winning outdoor wood-fired Swedish bath with awesome views over the Cambrian mountains is the real treat!

The closest pub is just two miles away in Llanidloes the Crown and Anchor, serving lovely pub food with a great covered beer garden. Also in Llanidloes are a couple of great shops for food and supplies.

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Aber Glamping

Located in Mid Wales, with views across the Beacons and the popular Pen-y-Fan in the distance, this campsite offers a peaceful refuge. Relax, unplug, and reconnect with nature. Stay in one of the secluded stargazing tents or pods nestled in the Welsh hills. 

The stunning Holly pod is positioned perfectly to take in the stunning views of the Brecon Beacons by day and the most spectacular starry sky on clear nights. Holly is a spacious yet cosy pod allowing you to experience luxury camping, with proper beds and mattresses. Holly is filled with homely touches to make your experience as comfortable as possible including blankets, cushions, and carpets to make you feel at home. 

Here are a handful of places to visit when you are here.

Sunrise Dome Tent

Sunrise Dome is set on the beautiful grounds of Redberth Gardens, Tenby in Pembrokeshire. Situated on the edge of the quaint hamlet of Redberth, it is the perfect central location to explore Pembrokeshire.

This dome can sleep up to four adults. With luxury king-size beds to enjoy the beautiful stargazing views, you can be sure of the coziest stay. Also, it has a kitchen and bathroom, so you have everything you need all in one place, for a relaxing and restorative stay.

With plenty of beaches to visit and many castles to explore. It is just a 10-minute drive to the historic town center of Tenby, where you can enjoy exploring the cobbled streets and take in some of the many galleries and bistro-style restaurants, you will be spoilt for choice.

Medley Meadow Glamping

Bringing the wild African Savanna feel to the wonderful Monmouthshire area are these outstanding safari pods. Escape and unwind to the renowned Usk Valley where Medley Meadow awaits. 

Each safari pod has been simplistically yet cozily decorated. Sleeping arrangements are easily solved with spacious space. In the open-plan living area, guests will find a kitchenette with all the essentials to cook up a feast, and a dining table to fit in all the family. 

Perfect to sit out and relax or cook up some mouth-watering food on the barbecue. In the evenings, snuggle down and star gaze next to a warming fire pit. And why not take some food with you and have a picnic underneath the oak tree?

Apple Camping

This glamping site is deep in peaceful Welsh countryside – exactly the place where you’d expect to find a Martian landing!

Among different themed accommodations, this gorgeous bell pod sleeps 2 to 4 people and is furnished with a double bed along with any additional spaces required when booked. Complete with cooking facilities and comfortable seating. 

Once you’ve landed and have your feet back on solid ground, you can slip out into the surrounding countryside or down to the coast. It’s a ten-minute drive to the nearest beach and, is located just a few hundred meters from the nearest A-road. 

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Ceridwen Centre

Whether as part of a group or seeking the solace and seclusion of a couple of countryside breaks, Ceridwen radiates a wholly inclusive, laid-back attitude.

Glamp it up in the wooden, Eco Pod. Hand-built on the Farm incorporating recycled materials, sleeping 2 adults in a large double bed that converts to a table and bench seats. Come to stay as a couple or take advantage of the privacy.

You can have lots of things to do in Carmarthenshire.  Including an array of quality visitor attractions, outdoor activities, historic castles and museums, events and festivals, arts and crafts, shopping experiences, and more.

Big Barn Camping

Nestled in the Carmarthenshire countryside, Big Barn makes a superb getaway that will suit the whole family, with guests choosing to revisit time and time. A small, family-friendly feel is surrounded by nature to feel relaxed and enjoy a good night’s sleep.

The stargazing pod can comfortably sleep up to 4 people with plenty of space, insulated, with a solar extractor fan, carpeted and with a double bed topped with a  memory foam mattress and two convertible single beds is guaranteed to help you relax.

Close to plenty of fun activities in the surrounding area along with both the very popular picture postcard seaside town of Tenby and fantastic Barafundle Bay.


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