The perfect pandemic panacea just might be glamorous camping, better known as glamping. The very best places to stay are a well-guarded secret. So when we tell you where you should go to unwind and get a full digital detox, make sure it’s Hush Hush!
After months of lockdown, seeing us spend far longer than anticipated looking at the same four walls, a little break away is most certainly welcomed. But with travel abroad feeling a little precarious at best, we think that a break in the UK countryside seems like a great option for a getaway. And it seems that the rest of the population agree as the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown have sent staycation searches on the internet rocketing.
For those who wish to escape the city and enjoy Mother Nature’s cathartic embrace and the freedom and closeness to nature that camping affords; without the hassle or the uncomfortable aspects (each pod has a fully integrated en-suite bathroom so no trekking to the toilet in the dark), we think we may have found the answer for you.
Set on a 90-acre family farm in the heart of Wales, Hush Hush Glamping offers the most scenic setting for a digital detox and a complete break away from the stresses of everyday life. It even prides itself on its lack of WiFi, allowing you to properly switch off, unwind and if you want, do nothing more than breathe in the freshest air and enjoy the very best of what nature has to offer.
And another huge positive given the current climate is there’s no need to worry about socially distancing as the wooden pods are the only guest accommodation in 90 acres of family farmland. It truly is a perfect place to escape.
If you’re sat in an office reading this or live in a built-up urban area surrounded by noise and people, take a moment to imagine sharing your space with friendly alpacas, sheep, red kites, the odd hare and if you’re lucky, the occasional deer.
Hush Hush Glamping is positioned 1,300ft above sea level. This means you start your day taking in the sprawling views over the Radnor Valley and the Black Mountains. And, inside every pod, you’ll find crockery and cooking utensils, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fresh milk, butter and free-range eggs, pretty much everything you need to create a picturesque and memorable breakfast.
Large panoramic glass doors lead out to a spacious decking area, offering breathtaking views of the valley. And with underfloor heating and parking right outside, the pod contains everything you need for a truly relaxing break.
If the weather is dry, head down to one of the walking routes skirting the nearby towns of Kington, Presteigne and Llandrindod Wells. The Elan Valley Mountain Road makes for a picturesque drive, and the local pubs in Pembridge offer some excellent lunches.
If dark clouds start gathering and the raindrops begin to fall, not a problem. Just use it as an excuse to curl up with a film in front of the wood-burning stove while listening to the rain gently pitter-pattering against the roof.
In help facilitate the nation’s increased desire to get away from the world, Hush Hush Glamping is anticipating the delivery of a brand-new pod. This is expected to become available for guests to book in November 2020.
Hush Hush Glamping is an adults-only escape, and each pod can accommodate 4-6 people via its two double-bedrooms and the double sofa bed.
If after reading this article, you’ve decided that Hush Hush Glamping is the ideal place to have a break. Make sure you check the latest government advice on travel in the region before you book.
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