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Cynefin Retreats

Find your nature roots and escape a world of noise with a stay at Cynefin Retreats (pronounced kin-ev-in). High-end timber luxe-pods on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. This nature-rich location is perfect for those seeking to immerse themselves in all the splendour that nature has to offer. Be that trekking, wild swimming, forest bathing or star gazing in this special ‘dark sky’ reserve.

Awake with breakfast in bed and enjoy jaw-dropping views through the floor to ceiling glass doors. By day, choices aplenty of tranquil indoor and outdoor spaces to soothe the senses. Explore the culture rich Hay-on-Wye. Or perhaps navigate the Brecon Beacons for a wild adventure. When evening turns, cosy up in luxury beside the glass fronted wood burner. Or embrace alfresco with a Prosecco in the hot tub or a marshmallow on the fire pit.

Wanting to make it a family affair? Cynefin can accommodate one infant (cot is complimentary) and/or one child under 10 on the sofa (they provide the bedding). **The cost for a child is £20 per night**.

Inside the luxe pods

Floor to ceiling glass doors and quirky curved walls with stylish interiors will leave you not wanting. Experience luxury open plan living inside these luxe-pods. With en-suite bedroom complete with a romantic floating king-sized bed. Underfloor heating and a glass fronted wood burner ensure that you can stay cosy whatever the weather.

Outside each pod

Each pod is located to ensure complete privacy and tranquillity, giving you your own haven to enjoy. Glass doors open to a wooden deck with private hot tub. Beyond this a spacious terrace to enjoy outdoor dining. Or cosy up on an evening around the bespoke fire pit with BBQ grill. Cynefin Retreats sits within seven acres of woodland and meadow with the hills of the Brecon Beacons beyond. The perfect setting to rejuvenate your spirit.


Located in a nature enthusiasts paradise, Cynefin Retreats sits on the welsh borders. With stunning panoramic views and the surrounding woodland and meadow areas there is a plethora of flora and fauna to delight in. Right from the doorstep you can explore local footpaths and trails. These lead up to the hills and down to the river and connect into the Wye Valley Walk and Offa’s Dyke.

Adventure seekers will revel in the array of opportunities for taking in the great outdoors. From canoeing to wild swimming in the Wye or exploring the local cycle routes. A handy guide to local activities will be located in your luxe-pod for you to peruse.

Only three miles away is the culture-rich Hay-on-Wye. A literary delight with over twenty book shops including the world’s largest second-hand bookshop. Explore winding streets bursting with unique independent shops from antique markets to artisan stalls, modern galleries and more. For foodie lovers, Hay does not disappoint and is home to fine coffee shops, ice cream parlours and gastro pubs.

Cynefin is perfectly located on the borders of the Brecon Beacons National Park. One of only 13 locations worldwide that has a ‘dark sky’ status. This area of natural beauty is magnificent for hiking, fell-running, horse riding, mountain biking and more. With so much to ignite the senses, we think you’ll agree that Cynefin Retreats is a must for the Wanderlist!

Best choice for…

Couples looking for a romantic and soul soothing getaway

Why Cynefin Retreats should be on your Wanderlist

Ultimate location for hot tub stargazing!

Price Information
Price per night: From £ 178
Minimum no of nights: 2
Nearest Town:
County: Herefordshire
Postcode: HR3 5HU
Country: United Kingdom
Property ID: 38022
Number of guest: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Check-in Hour: 4:30
Check-Out Hour: 10:30
Outdoor Facilities: Hot tub, fire pit, terrace
The Little Extras
Other Features
Dog Friendly
Flushing Loo
Fridge Freezer
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Games & Books
Hair Dryer
Hot Tub
Iron & Ironing Board
Laundry Facilities
Picnic Bench
Towels Included


March 2021
From £ 178 per night

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