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Cilcennin, Ceredigion, Wales
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Lodges available for group hire (for up to 30) or for families. Shepherds hut for 4. Near Aberaeron. 7 night min stay / Fri or Sat arrivals.

Lodges with 7 night minimum bookings with Saturday arrivals. The shepherds hut has a minimum 3 night stay off peak with a Friday arrival, 7 nights in Summer.

Copse Lodge for up to 16 guests / Woodland Lodge for up to 6 / Forest Lodge for up to 6 / Shepherds Hut for 4 available year round.

Group bookings for up to 30 possible throughout the year, mainly weekends and holidays.

NaturesBase is located in Cilcennin, West Wales and it is surrounded by 9 stunning acres of woodland and farmland. It offers ideal accommodation for families, schools, retreats, reunions, team building and all types of celebrations. NaturesBase is eco-friendly with a log boiler, earth paint and a flower meadow roof.

There are on site activities including animal feeding, reflexology sessions, pizza making, campfire evenings and guided walks. There are plenty of walking and cycling trails nearby and there is also mountain biking available. A little further away are plenty of mountains, beaches and water sports to enjoy.

If you hire as a group you get exclusive use. Plus guests can choose between self catering or being catered for. There is accommodation for up to 30 people. There is a fully equipped kitchen, dining room with seating for all, 5 bathrooms, sitting room with sofas and wood burner and games room with lots of board games to chose from. Plus a conference room is available on request which can seat 30+ or which you can have empty for yoga, choirs etc. 

All 3 lodges have hand made beds, beautiful bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, a living area and an outdoor space with seating. Forest and Woodland both sleep 6 people in a double room and a room with 2 bunk beds. Copse sleeps 16 people in 2 double rooms and 2 rooms with 3 bunk beds.

Minimum 2 night stay.

Saturday arrivals for the lodges sleeping 6 are priced at £560 per week. Copse, which sleeps 16, costs £995 per week for up to 10 and £70 each additional person. Shepherds Hut for up to 4 with Friday arrivals at a cost at £70 a night (min 3 nights), £495 for 1 week in summer.

No smoking. There is parking for up to 18 cars. WiFi is available. Towels are not included. Dogs welcome in some properties, please enquire. 

Some camping pitches too.

Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s