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The Alachigh

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Award winning eco-tent in West Wales, with wood-burning stove, brilliant amenities, and a fantastic location in some breathtaking countryside.

  • 6
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£70-110 per night

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The Alachigh is listed in affiliation with Quality Unearthed.

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The highlights
  • The is a totally unique place to stay, having been founded years ago on the ethos of environmentally friendly practices, rural beauty and outdoor enthusiasm.
  • The green credentials are top notch, with all electricity sourced on site and totally renewable.
  • All toiletries are provided free and guaranteed to be ethically sourced and safe for the planet, with a firm commitment to sustainable woodland stewardship.
  • Chicken eggs, duck eggs and even their very own honey can be purchased directly on the site.
  • Secure and tranquil site with a children’s play area and a communal campfire for toasting marshmallows and relaxing in the evening.

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You should know
  • In addition to the small cookers provided you have a full kitchen in the communal log cabin, a dry and warm building with a number of facilities including electricity outlets and an oven, as well as a large table and information board with plenty of information on the local area.
  • The plumbing facilities are top of the range, with two hot showers, and your choice of a regular plumbed toilet or a compost toilet.
  • Included in the price is a basket of firewood each night, with additional baskets costing £3.00 each.
  • The showering and toilet facilities are shared with other yurts, as are main camp fire and the log cabin with its large kitchen.

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The detail

The Alachigh is a beautiful tent set on a twenty acre smallholding in the middle of some charming woodland in Carmathenshire, west Wales. With extraordinary views over the Welsh countryside and a cosy, comfy interior, this is the perfect glamping option for small families, couples, and groups of friends looking to spend time in the beauty and atmosphere of the Welsh countryside and coast.

The Alachigh is inspired by the nomadic Shahsavan tribe, and sleeps six in a light and airy tent with timber furniture and flooring to create a comfortable space which is popular with families. The structure has an eight meter diameter, making it nice and spacious. The interior has been judiciously furnished with an oak breakfast bar, a mesh-protected central wood-burning stove, and four single beds as well as a double, in addition to ample rugs, cushions and a sofa. With a timber chest for storage and a gas hob, the Alachigh truly has everything you need for a magical time away with friends or family. The colourful throws, and soft lighting in the tent works well to create a warming and laid-back atmosphere.

When you step outside you can enjoy your own delightful slice of Welsh countryside. Be sure to relax and unwind whilst enjoying panoramic views and the calming sounds of the birds and surrounding nature. There's also a spot where you can cook up a storm on the BBQ or sit and read a book on the outdoor furniture.

There are a number of other small dwellings on site that are also available to hire. These include tents and yurts and vary in size and layout.

The site itself is magical, safe and utterly beguiling, making use of stepping stones, fairy lights and natural clearings to create a space you’ll be reluctant to leave. Within close distance via car are the sandy beaches and unspoiled gems of two bays, Cardigan and Carmarthen, while the surrounding region is a trove of countryside, amazing views, small settlements and quaint shops.

Features
Essential
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • No Dogs
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Games/Books
Kitchen/Utility
  • Highchair
  • Cooker
Bed/Bath
  • Shower
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
Nearby
  • Pub/Bar
  • Beach (sea)
  • Historical sites
  • Bird watching
  • Spa
  • Mountain Biking
  • Massage
  • Wildlife
  • Boat trips
  • Mountain Walking
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Beach (lake)
£70-110 per night
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Availability

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How to book

The Alachigh is listed in affiliation with Quality Unearthed.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now
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  Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport - 1hr 45mins

Detailed pricing info

Alachigh - Sunday to Thursday - £90 a night
Alachigh - Friday and Saturday - £110 a night
Bentwood Yurt and Mongolian Ger - Sunday to Thursday - £80 a night
Bentwood Yurt and Mongolian Ger - Friday and Saturday - £90 a night
Lavvu and Tipi - Sunday to Thursday - £70 a night
Lavvu and Tipi - Friday and Saturday - £80 a night

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