Shepherds Hut | Bala | Self Catering Glamping Holidays

Property Ref : WTO4087
Special Offers

Two nights 20% off

We are offering an introductory two or more nights either in the Cabin or Shepherds Hut for the standard price minus 20%.
This offer lasts for any booking made in June


Shepherds Hut Glamping - Bala

Crogen, Llandderfel, Bala, Gwynedd LL23 7RA


If you are looking for an ideal and memorable North Wales camping holiday with a difference, perhaps you should consider booking the Shepherd's Hut at Tyn-y-Fron and give Glamping a try, glamorous camping as it has become known has become the number one choice for those who appreciate the finer things in life yet still enjoy the wild outdoors. If you think this sounds a little like you, head for Tyn-y-Fron, its the place to be! located in an incredibly beautiful setting on a 13-acre smallholding between the towns of Corwen and Bala it offers camping holidays and short romantic breaks in perfect seclusion.

Tyn-y-Fron is 0.5 miles from the road but near enough to be relatively easy to find. It has splendid views that make it unique, and perfect for a holiday break. There is ample parking but no wheelchair access.

Self-catering accommodation is the perfect choice for the freedom it offers and the Shepherd's Hut offers a unique experience.It's rural setting and rustic charm is sure to enthrall you. The wood-burning stove and dining area create a cosy living space all year long, there are also tea and coffee making facilities inside, and outside the living space includes a covered bench for shade from the sun.

Cooking facilities are provided by the camp kitchen, which is well equipped with gas hobs, fridge, kettle and plenty of hot water as well as cooking pots and pans, utensils, crockery and cutlery. So will it be alfresco dining or a romantic meal in?

The Shepherd's Hut is quite unique and comfortably furnished. It is very well lit with amazing outside views of the garden and into the hills and valley beyond. The bedroom has a comfortable double bed, with a wonderful view to wake up to. All bedding is provided in the Hut.

We do allow small dogs in the Shepherds Hut but larger ones are better suited to the Cabin or Cottage. All our accommodation is non-smoking inside but there is plenty of space outside to smoke as much as you like!

Tyn-y-Fron also has room for one or two tents on it's wonderfully wild campsite and a cozy Cabin to sleep four set about 30 metres from the shower unit and Kitchen facilities.

The owners Peter and Dee have a Lurcher, a Jack Russell, cats and hens. The location has a wonderful array of wildlife, these include squirrels, hedgehogs, and foxes among others.

You will also spot buzzards soaring above and once in a while you may spot a red kite and hawks. There are a variety of song-birds such as jays, the green woodpecker and many others. Feel free to relax have your fun or romantic time with the soothing soundtrack courtesy of Mother Nature.

The smallholding also has a warm and cosy Holiday Barn that sleeps two. This originally was a stone barn that has been converted for those looking for a special self-catering holiday experience in the beautiful countryside of North Wales.

For anyone who wants to experience an amazing outdoor lifestyle with their friends or relatives, please feel free to contact us to book the cabin, camping pitch, Shepherd's Hut or the Holiday Barn. It promises to give someone a time of their life.

THE CABIN sleeps 4

The Cabin has a splendid view of the River Dee. This cozy converted stable has a double bed with single bunk above. Also a very comfy single bed.. It is fully carpeted and has tea making facilities and TV. Dogs are allowed in Cabin.

Anyone sleeping in the Cabin shares the use of the shower facilities, hot water, camp kitchen .The beds in the Cabin have mattress and pillow covers. We ask that you bring your own bedding or sleeping bags .


The well equipped Camp Kitchen is very suitable for cooking simple camp meals, breakfasts etc.There is plenty of room on site if you wish to bring your own babicues or, if you are very adventurous, a designated campfire site might tempt you to go native!!!!

If home cooking does not appeal to you there are two very good pubs with food within two miles, also a 5 star rated restaurant for those special occasions.


The Barn is a well appointed comfy cottage with full facilities, bedding towels and heating included. It sleeps two and dogs are welcomed. The Barn has a well equipped kitchen and bathroom.


Tyn-y-Fron rests on a hillside above the River Dee a truly wonderful place in the Vale of Edeyrnion, near the Snowdonia National Park. The place is amazingly quiet and inviting You can feel free to laze away the hours and days, take a walk on the beautiful hills or even sail on Bala Lake.


The town of Bala is just 7 miles away. Nearby attractions include:

National White Water Centre

Snowdonia National Park

Ffestiniog Railway

Castles of North Wales

Barmouth Beach (approximately 30 miles away)

Zip World

National White Water Centre

Bala Lake

Factors to consider before booking.

This is a dream holiday spot for many, so please consider the following before you book:

There are cats, dogs, sheep and chicken in the smallholding

This being a natural wild site, vehicles are not allowed to access the camping pitches

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes for all natural grass pathways

There are no designated childrens play areas. However, there are lovely walks from the woodlands, that children can explore.

There are amazing views in every direction.

We do have arrival and departure times to enable us to service the site.. Arrival times are after 3pm and before 9pm. Departures are latest by 11am.


So what do you do when you visit Tyn-y-Fron?

Walk through the Berwyn Mountains or the exciting stretches of the famous Dee Valley

Drive or cycle to the water rafting or water sports centers in Bala

Have fun at Llangollen where you can arrange canal trips and steam train journeys.

Enjoy the nature walks and bird hides in Lake Vyrnwy

Visit Machynlleth and check out the world renowned Center for Alternative Technology

Have a day at a seaside resort such as Barmouth, Harlech, Aberystwyth, Aberdovey and Conwy

Enjoy various lake fishing and river fishing activities.

Go back to the past with visits to the castles and museums

The most exciting could be visiting Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. You can walk to the summit or go easy and let the steam train take the strain!

These are just a few ideas, but there is no limit to what you can do in this spectacular place Whether you want to have wild, outdoor fun or just laze around at Tyn-y-Fron, this could be the ideal break for you.

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Cheques payable to Mrs. D A Smith

Deposit of 33% within one week of booking.

Balance 4 weeks before arrival