Saturday, 14 October 2017

Travel // Fforest Farm, Cardigan.

The last time I went camping was for a festival in the middle of Belgium, and I’m not sure how I survived as it was THAT cold, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. But when we arrived and saw the place, I completely relaxed and knew we would have the best time that weekend and my gosh, we did.

The farm consisted of the main Lodge which had sofas, log fire, tables and chairs, and also a kitchen. The Lodge is where breakfast was served every morning. The breakfast catered to many dietary requirements (vegetarian and vegan). Having being very hungover on both mornings, having a full English breakfast was just a perfect way to get you through the day.

Fforest Farm, Cardigan.

Next to the main lodge was a barn, which was used for the banquet hall for the wedding, it was also used for the nibbles that was available in the early evening. Attached to the side of the barn was the smallest, cutest pub ever. The pub had a log fire with cute little sofas, it felt so homely and something out of a movie. The pub was open until 2am.
Fforest Farm, Cardigan. Fforest Farm, Cardigan.
Opposite the main lodge was a tipi covered in many, many fairy lights (a girls dreams). The tipi was where the main ceremony took place and outside that was an area where you can sit around a fire, and also a tea/coffee/hot chocolate station. On the first night, dinner/tea was provided (in the tea/coffee station) which was stone baked pizzas, soup and some glorious bread.

Now onto the accommodation. When we were invited, that was a variety of options for where we wanted to stay.

  • Domes (sleeps 2 people or a family of 4)
  • Kata Cabins (sleeps 5 people)
  • Campshacks (sleeps up to 8 people)
  • Group Tents (sleeps up to 8 people)
  • Bell Tents (sleeps 5 people)

As there were a lot of us going, we booked a Kata Cabin which sleeps 5 people. The Cabin, had a decking outdoor area, which some sun chairs, and then a tent which had a seating bench, bins, BBQ and tea/coffee facilities and then a tipi with the 5 beds and a fire in the middle. The Cabin was lovely, and a great size for even 5 people. Although it was a little chilly in the night if the fire went out (although alcohol helped me through the first night). There were 4/5 cabins in a row through the field and as we were in cabin 1 we were directed next to the shower/toilets and also a Vanity room. Which had an iron, plug sockets which were all used to get ready in. And the bride and groom were also very kind to supply us with lots of cocktails in a can!
Fforest Farm, Cardigan.
Fforest Farm, Cardigan.
Fforest Farm, Cardigan.
Altogether we paid £414 for 2 nights. (Split 5 ways it was £82.80). For that amount, we had 2 nights camping, food on Friday evening, Breakfast on Saturday, (food at the wedding) and then breakfast on Sunday. Which, to me was a bargain as the food was incredible the whole weekend.
All in all the weekend was amazing, and one that won’t ever be forgotten.There's even talk about going back next year in the summer. AND I have to mention this for all dog lovers out there, there are many, many dogs roaming around the site but mainly in the lodge so be prepared for some cute puppas.
I made a short video of the weekend (but none of the wedding because alcohol). So please go check it out!

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  1. I love the rustic look of the place, a winner if you're having a rustic themed wedding. The accommodation looks very comfortable and very affordable for the price you mention! P.S - alcohol definitely helps with getting through the cold!

  2. What a cool venue for a wedding! This looks like posh camping with comfy beds and a cosy fire to keep you guys warm. Great price for 2 nights. We're always on the look out for places to go camping!

  3. Forest farm nestled in panoramic surroundings. Perfect escape from city life. And that too at affordable price. Great. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Alcohol definitely helps with the cold! What a stunning place for a wedding. So rustic and picturesque

  5. This sounds awesome! I love this kind of weekend getaways and that tipi! I need to have one in my backyard.

  6. This looks so charming. I'd love to sit be the fire and chat with friends!

  7. Wow never thoughy of weddings in the middle of nowhere. Sounds like fun. Would live to stay in a camp like that someday. I think the price is reasonable. Would be nice to have my friends go there too.

  8. I'm not a great fan of camping but I absolutely love the outdoors and these look amazing, enough to tempt me and a pub too! It looks great value and a wonderful place to have a wedding.

  9. I'm not the biggest fan of camping or anything to do with outdoors to be completely honest but this looks amazing. So rustic and cosy, nothing like I've seen before.


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