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PIC FROM Kennedy News and Media/ N Lowe Photo and Video (PICTURED: SPODNIC UFO GLAMPING POD ) A sci-fi fan is inviting would-be astronauts to enjoy a night in his UFO glamping pod - so realistic it's prompted helicopters to circle overhead. Former electrician Martin Johnson and his wife Carol Anne built 'Spodnic', a UFO-style pod, using an old shed from the London Olympics. Special features inside the ??110-per-night pod include a rotating double bed, a bunk bed and a pillar heater, while outside, guests also have access to a private jacuzzi. SEE KENNEDY NEWS COPY - 0161 697 4266

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Getting as far away from this planet is a nice option sometimes, but not really possible unless youre an astronaut.

You can emulate that feeling here on terra firma, though, in this UFO glamping pod.

Blast off to Templeton in Wales (just north of Tenby) and stay at Spodnic, which is the brainchild of Martin and Carol Anne Johnson.

PIC FROM Kennedy News and Media/ N Lowe Photo and Video (PICTURED: SPODNIC UFO GLAMPING POD ) A sci-fi fan is inviting would-be astronauts to enjoy a night in his UFO glamping pod - so realistic it's prompted helicopters to circle overhead. Former electrician Martin Johnson and his wife Carol Anne built 'Spodnic', a UFO-style pod, using an old shed from the London Olympics. Special features inside the ??110-per-night pod include a rotating double bed, a bunk bed and a pillar heater, while outside, guests also have access to a private jacuzzi. SEE KENNEDY NEWS COPY - 0161 697 4266

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They were featured on Channel 4s Amazing Spaces with the pod, which sleeps up to four people.

The pod has a rotating double bed, a bunk bed and a pillar heater, while outside, guests also have access to a private hot tub.

Its around £110 a night to book, and you can bring your dog as long as its kept on a lead in unfenced areas.

PIC FROM Kennedy News and Media/ N Lowe Photo and Video (PICTURED: INSIDE OF SPODNIC UFO GLAMPING POD ) A sci-fi fan is inviting would-be astronauts to enjoy a night in his UFO glamping pod - so realistic it's prompted helicopters to circle overhead. Former electrician Martin Johnson and his wife Carol Anne built 'Spodnic', a UFO-style pod, using an old shed from the London Olympics. Special features inside the ??110-per-night pod include a rotating double bed, a bunk bed and a pillar heater, while outside, guests also have access to a private jacuzzi. SEE KENNEDY NEWS COPY - 0161 697 4266

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You may actually recognise Spodnic, as the structure came from the 2012 Olympics. It was used to house the generator that powered the games.

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After the Olympics, the Johnsons took it back home and made it into the cosy hideaway it is today.

Martin says of its creation, I was always into sci-fi. Im of that age where I first remember seeing Stars War come out and watched Doctor Who and Star Trek.

PIC FROM Kennedy News and Media/ N Lowe Photo and Video (PICTURED: KITCHEN FOR SPODNIC UFO GLAMPING POD GUESTS) A sci-fi fan is inviting would-be astronauts to enjoy a night in his UFO glamping pod - so realistic it's prompted helicopters to circle overhead. Former electrician Martin Johnson and his wife Carol Anne built 'Spodnic', a UFO-style pod, using an old shed from the London Olympics. Special features inside the ??110-per-night pod include a rotating double bed, a bunk bed and a pillar heater, while outside, guests also have access to a private jacuzzi. SEE KENNEDY NEWS COPY - 0161 697 4266

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I was always looking for something different because there are planes out there, helicopters, railway carriages, you name it. I wanted something unique.

We dont get that much passing traffic where we are but the electricity board were flying over checking the pylons about half a mile away earlier in the year.

PIC FROM Kennedy News and Media/ N Lowe Photo and Video (PICTURED: SPODNIC UFO GLAMPING POD ) A sci-fi fan is inviting would-be astronauts to enjoy a night in his UFO glamping pod - so realistic it's prompted helicopters to circle overhead. Former electrician Martin Johnson and his wife Carol Anne built 'Spodnic', a UFO-style pod, using an old shed from the London Olympics. Special features inside the ??110-per-night pod include a rotating double bed, a bunk bed and a pillar heater, while outside, guests also have access to a private jacuzzi. SEE KENNEDY NEWS COPY - 0161 697 4266

(Picture: Kennedy News and Media/ N Lowe Photo and Video)

Next thing, the helicopter is doing circuits above us because hed spotted the UFO from the air.

Its an interesting juxtapistion, with the spaceship building and futuristic finishings set on a backdrop of the Pembrokeshire countryside and the couples many chickens.

The location – a village called Templeton – is somewhat remote, and there isnt even a local shop, so bring provisions or ask Martin and Caroline to order in from local producers.

There is a pub nearby, though, and you can easily head on to a nearby village for more excitement. Failing that, just stay in the gaff and live your space odyssey fantasies.

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