The Ten Best Glamping Sites in the UK

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1. Westcote Glamping, Hawick, Scottish Borders

Westcote Glamping

Westcote Glamping is a collection of five unique properties located in a gorgeous meadow on a working sheep farm near Hawick in the Scottish Borders. Choose from authentic and beautifully styled pods, huts and gypsy caravans, all with lovely views of the Minto Hills.

Our pick is this gorgeous shepherds hut. Sleeping four, it has a double bed, single bed and sofa bed, outdoor BBQ, decked area with outdoor seating, kitchenette with hob, own and fridge. Guests also have access to the on-site eco-toilets, showers, outdoor kitchen facilities, and wood-burning hot tubs.

Available for selected dates in August, and throughout September and October 2020. 

2. Hapus Yurt, Abergele, North Wales

Hapus Yurt

Hapus Yurt is actually two large Mongolian Yurts plus a converted barn – together they offer a simply magical glamping experience. Located in the village of Dawn outside Abergele, the location is ideal for exploring the 100+ beaches that dot the North Wales coastline, with the stunning Colwyn Bay on the doorstep a mere 10 minutes away! 

Hapus Yurt is ideal for larger groups as it sleeps up to ten. The kitchen and living space is in the converted barn and offers plenty of space for big groups. With log burners, beautiful gardens, WiFi, sound system plus spectacular views this unique site has everything you need to relax and enjoy the countryside. 

Available for dates at the end of August and throughout September and October 2020. 

3. Stargazer Bell Tent, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Stargazer Bell Tent

What could be more exciting than a stay in this lovely tipi tent? Plan your countryside escape with friends and come and chill by the lake in beautiful North Yorkshire. Situated just 20 minutes from Darlington and 25 minutes from Dominic Cummings’ favourite, Barnard Castle, this lovely tipi tent comes with four single beds (complete with hotel quality linen and bedding), log burner to keep you cosy, private BBQ and a picnic basket complete with a set of cutlery, plates, glasses. There is an Argentinian BBQ set for your private use and four comfy camping chairs, as well as hot showers, loos and a lovely pamper room too 🙂

Availability for dates in July, August and September 2020. 

4. Orchard Glamping, Preston, Lancashire

Orchard Glamping

Orchard Glamping is the perfect luxury glamping retreat in which to explore the great outdoors. Located on a beautiful patch of land, near Garstang, Preston, the site is next to a canal, river and small woodland. Here you’ll find a multitude of activities for families and couples who just want to get out and enjoy in the countryside.

There are three fully equipped pods to choose from at Orchard Glamping, all sleeping four people in style and comfort. Our pick of the bunch is The Bramble Pod – it has a fitted kitchen with hob, fridge and freezer, microwave, dishwasher, kettle and toaster. There is a double bed plus bunk beds and shower room with toilet and sink. There is also a comfortable sofa bed in the lounge for additional guests. Outside there is fabulous outdoor dining furniture, with built-in BBQ and fire pit for roasting marshmallows.

Plenty of availability for September and October 2020. 

5. Alfriston Woodland Cabins, East Sussex

Alfriston Woodland Cabins

At Alfriston Cabins, there are two beautiful, architecturally designed oak framed cabins to choose from. Badger’s Rest and Foxes Hollow are situated close to the historic village of Alfriston in East Sussex, 30 mins from Brighton.

The cabins are set in secluded woodland in the South Downs National Park, and each sleep four guests. Each cabin has a well-equipped kitchen and bathroom with walk-in shower.On the mezzanine-level bedroom you’ll find a double bed, and there is a sofa bed sleeping two downstairs. Dogs welcomed, and you can also hire a firepit and/or BBQ.

Available for dates in September and October 2020. 

6. Towy Glamping Lodge, Llandeilo, Wales

Towry Glamping

This brand new luxury lodge is located in the lovely Carmarthenshire countryside afew miles from Llandeilo in South Wales. The lodge has all you need for a relaxing break, from locally sourced products to luxury bedding and toiletries.The lodge sleeps 4 comfortably. There is a separate double bedroom plus a double sofa bed in the living area. There is a shower room stocked with locally sourced toiletries and the kitchen has everything you could need during your stay.

Plenty of availability throughout September and October 2020. 

7. Luxury Glamping Tents, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Nottingham

Nottingham Glamping

Experience a luxury glamping experience in this deluxe canvas tent located at Holme Pierrepont Country Park – home of the National Watersports Centre. Located just 10 minutes drive from Nottingham city centre, these spacious luxury glamping tents offer a fantastic place to unwind. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Holme Pierrepont Country Park, our tents sleep two adults as standard, and we can add additional (air) beds to your booking to comfortably accommodate up to four people per tent.  Our outdoor canvas glamping tents make the perfect choice for couples, families and group getaways.

Lots of availability throughout July, August, September and October 2020.

8. Twiga Safari Tent, St Agnes, Cornwall .

Safari Tent

At the end of a track through the fields of coastal Cornwall lies Twiga safari tent. In front of the tents a brook winds through thick woodland where deer, badgers and foxes can be seen. Inside the tent, wood walls split the cabin bed and the bunks from the en-suite flushing loo and hot shower room and a wood-burning stove glows at the centre of the comfy living space. Gather round the table or outside on the deck for BBQ meals and board games.

Available for selected dates in September and October 2020. 

9. Traditional Shepherds Hut, Ambleside, Lake District

Shepherds Hut, Ambleside

Located in the grounds of Rydal Hall 10 minutes from Ambleside, The Herdwick Huts are in the most idyllic setting in The Lake District. You’ll be spoilt for choice here with a tearoom, pub, fantastic walks and wild swimming right on your doorstep! Each fully equipped hut has a double and single bed, wood burning stove inside and brazier outside. There are modern toilets and showers on this beautiful site.

Available for selected dates in August, September and October 2020. 

10. Foxgloves Shepherds Hut, Clun, Shropshire

Foxglove Glamping

Foxgloves Hut is located on an organic farm in the upper Clun Valley. Here you’ll find fantastic views and all the amenities you’ll need for a comfortable and luxurious glamping experience. The hut is located around 15 minutes from the historic village of Clun, where you can visit Clun Castle and museum plus a number of traditional pubs and cafes. The hut sleeps 2 adults and 1 child, and there’s a lovely wood-burning stove to keep you cozy and warm. There is a fully equipped kitchenette (fridge with icebox, a hob, an oven/grill, and a kettle, etc).

Lots of availability in July, August and September 2020.

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