Too posh to pitch? 10 of the UK’s best new glamping sites

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Dartmoor Domes, Devon

There are 4 geodomes connected this idyllic tract successful a vale connected the borderline of Dartmoor, backed by woods and a stream. Each dome has a kingsize bed, woodburner and skylight for stargazing; a backstage kitchen, toilet and shower; and an outdoor abstraction with a firepit and barbecue. Two are couples’ domes with wood-fired blistery tubs, and 2 are household domes. Guests tin locomotion to Sheepstor for views implicit Burrator reservoir and down to Plymouth Sound, rhythm the adjacent Drakes Trail oregon caput to the colony pub. It is simply a half-hour thrust to the nearest beaches.
Domes slumber 2-5, from £135, dartmoordomes.co.uk

Muiredge, Perthshire

Muiredge, Perthshire Cool Camping
Muiredge, Perthshire Cool Camping

Surrounded by heather and hills, this moorland tract has a chaotic camping feel, but with nary of the hardship. There is simply a prime of six doorbell tents, a converted railway carriage and a shepherd’s hut. The tents person treble beds, decks with firepits and backstage shower/toilet pods. The carriage and hut person en suites, kitchens, woodburners and firepits. Muiredge is off-grid, utilizing star power, h2o from a spring-fed burn, compost loos and section larch cladding; and guests tin works a histrion oregon sow wildflowers. It’s conscionable extracurricular the municipality of Auchterarder, astir an hour’s thrust northbound from Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Bell structure sleeps 4 from £100, bid carriage sleeps 2 from £120, coolcamping.com

Brook Cottage Shepherd Huts, Llŷn Peninsula

Sweet serenity astatine  Brook Cottage Shepherd Huts, Llyn Peninsula.

Five huts – variously shepherd’s, poacher’s and gypsy – beryllium successful a wildflower meadow overlooking a water adjacent to Pwllheli connected northbound Wales’s Llŷn Peninsula. They person treble beds, woodburners, kitchens, en suite ablution rooms and firepits. Guests tin devour meal outdoors, with eggs from the site’s hens, taking successful a presumption of the Yr Eifl mountains. As good arsenic the seaside municipality of Pwllheli, immoderate of the peninsula’s apical sights are nearby, including Abersoch, Criccieth Castle and Portmeirion. Walkers tin beach-hop on the Llŷn conception of the Wales Coast Path.
From £115, sleeps two, luxuryglampingwales.co.uk

Hillside Huts & Cabins, Northumberland

Hillside Huts & Cabins successful  Morpeth

Owners Fiona and Philip person built 2 huts and a two-storey compartment connected their 145-hectare workplace adjacent the historical marketplace municipality of Morpeth. Philip knows a spot astir camping, having spent 20 years moving safaris, and his expertise shows. The huts person indoor and outdoor showers, decks, wood-fired blistery tubs, firepits with skillets and toasting forks. They are made from reclaimed wood and corrugated iron, and are insulated with sheep’s wool and hemp. The workplace is besides tally connected ecological lines – 12,000 trees person been planted implicit the past 20 years, and guests tin locomotion done the woodland, wildflower meadows and ponds. Local beverage and eggs and homemade cocoa barroom are provided.
From £130, sleeps 2 adults and 2 children, canopyandstars.co.uk

Moat Island, Haveringland Hall, Norfolk

Moat Island Glamping Norfolk

This is glamping acceptable for royalty: a turreted castle-style hut connected wheels successful the moat of a erstwhile medieval hallway adjacent Norwich. Haveringland Castle hut has a fairy light-bedecked operation for eating and sleeping, positive kitchen, compost toilet and woodburner. Other options connected the wooded land see a compartment with covered deck; furnished six-metre doorbell tents with due beds, woodburners and firepits; and basal doorbell tents, 1 with transparent panels for stargazing. There are compost loos adjacent each tent, positive a ablution artifact and a campy room made from Christmas trees cleared from the site. Best of all, guests tin instrumentality a dip successful the earthy swimming pond and sunbathe connected the jetty.
Bell tents from £65, castle hut from £350 for 2 nights (both slumber five), moatisland.co.uk

Penhein Glamping, Monmouthshire

Penhein Glamping, Monmouthshire.
Photograph: Rory Lindsay

The glampsite connected this workplace adjacent Chepstow has a Persian vibe, reflecting the owner’s Iranian heritage. This year, 2 caller high-domed Alachigh tents (from bluish Iran) instrumentality the full to eight. The tents person due beds, kitchens, toilets, woodburners and firepits. The caller ones besides person showers; the others person a ablution artifact with underfloor heating, rainfall showers and a rolltop bath. There is simply a caller societal abstraction – a Persian-style expansive pavilion – and tons of activities, from guided histrion walks to satellite workshops.
From £295 for 2 nights, sleeps five, penhein.co.uk

Wheatsheaf Huts, Oxfordshire

Wheatsheaf Huts, Oxfordshire

This mini glampsite is perfect for a household holiday: the adults tin slumber successful the 2 shepherd’s huts, with kids successful the doorbell tents. The accommodation is successful its ain tract connected a 200-hectare workplace adjacent Banbury. Children tin conscionable donkeys, kunekune pigs, emus and a rhea, portion grownups unbend successful the wood-fired blistery tub. There are kitchens and firepits – the owners connection hampers of their ain nutrient and eggs, positive homemade and section goodies. The huts are off-grid, and the workplace produces renewable vigor from star panels, a biomass boiler and a combined vigor and powerfulness pump.
From £150, sleeps 2 adults and 4 children, kiphideaways.com

Foot of the Downs, South Downs

Foot of the Downs, Sussex Paythorne Farm

On the borderline of Fulking and conscionable disconnected the South Downs Way successful the nationalist park, Perching Manor Farm present has a shepherd’s hut and 2 curved pods. Each is insulated and heated, and has a kitchenette, en suite ablution country and a invited handbasket of essentials. Guests tin bid barbecue and meal hampers, and firepits and logs. There is simply a pub a abbreviated locomotion distant – walkers tin gain a pint with a ascent up Devil’s Dyke first, which is 2 miles further connected – and it is 9 miles from Brighton.
Curved pods sleeping 4 from £120, footofthedowns.co.uk

Wantisden Park, Suffolk

Wantisden Park Suffolk Ram shepherds hut

This tract connected a backstage property adjacent the Suffolk seashore overlooks past oak woodland and lakes. Accommodation includes 8 lodges and pods (some with blistery tubs), specified arsenic a small timber-framed roundhouse, 2 converted vans erstwhile pulled by steam engines, and six woody tents. There are besides pitches for tents, caravans and campervans, positive cafe and shop. Miles of footpaths encircle the parkland and it is simply a 15-minute locomotion to the nearest pub. Sutton Hoo is 10 minutes’ drive, and it’s 15 minutes to Orford and the coast.
Wooden tents slumber 2 from £50, pods and lodges slumber 4 from £320 for 2 nights, pitchup.com

Spire View Yurts, Derbyshire

These 3 yurts are connected a agrarian tract adjacent Ashover, connected the borderline of the Peak District. All person a king-size furniture and bunks, woodburners and a deck; 2 person blistery tubs. They person backstage ablution rooms and stock a kitchen/diner. Ashover has 3 pubs and is astir equidistant from Matlock and Chesterfield. As good arsenic walking successful the Peaks, glampers tin rhythm the High Peak Trail. The yurts tin beryllium booked individually oregon exclusively, for up to 14.
Seven nights from £631, sleeps five, sykescottages.co.uk

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