Glamping…is it camping? Is it at all glamorous?! Well, its certainly here to stay! Thousands of you have been quitting the hotel life & enjoying holidays with fresh air & wildlife right outside your bedroom window.
Here’s a few of the best sites around the UK…
Feather Down Farms
Feather Down Farms are only found on small-scale farms where the farmer and their family are passionate about preserving the long-term sustainable future of our countryside.
The Feather Down Farm tent…
… is incredibly spacious and comfortable. The interior is a reminder of the honest country-life of times gone by.
The Feather Down tent is equipped for up to 6 people (maximum 5 adults and 1 child up to 12 years). You will find: glasses, cups, mugs, plates, cutlery, kitchen knives, chopping-boards, scissors, a coffee grinder, pans, cooking and baking equipment and serving spoons. You do not have to take anything from home – it’s all there.
Prices start from £60 per person for a long weekend – and you can even add ‘treats’ such as a private hot tub or rustic shower next to your tent.
Visit www.featherdown.co.uk for more information
Jollydays Luxury Camp
Encourage the kids to leave the computer games at home for a while and breath the air – Welcome to Jollydays camping, based in stunning North Yorkshire, “Glamping” at its finest, where Jollydays work to create a great balance between fun, laughter and contemplation, nature and comfort, solitude and socialising.
The tents are set into the woodland landscape over 15 acres of the 200 acre woodland. No tents are closer than 15metres to each other and many much further than that. Choose between a 4 person ‘Bell’ tent up to a ‘Deluxe Lodge’ tent sleeping 6 with French doors, windows, chandelier…..
Visit www.jollydaysluxurycamping.co.uk for booking & information.
Lochhouses Farm, near Edinburgh, East Lothian
The tents at Lochhouses are beautifully kitted out spaces – a roomy living area, a wood-burning stove with an oven, Belfast sinks with hot and cold running water and real beds keep you in simple comfort. The soft wood, boat-shaped shelving and the colours carry the beach feel right into the tents themselves.
Staying at Lochhouses is the perfect blend of summer beach house life, farm holiday and countryside escape. If you’re feeling active, you can walk and cycle in the woods and wetlands inland or round the lochs, ride horses on the beach or help out on the farm. If you’re not then do nothing more than move between bed and the sea.
Visit www.canopyandstars.co.uk for more information
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