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Ten of the Best Year-Round Glamping Sites in the UK

9 October 2019

There’s nothing like bedding down in the Great British Outdoors, right? 

It’s just…sometimes the good old UK weather leaves a lot to be desired. Especially when it comes to tent-pitching, or making the dreaded late-night dash to the loo.

With help from our handy rundown of some of the best year-round glamping sites in the UK, you can sit back and relax in the countryside at just about any time of year.

Combining cosy creature comforts with all-weather luxuries (think twinkling fairy lights, downy duvets, that essential en-suite bathroom!), you can observe those ever-changing country seasons beautifully up close.

Main image: Dimpsey Glamping | Somerset

North Star Club

Sancton, Yorkshire
A sumptuous country house-inspired outdoor retreat in the magical North Yorkshire woodlands, lovingly steeped in local culture.
Bedrooms: 1-2 per suite
Sleeps: 4-6 per suite
£165 (2 nights midweek)

Loch Tay Highland Lodges

Loch Tay, Perthshire
An award-winning lochside retreat in the central highlands of Scotland with a range of unique accommodation and onsite activities.
Bedrooms: varies
Sleeps: varies
£100 (2 night pod stay)

Mulino Pods

Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Eco-powered exclusive rural valley glamping - complete with friendly neighbourhood sheep! - in the scenic Peak District. 
Sleeps: Varies
£72.50 / night

Down on the Farm

Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
Welcome to the unspoiled Aberdeen countryside and a family-run farm; a delightfully off-grid retreat that affords stunning views over sea and farmland from its unique accommodation options.
Sleeps: 2-4 per unit
£65 / night

Howgills Hideaway

Howgill, Cumbria
Fall in love with the sanctuary that is Howgills Hideaway, a gorgeous retreat tucked away in Cumbria's idyllic Howgills Fells. 
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 4-6 per unit
£45 / night

Dimpsey Glamping

Chard, Somerset
A multi award-winning, romantic shepherd's hut retreat in soothing Somerset, taking glamping to brand new levels of luxury in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 2 per hut
£125 / night

Hinton Hideaways Roundhouses

Crewkerne, Somerset
Adults-only roundhouse glamping on a lush organic farm, for unrivalled luxury amongst nature.
Bedrooms: 1 per roundhouse
Sleeps: 2 per roundhouse
£197 / night

Lydcott Glamping

Widegates, Cornwall
A unique, expertly handcrafted back-to-nature escape that showcases some of the best sea views in Cornwall.
Bedrooms: Varies
£100 / night

The Roost Glamping

Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Two sumptuous adults only, dog-friendly cedar cabins with a hot tub and luxuries galore, bespoke crafted and nestled in the magical Forest of Dean.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
£172 / night

Arcadia Glamping

Drymen, Stirling
Two sumptuous, sustainably crafted cabins, packed with romantic luxuries and nestled amongst magical woodland near Loch Lomond.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps: 2 per cabin
£168 / night


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