- Sleeps: varies
- Bedroom: varies
- Minimum stay: 1 night (pods)
At Tom’s Eco Lodge, located at Tapnell Farm, you’ll discover a thoughtfully-designed glamping haven to suit everyone. After all, how many sites can offer a wide range of luxury outdoor accommodation with plentiful space, fresh sea views, sandy beaches right on your doorstep, fun on the farm and exhilarating adventure, all in one place?
Exceptional care is taken with the environment and surrounding land, and with spectacular countryside scenery and stunning views up to Tennyson Down all around you, it won’t be long before you’ve forgotten all about your hectic life back home!
Simply choose from a selection of thoughtfully-crafted living spaces that include adventurous Safari tents, spacious wood cabins, cosy pods, innovative Modulogs, and brand new Dome Meadow.
The eco pods, each one sleeping up to four people and incorporating stunning western sea landscape views, provide a wonderful setting for a romantic getaway. With their friendly open-plan design, you’ll find a built-in double bed, with a pull-out sofa bed for two more guests if needed. There’s a well-equipped kitchenette, a private shower room with hot running water and flushing WC…plus a private barbecue and picnic bench for lazy al-fresco dining. You’ll find you’re in the perfect place to enjoy the sun setting delicately over the horizon!
For those seeking a more adventurous living space (whilst not missing out on a shred of luxury, of course!) the Safari tents are ideal for larger groups of up to 8 people. Generously furnished, you’ll find a cosy log burning cooker, private bathroom and WC, and well-furnished bedrooms. The tents even include free WiFi and electricity so you can make your Instagram followers suitably envious!
You’ll find plenty of outdoor space for the kids – whether large or small! – to play on, and decking to enjoy the invigorating outdoor air, equipped with a coffee…or a glass of wine. There’s a games compendium to keep everyone entertained well into the evenings, and oh – why not select a tent with its very own wood-fired hot tub for that extra touch of luxury?
If you prefer a more authentic woodland living space, the wood cabins are just the ticket! Fully insulated to keep you toasty whatever the weather, each cabin sleeps up to 8 people on a double bed, one twin and two bunk beds – ideal for a family-sized group adventure!Keep reading
At a glance
- Versatile farmland glamping on the Isle of Wight, featuring safari tents, eco pods, wood cabins and exclusively-designed Modulogs as well as cottage holidays. The accommodation sleeps from two to eight people, with availability for larger groups in the cottages and Tapnell Manor.
- The site is easily accessible, and the Isle of Wight is within two hours of London.
- All accommodation features private bathroom/WC facilities, a well-equipped kitchen area and decking/barbecue. The Modulogs and two Safari tents also feature hot tubs. WiFi and electricity is also available.
- The farm’s site features family-friendly activity at Tapnell Farm Park
- Wood-fired pizza oven and a well-stocked larder on-site, as well as a range of outdoor and farmland activities offered. The Cow Co, a popular bar and restaurant, is close by, with beaches and towns further afield and ready to explore.
- Also onsite is the Dome Meadow, offering spacious geodesic domes.
- Dog Friendly
- Family Friendly
- Hot Tubs
- Large Groups
- Seaside Breaks
Safari tents sleep up to 8, double bedrooms, extra beds for 2, bedding & towels, private shower & toilet, kitchen, log burning oven, electric hot plate, under counter fridge, kettle, toaster, Belfast sink, dining table & chairs, sofas, free WiFi, electricity & sockets, games compendium, outdoor deck, BBQ, 2 tents come with a wood-fired hot tub.
Wood Cabins sleep up to 10, double bedroom, twin bedroom, bunk room, extra 2 on sofa bed, bedding & towels, bathroom, shower room, fully equipped kitchen, fridge freezer, toaster, oven, hob, dishwasher, washing machine, open plan living area, dining table & chairs, free WiFi, outdoor seating, BBQ.
Modulogs sleep up to 6, 2 bedrooms, extra 2 on sofa bed, bedding & towels, private shower/toilet room, kitchen, microwave/grill, 2 ring electric hob, fridge, Belfast sink, kettle, toaster, log burner, dining table & chairs, free WiFi, electricity & sockets, free breakfast eggs, outdoor decking, BBQ.
Ecopods sleep up to 4, double bed, extra 2 on sofa bed, bedding & towels, private shower/toilet room, kitchenette, microwave, 2 ring electric hob, kettle, toaster, fridge, sink, utensils, free WiFi, dining table for 4, outdoor terrace, picnic bench, BBQ.
Farm Cottages and Manor accommodation are also available, see website for more details.
Beaches, swimming, surfing, clay pigeon shooting, cycling, walking, karting, zoo, bird watching, alpaca farm, paragliding, kitesurfing, steam railway, paddle boarding, bushcraft, coasteering, pottery, bowling.
Featuring amazing views towards Tennyson Down and the renowned Freshwater Bay, step inside to discover an open-plan living area with two sofas and a dining table. A well-equipped kitchen will have you whipping up family feasts in no time, and why not enjoy gazing up at the stars later on from your own private veranda?
Exclusively designed for Tom’s Eco Lodge, the Modulogs are ideal for anyone looking to try something a little different. We’ll let you into a little secret, they have the best views, too…
The Modulogs are fully insulated, sleeping up to six people in an intimate living space. WiFi and electricity enabled with decking and a barbecue area, each Modulog boasts its very own log-burning hot tub – don’t forget to pack a bottle of something sparkling to do it justice!
In a private location away from the rest of the glamping, is Dome Meadow. An exclusive location with 5 Geodesic Domes with 360 countryside views and a panoramic view of the Solent and across to the mainland- each incorporating their own kitchen & ensuite facilities. Some even have their own log burning hot tubs!
In addition to the wonderful selection of outdoor accommodation, the award-winning Tapnell Manor is perfect for large group holidays, while two spacious farm cottages are ideal for self-catering breaks for up to 8 people.
The Isle of Wight enjoys the very best sunshine in the UK, so why not take advantage and explore the local area, with its idyllic beaches and attractions?
If you’d prefer to stay on-site, you’ll find an abundance of activities to keep everybody occupied, from Tapnell Farm Park featuring family-friendly activities including pedal go-karting…together with a friendly collection of animals to meet. Clay pigeon shooting can be booked at the Top Targets shooting range, and the Aqua Park, Axe throwing and Archery is perfect for thrillseekers.
Catering-wise, you’ll find a wood-fired pizza oven on-site, along with a farm shop stocked with local delicacies and essentials. The Cow restaurant and bar is renowned in the area for its vibrancy and friendliness – why not grab a table and enjoy a tempting selection of locally-sourced dishes?
So come and take glamping to the next level at Tom’s Eco Lodge – with something for everyone on offer, what are you waiting for?
Things to note
Cabins and pods are year-round, safari tents open April to October, pets are welcomed at a charge of £20 per pet, if adding a sofa bed an additional charge of £35 applies for cleaning, short breaks are not always possible during peak season. Minimum stay is 1 night in Pods only – other accommodation options have a 2 night mid week, 3 night weekend minimum stay. Prices are from £90 in Pods for 1 night in low season. Safari Tents, Cabins and Modulogs from £300.