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50 gorgeous glamping stays to book now

Pitching a tent? No thanks! These 50 luxurious stays across the Muddy counties put the 'glam' in glamping, from stunning yurts to chic lodges and charming shepherd's huts.

BEDFORDSHIRE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE CAMBRIDGESHIRE CORNWALL DERBYSHIRE DORSETDEVON ESSEX GLOUCESTERSHIRE HAMPSHIRE HERTFORDSHIRE ISLE OF WIGHT KENT LEICESTERSHIRE NORFOLK NORTHAMPTONSHIRE NOTTINGHAMSHIRE OXFORDSHIRE RUTLAND SOMERSET SUFFOLK SURREY SUSSEX WARWICKSHIRE WEST MIDLANDS WILTSHIRE WORCESTERSHIRE

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Shillingridge Glamping, near Marlow

Roll-top bath, kitchen with butler’s sink… now this is glamping. Based on a family-run 30-acre smallholding in the Chiltern Hills, these two luxury safari lodges both sleep up to six people and come with fully stocked kitchens, modern bathrooms, extra-plush pillows and duvets, and knockout views in their respective secluded paddocks.

Hills Farm and Orchard, near Leighton Buzzard

Sat in this farm’s verdant orchard, among the old apple, pear, and damson trees, are four luxurious wigwams. These solar-powered beauties boast a modern toilet, shower, well-equipped kitchen, and even a living area with TV. Each sleeps up to four people, and three of them have their own hot tub. The local pub is merely an amble away along the canal. We’re sold.

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CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Mad Hatters Campsite, Ely

This is no ordinary campsite. Sure there are pitches for tents and campers, but also tucked away in five acres of flower meadows and grassy fields on a farm just outside Ely are some extraordinary accommodation choices you won’t be able to resist. Think canvas pods and circular timber tents, with wood walls, soft roofs, double beds and brightly coloured furnishings. Muddy fave is the cosy Queen of Hearts cabin for couples (above), which comes with a log-burner, ensuite bathroom and even a stove with saucepans, plus outdoor beanbags and barbecue. What’s more, you can hire the whole site if you want to throw a party (past events have included hen, birthday and anniversary parties), festival or even get married there. Don’t miss a Mad Hatter afternoon tea in the party gazebo, which looks straight out of Alice in Wonderland (if she drank Champagne).

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CORNWALL

Ekopod’s Geodomes, St Clether, Nr Launceston

These geometric structures are like staying in your own personal Eden Project biome, that’s if Eden was equipped with a super king-size bed, pocket sprung mattress, goose down duvet and crisp white sheets, and a bathtub from which you can enjoy views of the night sky. Off-grid luxury (don’t worry, electricity is available in the barn nearby for all your charging needs and they have ensuite bathrooms) each of the four Ekopods sleeps up to four, and is set in its own private space, surrounded by wildflower meadows. With views over the Cornish countryside just above Bodmin Moor you’re also within easy distance of the north coast including Tintagel and Boscastle.

Garden Wagon, The PIG at Harlyn Bay, Nr Padstow

Does it count as glamping if you head into the hotel for your meals? The PIG at Harlyn Bay’s garden wagons are perfect for those who want the romance of glamping (sleeping in a wagon made using traditional craft methods, with an alfresco shower and private terrace, set in the garden with views over the garden and fields to the beach at Harlyn), with the cosiness of a log burner and freestanding bath, but with the luxury of a hotel getaway. The PIG at Harlyn sits in its own gardens and countryside with a gorgeous field walk down to the nostalgic beach at Harlyn. Fit in trips to the Potting Shed spa and nip up to the house for meals at the PIG’s two restaurants between your walks to the beach.

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BEDFORDSHIRE

Retreat Glamping, Pulloxhill

The perfect off-grid getaway, this safari tent sleeps 7 and is located on its own private deck within the grounds of a 22-acre smallholding. Bedding, blankets and hot water bottles are all included, as are towels and toiletries so no need to pack them. There’s a fully equipped kitchen stocked with storecupboard essentials (including locally ground coffee), a solar-powered fridge and woodburning stove to cook on (you can pre-order home-cooked meals and BBQ packs if you don’t fancy bringing it all with you). The kids will enjoy raiding the outdoor chest for garden games and whizzing round on the toy tractor and go-kart, while you book a reflexology or yoga sess and send the hubs out fishing!

The Meadows at Polehanger, Shefford

This brand new site on a family farm in rural Bedfordshire features four verrrry comfortable cabins (ok, ok, it’s not canvas) which sleep up to 6 people. They come with comfy beds and sofas, bijou kitchenettes, a private decking and garden area, firepits, two even have hot tubs – now you’re talking! – and (whisper it so the diehard campers don’t hear you) heating, making them a year-round option. Plus, from late spring guests will be able to pre-order a breakfast box, packed with pastries or bacon and eggs (plus veggie options), and a BBQ box, as well as a Family Firepit pack with logs, marshmallow forks and Smore-making ingredients! This is classy camping.

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DEVON

Dittisham Hideaway, Dartmouth

Dittisham Hideaway have literally raised the glamping game, with their seriously comfy collection of treehouses nestled in the South Hams trees, near Dartmouth. Just how comfy? We’re talking kingsize beds, two en-suite bathrooms with power showers, and underfloor heating for crying out loud! Each has its own private deck, where you can soak in a wood-fired hot tub with your pile of Booker Prize winners, while the rest of the tribe are kept busy with an outdoor chess set, table football and BBQ. And that’s just chez nous – outdoor activities abound from fishing and horse riding to paddle boarding and kayak hire, and a concierge service when no-one feels like cooking.

Orchard Retreat, Crediton

When all you want is flowery meadows, a hammock and your own private bathroom, Orchard Retreat is your place. Located near Crediton, in mid-Devon, Not only is Orchard Retreat easy on the eye, with its meadows, stream and far-reaching views across Devon fields, it’s been brilliantly thought through by owners Vicky and Nick, to create the perfect yurt feng shui – just the three, nicely spaced, and positioned so the eating areas don’t overlook each other. An outdoor Tub House, with two roll-top baths for bubble bath under the stars is the cherry on the glamping cake.

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DERBYSHIRE

Peak Glamping Hideaway, Quarnford 

If you want lush rolling hills and huge skylines for your next trip then Peak Glamping Hideaway will take your breath away. 

Nestled within a picturesque family farm on the edge of the Peak District National Park, there are two eco-friendly yurts and an adorable Shepherd’s Hut to choose from. As standard, you get Egyptian cotton bedding, sheepskin rugs, a breakfast hamper on arrival, logs for the burner and your own BBQ. 

Don’t forget your walking boots as there are some epic stomps to Three Shire Head – a stunning Grade II listed packhorse bridge – and the magnificent beauty of the Roaches.

Edale Gathering, Edale 

If you’re off on a glamping break with more than your partner or your bestie, The Gathering in Edale is ideal for bigger groups. These safari lodges sleep six and are designed to make getting back to nature stress-free. From the roll-top baths with fluffy towels to the wood that’s delivered to your fire cauldron every morning, you can’t help but fall in love with this spot. 

While you’re out in the Peaks, don’t miss a meander up the Pennine Way – which starts in Edale – or if you’re feeling brave, ask the locals where the best wild swimming spots are. 

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DORSET

Mallinson’s Woodland Retreat, Holditch

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise: eight, hand-crafted, architecture-award-winning tree houses, yurts, tipis and a shepherd’s hut. Designed for up to two adults, each unique accommodation is totally luxurious (no toilet blocks here). We’re talking revolving wood burners, freestanding copper baths, wood-fired pizza ovens, ‘tree showers’, hot tubs, saunas and heated towel rails and Nespresso machines. Life’s a bitch, eh?

Loose Reins, Shillingstone

Head to the wild (south) west and make like a pioneer in a cedar wood cabin on the Wessex Ridgeway in the Blackmore Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, north Dorset. Each cosy cabin has a fully-equipped kitchen, king size bed with authentic American quilts, wood burner, bathroom and little touches like old lamps, faux furs and Navajo blankets. Yee-haw!

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ESSEX

Osea Glamping, Osea Island

Fancy swanning off to your own private island? This 400-acre coastal resort in the Blackwater Estuary is nothing short of fabulous. Don’t believe us? Just ask previous guests Sienna Miller, Rihanna and Jude Law (hubba hubba). Step inside your stylish yurt and you’ll find everything your glamping heart desires: luxury linens, fluffy cushions, mirrors, clothes rails and even a fridge *immediately packs all the fizz*. There are also proper loos, individual shower cabins, a heated outdoor swimming pool and a ‘Glamping Hub’ where you can tuck into some gourmet grub. No tins of beans in sight – brilliant.

Browning Bros, Great Tey

The Browning brothers spent their childhood building little hideaways on the idyllic, expansive family farm — and when they grew up, they turned it into a business. The dream, right? From cosy log cabins and shepherds huts to big and beautiful bell tents, glampers are spoilt for choice when it comes to luxury accommodation. Just six miles from Colchester and an hour from London, it’s perfect for couples, families and pooches (at a small additional fee). Oh, and an FYI to any brides-to-be – they throw epic weddings.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE

The Glamping Orchard, Longney

Go glamping in this cool and quirky 1950’s caravan, as seen on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces. The Warwick Knight, sleeps up to 4, or alternatively try Belle, the cosy Bell Tent sleeping up to 5. The caravan also has its own roof terrace with artificial turf and deckchairs for enjoying a large glass of wine as the sun sets over the nearby Forest of Dean. Go for long walks, laze in the hammock, watch the wildlife, explore the nearby orchards and eat around the campfire, you can even take a horse and cart ride down to the local pub!

Painswick Glamping, Painswick

Bliss out by your own private pond at this idyllic setting in Painswick – the Queen of the Cotswolds. The Mill Pool offers the perfect environment to get back to nature and is and only a half mile walk to the beautiful Cotswold village of Painswick with its chocolate boxes cottages and two pubs. Set on a working family farm, this custom built eco-friendly camping pod has a lovely decking area and firepit to relax around, or stay nearby in the Shepherd Hut.

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HAMPSHIRE

Meon Springs Glamping, East Meon

Set in a farm near Petersfield in the pretty village of East Meon, this veteran, pooch and family-friendly glamping site is surrounded by rolling South Downs National Park countryside and the picture-perfect River Meon. Stay in a choice of beautifully painted Mongolian yurts or wooden Shephard hut, and strike out on your pick of idyllic trails and cycle routes.

OTBT Vans, New Forest

Fancy an off-grid glamping holiday that doesn’t involve a tent? Built for family adventures along the South Coast, New Forest-based OTBT Vans has two gorgeous camping-vans. ‘Maya’ and ‘Milo’ come ready equipped with kitchen, kitchen gear, bathrooms, double bed kid’s bunks or pods. Pre-order hampers of local produce and get out there with mountain bike or paddle board hire.

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HERTFORDSHIRE

Home Farm Glamping, Elstree

This gorgeous site in Elstree, Herts ticks allll the boxes. Set within 150 acres of glorious countryside, provides actual beds (with duvets and everything!), heated showers, flushing loos and even hair dryer sockets. Plus there’s a wide range of pre-bookable activities available, from outdoor yoga and art classes to wine tasting and beauty treatments, as well as bushcraft workshops and nature walks for the kids. Hungry? Head to The Meadow Café tent for a cooked brekkie, pre-order a hot supper or marinated bbq box prepared by on-site chef Jean-Luc, or have afternoon tea delivered to your tent by Brew & Bakes. Lovely!

The Croft Farm Escape, Great Gaddesdon

Built using reclaimed materials on a festival site, the two eco-conscious cabins just ooze that laid-back festival vibe. Packed with character and quirky touches both inside and out, there’s The Jumble, a former DJ booth, with its horse-trailer bathroom, and The Studio, a luxe boho bolthole with four-poster canopy beds, Netflix and a standalone kitchen-diner. And the festival feels don’t stop there – book yourself in for a sound journey, crystal cleanse or Sensai session (there are massages and facials too if you’re not down with the hippy vibe.) As for food, you can hire a pizza oven, book your brekkie, or treat yourself to a cheese and wine or hot tub drinks hamper.

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ISLE OF WIGHT

Glamping the Wight Way, Freshwater

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Boutique glamping with an area of outstanding natural beauty right on the doorstep – Glamping the Wight Way is the glorious vision of friendly owners Sarah and Alan Hamilton. Their tranquil, eco-consciously built, ‘gently’ off-grid West Wight meadow site has four huge three-bedroom raised chalet-style tents, each with a kitchen, roll-top bath and flushing loo (hurrah) and views overlooking rolling countryside and the Western Yar river.

Tapnell Farm, Yarmouth

Close to the harbour town and the iconic Needles, Tapnell Farm is a former dairy farm surrounded by glorious meadows and coastal woodlands. Glamping tents at are pretty special – geodesic domes (above) have panoramic daytime views and a stargazing skylight, while safari tents have a private shower and loo, fridge, BBQ, electricity, log burning cooker and private decking. Kids will love the on-site Aqua Park, Farm Park and gourmet burger restaurant.

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KENT

Preston Court, near Canterbury

Going away with the gang? The set-up here is perfect for families and friends all coming together, taking exclusive hire of one of the glamping areas over two or three days. Stay in the Glamping Meadow, which has a village feel, (think fully furnished Bell Tents, complete with electricity), pitched around the perimeter of a meadow field, bordered by woodland and views across paddocks with horses and sheep. Or if you want more off-grid glamping The Woodland Glade has Bell Tents, some pitched privately in little clearings within a woodland and others widely spaced in a water meadow. Under an hour by train from London, here you can enjoy gorgeous views straight across the nature reserve, where guests can roam and explore, or enjoy wild swimming in the Little Stour river tributary.

Bear Lodge, Port Lympne Wild Animal Reserve

Enjoy a truly memorable experience at Bear Lodge, in the county’s only safari reserve and breeding sanctuary with over 900 animals across 75 species. Toast marshmallows at the fire pit and snuggle up in a real bed in your canvas tent (there’s even en-suite facilities too) – all overlooking the secluded bear habitat in a quiet corner of the Reserve. Perfect for families – sleeping up to 8 in one tent – Bear Lodge is the ideal base for your wild day trip with a touch of rustic charm. The luxury glamping tents are right next to Bear Lodge Restaurant where you’ll find home cooked, family favourites and a well stocked bar.

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LEICESTERSHIRE

Dandelion Hideaway, Osbaston

Deep in the rolling Leicestershire countryside, this stunning country-chic glamping spot really pulls out all the stops. Stay in one of their six canvas cottages and curl up with a book on the Chesterfield sofa or relax in the rocking chair – there’s also a large wood burning fire, a farmhouse kitchen and enough faded florals, checks and stripes to give it some country-chic charm. Each cottage sleeps six so perfect for a large family or group of friends but if you’ve got older kids or are looking for something a little more private, book Bluebells. This dreamy cottage comes with its own Swiss Family Robinson like tree house to sleep in and a private hot tub so you can relax in style under the stars. Seriously, when can we check in?

Purple Badger, Beeby

Part luxury glamping and part off-grid camping, this spot is the perfect rural idyll if you want to leave the hustle and bustle of city life for the peace and quiet of the countryside. This small campsite is unique in its setting as it’s nestled amongst two beautiful lakes and comes with its own woodland, wildlife. There’s two adorable shepherd huts which come with a double bed, a fully fitted kitchenette, a boutique bathroom and a log burner. They’re perfect for a romantic escape. Oh, and did we mention they even have their own barista Coffee Cart with breakfast treats and all!

Belvoir Estate Holidays, Belvoir Castle

Wake up to impressive views of Belvoir Castle at this brand new glamping spot. Stay in either a quirky Gypsy Wagon or a cosy Shepherds Hut but we love the look of these fully-furnished bell tents. Inside you’ll find rugs, lamps, a double bed and even a luxury hamper filled with seasonal goodies waiting for you. You won’t be too far from civilisation and can take a wander over to The Engine Yard for cocktails and food or spend time shopping in the boutique retail village. Alternatively, order a breakfast or picnic hamper which you can tuck in to before exploring the local area.

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NORFOLK

Wild Retreat, Cawston

With wide views and huge skies, this exclusive-use rustic glamping spot is the place to come and rewild yourself. We love the Out of Africa-esque glamour in the central bell tent, which sleeps up to four – think Moroccan lanterns, muchos leopard print and ornate screens. It’s Love Island‘s world, and we’re just living in it, so of COURSE there’s a fire pit – plus a private kitchen, shower and loo. There’s an outdoor seating area, too, so you can admire the sunset with a bottle of vino. Plus, don’t hold us to this, but we’ve heard they might be adding an outdoor hot tub for 2022 guests…

Hankering after a pampering? You’ll also get access to sweet salon Heaven’s Above, where you can enjoy everything from a cheeky eyebrow tint to a stress-busting massage. Pure bliss!

Wild Meadow, Raynham Estate

Wake up to the glorious sights and smells of a five-acre wildflower meadow at this pretty glamping site, set within the rolling parkland of the fabulous Raynham Estate (home of a historic stately pile). Each of the bespoke yurts have unique, wow-factor decor, while luxury is the watchword here – you’ll enjoy Super king sized beds, squishy blankets, a private wood-burner and BBQ plus allocated separate toilets and showers (two tents are ensuite).

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NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

The Hobbit House, Dodford

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An enchanting and quirky rural retreat bedecked with colourful lanterns and fairy lights, The Hobbit House is a higgledy piggledy, grass-roofed wooden hut, crafted using reclaimed tree-trunks from nearby Fawsley Estate. Cosy rugs, bright furnishings and a huge dollop of charm make this a magical place to escape from reality. It’s basic, but with comfy sofa beds, a log burner, pizza oven and a separate shower hut you’ll have all the home comforts you could need.

Jubilee Barn, Helmdon

Jubilee Barn Glamping Helmdon Northants

Just because we’re glamping it doesn’t mean we’re ready to forego the little luxuries in life, and a stay at Jubillee Barn comes with king size beds, super soft linen and white robes. We’d expect nothing less. There’s even a concierge service and you’ll get your own private hot tub and shower hut. Choose from a yurt, gypsy wagon or stranded boat to hunker down in, each set in their own private spaces on a working farm.

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OXFORDSHIRE

Fat Pheasant Huts, near Banbury

Smack-dab in the middle of cookie-cutter Cotswolds countryside, these ultra-luxe shepherd huts sit on a 500 acre farm that’s yours to explore. Describing the place just means rattling off dreamy details: wood-fired hot tub, farm-fresh food hampers, picturesque wooden table for al fresco delights, ambling herd of Highland cattle, we could go on… Dogs are welcome, and all huts have electricity, USB sockets, hot water, and a flushing toilet (no squatty potties here!) despite being completely off-grid. Best of all? You can’t see any other hut from yours — perfect privacy.

Stonor Park, near Henley

These brand new shepherd huts boast absolute bags of charm. Sitting pretty in the Stonor Valley — prime Chilterns landscape — they’re filled with luxurious details. Four poster bed, anyone? Well, after the wood-burning stove, dishwasher (!) cleverly squirreled away behind shaker cupboards, and high-powered shower, you might as well! Register now to book later in the summer.

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NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

Birdholme Glamping, Keyworth

Set in 17 acres of woodland, Birdholme boutique lodges are the perfect serene escape for singles, couples or groups – and your pooches. 

With super stylish interiors, your own balcony and hot tub, and a lavish array of mod-cons (including underfloor heating and a log burner), the family-run team has considered everything you need to properly switch off from the grind. If there’s such a thing as too much relaxing, stretch your legs around the picturesque walks on site or nip to the stunning Cotgrave Country Park just a 10-minute drive away.

Dukeries Retreat, Barnby Moor

We love a garden bar here at Muddy and luckily every bell tent at the Dukeries Retreat has one… and a log-fired hot tub on your own private decking. Phwoar.

Surrounded by the charming countryside of Barnby Moor, this is how glamping should be: king-sized beds, a luxury wet room per tent and a pizza oven. To add a bit of extra ‘ahh’ to your stay, head over the road to the Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa for AA Rosette dining and ultra-modern spa treatments.

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RUTLAND

A Little Bit of Rough, Uppingham

Lodges here are stunning and set in our 20 acre private woodland with far reaching views. There’s trees on one side and wildlife ponds on the other. Some come with comfy leather sofas, woven poufs and others come with en-suite bathroom with roll top baths, access to a pizza oven, hammocks and there’s even trunks filled with games and local information to keep you and the kids busy. The best bit? The location is literally a secret and you won’t know where to go until you’ve booked so it really is an exclusive hidden gem.

In the Stix, Greetham

These unique domes are kitted out with everything you’ll need for a memorable glamping holiday in the gorgeous, lush, Rutland countryside. Your home for the duration of your stay, comes with comfy furniture, bathrooms, a log burner to ensure you stay warm and cosy during the cooler months and right next door, you’ll find a private field kitchen complete with an amazing wood fired oven and a gas hob for that much-needed morning cuppa.

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SOMERSET

Marston Park, near Frome

Pop yourself into a pod at this lakeside glamping site between Frome and Bruton. As well as the 1960s Futuro, the ‘playground for creativity with grown-up food and drink’ (though kids – and dogs – are welcome) also has luxury bell tents with double beds, woodburners (and desk, easel, acoustic guitar and art materials should inspiration strike) pitched by a Bruce Munro light installation. Chill in the wood-fired hot tub or wild pool. Slope along to the waterside terrace for food, drink and DJs spinning the decks ’til late.

Nature’s Spectacular, Chew Valley

Go off grid in Big Red, a cool converted mountain rescue vehicle that’s crossed the Sahara and now parked up lakeside on a 35-acre estate, ready and waiting for you. Sleeping two adults and two kids, it’s got a fully fitted kitchen, built-in sound system, salon, hot shower, terrace and nearby hot tub. On the same site: a converted showman’s home, a yurt and a deer cabin, otherwise it’s just you, the rolling hills, the shimmering lake and the vast skies.

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SUFFOLK

West Stow Pods, near Bury St Edmunds

There’s something enchantingly Lord of the Rings about West Stow Pod’s cool glamping options, particularly Pod Hollow which is built into a grassy knoll and has a round front door. We also love the two large woodland lodges and four cosy MegaPods, which sleep four and don’t have WiFi so kids (and you!) really do have to get off screens and back into nature. You’re less than a mile from West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village where there’s archery lessons, Tolkien quests, ancient sites, woodland trails and a mega playground to enjoy. 

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SURREY

The Merry Harriers, Hambledon, near Godalming

Glamping just got more luxe, thanks to a quintet of stylish shepherd’s huts in the Surrey Hills. Set around a sparkling pond and overlooking rolling fields, each comes packed with luxuries including a downy double bed, underfloor heating, log burner and a cosy seating area with games. In the ensuite bathroom, there’s a luxurious walk in rain shower, soft towelling bathrobes and luxe toiletries. Outside, there’s a fire pit – perfect for toasting marshmallows – plus teak sunloungers. The Merry Harrier’s pub is just across the road – for easy pub dinners- and if you fancy it, there’s also the option to go llama trekking.

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SUSSEX

Garden House, Fittleworth, West Sussex

Fancy luxe glamping in the heart of the South Downs National Park? At the Garden House you can choose from a sumptuous Mongolian Yurt, a romantic shepherds hut hidden in a glade or a simple bell tent in historic private woodland (or you can cheat and stay in their a luxury cottage with all mod-cons and Grade II listed garden!). Read our review.

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WARWICKSHIRE

Hilltop Hideaways, Leamington Spa

Uninterrupted views of Leamington, Warwick and Coventry from a luxury shepherds hut in its own private field? Don’t mind if we do. It also comes with its own bathroom, underfloor heating plus all the little luxuries – we’re talking Le Creuset kettle, log burner, super soft king size bed and fresh flowers. Don’t mind if we do. There’s a cafe serving great food onsite too and cute rescue animals to fuss. Sleeps two.

Wootton Parks Pods, Wootton Wawen

This former dairy farm in stunning surroundings near Henley-in-Arden is now a luxe family-run glamping pod site with farmhouse b&b. Stay grounded in one of the pods nestled amongst the trees, or climb 11ft up (don’t worry there are stairs, you don’t actually have to climb the tree!) to one of the treehouse pods, complete with hot tub on the deck. There’s also a new wellness retreat centre which offers weekend and day-long breaks. And breathe…..

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WEST MIDLANDS

After the Gold Rush Yurt, Walcot Hall, Shropshire

Luxe yurt overlooking a gorgeous pool sound like your thing? This is your place. There’s a rowing boat if you feel adventurous or kick back on the decking while enjoying a glass of fizz and take in the views. There’s a pub just down the road too, or plenty of space for barbecues. Sleeps four.

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WILTSHIRE

Bellorama, Milton, Salisbury

The only place better to gaze at the stars than in a secluded field that’s part of an official Dark Sky Reserve and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Your own wood-fired hot tub with a glass of bubbles in hand, of course! Bellorama’s peaceful glamping site is home to a range of shepherd’s huts and bell tents for between 1 and 4 people, and the site is dog- and child-friendly so you can bring the whole family. Enjoy cooking over a campfire, exploring the surrounding Wilts hills on rented e-bikes, or visiting Stonehenge or Longleat Safari Park – both 20 minute drives away.

Woolley Grange Hotel, near Bath

Prefer your nights under canvas with all the mod cons? This is glamping taken to a whole new level! These luxe suites sit in the grounds of Woolley Grange, which means you not only get your own master bedroom, private terrace, all-important flushing toilet and hot shower with Bramley toiletries and lounge with wood-burning stove, you also get access to the hotel’s facilities. That means you have heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a spa, and The Hideout Pizza Cafe with hot tea and coffee on tap right on your doorstep. Who said camping had to be hard work?

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WORCESTERSHIRE

By The Red Phone Box Glamping, Tenbury Wells

If it’s peace and tranquility you seek, a stay at By The Red Phone Box ticks all the boxes. This bijou, campsite features two lovely bell tents (Evelyn & Lillian) and three camping pitches tucked away in a private meadow on a working Worcestershire farm. Nestled in view of Clee Hill on the edge of the Teme Valley the scenery and wildlife here are stunning. One to book if you fancy walking up to birdsong and butterflies with a pretty orchard to explore and fire pits ready for toasting marshmallows of an evening, and we love the washing facilities tucked away in a converted horse box.

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