5 Quirky Glampsites to Try

Are you looking for an unforgettable glamping experience? Would you like to try somewhere new? Here we have five different glamping sites around the UK which are guaranteed to be cool, quirky and a whole load of fun.

From log cabins, to pods, to tipi tents and treehouses, there are many types of glamping options to choose from. Whether you’re after a peaceful woodland hideaway, or a luxury camping experience, there’s a glampsite for everyone!

Take some time out from your busy lifestyle and experience a stress-free getaway at one of these fantastic sites around the UK.

Living Room Treehouses

Living Room Treehouses – Image from Coolcamping

Fresh air, sheep filled fields and views to die for; on the edge of Snowdonia is the Living Room Treehouses, a small collection of wooden houses built up in the trees, offering a unique experience for all.

Situated on a Welsh sheep farm, these eco-friendly tree houses have everything you’ll need for a cosy and comfortable night away. They have their own bush shower and compost loo, with water heated via a wood-burner that can also be used to cook on. There’s no electricity at the treehouses, light is generated through solar power so lanterns, tea lights and lamps create a peaceful and romantic feel. Each treehouse features a double bed and fold-down bunk beds, comfortably sleeping two adults and two children.

This remote and magical location is perfect for a peaceful holiday to enjoy with family, friends or your other half. And if you fancy exploring the local area, as well as the mountains of Snowdonia National Park, there are beaches within a 20-minute drive; north and south of Machynlleth.

So what are you waiting for? Escape your busy life, unwind and relax at the eco-friendly Living Room Treehouses, for a glamping experience you won’t forget. For more information, including availability and prices click here.

Camp Katur

Camp Katur – Image from Google Maps and Guillmour Oliveria

Situated at the Camp Hill estate in the village of Kirklington in North Yorkshire, Camp Katur is a small off-grid glamping village that welcomes families, groups and couples for a unique getaway in the great outdoors.

With plenty of accommodation types on offer, including safari tents, unidomes, hobbit pods and the cabin style Bears Place eco lodge (which has its own private hot tub), there’s certainly something for everyone. Each option comes with its own barbeque and fire pit too, so you can toast marshmallows and eat al fresco for that real camping experience!

And if you fancy socialising with your fellow campers, there’s a communal tipi on site equipped with hay bale seating and a campfire. You can find out more information on Camp Katur here.

Yurt Camp

Yurt Camp – Image from Google Maps

Surrounded by 40 acres of Devon woodland, Yurt Camp is a large holiday park ideal for those who want a fun-filled getaway with plenty to do. The site contains 22 contemporary yurts which are available to stay in for up to 6 guests. Each yurt features proper beds, a log burner and access to an outdoor fire pit for campfires and barbeques.

From woodland walks, to exploring the forests, there’s lots of wildlife to see including birds of prey and even woodland deer. There are also many activities to do including table tennis, swings and see-saws, a sand pit, a zip wire and a full size assault course for children and adults. And if you enjoy playing sports, there is a large field where you can play football, cricket and rounders; perfect for getting the whole family together!

Onsite there is also The Woodland Café, which serves freshly prepared home cooked food with a local twist. There’s plenty to do at Yurt Camp for both adults and children, so you certainly won’t get bored! For further information on booking and prices, visit their website.

The Bus Stop

The Bus Stop – Image from Google Maps

If you’d like to try something a little different, then this cool converted bus glamping site might be for you. Set on a working farm in the East Lothian countryside in Scotland, The Bus Stop glamping site features three beautifully converted buses offering unique and contemporary accommodation for up to six people.

The buses come with a large private decking area with a private hot tub and a barbeque, so you can relax outside and enjoy the countryside setting. And the views don’t stop there…The roofs of the buses have been replaced with glass so you can enjoy the beautiful sky line from inside too!

This unique site is family friendly or perfect for a romantic getaway too. The Bus Stop will offer you a charming and peaceful escape whoever it’s with; take a look here for further information and booking.

West Stow Pods

West Stow Pods – Image from Google Maps

Nestled in a tranquil woodland setting in Suffolk, this charismatic glampsite offers a range of accommodation, perfect for families, friends or couples. You can choose between pods, lodges or even the Pod Hollow, an inspired hobbit hole which brings together old-world charm and modern comforts for a blissful stay.

Each accommodation option comes with its own ensuite bathroom and kitchenette, so you have everything you need to enjoy your magical getaway. With Bury St Edmunds just a ten-minute drive away, you have the option to explore shops, bars cafés and more, so there’s plenty to do to keep you busy. Or if you fancy some peace and quiet away from reality, then the site will certainly offer that too.

West Stow’s is a family-run glampsite, making it super friendly and warming for guests so you really will feel at home! Find out more about the site here.

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