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Combine the adventure of camping with the comfort of a hotel stay in one of these unique UK glamping destinations.

Ideawood Glamping Bell Tents Pembrokeshire Exterior

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Reconnect with nature on one of these luxurious glamping retreats, situated in various picturesque corners of the UK. Perfect as a couple's getaway or a family roadtrip. 

Tawny Owl treehouse, Sussex

The Peregrine Treehouse CanopyStars

Image: Canopy & Stars

Observe herds of deer and ponies from the comfort of a 4m-high canvas hideout at Tawny Owl treehouse. Nestle down in the handcrafted double bed, from £138 per night.

Leeds Castle, Leeds

2 Knights Glamping 2 Leeds Castle

Image: Leeds Castle

The striped pavilions of Knight’s glamping in the grounds of Leeds Castle boast a fourposter bed and snug throws. Simply bring your own food to cook over the open fire on a cast-iron griddle. From £135.

Eco-Pod Plus, York

Eco Pod Plus York Exterior

Image: York Cycle Stop

The Eco-Pod Plus at York Cycle Stop features a comfy double bed, heating and a private garden and seating area. With the Way of the Roses cycle route just 1.5 miles away, this is a perfect spot for cyclists. From £90.

Woodman's Treehouse, Dorset

Woodsmans Treehouse Exterior George Clarke

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With epic countryside views and situated in a secluded spot, the RIBA-award-winning Woodsman's Treehouse is a unique glamping option. You'll find plenty of handy features like a luxurious copper bath, king size bed, a pizza oven and BBQ on the rear deck for al fresco dining. The Crafty Camping site also offers a shepherd's hut, tipi and bell tents.

Brook House Woods Hobbit Hut, Herefordshire

Hobbit Hut Herefordshire Cosy Cabin

Image: Canopy & Stars

Based in the woodland wonerland, Brook House Woods, the hand-crafted hut envelops you in nature and, befitting the luxuries of hobbit life, it doesn’t skimp on comforts either, with attention to detail galore. Expect beautiful scenery overlooking Frome Valley and Malvern Hills and plenty of opportunities for stargazing.

Ideawood, Pembrokeshire

Exterior Ideawood Dolphin Tent Pembrokeshire

Image: Ideawood

Set in 5 acres of woodland packed with wildlife, all the tents at Ideawood look out onto the pond, which has many visitors including otters, moorhen, kingfishers, herons, badgers and bats - perfect for animal lovers and wildlife fans. Elevated above the pond, with great views, the Dolphin tent is perfectly postioned for all the facilities and the morning sun.  

 

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