Glamping is fast becoming the perfect way for families to reconnect with each other and experience the great outdoors. Home Farm Glamping, based near Elstree, has three yurts and nine bell tents on site, bbqs and campfires next to each tent, fine dining options, open air yoga classes and acres of land and forest for the kids to explore.
Self Catering Accommodation
Its exclusive and offers guests a totally special experience, Guests do not share the site with any other booking. They have it all to themselves, and enjoy space, privacy, and luxury.
Set in the rural Somerset Countryside, guests enjoy sole use of the barn, fitted with comfy seating, a log burner, dining section and covered BBQ area. Added to that there is the genuine original romantic Gypsy Caravan. The yurt is massive, providing an amazing circular space in which to chill sleep and relax There is also a cabin with fully fitted kitchen, shower room and separate toilet.
Glamping is a truly sustainable experience - the carbon footprint is minimal and getting back to nature makes for a memorable experience.
The UK has a number of high quality destinations in beautiful locations and this guide from Green Tourism - the go-to standard in sustainability working with tourist destinations across the UK - gives you top tips on choosing a truly green glamping site.
Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland has opened up a historic holiday home for the first time in 25 years.
Ardlochan Lodge, in the grounds of the renowned Culzean Castle and Country Park near Maybole in Ayrshire, was built around 1830 but has lain empty and uninhabitable since 1991.
Now, as part of an ongoing ‘masterplan’ to enhance the wider property, significant works were undertaken at the Lodge over 16 weeks to bring it back into use as a holiday cottage.
The Lake District’s most successful self-catering cottage company, Heart of the Lakes, is honouring one of the region’s greatest literary figures by giving away a holiday in the 17th century farmhouse she once owned. Beatrix Potter, who would have turned 150 years old on 28th June this year, bequeathed the property, Yew Tree Farm, to the National Trust. It famously featured in the 2006 film, ‘Miss Potter’, starring Renée Zellweger and Ewan McGregor.