The Cotswolds was known as the Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1966 due to its beauty beyond imagination. It stretches from the south of Stratford-upon-Avon to the south of Bath, near Radstock. The Cotswolds is a perfect rural location, along the rolling hills, to spend weekends or have a short vacation.
The area comprises a bedrock of Jurassic limestone and is known for its golden-hued buildings built from underlying yellow Cotswold stone. Glamorous camping, popularly known as glamping, is quite famous among tourists visiting The Cotswolds. The favourite places in England attract tourists to glamping Cotswolds.
Escape to the picturesque Cotswolds with our comprehensive guide to glamping. Explore 30 unique and luxurious glamping options, offering a perfect blend of nature and comfort.
1. Glamping Options In The Cotswolds
A glamping holiday is a must when you live so close to Cotswolds. Even if you live far away, glamping in the Cotswolds and experiencing the best campsites are always the best getaways, with or without family. Let’s have an overview of the glamping in the Cotswolds.
1.1. Sunset Lodges At Cotswold Farm Park
The park is situated in Gloucestershire in the Cotswolds. These lodges are located on private property from where one can enjoy serene sunsets; every club has its theme after a breed of animal on the Cotswolds farm.
1.2. Strawberry Fields Glamping At Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park
Named after the farm’s famous dairy cow, Strawberry, the field hosts several themed bell tents every summer to experience glamping Cotswolds and have fun feeding goats and exploring the park for free. Campfires make it a perfect family vacation.
1.3. Lupin Glamping Pods
The pods are located on a Cotswolds farm with facilities including a mini football pitch and a games room.
1.4. Star Glamping
Located on the Cotswold Way, this unique glamping site has a pod that provides suitable space for persons with disabilities.
1.5. Cotswolds Farm Park
This is an excellent place to enjoy your time. You will get several hot tub areas where you can soak yourself.
1.6. Uncover Britain Road Trips
Located in Ledbury, a caravan road trip guide includes package options of readymade itineraries like top tops, hidden gems and secret stays where one can stay at places like country pubs, craft barns, and vineyards.
1.7. Sapperton Yurt
Located in Westley Farm, Sapperton Yurts are set under the shade of dense green trees. With fully equipped kitchens, wood burners, sheepskin rugs, and a roll-top bath, these fully furnished Kyrgyz design tents give perfect views of nature.
1.8. Gold Rush Cabin
These cabins in the woods give you a perfect glace at nature. At the same time, they live in cosy, comfortable beds and enjoy warm, giant sheepskin rugs and a hot tub.
1.9. Zen Den
With its unique charm, the Zen Den cabin offers visitors a complete serenity package. It has windows on seven sides, a log burner, and a cozy, floating bed. A private hot tub is set next to the exquisite cabin for star gazing at night, perfect for a couple or a family.
1.10. The Far-Out Yurt
A unique accommodation with amazing views of the wild woods offers a luxurious stay traditionally through a hand-made bed, a wood-burning stove, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a wood-fired hot tub.
The accommodation is a perfect romantic location for couples, while a family can enjoy the freedom to explore the vast space of ancient woodland.
1.11. Yurt Reynolds
A luxury yurt with a double bed, quirky furnishings, and a kitchen, Yurt Reynolds has a roll-top tub and a loo for a starry night. You can also enjoy the ancient woodland with a canal to walk to.
12. Notgrove Holidays – Glamping Cotswolds
The glamping site offers glamping pods along with safari tents. Set in a former cricket field, the landscape is surrounded by beech trees.
1.13. Moreton in Marsh Experience Freedom Glamping
The site contains ten luxury glamping pods, comfortable bedding, en suite bathrooms, and heating and cooking equipment. One can enjoy shops, cafes, and other outdoor activities only a short walk from the site.
1.14. Wolford Wood
In Moreton in Marsh, Wolford Wood offers 27 cabins, a camping site, and a team of hand-picked experts for therapies, walks, and talks. Using the ultra-sonic app, one can enjoy building dens, making wooden swords, and identifying bats.
1.15. Westwell Downs Shepherd huts
With three unique and beautiful cabins named after beautiful Cotswold villages- The Burford, The Bibury, and The Barrington, Westwell Downs offers its guests a king-sized bed, a living area, a kitchenette, a loo and an en-suite shower to give them the best experience of glamping in the Cotswolds.
1.16. Feather Down Hidcote Manor Farm
Hidcote is located in Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds and offers five rooms in two different lodges. The tents are close to the honey-hued limestone village, and one can enjoy the view of the pastures and birds chirping.
1.17. Wild Carrot Wild Huts
Located in Manor Farm Barn on 2000 acres of the countryside, it provides luxury accommodation in the form of a glamping hut surrounded by the serene rolling Cotswold hills. Each Shepherd’s Hut has a wood burner, extra warm duvets and blankets. With complimentary bicycles, the houses are best suited for families.
1.18. Manor Farm Shepherds Hut
The hut features an en suite bathroom, a kitchenette, barbeque and a hot tub. Located near a small village called Kelmscott in Cotswolds, the house is a stone’s throw away from the River Thames and offers a pure adventure to the untouched countryside.
1.19. Wild Glamping At Chavenage
The tent is about luxury, privacy, uninterrupted meadow views and rolling hills. The tent offers a private bathroom, a hot shower, a kitchen, a fire pit, a barbeque, and a wood-fired hot tub.
The site is close to Westonbirt Arboretum, the Royal Beaufort Polo, Castle Combe, and Tetbury so that one can explore it on foot or by bicycle.
1.20. Hardwick Parks
1.21. Campden Yurts
With each yurt featuring a double bed, blankets, a loo, a private bathroom, a kitchen sink, a hairdryer and a fridge, the site is a short walk from Chipping Campden, so one can easily explore the gorgeous limestone buildings on foot.
1.22. Little Country Houses
Located in Chipping Campden, the mobile cabins in North Cotswold offer a luxury glamping experience through wood burners, ovens, hot shower shacks, and loos. A private hot tub is an add-on.
1.23. Red Sky Camping At Cornbury
The camping site offers the option of staying in a tent with absolute beds and exploring the vast, tranquil, and beautiful deer park. Located near the River Evenlode, one can take long strolls as well.
1.24. Feather Down Moor Farm
With a swimming pool and surrounded by beautiful trees, the farm is easily accessible but also gives an isolated feel, offering its guests the opportunity to enjoy the countryside life.
1.25. Secret Sites
A fun and isolated experience in Glamping Cotswolds to die for is what “Secret Sites” gives its guests. While enjoying a complete off-grid experience when the cabins are moved to a secret location in summer, the luxury glamping pods have private hot tubs, log burners, ovens, and hot showers.
1.26. Lincoln Farm Park
A short drive from Oxford, the farm provides a family bathroom, private washing, two indoor pools, a jacuzzi, a steam room, a sauna, a well-equipped gym, a games room and a large children’s play area.
1.27. Middle Lypiatt Glamping
Three miles from Stroud, Middle Lypiatt is the perfect glamping site for families as the safari tents have much to explore with a view of the Cotswolds hills. The glamping site is convenient, with a fully furnished kitchen and bathroom.
1.28. The Fish Hotel
Located in village Broadway, the Hideaway huts of the Fish Hotel offer underfloor heating, a lounge area, and a separate en suite bathroom.
1.29. Glamping Orchard
Located in Longney, the Cotswolds gives tourists who love glamping a perfect getaway in nature just 5 miles away from Gloucester.
1.30. The Norman Knight
In the Whichford Village of the Cotswolds, Norman Knight offers three cozy pods, each with a bed, a bathroom, heating, free Wi-Fi, a TV and a boot box, making it perfect for group bookings.
Ample other alternative accommodations are available in the stunning Cotswold countryside, making glamping in the Cotswolds easy and accessible.
From luxury shepherd huts to bell tents, from glamping pods to yurts, the Cotswold’s glamping locations are near almost everything, be it fishing or water-skiing, making your experience of glamping in the Cotswolds worth a vacation. It makes the Cotswolds a good option for those who love strenuous activities.
The Cotswolds have a vast price range for its glamping sites, varying from £ 7.50 per person per day to £ 1500 per night, depending on their luxury. Most of the Costwolds glamping areas offer accommodation per night, which is the same for a person or a family.
Now that you know I am about glamping in the Cotswolds, pack your bags and prepare for the best and the most adventurous glamping holiday of your life in the Cotswolds. All the best for your journey!