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Luxury Camping

If you fancy a night under the stars, getting back to nature and relaxing away from hectic modern life, but you're not quite ready to give up all your luxuries, rest assured, you're one of many, and the number of luxury campsites across the UK and Europe is growing rapidly to keep up with demand. Camping no longer has to mean a struggle to light the portable gas stove followed by a night of discomfort, separated only from the hard - or muddy - ground by a thin layer of plastic sheeting. From tipis and yurts to restored caravans, there's no end of options for an unconventional camping break with more than its fair share of creature comforts - often in some of the most beautiful settings around, and we've picked out some of the best (and greenest), below.

For more information and ideas about where to enjoy a luxurious break under canvas, check out some of greentraveller founder Richard Hammond's tips for sustainable travel in the Mediterranean, expert travel writer Catherine Mack's top eco breaks in England, spot the luxury campsites on the Green Travel List and uncover luxury camping in France.

Find out how to get to luxury campsites in Europe and beyond using our Journey Planner.

Big Sky Yurt, Devon, England

Big Sky Yurt, Devon, England

A wooden yurt entirely constructed from recycled and natural materials with stunning 180 degree views across rolling countryside. There's plenty to do- wander the extensive ornamental grass gardens, go swimming or explore the ancient woodland.
From £190 for a 2 night stay

Featured Campsites (Luxury)

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Romany caravan tucked in a corner of a field

Gypsy Caravan, West Wales

An authentic gypsy caravan (and adjacent cabin with kitchen & shower room) that has come to rest in an idyllic setting in an acre of private riverside meadow with picnic bench, barbeque area and riverside camp fire. Nearby is a wonderful sandy beach.
1 double bedroom

From £249 for a week

Coracle the yurt at Crafty Camping

Crafty Camping, Dorset, England

Luxury, adult only, private glamping in a magical, woodland setting. Hand crafted yurts, tipi and shepherd's hut with en-suite, proper flushing loos, piping hot 'tree showers' and a toasty sauna yurt and field kitchen with wood fired pizza oven.
7 doubles

Yurts, tipi & shepherds hut £158, bell tents £113 in high season per night, min 2 nights week time, min 3 nights weekends.

Tipi camp perfect for memorable family holidays

Cornish Tipi Holidays, Cornwall

Not glamping, not tramping, just real camping made easy in a beautiful and private place. Sit round your own camp fire, fish and swim in the sparkling lake, drift through butterflies or run on the wild Atlantic beach.
34: 20 family tipis, 12 Couples tipis, 2 group tipis

£98 (village field) £110 (private site) per night. Prices based on 2 people for a 7-night stay in peak season. Short breaks are available.

The picturesque Middlewick Cottages in Glastonbury

Middlewick Cottages, Glastonbury, England

A range of self-catering cottages in the shadow of Glastonbury Tor, sleeping from two to six with a total capacity of 37, with a fabulous heated indoor pool and steamroom. Enjoy peace and tranquility in an area steeped in history, myth and legend,
12 cottages,2 cabins, 2 E-dens, 46 people in total.

Cottage prices vary. Availablility by the night, week, long weekend, mid week. Please see our website for prices.

The view from the other side of the vallée.

Écovallée Yurt Camp, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France

A family-friendly smallholding close to the medieval market town of Lalinde in the heart of the Dordogne, with two beautifully crafted 18-foot Kyrgyz-style chestnut yurts that sleeps up to four. Baby & toddler accessories (eg high chair) available.
Two 18' yurts for families, one 12' yurt for couples

£64-£86. Saturday to Saturday only in July and August. Off-season £30-£50 a night, three-night minimum stay.

Romany caravan holiday in Wales

Romany Caravan, Monmouthshire, Wales

Enjoy peaceful escapism in lyrical Monmouthshire countryside in the foothills of the Black Mountains. This vintage Romany caravan is a perfect little Bow Top, with a pull-out double bed, and a fantastic cabin with a kitchen, shower, bath and veranda.
1 bedroom in the caravan & bathroom & living room in cabin

£39.31 to £75.98 per night (plus standing charge of £70.98 to £103.75 per booking). Minimum 2-night stay.

Eco Retreats, Powys, Wales

Way out west in the wilds of Wales, deep in the forest and miles from anywhere, find some peace and quiet in the sumptuous surroundings of these well-furnished tipis (and one yurt). Good for a romantic getaway or family holiday.
4 Tipees (sleep 4-5), 2 Yurts (sleeps 5-6)

Tipi- weekend from £279 - £349, mid week from £195-325, Yurts - weekend from £299 - £399, midweek from £215 - £355. Extra nights £70.

Elderflower Yurt, Secret Cloud House Holidays, Peak District

Secret Cloud House Holidays, Peak District

Luxurious, eco-friendly yurts set on a farm in the Staffordshire Moorlands with stunning views, wood fired hot tub, featherdown bedding, Egyptian cotton sheets, hamper of local food on arrival & hot solar powered showers in lovely log cabin washroom.
3 yurts sleeping 2/4

Weekend £275, Midweek £295, Week £525 based on 2 sharing. Extra guests £25 per stay

Holiday lodge at Waveney River Centre

Waveney River Centre, Norfolk, England

Waveney River Centre provides an ideal location for a Norfolk Broads holidays where you can enjoy boating, walking and relaxing. Stay in one of our luxury holiday lodges, use our exceptional camping facilities. Rent a canoe, bike or day cruisers.
2/3 in lodges

Lodge s/b from £ 246, wk from £352 • Pod from £40 pn • Pitch from £10pn

Wild Northumbrian Tipi and Yurt Camp

Wild Northumbrian Tipis & Yurts, Hexham

A beautiful, special place to stay in Northumberland National Park. Stay in a Tipi or Yurt among wildflower meadows with views of fells and woodland in the peaceful, tranquil Tarset Valley. Learn bushcraft, pottery, falconry, go on walks & much more.
Tipis sleeping 6-8, 2 Yurts sleeping 4-6, Shepherds Hut 3

Yurts Low -High Season: 2 Days £200-240, 3 days £240-300, 4 Days £280-360, 7 days £400-520. Tipis Med-High Season: 2 Days £180-240, 3 Days £240-300, 4 Days £240-280, 7 Days £385-455

Luxury Lodge Tent (safari style tent) at Secret Meadows Glamping, Suffolk

Secret Meadows Glamping, Suffolk, England

Secret Meadows, set in a beautiful County Wildlife Site with wildflower meadows & woodland, has special finishing touches & high-end accommodation taking glamping to new heights. All profits go to the nature conservation charity which owns the site.
Master bedroom, twin bedroom, double cabin bed

From £105 per night

Wild Luxury Norfolk Coast Safari Farm stay at night

Wild Luxury Safari Farm Stay, Norfolk, England

Combines all the beauty of Wild Camping on the Norfolk coast with all the creature comforts of home in a stunning unspoilt location without a chimney pot in sight. Terrific for beach days, bike rides, nature walks and climbing.
Master bedroom, double canopy bed, bunk beds

From £229 for weekends, 239 Midweek and 299 full week

Tipi

Cosy Under Canvas, Powys, Wales

The Cosy Under Canvas tipi and dome glampling site lends itself to a relaxed, alternative break away from the trappings of a hectic life. It's perfect for those who love the idea of a unique, low impact and environmentally friendly camping holiday.
Three Tipis (sleeps 4) Two Domes (sleeps 6)

Tipi £450 weekend break peak season Domes £565 weekend break peak season. Mid week and full week breaks avaiable see website.

The cabin has a verdant natural setting where you can really escape

The Cabin, Dyfed, Wales

Deep in the lush Cambrian mountains you'll find a cabin whose interior is inspired by nature. Its setting is wild and wonderful, with streams, woodland and the possibility of real adventure.
1 double. Children are welcome, but only 1 single bed.

£140 - £190 for 2 nights.

Quirky and kitsch La Rosa caravan

La Rosa Campsite, Whitby, Yorkshire

A 20 acre campsite in The North York Moors constructed with recycled, reclaimed and found objects. Stay in a vintage and classic caravan, a converted truck with funky decorations or a tipi. Wild, colourful, bohemian and kitsch.
Van, Carvan or Tipi

£60 per van per night (£56 if arriving by public transport.) including bedding, gas, candles & fire wood. 50% deposit required for group bookings.

Chestnut Tree Yurt

Yurt Holiday Portugal, Lugar Varzeas, Arganil

Nestled in the mountains of central Portugal, these romantic Mongolian style yurts are among organic olive groves, vines and fruit trees with fantastic wild swimming spots nearby. Great to get back to nature with all the creature comforts.
Double yurt, Bell tent and Family yurt with pod for children

£65 per night for two people including breakfast. £400 per week for two people including breakfast. Bell tent hire £50 per week, kids under 3 free kids 3-12 years £10 per night

Wyresdale Park (Country Retreat)

Wyresdale Park (Country Retreat), Preston, Lancashire

Wyresdale Park (Country Retreat) in the Forest of Bowland is camping heaven on earth: with a lake for boating and swimming, tall trees for rope swings and hidden coves for hammocks and campfires; a wild fell for exploring on foot and hot tubs.
Country Retreat Lodges each sleep up to 6

From £369 per week

Luxury accommodation in England

Mount Pleasant Farm, Feather Down Farm, Dorset

A collection of luxury tents hidden away in 300 acres of beautiful organic grassland in the heart of Dorset’s Blackmore Vale, with plenty of activities for children including ancient woodland and nature tails, plus many piglets, rabbits and sheep.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Shepherd hut exterior in the green eco dwelling

The Original Hut Company, South East England

Hand-built on a beautiful farm in the picturesque village of Bodiam in East Sussex, the fantastic shepherd's huts are built using only recycled and locally-sourced materials, with the River Rother running nearby.
We have 4 living huts each can accommodate 4 or 5 people

Short breaks are priced at between £150-£295 per hut dependant on the time of year. A surcharge of £6 per person applies to all stays

Luxury accommodation in England

Park Farm, Feather Down Farm, Oxfordshire, England

This Feather Down Farm is located on a 370-acre farm on the outskirts of the village of Littleworth, offering wonderful views out over the Upper Thames Valley. Fantastic walking routes towards Radcot Lock, Faringdon and Buckland.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Comfortable accomodation in England

Howbeck Lodge, Feather Down Farm, Lake District

Many of these luxury tents are located alongside a peaceful stream, with plenty of walking opportunities within the Lake District National Park. Children will love the chickens, goats, rabbits and horses wandering the grounds of the 300 acre farm.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Hillside Farm (Country Retreat)

Hillside Farm, Gower Peninsula, South Wales

The Hillside Farm (Country Retreat) tents are sited in an orchard close by the farmhouse. Views stretch back across the AONB Gower Peninsular taking in scattered hamlets and rocky outcrops with 15 miles of glorious coastline to explore, dogs welcome.
2 Canvas Lodges available both sleep up to 6.

From £269

Luxury accommodation in England

Hollings Hill Farm, Feather Down Farm, Herefordshire

This luxury camping experience set within 300 acres of dairy farm in the beautiful Malverns region of Herefordshire is Feather Downs' first 'Retreat with Treats' option, offering up extra comfort, goodie hampers, Field Spas and much more.
6 tents Room for 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Outstanding views and landscapes

College Farm, Feather Down Farm, Norfolk, England

Immerse yourself in Norfolk's wonderful countryside with a stay at College Farm campsite, offering up everything from bird watching to canoeing, as well as being within easy reach of the picturesque towns of Southwold, Beccles and Aldeburgh.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Luxury accommodation in England

East Shilvinghampton Farm, Feather Down Farm, Dorset

Fantastically located on the south side of a valley that stretches from Portesham and Upwey, this luxury campsite provides acres of beautiful countryside as your playground. Also within easy walking distance of numerous beaches.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Locks Farm

Locks Farm, Newport, Isle of Wight

Locks Farm is situated on the more tranquil western side of the Isle of Wight, where the owners farm cattle. Running by the tents is a tidal saltwater creek, part of a protected nature reserve, boasting red squirrels and an ornithological lexicon.
Canvas Lodge sleeps up to 6.

From £269

Furzeclose Yurt Exterior

Somerset Yurts, Somerset, England

A fantastic yurt retreat on a working Dairy Farm in the beautiful Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The traditional Mongolian yurts are spacious while the nearby Dutch Barn is equipped with excellent kitchen and bathroom facilities.
Four yurts, each with 1 double bed and 1 double futon

Weekends costs £150 per night for 2 nights or £116 per night for 3 nights, Mid Week 4 nights cost £87.50 per night, Week £100 per night

Luxury accommodation in England

Dolphinholme House Farm, Feather Down Farm, Lancashire

Surrounded on all sides by woodland and fields, this fantastic campsite offers up a wonderful natural playground, from building dens in the woods to playing and swimming in the River Wyre, not to mention a wealth of fascinating walking trails.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Luxury camping pod bedroom

Durrell Wildlife Camp, Trinity, Jersey

Glamorous camping in pod-style yurts with woodburning stoves, showers and cooking facilities nestled in a wooded copse, overlooking a 32 acre wildlife park, housing many endangered species. A truly unique setting.
12 doubles - 2 adults + 2 children (additional tipis by req)

1 x yurt style pod starts from £325 for 3 nights

Sunninglye Farm

Sunninglye Farm, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Sunninglye Farm, set in the High Weald of Kent on the Kent/Sussex borders which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, has 7 family friendly tents and a private pond for net fishing, raft building and messing about with the old boats.
Seven Canvas Lodges each sleep up to 6.

From £289

Luxury accommodation in England

New Barn Farm, Feather Down Farm, Carlton, Bedfordshire

Barely two hours from London by train, this fantastic campsite just outside the picturesque village of Carlton has pigs, goats, horses, ponies, donkey, ducks and chickens, not to mention acres of beautiful woodland and numerous walking trails.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Lower Rodhuish

Lower Rodhuish, Minehead, Somerset

Lower Rodhuish set in a national park and ionly 10-minutes down country lanes to Blue Anchor Bay’s pebble beach. An active farm with livestock, ponies and arable the six tents are spread across two cosy paddocks behind the 17th-century farmhouse
6 tents sleeping up to 6 each

From £269

Yurt Gardens and Yurt at Yurts Tarifa

Yurts Tarifa, Andalucia, Spain

An idyllic glamping yurt camp and self-catering cottage, with all the attractions of Tarifa just minutes away. Nearby there's wind- & kite-surfing, bird & whale-watching, horse riding. Spend a day in Tangier, across the glorious Straits of Gibraltar.
4: 4 doubles with 2 extra singles in each yurt & the cottage

60 euros 2 people, 12 euros per extra person up to 4 in each yurt and cottage (16 people in total)

Pitched safari tent at Lochhouses

Lochhouses Safari Tents, East Lothian, Scotland

Beautifully kitted out safari tents of Lochhouses, nestled under trees just a short stroll from a long sandy beach. This dream-like coastal scene is only an hour from Edinburgh, and each tent sleeps 6-8 so plenty of room to share.
Sleeps 6 to 8: 1 double, 2 twin bunks and 1 cupboard double

From £325 for 4 nights

Luxury accommodation in England

Midgham Farm, Feather Down Farm, New Forest, England

Midgham Farm is located in a wonderful bluebell wood just outside the village of Fordingbridge, near the New Forest National Park. Build dens in the wood, discover the Moors Valley National Park or walk down to the banks of the tranquil River Avon.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Luxury Accommodation in England

Upper Shadymoor Farm, Feather Down Farm, Shropshire

This fantastic 200-acre farm boasts 16 pools and a brook, with wonderful opportunities for wild swimming and water trampolining. There's also a fascinating farm tour for children and a cedar hot tub for the parents.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Cottage and Gypsy Caravan in Northern Ireland

Co Fermanagh Gypsy Caravan, N. Ireland

Two amazing places to stay for the price of one. Enjoy both the beautiful Irish gypsy caravan and the cute traditional thatched cottage next to it, on a third of an acre of private garden. Great for water sports fans or unwinding in a peaceful area.
Sleeps five: Master double, double, single room

£152 - £242 - for a 2 night stay based on two guests, 5% for each additional guest

Luxury accommodation in England

Manor Farm, Feather Down Farms, Hampshire, England

The original UK Featherdown Farm experience set on a glorious 650 acre farm just outside the picturesque town of Alton in Hampshire complete with orchard, lambs, pigs, a llama and a fantastic farm tour experience aboard the farm's truck.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Moor Farm

Moor Farm, Gloucester

Moor Farm, based on the Severn Estuary outside Gloucester, has a century-old traditional orchard and herd of rare Gloucester cattle feeding on the fertile grass of the floodplain. A farm stay with walking and cycling opportunities. Dogs welcome.
Canvas Lodges each sleep up to 6.

From £269

The tree house at Solane,sleeps 6, kitchen and bathroom inside!

Mas de la Solane, Languedoc Roussillon, France

Enjoy starry nights, river swimming and fantastic hiking at this unspoilt retreat in the Pyrenees. Choose from a treehouse or cabin, or pitch your tent amongst the trees. Stunning views look out across the valley to the mountain range beyond.
Bedroom (1 double); attic (4 singles)

Tree house (6 pax): €1250 per week; log cabin (4 pax): €550 per week. Off season discount of 30%-60%

The Yurt, nestled comfortably under the cork oaks.

Portugal Nature Lodge, Alentejo, Portugal

Get away from it all with a holiday to this fantastic collection of furnished tipis, yurts and safari tents, each complete with private bathrooms, kitchens and terraces, and only a stone's throw from the beautiful Alentejan Southwest coast.
1 safari tent, yurt, double tipi and a stand alone tipi.

Safari tent costs €100 per night for 2, Yurt €85, Tipi €75. Extra people in each tent are €10 for the first night and €5 for the remaining nights per person. The double tipi (2 tents) is €90 a night for 4 persons in high season.

Acton Scott (Country Retreat)

Acton Scott Lodge, Church Stretton, Shropshire

Acton Scott (Country Retreat) offers glamping in lodges tucked away in the Shropshire Hills where you will find some of the finest natural scenery in England. Panoramas of Ragleth Hill and the spectacular escarpment of Wenlock Edge.
Country Retreat Lodges each sleep up to 6

From £429 per week

Luxury accommodation in England

Lunsford Farm, Feather Down Farm, Sussex, England

It is the location that makes this such a celebrated coastal campsite. With wonderful seascapes visible from the comfort and warmth of your luxury tent, the coast is only a ten minute walk away, with much to see and do in the surrounding fields.
4 tents for 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Gambledown (Country Retreat)

Gambledown, Salisbury, Hampshire

Gambledown has two canvas lodges on their cattle farm beside the New Forest positioned at the top of a field, and looking out over open views of the farm, the Hampshire Downs to the east, and the Wiltshire plains to the west. Great walking country.
2 Canvas Lodges available both sleep up to 6.

From £449

Comfortable accommodation in England

Billingsmoor Farm, Feather Down Farm, Devon, England

Ideal for families with young children, this picturesque campsite situated on 320 acres of dairy farm offers up pigs, sheep, ducks and chickens, as well as a fantastic Forestry School, where you can learn all about bushcraft skills and stargazing.
10 tents for 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Luxury accommodation in West Wales

Glanmor Isaf Farm, Feather Down Farm, Talybont, Wales

You'll find this fantastic collection of tents hidden in an orchard behind the old farmhouse, with fantastic views across to Snowdon and a fantastic selection of coastal paths, cycle tracks and nature reserves at your doorstep.
Room for up to 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

Yurt La Bergerie

La Voute Life, Mainzac, Charente, France

Surrounded by some 55 acres of beautiful countryside, La Voute Life is a secluded yurt camp in the Poitou-Charentes region of south-west France. With a superb range of facilities and activities, this is ideal for a real taste of rural French life.
king size bed in each Yurt, childrens beds available

From £495 a week

Comfortable accommodation in England

Lipley Farm, Feather Down Farm, Shropshire, England

The first Feather Down Farm in Shropshire, this luxury campsite can be found on 160 acres of dairy farm just outside Cheswardine. There are cows and pigs, plus a fantastic Farm Tour for children.
5 tents for 6: 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 cupboard bed

Weekends from £405, Midweek from £465, Week from £635

The Green Mountain Yurt views

The Green Mountain Yurt, Alpujarras, Spain

A charming yurt on a sheltered mountain site within easy walking distance to the village, with comforts galore. Perfect base for hiking. Enjoy a private space, own self-catering outdoor kitchen & eco bathroom; indulge yourself in a beautiful garden.
1 double yurt, plus addtional tent available if required

€60 per night or €385 per week

The exterior of the gypsy caravan

The Old Forge, Dorset, England

Rosie the gypsy caravan and Sam the shepherd's hut have been immaculately restored to provide absolute comfort in this timeless corner of Dorset. Views across the meadows and award winning cooking to be savoured.
1 double

£85 per night or £190 for 2 nights. Both spaces can be booked together at £150 per night.

Latest reviewed accommodation

Romany caravan tucked in a corner of a field
From £249 for a week

"Although the caravan scores high on novelty points, it's the setting that's the real winner. Tucked away in the corner of a wild-flower meadow next to the river where brown trout and otter are protected as part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest, it's secluded and ridiculously picturesque."

Reviewed by: Richard Hammond

The exterior of the Under the Thatch Shepherds Hut
£90 per night. Monday until Friday and Friday until Monday £600 for...

"My instant reaction was “the kids would love this hut”, but actually it is the most divine place to cosy up with a loved one, watch the stars, and forget the routine of parenting and just rest"

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