In this Glamping Yorkshire guide, I’ll cover everything you need to know to plan your glamping experience in Yorkshire. I’ve included a number of the best glamping sites available in Yorkshire from basic to luxury. My top **recommendations** will be marked with stars so if you are in a hurry, head straight to those.
Each listing also comes with a rough pricing guide so you can work out how much your glamping trip is going to cost.
If you are planning a glamping Yorkshire getaway, you’ve picked the perfect place. Yorkshire has a lot to offer visitors. From cosmopolitan cities, beautiful coastlines and untouched countryside. Home to 3 National Parks and some of the country’s best attractions, glamping in Yorkshire is a must.
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What to do with your time Glamping in Yorkshire
Deciding what you want to do with your break in Yorkshire will dictate where you want to base yourself when Glamping.
Some sites are ideal for those wanting a quiet break with lots of hills and walks, while others are better placed for visiting attractions and day trips to cities.
Here are a few ideas for things to do in Yorkshire that you might want to include in your itinerary….
- Visiting the National Rail Museum
- Bird watching at the RSPB Bempton Cliffs
- Explore the National Coal Mining Museum
- Hit the shops and restaurants of Leeds, Hull or Sheffield
- Seeing the York Minister and Shambles Street in the city of York
- Trying to find yourself out of the famous York maze
- Hiking or cycling in one of Yorkshires National Parks: the Dales national park, the Peaks and the North York Moors national park
This short film from Visit Yorkshire will give you a taste of all that’s on offer in the area:
What to pack for your glamping adventure
Check out my complete glamping packing list so you don’t forget anything important!
You might also be interested in reading: 19 Fun campfire games for adults if you’re a planning a grown up getaway with family or frineds.
Glamping Yorkshire: where to stay!
Yorkshire has a huge amount of glamping options ranging from basic yurts to luxury camping pods with hot tubs. Use my suggestions below to find the best option for your price range.
I’ve split them into the following categories:
- Camping pods
- Luxury glamping
- Tents (yurts and bell tents)
- Glamping with a hot tub
3 Best camping pods in Yorkshire
#1 Wolds Glamping
**TOP RATED POD** Due to its great location for visiting attractions and reasonable price, Worlds Glamping gets my recommendation for Camping pods Yorkshire
Where: Pocklington, York
Set within the rolling hills of The Wolds, stay in one of Wolds Glamping comfortable pods. Other facilities offered at the property include luggage storage and free parking. Pocklington is just over a mile away and offers a variety of restaurants and shops.
#2 Sleepy Squirell Pod
Getaway from it all, in this luxury heated Sleepy Squirrel Pod. With a modern equipped kitchen, ensuite, double bed, quality bed linen, bathrobes, towels, and blackout blinds. Each pod has a woodland view and a patio. Minimum 2-night stay.
#3 Chestnut Cabin
A romantic and quirky cabin overlooking the River Ouse – ideal for an active getaway. It’s a picturesque spot ideal for walks, cycling and lazy afternoons in the pub. There is a convenient food cabin on the river bank and canoes and kayaks are available to hire. York is less than a 10-minute drive away.
3 Best luxury glamping sites in Yorkshire
#1 The Private hill
**TOP RATED FOR LUXURY Camping** The cool geodesic domes and quality and comfort of stay puts the Private Hill in east England at the top spot
Set on the edge of the North Yorkshire Wolds, with breathtaking views. The Private Hill is a “small, romantic, luxury destination where impeccable, super friendly service and hotel standards of comfort come together with nature”. Their geodesic domes are something really quite special!
#2 Romantic Woodland Cabin
Nestled high in the beautiful Saddleworth hills, have a peaceful stay in a woodland setting. Although rural, the cabin is nearby to the quaint villages: Uppermill, Diggle, Dobcross and Delph and the Peak District and Pennine hills are on your doorstep.
#3 Shepherd Hut
Stay in a beautifully designed Shepherds Hut with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. There is also a tv and wood-burning stove to keep you toasty and warm. Pubs and villages are within easy reach. Minimum 2 nights stay.
3 Best Yorkshire glamping hot tub sites
#1 Train Carriage
**TOP RATED HOT TUB GLAMPING** Because staying in a train carriage is really cool!
Stay in a Pullman style railway carriage, still with many original features, overlooking the old Nidd Valley railway line. The carriage is 24ft by 8ft and very luxurious. With shower, toilet, kitchen, and heating. Outside is decking with seating and hot tub overlooking this beautiful landscape.
#2 Skipbridge Farm Glamping
Where: Green Hammerton
Set in Green Hammerton in the North Yorkshire region, Skipbridge Farm Glamping offers a variety of different types of glamping holiday options. You have access to a garden with a BBQ and aren’t far from hikes and golf. York and Leeds are easily accessed by car.
#3 The Hut in the Wild
Stay in a tin shepherds hut in beautiful countryside. You’ll have access to a bathroom barn just 25meters away. Cook your dinner over the fire pit and take a dip in the rustic hot tub under the stars.
3 Best for tent glamping holiday
#1 The Little Hide
**TOP RATED TENT** The Little Hides yurt is full of character and there are great on-site facilities to guarantee a comfortable and fun stay
Price: £51+ camping pod, £68+ Yurt
Stay in a luxury adult-only camping pod or yurt just 3 miles from York. A convenient toilet and shower block is a short walk away and all amenities and bedding are provided, although you do need to bring your own towels. On-site you’ll find laundry facilities, a farm shop and a cafe that can supply a takeaway breakfast. With a bus stop on-site with regular services to the city, you can easily get around without relying on a car. The pods are dog-friendly. This is one of the best Yorkshire glamping highlights.
#2 Swaledale Yurts
Right in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales national park, stunning scenery and a beautiful waterfall provide the backdrop for Swaledale’s 5 yurts. These colourful Mongolian yurts have all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay with your partner, friends or family. There is also a hot tub on site which can be hired for private use and a newly renovated and nicely decorated barn where you can cook meals.
#3 Yapham Holds Farmhouse
A great adults-only site that has both pods and bell tents to hire – out of the 2 I think the bell tent offers the best experience! The tent is comfortable and has a wood-burning stove and a TV with a DVD player. Close to York and a 1-hour drive to the seaside.
Ready for your glamping adventure?
I hope this Glamping Yorkshire guide has made it easier for you to plan your outdoor escape to this part of the UK!
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