Top 10 Glamping Spots In Dorset, UK - Updated 2021

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For your next vacation in England, consider visiting Dorset. Set in southwest England, the marvelous county is most well-known for its cliffs with plenty of unique rock formations and fossils from millions of years ago. You can visit Durdle Door to marvel at its iconic arch and its clear waters. Engage in outdoor activities such as sailing and windsurfing at Poole Harbour. Explore Corfe Castle, a historic castle that survived the English Civil War, and discover some interesting historical facts. Planning to stay in Dorset for a few days and looking for great accommodation close to nature? Keep reading to find out the top glamping spots in Dorset, UK.

1. Family tent with heating (from USD 178)

If you are traveling with your loved ones to Dorset, you might want to stay at this family tent that is situated in a rural location away from the busy atmosphere of the city. The tent features two spacious bedrooms with a king bed in each room. Beddings and towels are included so you will not have to worry about bringing your own. To relax, you can hang out in the living room that comes with a sofa and a dining table. You are welcome to use the kitchen for cooking and fire pits for barbecuing. There is a heater to keep you warm at all times.

Safari Tent (sleep 4) Dorset Glamping with Heating
Dorset, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews
Tent 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very clean and tidy place bed sheets and towels were clean and ready on the arriving
helpful and friendly host
the facilities were all kept impeccably clean and the hosts so helpful and friendly
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2. Luxury hut in a private garden (from USD 152)

Enjoy a pleasant stay at this luxury hut while you spend your vacation in Dorset. Enjoy a lovely morning walking around the private garden to appreciate the lush views and the sunshine. A king-sized bed is provided to guarantee a restful sleep at night. Feel free to cook your favorite meals in the galley kitchen. To keep you connected, free wireless internet connection is available. Although situated in a tranquil setting, the hut is not far from shops and pubs. If you feel like exploring, the place is close to Corfe Castle.

A Shepherd's Hut offering Luxury glamping, Dorset
Corfe Castle, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is truly a little gem plush super comfortable and beautifully furnished
great hosts were helpful with local knowledge to make our stay as good as it could be
kate was an excellent host and provided lots of useful information about the local area
perfect location; secluded and private without feeling isolated
fantastic location within walking distance of corfe castle and the purbeck way
we had a lovely stay in this beautiful shepherd's hut just a few minutes walk from corfe castle
wow what an amazing place to stay
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3. Warm cottage in a lovely forest (from USD 83)

Enjoy a relaxing and peaceful stay as you spend your days at this warm cottage. Every day is going to be a beautiful day with the views of lush fields and green trees around you. Feel free to cook something delicious over the wood-burning stove. A double bed is provided to accommodate two people. The accommodation also features a shared toilet and a shower for your convenience.

The Pod at Friendship cottage glamping
Wareham, England, United Kingdom
330 reviews
Hut 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was exellent and the views were outstanding
comfortable bed very warm and beautiful view
bathroom was very close to the pod and we enjoyed sitting out on the chairs in the sun
we truly enjoyed our stay in the cozy friendship cottage
just be aware the bathroom is shared not you own as per the advert
everything was clean as a bell
bathroom was very clean too
the hut was very clean comfortable and warm
the toilet was very clean and the shower was nice and hot
comfy bed clean sheets
alan was a great host
alan was a very nice and very helpful host
alan was helpful prior to my arrival and particular requests around very early departures each day
alan looked after us and was really helpful throughout our stay
lovely venue with super friendly cats
the location is lovely
great location and close to all local sights
such a cute place to stay
wonderful little spot close to the beautiful coastline
lovely quiet location close to the dorset coast
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4. Comfortable bell tent with a firepit (from USD 105)

This bell tent can promise a comfortable stay for four people. You can choose whether to sleep on a single bed or a double bed. Shower facilities are available on site, along with a bar, a restaurant, and a shop. In the evening, you can unwind around a fire pit, drink your favorite wine, and marvel at the stunning nature and sunset views.

Swanage Glamping
Dorset, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews
Tent 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bell tents were great and the mattresses so comfortable having electricity was a great bonus too
the beds were comfortable and the tent was big enough for all of us
the toilets and showers were lovely modern and clean
great tents and helpful staff
what really made the stay was how welcoming and helpful all the staff were
the location was fantastic and the staff were friendly and helpful
it felt tranquil and friendly
swanage is close by enough for a lovely walk
a perfect location to explore the jurassic coast
really good facilities and a wonderful location
as long as the weather is good this is a lovely place to spend some relaxing time
great place to have a night away glamping
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5. Spacious tent with hill views (from USD 94)

This spacious tent found in West Dorset will allow you to have a good night’s sleep. In the morning, feel refreshed by looking outside to enjoy the breathtaking views of the hills and the woods. You can relax by reading a book outside while you enjoy the tranquil environment. The tent offers four futon mattresses to accommodate up to four people. Other facilities offered include cooking equipment, a toilet, and a shower.

4. Bell-tent camping in West Dorset - 4 meter.
Dorset, England, United Kingdom
23 reviews
Tent 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower was really good nice warm water and loads of space
comfortable spacious tent with lovely hot shower
the toilets and shower are spotless and the warm shower was a nice little luxury
there are only 6 tents well placed and very clean and cosy
the place itself was beautiful the tents were big and clean
mary was a wonderful host
mary was a welcoming friendly host
from the moment we booked mary was an amazing host offering advice and directions
mary was a great host gave clear directions to find her field
she's a great host made us feel very welcome
great location for a spot of camping
everything you need is there close to all the lovely villages and beaches
there’s even a little shop in the barn to buy her lovely produce
its in such a great location close to charmouth and lyme regis
wonderful views from mary's field great location and amazing beach hut shower
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6. Eco glamping pod in the wilderness (from USD 63)

Solo adventurers and couples can enjoy a sweet escape in the wilderness by staying at this eco glamping pod. Please your eyes with some views of nature. With a king-sized bed available, you can surely get a good night’s sleep. There is a small kitchen area that is equipped with a hob and a sink for you to use. The place also offers some organic coffee, English breakfast tea, sugar, and salt and pepper. Before you go to sleep, you can head to the large deck to enjoy the tranquility.

Eco Glamping Pod in Wildlife Garden
Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom
154 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and a great view of the stars
don't be put off by the compost toilet - it works a treat
the composting toilet and 100% sustainable power is very impressive
loved the complete quiet and dark at night the comfy and spacious bed and the well kitted-out kitchen space
warm and comfortable even in cold weather
everything was really clean
the eco pod was very comfortable clean and just what we needed
the cabin was amazing- spacious bed and great amenities- and very clean and well kept
it was perfectly set out with sustainably minded touches and very clean
everything was clean even the shed which houses the shower was modern and virtually cobweb free
our hosts were lovely and very approachable
really lovely space area and host
beautiful gardens wonderful privacy lovely pod and perfect hosts
gabriela is a fantastic host and makes sure you’re having a great time
hosts were very welcoming and friendly - we will definitely be back :)
the location is ideal too
village is a 20 minute walk and there is a nice walk about the same distance to shaftesbury
such a beautiful location
this is a fantastic wildlife garden location
wonderful place to get away from everything
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7. Quiet yurt on a beautiful farm (from USD 112)

The ultimate countryside experience can be guaranteed by this quiet yurt that is situated on a beautiful farm. The yurt can accommodate two adults and two children as it features three comfortable beds. Throughout your stay, you can have access to the cooking facilities, solar lights, fire pit, shower and composting loo. One free complimentary basket of logs is provided upon arrival.

Gorgeous Yurt in Dorset "Daisy" sleeping 4
Dorset, England, United Kingdom
10 reviews
Private room in yurt 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sweet character bathroom with hot water shower and a park/ play area a kids haven
the yurts are clean and cosy with lots of bedding and a toasty wood burner
the yurts were well equipped and very clean
verity is such a great host
verity is a great host and she helped us with any questions we had facilities were great
lastly a flexible friendly host we couldn't recommend staying here more
so comfortable and the location was amazing
the location is a great spot for exploring the jurassic coastline
a lovely gem of a place hope to be back next year with more family
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8. Secluded yurt with lovely views (from USD 132)

Check out this secluded yurt and grab the opportunity to reconnect with nature. Enjoy a beautiful retreat while you admire the breathtaking view of Shaftesbury right from your doorstep. Since the yurt is located on a farm, you can appreciate the company of lovely animals such as a little pony, some goats, and dogs. During your stay, you can enjoy several amenities including an outdoor seating area, four cozy beds, and barbecue facilities.

A Little Peace of Dorset - Yurt’is with a view
Dorset, England, United Kingdom
19 reviews
Yurt 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were a dream very comfortable
the hosts are very welcoming and on the end of the phone if you need anything
great host lovely welcoming on our arrival and we especially loved the little welcome basket of goodies
really kind and lovely woman very helpful for local places to visit - really made the trip extra lovely
fantastic location for visiting everthing in and around dorset wiltshire and somerset
the location was peaceful and idyllic yet close to local amenities and multiple tourist spots
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9. Heated glamping pod with a private terrace (from USD 139)

Nestled in a rural location that allows you to enjoy some tranquility and wonderful views of the forest, this heated glamping pod is suitable for solo travelers and couples. There is an indoor seating area with a bean bag sofa for you to relax while you stare at the beautiful vista outside. If you prefer to chill outside, you can check out the private terrace. Other facilities you can enjoy include a private bathroom, a television, and wireless internet access.

"Tiger Roll" A cosy glamping Pod near village Inn
Dorset, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the private bathroom is great and spotlessly clean
could not fault at all- very clean with thoughtful touches throughout
friendly host super clean pods and lovely location
we had a lovely time staying in our pod check in was straightforward and everything was very clean
host was friendly and responsive
fab host will recommend
sally was a lovely and friendly host
10/10 great hosts literally every detail is covered
pods were cozy and sally was a great host
lovely location for a peaceful getaway
fab stay and a quiet location
great facilities great location quiet clean only negatives is dogs were off lead roaming free
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10. Cozy tent with barbecue facilities

Unwind and recharge at this cozy tent fit for up to six people. Set in Shaftesbury, the accommodation features a seating area, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen with cooking facilities so you would not have to go far for breakfast in the morning. There is a private bathroom with a shower and complimentary toiletries for you to use. Admire the surroundings as you enjoy a quiet afternoon in the lovely garden with a terrace and barbecue facilities.

Black Pig Retreats

Address: Bittles Brook Farm Motcombe

Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Smoke alarms Cashless payment available Terrace Heating Contactless check-in/check-out Fire extinguishers BBQ facilities

Have a lovely break in Dorset

A lovely glamping experience combined with amazing attractions will definitely make for a great vacation. If you are looking to spend some time away from the city, plan your trip and stay at one of the top glamping spots in Dorset, UK, and gain a unique experience.

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