With several farm lands near the city, Durham is as close as you can get to nature and enjoy a weekend away from the bustling cities and your routine-based life. It is famous for its beautiful cathedral near the River Wear, as well as its castles, botanical gardens, and Beamish Museum. Near this place, you can go for a walk in parks, cycle or hike to take in sceneries, or even try alpaca trekking at Teesdale Alpaca Farm. If you enjoy watching the stars at night, it’s good to explore the stunning beauty through stargazing at Grassholme Observatory and learn more about astronomy. A peaceful stay that refreshes your mind and soul awaits you when you go glamping, so what are you waiting for? Check out these best glamping spots near Durham, UK.
1. Lovely retreat for small families (from USD 134)
This lovely retreat provides 4 beds, which are ideal for a family of 2 adults and 3 children, allowing rental for as long as 28 days. Although it is located in a tranquil field, famous tourist sites not too far from the yurt can still be visited, namely North York Moors National Park and the heritage coast. The accommodation is the perfect place for families to unite, communicate, and be more open to each other since it is an opportunity to detox from social media.
There is a communal fire pit area and a large grassy area where outdoor games can be played. The woodland is also available for you to explore.
Apothecary, the herbal retreat yurt.Dunsdale, England, United Kingdom
2. Luxurious tent on a farm (from USD 217)
Are you planning to bring the whole family with you on a glamping trip? There’s some good news for you because this tent can accommodate everyone. The accommodation is spacious and convenient, with three separate bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a private shower, and loos. All essentials are provided, including bedsheets, towels, shampoos, and soaps.
Set on a 400-acre (161.9-hectare) farm, the accommodation is the perfect place to relax and enjoy each other’s company. Your stay will also be worry-free, for the tent has safety measures, such as smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, and a first aid kit.
Snipe - Safari Tent - on our farm in RichmondNorth Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviews
Host:a great host who cares about his guestsfantastic host very friendly and welcomingchris was a great host & couldn’t have done enough to accommodate throughout the stayRead more reviews
Location:wonderful experience fantastic privtae location with amazing views
3. The Llama Hut (from USD 97)
This extraordinary hut is a place where you get to meet animals, especially llamas. It is situated beside a river and found in an enclosed garden, and it is only a stone’s throw away from The Fox Covert Traditional Pub. With its outdoor features, such as a fireplace, a picnic area, and a terrace, you can have a relaxing time while marveling at the views.
Unfortunately, pets are not allowed here. This is to ensure the safety of the animals since interactions among them cannot be predicted and may result in injuries.
The Llama Hut
Address: Garth Cottage, Low Leven Yarm
Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Hiking Cycling Heating
4. Unique hut with a backyard (from USD 165)
Reward yourself and your partner with a luxurious vacation and book this vintage-style hut. You will surely feel calm and carefree since the place is located in a secluded, rural area. Essentials, like towels, bedsheets, soap, toilet paper, kitchen appliances, and an indoor fireplace, are provided. The accommodation also has a backyard with a barbecue grill that you can use to prepare lunch. The backyard is also a great spot for enjoying the fresh air.
At night, cozy up to the wood-burning stove, have a sincere talk with your significant other, and unwind.
Hadrian Shepherd Huts Luxury GlampingStamfordham, United Kingdom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the shepherd's hut is a quaint cozy space that was perfect for my husband and iget the breakfast - it’s delicious will definitely come againthe bed is comfy the shower is amazing and there’s plenty space for 2 peoplevery comfortable place to rest for a night
Cleanliness:beautifully clean cosy and peacefulit was clean stylish and very cosyreally comfy so clean and accessiblehut was clean and included everything you could want for night like thisthe hut was incredible - so very beautiful comfortable warm and spotlessly clean
Host:both hosts are super friendly and responses were quick and helpfullovely hosts and an amazing placekit and nettie are great hosts who’s response time was exceptionalbeautiful place and lovely hostskit was a wonderful host by collecting me and dropping me off on the wallRead more reviews
Location:great location and lovely hutthe location was absolutely stunninga beautiful secluded location for an overnight stayfantastic value for money in a superb locationexcellent shepherds hut in a beautiful location
5. Take a moment to unwind
Surely a beach trip would be nice, and the same goes for city tours. However, nothing relieves stress and provides mental and emotional healing the same way nature does. Glamping is a great activity to spend time away from technology and focus on what nature offers instead; it is also an opportunity to get closer to your loved ones.
The power this type of trip holds is enough for you to start fresh and go on with life with much lighter footsteps.
6. Comfortable camping pod for two
In a 6-acre (2.4-hectare) space that is surrounded by farm land are camping pods where you can enjoy peace and tranquility with your significant other and dog. This accommodation allows you to bring your pets with you. Although small, it provides enough headroom for visitors, and it is equipped with lights, power sockets, and a heater for added convenience. Each pod also comes with timber decking, benches, and hardstanding for barbecues. Although all these amenities seem to be enough, you will still need to bring your own camping kit with you.
The place is still a camping site, after all, just more comfortable.
Small Camping Pod (2 people)Superhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:dottys cafe was on site for breakfast who delivered a tasty breakfast and amazing coffee
Cleanliness:the pod was very cleanclean restrooms and kitchen facilitiesthe pod was clean and cosy and (most importantly ) dog friendlywell organised site sparkly clean communal areassparkling clean kitchen and showers
Host:friendly and helpful hostskate & ed were great hosts would definitely go again :)highly recommended - great hosts and great placelovely place to stay kate was a brilliant host and most welcominglots of local knowledge from kate who was the perfect hostRead more reviews
Location:great location and facilitiesbrilliant stay and brilliant locationa lovely quiet and picturesque locationseveral nice places to visit close by such as barney castle and richmondthe location was fantastic with lots of lovely walks and places to visit
Beautiful Mongolian yurt in Wylam
“Clean and comfortable” is how guests describe this Mongolian yurt, which gives you the quiet and relaxing atmosphere that you will need. The place is located in the village of Wylam, and it can accommodate two people. Perfect for couples, it offers free parking, a private entrance on a separate street, and a backyard, providing a safe place where you can talk freely to each other or just enjoy the views and hang out.
Have the best date with your loved one by exploring the village’s parks, highly rated restaurants, and pubs.
Beautiful space in Wylam
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Cleanliness:a very peaceful campsite and lovely clean yurtthe yurt was clean and comfortable
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