10 Best Glamping Spots In East Anglia, England - Updated 2023

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There is no better way to relax and take a short break from the busy city lifestyle than a vacation in the great outdoors. Whether it’s with your loved ones, friends, or partner, being surrounded by nature can provide instant tranquility away from the everyday hustle and bustle. The best place to do this is in East Anglia, an area in the East of England. However, camping in nature doesn’t mean you have to rough it as there are plenty of camping sites that offer a great balance between a connected rustic experience and the luxurious needs of modern-day conveniences. Read on if you want to find out more about the best glamping spots in East Anglia, UK.

1. Romantic getaway with wood burner (from USD 64)

This glamping tent in Tunstead is a romantic and private getaway that’s perfect for couples. Situated in a secluded field on a farm, it has a comfortable duvet-covered double bed and a wood burner inside for chilly nights. There is an outdoor fire pit and a gas stove for preparing meals. The shower and toilets are only a short walk away from your tent, and Wi-Fi is provided if you need it. While this is a pet-friendly space, it may not be suitable for young children or infants. Nearby, you can explore the Broads and the beautiful Norfolk coastline. Norwich is only a short drive away if you want to explore further.

Tunstead, England, United Kingdom
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
shower and toilet exceptionally clean
facilities on site were kept immaculately clean during our stay
dan was so helpful and soon to respond to any of our needs
location is ideal for exploring the norfolk broads and beaches
feels far enough away from civilisation but still close enough if you forget to bring anything thanks daniel
it was a great location to explore the broads and norfolk coastline
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2. Mongolian yurt with hot tub (from USD 165)

If dipping in a hot tub in the middle of nowhere sounds appealing to you, then this Mongolian-built yurt in the Alde Valley is for you. Experience a secluded getaway with first-world luxuries. A built-in wood burner keeps the inside warm, and a convenient caravan nearby holds modern creature comforts such as a flushing toilet, a shower, a fridge, and a working kitchen. You will enjoy privacy surrounded by scenic views while you sleep. Wi-Fi is provided, but with all the biking routes and landscapes surrounding you, that might not sound so appealing. There are nearby villages and towns such as Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, and Southwold, if you want to mingle in restaurants and pubs with the locals.

England, United Kingdom
79 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
we would recommend bringing snacks and some simple foods appropriate to a caravan facilities
marye was a lovely host
lovely place great hosts and you won’t be disappointed
marye and james were great hosts and we couldn’t recommend it more
quirky comfortable spotlessly clean and the host and her family were ever so welcoming
great communication from our host
the location the scenery and the comfort was absolutely amazing
we did pop to a lovely antiques barn and farm shop just 20 mins away
we had a wonderful time at marye’s place
it’s also a good location for a drive to the beach and lots of nice pubs around
quiet and secluded a fantastic place to relax unwind and get away from it all
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3. Stylish glamping tent on a private farm (from USD 86)

Adjacent to the Norfolk and Suffolk border, this Scotland-inspired tent is one of four tents on the site of a working farm. You will have your own private space and en suite bathroom equipped with running hot water and a composting toilet. An inviting double bed and sofa bed greet you inside the tent, which can accommodate four adults. Any cooking and dining utensils you may need are provided, including a kettle, a gas hob, and an outdoor barbecue. During the day, you may enjoy the serene landscape, and you might even spot some grazing cows and horses! If you want to explore, you can take a hike along Norfolk Broads, and a short drive away will lead you to Beccles, a delightful market town with several family-friendly restaurants and pubs.

Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
25 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
very spacious and comfortable inside the tent
very clean and comfortable too
we loved the place tents are big clean and confortable
the tents are spacious clean and really well kitted out
gavin and david made everything super easy for us super clean and lovely views
great hosts very responsive and accommodating
gavin was so attentive and helpful
gavin is so helpful and friendly and had thought about our every need
a great stay the tent was really well equipped and fabulous host
the location is lovely and there’s plenty to do just a drive away
this is the perfect location for some peace and quiet and relaxation
beautiful setting remote and very quiet
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4. Shepherd's hut in a willow wood (from USD 114)

The shepherd’s hut within Spring Farm Barn is near Deben River, a spring, and willow wood. This space can host four adults as it comes with a double bed and sofa bed. Some of its unique amenities are the open-air shower and woodfire bathtub surrounded by the reeds. All your cooking needs are provided here. You can spend the day relaxing by the fireplace, in the hammocks, and on the swings or you can cycle in Rendlesham Forest. If you have children, they’ll enjoy playing with the hens, ducks, and even alpacas. This is a short scenic walk to Woodbridge, a market town with cafes, pubs, and shops. The Sutton Hoo historical site is also conveniently nearby.

Melton, England, United Kingdom
95 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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lots of nice touches like fresh wild flowers on the outdoor table and fresh duck eggs
a beautiful setting great for children and the outdoor shower is magical
lovely welcome super clean and comfortable
she was fab and very accommodating
tuuli is perfect host she looked after all our needs
tuuli was a thoughtful and helpful host and even took us in to shelter from the storm
tuuli is a wonderful host and has thought about every little detail
hosts were super-friendly and shared tips on living outdoors & eco-friendly
the kids loved the alpacas ( so did we ) and the location was perfect
had a lovely couple of days very relaxing and beautiful location
location is great: 10min walk into woodbridge quiet and peaceful setting to hang out during the day
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5. Island retreat by the lake (from USD 102)

This is an ideal place to have a private getaway and immerse yourself in nature. The handbuilt wooden cabin has a cozy king bed and eco-toilet, and a short lakeside walk leads to your private utility room with a shower, a flushing toilet, a fridge, and charging ports. You can enjoy a meal outdoors with the barbecue pit on the patio and wooden gazebo. The view of a beautiful man-made lake surrounded by a wild-flower meadow, 400-year old oak trees, and local wildlife will complete your glamping experience. You can explore the nearby Boudica’s Way and Angles Way routes with a bike, and a short trip by car leads to neighboring pubs if you need a nightcap. History buffs can visit the South Elmham Minster ruins close by where a restaurant and brewery are also located.

Saint Margaret South Elmham, England, United Kingdom
112 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
clean comfortable with a lovely view out over the lake
the bed was super comfy and we slept well - thankyou rob
the bed was very comfortable and the facilities clean
rob was a brilliant host and was very helpful throughout our stay
rob is a great host who gave me lots of helpful information about the local area
rob’s a great host and the cabin was exactly what we wanted and expected
rob is a great host and the place is amazing - just as described
it truly is a unique place to stay with an awesome host
amazing getaway place if you’re after a peaceful break
what a lovely place to stay
a totally relaxing and secluded place to spend a couple of days
we loved the peacefulness of the place
we highly recommend this gem of a place- it was the perfect weekend trip
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6. Country bell tent with beautiful scenery (from USD 86)

This pink-themed tent is pet-friendly and can accommodate four guests with a comfortable double bed and sofa bed. The breathable cotton canvas allows you to prepare a meal using the gas hob and eat in the indoor dining area using the provided cooking utensils. You can enjoy the cool air with the outdoor barbecue and private firepit. Next to your tent is a private hot shower and a compostable toilet. A short drive can lead you to local pubs and eateries. Plus, there are several activities for you to try within the area such as the nature walk of the Stone of Destiny route. Other attractions include hiring a boat at Waveney River Center, fishing at Aldeby Hall, or a family day enjoying the wildlife and play areas at Africa Alive.

Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
21 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and bedding were so fab
the tent has everything needed for cooking and a comfortable stay
the place was sparkly clean and we were talked through all of the things we needed to know
very clean and in a marvellous location too
gavin was a fantastic helpful host
gavin the host was very friendly and on hand to help whenever required
gavin was very helpful and gave us suggestions of local walks and places to go
was great to be able to catch up with family nearby and come back to peace and quiet
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7. Homey bell tent under the stars (from USD 86)

This beach-themed bell tent is a homey space that can accommodate up to four guests. Inspired by the Southwold beach huts, it’s furnished with a soft double bed, a sofa bed, a private shower, and a toilet with hot running water. Your dining needs are taken care of here with an indoor kitchen and an outdoor barbecue area. The tent’s airy canvas lets in natural light during the day and is powered by dreamlike solar lights after sunset. A small private firepit sits outside your tent where you can dine and enjoy your tranquil surroundings. If your beach-themed hut inspires you to go to a real beach, a 12-mile (19 km) drive will lead you to the famous sands of Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
26 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
the breakfast available to purchase are delicious
great friendly very helpful host lovely clean well equipped tent and lovely outdoor space
really helpful service on arrival including service to drive your luggage directly to your tent
gavin is a friendly welcoming host who made our stay very enjoyable
from the moment we arrived gavin could not have been more helpful if he tried
for our first camping experience we couldn’t have picked a better host and location
a fantastic weekend away great location and amazing facilities
20 minutes walk to a lovely pub
great location for a rural hassle free stylish camping
a lovely glamping experience with great facilities close to the glorious norfolk coast
some very nice local pubs and shops are a 10 minute drive to get all necessities
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8. Camping pod with barbecue facilities

Situated near North Runcton village, your camping megapod is waiting for your party of four at King’s Lynn Park. With one double bed and one sofa bed, this pod is equipped with an electric radiator, a TV, and Wi-Fi. For basic cooking, there is a kettle, a fridge, a microwave, and a small barbecue on the patio, but you’ll need to bring your pots and utensils. Don’t worry though, because there are plenty of restaurants close by where you can grab a meal. A shared shower block and utility room are available for your basic needs, but a shop on-site and a supermarket is only minutes away. This is a great site for exploring Norfolk, the Fens, and the charming market town of King’s Lynn. Several nature reserves and the Sealife Centre are around the area as well, which is great to visit with children.

King's Lynn, GB
4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Luxurious tent with private bathroom

Situated within Lenwade, there are open spaces to explore in the Wensum Glamping site. Fishing, canoeing, swimming, and walking in nature are a few things you can do by the River Wensum. Best for families with teenage children, this luxury bell tent has one double bed and up to three single beds. Pets are welcome too, but you need to inform management beforehand. You will need to take a short stroll to the private bathroom, which is located in the main house. However, each of the eight tents has its own bathroom for privacy. The countryside property is a 40-minute drive to the area’s villages, including West Runton, making it a great place for a family holiday.

Lenwade, Norfolk, United Kingdom
15 reviews  
Tent 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
tent was actually great & clean but this is where it stops
tent was spotless and useful having access to a private bathroom
the host is very easy to contact and helpful
leanne was a great host and very helpful
fantastic place with a great host that catered for our every request
lovely bell tent and location
lovely place to get away for a weekend
great location and lots of help on hand if we needed it
great place for a family holiday beautiful walks and access to north norfolk’s vast and lovely beaches
great place to experience clamping it was our first time everything we needed we would defiantly return
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10. Pet-friendly tent at a farm park

Perfect for a family of five with one double bed and three single beds, this tent is pet-friendly as well. This bustling camping community has shared facilities such as the toilet, the shower, the freezer, the refrigerator, the washing machine, and the dryer. Plenty of taps have clean drinking water in the washing area as well. While you’re there, the entrance to Farm Park is complimentary. There, you can enjoy outdoor activities such as feeding animals, hopping on the Family Train, or enjoying some treats in the nearby cafe. Should you wish to explore the outskirts of Easton Farm Park, a short drive will take you to Wickham Market and Framlingham.

Freston, Suffolk, United Kingdom
54 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 5 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the quality and cleanliness is outstanding
the campsite facilities are great too and really clean
thoughtful touches and great location to get away from the city hustle and bustle
absolutely perfect location so peaceful and relaxing
a lovely setting at easton farm park perfect for summer nights
lovely tent comfortable bed nice location
easy access to the farm park and amenities
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Treat yourself to an escape like no other

East Anglia is a beautiful space and a favorite of nature lovers for its scenic views. The best way to find your ideal glamping site is to figure out what exactly you need in your accommodation. The rest should follow naturally. But if you don’t know where to start, just browse through this list of glamping spots for an escape like no other.

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