Top 10 Glamping Spots In Gloucestershire, England - Updated 2024

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Home to the Cotswold Hills, River Severn, and Wye Valley, Gloucestershire is a picturesque region in South West England where sheep roam freely in the Forest of Dean. Its green rolling hills are the perfect backdrop for epic sunsets. The region is known for its impressive collection of cycling and hiking trails, the iconic Sudeley Castle, and the Medieval Gloucester Cathedral. With such breathtaking scenery, from endless rolling hills to majestic woodland, Gloucestershire is not meant to be visited from a five-star hotel room, but rather, right from its splendid nature. Keep reading to discover the top glamping spots in Gloucestershire, UK, for a dreamy vacation with epic sunsets and stargazing.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, prices, availability of dates, decor, and a location that facilitates glamping or is close to glamping spots. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 09, 2024.

1. Woodland retreat in a secluded valley (from USD 106)

Set in a tranquil valley surrounded by tall trees on May Hill, this safari tent has two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and a second one with two single beds, easily accommodating four guests. Indoors, guests will find a well-appointed kitchenette with everything necessary for fixing a quick bite to eat, a dining area, and a living area. There are plenty of amenities outside the tent, including a fire pit, seating areas, a compost toilet, and a separate shower cabin. The tent’s location makes it the ideal starting point for taking a walk on the woodland’s many trails, discovering nearby lakes, or heading to the May Hill summit.

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Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
103 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heated blankets were a great touch and the heater warmed the tent up nicely
we had everything we needed including electric blankets to warm up the beds and a lovely hot shower
absolute bliss having no tv and just being able to relax and read books/magazines in the fresh air
great little touch with the log fire and the heated blanket on the bed
exceptionally clean and comfortable with all the amenities that you need
everything was so clean and easy to use
everything was spotlessly clean and certainly far more luxurious than a normal camping trip
heated blankets were much needed and bedding was clean and warm with towels provided
all facilities were well appointed and the tent and surrounds were clean and tidy
facilities were great and every was provided for us and clean and tidy
sarah and piers were great hosts - friendly but gave us our space
sarah and her family were very lovely hosts and would definitely like to visit again
an awesome stay with lovely hosts who were super knowledgable and accommodating
great location for good walks
the location is so beautiful and hidden away
great location nestled in to the woods
the location is stunning and great for walking and other outdoor activities
the area itself is perfect for walking and/or climbing
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2. Beautiful yurt in the heart of Wye Valley (from USD 82)

This hand-built yurt for two is an excellent choice for an authentic glamping experience that doesn’t lack comfort, found in the scenic Wye Valley AONB. Sitting on a green field at the edge of a forest, the yurt is surrounded by incredible views and trails galore. Indoors, it has a king-size bed, a wood-burning stove, linens, and towels. The yurt is solar-powered and comes with indoor bike storage, outdoor dining furniture, a modern bathroom, a well-appointed kitchen, and a barbecue.

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Saint Briavels, England, United Kingdom
80 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we stayed in a yurt with beautiful views which was lovely too look at over breakfast
lovely beautiful yurt wonderful area nice touch of breakfast
fantastic clean cosy comfortable yurt in beautiful surroundings
the bathroom is lovely and clean and private
everything was sparkling clean and the shower/ toilet were spacious and modern
great kitchen and toilet block both spotless and well equipped
wonderful handcrafted yurt was spotless clean
gerry and abbie were great hosts
gerry and abi were great hosts and made us feel really welcome
gerry and abi are great hosts
gerry was a fantastic host very helpful and welcoming but also gave us space and privacy
great place to stay owners really helpful will be returning
amazing location and will be back in the summer
gorgeous location and very private
great weekend in a really peaceful location
the location is beautiful and there is everything you need for a relaxing break
location was great for hs but you do need a car
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3. Cotswold tent in a romantic countryside setting (from USD 107)

Perfect for a romantic glamping experience in an idyllic setting, this spacious tent is situated on a working farm’s rolling hills in North Cotswolds. Come morning, guests wake up to the sounds of birds while sheep and cows roam close by. The bell tent sits on a green field and features a picnic bench, a barbecue, and a fire pit, offering guests plenty of reasons to spend time outdoors. The rental is solar and battery-powered and has a toilet and shower a few minutes away.

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Sevenhampton, England, United Kingdom
52 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tent was cosy and comfortable and the views stunning
unbeatable views in a well kept yurt with great facilities
comfortable tent and bed with acres of space just for us
the tent was a good size clean well stocked and in a very lovely spot
contact between the hosts was quick and easy
beautiful location for a private getaway
really good shower facilities a short walk from the tent
lovely spot and a unique place and surroundings for a trip outside the city
great place to go to get away from the stress of everyday life
beautiful location so quiet with gorgeous views
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4. Cozy glamping pod with on-site children's playground (from USD 136)

This wooden glamping rental offers guests a lovely stay in the heart of nature, but without lacking comfort or a homey atmosphere. The pod has living, seating, dining areas, a well-appointed kitchenette, a compact but private bathroom indoors, and lots of books and games. Right outside the pod, guests can relax in a small but manicured garden equipped with a barbecue and a picnic table. Children can play outside on the patio or the on-site playground.

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Lupin Glamping Pod

Wifi Available

Address: Notgrove Safari Tent Notgrove

Parking Tennis court Garden Non-smoking rooms Games room Free parking Internet services Massage

5. Hilltop tent with superb sunset views (from USD 113)

Overlooking the green rolling hills of Gloucestershire, this off-the-grid glamping tent is located in a beautiful setting, with nature all around. Ideal for couples or small families, the tent can sleep up to three guests on its double bed and floor mattress. Families traveling with children can also request a travel cot free of charge and get babysitting recommendations. The glamping rental is solar and battery-powered, but guests are advised to bring their own portable phone charger. Right outside the tent, there’s a fire pit and seating and dining space so that guests can dine while gazing at the sunset or sip a nightcap under the stars.

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Wotton-under-Edge , Glos, United Kingdom
79 reviews   Wifi Available
Tipi 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely views and comfortable
the breakfast hamper was such a lovely touch too
11am check out is great for having a long breakfast and making the most of the view
very comfortable bed and everything covered for a good glamping experience
all are very clean and well kept
the sink area is very clean and organised and the composting toilet was better than expected
it was my first time staying in a yurt and i love it so cosy clean and comfortable
our hosts were absolutely superb
the hosts were brilliant they left no stone unturned
beautiful setting and very thoughtful host
so relaxing and hosts add in some special touches :)
special extra touches added and brilliant host and easy communication throughout
great location for a peaceful get away
we loved our glamping stay such a peaceful location
well placed for sightseeing/eating out but isolated enough for a peaceful stay
beautiful location and lots of lovely places to visit and wander round great place to stay thanks very much
beautiful location and a lovely place to stay- with an easy contact free check in/out
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6. Family-friendly yurt overlooking Stroud Hills (from USD 134)

Offering guests beautiful vistas of Stroud Hills and Severn Vale, this glamping yurt is set in the ideal location for watching beautiful sunsets, gazing at the starry skies at night, dining outdoors, and experiencing a full glamping adventure without compromising on comfort. Spacious enough to sleep up to five people, the yurt is family-friendly, offering families with children a travel crib and a high chair. Coziness is guaranteed with the wood burner that will keep guests warm at night, while the open-air kitchen and dining area that sit under a canvas roof are great for enjoying the fresh air even on drizzly days.

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Selsley, England, United Kingdom
110 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great kitchen facilities on lovely big deck area that is full sun in the afternoon / evening
great facilities and wonderful views
outdoor kitchen was a highlight for me
gets the balance right between outdoorsy and comfortable - perfect for family memory making
composting toilet was much more pleasant than we imagined
everything was super clean
on top of that the composting loo and shower block is also nice and clean and well constructed
clean tidy comfortable and something completely different
the shower was hot and all facilities really clean and tidy
a fantastically clean cosy and stylish yurt with lovely views
bear is the perfect host
bear was a nice and friendly host as soon as we arrived
it was fun thanks to the host for being super duper too
bear is super helpful - and provided recommendations on things to do and places to eat
the yurt was clean and bear is a very thoughtful host
fantastic location & an amazing place
the location was fantastic for exploring nearby walks and woods
a super cosy stay in a beautiful location
we enjoyed walking in selsley commons and to the village pub
a stunningly kitted out and beautiful yurt in a fantastic location in the beautiful cotswolds
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7. Self-contained glamping rental in a wild meadow (from USD 119)

Nestled in an untouched meadow in one of Gloucestershire’s countryside corners, this rental built in traditional style offers guests a deluxe glamping experience. With unique furnishings, an ensuite shower, and a small kitchen, guests will find everything they need on-site. Some of the amenities provided include barbecue equipment, tea, coffee, and fire logs. Every morning, between 8:30 and 9:00, guests will receive a continental breakfast with warm croissants and fresh fruit so that they can enjoy it in front of the hut while gazing at the spectacle that nature puts together.

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Cherington, United Kingdom
50 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Shepherd's hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
truly picturesque we both slept great as the bed is super comfortable
scrupulously clean as well
everything was sparkling clean too which was very reassuring during these covid times
the shepherds hut is clean cosy and private and we find it super peaceful and special
they provided a clean comfortable and unique take on accommodation in the cotswolds
the continental breakfast was superb the hut and outhouse were well looked after clean tidy and nicely decorated
very lovely and super friendly hosts
liz and john were excellent hosts
unbelievably kind hosts too will forever remember our two night stay
liz and john were fantastic hosts
john and liz are fabulous hosts
truly outstanding location and beautiful hut for a bit of a rural retreat and urban detox
a wonderful place to stay
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8. Heated glamping tent with a hot tub

This safari-style bell tent is the perfect blend of natural living and hotel luxury. The rental boasts scenic countryside views and is surrounded by rolling fields that have been the shooting grounds for many movies since the 1960s. Right outside the tent, there’s a log fire, a private hot tub, a barbecue, and a well-appointed kitchen. Concierge services and food and wine delivery are available, so guests feel pampered throughout their stay.

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Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
33 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tent was great super comfortable bed and nicely furnished
everything was super clean and felt like new
lovely space the hosts are amazing and really go out of their way to make your stay extra special
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9. Pet-friendly tent with Wi-Fi access

This spacious safari tent is part of a glamping campsite and it is spacious enough to accommodate six guests. The guests get to enjoy a camping experience without giving up home-like comfort, including free private parking, free Wi-Fi, and the possibility of bringing the family pet along. The tent features a well-appointed kitchen, a dining area, a private bathroom, and a furnished patio. Books, board games, and children’s music are available on the property, adding up to the on-site fun and entertainment.

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Lapwing Safari Tent

Wifi Available

Address: The Old Cricket Pitch Notgrove

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

10. Rustic cottage yurt (from USD 143)

Nestled in the heart of nature and surrounded by hiking and cycling trails galore, this glamping rental is an excellent choice whether you’re looking for an active vacation or would like to relax in the fresh air. The yurt comes with a rustic interior and lots of outdoor amenities and facilities, including a dining area, a kitchenette, a fireplace, and barbecue facilities. There’s free parking on-site, and linens and towels are available for an additional fee.

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Oakdean Cottage Yurt

Wifi Available

Address: Oakdean Cottage Brains Green

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Hiking BBQ facilities

Charming glamping rentals

There’s no doubt that Gloucestershire is one of the most beautiful regions in South West England, where green rolling hills and dense woodland host some of the most charming glamping rentals, ideal for unforgettable travel experiences. Make sure you check out our list of the top glamping spots in Gloucestershire, UK, to book the one that inspires you to gaze at the sun setting behind the rolling hills and stay up at night and watch the clear skies.

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