Top 10 Glamping Spots In Ilfracombe, UK - Updated 2023

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Nestled on the North Devon coast, Ilfracombe is a seaside resort brimming with beautiful beaches and historical buildings. If you want to enjoy the beauty of nature in peace and free from all the stress and mess of putting up camp, then glamping here is perfect for you. All you have to do is sit back and relax upon your arrival. Unwind and breathe easy in the luxurious glamping experience. With proper beds, bath, shower, kitchen, fireplace, deck, outdoor dining, hammock, fire pit, and numerous other facilities, it has the comfort of checking-in at a hotel, but the warmth of staying at home, truly a home away from home. With that, here are the top glamping spots in Ilfracombe, UK.

1. Timber-built glamping pod for two

Take your camping to a whole new level with this glamping pod for two. Made from rustic timber, this pod is much better than your regular tent as it includes electricity, lighting and heating. Just make sure to bring your own blow-up bed as there isn’t one included.

If you want to enjoy the lush greenery outside, there’s a deck with a table and chairs, and a fire pit to keep you warm and cozy. The toilet and shower are housed in a separate hut, near the pod.

Hele Bay, England, United Kingdom
10 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the facilities onsite are very clean and it’s one of the nicest camping sites i’ve been too
wonderful place with very helpful staff
great location lovely staff and easy access to local towns
showers and toilets were super clean friendly people and the glam pod was perfect
15 min walk into town and a great sunset location at local beach
lovely campsite in quite location
this is an ideal location for quick stopovers or long stays with alot to do in the local area
close to the sea clean friendly staff good amenities
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2. Charming yurt with spectacular views of Taw Valley, Umberleigh

This charming yurt for two has rustic, wooden furniture that gives it a lot of character. It also has a full kitchen and one bathroom with a drawbridge wall, both are built using recycled material. Inside, there’s a king-size bed, a couch, as well as a wood stove that will keep you warm and tasty on chilly nights. Towels and bedding are provided as well.

Outside, there’s a deck with seating, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or evening drink while taking in the spectacular views of Taw Valley. There’s also a hammock to snuggle up in with a good book. There’s a river nearby, where you can go for a swim in the summer.

Umberleigh, Devon, United Kingdom
99 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fab to have the tv and great wifi
the bathroom and kitchen are both lovely and well stocked with epic views
great times watching the wildlife in the kitchen and an amazingly comfortable bed
i particularly fell i love with cooking again in the delightful kitchen looking out to the countryside
the bathroom was breathtaking with an amazing feature with one of the walls coming completely down
clean well kept charming and cosy
very clean throughout and just a wonderful space to unwind in the devon countryside
throughout all our contacts leila was friendly and responded to any questions quickly
max and leila were great hosts throughout our stay
the staff were all very welcoming and made the evening an amazing and relaxing experience
beautiful location lovely yurt and outbuildings and such friendly hosts
leila and max were extremely welcoming and attentive to our needs
lovely location with beautiful surroundings
a lovely weekend getaway location
location was ideal for various tourist destinations
great location for trips around devon too
amazing unique place to stay
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3. Pet-friendly bell tent for four, Georgeham

If you love camping with your pets, then this Bohemian-style bell tent in Georgeham is for you. Suitable for up to four people, it has a double bed, two single beds, extra pillows and blankets, fresh linens and towels, a fan heater, soap, and toilet paper. Electricity is provided by the campsite.

Toast to time away around the fire pit, and whip up a steak using the barbecue grill. Catering service is also available over the summer weekends for an additional charge; wood-fired pizzas on Friday and Saturday evenings, and farm-fresh breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings Guests have access to the toilets and hot showers nearby. There’s also a space near the tent to park your vehicle.

Croyde, England, United Kingdom
77 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely stay at canvas & coast provided all essentials plus a couple of extras like fridge and fan heater
amazing stay with canvas and coast the tent was so comfortable clean stylish with lots of lovely little touches
clean quaint bell tent
the bell tent was clean tidy and had everything we needed
the campsite was lovely with really clean facilities
the bell tent was so lovely and clean and full of thoughtful touches
tent was clean and very well equipped (much better than we expected)
hosts were great and quick to respond
lovely tent lots of nice touches really helpful hosts who went the extra mile
they responded very quickly and were really helpful
communication from host was great and i’d definitely recommend
cooking equipment was provided which was helpful
great location - surrounded by beautiful countryside and beaches
very good accommodation and beautiful location
beautiful location with good pubs and a small local shop
lovely bell tent in a great location very cosy
short walk to two fab pubs and a easy access to local beaches
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4. Mongolian yurt for four, George Nympton (from USD 108)

This Mongolian yurt is surrounded by wild woodlands, perfect for leisurely walks. You can spot and feed alpacas here. The yurt comes with a double bed and a sofa bed, easily accommodating up to four people. There’s a wood-burning stove and a fire pit, perfect for those chilled evenings. Guests have access to the communal kitchen, and there’s a patio dining set for eating outside.

George Nympton, England, United Kingdom
47 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
they have thought of every detail everywhere was sparkling clean and cleaned multiple times per day
very private with excellent clean shared facilities offering quirky touches
everything was clean and there was lots of hand sanitizer available everywhere
quite a gem hosted by a lovely couple
great location and facilities for a get away from it all yurting adventure in the beautiful devon countryside
great accommodation in a magical location
close enough to a local town for amenities but far enough away for gorgeous star gazing and peaceful relaxation
very tranquil location and enjoyed wandering around the woods feeding the animals and general yurt lifestyle
a lovely place great for dogs too
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5. Shepherd's View, South Molton (from USD 89)

Just outside of the beautiful North Devon countryside, this cute mint green hut is the perfect getaway for couples, families, or friends. As you watch the stars shine bright on a clear night or dine al fresco, the fireplace keeps you warm and cozy.

You’ll find a box full of delicious treats to prepare your own breakfast. It includes homemade bread, jam, fresh eggs from their homegrown chickens, cereal, milk, bacon, mushrooms, tea, and coffee. Fresh ice blocks can be added to the cool box every day. Pets are welcome to join at an additional fee of 14 USD. There’s a plenty of green space around the hut for pets to run around. Parking space is just a short walk away, as is a separate compost toilet and hot shower.

110 reviews   Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are beautiful the hut is so cosy with the log burner and comfy bed
the breakfast and cream tea were also a great addition
very clean comfortable private and felt luxurious while having all the amenities we needed
spotlessly clean and absolutely loved the shower would definitely recommend to everyone
hut was spotless and lovely and cozy with the log burner lit
we stayed for two nights and it was absolutely great the hut is exactly as described and very clean
the hut over looks stunning scenery and the accommodation is homely well equipped and spotlessly clean
penny was a lovely host
penny is a great host
wonderful hosts and lovely shepherds hut
penny was an amazing host and provided everything we needed
lovely hosts really do make this the 5* package
great place to stay amazing location
the location is great for exploring north devon
amazing location beautiful shepherds hut and welcoming hosts
i thoroughly recommend this place for a great break
the location is stunning the accommodation so charming and the facilities excellent
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6. Camp Couture, Devon (from USD 95)

Wake up to the sounds of nature every morning in this secluded, Moroccan-style yurt. About 20 minutes away from the coastal areas, this yurt has a working electricity, cooking facilities, a king-size bed, and a clean bathroom. An eclectic mix of Aztec patterns and wooden furniture compliments the yurt’s comfort. There’s a private wooded area with a fire pit, perfect for campfires and grilling.

Devon, England, United Kingdom
141 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is gorgeous the shower toilet and kitchen are immaculate and the little thoughtful touches are great
the place was spotlessly clean and had surprising touches
i would like to highlight how clean everything was
very clean cozy and had all the amenities you could wish for
tracey and nick were wonderful hosts they were so very welcoming and relaxed
wonderful hosts who could not do enough to make our stay perfect
5 stars and a big thank you to wonderful hosts
tracey and nick are just amazing hosts and made us feel like old friends
tracy & nick were amazing hosts and very hospitable nicest people you could ever meet
wonderful location gorgeous setting fantastic bed all round a beautiful fabulous place
perfect location to visit lynton & lynmouth which we did saturday along with croyde
we feel we have walked away from this little retreat with new friends
it was peaceful relaxing and just a great place to get away from it all
we hope to go back later in the year as it is such a restful place
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7. Cozy yurt with an indoor fireplace, Croyde

Nestled up on the hill and only less than a five-minute walk to the beach, this yurt has a spectacular view of the sea. The soothing sounds of the waves will drift you into peaceful slumber at night. With a double bed and a cozy indoor fireplace, it’s nice to just stay inside this yurt and relax.

There’s an outdoor bench with a fire pit. Croyde village is a short walk away, and there are a plethora of takeaway food options nearby. Free parking is available on site.

Croyde, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is super comfy
we absolutely loved our 4 nights in the yurt it was spacious very clean and excellently equipped
the campsite toilets and showers were also really clean would 100% recommend
the campsite itself was great too with very clean facilities and friendly staff
amazing location really communication was brilliant
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8. Maisy's Bell Tent at Moonacre Farm, Winkleigh (from USD 75)

Completely tranquil and off-the-beaten-track, Moonacre Farm is filled with wildlife like alpacas, deer, hens, roosters, herons, geese, goslings, mallards, and coots. Grill s’mores while everyone is sitting around the campfire. Observe alpacas grazing on a full moon. Watch stars by the lake.

There are children’s books and toys to keep the little ones occupied. Fairy lights adorn the bell tent to make it even cozier. Spare batteries for the fairy lights will be given. Fresh from the farm, you can cook eggs in the well-equipped kitchen. It’s also possible to order takeout when you don’t feel like cooking. Make sure to bring bed linens and towels as they aren’t provided. Free parking is available on site.

Dolton, England, United Kingdom
19 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the bell tent was clean warm and in its own field with a toilet and kitchen area
from the moment we arrived to the moment we left ali and phil were wonderful hosts
alison & phil were good hosts
ali and phil were great hosts and communicated well throughout
hosts were super helpful and the alpacas were great
alison was a perfect host and the property was incredible
location is great but do not rely just on sat nav as you probably will never find it
the tent was very cosy and a lovely quiet location to relax by the fire
moonacre farm is in a great location for exploring devon
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9. The Shepherd's Hut at Strawfields, Devon (from USD 124)

This hut at Strawfields is ideal for those seeking to enjoy nature. Both beaches and scenic nature trails are within walking distance. It has a simple and rustic decor, complete with an indoor fireplace. The outside area is perfect for enjoying the natural beauty around, regardless of the weather.

Aside from the farm, there is a playground area for children with trampolines and a place to see animals. On weekends, they host pizza nights where you can bake your own pizza, chat with other guests, and watch your kids play, all while looking out over the beautiful countryside views.

Devon, United Kingdom
93 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was super comfy and the room cosy enough on a cold night
it was clean cosy and quiet
shower and toilet block was clean and hot water was amazing
the hut was lovely and clean as were all the onsite facilities
a beautiful intimate space clean and cosy and romantic if thats what you want
the bathroom facilities were great-plenty of hot water and lovely and clean
and hosts were excellent
very friendly and relaxed hosts
thank you alex for hosting
we highly recommend this place and the hosts too
alex was very helpful and very good at communicating
great location only a few miles from the surrounding beaches
really nice location and cosy hut
such a wonderful tranquil location
the location is great and very beautiful
it was a perfect long weekend getaway close to the amazing landscapes of north devon
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10. Spacious bell tent with impressive views of Croyde Bay (from USD 108)

Wake up to the relaxing views of the sea and enjoy the stars at night at Croyde Bay. This clean and spacious Moroccan bell tent has a comfortable bed, sanitizer, towels, bedsheets, soap, and toilet paper. It’s within walking distance of the beach and the main village. It’s nestled on the top of a campsite, where you’ll find coffee and food vans. Clean toilets and showers are nearby.

Croyde, England, United Kingdom
56 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really lovely bell tent perfectly overlooking the sea and wonderfully kitted out with comfy bed table and chairs etc
the bell tent was great spacious and very comfortable with a few really nice touches
the bell tent is gorgeous inside with a very comfortable and cosy bed
lovely warm and clean comfy beds
absolutely lovely campsite relaxed clean and friendly
a really wonderful stay with great well cleaned facilities
all the facilities on the campsite are well managed and clean
clean toilets and showers and a 5 min stroll to the beach
staff are very helpful and friendly
george was a great host always replied quickly and friendly
he was very friendly and professional
george is an awesome host friendly flexible and helpful
george is a lovely host who is relaxed about check in and check out times
campsite is in a great location
proper glamping a perfect stay and so close to the beach
the tent was amazing with some lovely finishing touches really close to the beach too
george recommended amazing surf instructors at croyde bay surf located at the cream tea shop in town
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Stay amidst nature

If you love nature but don’t want to compromise on modern comforts, book one of the above listed glamping spots in Ilfracombe, UK. Close to the beaches, these glamping spots come with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

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