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Glamping In York, England - Updated 2020

Glamping In York

In the northeastern region of England lies the historic city of York, which was originally founded by the Romans of antiquity. It’s notable for its stunning Gothic cathedral, namely York Minster, and its giant city walls found on both sides of River Ouse. Several of the city’s prominent attractions, including the York Castle Museum that depicts Norman architecture and artifacts, York Shambles for its rustic timber-framed buildings, and the Jorvik Viking Centre that has dioramas of Vikings. Apart from being a nearby spot to check out after camping in Yorkshire Dales, York is also a good destination for travelers who enjoy glamping since there’s a bevy of caravan homes, eco-pods, tents, and yurts in the region. Check out our comprehensive list of Airbnb accommodations for glamping in York, and book your favorite one today!

1. Shepherd’s hut with own private space (from USD 79)

Tucked away at the back part of a private garden in York, one will find this beautifully handcrafted hut. It’s ideal for couples and solo travelers seeking a cozy and snug space to spend some quality time away from the hustle and bustle. Guests will have access to the garden to relax and reflect, a kitchen to prepare their favorite meals, and WiFi access to surf the web. Rowntree Park is 1.1 kilometers (0.7 miles) away, York Castle Museum is 1.9 kilometers (1.2 miles) away, and York Shambles is 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) away.

Shepherd’s Hut with own private space
York, England, United Kingdom
157 reviews
Shepherd's hut 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed is amazingly comfortable
the bed was super comfy and we had everything we needed in the cosy hut
the bed is exceptiinally comfortable and the shower is excellent
we are so glad we stayed here instead of in a standard hotel room
clean bright and airy
the whole place was very clean
the hut is clean and very cosy lots of little extras provided
the hut had everything we needed it was clean and private
the place is sparkling clean with everything you need for a couple of days away
selena and peter are kind souls that will help you feel totally at home
selena & peter are very friendly & helpful hosts
selena and peter were great hosts
lovely hosts and on hand if needed or equally discreet
selena and peter were great hosts with quick responses thoughtful touches and still plenty of privacy
great location for our trip
great location with a 15 minute walk to centre
a very beautiful location nestled in woodland and close to the river
ideal location - only 15 minutes to walk into town along the river
the location is perfect so peaceful and yet so close to york centre
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2. Eco-pod at the York Holiday and Cycle Stop (from USD 60)

This comfortable and tidy eco-pod is designed specifically for glamping. Located at the York Holiday and Cycle Stop site, rhe landscaped grounds will impress both cyclists and holidaymakers, allowing them to immerse themselves in nature while still being near York’s key attractions. Some of the accommodation’s amenities include WiFi access to surf the web, a barbecue grill for cooking outdoors, and free parking on the premises for guests’ vehicles or rentals. Jorvik Viking Centre is 8.2 kilometers (5.1 miles) away, York Castle Museum is 8.5 kilometers (5.3 miles) away, and Rowntree Park is 9.3 kilometers (5.8 miles) away.

Eco-Pod, York Holiday & Cycle Stop
York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
53 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pods have electricity and a kettle and the wifi is good
my pod was perfect and had a supplemental heater i used as i run really cold
the available extra heater certainly was not needed
the additional facilities are of a good standard and the grounds are well maintained
the pods are the perfect size and very cozy even when the temperature outside dipped quite low
great experience- very clean would recommend
very clean pod and showers were also very clean
clean showers and kitchen area
everywhere was clean and tidy
the accommodation is immaculately clean
super friendly hosts would highly recommend
host went above and beyond to make the stay comfortable
ben is a great host easy to communicate with
very helpful staff able to answer questions and provide information about local area
ben was helpful and thoughtful
great location for a quiet trip away
so close to york :)
this is a beautiful location
such a lovely few days away in a fab location
really enjoyed my stay in the pods lovely rural location in landscaped gardens with good connectivity to central york
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3. Luxurious caravan holiday home near York (from USD 133)

Clean, efficient, and slick is how we’d describe this caravan holiday home that’s far more upscale than expected. Also, it features a lovely south facing deck that overlooks the nearby countryside, which is where most guests will spend much quality time. It comes with an indoor fireplace to stay warm during those chilly evenings, a laptop desk for working remotely, and a private entrance for easy access. Goosewood Holiday Park is in the immediate vicinity, while Clifton Moor Retail Park and York’s town center are within close driving distance. If you want to go glamping near York, consider booking this place.

⭐️White Rose Caravan nr York⭐️Pool, Bar, Fishing
York, England, United Kingdom
25 reviews
Entire chalet 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
it was cosy and comfortable with everything we needed
very clean and comfortable
the place is clean and comfortable
it was spotlessly clean and a perfect space for our family
very comfortable and clean
it is very well equipped and was extremely clean
the front desk was helpful too
host is very responsive and helpful
carol is a great host
the staff at the holiday park were very helpful and polite
carol was an incredibly helpful host and went over and above to make sure we had everything we needed
perfect location for visiting york
good location for a holiday in york a 10 minute drive away
great location in the countryside but close to york and very easy to get in to york
it is a great location to be able to drive into york for the day
white rose is a fantastic place to stay and explore north yorkshire
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4. Glamping Bell Tents near York

Grab your family or that special someone and head down to Skipbridge Farm once you book one of these lovely tents. The spacious tents feature comfortable mattresses, and there are toilet and shower facilities on the premises. Some of their amenities consist of free parking on the premises for your vehicle or rental, extra pillows and blankets for added comfort, and barbecue facilities for cooking up a storm. A Chinese food outlet, Spar supermarket, garage, and farm shops are nearby, while a park with public transportation facilities is 6.4 kilometers (4 miles) away. This glamping campsite near York is definitely worth checking out.

Glamping Bell Tents near York
Green Hammerton, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
gorgeous farm in a great location
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5. The Shepherds Hut at Stillington Mill (from USD 80)

There’s much to like about this charming wooden hut that’s surrounded by pristine natural surroundings. It’s incredibly comfortable for two guests and comes with a wealth of amenities. These include an indoor fireplace to keep the place warm during those chilly evenings, a fully equipped kitchen to prepare all kinds of delicacies, and a barbecue grill for cooking outdoors. Castle Howard, the Howardian Hills, and North York Moors are all nearby, and York’s town center is about 16.1 kilometers (10 miles) away.

The Shepherds Hut at Stillington Mill, N Yorkshire
Stillington, England, United Kingdom
101 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is very comfortable with the duvet blankets and cushions
anyone looking for a comfortable magical private getaway will not be disappointed by the shepherds hut
the hut is the prettiest cosiest place i've ever stayed - warm comfortable and just perfect
the hut itself is super cosy and clean and set within the most beautiful gardens
there was plenty of cutlery and crockery all very clean
the hut was incredibly clean and cosy perfect for a little getaway without a huge price tag
paul and maggie are great hosts
paul and maggie were great hosts
the hosts are certainly amongst the best i've ever encountered
lovely hosts paul &mag have put love and care into this hut
really relaxing and the hosts were really welcoming
the hut is in stillington which is a lovely picturesque village only a short walk away
the location is perfect beautiful grounds and so so tranquil
a great ethical place to get a break
location is perfect for exploring and lots of reasonable and delicious eateries nearby
this really is a great place to get away to we definitely plan to return
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6. Elizabeth's glamping lodge/external bathroom

Elizabeth’s glamping lodge is located at the Birk House Farm, offering guests amazing views of the surrounding farmland. The accommodation is spacious, featuring quirky yet tasteful decorative touches making it look quite homely. It comes with a private entrance for easy access, a travel crib for those who bring toddlers along, and free parking on the premises for guests’ vehicles or rentals. Stamford Bridge village, bistro, butchery, florist, fast food outlets, newsagents, pharmacy, and a pond are all within close walking distance.

Elizabeth's glamping lodge/external bathroom
Stamford Bridge, England, United Kingdom
63 reviews
Hut 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kingsize bedroom (2 beds) was lovely with great views of the garden
in front of the cabin there are chairs and table for you to watch the sunset and relax
a lovely little getaway with comfy beds and great views
we liked the beds in alcoves
the cabin was very comfortable and absolutely amazing
very clean and tidy
incredibly clean comfy beds and well maintained
it was clean and the christine was very helpful
brilliant little place had a fantastic nights sleep very comfortable and clean and peaceful
lovely little cabin very clean and tidy everything we needed for our stay
lovely peaceful setting welcoming host
christine the host was very friendly and helpful
very friendly host with tips on the town
hosts were very nice and good value
we had plenty of privacy and loved how accomodating the hosts were
peaceful yet still close to everything
lovely location and fabulous space
quirky hut in a lovely location
i will definitely choose your place again in the future
incidentally we loved visiting york and it is quite a close drive
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7. Yurt at The Little Hide (from USD 172)

Travelers can experience the nomadic lifestyle but without giving up creature comforts when checking into this luxurious yurt. This glamping site is for adults only, and it features a cafe, laundry facilities, and several other luxury pods. Some of its amenities include a barbecue grill for cooking outdoors, a refrigerator to store perishables, and free parking on the premises for guests’ vehicles or rentals. The Museum Gardens are 5.3 kilometers (3.3 miles) away, York Shambles is 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles) away, and the National Railway Museum York is 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) away. If you want to go camping in North Yorkshire, this is the place to be.

The Little Hide - Yurt
York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
great place to stay if you want to try something a little different
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8. York Bell Tent by the riverside

Lovely and spacious Bell Tents are available by the River Ouse campsite ideal for families and nature lovers. These tents usually have only one double bed available; therefore, it’s important to make arrangements with the host beforehand if more bedding is needed. They come with several handy conveniences such as extra pillows and blankets for added comfort, a washer and a dryer to do the laundry, and free parking on the premises for guests’ vehicles or rentals. York Castle Museum is 4.7 kilometers (2.9 miles) away, Jorvik Viking Centre is 4.8 kilometers (3 miles) away, and York Shambles is 5.1 kilometers (3.2 miles) away.

York Bell Tent
York, United Kingdom
21 reviews
Tipi 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Bell Tent in a picturesque field

Spend some quality time by the River Ouse after checking into this cozy and spacious Bell Tent. You’ll also be able to rent a canoe from The Boat Yard next to the field and go explore that beautiful lake. The tent comes with one double bed and a wealth of amenities. These include an indoor fireplace to stay warm during chilly days, a barbecue grill for cooking outdoors, and extra pillows and blankets for added comfort. Rowntree Park is 4.2 kilometers (2.6 miles) away, Museum Gardens are 5.6 kilometers (3.5 miles) away, and National Railway Museum York is 5.8 kilometers (3.6 miles) away.

York Bell Tent
York, United Kingdom
9 reviews
Tipi 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. A spacious glamping shack (from USD 149)

If you’re glamping with a big group of people, this Airbnb rental would be perfect for your holiday. This glamping shack sleeps up to 12 people. It has two bathrooms, a kitchen, and a fireplace to warm you up during colder months. Located in the country area, you can explore and discover many areas next to it that are ideal for strolls and walks. It’s also close to a pub where you and your glamping buddies can have fun.

Glamping Shack
York, England, United Kingdom
29 reviews
Barn 12 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was spacious and clean with all of the necessary amenities
the room is so lovely when we arrived there we cannot help to staying one day more
lynn and alan are lovely helpful and made us feel very welcome to their home
the host is warmhearted and there's a lovely cat
lynn was also a great host
the host lynn was available to speak to on our arrival and was very welcoming
lynn was a great host we had a lovely time at her place
a lovely location in a small village with a great little pub
for the price and location it was perfect for us
good location parking and easy to get into town
good value group accommodation in a village location with good bus service to york city centre
and then an easy bus journey in to town for a night out
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All kinds of glamping accommodations for the adventurous

There’s a wide range of amazing glamping rentals and sites in York, so much so, that travelers are truly spoiled for choice. They’re great alternatives to booking hotels by the river or other types of accommodations. .Whether travelers want to enjoy the simplicity of a tent or enjoy the luxuries of a well-equipped cabin, they’re bound to find the perfect accommodation to suit their budgets and needs.

Frequently asked questions about Glamping In York, England

1. Which are the best pet-friendly spots for glamping in York?

You don’t have to leave behind you fur babies when you go glamping. If you want to take your pet with you in York, check out this glamping lodge. This glamping bell tent is also a great alternative.

2. Which spots for glamping in York are good for families?

When traveling with a large family, you need a spacious house to stay in. If you’re glamping with your family or with a large group of people, this spacious shack is the one for you. If that’s too big for your taste, this awesome caravan home with a pool is another good option.

3. Which are the best romantic spots for glamping in York?

If you want to go on a glamping trip with your significant other, this bell tent is worth checking out. These tent accommodations near Skipridge Farm are great alternatives, too.

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