6 Best Glamping Spots In Leicestershire, England - Updated 2022


A landlocked county, Leicestershire lies about 68.4km (42.5 mi) away from Birmingham. A less-than-an-hour drive should be able to get you between the two places. Some of the most frequently visited sites here include Twycross Zoo, National Space Centre, and Bradgate Park. For a mesmerising view from a hilltop, we suggest that you head to Belvoir Castle. Don’t miss out on a heritage railway trip on Great Central Railway too. For some family fun, you may want to swing by Twinlakes Park. But before the touring begins, you’ll need to find a great place to stay in. Keep reading if you want to find out the best glamping spots in Leicestershire, UK.

1. Tranquil hut with wheels (from USD 81)

Need a quiet and peaceful retreat on a secluded glamping spot? Consider this hut on wheels that is located slightly away from Barsby. There’s a double bed available perfect for couples or solo travellers looking to get some alone time. There’s also a small dining table by the window where you can gaze outside as you sip on your morning coffee. Please note that there is no Wi-Fi or electricity here so you have to bring along your own charging devices during your stay. The Golden Fleece, a pub located at 77 Main Street, is only a short drive away.

A secluded shepherds hut
130 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
great shower as there was no photos but much better than we had thought it would be
it is a big bed and is very comfy we slept sooooo well
it was very clean and great communication before our arrival
the hut is spotless and so comfortable
the place was tidy and clean with lots of thoughtful little touches
comfy bed very clean and contained everything we needed with cute finishing touches
facilities were perfect clean and even better than expected
hosts really welcoming and friendly
great value for money and owners are warm and friendly hosts
host are extremely accommodating a wonderful stay
the hut was beautiful and homely and our hosts made us feel very welcome
amazing place to stay with lovely friendly host's
a lovely walk this morning too
wonderful quiet location a great retreat for a night or two
my girlfriend and i chose this place to get away from the world and enjoy each other’s company
perfectly quiet quaint and niche
a lovely place for a night away from it all
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2. Polished pod near Grimston (from USD 119)

A countryside getaway awaits you at this clean glamping pod near Grimston. You will be situated in the vicinity of Melton Mowbray and about a 20-minute ride to Leicestershire. There is a double bed for a couple. Those travelling in a group of four can request an extra pull-out from the host. A fully fitted shower room is available where you can freshen up. TV and Wi-Fi are provided here as well. Once you arrive, you will receive a thoughtful welcome pack containing fresh milk, eggs, bread, and homemade cakes.

Cosy luxury glamping pod Patricia.
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
129 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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the setting and view are beautiful and the pod itself is cozy and perfectly presented
pod was so clean and stylish and the welcome pack was delicious :)
absolutely fantastic hospitality beautiful location and very clean pods
the pods were amazing cosy sparkling clean and had everything we needed
this pod is fantastic it is sparkling clean super comfy and looks the part
we had the best time while staying in the beautifully modern sparkling clean glamping pods
the hosts were child and pet friendly and let us watch the cows being milked
our wonderful hosts even had a homemade birthday cake and card waiting for us upon arrival
our hosts were keen to make sure we had everything we needed and the pod was spotlessly clean
janet and andrew were wonderful hosts they were there to welcome us on arrival and were available through out
highly recommend this beautiful place janet made a last minute booking really smooth and a perfect welcoming airbnb experience
absolutely stunning such a beautiful place
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3. Lovely shepherd's hut at Top House Farm (from USD 178)

Top House Farm, situated in the midpoint of Shackerstone and Odstone, is about a 30-minute drive from Leicestershire. The hut comes with a double bed, lightings, a small oven, and a stove. There is also a washroom with a basin. While shower facilities may not be available, guests can make use of the hot tub. There is also a cosy barbeque hut where you can wind down in the evening. You may also get the chance to come up close with the farm animals on site. Smoking within the premises is allowed.

Shepherds Hut+Hot Tub+BBQ Hut on farm with animals
Shackerstone, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
518 reviews Superhost
Shepherd's hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
fantastic unique experience great facilities beautiful views
the bbq room is fantastic we really enjoyed cooking our own steaks over an open fire
thoroughly cleaned and beautifully presented
clean thoughtful and great host
perfect host place was clean and warm would recommend very private
the owner was very helpful and friendly when we arrived and showed us around
very welcoming and informative host
thank you for hosting us
couldn’t of asked for a better host and will be visiting again
brilliant experience with very friendly hosts
great location for a break away from it all
perfect location and really cool space
fantastic location for a one night stay
the location is absolutely beautiful and the accommodation was just amazing
it is beautiful place and super cute animals
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4. Homely yurt with king-size bed (from USD 142)

This traditional yurt will remind you of home. It comes with a king-size bed, camping bunks for two, and a single foldable bed. Overall, up to five guests can stay in this space. If you’re travelling with a little one, you may also request an additional travel cot. Feel free to access the separate bathroom just behind the yurt. This vacation rental is situated close to River Wreake, in between Hoby and Frisby on the Wreake. If you want to explore on top of the waters, the host will provide you with canoes. Those who prefer to tread on land can hop on the available bikes.

Yurt by River Wreake
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
68 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Yurt 5 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

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great host and lovely site
john was a super host
wonderful host very helpful
john was a great host - showed us everything
john is an excellent host and the yurt was great
amazing location perfect for a short break or longer
amazing location scenery and accommodation sat by a gorgeous river
if you want to get away from it all this is the place highly recommended
the place truly is a little slice of peaceful paradise in the leicestershire countryside
great place to stay full of character
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5. Tiny house trailer overlooking River Wreake (from USD 77)

This tiny house trailer overlooking River Wreake is sited in the vicinity of Rotherby and about a 25-minute drive from Leicestershire. It has a double bunk bed and a pull-out single bed which means it can accommodate two to three people. Kids and pets are welcome. Bedding is available but you may want to lug along your sleeping bags for extra warmth. You can also use the mini wood burner to keep yourself warm during your stay. There is a phone charging point that can power up your mobile devices. You can access the composting toilet right outside the trailer for light business. However, you have to take a short walk to the main bathroom for your shower needs.

Tiny House Trailer by quiet river
Brooksby, United Kingdom
161 reviews Superhost
Hut 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
cute little house by the river with access to free canoes and a communal camp kitchen
outdoor (but covered and sheltered) kitchen was excellent
it was a cozy spot to relax read and enjoy nature
the shower was hot and the flow totally acceptable
we loved having breakfast on the swing seat surrounded by birds butterflies and dragonflies
john was very helpful throughout my stay and a great host
very kind and helpful host
john is the host who goes out of his way to make sure you are happy
john is a great host
john is a great host too
it's the perfect location to get away from it all
this is a cosy place in a peaceful location
what a great place to get away from it all
a really lovely peaceful and beautiful location
perfect place to go to get away from it all and go back to basics
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6. Safari tents for five near Cranoe

These safari tents are sited near Cranoe and about a 45-minute drive from Leicestershire. It comes with log burners, gas hobs, and a gas barbeque for your warming and cooking needs. There are also cooking utensils, plates, and cutlery that you can use for your convenience. Remember to bring your own towels because they won’t be available at the rental during your stay. Want the ultimate relaxation package? Request for a special wood-fired hot tub. For 55 EUR, you will have access to the private hot tub on your balcony. You will also be provided with some wood, comfortable robes, a bottle of sparkling beverage, and chocolates.

Hidden Hideaway-Hare (hot tub optional extra)
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
5 reviews
Tent 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are lots of thoughtful touches which really make your stay comfortable
absolutely perfect quirky very clean beautiful
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Have yourself a quiet retreat

Take a break from city life and unwind in the midst of greenery by taking a camping trip at one of the best glamping spots in Leicestershire, UK. Whether you’re looking for a home away from home by River Wreake or a hut on wheels in a peaceful space, we have options for you. All you have to do is choose where you’ll have your quiet retreat.

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