9 Best Glamping Spots Near Portsmouth, UK - Updated 2024

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A stunning port city on the south coast of England, Portsmouth is a place filled with beautiful parks, museums, charming cafes, and many other awe-inspiring attractions. Some of these attractions include Spinnaker Tower, Portchester Castle, Clarence Pier, Southsea Castle, and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower. Along with these attractions, visitors can explore several destinations that encourage outdoor activities, such as hiking, swimming, and most definitely, camping! If you aren’t a regular camper or are unaware of how to pitch tents, know that there are many other options out there for you. One of the best ones is glamping. You’ll get to enjoy the traditional glamping experience with a twist of luxury near the port city. Go on and continue reading to learn more about the best glamping spots near Portsmouth, UK.

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 May 23, 2024.

1. Fully equipped tent for couples

This classy tent is perfect for couples seeking a relaxing and romantic getaway. During your stay here, you’ll have access to a private bathroom that overlooks the barley field, a charcoal barbecue grill, a table and chairs, board games, books, and several cards that you can play for entertainment. There’s even a parking facility next to the garden that is also available for guests.

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Hursley, England, United Kingdom
26.21 km (16.3 mi) from Creech Wood
100 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tipi 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa and bed are very comfortable
we had a nice and comfortable stay and enjoyed staying somewhere a bit different
the bed is extremely comfortable
breakfast (at additional cost) was delicious and you can tell it was made with quality produce
everything was beautifully clean with everything you could need
everything really clean and the tent is very warm with the indoor fireplace
everything was sparkling clean and she provided extra special touches - prosecco for my boyfriends birthday
she is very friendly and gave quick response when we needed help or advice
really enjoyed the stay host was fantastic
rosy was kind accommodating and just lovely
a stunning place with wonderful hosts highly recommend
host is very helpful and everything you need is there
really nice location and village
a few nice pubs located close by for dinner
a lovely tranquil location and stay
the place is very easy to find and is close to two really good pubs
we had a fantastic time staying at rosy’s place
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2. Safari tent for six (from USD 302)

This tent offers an amazing glamping experience for six guests. Featuring three bedrooms and a bathroom, it is surrounded by nature and is complete with a living area, a wood-burning stove, a full kitchen, and a dining space. You can make use of the barbecue area with a fire bowl that is located on the grassy fields and can host a barbecue party with family or a group of friends.

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Petersfield, Hampshire, United Kingdom
11.49 km (7.2 mi) from Creech Wood
39 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
it was very clean and cozy with the wood burning stove
the tent was lovely and clean and new
everything provided was of top quality and outstandingly clean
buffy was a great host and made sure we had all the essentials and a great stay
buffy was an excellent host very welcoming and helpful
buffy is an excellent host and we can't wait to stay again
we loved the location the setting and the place
it is an easy 1/2 hour walk into the local town and pub
really enjoyed our stay great place for a family holiday or short break
thoroughly recommend this place
the accommodation was perfect really well equipped and in a beautiful location we shall definitely be returning
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3. Homey yurt for small groups (from USD 57)

This homey yurt offers a comfortable stay for four guests in Mongolian Gerr with its basic facilities. During your stay here, you can look across the paddocks and watch the horses as they graze. The yurt is equipped with a toilet and a shower, beddings, and other basic amenities. There’s also access to a shared kitchen, a garden, and free parking facilities. Walking around the tent will give you access to many pathways near the farm.

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Hambledon, England, United Kingdom
3.08 km (2.0 mi) from Creech Wood
75 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we also enjoyed the rustic shower which was nice and hot and the cooking area
accommodation is comfortable however it is basic
the toilet and shower were lovely and clean as was the yurt
a beautiful quiet location for a peaceful getaway
we had a beautiful stay in a gorgeous and peaceful location
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4. Cozy tent near South Downs National Park (from USD 178)

Set in the countryside, near South Downs National Park, “Beechen Glamping” offers a unique experience that you can share with your loved ones. All the basic facilities are provided here for guests’ convenience, such as comfortable beddings, living and dining areas, a small kitchen with basic cooking essentials, a garden, and free parking.

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Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
11.25 km (7.0 mi) from Creech Wood
42 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
clean comfortable friendly and wonderfully unusual
loads of room and clean
the bathroom was clean and there was plenty of hot water for showers
the tents were comfortable and clean
superb host and great accommodation
helpful host and some nice walks/ eating options nearby
trudi and her daughter were so welcoming and kind
trudi was very responsive helpful and easy to interact with
great experience and an amazing location
it was a beautiful location
absolutely great place to get away from it all and de stress
a fantastic place to get back to the wilderness
the location was stunning and plenty of space to play cricket and run the kids around
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5. Pretty pod with kitchen essentials (from USD 159)

You’ll enjoy a wonderful glamping experience at this stylish cabin that is set in Riversdown, next to a 14th-century manor. Overlooking tennis courts and a golf course, the accommodation is private and designed in a shape of a dome. It is modern, exuding a cozy vibe, and it provides a microwave, tea-making facilities, and a coffee maker.

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Warnford, England, United Kingdom
14.79 km (9.2 mi) from Creech Wood
140 reviews   Wifi Available
Dome 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
great to have golf and tennis available and the space is clean and stylish
great host with lots of thoughtful little touches
caroline was the perfect host and we would love to visit again
excellent retreat in the country caroline was super helpful with making the pod extra special for our night away
great stay at a great place caroline was more then helpful with making our stay perfect
very quiet location and brilliant views
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6. Lovely hut for a romantic getaway (from USD 108)

Are you on a hunt for a place that’s ideal for a romantic getaway? Well, this place amidst nature is a great choice for you. When you stay here, you’ll wake up to blissful views of nature. The accommodation is a traditional shepherd’s hut with a modern twist.

The retreat provides a double bed, a fire pit, and a kettle and treats you to beautiful views of the countryside. It also offers a small table and chairs outside. If you want to bring your pets along, you can do so easily, as it is a pet-friendly property.

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Aldsworth, England, United Kingdom
11.76 km (7.4 mi) from Creech Wood
36 reviews   Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a warm friendly welcome and lovely breakfast the next morning
laura also made us the best vegan breakfasts during our stay
breakfast was delicious and nice little touches like marshmallows for the fire and brownies made it extra special
the bed is heavenly with extra blankets and two pillows each plus a cushion
then wake up to a lovely breakfast bought over by the very welcoming laura
we stayed in the two-berth shepherd's hut and found it to be clean simple and very comfortable
lovely location and very clean and well appointed accommodation
very cosy clean with lovely little touches and some great walks right out of the hut
lovely host with great energy
fantastic hosts and wonderful accommodation
laura was a great host and got back to me quickly when i had questions before our stay
laura is a friendly responsive and very helpful host
laura was a great host we had a very relaxing time
beautifully located and extremely quiet
great place to stay secluded beautiful location
easy walking to a variety of places
what an outstanding location - perfect soul food
very quiet full facilities and such a lovely location
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7. Luxury yurt with access to the beach (from USD 140)

Upgrade your camping experience amidst the wilderness by staying at this serene spot. This place is a beautiful glamping location by the beach, perfect for those who’d like to indulge in several outdoor activities. It provides basic bedroom essentials, including a king-sized waterbed, and it also comes with a small kitchen where you can cook delightful meals. Encompassed by nature, the yurt has all the comfort of a home you’ll need for a comfortable stay.

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Emsworth, England, United Kingdom
11.34 km (7.1 mi) from Creech Wood
208 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 0 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast at the deck was delicious
the deck was perfect for breakfast
wonderfully warm nicely lit heated water bed (great fun)
we recommend breakfast and great coffee at the deck and a walk into emsworth for supplies
the waterbed is extremely comfortable and heated
the shower block has a brilliant shower and is very clean
snug clean comfortable but also creatively decorated
marina facilities were excellent including very clean toilets and shower block
the atmosphere was delightful the yurt was clean well appointed and enchanting
comfortable beds clean excellent hosts
andre is a fab host
andre was very friendly and helpful host
great hosts with excellent tips
hosts are incredibly helpful
andre and kim were great informative and helpful hosts
stunning location really unusual
super walk across pontoon into town
beautiful location best italian had for a while?
a perfect location situated within emsworth yacht marina
a fantastic spot a short walk to lovely emsworth and the station
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8. Modern bell tent with a private garden (from USD 191)

A modern bell tent with a private garden, this place is ideal for a small circle of friends or couples who want to escape from the city. You can make use of the off-road parking facility, a shared outdoor patio, a communal kitchen, an utility room, a bathroom, and other basic facilities. During your stay here, you can enjoy the spot to its full potential while building stronger bonds and creating everlasting memories with your loved ones.

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West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
21.7 km (13.5 mi) from Creech Wood
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Tent 4 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
sarah was a very helpful and thoughtful host
sarah is very welcoming and friendly and was quite to respond to all of our questions
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9. An unforgettable glamping experience near Portsmouth

When you go glamping at any of the sites near Portsmouth, you’ll be able to enjoy the calming atmosphere of nature and clear your mind of all the stress from everyday life, so what are you waiting for? Book one of these best glamping spots near the port city and explore the wilderness.

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Eco-friendly hut near Concord Quarries

If you want to make your life more eco-friendly for a change, then start by renting out this shepherd hut in Chichester, England. The place was built using only sustainable materials. There’s electricity provided for added convenience, along with comfortable bedding and a small side table. There are a few attractions near the accommodation. Some of them are Concord Quarries, Mercury Redstone Rocket, and Thunder Bridge.

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Barlavington, England, United Kingdom
32.4 km (20.2 mi) from Creech Wood
67 reviews   Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable hut with outstanding views
amazing hosts and amazing space
geraldine is a fantastic host
they were so kind and helpful providing us with bbq coal etc
everything else is there that we needed and hosts were very welcoming
geraldine was a gracious host for us - we came for a night and loved the cosy hut
such a lovely stay gorgeous location and hospitality
the location is astounding a timeless quiet little corner of sussex
if you want to get away from it all this is a great place to retreat
the hut was absolutely brilliant beautiful location great hosts
the perfect place to escape
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