10 Best Glamping Spots In St. Ives, England - Updated 2024

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Want to go on a holiday, but you’re not sure where to go? Visit the lovely seaside town of St. Ives in Cornwall, UK. Surrounded by the Celtic Sea, St. Ives is known as the best seaside town in the country. Aside from the lovely sea breeze, St. Ives also offers plenty of stunning nature views. If you are looking to enjoy some delicious food while you marvel at breathtaking sea views, you can visit Porthminster Beach. You can also head to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden to explore some artistic displays and learn the interesting history of the place. If you want an accommodation that can allow you to stay close to nature, scroll down for the best glamping spots in St. Ives, 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 February 07, 2024.

1. Comfortable tent by the lake (from USD 159)

This quaint little vacation home is perfect for two guests looking to stay close to nature. It is located in a secluded spot near the lake. This accommodation can allow guests to witness gorgeous sunset views. Despite the chilly evenings and cold weather, guests can be ensured a cozy stay, with warm earth-tone interiors, underfloor heating, and a log burner. The place also offers WiFi and a kitchen for the guests’ convenience. With free parking on the premises, guests will not have to worry about their cars. There is even a dedicated workspace for guests who need to catch up on some work during their stay.

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Leedstown, United Kingdom
28.62 km (17.8 mi) from Land's End
73 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful bathroom and underfloor heating
the bathroom yurt with double bath is fabulous
the bed is extremely comfortable
we loved waking up and having our breakfast over the lake
it's very cosy and sweet clean and with a small kitchen that is really useful
thank you so much to our hosts for their amazing hospitality :)
ruth and jim are wonderful hosts
ruth and jim were great hosts and really helpful
ruth and jim are lovely hosts
you'll love the yurt and ruth and the family are so accommodating and welcoming
the location is bang in the middle of cornwall providing easy access to everywhere
perfect location for a unique stay in cornwall
perfect accommodation in a beautiful location
it’s such a beautiful location
wonderful location fantastic yurt with everything you could need for a glamping break
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2. Cozy glamping tent with heating (from USD 101)

Situated near sandy beaches in Cornwall, this cozy glamping tent has heating and an indoor fireplace to keep you warm on colder nights. With two spacious bedrooms, the place can accommodate up to six guests. It has a refrigerator where guests can store their meals and beverages. The rental also features a spacious garden, allowing guests to enjoy some marvelous views outside. Located in a rural meadow, this lovely tent can surely provide its guests with an unforgettable vacation experience.

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Crowlas, England, United Kingdom
20.99 km (13.1 mi) from Land's End
111 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 6 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and sofa bed and bedding was super comfy loved the duvets - super cosy
had all you needed to hand and the usb ports were a welcome bonus
as described great outdoor spaces away from tv and internet
extra facilities like fridge freezer etc
very spacious warm bedding fun shower and area is beautiful beyond expectations
it's clean and comfortable
the composting toilet and shower were simple but very functional and clean
the tents were clean and cosy for our family of four and dog
very clean well presented lovely location
the tent was clean comfy and had all things you need to feel like at home
host was easily contactable
phil was a good host and very helpful
phil was helpful throughout our stay
phil was a great host and the tents were great
warm welcome from our host phil
excellent location peace and quiet
great location to explore west cornwall from
nice location if you have access to private vehicle
very nice location and great setup for glamping
great outdoors holiday in a beautiful location
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3. Pleasant riverside yurt with a kitchen

This riverside yurt for five has a full kitchen, making it convenient for guests to prepare delicious meals. The accommodation has a burner, and two baskets of logs can be provided by the host. There is WiFi, so you can stay connected during your stay. You can explore the beautiful area, with a bridge near the river. Visitors are also welcome to enjoy outdoor activities like fishing.

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Troon, England, United Kingdom
32.83 km (20.4 mi) from Land's End
62 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
extremely clean and emma was very friendly and helpful
outstanding lovely space with superb care taken by the host over every single detail
emma and john are fantastic hosts and were always available for questions help or advice
fantastic hosts comfortable beds lovely sounds of the river
emma was a great host very helpful especially with things to do around the area
emma was warm welcoming and informative
it is in a great location for exploring both country and coast
had a lovely break away & the location & accommodation was magical for our children
if you want to experience your very own little corner of rural paradise this is the place to stay
if you want peace and quiet this is the place to stay
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4. Luxurious tent with a well-equipped kitchen (from USD 75)

This luxurious tent is ideal for couples looking to get away from the city. Nestled in the heart of West Penwith, this lotus-shaped tent has a tranquil ambiance. There is a kitchen with a refrigerator, dishes, and other cooking basics. It is also near beautiful beaches, so you won’t have to travel far to enjoy a relaxing swim. There is no WiFi and electricity, so you can surely enjoy a peaceful break during your stay.

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Paul, England, United Kingdom
10.48 km (6.6 mi) from Land's End
52 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge very comfortable bed with all the amenities for an amazing glamorous glamping experience
with all the necessary facilities located in the laundry room the place is very comfortable
susie was a great host
susie was super helpful and a great host
susie and her family are great hosts
susie is amazing so friendly and hospitable
we enjoyed the friendly chats with them and their other guests on site
this a wonderful belle tent in the perfect location to see cornwall
a beautiful tent in an amazing location and truly truly lovely hosts
good location to travel out to different areas of cornwall each day
beautiful location really private and in a great spot to reach a lot of the local area
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5. Warm yurt for two (from USD 94)

This beautiful yurt is perfect for couples who want to experience nature at its finest. The amenities of the yurt include a kitchenette, a fridge, and cookware. With a table and seating outside, you can enjoy al fresco dining while admiring the stunning scenery. With a lake nearby, you can enjoy a refreshing dip. It has a dome-like roof decorated with some fairy lights, perfect for a romantic evening.

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Nancledra, England, United Kingdom
18.37 km (11.5 mi) from Land's End
96 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we highly recommend this place for a getaway immersed in nature but with comfortable accommodation
the bed is more comfortable than many hotels i have stayed in
the bed is also very warm and comfortable so we never got cold in the night
the yurt was beautifully clean and included everything needed for a comfortable stay ie
the yurt itself is spacious exceptionally clean and very comfortable with lots of quirky additions
alan & julie were the perfect hosts
julie and alan were perfect hosts
julie and alan were excellent hosts
alan and julie are truly first-class hosts
from the moment we booked to stay at the yurt they were responsive helpful and very friendly
situated in a beautiful location with super easy access to st ives or penzance
amazing place and in great location will definitely be going back
fantastic place to stay and ideal base to explore the surounding areas
what a great place quite remote but oh so peaceful
the location is just wonderful the countryside around is breathtaking and the yurt is so private and peaceful
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6. Spacious yurt with stunning views (from USD 112)

This spacious yurt surrounded by lush green trees can offer amazing nature and sunset views. With one bedroom, the yurt can house up to four people. It has a communal toilet for guests’ convenience. This rental features a full kitchen with a microwave, stove, and other cooking essentials, so you can easily prepare your meals. Its accessible location makes it ideal for guests who want to enjoy relaxing walks to explore the sandy beaches.

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Rosudgeon, England, United Kingdom
20.83 km (13.0 mi) from Land's End
81 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
great area and the campsite is small friendly and clean
shared showers and toilets where fine (new and clean)
the yurt was clean spacious fully equipped and in a great location
adam and bibba were great hosts the site has a really great chilled vibe would definitely go back
magical place & great hosts
we will definitely stay again perfect location
beautiful setting 5-10 walk to the beach
luxurious ‘glamping’ close to coastal path and short walk to lovely quiet sandy beach
a great site brilliant yurt fab location all with updated 2020 facilities
what a stunning place to stay
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7. Roomy yurt for four (from USD 83)

Located along the coastline and between Perranuthnoe cliff and Prussia Cove, this roomy yurt can offer a comfortable vacation experience. The homey rental can accommodate a group of four. Aside from its usual amenities such as the communal toilet and small kitchen unit, guests can also rent the barbecue grill and fire pit. To complete the idyllic experience, guests can opt to enjoy their meals at the picnic tables while they gaze at the boats passing by the mesmerizing seas.

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Rosudgeon, England, United Kingdom
20.75 km (12.9 mi) from Land's End
66 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the facilities were all kept super clean and well managed with distancing measures in place
a clean thoughtfully-cared-for campsite in a gorgeous location
hosts are friendly and ensured our stay was comfortable
adam and bibba are excellent hosts and the yurt was such a lovely space to stay in
the hosts were so responsive they got back to anything we asked within minutes
our hosts were really warm and kind we couldn’t have been happier with our stay
from brief chats with them on the site adam and bibba were very friendly and lovely
the location is wonderful with a beautiful rocky beach within walking distance
location is great right next to the cost path
simply the most amazing location
wow what a great place fantastic location and a small friendly site
we would love to return in the summer and enjoy this fab place in the sunshine
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8. Charming bell tent with free parking

This beautiful glamping bell tent is the perfect glamping spot for solo travelers and couples. There is a warm indoor pool that guests can use. There is no private bathroom available on site, but the shower and bath are just a couple of minutes away. Cooking and kitchen essentials can be provided for convenience. The bell tent is also near beautiful spots in St. Ives, so make sure to visit local landmarks like St. Michael’s Mount, which is only 15 minutes away from the place.

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Marazion, England, United Kingdom
19.21 km (12.0 mi) from Land's End
5 reviews  
Tent 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
really great staff always on hand to help
the hospitality was incredible always warm and friendly
accommodation/staff were first class with some lovely extras when glamping
beautiful location so close the centre of marizion and easy access to so many other attractions
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9. Beautiful bell tent for two

Surrounded by lush woodland, forests, and breathtaking cerulean ocean waters, this bell tent is one of the best glamping spots in St. Ives. It is designed with candle chandeliers and handcrafted furniture. The luxurious tent offers a wood burner, transportable stove, fridge, and cooking essentials to ensure a convenient and comfortable stay. If you are up for some outdoor activities, you can try surfing, coasteering, surfing, and kayaking.

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St Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
21.9 km (13.7 mi) from Land's End
156 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we took a small camping table as well for a bit of extra worktop space which was useful
it was perfect - comfortable clean amazing views and the whole area had a really lovely atmosphere
the bed is a proper bed and super comfy and the tent was well stocked with everything we needed
chilled clean everything you need
the lodge was really cosy clean and comfy
such an awesome time in this clean cute and cosy bell tent
the bathroom is outside (not too far) but it is very clean and nicely decorated
ives high street - the showers and toilets were so clean (and i’m a clean freak)
the hosts were very friendly and made us feel welcome and we would definitely visit again
jayce was a great host and himself and his family were always around if we needed them
all the best to jayce hannah and dale who were incredible hosts and very friendly and accommodating
hosts were really lovely and welcoming and checked up on us to ensure we were comfortable
jayce and family very welcoming and friendly
great location just a short walk from town
it's easy walking distance to st
very easy walk to st
amazing stay in an amazing location
fantastic tent in a great location
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10. Homey yurt with an indoor fireplace

This lovely accommodation can fit two guests. With cozy interior designs, guests can surely feel comfortable inside the yurt. They can also have access to the custom-built kitchen that leads to the garden. The tent has no electricity and WiFi, which makes it perfect for those who want to embrace nature. It is located near Gwithian Beach, allowing guests to marvel at stunning sea views.

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Gwinear, United Kingdom
28.9 km (18.0 mi) from Land's End
40 reviews  
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
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had a lovely relaxing time away no wifi or electricity was fabulous
the toilet and kitchen is excellent as well
the yert was exactly as advertised and was comfortable cosy and a fantastic place to stay
the yurt was clean and the bathroom was great
tish costa and their 2 dogs were great hosts and have created the most amazing home from home
trish was lovely friendly and a great host
tish and costa are two lovely souls and you couldn't ask for nicer hosts
tish and costa are very friendly hosts
tish and costa were great hosts who couldn't have helped more
also great location to explore cornwall from
this is a perfect place to stay to get away from everything
the area was also near and easy access to beautiful place that wanted to go
the place is perfect when you want to be away from the city
we had a good time in tish place
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Experience a secluded holiday in St. Ives

Take a break from the chaos of city life by visiting St. Ives. With vast forests, woodlands, beaches, and cliffs, St. Ives is the perfect vacation destination for travelers looking to stay close to nature. Check out the best glamping spots in St. Ives, UK, and enjoy an unforgettable experience.

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