If you have a dog and you love adventures in the big outdoors, then the latest must-try is dog friendly glamping. From weekend glamping breaks to glamping holidays with hot tubs, it’s the perfect way to have some time away with your pet in a property that will give you something to talk about when you get home. The world of glamping opens up an amazing world of possibilities – as our top 10 Glamping with dog sites will prove. So whether you are looking for camping pods, dog friendly yurts, wigwam holidays or safari tent holidays – we’ve even found converted railway carriages – there’s something for all tastes and budgets. Read on for some glamping inspiration and great holiday ideas to look forward to in 2021 from Quality Unearthed.
Apple Blossom Hut, Glastonbury
You don’t need a sheep dog to enjoy this charming little shepherds hut, which is nestled in a corner of a traditional Glastonbury farm – one, well-behaved dog of any breed is welcome! (So long as they’re good around other animals.) This is the perfect pad from which you and your four-legged friend can explore the surrounding countryside and the nearby town. It is beautifully designed with all the basics and you’ll be served tea and cakes by the owners when you arrive.
For Glastonbury music festival fans, this is the perfect spot to enjoy the festival and experience its mesmerising mix of musicians, arts, crafts and much more.
If you fancy a break from cooking, The nearby Red Lion pub in West Pennard is only a short walk from the site and offers a great selection of home-cooked meals and refreshing local ales and beers.
Prices from £70 per night.
To check availability and pricing, simply visit their website.
Cottontail Dog Friendly Glamping, Yorkshire
Insulated with the wool of local sheep and located on a lovely farm, this picture-perfect shepherds hut will be a wonderful base from which you and your dog can explore the beautiful Yorkshire Countryside (2 guests and 1 dog allowed). You won’t have to rough it as everything has been designed for relaxation and comfort – from the lovely ‘built-in’ beds to the en-suite bathroom. Close to the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the Vale of Mowbray, this little gem puts you in the heart of some of the best dog-walking country in the world.
If you fancy a spot of fishing, there is a well-established two-acre coarse fishing lake next to the shepherds hut with grass carp; roach; golden and green tench; barbell and chub.
If you don’t want to catch your own dinner, there are plenty of nearby eateries within walking and driving distance offering a great selection of dining options and further afield you have the busier and popular towns of Ripon, Harrogate and York to explore.
Prices from £106 per night.
Visit their website for availability.
Caledonian Escape – Highlands Glamping, Scotland
With four bedrooms and enough room for 12 guests and up to 3 dogs this is perhaps the ultimate Highland glamping destination for when you’re thinking big and planning a real adventure with friends and family. Inspired by Canadian log cabins, and built of Red Cedar logs, this spectacular retreat is only 50m from the shores of Loch Garry and enjoys a beautiful woodland setting surrounded by stunning Highland scenery. Everything is designed with rustic luxury in mind – from the hot tub on the wooden deck, gas fired BBQ, pizza oven and fire-pit with grill to the cabin’s beautiful furnishings. Imagine yourself after a day’s walk with your dog, both relaxing in front of the cabin’s toasty wood-burning stove. Bliss!
This Caledonian escape provides the perfect glamping holiday for large groups.
Prices from £565 per night.
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Morlo Cabins, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Does your pooch have their sea legs? If they do, then why not check out one of the four floating cabins that are moored in a lovely marina on the Milford Haven waterfront (each has room for two guests and one dog). You’ll be in the heart of the bustling waterfront community, and close to lots of shops, restaurants and art galleries. You’ll also be close to the beautiful beaches of Broad Haven, Marloes, Barafundle Bay and Newgale not to mention the breathtaking countryside of the Pembrokeshire coast.
All Cabin guests receive a welcome gift of handmade chocolates from Trwffl, as well as a complimentary £10 voucher to be used in participating restaurants and cafes at Milford Waterfront.
From £80 per night.
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Honeysuckle Hut, Norfolk
Norfolk is a lovely place to take a dog – the countryside is perfect for long walks under great open skies. Honeysuckle Hut, a bespoke shepherds hut which has room for two guests and one well-behaved dog, is the perfect glamping holiday home in miniature and a great starting point for all your Norfolk adventures. Located in a woodland glade, which has an abundance of nature for you to see, it also gives you access to a shared heated swimming pool, and comes complete with a BBQ for you to cook up a feast.
This is a great dog friendly glamping holiday destination for couples and young families. Stretch your lets on the the nearest beach, a short 6 mile drive or enjoy a leisurely stroll through the pretty market town of Holt with its cafes and local shops, pubs and convenience stores.
From £90 per night.
Arrange your next glamping break and visit the website to check dates and availability.
Shepherds Bliss, Dog Friendly Glamping in Devon
With absolutely stunning views over the Devon Countryside, Shepherds Bliss couldn’t be better named. This two-person shepherds hut, which welcomes one well-behaved dog, combines country charm with a luxury glamping experience, courtesy of its 67-jet hot-tub, and shared Scandinavian barrel sauna. Close to the Blackdown Hills, the destination offers a host of wonderful walks and lots of quaint villages to discover in addition to a wide variety of attractions including Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks as well as the many miles of magnificent Devonshire Coast – perfect for your next dog friendly adventure.
This glamping holiday home is perfectly equipped for a self-catering break and boasts an en-suite shower room, TV and luxury soft bed and fully equipped kitchen. Outdoors it has its own BBQ fire-pit with built-in pizza oven, the perfect spot to enjoy an al fresco dining experience.
Prices from £170 per night.
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Fernleaf Roundhouse, Glamping in Cornwall
Looking for something that combines adventure and luxury? Check out this dog friendly roundhouse with hot tubs at Fernleaf in Cornwall. Offering room for four guests and a dog, it’s perfect for a unique family break or a romantic weekend. The roundhouse comes complete with a luxury en-suite bathroom and outdoor and indoor cooking spaces. The glamping site on which it’s located is near Bude, one of the UK’s most popular coastal holiday destinations, and you’ll find a wonderful range of seaside walks and beaches to enjoy with your four-legged friend. The beautiful Sandymouth Bay is only 5 mins away.
Guests will also benefit from the site’s communal facilities, including a games room, TV room, communal campfire and outdoor pizza oven.
For outdoor adventures there are plenty of activities including
fishing, golfing, surfing and a variety of other watersports.
Prices from £83 per night.
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Let’s Glamp Retro Queen, Cardigan Bay, Wales
Do you and your pooch love everything ‘70s and retro? If you do, then you’ll really dig this amazing glamping site in Cardigan Bay. Pick the curvy Retro Queen LodgePod and you’ll be able to enjoy groovy style and a stunning landscape full of wildflowers. Your backdrop will be the rolling hills of the colourful Ceredigion countryside (the blue-flag beaches of the region’s coast are also close by). With space for up to six people and one pet, the Queen Pod can be booked with its own wood-fired hot tub. Most importantly, it also has a lava lamp!
Nearby attractions include:
- Jane Beck Welsh Blankets (Shop)
- Caws Teifi Cheese/Da Mhile Distillery
- New Quay Honey Farm
- Moriath Glass Glass landscapes & jewellery
- Internal Fire Museum of Power
- National Wood Museum
Plenty of activities to be enjoyed by all.
Prices from £115 per night.
Start planning your next glamping dog friendly break and visit the website for further details.
Ninks Wagon, Railway Carriage Glamping Break, Shropshire
The website for this unique glamping huts asks: ‘Ever wanted to run away with the Circus?’ That’s because Ninks Wagon is a genuine 1920’s vintage Showman’s wagon and its authentic interior is simply stunning. Providing room for two guest and their dog it is a true ‘palace on wheels’. Located in amongst 60 acres of sweeping, tranquil grounds it is the perfect locations from which to explore the beautiful Shropshire countryside.
This delightful wagon is divided into three rooms – a dinky kitchen with quaint cupboards and a vintage stove, albeit it’s just for show these days but certainly adds to the quirkiness! To preserve the wagon’s antique interior cooking facilities have been kept minimal with a kettle, microwave and toaster providing the basics, however, an outdoor BBQ provides the perfect opportunity to explore alfresco dining. Next door is the panelled sitting room with original cupboards and cut glass mirrors – the perfect spot to unwind with a book or board game. Finally the cosy bedroom with its raised bed is a great place to drift off for a peaceful sleep. All bedding is provided. A few meters away from this glamping carriage is a heated cabin complete with hot shower, WC and sink. Towels are provided.
Outdoors, you can spend time in the garden and relax in the patio furniture huddled round the fire brazier / BBQ. There are 60 acres of grounds to explore including a small lake and plenty of wildlife and horses to watch.
Prices from £90 per night.
A unique glamping experience, visit their website for further information.
Tey Brook Orchard, Essex
This is a dog-friendly option for those looking to super-size their pooch get-a-way. With room for 20 guests and six dogs, the mix of quirky properties at Tey Brook Orchard will cater for your needs no matter how big your plans. Located in amongst apple trees and native woodland in a beautiful corner of rural Colchester, the collection of huts, tents and other accommodation sits at an historic spot where the Roman River converges with the Tey Brook.
This is a great area for outdoor activities with the flatlands of Essex providing the perfect terrain for cyclists. The nearby Gosfield lake offers fishing, water skiing and even banana boats!
Prices from £1350 per night.
Perfect for large groups, start planning your next glamping holiday and visit their website for availability and further information.
These are just a few of the great glamping holidays offered from Quality Unearthed. Why not take a moment to browse the full range of dog friendly glamping holidays (and more) on their website.