Glamping in Lancashire and the Lake District

PUBLISHED: 20:18 08 July 2015 | UPDATED: 08:57 09 July 2015

If the great outdoors aren't really your thing, perhaps glamping is a happy compromise

If the great outdoors aren't really your thing, perhaps glamping is a happy compromise

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Discover glamping with a Lancashire edge, stay in some of the most luxurious sites around in the picturesque Lancashire country side.

I personally have never been much of a camper, but I was hard pressed to say no to a stay so luxurious, when looking at some of the cosy tents, lodges and pods carefully located around the evergreen county of Lancashire.

The simplicity of camping may not be for everyone but glamping certainly comes close. Style, comfort, electricity, beds, duvets and more await at some of the county’s favourite glamping locations.


The Golden Ball Hotel at Snatchems – Camping Pods
The Golden Ball Hotel has recently added three luxury pods to their site, accommodating 2 adults and up to 3 small children. These camping pods are located on the banks of the River Lune in Lancashire offering fantastic views and a quaint country pub right on its doorstep.

Box Tree Farm - Camping Cabins
Experience the camping cabins at Box Tree Farm, situated perfectly for fishing fanatics in the farm’s 6 peg carp pond, sightseeing around Ingleton and meeting some lovely animals right here at Box Tree Farm.

Lantern and Larks – Bleasdale Lancashire
Stay in a spacious three bedroom canvas tent in Lantern and Larks’ Bleasdale location. This fully furnished outdoor haven is equipped with a wood-burning stove and a cosy sofa to enjoy with all the family on those chilly evenings.

Wild in Style – Lake Coniston & Windermere
Wild in Style offers two Lake District locations with a selection of accommodation available including Yurts, Geodomes and Moroccan style Berber tents. Turn your stay into a luxurious break with reflexology specialists available to come to you exclusively at the Windermere location.

Camping and Caravanning Club
The Windermere location enjoys oodles of little luxuries including hot showers, real cosy beds, the breathtaking tranquillity of the lakes and an outdoor play area.

Insideout Camping
Stay in a fully furnished Yurt at the campsite in Borrowdale Valley near Keswick. This cosy yurt features raised wooden floors and Moroccan rugs to keep warm. Expect a perfect night-in here as the treasure chest is full games.

Ream Hills Caravan Park – Helicopter stay
Visit Ream Hills Caravan Park and stay in their specially converted Lynx Helicopter. An extreme adventure on the outside with a cosy interior, this Lynx Helicopter stay certainly offers something new. Enjoy WIFI, a flat screen TV and a patio with tables and chairs.

Stanley Villa Farm Camping
These dazzling lakeside pods are located on the site of Fylde Trout Fishery and are both child and pet friendly. Stanley Villa Farm is equipped for traditional camping activities, complete with firepits, BBQ’s and allows for campfires.

Tattershall Lakes
Tattershall Lakes provide quirky bell tents with expertly styled interior and a cosy English country flare. You can look forward to a complimentary ‘Welcome breakfast pack’ and a selection of onsite activities including, swimming, gym, jet skiing and luxury spa treatments.


And if you’re interested in owning your own glam lodge…


Cartmel Lodge Park
When it comes to home comforts, Cartmel Lodge Park knows best, providing lodges unique to each customer. Visit the website for more info.

Park Leisure - Ribble Valley
Located deep in the heart of Lancashire’s Ribble Valley, purchase a holiday lodge in Ribble Valley’s picturesque landscapes. The park offers not only scenic views but also a perfectly central location for the perfect holiday. Visit the website for more info.


Do you have a favourite glamping park that wasn’t mentioned in this list? Comment below or tweet us at @Lancashirelife and let us know!

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