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Winter is a wonderful time for a getaway and making sure you choose somewhere warm and cosy for your winter glamping break will ensure a comfortable a relaxing stay.

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite glamping stays with style, so read on for 10 of the best UK winter glamping getaways.

1. Little Kestrel Wood Cabin in Aberdovey

Little Kestrel Wood Cabin in Aberdovey

Little Kestrel is a tranquil hideaway close to a spectacular stretch of Welsh coastline, close to Snowdonia National Park. The luxurious accommodation is furnished with an eclectic mix of leather, linen, and velvet and includes a wood burning stove to keep you nice and toasty. Prices start at £130 per night.

Book Little Kestrel Aberdovey at Quality Unearthed

2. Beaver’s Lodge Safari Tent in Devon

Beaver's Lodge Safari Tent Devon Glamping

Fancy glamping in an enormous safari tent with bathroom, kitchen, comfy beds and wood burning range and your very own wood fired hot tub? How about a location that’s just a few miles inland from the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast? You get all this and much more at Beaver’s Lodge in Devon. Prices start at £398 for a 7 night stay.

Book Beaver’s Lodge Safari Tent at Classic Glamping.

3. Shirley Shepherds Hut Glamping in the Peak District

Shirley Shepherds Hut Glamping Peak District

Set in the beautiful south-west Peak District near Leek and Buxton, this shepherds hut provides a cute and cosy interior complete with wood burner, making it feel like a mini cottage. To make you feel that bit closer to nature, the hut is off-grid and includes an en-suite composting loo. Prices start at £65 per night.

Book Shirley Shepherds Hut Glamping Peak District at Quality Unearthed

4. Ettrick Valley Yurts on the Scottish Borders

Ettrick Valley Yurts Scottish Borders

Enjoy stunning views from this small exclusive site, staying in one of a handful of yurts which will sleep up to 6 people. There’s a wood burning stove to keep you toasty, as well as a gas burner, grill and everything you need for a comfortable stay. Prices start at £85 per night.

Book Ettrick Valley Yurts Scottish Borders at Cool Camping

5. Kittiwake Cabin in Argyll & Bute

Kittiwake Cabin in Argyll & Bute

Built by a wood sculptor, this gorgeous and quirky little cabin is perfect for a romantic getaway. There’s a gas hob, wood burning stove and your very own composting loo as well as a big comfy bed to snuggle up in. Prices start at £90 per night.

Book Kittiwake Cabin in Argyll & Bute at Canopy & Stars

6. The Wee Houf in Perthshire

THE WEE HOWF PERTHSHIRE GLAMPING

This romantic cabin for two is well insulated and includes a wood burning stove, there’s no power though, so if it’s total off-grid isolation you’re looking for, this is the one to go for. We love the star gazing window, which means you can lie in bed and gaze up at the stars as you nod off. From £250 for a 2 night stay.

Book The Wee Houf on Huts & Cabins

7. Plush Tents Glamping in Chichester

Plush Tents Glamping in Chichester

Plush Tents is an award winning, sustainable yurt village nestled in the South Downs. Here you’ll find warm and cosy yurts complete with hot showers, nice toilets, Egyptian cotton linen, fluffy pillows and of course a wood burning stove, crucial for cosy winter glamping!

Book Plush Tents Glamping Chichester on Expedia

8. The Glamping Orchard near Gloucester

The Glamping Orchard near Gloucester

This quirky restored 1950s glamping caravan combines quality and luxury. Cosy up in front of the wood burner and enjoy the generous living space. The kitchen includes a cooker, hob, grill and fridge and there’s your very own private bath house just 25 yards away with a unique, wood-fired shower, sink and a private composting loo. Prices start at £145.52 per night.

Book The Glamping Orchard Caravan on Glamping Hub

9. Wild Wellingtons Glamping in West Wales

Wild Wellingtons Glamping in West Wales

Cromen Glan Môr glamping dome is situated in a meadow and sleeps 4-5 people with a king size bed, 2 singles and a travel cot if required. The four poster bed takes pride of place in the centre of the room and sits opposite the window to make the most of the panoramic views of Welsh hills, mountains, pasture and skies. Priced from £195.00 for 3 nights.

Book Wild Wellingtons Glamping

10. Love2stay Glamping in Shropshire

Love2stay Glamping In Shropshire

At Love2stay in Shropshire you can get away from the daily stresses of life without having to rough it. Luxuriate in your own private hot tub before climbing into a proper bed. The glamping tent interiors are truly stunning and there’s even Yoga, Pilates and Meditation Classes to enjoy. Bliss! Prices start from £420 for 3 nights.

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Wigwam Holidays Brecon

Where did we go?

Wigwam® Holidays, Brecon
Cilgwyn
LD3 9ND

Tel: 01874636387 / 07811350573
Web: www.wigwamholidays.com

Need to know

  • From £85 per night for 2 people
  • Arrivals between 2pm and 6pm, departure by 11am
  • Cabins all have heating and electricity
  • Running water deluxe cabins sleep up to 4 people and include a kitchen and bathroom
  • Bedding is not provided but is an optional extra
  • Take your own saucepans for cooking
  • Dogs are welcome
  • On site recycling bins provided
  • Don’t forget coals for the barbecue/firepit
  • No phone signal at all on most networks, WiFi available for a fee

Wigwam Holidays Galmping in Brecon, Wales

The accommodation

We arrive at Wigwam Holidays, Brecon after work one balmy Friday evening following a hectic week. Having already exchanged emails with owner Rebecca, we know which of the 6 cabins we’ve been allocated and head straight over to it.

Wigwam Holidays Galmping in Brecon, WalesOur very own private hot tub which proved to be blissfully relaxing

Pulling up outside the cabin we’re eager to get out of the car and have a stretch and are immediately struck by the sense of stillness and peace. All we can hear are the gentle reassuring sounds of nature as the last of the daylight warms our faces.

We start unpacking and are greeted by Gavin who gives us a warm welcome and explains how to operate and take care of the hot tub, a beautiful wood-fired beast that looks mighty inviting, even more so after several hours stuck inside the car.

Inside, the cabin feels light and airy, and I’m reminded of just how spacious and well-appointed this particular style of Wigwam cabin is, providing even more space than I remember having stayed in several different, and much smaller cabins in recent months.

Inside the cabin

As well as finding our bed made and a pile of fresh fluffy towels waiting for us it’s impossible to ignore the enormous homemade chocolate and strawberry cake taking centre stage on the table. We continue making ourselves at home, finding a use for almost every storage nook and cranny then I start to fill the fridge. Delighted, I find a nicely chilled bottle of Prosecco waiting inside, which of course I immediately open, my intention being to finish it in the hot tub a little later on (an objective I proudly achieve).

The kitchen and bathroom inside the cabin

On site

The site itself is glorious, like an oasis in the rolling countryside set within the grounds of a working farm, surrounded on all sides by woods, endless green fields and hills. The site is the ideal place for children to scamper around carefree and safely. There’s an open grassy area for ball games, easily visible from every cabin so parents can keep a watchful eye on their offspring as they do what kids should be free to do more of.

Wigwam Holidays Brecon

There are 6 Wigwam cabins on site, all of them ensuite, 2 of which have their own wood-fired hot tubs. Each cabin has it’s own gravel patio area containing a wooden picnic bench and firepit/barbecue along with solar powered path lights and a homely planter of flowers.

Ponies from the adjacent farm openly grazing

Out and about

I visited the area a couple of years ago with my daughter and was keen to go back to lovely Llangorse Lake for a paddle, so after a lazy Saturday morning which involved another dip in the still-surprising hot hot tub and reading languidly in the sunshine with an enormous bowl of granola, we set off for the lake.

Kayaking on Llangorse LakeKayaking on Llangorse Lake

It takes around half an hour to get to Llangorse lake from Wigwam Holidays, Brecon, and it’s a lovely place to take to the water. We hire kayaks and spend a wonderful couple of hours out on the lake in blazing sunshine. If kayaking isn’t your thing, SUP and rowing boat hire is also available at the lake, but if taking to the water really doesn’t appeal there’s plenty to see and do in the region.

Having researched the area before we arrived, I was aware of nearby Llangorse Multi Activity Centre, and had noted down the postcode intending to make use of the indoor climbing centre there in case of bad weather. As luck would have it though, the sun never stops shining the whole time we are there.

Book shop in Ross on WyeThe quaintest most ‘book shop’ looking book shop I’ve ever seen in Ross on Wye

The popular peak of Pen y Fan is also close by, and had we the luxury of more time, we’d definitely have headed for the hills. Alas this was but a flying visit, albeit it an intensely relaxing and renewing one.

We decide to stop in picturesque Ross on Wye on our way home for a bite to eat and to bimble along the banks of the river Wye in the sunshine, in a desperate bid to delay the return home and hold on to the feeling of content relaxation that has crept over us both.

Ross on Wye

Ross on WyeWild flowers snapped whilst wandering down the riverside in Ross on Wye

The verdict

Friendly owners Rebecca and Gavin have got the attention to detail just right, and even though on our visit the site had only been open a month, everything appeared to be running smoothly. The cabins are truly luxurious, more like a miniature log-cabin than the ubiquitous basic timber pods that have popped up at so many campsites, and the addition of the wood-fired hot tub made the stay extra special (and super romantic!).

Wigwam Holidays Galmping in Brecon, Wales

The countryside location is simply stunning and because Brecon is 1 of just 9 Dark Sky Zones in the world, the night sky is breath-taking. You truly know relaxation when you are sat next to a loved one in a hot tub, a glass of Prosecco in your hand and an endlessly twinkly array of stars looking down on you.

With heaps of things to do within a short drive from the site, for us, Wigwam Holidays Brecon ticks every single box and we couldn’t have wished for more enjoyable or relaxing stay.

Highlights

  • Arriving to find some lovely thoughtful extras waiting for us
  • Taking every opportunity to make the most of the wood-fired hot tub – a definite win and well worth the premium
  • Romantic, relaxed evenings soundtracked by nature
  • The big comfy bed, lovely ensuite, compact yet functional kitchen and enormous fluffy towels
  • Finding ourselves so relaxed that it was gone 11pm on Saturday night before we cooked over the firepit and ate dinner under the stars
  • Kayaking together for the first time in the sunshine on Llangorse Lake
  • Strolling down the side of the river Wye and spending far too much money in the book shop there

Prices start from £85 per night for a deluxe cabin sleeping up to 4 people.

You can stay in a deluxe cabin with a private wood-fired hot tub from £140 per night.

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Wigwam Holidays Brecon Glamping Review

Thank you to Wigwam Holidays who invited us to stay.