7 of the best UK glamping sites for a romantic couple's escape


If you've spent lockdown in a busy family home, or simply fancy a change of scenery, a luxurious glamping getaway for two could be just what the doctor ordered. Whether you and your partner are looking to get away from it all among golden beaches, hidden forests or beautiful coasts, these seven glamping locations offer as much romance as escapism. Britain offers an abundance of awe-inspiring natural and cultural treasures, which are enticing more and more of us to book a couple's staycations in the UK.

The team at LuggageHero has handily shared its favourite UK glamping destinations perfect for couples looking for a romantic escape, from luxurious shepherd's huts to cool cabins. We've already started packing... Happy (serene) holidays...

Looking for a family holiday? See the UK's best campsites for a family getaway here. 1 Choo Choo Moo, Norfolk, East Anglia

For a remote grown-up glamping experience situated in traditional farm meadows in the heart of Alburgh, Choo Choo Moo campsite is the desired destination. Consisting of two lovingly-restored railway carriages fitted with a small kitchen, gas hob, sink with running water, cooking cutlery, shower and toilet included. The self-catering lodge is the perfect all-season spot, in spring you can catch a glimpse of Broads National Park birdlife, or head down in summer to relax on Southwold Pier.

Book on for autumn to catch the harvest at Flint Vineyard, or plan a winter break and browse the stalls of Norwich Christmas markets and sit by the cosy campfire. Local attractions: Grain Brewery 10 min walk, Flint Vineyard 15 minute bike ride, Harleston 10 minute drive, Norwich castle & Museum and Cathedral 15 miles, Southwold 20 miles. Top features: Dogs allowed; firepit & BBQ; bikes available; adults only

2 Hickling Campsite, Hickling, Norfolk While a night in a hotel might sound a treat, nothing screams romance more than cosying up around a campsite, toasting marshmallows and gazing at the stars together. That's why Hickling Campsite is the most amazing couples getaway.

Situated on the edge of Norfolk Broads National Park, the huts offer a base for exploring everything the location has to offer, from secluded beach walks to boat trips around the nature reserve. The Hickling on-site kitchen serves up fresh coffee and local produce including freshly-baked pastries and cakes. Local attractions: National Nature Reserve, canoes and dinghies hire, boat tours of wildlife reserve, Sea Palling beach 3.5 miles, Waxham Beach 4 miles

Top features: Firepits; fully equipped kitchen; onsite freezer; showers and washing area. 3 Ockeridge Rural Retreats, Worcestershire If you want to experience the countryside in style then Ockeridge Rural Retreats located in rural Worcestershire is the glamping spot for you.

A trio of stunningly luxurious shepherd huts and a log cabin set on the edge of a horse paddock, it boasts picturesque views. Ockeridge huts are the definition of glamping, as you can indulge in the camping experience in true comfort: insulated warmth, private kitchen facilities, guaranteed good night's sleep and hassle-free travel. Local attractions: Local fisheries 1 mile, Witely Court 2 miles, Worcester city centre 6 miles, Tudor House Museum, Malvern Hills 10 miles, The Severn Valley Railway 8 miles.

Top features: Private outside seating area; individual toilets; comfortable bed; couples-only cabin available. 4 Wixoldbury Farm Glamping, Gloucestershire, Wickwar Take a break from reality in the remote countryside of Gloucestershire at Wixoldbury Farm, where Bristol, Wales and the Cotswolds are all within easy reach.

If you're seeking peace and tranquillity on your next staycation, this is the perfect spot - surrounded by 40 acres of farmland, it almost feels like you're in the middle of nowhere. A Wixoldbury glamping experience offers you the seclusion of an outdoorsy holiday in an easy, comfortable and stress-free way. You can kick back around the campfire, whip up some tasty bbq food or chill out reading a book in the comfort of your own hut.

Local attractions: Cotswolds, Action Court 10 min drive, Newark Park, Cattle Country Park, Dryham House Bristol 12 miles, Bath 19 miles, Badminton 11 miles. Top features: Woodburning stove; communal campfire and BBQ shack; compact kitchen, with cooking utensils; electricity & running water. 5 Red Kite Tree Tents, Powys, Builth Wells

Cosy and secluded, Red Kite Tree Tents sit within the tree canopy separated by a suspended wooden walkway, with a seating area and a fire pit down by the river bank. Set in a private woodland area filled with wildlife and adventure, this glamping spot is the ideal romantic location for two. Inside your tree tent, you'll discover a comfy bed that folds away into a sofa by day, dimmable lighting for nighttime and a wood-burning stove with a supply of logs for a romantic experience with a natural twist.

Local attractions: Gigrin Farm Feeding station, Elan Estate dams and reservoirs, Henryhd Waterfall. Top features: Adults only; campfires allowed; outdoor kitchen; double bed indoors 6 Coastal Cabins, Devon, Bideford

A unique luxury cabin located in the picturesque countryside of North Devon, and just a short stretch from the rugged Hartland coastline. Equipped with king-size beds, kitchenettes, en-suite shower rooms and a private decking area, Coastal Cabins is the perfect break from everyday life. Take a trip down to the fishing lake to catch a bite or head to the on-site BBQ cabin to cook up some summer grub, or why not take a dip in the Wild Spa hot tub... and relax.

Local attractions: One and a half miles from the coast, South West Coast Path, Clovelly 5 miles, local surfing spots, Westward Ho!, Sandymouth, Croyde, Saunton Sands, and Hartland nearby. Top features: Beaches nearby; hot tubs; indoor heating and electricity; BBQ. 7 Rankins Farm, Kent, Maidstone

These modern wooden cabins feature under-floor heating, en-suite facilities and a compact kitchen area fitted with a fridge, sink, hobs and microwave oven - everything you need for a self-catering staycation. Located in the heart of Kent, Rankins Farm glamping site has views across the Beult Valley making this the perfect picturesque stay. Plus each cabin comes with its own outdoor bench and BBQ so you can cook a tasty feast in the comfort of your own space.

Local attractions: Leeds Castle 7 miles, Bodiam Castle, Hever Castle, Sissinghurst Estate, Dover Castle, Maidstone 15 minute drive, Bewl Water, Bedgebury Pinetum, The Pilgrim's Way are all nearby. Top features: Campfires and BBQ pit; underfloor heating; electric bikes hire; private outdoor seating area. We want to help you stay inspired. Sign up for the latest travel stories and to hear about our financially-protected holidays, for when the time is right.

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