Luxury Glamping in the Yorkshire Dales - 10 hand picked sites just for you
Glamping in the Yorkshire Dales is where you need to be this summer! But, glamping aka luxury camping is not good enough anymore… now it’s all about luxury glamping!
We are talking sturdy wooden pods, huts or tiny houses. That offer warmth and shelter from the elements. Think en-suite bathroom, maybe a hot tub, beautiful soft furnishings, big comfy bed. Everything you need for a home from home experience plus a whole lot more. Luxury glamping is the way to go.
Glamping in the Yorkshire Dales is the ideal. Amazing walks on your doorstep, breath taking views, quaint villages with their inviting country pubs, the best picnic and paddle spots and endless things to keep the kids entertained.
I have hand-picked 10 of the best luxury glamping sites in the Yorkshire Dales. What are you waiting for?! Get booking your next night away now!
Howgill Lodges, Barden
Situated at the base of Simon’s Seat, these 4 large luxury timber lodges have recently been renovated with a quirky unique style. They can sleep up to 6 people. With plenty of space in the open plan living area and outside on the decking. Here you will find a hot tub as well as a pizza oven.
Howgill Lodges are perfectly located with stunning views down the Upper Wharfedale valley. They are neighbour to the Brownie Barn too. What’s more there are a few friendly alpacas on the site for you to befriend!
Howgill Lodge is sister site to Catgill Campsite in Bolton Abbey. They feature in my ’48 hours in the Yorkshire Dales’ (see handy links list). So, expect the same kind of luxury and impeccable customer service.
The Little Yorkshire Shepherds Hut, Elslack
This delightful shepherds hut is the perfect spot for a couple to escape to. Situated on the edge of Elslack Reservoir (just outside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park) overlooking the woodland, it is the ideal spot to unwind after a day of exploring.
The hut is private, fully equipped with its own shower room and the most recent addition of a wood fired hot tub! The attention to detail in every part of the hut is second to none with all those perfect finishing touches. This little home from home is everything you would need for a short couples getaway.
Coxons Farm Glamping, Cracoe
Coxons Farm is an upland working farm in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The modern, state of the art pods offer a unique glamping experience with stunning views of Coxons Farm and up the Wharfe Valley.
There are 2 glamping pods on the farm; Elbolton and Skelterton named after the local Cracoe Reef Knotts. Each one super cosy, with an en-suite bathroom, double bed, fully equipped kitchenette, sofa bed, TV, WIFI and more including secure bike storage. The pods can sleep up to 4 people (2 adults and 2 children) so perfect for a family getaway.
Hollow Gill Huts, Rathmell
These beautiful shepherd huts are ideally placed on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales near Settle and close to the Forest of Bowland.
There are 3 huts available; Dalesbred, Wensleydale and Swaledale. Dalesbred is ideal for an intimate getaway, sleeping 2 and tucked away for extra privacy. The others sleep up to 4 so are perfect for a family. The bunk beds fold if not required.
Each hut is fully equipped with en-suite shower room, comfy double bed, kitchenette, log burner, smart tv and a fire pit outside for toasting those marshmallows.
Little Seed Field, Ripon
Little Seed Field is a wild luxury glamping experience of just 7 cabins. Set in glorious surroundings on a working farm it is ideally placed to explore Nidderdale.
The insulated log cabins are complete with everything you need, including luxury beds and log stoves. 3 of the cabins have shared amenities but the rest have their own private, integrated washrooms. The luxury cabins are all sweetly named. Bird Cherry, Meadowsweet and Field Mouse are suitable for a family, each sleeping 4 guests in a double bed and a set of bunk beds whilst Wild Bramble sleeps 3 in a king size bed and a single pull-out bed.
With designated Dark Skies status this site really does let you disconnect from everything.
Dentdale Pods, Dent
At Dentdale there are 3 luxury rustic glamping pods available to hire on this working farm; the Plough, the Old Harrow and the new pod. The Plough sleeps up to 4 with the option of the hot tub, the Old Harrow is a family pod with bunk beds and The Fallow sleeps 3.
The pods are super cosy with fully equipped kitchenette, underfloor heating, TV, wifi and an en-suite shower room. Outside is a private area with fire pit and bbq. The Fallow which is new for Summer 2022 is unique as it has a free standing bath and bluetooth speakers in addition. The hot tub (optional) is in the untouched wooden barn which used to house the cows in winter.
Ideally located 5 minutes outside of the village of Dent you are in the perfect position to explore the western Yorkshire Dales.
Fell View Park, Kirkby Lonsdale
These ‘escape pods’ offer luxury glamping in the Yorkshire Dales perfectly placed to explore the West and North of the Dales.
The escape pods are larger than the traditional glamping pods offering shower and toilet facilities, cooking facilities including microwave and hob, luxury bedding, TV and wood burning stove. In addition a gas barbecue AND a hot tub are provided.
The 8 escape pods, named after local walks, are positioned at the top of the site with superb views and all day sunshine.
Thornbrook Barn, Ingleton
3 brand new luxury open plan glamping lodges await you at Thornbrook. Fleece Fold, Graze Garth and Herdy’s Hut each sleep 2 adults and come with their own hot tub. The lodges also offer bbq and a pizza oven on the outside terrace. Inside, they are equipped with a king sized bed, en-suite, kitchen and a lounge area to relax and enjoy the stunning views.
SItuated in the village of Ingleton, you wont need to venture far to immerse yourself in the wonderful waterfalls, caves and the three peaks.
Wenningdale Escapes, High Bentham
Situated on a golf course and with Ingleborough in their sight, Wenningdale’s handmade bespoke and luxurious glamping pods offer a peaceful getaway for 2. The pods offer all the essential home comforts so you don’t need to bring everything. They have en-suite facilities, kitchenette, fully heated and lit with a large covered patio to enjoy the summer evenings.
Littondale Country and Leisure Park, Arncliffe
These glamping pods are situated on a Park Leisure site so have the added bonus of the holiday park facilities available too.
The pods have an en-suite shower room, fully equipped kitchenettes and can comfortably sleep 2 adults and 2 children. The pods offer amazing views out over the Littondale valley and are ideally situated to explore the Dales whether it by foot, bike or car.