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5 Reasons to go Glamping in the Peak District

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016 - 5 Reasons to go Glamping in the Peak District
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Our Glamping pods bring a new twist to regular camping. Forget the pet-hates of regular camping under canvas and enjoy all the great benefits of Glamping. If you haven’t heard of Glamping before, it’s a glamorous version of camping with the joys of traditional camping, but with modern facilities; and you don’t even have to struggle to put your own tent up!

Here’s our top 5 reasons why you should go Glamping in the Peak District.

1. Gorgeous glamping for two

Our gorgeous glamping pods are ideal for couples; warm and cosy with plenty of space for two, with fabulous views of the Peak District countryside. We know that it’s the small things make all the difference, such as sleeping in a real bed, boiling the kettle for a cup of tea in the morning, having a spacious shower and a proper flushing toilet without having to creep across the campsite in the dead of night!

Why go Glamping in the Peak District Glamping pod under constructionHere's another sneaky peek at our amazing glamping pods under construction by James and his team at My Shire Houses. We also have a few extra little touches, including LED mood lighting in the porch and the beautiful colouful stained glass window whose design was created by local artist Juliet Forrest and inspired by our special landscape.

These delightful luxuries really help to enhance your regular camping holiday, and there's more! After a day out exploring all that the Peak District has to offer you can relax and unwind in the outdoor Swedish hot tub under the stars, or ease any tired muscles in the log fired sauna.

2. The Peak District is a central location

The Peak District offers activities for all, inclusive of those with disabilities and is an ideal central base for meeting up with family and friends and from which to explore the wonders of The Peak District. From lazy walks on accessible trails with picturesque views, to energetic water sports and breath-taking cycle routes. The Peak District is truly a playground for all, from finding a cosy country pub to visiting Chatsworth House, the jewel in the crown, to exploring underground caverns with unique Blue John gems or taking a tram ride back in time at Crich Tramway Village.

3. Glamping is so much more than just camping

Glamping means, arriving at your holiday destination with all of the hard work done for you. As soon as you arrive you can relax and start enjoying your break rather than having to get in a tangle setting up the tent and pumping up the air beds. A spot of rain won’t dampen your spirits as you’ll be lovely and dry in our Glamping pods which are well insulated and have double glazed doors. Unlike sleeping in a drafty tent, you won’t be exposed to the elements, you’ll be protected no matter what the weather and the infrared heating will keep you warm and cosy.

If you want to take a break from it all our country location is peaceful and quiet, but if you want to stay in touch our Glamping pods also have electric sockets to keep your phone and tablet charged throughout your stay.

4. Fire-up the BBQ

Toasting marshmallowsWhilst Glamping you can sizzle your sausages on our BBQ, or enjoy toasting marshmallows round the fire-pit. The Peak District has a wealth of artisan food producers so you can easily source fresh produce for a scrumptious summer BBQ. You can enjoy the outdoors, eat alfresco and sup your wine whilst watching the sun setting over the hillside.

Our glamping pods have an induction hob and a combination microwave so you can easily cater for yourselves, and you can also have local foods delivered directly to your glamping pod. However if you want a break from the kitchen and don’t want to cook, we can help! At Hoe Grange, we offer a fabulous take away breakfast service or why not treat yourself to a farmhouse cream tea?

5. Year round Holiday Destination

Hobbit style glamping podOne of the great benefits of Glamping pods is that you can enjoy them all year round. Even when it’s wet and windy, you’ll feel warm and cosy, come snow, rain or sleet. This is because the Glamping pods are made from timber, are well insulated and have double glazed doors. So heat up some hot chocolate and enjoy the stunning views through the massive circular window .

Glamping offers great value for money as well as an eco-friendly alternative to a foreign holiday. There’s so much to do whether you want to relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Peaks or go on an adventure. Our farm welcomes everyone and when staying with us you can even bring your horse on holiday.

Read more about our Glamping pods here. Why not give glamping a try? Choose either Swallow or Skylark when you book online or call us on 01629 540262.

We know you’ll love it!

Felicity

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