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The North York Moors National Park boasts sweeping moorland, and ancient woodlands. It’s a destination that offers an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and plenty of glamping spots!

Glamping in the North York Moors is perfect for those seeking a peaceful outdoor experience without sacrificing modern amenities. Combining the simplicity of camping with the indulgence of a five-star hotel, glamping presents a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature while enjoying the utmost comfort and convenience! This blog post delves into the world of glamping in the North York Moors.

Alum House Littlebeck Glamping

Family friendly | Dog friendly | Close to Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay

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Alum House Glamping in the North York Moors
Alum House Littlebeck.
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Located in the North York Moors National Park just 4 miles from Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay, and with walking routes to Falling Foss waterfall, is Alum House Littlebeck and their Luxury Lotus Belle Domes. They feature three domes with private facilities, allowing for complete seclusion and privacy. The two domes even come with wood-fired hot tubs, making them perfect for couples or families wanting to unwind and relax. And if you’re travelling with a group, these domes are great for three groups who wish to holiday together.

There are three different tents to choose from, and you can find each one’s specifications and features here. They all feature amenities to make your camping trip comfortable and enjoyable, such as an electric kettle inside the tent for your tea and coffee needs and a 45-litre fridge to keep your food fresh. The log burner will keep you warm on chilly nights; they include wood for the first night. You can rent wood separately to enjoy the wood-fired hot tub in the Roe Deer and Jenny Wren tents. The king-size bed with a luxury mattress ensures a good night’s sleep, and you can enjoy outdoor meals using the BBQ/firepit and utensils. There is also fishing onsite, as there is access to a small part of the river/stream.

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Serenity Camping

Close to Runswick Bay | Peaceful camping policy | Dog friendly

Serenity Camping and glamping site in the North York Moors.
Serenity Camping.
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If you want a peaceful and serene camping experience near Runswick Bay, you should check out Serenity Camping. As the name suggests, this campsite is all about providing a tranquil and relaxing environment for visitors. It’s only a mile from the seaside town of Staithes and just a short drive from Whitby.

One thing to note is that while dogs are welcome on the site, they must always be on a lead. Additionally, a “Peaceful Camping Policy” is in place to ensure guests enjoy a quiet and restful stay. Finally, nature enthusiasts will appreciate the campsite’s efforts to preserve its natural surroundings, and you’ll likely encounter some of their resident wildlife, like ducks and free-range chickens, during your visit. Overall, Serenity Camping provides an authentic countryside experience perfect for a weekend getaway or a more extended stay.

They feature the Potting Shed and the Shepard’s Hut. The Potting Shed is perfect for two guests, with the option for a third upon request. Guests often boast about the experience of enjoying a glass of wine as they watch the sunset from the intimacy of their hidden garden. The Shepherd’s Hut is a beautiful wooden retreat perfect for two people and a well-behaved dog. It boasts a raised double bed, a cosy sitting area inside, a TV, twinkling fairy lights, and your own shaded outdoor seating area, complete with a BBQ. It’s the ideal spot for a romantic getaway for couples.

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Low Bell End Farm

Adults only | wood fired hot tubs | Ideal for a celebratory weekend break

Low Bell End Farm Glamping
Low Bell End Farm.
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Low Bell End Farm in the heart of the North York Moors have lovely glamping options. This includes their Sparrow Barn holiday let, Shepherds Hut with a wood-fired hot tub, and Hayloft with a wood-fired hot tub, located under one mile from the village of Rosedale Abbey. With no need to bring a tent, motorhome, or caravan, the glamping options are the perfect hassle-free way to experience all the excitement of camping. In addition, the accommodations are designed for two adults, making them ideal for a special weekend break, birthday, or anniversary celebration.

The Shepherds Hut and Hayloft feature a standard-sized double bed already made up for you, along with towels provided for your convenience. If you opt for Sparrow Barn, you’ll enjoy a king size bed and a fully equipped kitchen. All three options boast an outdoor seating area, perfect for enjoying the fresh air and beautiful scenery. The Shepherds Hut even has a charcoal BBQ so that you can cook a delicious meal. Cutlery, crockery, pans, and indoor seating are provided for comfort. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with a welcome hamper filled with local nibbles and chilled bubbly. Low Bell End Farm has hot showers and toilet facilities. All you’ll need to bring is your food and drink of choice.

Accessible via road or public footpath, the village is home to two country-style pubs where you can enjoy a delicious meal or refreshing drink. Furthermore, guests can indulge in a fully cooked English breakfast and conveniently enjoy pre-made meals delivered to their glamping accommodation!

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Freespirit Glamping

Family friendly | Dog friendly | 5 spacious bell tents 

Freespirit Glamping in the North York Moors
Freespirit Glamping.
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Nestled along a quiet country lane that leads directly into the Moors, you can arrive at Freespirit Glamping, kick off your shoes, and relax. Their ethos revolves around family, fun, and living alongside nature. The off-grid glamping site features five luxurious bell tents thoughtfully spaced to provide privacy. Each tent has a private compost toilet and shower, ensuring comfort and convenience. Additionally, you’ll have your garden area complete with a fire pit, BBQ, and outdoor furniture.

The luxury bell tents are furnished with a proper king-sized bed and two air beds, easily accommodating a family of four (extra air beds are available upon request). You’ll have access to reliable drinking water and washing-up facilities. With each tent offering stunning hillside views, you can revel in gorgeous sunsets, admire the dark skies, and embrace the tranquillity of the North Yorkshire countryside.

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Water Hall Farm

Family friendly | Hot tubs | Onsite farm animals

Water Hall Farm Glamping
Water Hall Farm.
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Experience the ultimate glamping break at Water Hall Farm in Yorkshire. Perfect if you’re seeking a nature-filled holiday that brings you closer to animals and wildlife. Nestled on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, this hidden gem promises panoramic views of Sutton Bank and the countryside. There’s never a dull moment as you can engage in various activities and experiences. You can join them in feeding the animals, embark on leisurely walks through nature, and watch for a special sighting – the beloved Yorkshire Vet Peter, their farm surgeon. You might catch a glimpse of him as he tends to the cattle, sheep, pygmy goats, alpacas, and Gloucester Old Spotted pigs.

Your luxury en-suite Wigwam Cabin has everything you need for a comfortable and convenient stay. It features an en-suite shower with a walk-in shower, toilet, sink, and heated towel rail. The kitchenette is well equipped and includes a fully fitted fridge, two hotplates, a microwave, a toaster, a kettle, and a sink, making it easy to prepare meals and snacks. The cabin also features a dining table with four pull-out chairs, a double bed, and a double sofa bed with luxury memory foam mattresses to ensure a good night’s sleep. It’s the perfect base for a time in nature with those little home comforts.

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Whether you are looking for a romantic escape or a family adventure, Glamping in The North York Moors will surely exceed your expectations. From hiking and biking to stargazing and bird watching, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Let us know in the comments if you have visited any of the above locations; we would love to hear from you.

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