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Ladakh / Leh

Tented camp / 6 Bedrooms / sleeps 12

1 night min stay

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from £46 / night

£319 - £1911 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Nubra ecolodge and luxury desert camp. Glamping in the sand dune on the conflunce of Shyok and Nubra rivers We are open for guest only between mid April to mid October.  …see more

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Dorset / Hooke

Tented camp / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £74 / night

£515 / week

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  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Safari tent in totally secluded countryside setting within deep rural Dorsetshire countryside. The tent is designed to provide comfortable camping with the basics including linen and towels supplied with the rental. Visitors on horeback are encouraged.  …see more

Very Good 4.5/5 

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Limpopo Province / Hoedspruit

Tented camp / 15 Bedrooms / sleeps 30

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £25 / night

£174 - £1774 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
The only camp directly located on a Kruger Park main gate (Orpen). Direct access to big 5 game viewing. One can go on a self drive or we provide the guide and the open game viewer. The camp is a Mnisi Community operation and friendly staff look forward to welcome you! T  …see more


26 Aug 2014

5/5

"Couldn't have had a better stay"

If you want the 'bush' experience (staying in a tent, hearing the animals at night, sitting around the campfire), this is the place to be. Great value for money.

The tents were clean… More


29 Nov 2014

4/5

"Charming."

The tented camp was charming. We chose it because it is run and operated by the local community. The staff were very obliging. Thank you Olga! The game drives into the Manyeleti Game Reserve were so e… More

Thank you so much! We are looking into installing fans and chargers specifically for phones. It's one of those items you only realise when people like yourselves are willing to give honest feedback. Thanks again!

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Excellent 5/5 

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Cadiz Province / Jimena De La Frontera

Tented camp / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 16

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Enjoy lazing on our riverside beach or shop till you drop in Marbella or Gibraltar. If you enjoy walking, fishing, cycling, golfing or exploring our site is a wonderful base to relax at. Toast marshmellows over the fire pits or stroll to the village for tapas and vino.  …see more


14 Sep 2014

5/5

"Unique opportunity to enjoy camping in tranquil and relaxing surroundings."

We and 3 friends went to Orange Tree Garden last night. Sharon & Dec couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, enjoyed swimming with our dog in the river, chat… More


15 Aug 2014

5/5

"We now love Glamping !"

Orange Tree Camping has been one of the best family experiences we have had for a mini holiday. Our Children aged 7 & 14 and my husband thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors, river swimming, BBQ's, ca… More


3 Jun 2014

5/5

"Rustic and beautiful countryside haven"

We drove down the drive and we were wowed by the setting - nestling between the orange trees sat our brilliant tents. Great comfy beds with lovely furniture. The facilities were excellent, with an out… More

Dear Guest - thank you for your lovely comments and for taking the time to write us a review. We are really pleased you enjoyed it, it makes our day to know that others are appreciating the beauty of Orange Tree Garden. You were great fun too and we hope to see you again soon.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Dorset / Stalbridge

Tented camp / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £120 / night

£840 - £940 / week

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  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Safari Glamping is in Dorset and provides glamping for families and small groups of friends in a 50 acre idyllic woodland orchard. This holiday is about total relaxation, peace, privacy and convenience with the onsite services and activities.  …see more


1 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect escape from London Town"

On the spur of the moment we rang to book a getaway holiday in one of the Safari tents...on the morning of the day we wanted to go! Charlie couldn't have been more accommodating and friendly and … More


22 Aug 2013

5/5

"Fantastic family holiday"

We had a great time glamping here in a cider orchard on the Somerset / Dorset border. The children were very happy roaming around in the outdoors, making camps, swinging on the hammocks and eating foo… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Granada Province / Lanjaron

Tented camp / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 - £420 / week

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  • Nearest beach 38 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Ultimate private glamping with adventure activities for children and families and small groups. Surrounded by olive trees and fruit trees. In an area of outstanding natural beauty, you can enjoy nature at its fullest, with activities & relaxation  …see more


9 Feb 2015

4/5

"tranquil, beautiful and transforming"

going up to the property is beautiful in itself and then seeing the property for the first time is wow! in a very secluded quiet spot the house is nestled into the rocks and surrounded by lots of diff… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Souss-Massa-Draa Region / M'Hamid

Tented camp / 8 Bedrooms / sleeps 20

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £15 / night

£100 - £249 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Your stay at the camp can be arranged in two ways. Firstly, on a per night basis, in which we also organise your transportation to the camp. Or secondly, as part of a package, where we book your accommodation in Marrakech and at a maison d'hôtes en route to the desert.  …see more


1 Dec 2013

5/5

"one of the best organized trips"

To start with all I just want to say this is one of the best organized trips I ever had during travelling in the world. We started in zagora with 7 people from all over the world. We drove a few hours… More

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Shkoder / Lake Shkodra Resort

Tented camp / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £27 / night

£189 - £199 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Lake Shkodra Resort is directly on the beautiful Lake Shkodra, surrounded by mountains, in a rural location, yet close to the city centre. On-site facilities; Beach bar & restaurant, free sunbeds & umbrellas, free wi-fi, shop, reception, sports area, swimming & fishing.  …see more

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Province of Nuoro / Santa Lucia

Tented camp / 10 Bedrooms / sleeps 50

3 Nights min stay

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from £13 / night

£90 - £149 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Das Zelthotel am Traumstrand mit eigener Wassersportschule. Camping mit Halbpension, Santa Lucia di Siniscola an der Ostküste von Sardinien, Transfer von allen sardischen Flughäfen, Windsurfing Das perfekte Urlaubsdomizil für Familien! Frühstück mit Meerblick!  …see more

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Gard / Saint-Jean-du-Gard

Tented camp / 25 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £10 / night

£64 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
camping, calme, ombragé, convivial, pas cher, Saint jean du gard, Cévènnes, rivière, aire naturelle  …see more

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Cornwall / Cadgwith

Tented camp / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £46 / night

£320 - £420 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Glamping in cornwall pretty rural site,children friendly. Near to lots of amazing beaches,southwest coast path.  …see more

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Southern District / Ezuz

Tented camp / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 10

1 night min stay

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from £41 / night

£284 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Une aventure unique au coeur du desert ...Pour ceux qui cherchent l'aventure ou encore un moment privilegie autour du feu d'un campement confortable pour se retrouver ......  …see more

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Lazio / Rome

Tented camp / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 30

1 night min stay

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from £504 / night

£3525 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
campsite , lake martignano campsite, tent place, agriturismo, farm stay, camping, to camp , at the lake, near Rome, natural Park, motorhome place, tended camp , fishing. no fires, dog not allowed.  …see more

Excellent 5/5 

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Dorset / Lyme Regis

Tented camp / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £88 / night

£616 - £791 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
We call it Crafty Camping - luxury adult only 'glamping' in a hand-crafted woodland environment. Stay with us and our cosy bell tents can be your home-from-home in the woods. Piping hot woven willow tree shower and proper loos. Shared sauna yurt & wood fired pizza oven.  …see more


19 Aug 2014

5/5

"Great retreat for relaxation"

Stayed at this amazing woodland glampsite for 2 nights last week and thoroughly enjoyed the surroundings. stayed in Bodkin the Bell tent, which was very comfortable indeed. There are some great featur… More


15 Jul 2014

5/5

"The Best Ever."

We stayed at the most exquisite place at the weekend, Crafty Camping in Holditch we would highly recommend this to anyone who would like to escape the rat race that we all end up in. It is the most p… More


6 Sep 2013

5/5

"If you go down to the woods today!"

A fantastic weekend break! The whole experience was enjoyable from the open air kitchen to the woodland workshop. Guy and his team have created something really special. The open air shower was amazin… More

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