credit: Lincoln Yurts
Even though we’re into September already, don’t rule out Glamping in the UK during this month, next month or even beyond. Many sites throw in wood burners, fire pits and even the odd hot tub meaning glamping isn’t just a summertime option…
Here's 10 of our favourite:
The Grove, Cromer, Norfolk
Wood Burners | BBQ | Fire Pits
This one is a personal favourite having stayed here with my girl mates in 2015. It was pretty bloody good then but now, in their own words ‘Since then, The Grove Glamping has gone from strength to strength and from glam to glammer.’.
When we stayed here back in 2015, we were in lovely Bell tents, each with a double bed, bunk beds, wood burner, matting on the floor, blankets a-plenty and trunk full of useful utensils. Now the Bell tents have gone and been replaced by Nomadic and Mongolian insulated yurts with oak doors no less and windows in the roof so you can sleep under the stars without actually sleeping under the stars. Each yurt still has a double bed with mattress and duvet, bunk beds, and wood burner plus solar charged electricity points to charge your phone and separate covered cooking area with gas hobs and BBQ and seating area – but if you can’t be arsed to cook – there’s a restaurant onsite at your disposal. The yurts can sleep between six and eight people and there are five dotted around the site. The toilet and shower block have been re-vamped and Glampers also have access to the swimming pool.
A short walk through the woods brings you out on to the cliffs at Cromer on the beautiful North Norfolk coast. Famous for its crabs (delicious), the blue-flag wide sandy beaches at Cromer complete with pier are clean and safe to swim at. The town has a mass of shops, pubs and restaurants and even boasts a cinema and pier theatre – not bad for a small seaside town. The town is easily reached along the small coastal path and will only take a 10 minute stroll – perfect for a few drinks in town and then ping-pong your way back to your yurt.