Glamping The Cotswolds
The Glamping Orchard, and as seen on George Clarkes Amazing Spaces, is surrounded by The Cotswolds is ideally located in the heart of the picturesque Severn Vale. The Glamping Orchard gets you back to nature but not back to basics. Longney is just five miles from historic Gloucester and a lovely short walk from the River Severn. Combining the idyllic peace and quiet of gorgeous orchards and beautiful countryside with close proximity to great pubs, market towns and delightful villages, The Glamping Orchard is set on a family-run smallholding surrounded by farm animals and acres of space.
Perfect for couples and families alike, you can collect fresh eggs for your breakfast, experience a memorable horse and cart ride to the local pub or simply go for a long walk foraging for berries down the country lanes. Then what better way to end the day than toasting marshmallows by the open fire and enjoying a glass of wine as you watch the sun gently set across the rolling hills of the Forest of Dean.
The Glamping Orchard takes the hassle out of camping and offers you ‘Glamorous Camping’ a stress free way to get close to nature, without having to pack your car with camping paraphernalia, put a tent up and then take it down in the rain. Instead start your stay as you mean to go on, relaxed and hassle free. Sleep under canvas, cook under the stars, chill out completely!
AS SEEN ON GEORGE CLARKES AMAZING SPACES we introduce
WARWICK KNIGHTS CARAVAN
Our magnificent caravan from the 1950’s has been lovingly restored by combing quality and luxury and an added bit of Wow! Meet our handsome Knight and you won’t want to leave. Whether you’re enjoying a sunny day on the iconic roof garden, or a cosy drink warmed by the wood burner, you’ll be hooked. By day, the Warwick Knight has plenty of living space and by night it transforms into the cosy blanket to keep you warm.
The interior design, lovingly hand-crafted is fully equipped from integrated stereo to ingenious storage spaces, you’ll never cease discovering the surprises it conceals.
There is ample space for a family of 4 and includes
- Highest standard of soft furnishings, plush duvets, and décor
- Main bedroom area for 2 adults with luxurious feel and flooded in natural light
- Cosy bunk bed pods for 2 children
- A Travel cot fits in snuggly by the side of the double bed
- Log burner keeping you snug inside and electric lights will create the mood
- Kitchen with plenty of work surface including a gas cooker, hob and grill, fridge, cooking utensils, pots, pans, crockery, cutlery, cling film, kitchen roll and a sink with all the washing up essentials
- Condiments such as coffee, tea, milk, sugar, oil, salt and pepper and spices and herbs
- Plug sockets useful for charging and music
- Radio with a USB port and Bluetooth to select your own tunes
- Window views across the orchard and the surrounding countryside
Roof top garden, a perfect spot for stargazing
A fire pit is outside of the caravan which doubles up as a BBQ and BBQing tools are provided. An initial stock of firewood is provided and more is available from our honesty hut.
Your private wood fired shower and sink cabin on wheels is just 25 meters away and your private compost loo (child seat can be provided) is adjacent to the caravan. An electric hairdryer is available inside the caravan.
When you arrive and park your car Warwick Knight is sited 85 meters up in the orchard. The ground is flat with no steps. There is a step in to the caravan and also steps are leading to the private bathroom. To access the roof garden is by spiral staircase, please take care with young children and anyone who is less mobile as they may find them tricky.
If you have friends and family who would like to join you, book Warwick Knight and Belle together and you can bring up to 9 of you together.
Immerse yourself in your cosy Bell Tent. Sleeping under cotton canvas is a revitalising experience. Measuring 3 metres in height and 5 meters diameter they are no means small, offering a perfect space for a couples retreat or a plentiful space for a family or group of 5.
Inside your tent you will find
- Double bed with proper mattress
- Luxurious bed linen
- Optional extra bed or cot can be added
- Pillows for the two single futon beds
- Hot water bottles and blankets can easily be arranged should you need them
- Plentiful selection of rugs, cushions and lighting
- Wood burning stove which will keep the tent warm in all weathers
- Basket of logs and a fire starting kit will be complimentary and more can be purchased for a small fee from our honesty hut
All you need to do is pop in sleeping bags for the kids!
OUTSIDE YOUR TENT
The large area outside has table and chairs which is covered by an awning, creating a shelter from the elements. Your private space within the orchard has a fire pit which doubles up as a BBQ and BBQing tools are provided. Charcoal and marshmallows are available from the honesty hut and BBQ basket filled with local and home reared produce can be pre-ordered.
Your private kitchen hut is fully equipped and comes with a double burner gas stove and grill, cooking utensils, pots, pans, crockery, cutlery, cling film, foil, kitchen roll, bin bags, tea towels and washing up essentials. The Washing up sink with running water is close to your tent. Essential condiments: coffee, tea, sugar, oil, salt and pepper, along with cool box with ice packs that you can replenish from our freezer at any time.
Adjacent to your tent is a rustic bathroom on wheels and comprises of a wood fired shower and sink and separate compost toilet.
HORSE AND CARRIAGE RIDES
The Glamping Orchard is surrounded by beautiful countryside, quiet lanes and excellent pubs and what better way to explore on a summers evening by a peaceful drive on a horse and cart. Upon request we can organise drives out and even incorporate a picnic or pub stop. So if it is a special occasion, birthday, anniversary, engagement or you simply want a lovely memorable experience, please let us know. A great experience for kids too!
The Glamping Orchard is ideally located in the heart of the picturesque Severn Vale, surrounded by the Cotswolds allowing you to easily explore market towns and delightful villages. Attractions include
- Cheltenham Spa
- Frampton on Severn
- Stow on the Wold
- Bourton on the water
- The Slaughters
- Cotswold Wildlife Park
- Cotswold Farm Park
- Cattle Country Slimbridge Wetland Centre
- Berkeley Castle
- Westonbirt Arboretum
- Cotswold Falconry Centre
- Bristol Aquarium
PRICES PER BELL TENT
Weekend Breaks (3 nights) from £235 – £375
Midweek Breaks (4 nights) from £175 – £370
Full Week (7 nights) from £395 – £615
PRICES WARWICK KNIGHT CARAVAN for family of 4
Prices start from £95-£145 per night per caravan