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5 Reasons to Go Glamping (especially if you don’t like camping!)

What is Glamping?

Glamping is the perfect combination of camping outdoors, living under the stars and getting closer to nature, but with a ‘glamour’ and luxury feel to it! Forget tents and tarps, flimsy leaky coverings and lying on the cold hard ground, when you go glamping you can curl up under cosy duvets, on a proper bed, with space to stand and move around, after an evening of chatting around the campfire, under the stars.

On all of our Multi Activity tours, we stay in a mixture of glamping pods, wood cabins, eco huts and shepherd huts, a brilliant and eclectic mix of architectural brilliance, creating the perfect combination of indoor luxury and outdoor living, nestled withing woodlands, fields or with views over the ocean.

Here are our Top 5 Reasons you’ll Enjoy Glamping

  1. Return to nature, comfortably
  2. Its Social, spending time together
  3. New adventures
  4. Environmentally friendly holidays
  5. Luxuries and amenities
  • Return to Nature, Comfortably

Glamping allows you to get closer to nature, without all the creepy crawlies and the roughing it in the mud! You can sleep out in the wilds, close to nature and the countryside, while feeling completely comfortable and getting a good night’s sleep.

  • Its Sociable, Spend Time Together

Time spent outdoors, being active and gathered around campfires brings people together. Whether travelling with your friends and family, or joining one of our small group adventures as a solo traveler to meet like-minded people, you’ll find yourself quicker to laugh, talking with ease, relaxing together and enjoying the experience of your time off. Surrounding yourself with the elements, and particularly around firepits increases sociability, conversations, trust and more! Just take a look at the incredible research surrounding campfires, storytelling and our evolution as social beings!

  • New adventures

Glamping is a way of exploring new places and really feeling connected to your surroundings. You’ll return with a glow having been on a true adventure. You don’t even need to travel far from home! These places are on our doorsteps. Our holiday adventures are an easy hour long journey from London, Bristol and the Midlands, so if you are looking for an adventure look no further! Wake up to a chorus of birds, sleep under the stars, swim in the lakes in the morning with us or join us for some SUP yoga out in the water.

  • Environmentally Friendly Holidays

Glamping is an environmentally friendly way to holiday, complete with all the luxuries of a hotel but with a much smaller carbon footprint, with sustainable water systems, locally sourced food and a dedication to the environment that surrounds us and brings us closer to nature. 

  • Glamping Luxuries and Amenities

Warm water, homecooked food, comfy beds and cosy duvets, showers, a free beer and wine fridge, heating, glorious BBQ food and activities ranging from kayaking, swimming, cycling, SUP, walking and more during the days. We have carefully curated the perfect combination of outdoor activities, pub meals, firepit dinner and glamping accommodation to leave you excited, pampered, refreshed and relaxed at the end of each day.

Cotswolds Multi Activity Trips: Only an hour from London, take a mini-break to escape the city and immerse yourself in adventure. With fun-filled activity-packed days, paddle down the Thames, join our morning SUP sessions on the lake, walk, bike and hike with us through the countryside and spend your evenings relaxing by our fire.

Cornwall Multi Activity Trips: Start your long weekend straight off the train, and after a relaxing afternoon cycling, finish your day with the sand between your toes and staring out to the sea. Explore the coast by coasteering, SUP, surfing, sea kayaking and more, alongside coastal wanderings and countryside cycling. In the evenings relax in your glamping and eco-hut accommodation, listening to the waves break and gathered around our campfire. We promise you’ll return with a glow.


Highlights of your Week Away in the South West

  • Dartmoor National Park
  • The Camel Trail
  • Padstow and Rick Stein’s Seafood
  • St Ives
  • Lost gardens of Heligan
  • Mevagissey Harbour Town
  • Port Isaac, home of Doc Martin


Why Book With Us?

  • Carefully curated hassle-free cycling tours with groups of like-minded people
  • Stunning, handpicked cycle trails and country lanes throughout England
  • Hassle Free trips – we take care of everything!
  • All bikes and equipment provided
  • Exceptional guides to lead you on your cycling journey
  • Friendly customer care team on hand 365 days a year
  • “I can’t say enough about Active England, except to say that if you’re thinking about a cycling tour, please, please please give it a go with Active England. It was a trip my husband and I will always remember” Sarah


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Highlights of your Week Away in the South West

  • Dartmoor National Park
  • The Camel Trail
  • Padstow and Rick Stein’s Seafood
  • St Ives
  • Lost gardens of Heligan
  • Mevagissey Harbour Town
  • Port Isaac, home of Doc Martin


Why Book With Us?

  • Carefully curated hassle-free cycling tours with groups of like-minded people
  • Stunning, handpicked cycle trails and country lanes throughout England
  • Hassle Free trips – we take care of everything!
  • All bikes and equipment provided
  • Exceptional guides to lead you on your cycling journey
  • Friendly customer care team on hand 365 days a year
  • “I can’t say enough about Active England, except to say that if you’re thinking about a cycling tour, please, please please give it a go with Active England. It was a trip my husband and I will always remember” Sarah


Got a Question?

Please do not hesitate to give us a call or send us an email. We are always on hand to answer any queries you have relating to your tour.

+44 (0) 1865 513 007

hello@activeenglandtours.com

Source to Sea - Wye - 7 Day 

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