Five cabins near farm for rent
Their cabins, huts, pods or even small yabins (Yurta + cabin), is currently beautiful when it comes to glamping apartments. Th is ready to launch we choose five small joints where you can try sleep reduction
For those of us who dream of cabin life but do not permanently stick to the nearest wood or mountainside, there is a growing number of small homes to rent. Glamping websites are bulging with treehouses, shepherd’s huts, permanent tents, converted horses, pods, gypsy caravans and of course cottages. Next month sees the official launch of Cabinly, a new website dedicated to … you guessed it … and created by Garri Rayner, the man behind Glamping Go, who launched in 2007. At the time Cabinly features 15 places to stay, Mainly in the UK, but there are plans to add more. We have chosen five from all over the UK.
Cottage on the lake, Powys
The cottage on the lake is a simple one bedroom cottage in an idyllic location near Machynlleth in mid-Wales. With a double bed, wood stove, kitchen cutlery and shower you can live out your escapist fantasies in comfort. Swim in the lake, hot in the log cabins with hot tubs. The cottage is on a working farm, which is home to an adult-only campsite with only five well-spaced plots each with its own fire pit. The isolated, virgin setting means wildlife is plentiful, with badgers, wild hares and rabbits, birds of prey, woodpeckers, tiles and all kinds of garden birds.
Brockloch Bothy, Galloway
Bothies are basic huts common in remote areas of Scotland, or at least were. A new generation of architects have taken the concept of bothy and created their own modern-day version; So it is now dotted the smart Scottish landscape, environmentally friendly, design cabins. Brockloch is a place, a micro building out of the grid, timber framing on a 190-hectare estate overlooking the hills of Galloway in south-west Scotland. Guests can visit Threave Castle, Logan Botanic Garden or explore the two-wheeled countryside on one of the 7stanes mountain biking trails. Back in the bothy, sit on the terrace admiring the views of the fields where sheep graze black face.
Northern Star Club, Yorkshire Wolds
Created in 2008, Jollydays was a pioneer of posh, offering tasteful, luxurious tents on 15 acres of North Yorkshire woods. Now Christian and Carolyn Van Outersterp, the husband and wife team behind Jollydays, has launched a second project: the Northern Star Club. Inspired by American fields enjoyed by Christian as a child, there are eight “suites” 500 acres of native forest. If your cabin fantasy tends to ascetic, this is not the place for you. The suites have king-size beds and woodburners, as well as massage and spa treatments. All of this comes in the price of a good hotel room but for the city-style escapee who likes the outdoors to see it as a fashion set (Carolyn used to work in fashion and the site is dotted with fur blankets And wood objects of art), is difficult to overcome.
Gray Willow Yurts, Devon
It is a sign of how quickly the market for glamping is to expand it will invent words to keep up with the different types of housing on offer. Type “yabin” – a cross between a tent and a cabin. These octagonal wood structures are found in Willow Gray Yurts, an ecological site on the Blackdown Hills, near Honiton in South Devon. The yabins were designed and built by owner Peter Selhurst futons and feature a double bed, twin and single beds, wood stove and local fir and ash furniture and a designated fire area.
Elmley National Nature Reserve, Kent
Elmley is a cattle ranch and national nature reserve on the island of Sheppey encompassing a grazing swamp rich in wildlife. Visitors include Wading birds, hares, watervoles, a variety of lizards and even seals, which fish from the formed. Three shepherd huts provide accommodation for photographers attracted by the big skies, or anyone after a nature escape and wildlife watchers (there are four hides in the reservation). The cottages have double beds, bath, woodburners and cook (cook on the stove or in a gas ring on the Kent farm).