Forest Holidays in the UK

Lodges, Cabins and Glamping throughout the UK

Posted on 17-05-24, updated on 05-07-24By: Claire S. | 5 minute read

Forest Holidays in the UK

Reconnect with nature on a forest holiday

Forest Holidays in all the Right Places

There is something truly magical about escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life and retreating to the tranquillity of the forest. In the UK, forest holidays have become increasingly popular as more and more people seek to reconnect with nature and unwind in a peaceful setting. With a variety of forest lodges and accommodation available, forest holidays offer a unique opportunity to relax, recharge, and rejuvenate in the beauty of the great outdoors. So pack your bags, leave your worries behind, and embark on a forest adventure in the UK for an unforgettable getaway!

Whether you're looking for a romantic break for two, a fun-filled family holiday, or a solo retreat to recharge your batteries, there is something for everyone in the UK's forests. Forest holidays offer a unique and unforgettable experience, allowing you to escape the stresses of everyday life and reconnect with nature. So why not swap the sound of traffic for bird song, and the city lights for twinkling stars, on a forest adventure in the UK?

Whatever you're after from Short Breaks in the UK, to Romantic Getaways cottages.com has it all, including dog-friendly holiday homes and hot tub accommodation throughout the British Isles.

Cherry Safari Tents - Monmouth

Cherry Safari Tents - Monmouth

Glamourous Safari Tents - Brecon Beacons

This gorgeous site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons has been transformed into a tranquil oasis of meadows, trees and streams - perfect for families, friends or a romantic escape. Partnering with the Woodland Trust, the owners have restored an 11-acre site by planting over 2,000 trees, creating a natural conservation area with native wildlife. Three safari tents are tastefully integrated into this tranquil wilderness.

Glamping combines hotel-style comfort with nature's beauty. Tents have solid walls, kitchens, bathrooms, and soft beds. Relax on sun loungers with countryside views or gather around the chiminea under stars. Spot wildlife like kingfishers, herons, and badgers. Enjoy peaceful walks and picnics, baskets provided.

For meals out, nearby Abergavenny offers charming shops and eateries. The site is ideally located for visiting the UK's stunning natural spots. The Brecon Beacons National Park is nearby, along with the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, perfect for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities.

Cherry Safari (QU7587) can be booked with Willow Tree Safari (QU7588) and Hazel Safari (QU7589) to accommodate upto 18 guests.

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Horton Lodge, Muthil Estate, Crieff

Horton Lodge, Muthil Estate, Crieff

Luxury Glamping in the Scottish Woodlands

Romantic, adults-only glamping getaway where fairy tale magic is all yours. Your excitement begins upon arrival as you walk through winding pathways into the wooded area to your lovely cabin. Blending into its woodland surroundings, Horton Lodge's insulated luxury exemplifies effortless glamping. The forest teems with wildlife—sit quietly and you might spot wild deer and pheasants.

The cabin is furnished to high standards using local artists and craft suppliers. At night, the backlit castle enhances the dramatic views across the estate and Highlands. This eco-friendly abode features a pre-set wood-burning hot tub, low-energy lighting, and spring water. Equipped with essentials, a small on-site shop is available for any extra needs. With its hot tub, stunning views, and idyllic location, these cabins offer couples a perfect romantic retreat in Scotland.

Ideally situated in woodlands just outside the pretty village of Muthill you’ll find plenty of eating places and activities really close to the site. The cabin is 4 miles from the local historic town of Crieff which has an array of Artisan Shops, delis’, galleries, coffee shops, restaurants and bars.

This property can be grouped with Spiers Lodge (Ref QU7573), Drummond Lodge (Ref QU7597) and Major’s Lodge (Ref QU7598) to accommodate up to 8 guests.

Curlew Shepherds Huts in Pitlochry

Curlew Shepherds Huts in Pitlochry

A Room with a View in Pitlochry

Nestled in the breathtaking Tulliemet valley, Curlew and Lapwing are two enchanting Shepherds Huts that offer awe-inspiring views across Strathtay. Located in stunning secluded areas, these wonderful properties are set on the magnificent Atholl Estates in the heart of Perthshire. Perfect for a delightful glamping escape, these huts are surrounded by an incredible array of wildlife, including osprey, nesting eagles, deer, and even newly arrived resident beavers. A haven of tranquillity awaits you with numerous walking trails starting right at your doorstep.

Lovingly handcrafted in Cumbria and boasting luxurious features, these huts blend modern fabrics with antique treasures to create an inviting atmosphere centred around comfort. Imagine lounging on hand-stitched quilts atop a king-size bed or preparing meals in a fully equipped kitchen while basking in the warmth of a log-burning stove—a departure will surely tug at your heartstrings!

Complete your idyllic retreat outdoors with cosy hammocks and a fire pit adorned with wooden armchairs and wool rugs as you marvel at the starry night sky untouched by artificial light. Lodge guests also have free entry to Blair Castle for the duration of their stay, open 1st April-31st October.

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Jacobs Folly in Melton Constable

Jacobs Folly in Melton Constable

Shepherds Huts in the Norfolk Woodlands

Discover a delightful escape in the UK's sunniest county by staying at the extraordinary Jacob's Folly—a charming, brand-new hut nestled in the stunning countryside of North Norfolk. This unique abode welcomes up to six guests and promises an unforgettable experience. You'll be just moments away from world-famous blue flag beaches like Holkham and Sheringham, along with picturesque harbours such as Wells-next-the-Sea. Plus, The Broads National Park is within easy reach, providing endless opportunities for adventure every single day.

Jacob's Folly serves as an ideal base for your family or group getaway. Only 15 minutes from the coast and just 45 minutes from Norwich—a county town celebrated as a UNESCO City of Literature—you'll find countless natural wonders, historical sites, and scientific marvels to explore nearby. This fantastic retreat features comfortable beds, complete cooking facilities, and a spacious wood-burning stove—all elements that make Jacob's Folly perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation with your loved ones.

For those yearning for seaside fun, head to Cromer—an enchanting fishing town only 13 miles northeast of Jacob's Folly. Enjoy its wide beaches, renowned crab suppers, charming Victorian pier, and centuries-old lighthouse. Closer to your cosy home-away-from-home stands Baconsthorpe Castle—an impressive ruined fortified manor house managed by English Heritage that's sure to add a touch of history to your stay.

Honeysuckle Hut (QU7066) can be booked with Gooswing Hut (UK7072), Jacob’s Folly (QU7115) and Chere Amie (QU7616) to accommodate up to 18 guests.

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