Dog-friendly shepherd's huts near Ipswich

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Barn Owl Camping

10 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Suffolk, England
Dog-friendly camping and shepherd’s huts in rural Suffolk
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Whitlingham Broad Campsite

72 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Norfolk, East Anglia
Laid-back camping and glamping a stone's throw from Norwich and at the gateway to the Norfolk Broads
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Hickling Campsite

31 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · Norfolk, East Anglia
Tent camping and glamping within walking distance of Norfolk's largest broad and less than 10 minutes' drive from the beach
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Blue Sky Huts

2 units · Glamping2 acres · Beccles, Suffolk, East Anglia
Our beautiful shepherd huts lie in a private two acre nature reserve in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. Sympathetically managed the meadow evolves throughout the year and offers the perfect spot to switch off from everyday life. You can be as active or chilled as you like! Simply relaxing on site enjoying the peace and tranquillity and seeing what wildlife comes to visit is a perfect way to spend a day. Alternatively there are endless possibilities for things to do. Some options include, hiring one of our onsite bikes and heading to the next door village for a vineyard tour, or a little further afield you can visit a brewery and sample their ales. Or why not pop to the coast for a day at the beach - Southwold, Walberswick, Aldeburgh and Covehithe are all within a short drive and offer completely different experiences. Do you love the arts? If so in our local town we have The Cut arts centre who regularly hold an ecclectic mix of live performances and exhibitions. The world famous Snape Maltings is just down the road with internationally renowned artists performing. In addition we are a great spot from which to enjoy Latitude festival!
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Hunstanton Camping & Glamping

14 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents2 acres · King's Lynn, England
Hunstanton Camping and Glamping with mYminiBreak is located 2 minutes walk from the beach. Heacham is a large but quiet village just on the outskirts of the seaside town of Hunstanton. Providing a range of camping pitches for tents, campervans, caravans and motorhomes; you could also indulge in a ready-made stay in a Glamping Bell Tent or Shepherds Hut for a Glamping break away on the Norfolk coast. When you stay at Hunstanton Camping and Glamping with mYminiBreak you are conveniently located to explore the beach and its surrounding areas. Between the venue and the beach, you will find the entrance to a public footpath that takes you to Snettisham, a smaller and history-rich village through scenic rural countryside. It is also possible to walk to Hunstanton in the opposite direction along the promenade whilst enjoying the sea air and open views. Our campsite is one of only a handful of campsites located on the west coast of Norfolk and just a 2-minute walk from the beach gives us a prime location for watching the sunset go down in all its spectacular deep orange and red glory. Couple this with having some drinks with friends and family by your campfire or BBQ makes for a wonderful memory to share with your loved ones. We are campfire and dog friendly, and welcome your four-legged friends to stay with you across our camping and glamping accommodation Local shops only 5 minutes down the road takes a load off your mind knowing that if you forget any supplies you don't have to go without, making your experience while camping in Hunstanton a relaxed and fun time. We are a rural former dairy farm by the beach, there are free-ranging chickens and cockerels and they may make farmyard sounds, if you are a light sleeper, be sure to bring earplugs :) GLAMPERS PLEASE NOTE The Glamping Kitchenette is suitable for making small quick meals with the use of a microwave, oven & stove for cooking and grilling and a toaster and kettle, there is also a fridge provided. Showers and toilets are shared with the campsite with the exception of gas powered outside showers that are solely for glampers. We are a VERY dog-friendly venue, we welcome dogs and muddy boots and host many hikers and explorers of the Norfolk Coast, although every care has been taken to ensure very clean accommodation, it is possible that a dog hair or 2 escapes our conscientious eye, please bear this in mind and let us know should you find anything you are not happy with, we will get our housekeeping team to deal with the issue swiftly! Please note that the Glamping Bell Tents and Glamping Shepherds Huts are for 2 adults only with the exception of 1 Adult and 1 Child with prior consent from us, they are not suitable for under 2's and do not come with facilities for children or babies. Dogs are charged at £10 per dog per stay with a max of 3 dogs for Glamping and £3 per night per dog for Camping
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Dernwood Farm Wild Camping

17 units · Glamping, Tents70 acres · East Sussex, South East England
Camping and glamping in Sussex meadows and woodlands
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Oaksbrook Retreat

2 units · Glamping1 acre · Messing, England
Adults-only glamping on an equine smallholding in Essex.
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Bircham Windmill

18 units · Glamping, Motorhomes1 acre · Norfolk, England
Flat grassy tent pitches beneath a magnificent working windmill, all accompanied by Norfolk's best bakery
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Blooms Westerby Farm

2 units · Glamping7 acres · Outwell, England
Set on 7 acres Westerby Farm has a small fishing lake. Dotted around are shepherds huts and cabins and in the summer a couple of Bell Tents and a Yurt. Most of our accommodations are off grid and have outdoor cooking facilities. Toilets and showers are shared. There are wood fired hot tubs on a couple of the accommodations - these are exactly what they say, a tub that gets hot for you to sit in and listen to the wood crackling under the starry sky We are pet friendly so your dogs ( or cats ) are welcome to come with you Tents are welcome through the summer to pitch amongst our accommodation. On site we have an indoor and outdoor Archery Range and through the village runs a river where you can hire canoes and kayaks or bring along your own paddle board There are shops and a pub also within the village and we are also close to the historic town of Wisbech where Peckover House can be explored. There is soft play areas and bowling located at Guyhirn which is 10milea from site and in Stow bardolph is Church Farm where you can interact with animals and there are activities that you can do - the maze maze and play area is also 5 miles from site at skylark
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Horsley Hale Farm Glamping

20 units · Glamping6 acres · Ely, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia
An "Oasis in the Fens", the multi award winning Horsley Hale Farm is a magical place on the Cambridgeshire / Norfolk / Suffolk borders just ten minutes from the historic cathedral city of Ely and half an hour from Cambridge.With six acres of stunning fields, lake, gardens, woodland we offer the perfect space to escape from it all and get back to nature.We are pet friendly, child friendly and put sustainability and care for the environment at the heart of everything we do.We have an on site bar & cafe and we offer a wide range of outdoor activities for big and little guests alike to ensure that everyone makes magical memories.
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Hastingford Fishery Glamping

4 units · Glamping32 acres · Uckfield, England
Searching for a peaceful holiday/short break without kids underfoot? Ramble along to Hastingford Fishery, an adults-only shepherd's hut and fishing site set in a scenic lakeside setting less than five minutes’ drive from the East Sussex village of Hadlow Down and 20 minutes from Royal Tunbridge Wells. This site should suit couples or singles wanting to 'get away from it all' and also fishing fans down to the ground. It’s got several fishing lakes to choose from with lots of different species, so settle down on the banks with rod in hand and while away a few hours (or days) in quiet contemplation, waiting for something to bite. But please note, the site is not for 'competition anglers' although there are plenty of good sized carp around. and asks anyone fishing to only use barbless hooks, and for fish to be returned to the lake quickly after being caught.Not the fishing type? Chill out in and around your secluded hut, or there’s plenty to entertain in a leisurely fashion: paths wind around the lakes and through copses/shaws (as this is the High Weald) plus through the local countryside. There are spectacular views towards the South Downs National Park from the top lakes. A spring-fed lake is also on site to cool off in with some wild swimming. Lots of bird life around, with feeders outside each hut and waterfowl visitors to the lakes.When it comes to eats, pick up or have supplies delivered from supermarkets or takeaways in Uckfield, Heathfield or Crowborough or take a drive to Buxted Park for some posh food or pubs in Blackboys, Crowborough, Ringles Cross, 5 Ash Down, Rotherfield, or Buxted (it'll take about 10 minutes to drive to any of these). Lots of sample menus in huts.
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North Norfolk Camping & Glamping

13 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents15 acres · Sheringham, England
About Us mYminiBreak North Norfolk Camping and Glamping site is the perfect location for those who want to spend some time in the great outdoors. The Norfolk Coast Path - miles of walking paradise with many shorter circular routes that drift off from the main hike - is just a short drive away. There are a number of great local road walks, both for walking and cycling, that leave right from our campground. As a dog-friendly site, we have a beautiful natural lake where your dog can go paddling and a spacious meadow where they can run free. Come along with us on a camping trip in North Norfolk that you won't soon forget. Location The North Norfolk Camping & Glamping site is in the middle of the countryside, away from the hustle and bustle of urban life, but still only a short drive from the beach and the ocean. North Norfolk Camping & Glamping with mYminiBreak will give you a taste of what it's like to camp in the great outdoors, far from the hectic crowds of the city and close to the coast. Travel to Blakeney Point and Weybourne to see the Grey Seals that return to our shores each year to breed; hike through our woods to see fallow deer, owls, and other woodland creatures; and rest assured that wherever you go in North Norfolk, you will be surrounded by nature. Norfolk is the ideal place for those interested in nature because it is situated on the outskirts of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. And Located in rural North Norfolk, the town of Holt, with its historic Georgian architecture, is surrounded by scenic parks and coastlines. In this area, you'll find a wide variety of locally owned shops and eateries, many of which welcome dogs with open arms and provide them with pupuccinos, doggy menus, and plenty of clean, fresh water. If you and your pet are looking for a rural getaway, mYminiBreak's North Norfolk Camping & Glamping is a perfect choice. Put on your wellies and head out to the North Norfolk Coast, where you can experience nature at its finest in parks like Holt's and Sheringham's. You'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to coastal adventures thanks to having easy access to many options along the idyllic North Norfolk Coast, which includes beaches like Blakeney, Salthouse, Sheringham, and Cromer. Many of our beaches welcome dogs, so it's not uncommon to see pooches frolicking in the sand and surf. Visit the Norfolk Seals, or go samphire hunting in the numerous salt marshes. Take your dog on a walk around Baconsthorpe Castle, a stroll around the village of Burnham Market, or a hike along the Norfolk Coast Path for a memorable experience. Camping Options North Norfolk Camping & Glamping is the place to go if you and your dog are looking for a rustic, off-the-grid camping experience. Our North Norfolk countryside campsite, Holt Hollow, features open meadows, wooded areas rich in wildlife, and a beautiful lake surrounded by trees and shrubs. You can go primitive at Holt Hollow Campground, which has sites for camping stays of all shapes and sizes, from Hiker's tents and touring caravans to family tents and motorhomes. We also offer a glamping experience with bell tents and shepherd's huts. After a day of exploring the North Norfolk countryside, relax by the campfire and look up at the stars thanks to our region's low light pollution. Glamping Options Dogs are welcome at any of our glamping sites, and we even provide amenities like towels, beds, and bowls for them! Glamping Bell Tents - Our Glamping Bell Tents are ideal for groups of friends or family members who want to spend quality time away from the bustling city and reconnect with the peaceful countryside in North Norfolk, without having to lift a finger. You will have a wonderful time glamping with us on the North Norfolk Coast because our tents are tastefully decorated in a boho style and have everything you could need during your stay. Tent camping with all the creature comforts of home can be a great way to spend time with loved ones. Glamping Shepherds Huts - Our North Norfolk glamping shepherd huts are all individually crafted with love, fully insulated, and built on castors for portability. Our Glamping Shepherd Huts provide luxurious camping with all the modern conveniences you could want, making them perfect for a romantic retreat or a trip back to nature. Our outside fire pits and barbecue grills will keep you warm and toasty no matter what time of year it is. If you want to warm up a bit while gazing at the stars in our vast, open, dark skies, the fires are ideal for both the cold winter nights and the warm summer evenings. Blank Canvas Bell Tents - If you're prepared for the outdoors but don't have a tent or aren't fond of pitching tents, consider one of our Blank Canvas Bell Tents. Waterproof and complete with a mosquito net, our pre-erected blank canvas bell tents are perfect for large families or groups of friends on a budget who want to enjoy a glamping experience in the countryside. You can relax in the open air with a fire in our outdoor fire pit while enjoying a meal cooked on the BBQ. Facilities We allow campfires and provide pits for campers to use; we also sell wood for burning on-site. Restrooms and water fountains are readily available, and on-site conveniences like showers and flushing toilets are shared with the glampers. Your four-legged friends are more than welcome to join you at the mYminiBreak North Norfolk Campsite so that you can take in all that the North Norfolk Coast has to offer with the whole family.
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Dog-friendly shepherd's huts near Ipswich guide

Overview

Old town charm meets modern culture in this ancient city, but after a day’s urban exploration it’s well worth travelling beyond Ipswich’s bustling centre to experience quintessential British camping. Whether you want to pitch up on a farm in the borough’s suburbs or make your base further afield, you have plenty of options not far from Suffolk’s county town, with highlights including the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB, Broads National Park, and Breckland Special Protected Area.

Where to go

Ipswich Countryside

What Ipswich’s urban landscape lacks in camping opportunities, its scenic surrounds more than make up for. Satellite towns such as Woodbridge, Stowmarket, and Saxmundham offer all manner of camping facilities, including caravan parks, riverside pitches, and luxury glamping, as well as direct train access to the city centre.

Suffolk Coast

Encompassing 50 miles (80 km) of rugged coastline, this Area of Outstanding Beauty is around a half-hour drive or twenty-minute train ride from Ipswich. Holiday parks punctuate the seaside villages, windswept beaches, and wildlife reserves that line the coast, and opportunities for outdoor adventures abound, including surfing, hiking, and biking.

The Brecks

About an hour’s drive north of Ipswich, this expansive wilderness is best known for its coniferous wood, sandy heath, and dry climate—making it a popular spot for wildlife and its watchers, as well as hikers and mountain bikers. The gateway towns of Brandon or Thetford can be reached by train in around 90 minutes.

The Broads

Made up of around 120 miles (200 km) of waterways, this protected network is a great location for campers who like to keep on the move. Simply rent a boat in Norwich, Lowestoft, or Great Yarmouth chuck in your gear, and set off on your adventure, taking advantage of riverside campsites and pub gardens along the way.

When to go

Spring and summer are particularly busy times of year across Suffolk, so if you’re keen to beat the crowds consider an autumn or winter visit, when you’ll be rewarded with atmospheric skies, bird migrations, and cosy pub lunches.

Know before you go

  • Public transport is relatively easy to navigate, but if you’re on a time limit it’s worth bringing or renting a vehicle.
  • Wild swimming is a popular activity in the region, so if you’re up for a dip make sure to prepare and take all precautions.
  • Holiday parks can book up quickly, so make your plans well in advance.
  • Gear, including bikes and canoes, can often be rented at sites.

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