Where to go in Yorkshire for a peaceful camping or glamping getaway

Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 4:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 4:25 pm

In need of a relaxing getaway?

Trade the city for the countryside and head to one of these stunning spots around Yorkshire, where you can enjoy a blissful camping - or glamping - holiday escape.

The Hideaway@Baxby Manor

Boasting 40 pitches in a six acre field which is nestled amid a sprawling farm estate, The Hideaway offers a tranquil spot to flee the everyday hustle and bustle, and there are a wealth of walking and cycling routes close by making it an ideal base for keen outdoor adventurers.

Visit: Amplecarr, Husthwaite, York, YO61 4PW - thehideawayatbaxbymanor.co.uk

Catgill Campsite

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Spend a night surrounded by natural beauty on the Chatsworth Estate in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, where Bolton Abbey and the Dalesway footpath are just a stone's throw away, along with some of Yorkshire's most picturesque towns.

While it is a more traditional camping experience with visitors pitching up their own tents, there are luxuries in the form of a shower block with hot showers, washbasins and toilets, a small shop, communal fridge freezers and fire pits available to hire on request.

Visit: Catgill Farm, Bolton Abbey, BD23 6HA - catgillcampsite.co.uk

Camp Katur

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Set within the stunning 250 acre Camp Hill Manor Estate, campers can enjoy a range of snug accommodation, from cosy cabins and Hobbit pods, to tipis and geodomes, ensuring your stay will be a comfortable one.

And with a wide array of activities to enjoy onsite, including Segway treks, assault courses, high ropes and zip wire, there's certainly no time to be bored.

Visit: Kirklington, Bedale, DL8 2LS - campkatur.com

Humble Bee Farm

With a choice of luxurious wigwams complete with wood-fried hot tubs, bell tents, Nomadic yurts, or traditional tent pitches, there's accommodation to suit every fancy at Humble Bee Farm, and with the Yorkshire coast sitting just a few miles away, there's plenty to explore nearby.

Visit: Flixton, Scarborough, YO11 3UJ - humblebeefarm.co.uk

Buckden Camping

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Combining both glamping and traditional camping, visitors can choose between cosy wooden glamping pods or opt to set up camp in the meadowland by the river and Dales Way footpath at this site in Buckden.

Beautiful walking routes, waterfalls and a host of popular tourist attractions sit within easy driving distance, so you can be sure of plenty to do during your stay.

Visit: Heber Farm, Buckden, Skipton, BD23 5JA - buckdencamping.co.uk

Acorn Glade

Occupying a picturesque spot on the fringes of the Vale of York and the Yorkshire Wolds, campers can bask in the glorious lakeside setting and enjoy taking a load off in the luxurious accommodation, which includes log cabins, yurts and a charming gypsy wagon.

And the site is a WiFi free zone, making it ideal for escaping modern life and getting back to basics.

Visit: Kidd Lane, Melbourne, York, YO42 4QF - acornglade.co.uk

Swaledale Yurts

Home to a number of pitches alongside five charming yurts, this quiet family run campsite on the banks of the River Swale is sure to win you over with its beautiful rural location.

There's an array of adventurous pursuits to enjoy close by, including mountain biking, gorge walking and climbing, and there's a private hot tub available for hire to ease your aches on pains after a day's exploring.

Visit: Park House, Keld, DL11 6DZ - swaledaleyurts.com

Masons Campsite

Occupying a scenic spot in the heart of the North Yorkshire Dales, visitors can either set up camp on the main field or opt for a more glamorous option and nestle down in a safari tent, a cosy yurt or a cool VW retro campervan, which are all set up and available to hire on site.

Visit: Appletreewick, Skipton, BD23 6DD - masonscampsite.co.uk

Jollydays Glamping

The Jollydays camp sits nestled amid 200 acres of woodland and is home to 22 tents, each of which sit no closer than 15 metres to each other to ensure guests have plenty of peace and privacy.

There are modern luxuries to be enjoyed on site, including proper beds, hot showers, toilets and fires, making it perfect for those who want a posher camping experience.

Visit: Buttercrambe Moor Wood, York, YO41 1AP - jollydaysglamping.co.uk

Ready Camp

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Ready Camp's site in Scarborough offers visitors a glamorous stay in stylish glamping tents complete with beds, sofa and a dining area, along with a fully stocked crockery cupboard so you can cook up some delicious meals during your stay.

Visit: Scarborough Camping and Caravanning Club, Field Lane, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO13 0DA - campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk