One of the best ways to go off the beaten track when exploring the UK is to go glamping. I spent last weekend in a yurt at Brook House Woods in Herefordshire and we had such a wonderful time deep in the woods!
Brook House Woods offers guests the opportunity to come and relax in one of their amazing accommodation experiences. You can stay in a luxury treehouse, a lovely Yurt, a hidden Hobbit House or even a floating Goji Tree Tent.
In the woods and surrounding areas, you can also find wildlife like hares, hedgehogs and deer and there are lots of on-site activities to get involved in too. They hold workshops and classes on everything from, green woodworking, yoga, and tasting sessions. As well as in-room massage and a gorgeous wood-fired hot tub.
And you can even get hot home-cooked meals delivered to your door, locally sourced breakfast hampers and pizza packages to cook in the wood-fired oven. This place really is a relaxing break from the chaos of modern life!
You can be sure to return home after a stay here feeling pampered, relaxed and at one with nature.
All accommodation at Brook House Woods is located within the woods, with its own veranda, beside a grassy meadow looking out over the Frome valley and the Malvern Hills.
For our stay at Brook House Woods, we stayed in their gorgeous yurt! A brand new addition to their collection of accommodation, the yurt is a circular dome, with traditional beams and furnished with a wood-burning stove.
Inside you can also find a double bed and feather duvets, with seating space for playing cards. On the decking across the meadow from the yurt, you can find a sitting area with hand-made greenwood chairs and private fire pit with deck chairs for enjoying the sun whilst looking out over the Malvern Hills.
On the same decking area of the yurt, you can find your personal bathroom complete with hot shower, basin and new breed Swedish compost loo. And located behind this is your own kitchen, with fridge, gas hob, le Creuset pans, kettle, cafeitere, tea, coffee and all the little extras you may need for cooking up a storm.
Having stayed at many glamping and self-catered accommodation providers over the years you can really tell the best from the rest by the way they cater for you with the small things. There have been so many times we have headed to an accommodation provider and there is nothing, not even salt and pepper and oil. These guys had all the basics and it was great!
But if you don’t fancy doing any cooking yourself, you can order hot home-cooked meals delivered to your door and delicious local produce breakfast hampers for you to cook up at your leisure.
The yurt encompasses everything Will and Penny are passionate about, and they’ve made this amazing structure from scratch. From the timber platform, it stands on, Roundwood double bed, greenwood chairs and the sculpted criss-cross walls. Everything at Brook House Woods has been hand-crafted!!!
The Woodland Cinema
On our second night at Brook House Woods, we booked our slot for The Woodland Cinema. Guests can book a slot at the cinema after booking their stay, it comes with Bluetooth headphones so as not to disturb anyone, and is totally hidden in the woods.
The Eco Credentials
Prices for the yurt start at £90 per night, the hobbit house starts from £100 per night, for Goji £120 per night and for a treehouse £160 per night.
Brook House Woods, Brook House Farm Avenbury Lane Bromyard HR7 4LB
Brook House Woods is the perfect place to head on a UK glamping adventure, whether you want to go hiking across The Malverns or curl up in your yurt with a book. BOOK YOUR STAY NOW!
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