By Alex Saint
As soon as the sun shows its face in the UK, the barbecues are out and we can’t help but dream of holidays. Luckily, with incredible UK staycation ideas right under our noses, there’s no need to go overseas to make amazing memories! Whether you’re looking for glamping pods with hot tubs or a yurt with a hot tub out back, check out these 7 romantic UK glamping sites and prepare to fall in love.
If your heart’s set on a weekend away in the Lakes, why not throw a hot tub into the mix and take your trip to the next level? With majestic castles, waterfall walks, and spellbinding scenery that’s inspired the likes of Wordsworth, glamping with a hot tub in the Lake District is the perfect escape from busy modern life. Hike the hills to watch beautiful sunsets together or hire a boat for the afternoon — there are more than enough romantic things to do in the Lake District to keep any couple happy.
Honey Bee Shepherd’s Hut — Hawkshead
Why we love it: This quirky Honey Bee Shepherd’s Hut is ideal for a romantic weekend — if you’re looking for luxury glamping with a hot tub, you’re bound to be impressed. Sink into the plush king-size double bed under a glass roof for stargazing before hopping into your private hot tub with a picturesque garden view. Remember to check out our money-saving Airbnb offers to discover unbeatable last-minute holiday deals.
Long Valley Yurts — Coniston
Why we love it: You can squeeze up to six people into this yurt with a hot tub in the Lake District, but couples will adore this Moroccan-themed hideaway and embrace the extra space. Strings of solar-powered fairy lights give the interior a romantic glow, and a pre-light service for the wood-fired hot tub lends this stay a luxurious edge.
Sandy beaches, medieval towns, and moorland national parks where wild ponies roam free — a romantic trip to Devon is the staycation we all deserve! From the award-winning sands of Woolacombe Bay to the kind of rolling hills you’d find in a Tolkien novel, there are Devonshire settings to suit every romantic’s mood. Learn to surf together or climb a Dartmoor tor, there’s plenty of outdoorsy fun to spark any couple’s interest and top-notch glamping stays to keep that fire alight.
Moor Hen Shepherd Hut — Cullompton
Why we love it: If you’re looking for romantic weekend getaways with a hot tub in the South West, this welcoming shepherd’s hut overlooking the fishing lakes at Ponsford Ponds could be the one for you. Spend your days exploring the nearby Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty before coming home to your private decking and bubbling, three-seater hot tub.
Haystore Luxury Railway Carriage — Nr Taunton
Why we love it: Looking for a glamping stay with a bit of a twist? Consider this quirky, reclaimed railway carriage — one of our more unusual romantic weekend breaks. Situated on a family farm with idyllic views across the orchards, this imaginative hideaway is the perfect place to unwind, relax and reset. Admire the stylish interior with its modern design-led features and snuggle up beside the firepit with a glass of wine to put the world to rights.
From pasties to pirates with a detour past stunning coastlines, Cornwall is a hugely popular choice for glamping holidays in the UK. From sandy coves and wild surf to cream teas and pirate lore, there’s no place like Cornwall to get you in the mood for romance. It’s also worth noting that this part of the country clocks up over 1740 hours of sunshine a year — just what you need for an outdoor adventure.
Rivendell Glamping Pods with hot tub — North Tamerton, Bude
Why we love it: The perfect pad for two people to get cosy, these snug glamping pods on the border of Cornwall and Devon offer beautiful countryside views. Relax in your own bubbling hot tub, cook up a summer feast with the BBQ, and stay up late for a touch of stargazing under the endless night skies. For savings of up to 50% on Members Only deals, check out our Booking.com offers!
Sky View Shepherd’s Huts — Redruth
Why we love it: If rustic cabins with hot tubs sound right up your street, this charming wooden chalet will put a smile on your face. While away the afternoon spotting dolphins and seals off the unspoilt St. Agnes Heritage Coast before heading back to this hideaway for alfresco drinks and a dip in the woodfired hot tub. And if glamping with dogs is high on your wishlist, you’ll be happy to hear that four-legged friends are welcome.
Hop in the car and head north to beautiful Scotland, where glittering lochs, ancient castles and rugged landscape promise the ultimate romantic adventure. Scotland is known for its mercurial weather, so forego the flimsy tent and choose accommodation with a solid structure to protect you from the elements. This is the kind of country that log cabins were built for, but glamping pods or a quirky treehouse will also do the job nicely. We’re big fans of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, so here are a couple of our favourite romantic breaks from this majestic part of the earth.
Bonnie Barns Glamping — Loch Lomond
Why we love it: Experience the wild nature of Scotland around stunning Loch Lomond, and book a stay at one of these luxury glamping pods with hot tubs on the doorstep. Each stylish unit comes with a flat-screen TV and a fully equipped kitchen, so you don’t have to forego those creature comforts as you enjoy the Great Outdoors. Work up a sweat with a long day of hiking or cycling before coming home to soak in your private hot tub with spectacular views of the hills.
Loch Lomond Treehouse
Why we love it: Embrace a quirky stay at this luxury treehouse glamping location and hide away from the world in a magical fairy-lit garden. Although technically, this property doesn’t come with a hot tub, there’s a secluded rolltop bath outside on the decking that ramps the romance factor up to ten. Blankets and a wood-burning stove create a cosy scene for the evening, and you can even cuddle up to your pet for extra warmth at this dreamy dog-friendly glamping site.
From quaint pubs and historic houses to soaring cable car rides and extreme water sports, there are plenty of things to do in the Peak District to keep couples entertained. Whether long walks and lazy evenings or white knuckle activities appeal, glamping in the Peak District can offer it all. With sweeping scenery, endless cycle trails and epic hikes on the horizon, choose a Peak District glamping holiday to get back to nature and reconnect with that certain special someone.
Gaia’s Hideaway — luxury yurt with hot tub in Buxton
Why we love it: Base your stay near the elegant village of Buxton in this luxury yurt and experience the Peak District with a little dash of opulence. With a strong 9.8 score for comfort from Booking.com reviews, there’s no doubt you’ll find it hard to go back to regular camping after a night in this super-soft bed. Gaia’s Hideaway is part of the Travel Sustainable collection, meaning you are doing your bit for the planet while enjoying a romantic stay.
Superior Bell Tent — Edale
Why we love it: This sweet eco-glampsite has everything you need for romance with a snug yet spacious bell tent and plenty of private outside space. Wash away your worries in the outside shower with an inspiring view of the mountains before lighting the fire pit to get toasty and watch the day turn into night. All your cooking basics, a coffee maker and a BBQ grill are included for your convenience, so you can enjoy all the benefits of glamorous camping without sweating the small stuff.
Escape to the country with a glamping trip in the Cotswolds, and get set to give romance a fresh lease of life. This scenic part of the UK is a popular spot for celebrities, so there are plenty of upmarket places to eat and drink while you soak in the postcard-perfect views. This huge Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is the largest in England and Wales — an idyllic spot to get your fill of nature.
Kingfisher Riverside Glamping — Kempsford
Why we love it: Get in the mood for romance at this rustic cabin in the woods, perched beside the crystal waters of the sparkling River Coln. With top country trails stretching out in every direction, it’s the perfect place for dog walks while the woodfired hot tub soothes sore muscles at the end of an active day. This snug bolthole boasts solar-powered heating and a USB charger, so enjoy that feeling of being off-grid as you hide away from the world.
Cherry Tree Glamping — Stroud
Why we love it: This Cotswold lodge with a hot tub is set on a highly rated glampsite where well-maintained gardens and comfortable beds promise a relaxing stay. You can keep your costs low by prepping meals in your fully equipped kitchen or treat yourself to dinner at one of the welcoming pubs that aren’t too far from your door. Dogs will enjoy the safely enclosed gardens while little touches like the welcome hamper keep guests coming back for more.
Whether you’re a couple who climbs mountains, plays on the beach, or explores quaint towns, you’ll find it all in this diverse country. Glamping near Snowdon offers access to the highest mountain in Wales with impressive panoramas of the rugged Welsh landscape while the verdant valleys of the Brecon Beacons provide endless cycling and walking adventures. Glamping in Wales is a nature lover’s dream.
Golden Oak Hideaway at Garwnant — Glamping Brecon Beacons
Why we love it: Tuck yourself away from the world at this luxury glamping retreat, right in the heart of the forest. This wooden cabin is decked out in jewel-toned shades and paradise-inspired fabrics, setting the scene for a romantic staycation you won’t soon forget. Soak in the freestanding bath or cuddle up in the cocoon chair for two on your private outside decking. Or simply jump into the hot tub with a bottle of bubbly and raise a toast to romance.
Golden Oak Hideaway at Beddgelert — Glamping near Snowdon
Why we love it: Relax into a life that’s a little more comfortable in this romantic cabin for two, nestled among the towering trees of Snowdonia National Park. From the chilled bottle of prosecco on arrival to the eco-friendly toiletries, it's the thoughtful touches that make this accommodation shine. Plus, this is luxury dog-friendly glamping at its finest, so you can bring your loyal pal along for the ride. Swing by our Forest Holidays offers page to check for the latest deals.