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- Spacious bell tent on a rural Wiltshire smallholding
- A 20-minute drive to Salisbury and 30 minutes to Stonehenge
- Sole use of the site, with barbecues and covered kitchen provided
No need to pick your way around other people and their kit at this secluded site: book your patch at The Firs, in the village of East Grimstead, and you’ll have half an acre of well-kept Wiltshire meadow all to yourselves.
That generous offering gives you plenty of space for all manner of outdoors time… whether you’re up for gallivanting around in nature or lying back to watch the world go by (hammocks, deckchairs and picnic benches are artfully spread around the site to aid with the latter). Those who’d rather get up and ramble should venture off to Bentley Wood, a couple of miles away, a sprawling forest that's home to some of the UK’s rarest butterfly species.
Wiltshire is renowned for its prehistoric landscape, but why leave the modern world behind? The swish bell tent is stacked with top-notch facilities, with access to a piping hot shower and a private loo. The site was designed with outdoor cookouts in mind, so there’s no need to bring the kitchen sink as facilities are provided.
Outdoor chefs can choose between a gas and coal-fired barbecue, and there’s also a covered kitchen, complete with cooking equipment, for when you need protection from the elements. A stack of firewood is also thrown in to help keep you toasty on chilly evenings under the stars.
Open from 07/01/2022 to 08/30/2022
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We had a wonderful break at “The Firs”. Can’t wait to return next year
A very well catered, sole use glamping set up, perfect for families.
Already booked 2 more stays for next year we loved it so much
A real gem of a site.
Perfect time away. Lovely tent, lots of outdoor space. Farm …
Perfect place to get away from the stress of everyday …
Tent was comfortable and spacious Kitchen was very well equipped, …
Superb! Great host, great site, great tents, great facilities - …
Amazing stay! Already making plans to return for longer.
Dedicated shower facility per glamping unit
Dedicated toilet facility per glamping unit
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Electric car charging point(s)
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Dog walk nearby
Public transportation nearby
Tiny (1-10 sites)
Leisure/theme park nearby
- Coach stations
Millstream Coach Park
— 8.8 kilometres
8.8 kilometres Red Rover — 11.0 kilometres
11.0 kilometres Canada Corner — 11.3 kilometres
- Train stations
Dean Rail Station
— 3.1 kilometres
3.1 kilometres Mottisfont & Dunbridge Rail Station — 9.3 kilometres
9.3 kilometres Salisbury Rail Station — 9.3 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal
— 25.8 kilometres
25.8 kilometres Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal — 25.9 kilometres
25.9 kilometres Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal — 28.1 kilometres
— 24.9 kilometres
24.9 kilometres Bournemouth International Airport — 32.5 kilometres
History (in the form of a famed cathedral and the 18th-century Mompesson House) sits cheek-by-jowl with a range of shops and places to eat in Salisbury (20 minutes’ drive). If you fancy a car-free jaunt, the city is also easily accessible from the site by bus.
Prehistoric Stonehenge (half an hour) is a must-see, of course, but were you aware that there’s also a second Neolithic site – Woodhenge – about the same distance away? If ancient druids are your thing, you might also want to venture up to Avebury Stone Circle (around an hour).
For tiddler-pleasing days, head over to Paultons Park (half an hour) for rides and an audience with Peppa Pig, or aim for the wilder beasts that roam the plains of Longleat Safari Park (just under an hour). If you fancy filling a day or two with rural rambles (and maybe a pub lunch or two along the way), cross into Hampshire for the trails and taverns of the New Forest. First-timers may like to get their bearings at Lyndhurst’s New Forest Heritage Centre (half an hour).
- Salisbury Cathedral (8.6 kilometres)
- Mottisfont Abbey Garden, House and Estate (9.7 kilometres)
- Old Sarum (9.7 kilometres)
- Mompesson House (8.7 kilometres)
- Mottisfont (9.7 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
- Does The Firs have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is The Firs dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near The Firs? History (in the form of a famed cathedral and the 18th-century Mompesson House) sits cheek-by-jowl with a range of shops and places to eat in Salisbury (20 minutes’ drive). If you fancy … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of The Firs?
On-site accommodation Arrive: 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.