Cosy cabin getaways with Pitchup.com from £7.50pppn
Oct 21 2014 Posted by Samantha Marsh
--Go glamping in a snug UK cabin--
--North Wales, Inverness, Cumbria --
This winter, why not take shelter from the cold winds and rain in the comfort of a cosy cabin with outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com? They have revealed three fantastic cabin stays in beautiful locations across the UK, with availability over the winter season. Enjoy a break in North Wales, Inverness or Cumbria from just £7.50pppn...
The Hut at Hafod Las - North Wales, from £20.00pppn
Wrexham, North Wales: Pitchup.com has availability on its shepherd’s hut at The Hut at Hafod Las this season with prices starting from £40 per night based on two people sharing (£20.00pppn).
Situated in a pretty meadow on the outskirts of a picturesque village in Wrexham, The Hut at Hafod Las provides well-equipped, self-catering accommodation in the form of a cosy shepherd’s hut. Nearby, the village of Minera is steeped with history, and there are many footpaths and trails to be explored close by. Within an hour, guests can be in the centre of Liverpool or Manchester, Snowdonia National Park, or discovering the stunning coastline of North Wales.
The shepherd’s hut provides everything needed for the perfect glamping experience this winter. It features a large sofa which transforms into a double bed (bedding is provided), a kitchen with an electric hob, a dining area, an ensuite wet room and a log burner to keep guests warm on those chilly winter evenings. Guests have private access to the hut, off-road parking and secure storage for bikes, and the use of a fridge in the barn next door, a barbecue and an outside dining area.
Camping Pod Heaven - Inverness, from £10.50pppn
Inverness, Scotland: Pitchup.com has availability on its camping pods at Camping Pod Heaven this season with prices starting from £42 per night based on four people sharing (£10.50pppn).
Situated in the lovely village of Abriachan just twelve miles from Inverness, Camping Pod Heaven offers a fantastic camping experience without the hassle of putting up a tent. Guests can get involved in a range of activities including walking trails, cycling, mountain biking, and go on a boat trip on the world-famous Loch Ness - which is just a five-minute drive away.
Each distinctively shaped pod comfortably sleeps four adults and has mattresses, a double electric socket, heating and a private entrance. They also have a shared bathroom. The special roofing material cuts down the noise of heavy rain, while the windows and lockable door have double glazing to reduce condensation and provide sound insulation.
Moss Side Farm Campsite - Cumbria, from £7.50pppn
Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria: Pitchup.com has availability on its rail cabin pod at Moss Side Farm Campsite this season with prices starting from £30 per night based on four people sharing (£7.50pppn).
Located in a beautiful woodland valley, this friendly, family-run site, set on a farm, offers quirky accommodation in a gorgeous location with fantastic views of the fells leading down to the Irish Sea. The historic village of Broughton-in-Furness with its shops, pubs and restaurants is just a seven-minute drive away, or a thirty-minute scenic walk. The farm is a working hill farm and has sheep, cows, ponies, ducks and hens which are always a huge hit amongst young guests.
The quirky rail cabin pod is cosily furnished and features one double bed and a bunk bed. There is also a chair, table, candles and a woodburning stove (wood is provided). There is a room with a sink for washing up and a freezer. Dogs allowed.
For more information visit www.pitchup.com. All prices correct at time of writing.
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