Glamping is a new concept in the UK and is a great way of experiencing the Yorkshire Coast. It’s a type of camping whereby the accommodation is much better than a traditional camping experience and not to be confused with caravanning.
The coastline of Yorkshire is the perfect destination for those who are looking for a luxurious camping experience while still being in the outdoors. Glamping Yorkshire Coast offers the best of both worlds with a wide variety of cabin and tent options for guests to choose from.
One of the reasons people love the area is because it is a safe place to explore with a lot of wildlife and beautiful scenery.
The coastline also has a lot of history, including the ports that were used to transport goods for the wool and cloth industries.
The area is also home to several natural landmarks, including Flamborough Head, which looks out over the North Sea.
Top 5 Glamping Yorkshire Coast Spots
The Yorkshire coast is a great place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Pick one of the Glamping Yorkshire Coast Spots from our list.
1. Pinewood Park
Pinewood Park is a wild-west themed family-friendly holiday park located 2 miles away from Scarborough with a wide range of different types of glamping accommodation.
From luxury lodge with hot tub and custom built Woody’s Western Wagons to stylish tipis, Cowboy Camping Shacks and Camping Cabins, you can find an ideal accommodation to suit your needs. Pinewood Park has additional pitches for touring caravans and a camping field for around 14 tents with electric hook-ups.
There’s so much to do when staying at Pinewood Park, from strolling along the beach, overlooking the Scarborough Castle, visiting Sea Life Centre and Peasholm Park, and much more. With a great atmosphere and a truly amazing range of accommodation Pinewood Park is ideal for families and couples. Most of the units on site are dog-friendly too.
2. The Follies
The Follies will provide you with a unique glamping experience in a cottage constructed in 1825. with authentic Filey Brigg stones located in the village Hunmanby, North Yorkshire. It consists of 2 detached gatehouses surrounded by ¾ acres of natural country land and abundant wildlife, including rabbits, owls and squirrels.
This restored cottage sleeps 2 in a gallery double bedroom and is equipped with a dining room, full kitchen and bathroom.
There are plenty of things to discover in the area, such as exploring the coast, historic town of Filey, Scarborough, Bridlington and the city of York. You will find plenty of shops and pubs within walking distance. Golf course is located nearby, fishing is available and Bempton Cliffs are great for bird-watching.
If you are looking for a romantic getaway to the North Yorkshire coast, the Follies is a great choice for you. The Follies is dog-friendly, but not suitable for children.
3. Ilkley Pump House
Known as one of Yorkshire’s most unique cottages, Ilkley Pump House is set on 35 acres of private property close to the spa town of Ilkley. The cottage sleeps 2 and features handmade kitchen and king size bedroom with freestanding bath. From the outdoor hot tub you can enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding area.
The cottage is located close to the Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent and Whernside with a wide range of hiking trails and walking paths to explore. If you’re searching for a romantic glamping escape for a couple, this is the one to beat.
4. Hollym Park Glamping
Hollym Park Glamping is arguably the most popular glamping site on Yorkshire Coast and promises something for every member of the family. This family-run glamping site is located in a peaceful East Riding of Yorkshire village with a range of glamping pods, Shepherds Huts and epic Daisy Decker bus available in a range of sizes.
There are shared facilities on site, including showers, toilets, a kitchen area and a changing room, a children’s adventure play area and caravan and motorhome pitches are also available. Local village with shops and pubs is just 5 minutes away. Popular activities include golf, fruit picking, hiking, cycling, horse riding, swimming, fishing, funfair, paddle boarding, kayaking, Withernsea Festival (during the month of August) and more.
5. Evening Star @ Engine Shed
If you and your family are looking for a cosy and unique Yorkshire Coast glamping retreat, look no further than Engine Shed in the heart of seaside town of Whitby. Evening Star is an apartment inside Engine Shed redone in 2019 overlooking the station, steam railway and the Abbey.
Evening Star sleeps 4 and comes with a modern kitchen and all appliances where you can prepare your delicious meals, living and dining area and two double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom.
Evening Star is ideal for family getaways who are looking to explore the coast of Yorkshire.
The local area is great to spend your summer holidays and Whitby is a buzzing seaside town with a lot to offer, including local pubs, restaurants, shops, attractions and beaches. There’s plenty of things to keep you entertained.
Glamping Yorkshire Coast
Have you been glamping on Yorkshire Coast? Is there a glamping site that should be included in this list? Let me know in the comments.