Tucked away in Appin on Scotland’s west coast, this retreat’s two open-plan pods are nestled among birch trees. Its 70-square-metre domes feature kitchens, cedar-decked bathrooms and handmade hot tubs. The pod’s windows offer a panoramic view of Loch Linnhe and a medieval castle.
Take the 2.5-hour train ride from London to this family-run farm retreat in Dorset’s idyllic countryside. Here, guests can stay in traditional Mongolian yurts overlooking farm fields. The site’s amenities include a play area, communal kitchen and private shower in a converted hay barn. Spend nights by the fire or stargazing through the yurt’s skylight.
This rural-woodland glamping site offers campers the option of a vintage caravan (camping trailer), yurt or cottage stay and even a tree house with kitchenette and wraparound deck. Three hours northwest of Dublin, it also features spa treatments, herb and fairy gardens, hammocks and nightly campfires around which guests share stories.
Rambling On: A Walking Holiday in the British Isles
Travel writer, Dan Rubinstein, shares his love of walking holidays in the British Isles. As he hikes along rugged shorelines and through idyllic villages, strangers become friends, hearty pub fare is fuel for the trails, and with each step comes a new perspective.