Yurts, tipis and Berber tents

A camping pod and a tent at the National Trust campsite at Great Langdale, Cumbria.

Spend a night under canvas with a difference in one of our tented glamping options complete with life’s little luxuries.

Gibside, Tyne and Wear

Gibside is an elegant landscape garden peppered with architectural delights and picturesque picnic spots. There are over 15 miles of footpaths to explore and views of the Derwent Valley to discover.

The Mongolian yurts at Cut Thorn Farm provide the perfect combination of back-to-nature living without compromising on comfort. There are futon-style beds, cooking facilities, wood burning stoves, solar lighting and even solar-powered phone chargers.

  • Each yurts from £119 for two nights (the price is per yurt, not per person)
  • Large yurts sleep six and smaller yurts sleep four
  • Yurts available from the middle of March to the end of October
  • For more information please call 07823 334910


While staying at the yurts, you’re a short stroll away from Gibside, so perhaps on a Friday and Saturday there may be time to venture to Gibside Pub for some real ale and stone-baked pizza.

There are also family camping weekends at Gibside in May and August.

Lake District, Cumbria

The Lake District is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle and immerse yourself in nature. With spectacular scenery to explore on foot, by bike or in the saddle it offers an unmissable outdoors experience.

Wasdale Campsite in the remote western valleys have two Nordic tipis whilst Low Wray Campsite by the shore of Windermere boasts two fully-equipped Safari tents. They all have wood burning stoves to make them extra cosy.

See individual campsites for prices, sizes and booking information.

Another glamping option at our Low Wray campsite is the camping hammocks. All four of our Lake District campsites have tent pitches and space for campervans.

Long Valley yurt camp at Great Langdale, Cumbria

Lake District, Cumbria 

Find out about some of the other glamping available at our Lake District campsite. These need to be booked directly with our partner companies who offer a range of glamping options.

A person with their legs up resting on a seat, laid back and relaxing in front of their tent on a sunny day

Camping  

From camping to glamping, find your spot under the stars and camp at one of our rural locations.

Castle Ward Caravan Park hiddden amongst the woodlands

National Trust caravan sites 

Touring caravans and motorhomes are welcome on several of our properties. Bring boots, bikes, surfboards or put your feet up and just relax taking in the views.