Homestead Glamping and Camping

UK England West Midlands Herefordshire

  • 10+ metres between camping pitches
  • Distance markers in shared facilities
  • Deep cleaning of shared facilities
  • Hand sanitising stations
  • Good walks nearby
Quiet farm camping in Herefordshire's cider country

Homestead Glamping and Camping, situated in the hamlet of Norton Wood in rural Herefordshire, a half-hour drive from the book town of Hay-on-Wye, boasts a setting so serene that even the butterflies are falling over themselves to get here. The meadow opposite the campsite is a true wildflower spectacle, owned by a local nature trust and used to collect wild seed mixes to send around the country. Natural pollination, however, means the Newhouse camping meadow is a riot of lush grasses too and the perfect setting for back-to-nature camping.

With the peaceful setting put first, there’s really very little to the place. The camping meadow, just off of quirky named ‘Pig Street’, has portable-style toilets, hand sanitiser stations and mains water but there are no showers or clumsy concrete facilities. Instead, the farm is all about space and simple pleasures. Spotting red admirals and purple emperors, exploring the surrounding hills or setting out on a walk from the farm to return to nights beneath the clear, unpolluted skies.

There are several footpaths running from the campsite, which is located along the Black and White Property Trail, a local walking route that takes in a series of picturesque villages known for their black-and-white half-timbered style and buildings dating back to medieval times. There are plenty of good pub stops along the way, with the route running through a rich landscape of orchards and hopyards that supply the local eateries. The cathedral city of Hereford is a half-hour drive and has endless foodie options and there are plenty of good boltholes in Kington and Hay-on-Wye too. At the latter you can hire canoes for river adventures or pick them up by the old toll bridge across the Wye in Whitney.

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Details

Facilities

Our glamping facilities include your own en-suite shower, vanity unit and compost toilet. Outside we provide your own fire pit barbecue and seating area. You have your own individual kitchen unit with gas rings and utilities.

Suitable For

Perfect for couples. Please note no dogs are allowed.

Nearby

The surrounding area is rich with scenic walks, not least the ridge at The Cat's Back and the famous Offa's Dyke path. For the more intrepid, the Wye Valley has some great kayaking and canoeing trails. The historic cathedral city of Hereford is around 12 miles from Newhouse Farm while the Welsh border town of Brecon and the bibliophiles' haven of Hay-on-Wye are a mere 30 mins drive away. For pony treks try Brwyngwyn Riding Centre in the beautiful hills just above Hay-on-Wye. (01497 851 669; one hour hacks kids/adults £17/20). Cycle mapped routes in the stunning Black Mountains and Brecon beacons with Black Mountain Activities (01497 847897; half a day/full day hire £20/30).

Food & Drink

The Stagg Inn (01544 230221) is 15 minutes’ drive from Newhouse Farm and offers very fine dining and there's a pair of good pubs, cafés and an Indian takeaway (Lalbagh; 01544 318210) in the village of Weobley. Nick also recommends the riverside Rhydspence Inn (01497 831262), set in a beautifully old and jaunty timber building on the way to Hay. Hereford, Hay-on-Wye and the surrounding area have a mass of eating options to suit all budgets.

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The Owner Says

Situated in the depths of rural Herefordshire countryside, in the hamlet of Norton Wood, Homestead Glamping and Camping has lovely views of the far reaching Welsh hills. This is an excellent walking and cycling area with many marked out paths and is located on the Black and White Trail which leads through pretty villages and beautiful landscape. The local area has nature reserves and conservation fields, and this cider-growing region is home to many stunning orchards. Nearby villages have many pubs and restaurants and the unique book town of Hay-on-Wye which also hosts the famous Hay festival in May is only 30 minutes away. The beautiful River Wye is notorious for Barbel, Chubb,Trout and Salmon. Carp and course fishing lakes are close by and offer day ticket fishing facilities. The Cathedral city of Hereford, on the border between England and Wales is a treasure trove of historic buildings and artefacts. The Cathedral holds the Mappa Mundi and also has one of the four surviving copies of the 1217 version of the Magna Carta and if that isn't enough the Cathedral houses the largest Chained Library in the world and only 12 miles approx from the campsite.

Accommodation

3 Fully furnished bell tents.

Bluebell

Bell tent Sleeps 2
5m fully furnished bell tent with a bespoke hot shower, vanity unit with hot water and a compost toilet located in a beautiful quiet meadow.

Lilliebell

Bell tent Sleeps 2
5m fully furnished bell tent with a bespoke hot shower, vanity unit with hot water and a compost toilet located in a beautiful quiet meadow.

Rosiebell

Bell tent Sleeps 2
5m fully furnished bell tent with a bespoke hot shower, vanity unit with hot water and a compost toilet located in a beautiful quiet meadow.

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Location

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Getting There

Take the A480 west out of Hereford. After six miles pass through Yazor. Two miles past Yazor, take the turning on the left to Norton Canon. Carry on for a mile and a half until you see a white house on the left called New House Farm. 

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Why book with Glampingly?

  • Coronavirus Booking Guarantee
  • Best Price Guarantee, with no fees
  • Instant booking confirmation
  • Trusted for over 10 years
  • A chance to win prizes in our regular competitions

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