Bell Tent

UK England West Midlands Warwickshire Shipston-on-Stour Cotswolds Camping at Holycombe

  • Sleeps 2 (max 2 adults, 1 children)
Cosy Bell tent glamping, nestled in the unspoiled Cotswold countryside.
  • Wood burner to keep you toasty
  • Lovingly furnished with rugs and cushions
  • Access to the new heated glamping bathroom

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The space

The Bell Tents

Our Bell Tents have a beautiful wooden floor and are simply and attractively furnished with rugs, cushions, a small table, a wind-up torch and lantern, bunting and solar fairy lights. They have a small decking area outside. There is a wood burner in side the tent for chillier eveningsThe Bell Tent is suitable for 2 people, and have a double futon and 2 single futon mattresses on the wooden floor.You can light a fire outside your Bell Tent using your own private firepit. You will have access to the campsite kitchen, which is equipped with utensils, pans and crockery, and hot water and our loos and showers. Our glampers have exclusive use of our new glamping bathroom. As with all of our glamping options, you will need to bring your own bedding, such as duvets or sleeping bags, pillows, sheets, pillow cases and towels.

Guest access

You will have access to our camping facilities which include a bathroom with hot shower, sink and loo, a camping kitchen with hot water, heating, pots, pans, crockery etc.

Other things to note

Please bring your towels, we now provide bedding. You may arrive from 3pm on arrival day and need to vacate by 11am on the day of departure. Please note that we only accept children age 12 and over and we do not accept dogs.

Our Coronavirus Booking Guarantee

Book with complete confidence at Cotswolds Camping at Holycombe with the Glampingly Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. We guarantee the following clear policy for your booking:

  • A low deposit of 30% to secure your booking
  • Balance due 30 days before your holiday
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings up to the end of 2021 in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • Due to the flexibility provided we are unable to offer refunds
  • This guarantee supersedes any other policies

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Features & Facilities

Campfires allowed, and wood can be bought on site.

At Holycombe, all our facilities are centrally heated.(except the compost loos.) We have 2 hot showers, 1 flush and 2 compost loos, as well as a log cabin  kitchen. For people glamping in one of our structures there is our glamping bathroom.The kitchen is equipped with an electric cooker, sink and a fridge, table, 3 chairs, a wicker sofa and enough cutlery and plates for 12 people, and basic pots and pans. Outside is a picnic table. We supply firepits for you to have fires and you can purchase wood from us at £4 a bag and put the payment into the honesty box. No camping on the right side of the moat (as you come in) where there are clear signs saying "no camping on this side of the moat.

 Bell tents are equipped with rugs, eco lanterns and two single futon mattresses. The kitchen log cabin has a fridge, sink, electric cooker, and seating. There are 2 hot electric showers and 3 loos (2 compost, 1 flush)

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Activities

Holycombe adjoins Whichford Wood, where you might see Muntjac deer, polecats, or kingfishers. Continue exploring the mystical at the Rollright Stones, three miles up the A3400. Or take home a hand-made terracotta memento from Whichford Pottery (01608 684416).

Holycombe Holistic Retreat Centre and campsite  is situated adjacent to Whichford Wood. There is access through the public footpath - opposite the church in the village. In early May there is a sea of bluebells, in autumn there are chestnuts and hazelnuts and quite often, if you are quiet, you will see muntjak and deer. It’s also located a short walk from the Norman Knight a classic, award winning Cotswold pub, which serves excellent grub and has great live music nights. Last orders for food 9pm but they like to know in advance if you are thinking of eating with them that late (01608 684621). It is open every day except Monday lunchtime. Also the famous Whichford Pottery and Straw Kitchen Cafe selling delicious food. So after a walk in the woods, or a pint up the road, you can roll back here, light a campfire, and enjoy this peaceful and charming place. Enjoy stargazing the dark night sky, watching the meteor showers without light pollution form our ancient stone circle.

Other Local attractions include Hook Norton Brewery and The Cotswolds Distillery in Stourton

There is no shop in the village, but there are some very good shops nearby. The village shop in Long Compton has basic foodstuffs and sells papers. Wyatts Farm Shop near Great Rollright has a good selection of meat, vegetables, gifts and plants, wine and a cafe. The Village Shop Hook Norton (3 miles) is excellent and open from 8am-8pm

Food & Drink

Wander the ½ mile to the Norman Knight (01608 684621) for traditional ales, flagstone floors, exposed timbers, and gastropub-grub while the kids run free on the village green. Wyatts Farm Shop (01608 684835), near Greater Rollright, has a good selection of local meat and veg. There’s a village shop at Long Compton.

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Getting There

Take A3400 northbound at Chipping Norton roundabout. Follow signs for Whichford and soon after the speed limit sign as you enter the village, take the first right down a steep lane; Holycombe is on your right, at the bottom of the dip. Moreton-in-Marsh station is 5 miles away (Oxford-Hereford line); a taxi to Holycombe will cost roughly £15.