Walcot Hall Estate

UK England East Midlands Lincolnshire Scunthorpe

  • 10+ metres between camping pitches
  • Individual toilets for glamping accommodation
  • Campfires Allowed
  • Hot tubs
Glamping with a hot tub and a private bathroom in the grounds of a stately home in the North Lincolnshire countryside

First there was camping, then there was glamping and now there are stately staycations. That’s the best way to describe the holidays on offer at the Walcot Hall Estate which elevate the experience of staying outdoors to another level. Here, in the grounds of a palatial 18th-century stately home, you can wander five acres of landscaped gardens, play tennis on the estate’s court and sip Prosecco over breakfast in the big house.

For the moment there’s just a single glamping pad in Walcot Hall’s small but ancient orchard, so you have this corner of the estate all to yourself. Tucked amid mature apple, pear and plum trees, Apple Blossom Yurt offers a secluded and totally private place to stay with the luxury of a rather nice hotel suite tempered by the outdoor appeal of camping. Inside, there are rugs underfoot, robes in the en suite bathroom and Egyptian cotton sheets on the kingsized bed. But you also get the outside where there’s a hot tub, views of horses in surrounding paddocks and bistro-style seating for dining under the stars. Despite the name, the accommodation here is not a traditional Mongolian-style construction but a lighter, airier Lotus Belle tent with stargazer skylights in the roof. That means you can lay in bed and watch the stars as they begin to twinkle or gently wake as the sun starts to rise over the North Lincolnshire countryside.

The tennis court, swimming pool, gardens and wider parkland are shared if others are staying on the estate. Walcot Hall itself is let as accommodation for large groups and there are plans for a shepherd’s hut, too — but with 27 privately-owned acres, you won’t be jostling for space. In fact, you’re unlikely to see anyone, except perhaps your host. Walcot Hall’s gracious owner, Cindy will welcome you to the site when you arrive up the long drive on day one of your stay and is on hand to help if you need information or one of her lovingly-cooked breakfasts.

It’s the kind of place that, if you’re staying for the weekend, there’s little need to leave, save for walking to the nearby nature reserve to enjoy views across the Humber. Or perhaps to dine out at the Michelin-star restaurant, that’s just a five-minute drive down the road.

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Facilities

Immerse yourself in nature and live a real-life fairytale at Apple Blossom yurt, a luxury eco environmentally friendly yurt nestled within the ancient fruit orchards of Walcot Hall, a beautiful Grade II listed stately home in North Lincolnshire’s idyllic countryside.

Complete with luxurious bathroom with en suite shower, Heritage porcelain pedestal sink and toilet.  Also included within the yurt are a flat screen TV, dressing table, small chest of drawers, fridge and microwave. The yurt has all of the creature comforts and home luxuries such as hairdryer, slippers and dressing gowns.

Experience the ultimate romantic getaway sitting outside your own private yurt with the interior and the surrounding orchard draped with eco-friendly beautiful fairy lights and a view overlooking the estate grounds complete with their own horses and sheep and a peaceful Buddha quietly meditating under the 200 year old apple tree.

Designed by the owner of Walcot Hall, an experienced interior-designer, this stylish yurt is now the official honeymoon suite for weddings at Walcot Hall and one of the most unique staycation spots in North Lincolnshire. The yurt takes a 100% nature-friendly and environmentally conscious approach whilst striving to achieve utter luxury and glamour with exceptional hospitality.

The yurt has a clear-span roof so you can fall asleep under the stars in the comfort and warmth of a king size bed with 600 thread Egyptian cotton sheets and luxury fur throws.

Spend your stay surrounded by flickering candles, drinking champagne, relaxing in the private hot tub, swimming, playing tennis in our beautiful grounds or exploring the scenic landscape of North Lincolnshire. The yurt offers guests a truly unique and exclusive experience that will leave you wanting to return once more.

Suitable For

2 adults and 2 children allowed in the yurt. We have a strict ‘No Dogs’ policy inside the yurt,  however well-behaved dogs are allowed on the property.  Please note the £20 surcharge.

Nearby

Alkborough Flats Nature Reserve (13 minute walk).

Enjoy breathtaking views on the Burton hills following the river Trent to this delightful village or visit Julian’s Bower, a rare ancient labyrinth. The views across the confluence of the rivers Trent, Ouse and Humber are spectacular. On a clear day you can see the towers of York Minster. The area is a haven for wildlife and ideal for bird watching with Egrets, Shell Ducks, Reed Buntings and Swans

Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby DN15 9HU (4 miles).
This elegant Regency Hall is set in 300 acres of beautiful parkland, gardens and pleasure grounds. Discover Lincolnshire’s rich rural heritage in the fascinating Farm Museum or take a relaxing walk through the woodland or deer park where herds of red and fallow deer peacefully graze. In the summer there is a small petting farm. There are playgrounds, lakes, Stableyard café and a gift shop.

Eddie Wright Raceway, Normanby Rd, Scunthorpe DN15 8QZ, Scunthorpe DN15 8QZ (5.5 miles).
Enjoy a great night out at the speedway with family or friends, be that as a regular speedway goer or never been before first timer. Try it, you’ll be hooked!

Barton upon Humber (11 miles).
A charming market town with a fascinating history, offering museums and historic buildings, independent shops and restaurants. Follow the guided walks to take in some of our heritage attractions and historic buildings, from the historic St. Peter’s Church to the fascinating Wilderspin National School Museum.

The Old School Messingham DN17 3SA (12 miles).
A beautifully restored former Victorian school house, now home to Café 1906, a Deli & Butchers, an Antique Centre and Sims Flowers of Messingham. Café 1906 serves breakfasts, light lunches and sandwiches.

Food & Drink

Food & drink

The Paddocks Tea Room (0.5 miles/10 minute walk). Set in a converted barn this tearoom offers delicious home cooked snacks, farmhouse lunches and freshly baked cakes all prepared on the premises. Soak up the peaceful surroundings in the tearoom or just laze about in the garden area.

The Hope and Anchor – South Ferriby (8 miles). The ultimate in gastro pubs, this 19th-century pub is nestled at the heart of the South Ferriby community, located just five minutes from the mighty Humber Bridge in North Lincolnshire. The Pub offers a combination of traditional seasonal cuisine and historic dishes. Chef Patron, Slawek Mikolajczyk’s quest for excellence in taste and flavour is combined with his respect and love of fresh seasonal produce to create a menu of British favourites in harmony with the building’s Maritime origins.

The Butchers Arms, West Halton (2 miles) This is a traditional village pub with masses of charm and character.

Ferry House Inn, Burton upon Stather (3 miles). A small restaurant situated next to the river Trent. Dog friendly.

Winteringham Fields, Winteringham (5 miles) A Michelin star restaurant  with a range of superb dishes using local produce is featured very strongly in the menu, with herbs and vegetables grown in Winteringham Fields gardens.

The George Hogg, Winterton (5 miles) Popular Grade II listed pub located in the market place. Local CAMRA Pub of the Season winner, it provides great value home cooked food and a friendly welcome to all.

Nearby Scunthorpe has an excellent array of restaurants, pubs and cafes.


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The Owner Says

Set in five acres of landscaped gardens and 27 acres of private land, Walcot Hall is a stately home. Located within the grounds of Walcot Hall, Apple Blossom Yurt is a luxury yurt that sleeps two. With ensuite facilities, flat screen TV and private hot tub, this is the perfect location for your upcoming staycation. Come and enjoy the simplicity of being outdoors in our luxurious, secluded, glamorous and romantic location.

Accommodation

A single Lotus Belle tent with a hot tub and an en suite bathroom.

Apple Blossom Yurt

Yurt or Ger Sleeps 4
Sleeps 2 adults and 2 children, complete with luxurious bathroom with ensuite shower, heritage porcelain pedestal sink and toilet.

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Getting There

From Scunthorpe or Barton upon Humber take the A1077 to Winterton.    On the A1077 turn off heading towards Alkborough, West Halton and Whitton.   Turn Left in West Halton heading to Alkborough. At the T junction in Alkborough turn left to Walcot.  The hall is on the left before the bend, through the black wrought iron gates.  If those are closed continue on to the side gates around a couple of bends.

Scunthorpe is 12 miles away.

Nearest Train Station is Scunthorpe. 

Bus route from Scunthorpe to Alkborough and Walcot hall is 10 min walk up the road from the bus stop.

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