- Soak away the day in the Scandinavian wood-fired hot tub
- Spacious veranda to enjoy barbecues in the sunshine overlooking the Bedfordshire hills
- Totally self-contained with en-suite bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen and dining area
The Owner Says
Our Willow pod comes with a hand-made Scandinavian wood-fired hot tub, which can acommodate four people.
The Willow pod is well-insulated, and comes with thermostatically-controlled heating, all the pods are are equipped with a seated dining area, which converts into a comfortable double bed, and a sitting areas, in which two sofas convert into two further single beds.
As well as the well-equipped en-suite bathroom, the pods have a fully fitted kitchen with fridge freezer, electric hob and electric fan oven. A smart-TV and free Wi-Fi is also ready available.
Outside, you’ll find a large decked area with seating, your own brick BBQ and steel fire pit and, of course, those incredible views.
Please note; bedding is not included, guests may bring their own bedding or order it at an extra cost.
Features & FacilitiesEach pod sleeps 4 (1 double bed and 2 singles), with a fully fitted and equipped kitchen (includes a proper fan oven) and an en suite bathroom with a power shower. Smart TVs and Wi-Fi. All pods come with their own wood-fired hot tubs. BBQs and firepits are free to use. Plenty of birdlife, along with foxes, badgers and deer spotted in the surrounding fields. Bedding available as an optional extra.
ActivitiesWhipsnade Zoo (0344 225 1826) is 30 minutes away by car, situated on the northern edge of the Chiltern Hills which spread away to the south. It makes this glamping site an enviable spot for walking with a footpath running along the top fence if you fancy on striding out straight from your pod. If not, drive a little south to enjoy The Ridge Way, a long distance route which runs the full length of the Chilterns. It's 25 minutes to The National Trust's Waddesdon Manor (01296 820414), a magnificent house and grounds in the style of a 16th-century French château, while families will prefer Mead Open Farm (01525 852954), where children can enjoy hands-on lambing time in spring and animal handling in summer.
Food & DrinkAll guests receive a welcome pack on arrival with milk, orange juice, tea, coffee. BBQ packs are also available from the local butcher, Yirrell William Ltd (01525 373489), and can be organised in advance. It's a 15-minute walk to the nearest pub, The Rose & Crown (01296 708414) in Wingrave, which is just over a mile by road but less if you follow the local footpaths. There are a further 4 pubs all within 2½ miles of the campsite. The 16th-century, half-thatched Royal Oak (01296 681262) in Aston Abbotts, The Queen's Head (01296 688268) in Wing, The Cock Inn (01296 752210) just a little further up the same high street and The Stag (01296 660602) in Mentmore. For the very best, drive the 6½ miles to Ivinghoe for some fine dining at The Kings Head Restaurant (01296 668388).
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The nearest train station is in Cheddington, four miles away, with regular services to London Euston and Birmingham. Leighton Buzzard railway station is just over five miles away, the trains from here are often quicker, taking around 35 minutes, but less regular.