Safari Tent

UK England West Midlands Worcestershire Canvas & Clover

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided

  • Bed Linen Not Included
The large balcony of this safari tent is the perfect place to enjoy a sundowner while soaking up views of the surrounding farm.
  • A five-metre-square, simply-furnished and vintage-style safari tent
  • Separate kitchen shed, picnic bench and fire pit for al fresco dining
  • One of ten safari tents in a five-acre field on this working farm in Gloucestershire

The Owner Says

This safari tent is vintage-styled and has a fire pit, barbecue, and picnic bench on a covered balcony. It also features its own kitchen shed which holds a gas burner for cooking, a barbecue, kettle, plates, cutlery, utensils, frying pan, saucepan, glasses and mugs, cool box with ice packs, fire blanket and carbon monoxide detector. There is enough space to lock up bikes and store wellies and no electricity. Unfortunately, so we can preserve local fauna, flora and wildlife, we do not accept dogs.
Each five-metre-square safari tent has, as standard:
  • a double bed
  • a real mattress and mattress protector
  • a bedside cabinet
  • tea lights
  • an LED lantern
  • thick anti-allergy duvets with sheets, duvet covers, and bedspreads
  • anti-allergy pillows and pillow protectors
  • a table
  • towels
  • three single beds with bedding as required

Features & Facilities

10 safari tents, each with a double bed and 3 singles (all bedding and linen provided); covered decking area; picnic bench; fire pit (starter pack of logs provided); separate kitchen shed with BBQ (charcoal provided), gas burner, pots, pans, utensils, crockery and cutlery. There's a shower block with 6 individual rooms, all containing a shower, a toilet and a sink. There's a washing up area and a small shop that sells locally sourced and fair trade produce plus all the basic essentials. A small, covered barn acts as a communal space with sofas, tables and phone charging points.

Activities

The Cob House (01886 888517) is a short distance away where you can visit animals such as alpacas, reindeer, pigs and chickens, grab something to eat in the café, or take part in one of the activities on offer which include fishing and archery. The Severn Valley Railway (01299 401776) is a short drive away where you can board one of the steam trains and travel along the heritage railway. Visit the West Midlands Safari Park (01299 402114), slightly further away but well worth a day trip, where you can drive through the safari in your own car or join one of the tour buses to see the large collection of exotic animals that are housed there.

Food & Drink

The kitchen 'garden sheds' each have a BBQ and a gas burner for cooking on, and plates, pots pan and cutlery are provided. For breakfast, you can order a traditional cook-yourself breakfast basket or there's a continental option. Alternatively, on Sundays, bacon baps are made to order and delivered to your tent. Canvas & Clover also has a wood fired pizza oven, available for homemade fresh pizzas on a Friday night, while a local dairy farm just down the lane has a traditional Thai takeaway (07583 163191) which delivers to your door. Around a 30 minute walk across fields or a 3 minute drive – you'll find The Red Lion (01905 620236), a country pub that serves hearty lunch and dinners with an afro-Caribbean speciality. The Holt Fleet (01905 620286) is a great pub for a special occasions, located in a beautiful setting right next to the river Severn, serving lunch, dinner and a particularly good carvery on a Sunday.
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Location

Getting There

Canvas and Clover is about 20 minutes from the M5 junction 5, and 15 minutes from Worcester near the village of Holt Heath. From the Red Lion pub in Holt Heath village, head down the A443 towards Tenbury. After ½-mile take the turning signed Ockeridge and Wichenford on your left. After ¼-mile on your left you will see a track and a Canvas and Clover sign. Go down the farm track and the car park is on your left. The nearest train stations are Droitwich, Worcester Shrub Hill, and Worcester Foregate Street, which are each approximately 15 minutes away by car.