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Crafty Camping - Yurts and Tents

Holditch - Dorset

Crafty Camping - Yurts and Tents

Holditch - Dorset

from £98 / night

"A variety of luxurious woodland glamping options are on offer at Crafty Camping including yurts, tents and tipis - the perfect Dorset retreat."

from £98 / night
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"A variety of luxurious woodland glamping options are on offer at Crafty Camping including yurts, tents and tipis - the perfect Dorset retreat."

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1

How to book...

Crafty Camping - Yurts and Tents is owned and managed by Guy Mallinson.

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  • No compromise on comfort or luxury no matter which option you choose - enjoy king sized beds and ornate furnishings.
  • Every space has a king sized bed for two guests complete with electric blankets.
  • An ideal all year round retreat with electric sockets, hot water, heated towel rails, and wood burning stoves.
  • These glamping options are sat in an idyllic woodland spot allowing you to get back to nature in style.
  • Shared facilities on offer include the Out of Africa kitchen, the wood-fired pizza oven and the onsite sauna.

  You should know...

  • Crafty Camping is for grown ups only (minimum age - 18)
  • The campsite is a wonderful place for a peaceful break and the whole site can be hired for up to 12 sharing 6 double bedded spaces including the treehouse.
  • Logs, kindling and firelighters, are supplied before you arrive though if further supplies are needed, they will have to be purchased on site.
  • For the safety of all guests, log burners should not be used for cooking and no unguarded candles should be lit.

The Details...

Nestled in this pretty patch of Dorset woodland, Crafty Camping offers a variety of accommodation options, all of which allow you to get back to nature in style. These exclusive, luxurious glamping tents and yurts, offer more than most outdoor breaks. Here electricity, toilets and running water are the norm, along with an elevated position above the thriving woodland floor. And with each quaint dwelling placed perfectly within its own private space it is ideal for a secluded and relaxing couple's escape in a charming adult only campsite.

First up is the Bell Tent, which has hammocks and a private BBQ spot outside, and a comfy king sized bed inside. You also have a log burner, and authentic reindeer skins, giving the tent warmth and a truly rustic, rural feel. Electric lights and sockets are sure to add a modern-feel while a bespoke, hard-wearing flysheet keeps it dry across all of the seasons. Heated towel rails and sumptuous furnishings finish the glamorous design and give guests an opportunity to enjoy a real camping treat.

Just a short walk away from the tent is the bathroom area which includes modern flushing toilets, mains drinking water and a woven willow woodland shower. With plenty of hot water and a flag to fly when in use, the shower is a true camping luxury which has a quirky, character-feel. Additional shared facilities are also on offer including the fully-equipped Out of Africa kitchen, the relaxing woodland sauna and the much-loved wood-fired pizza oven.

Next in line is Hoppus the Tipi. This 24-foot tipi is ideally located in a peaceful clearing in the woods, and boasts a boardwalk and deck, as well as a fully functional toilet and tree shower. The shower also has hot water for that added slice of luxury. Inside, this tipi has an exquisite four-poster king size bed with an oak headboard as well as a beautiful selection of antique furniture, including a dressing table, sofa and chairs, as well as a vintage storage trunk. The rustic decor, embraces nature, and the log burner ensures you stay nice and toasty all year round. Hoppus does not compromise on comfort and convenience, supplying a down duvet and pillows as well as lighting and electricity throughout and even a dual control electric blanket.

And last but not least are the two luxurious yurts on offer. Built by the innovative and original Crafty Camping team, the two-person yurts showcase traditional crafting techniques and are designed to be at one with their natural setting. Elevated just above the lush woodland floor, they are hidden within the mature forest trees and offer guests a privileged view of wildlife at its absolute best.

Electric lights, plug sockets and heated towel rails can all be found inside the yurts, along with comfortable king size beds, toasty log burners and authentic reindeer skins. Outside, on each of the private decking areas, guests will find an array of pots and pans to accompany their BBQ cooking facilities, while just a few steps away are the sheltered bathroom spots. A hot tree shower, a flushing toilet and a sink with drinkable mains water are accommodated in each of the yurts private woodland cubicles, making the Poppet and Coracle camps into a true glamping escape.

If you can bear to drag yourself away from your secluded woodland spot then the Crafty Camping site also has an array of additional facilities which guests can share with their fellow onsite glampers. There is a relaxing sauna to while your troubles away, a wood-fired pizza oven for those tasty treats and the previously mentioned Out of Africa kitchen for those full-on evening meals.

If you feel the need to stretch your legs then the Dorset woodland area has an incredible array of idyllic walks to discover. A communal yurt is on hand with all of the best advice and maps and can even help you to plan a trip around the nearby Jurassic Coast.


Essential Features
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games room
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Sauna


  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Markets
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Windsurfing

Crafty Camping - Yurts and Tents

  Nearest Airport

Exeter Airport - 45 mins

Detailed Pricing Information...

MIDWEEK - Min stay 2 nights.
Mon 3pm to Wed 11am, or, Wed 3pm to Fri 11am
Bell Tents = 196 (for two nights)
Yurt, Tipi or Shepherds Hut = 278 (for two nights)

WEEKENDS - Min stay 3 nights.
Fri 3pm - Mon 11am (or part thereof, inc departing late on Sunday pm)
Bell Tents = 294 (for the weekend)
Yurt, Tipi or Shepherds Hut = 417 (for the weekend)

Changeover days are Mon, Wed and Fridays only.
Prices are per space, each accommodating 2 adults in a kingsize bed.

For bookings of more than 3 spaces at a time please contact the office to discuss as groups of more than 3 couples are asked to book the whole site. The whole site consists of 1 treehouse, two yurts, one tipi, one shepherds hut & one bell tent - ie a maximum of 6 couples for the 2019 season but this may change for the 2020 season. Whole site bookings for 2019 are at the same pro rata price as individual booking prices above (2 week nights 2298, weekend 3447).


How to book...

Crafty Camping - Yurts and Tents is owned and managed by Guy Mallinson.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Guy Mallinson.

Message the owner  


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