Luxury Glamping in the Cotswolds

Cotswold Glamping

It has been the dream for a number of years by the owners, Jason and Heidi Sear and it finally began to be realised when they found their idyllic spot in Upper Minety. The site was previously an old caravan site with some communal areas built, mostly from the 60s, but was mostly derelict. Hard work and tenacity has been the order of the day with the lodges all being designed and built by Jason utilising his previous experience of owning building companies.

Escape to Upper Minety

Glamping in the Cotswolds offers an extraordinary blend of luxury and nature. It provides a serene escape from the hustle of daily life. Nestled in the picturesque village of Upper Minety, our exclusive glamping site boasts four uniquely themed lodges: Badgers Sett, Foxes Den, Squirrels Drey, and the upcoming Rabbit Warren. Each lodge is designed to offer a lavish yet eco-friendly experience, harmoniously blending with the surrounding countryside.

Stargazer’s Paradise

Our site is a haven for star gazers. The minimal light pollution allows for spectacular night skies, perfect for romantic evenings or peaceful solitary reflection.

Warm and Inviting Communal Area

The communal area, a hub of warmth and camaraderie, features a rustic pizza oven and a cozy fire pit. It is ideal for socializing or simply enjoying the tranquil ambiance.

Immersive Experience

This bespoke glamping experience in the Cotswolds is not just a holiday; it’s an immersion into a world where luxury meets the untouched beauty of nature. It is an idyllic retreat for those seeking both comfort and adventure.

Reconnect with Nature

Upper Minety’s Glamping Experience invites you to rediscover the joys of nature without sacrificing comfort. Our small, exclusive site in the heart of the Cotswolds is an eco-conscious and pet-friendly retreat. It is ideal for those who wish to unwind in style.

Unique and Intimate Glamping Lodges

The lodges, named after the local wildlife, offer a unique and intimate connection with the surrounding flora and fauna. The upcoming addition , Rabbit Warren, alongside Badgers Sett, Foxes Den, and Squirrels Drey, promises a bespoke experience, harmonizing luxury with the rustic charm of the countryside.

Creating Shared Experiences

Our communal area is a testament to our commitment to creating shared experiences. It features a pizza oven and fire pit for memorable evenings under the stars.

Moments That Last a Lifetime

At our Cotswolds glamping site, we believe in creating moments that last a lifetime. Whether it’s gazing at the star-filled sky, enjoying the warmth of a fire, or exploring the scenic beauty of Upper Minety and the surrounding area, our site offers an unparalleled opportunity to indulge in the lavishness of nature.

Glamping with Hot Tubs

As if glamping wasn’t glamorous enough, all of our glamping pods at Upper Minety Cotswold Glamping have their own private hot tub!


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Your Visit

Eat & Drink

Eat and Drink

Our lodges are ideally located to visit many different places of interest or to do as little or as much as you fancy. Please see below a selection of lovely food and drinks places to visit on your trip.

Family Cycling

The area is great for cycling. We recommend Bainton Bikes
Towns and Villages


Welcome to Cirencester, often referred to as the “Capital of the Cotswolds”. This charming market town is steeped in history, with roots reaching back to Roman times, earning it the title of the second largest town in Britain during that era. As you wander through Cirencester, you’re walking on layers of history. One of the highlights is the Corinium Museum, home to an impressive collection of Roman artefacts. Here, you can immerse yourself in the region’s past, exploring exhibits that tell tales of Roman life, the town’s agricultural roots, and its growth through the centuries. Stroll through the town centre and marvel at the grandeur of the Church of St. John the Baptist, standing tall since the 15th century. With its imposing tower, intricately carved stonework and beautiful stained glass, it’s a marvel of medieval architecture. In the heart of the town, you’ll find the Market Place. On Mondays and Fridays, the square is bustling with local vendors selling a variety of goods, from fresh produce to local crafts. It’s a vibrant scene that encapsulates the spirit of Cirencester. Lastly, don’t miss the Abbey Grounds, a beautifully landscaped park adjacent to the site of a former Augustinian abbey. It’s a perfect spot to unwind, with the pretty River Churn flowing through. Cirencester offers a delightful blend of history, charm, and Cotswold character – truly a place where the past and present meet. Experience it and let Cirencester charm you as it has so many before.

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