Squirrels Drey In the Country

What this place offers

43 inch TVs in all Bedrooms with Sky HD Cinema and Sport in all bedrooms
An open space on the property usually covered in grass
BBQ grill
Coffee maker: Nespresso, pour-over coffee
Hair dryer
Hot water
Outdoor dining area
Outdoor furniture

Step into ‘Squirrels Drey’ – A Whimsical Glamping Adventure

Embark on a glamping holiday at ‘Squirrels Drey,’ our charming glamping pod in the heart of the Cotswolds, inspired by the playful and agile spirit of squirrels. Tucked away in the lush surroundings of Upper Minety, this exquisite pod offers a magical blend of whimsy and luxury, echoing the lively and inquisitive nature of its woodland namesake.

‘Squirrels Drey’ invites you into a space where rustic charm meets refined elegance. The interior design, with its blend of natural textures and modern comforts, reflects the balance squirrels maintain between their woodland homes and adventurous spirits. Warm tones, plush furnishings, and thoughtful amenities come together to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Full Description

In harmony with the squirrel’s environmentally conscious lifestyle, ‘Squirrels Drey’ is a testament to eco-friendly living. Constructed using sustainable methods and materials, this pod provides a serene retreat that respects the natural world, allowing you to enjoy luxury without compromising on ecological values.

Secluded and intimate, ‘Squirrels Drey’ is akin to the hidden nests squirrels craft amidst the trees. It’s a private haven, offering a tranquil setting for those who seek a quiet spot to unwind and connect with nature.

Nature watching from ‘Squirrels Drey’ is an experience in itself on your glamping holiday, offering a window to the vibrant ecosystem of the Cotswolds. Surrounded by a rich tapestry of flora and fauna, it’s an ideal spot for observing the playful antics of squirrels and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

As dusk falls, the enchantment of ‘Squirrels Drey’ comes to life under the starlit sky. The absence of light pollution in the area allows for breathtaking stargazing opportunities, reminiscent of the clear, unobstructed views from the treetops where squirrels reside.

‘Squirrels Drey’ is more than just a glamping holiday; it’s a starting point for exploration and discovery. Inspired by the squirrel’s exploratory nature, this pod encourages guests to venture out and uncover the wonders of the Cotswolds, from its scenic woodlands to its charming villages.

At ‘Squirrels Drey,’ every detail is crafted to offer a unique and enchanting glamping experience. It’s a place where luxury intertwines with the playful spirit of the forest, creating an unforgettable retreat that beckons you to indulge in the beauty and adventure of the great outdoors.

Our favourite things to do

Try your hand at archery at ...

The Cotswold Range

Cotswold Range Located in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park between Swindon and Cirencester and about 4 miles in a straight line down the Spine Road. The Cotswold Range opened in 2016 and offers instructed Archery and Air Rifle sessions.  They use 10 metre shooting lanes which are built with fun in mind, providing you with the perfect introduction to these sports. From beginners to the experienced, we guarantee that you won’t have tried our games before and we can match our games to a wide range of abilities. Every lesson is exclusive for your group and we pride ourselves on tuition whilst having lot’s of fun! Take part in their challenge/games including Pizza, Paper Fold, Balloons, Play your Cards Right, Split the Arrow, Noughts & Crosses, Battleships, Snakes & Ladders, Monopoly and the range favourite- Apple Challenge! Check out their website here

Try non mechanised water sport at ......

Lake 32 Outdoor Centre

Practice your survival skills in the Cotswolds with a bushcraft course or fancy open water swimming whilst you are visiting us? Head on down to Lake 32 next to the Cotswold Country Park and Beach for some great adventures! You can take lessons in all the sports they offer or use your own equipment on the lake. Lake 32 operate the sports of Windsurfing, Sailing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Archery, Raft building, Problem solving, Bush Craft & Survival Skills and Low Ropes. Waterland operate a very successful Triathlon Group and you can swim in the lake before 10am seven days a week. So much to do at Lake 32 pop along and enjoy the great outdoors! They often have events planned so always worth checking out their website for details. PS You can walk around the whole of the lake (or run!) – grab your wristband from the cafe before you head out  

Get a coffee from Carle's and check out bike hire at ...

Carle’s Coffee Shop

Carle’s coffee shop is on the corner of the Spine Road and Cerney Wick Lane and often frequented by us as we zip between lakes. I can highly recommend the flat white and the flapjacks although you’ll find much more there to try including a quiet corner where you can enjoy a cake or sandwich. Carle also provides bike hire and is the centre of some serious riding that goes on around the area. You’ll also find them up by the Relish cafe where they hire bikes. Carle will deliver the bikes to the door at a reasonable price – if you want to find out more then please speak to us

House Rules

We try not to impose too many rules for our guests – we are pet friendly and welcome a well behaved companion along with you otherwise we really understand your enjoyment is not as great as it can be.

We know that your pets will climb on the furniture so we do provide throws to put on the furniture so please use them. We also prefer your pet not to be left unattended in the lodge unless he/she will happily sit in a cage until you come back without disturbing your neighbours.

We are a no smoking – our preference is that the site is smoke free but we do provide outdoor ashtrays – we would be grateful if you clean up before you depart and get rid of the ashtray contents.

There are a few communal areas for your enjoyment including a laundry area as well as a fire pit and pizza over – we will add to this in the future but please keep the area clean and tidy for our other guests.

We are a quiet site in the middle of the Cotswold countryside so we are grateful for your support in keeping light and noise pollution as low as possible.

Total: £1200

Activities near by


Cotswold Country Park and Beach

Cotswold Country Park and Beach


Beauty and Holistic Therapies

Beauty and Holistic Therapies

Pubs and bars

Henry’s Seafood Bar

Eat & Drink

Eat and Drink


Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum



2 weeks ago

Lovely relaxing place to stay, sitting watching the lake and all its wildlife is a real treat!
The house is Contemporary and modern at the same time.
A great place to unwind and relax.


3 weeks ago

We loved our stay - gorgeous house, fun decor and very even-sized bedrooms. Lovely touches like Elemis toiletries in the bathrooms, and a brilliant online guide