It is easy to get swept away in the busyness of everyday life and forget to have a little time for yourself, but it is important to plan in some quality time for you and your loved one to spend together on a regular basis. If you’re looking for something a little more alternative than a traditional hotel but with just as much luxury, then take a look at a few of our favourite glamping abodes that are simply perfect for an alternative romantic weekend away. The best part is that as they are all set within a beautifully natural setting, with plenty to see and do, as well as offering cosy facilities, so that you can kick back and enjoy a short break for two!
With our need to have unique experiences that fit our values and budgets, glamping has become an appealing option for travellers. The UK has seen also seen an increase in Brits taking staycations over the last following years, with 4 out of 5 citizens stating they would take rather have an adventure back home according to reports by Go Outdoors. It is no surprise with the rising prices of holidays abroad!
We’re delighted to be joining in on this day of celebration for all we have to be thankful for on this planet with Earth Day. As it is Earth Day, we have decided to share with you some top tips to be kind to the Earth whilst you are on holiday, some of these ideas are very easy to implement and with little to no thought you’ll make your holidays greener!
It’s that time of year again folks, the time to make significant changes to aspects of your life you’re not completely happy with for a healthier and happier self. That’s if you stick to them at least. One popular New Year’s resolution for 2017 is to be more eco-friendly in the upcoming year. A great way to kick start this goal is by swapping the yearly Benidorm trip for a stay in our beautiful eco cabins. Here are our top 8 green resolutions for you and your family to try out in 2017:
If you’re looking for a quirky and spontaneous way to spend your New Year’s Eve this year, why not welcome 2017 with a glamping trip of a life time in any of our fantastic accommodations in a range of sought after locations? Here are a few events that you could check out whilst staying in any of our authentic treehouses, yurts, luxury tents, eco cabins, wagons or narrow boats.
Over 1.3 billion tonnes of food grown globally is wasted each year. In total, that’s about a third of all food produced for human consumption. This wasted food takes its toll on the environment due to the sheer amount of fresh water, land and labour it takes to produce and is responsible for over 3 gigatonnes of carbon emissions each year. If the waste was a country itself, it would be the third highest contributor to greenhouse gases in the world. Britain is one of the worst culprits in Europe, with over 15 million tonnes per year feeding no one.
Our eco pods Adam and Eve provide a fantastic home for your holidays. Located in Glastonbury, Adam looks out onto the Glastonbury Tor, a famous National Trust hill area. Filled with history, the hill is topped with the remains of a church and provides fantastic views over Glastonbury, the Isle of Avalon and Somerset. This creates a wonderful setting for your glamping holiday right on the doorstep alone, and the surrounding area offering even more spectacular views and attractions, you have no need to look any further for your holidaying needs.
For over a decade, Michael and Denise Pfalzer worked towards a dream of living a completely sustainable life in an Earthship.
For those of you who are unaware, an Earthship is an energy-efficient home which is constructed from recycled materials like tin cans, rubber tyres and wine bottles, whilst also using solar power for electricity and rainwater plumbing. Continue reading