We love our glamping abodes, yes we do. And it’s hard not to love Deerland Safari Lodge, don’t you agree? Venture this way to find out what you’ve been missing out on by not being acquainted with our newest Dorset glamping abode.
You might be wondering what it is that stands out about this Dorset glamping Safari tent? Well we can tell you one thing that will never fail to wow you, and that is the truly epic location!
Imagine lying in a summer meadow in the middle of a 75 acre organic farm, bees and butterflies are busy about the flowers, buzzards glide overhead and a few deer graze idly near the woods. Well, right next to you is your holiday pad, this fabulous safari tent! The whole farm is in a designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, and some of it is also of ‘Special Nature Conservation Interest’. As you can imagine, it’s pretty special out here.
Deerland is elegantly poised at the top of a gently sloping meadow, with sweeping views over unspoilt countryside (you can’t even see another building) and woodlands to the fore. The woods are home to wild Fallow and Roe deer who very nicely provided us with the inspiration for the decor theme (along with a little ‘Highland’ input). It’s quite likely you will get to experience the wonder of seeing them out on the meadows while they are grazing, if you are quiet enough.
As well as deer, your neighbours during your stay will include badgers, buzzards, foxes, pheasants and even ravens. Quite the collection of some of the UK’s finest wildlife, we’re sure you’d agree. The wild flowers in the meadows attract many beautiful moths and butterflies too. We’d go as far as to say that this location is nothing short of a nature lover’s paradise! Oh, and if you own your own horse, you are more than welcome to bring that along too!
What you can expect to from Deerland Safari Lodge:
The main feature of the open plan living area is the substantial patio table and chair set – oh boy are they comfy! You could certainly while away a few hours in one of these, that’s for sure! Alternatively, you have the option to move the furniture out onto the decking for the most amazing al-fresco meals and views. The kitchen area has a sink (cold supply), gas cooking hob, cool-box (top up ice packs can be replaced daily from the farm), crockery and cooking utensils. And why not take advantage of the breakfast and BBQ packs which can be ordered from Lesley, the owner, on site?
Make your way to the back of the tent and you will find the two generous bedrooms, first the bunk room, and immediately left is a door into the double room. They are separated from the main living space and each other by a wooden partition providing a degree of privacy and noise reduction – rather handy when you’ve put the kiddies to bed. All bedding is provided.
A slightly gothic wooden hut is just 5 meters away, which houses a particularly smart eco loo. A child seat is available for the little ones, and you can enjoy the hot shower enclosure for getting cleaned up. Towels are provided for you.
This glamping safari tent has a particularly generous decked veranda, if you love sitting in the open air watching the world go by, this spot would be hard to beat. A large BBQ is provided, and a picnic bench, which you can move about to wherever suits.
Deerland Lodge offers up a 75 acre organic farm, privately owned by two of the nicest people you’ll ever meet in Lesley and Julian. They are fabulous hosts and have created an amazing Dorset glamping holiday.
The delectable Dorset region awaits
Dorset’s a stunning county, with verdant countryside and three-quarters of the coastline classed as a World Heritage Site featuring prominent landforms such as Lulworth Cove, the Isle of Portland, Chesil Beach and Durdle Door.