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Charming Safari Tent for a Glamping Getaway near Ashdown Forest, England

Balcombe, England (United Kingdom)

Charming Safari Tent for a Glamping Getaway near Ashdown Forest, England

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"From start to end the stay was amazing Staff couldn't do more you only had to ask the location was fantastic very clean and all modern loved it"

Anon, guest in Oct. 24, 2017.
Private Safari tent
6 guests
Private Bathroom
Kitchen
Entire Safari tent

This charming safari tent is located near Ashdown Forest, England, and can accommodate six guests for a glamping getaway in a peaceful woodland setting. Inside the tent, guests will find two bedrooms, one full bathroom, a living/dining area, and a fully-equipped kitchen—all of which come with a range of modern amenities that will allow them to reconnect to nature without having to sacrifice home comforts.

The first bedroom is furnished with a full-size bed, while the second bedroom contains a set of twin-over-twin bunk beds. There is also a sofa bed in the living/dining room. All of the beds come replete with high-quality mattresses and bedding.

In the living/dining room, guests will also find a rustic wooden dining table that can seat six guests. The fully-equipped kitchen includes a gas hob, a sink with hot and cold running water, a fridge with a freezer compartment, and a set of crockery, cutlery, and utensils.

In the bathroom, guests will find a flushing toilet, a sink, a glassed-in shower, and a heated towel rack. Towels and toiletries are provided. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, electric lights, power outlets, books, games, and a welcome pack of tea, coffee, and hot chocolate.

Outside, guests will find a charmingly-lit covered porch with seating, a picnic table, a barbecue grill, and a fire pit.

Inside the safari tent, guests will find a variety of amenities that one would normally associate with home, rather than camping, thus fully earning the distinction of "glamping." These include Wi-Fi, electricity, hot and cold running water, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining table, a sofa that converts into a full-size bed, a full ensuite bathroom that is equipped with a shower and a heated towel rail, and two separate bedrooms that contain real beds replete with high-quality mattresses and bedding.

Outside, guests will find a covered porch with seating, a picnic table, a barbecue grill, and a fire pit. A basket of logs for the fire pit and a welcome pack of tea, coffee, and hot chocolate are provided courtesy of the host.

Features and Services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Coffeemaker
  • Firewood
  • Television
  • Shower
  • Kitchen
  • Linens and pillows
  • Fire pit

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared
Guests should contact the host regarding the property's smoking and pets policy.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.
Details

Location & Surroundings

Balcombe, England (United Kingdom)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Supermarket

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Zip-lining
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Golfing

Guests will find ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and reconnection to nature during their getaway to this glamping site. With more than 1,200 miles of footpaths winding through the surrounding High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), guests will have ample options for hiking and biking through the area's bucolic woodlands, heathlands, and farmlands.

While exploring these footpaths, guests will have many chances to do a spot of birdwatching and wildlife viewing. Guests may encounter rabbits, deer, and a variety of birds in the surrounding woods. For more birdwatching, they can head to nearby Ashdown Forest, the heathlands of which provide ecologically crucial habitats to abundant species of birds. To see wildlife in a more controlled, up-close setting, guests can visit the Tilgate Nature Centre, which is home to more than 100 species of birds and mammals.

The nature center is located at Tilgate Park, where guests will also find the Tree Top Adventure course and Tilgate Lake. At the former, guests can test their mettle on zip lines, Tarzan swings, and canopy bridges. On the latter, they can go swimming, fishing, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, rowing, and kayaking. For more water-based recreation, guests can head to Ardingly Reservoir, where they can go sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, powerboating, and fishing for fish such as perch, carp, and pike.

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