Description of Glamping Units
This cozy pod is located in Kilnwick, England, in the Yorkshire Wolds, and can accommodate two guests, making it perfect for a romantic getaway. The interior consists of an all-wood, studio-style room that combines a bedroom area with a kitchenette and a living/dining area, along with a full en-suite bathroom. In the bedroom area of the main room, guests will find a double bed. The kitchenette features a microwave, a fridge, a hob, a toaster, a sink, a coffeemaker, and a kettle.
In the living/dining area, guests will find a long wooden table with stools. In the corner of the room, there is an electric log-effect stove, further amplifying the coziness of the space. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens, quilts, pillows, and towels are provided. Outside, guests will find a deck with a picnic table, a rocking chair, and a fire pit for barbecuing and relaxing around. Read More
- Board games
- Dining table
- Double bed
- Fire pit
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Private bathroom
- Private hot tub
- Running water
- Solar lanterns
- Tea kettle
- Towels provided
Within their pod, guests will enjoy a full bathroom with a shower, a kitchenette, and a full compliment of linens, quilts, pillows, and towels. Outside, they will find a deck with a picnic table, a rocking chair, and a fire pit for barbecuing and relaxing around. Logs are provided for the fire pit. For guests traveling with dogs who are accustomed to being kennelled, there is a stable block near the pods where they can stay at night; however, they are welcome stay in the pods as well.
- BBQ grill
- Deck or balcony
- Patio furniture
Dogs are welcome to stay inside the pod for an extra fee per dog. There is also a stable block in which they can be kennelled at night if guests prefer.
Smoking is allowed outside.
Location + Surroundings
This unique pod is located in Kilnwick, England, where it is surrounded by the peaceful countryside of East Yorkshire, at the periphery of the Yorkshire Wolds. The landscape of the area consists of rolling farmland that extends in every direction, punctuated by groves of trees and shrubs, forming an expansive patchwork of light yellow and rich green vegetation.
Nearby attractions include the Minister Way, which is a 50-mile-long walking route that passes through the East Yorkshire countryside and the chalk hills of the Yorkshire Wolds. Along the way, it connects with other routes, such as the Beverly Twenty, Aerosapce Way, Chalkland Way, East Riding Heritage Way, and the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail.
National Cycle Route One passes right by the site—an astounding, 1,695-mile-long, fully signed cycling route that extends from Dover all the way to the Shetland Islands. To the north, guests will find North York Moors National Park, which encompasses 554 square miles full of heather moorland, deep dales, woodlands, and river valleys, along with the ruins of medieval abbeys, monasteries, and castles.
In the small villages and towns around the area, guests will find a variety of restaurants and pubs, such as such as the Wellington Inn in Lund, Pipe & Glass in North Dalton, the Robin Hood in Middleton on the Wolds, and the Goodmanham Arms in Goodmanham. The coastal town of Bridlington is about half an hour to the northeast, where they will find beaches and seafood to enjoy. The city of York is about 50 minutes to the west. Here, guests will find numerous restaurants, shops, and attractions, such as the York Minster cathedral, York Castle, and the National Railway Museum. The site is about an hour and 15 minutes from Leeds, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More
- If the guest cancels at least 30 days prior to check in: The guest will receive a 50% refund.
Guests can order arrival hampers for their getaway. These come in four varieties—the first providing breakfast supplies, the second providing adult treats (prosecco, cheese, chocolate, etc.), the third providing barbecue food items, and the fourth providing all of the items in all three of the hampers described above.
A log-fired, two-person hot tub is available for £20/night. This is to cover the cost of logs. Read More
- Bird watching
- City tours
- Wildlife viewing
Guests can go walking on the 50-mile-long Minister Way walking route, which connects to a number of other walking routes and passes through the East Yorkshire countryside and the chalk hills of the Yorkshire Wolds. They can go cycling on National Cycle Route One, which passes right by the site. At North York Moors National Park, they will find many paths for hiking, biking, running, and horseback riding paths.
The park abounds with additional opportunities for outdoor recreation, both on land and water. On land, guests can go rock climbing, gliding, golfing, geocaching, birdwatching, and wildlife viewing. On water, they can go canoeing, sea kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, surfing, fishing, and swimming. They can also visit the ruins of monasteries and castles, which are strewn throughout different parts of the park.