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Romantic Weekend Getaway in a Boutique Armadilla on a Farm in Essex

Essex, England (United Kingdom)

Romantic Weekend Getaway in a Boutique Armadilla on a Farm in Essex

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4.4 14 Reviews

"Had an amazing time at this lovely pod. Was a really nice get away completely alone with beautiful surroundings and the hot tub was really nice"

Reece Cameron, guest in April 23, 2019.
3 Private Pods
2 guests per Pod
Private Kitchen
Entire Pod
Pets allowed

Best UK glamping: Book this romantic weekend getaway in Essex today!

These unique Armadillas on a farm in Essex, United Kingdom, can accommodate two guests per Armadilla and are perfect for a romantic weekend getaway with a difference. Located in a peaceful area away from the main farm, the Armadillas are strictly for adults, ensuring the utmost privacy and tranquillity.

Cozy and snug inside, the Armadilla has all of the amenities guests would expect in a boutique hotel including underfloor heating, a Bluetooth sound system, and mood lighting. The bench seats can convert into a double bed or two single beds and guests are asked to state their preference when booking. Guests can cook in the small kitchen area with a sink, a kettle, a toaster, a fridge, and a microwave. There is also cutlery and crockery for two people. The Armadilla also features an internal toilet and shower and plenty of storage space for clothes and other belongings.

Outside, guests will find a private deck with seating, which is great for relaxing on during a summers evening. Glampers can cook up a feast on the barbecue or snuggle around the fire pit while enjoying the picturesque surroundings. Guests can soak the evening away in their own private two-person, log-fired hot tub for an *additional cost*. Guests should inquire for details.

One dog is allowed for an additional cost, guests should please inquire for further details.

The site has stabling for around 12 horses, which should keep equine enthusiasts entertained. If fishing is more appealing, guests can enjoy a peaceful afternoon casting off at the on-site fishing reservoir. Guests also have access to a free pass for the neighboring Essex Wildlife Trust Colne Point Nature Reserve, and the road beyond the property leads directly to the reserve.

What is there to wait for? The ultimate romantic weekend getaway in Essex awaits! This rental is the perfect option for a getaway weekend in Essex.

3 beds

  • 1 Double bed
  • single-bed 2 Twin/Single beds

Features and services

  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Heating
  • barbecue Private Barbecue
  • Firewood
  • Television
  • Shower
  • Hot water
  • Private Kitchen
  • Linens and pillows
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4.4 - 14 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: From 04:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check out: 11:00 AM late check-out allowed additional charge
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Minimum age to rent: 21
Up to two well-behaved dogs are permitted at the cottages and one dog is allowed in each glamping accommodation. The hosts must provide prior approval, including information on the breed(s). Additionally, the hosts reserve the right to charge guests (taken from the security deposit) for any damages caused by the dog or any waste or mess from the dog that is not cleaned up.

In accordance with the Dangerous Dog Act of 1991, this property cannot accept any dog known as a pit bull terrier, Japanese Tosa, Argentino, Fila Braziliero, any dog used for fighting, or any dog that has the appearance of a dog used for fighting or that must legally wear a muzzle.

This property cannot accommodate large groups or anyone under the age of 18. A damage/security deposit is required for all bookings. Details of this will be provided on request. Proof of age may be requested.

Bags of kiln dried logs, BBQ packs, etc are available for an additional cost. Details of current prices will be provided on request. All optional extras must be booked and paid for before arrival. Extras cannot be added after arrival.

The businesses full terms and conditions apply to all bookings and will be provided before arrival.

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

Cancellation policy: Non-Refundable

Add check in and check out dates to get the cancellation details

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. If you cancel at any time, you will not receive any refund.


Location and surroundings

Essex, England (United Kingdom)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Mountain
  • National Park
  • Lake
  • River, stream or creek


  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Golfing

The county’s gently rolling landscapes speckled with picturesque towns and villages have inspired a range of well-known artists, for example, Constable who is famous for his paintings of Dedham which is not far from St Osyth, and Wivenhoe, a quaint village nearby which offers beautiful views and is home to some beautiful pottery artists.

Vibrant seaside towns, such as Frinton and Walton, merge with quiet, isolated beaches that in turn become networks of tidal inlets and estuaries—rich in wildlife and perfect for a relaxing day out. The towns of Brightlingsea and Mersea offer lovely day trips, where guests can watch the local boats racing on a Sunday at Brightlingsea. They can also take a trip across the Strood to Mersea (watch out for high tide!) and go for a walk along the beach, all before enjoying some delicious fresh seafood from The Company Shed restaurant.