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Family-Oriented Eco Pod Campsite by Beautiful 5 Acre Lake, England

5.0 5 Reviews

"Getting back to basics with the children. There was a very clean field, two lakes, forest, nice walks, and no computers! The communal area and shower…"

David, guest in Aug. 17, 2014.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Pets welcome

    Bring your furry friends with you

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Entire Pod
Pets allowed
Forest

23 Pods • 4 guests • Bathroom • Kitchen

About this place

We have a total of 19 cozy camping pods, all the same in size. Each comes with 2 good quality single beds and mattresses for a comfortable night’s sleep. The beds can be pushed together to make a double, or if they’re placed in an L shape, you can even fit a double airbed in.

Pods sleep 2 adults (max) and up to two children (or three small children if they can fit on a double airbed – this is a squeeze). You just need to bring your own bedding and additional airbeds/roll mats if bringing your children.

All 19 Pods are insulated to keep to a nice temperature, but if you do feel the chill we have hot water bottles available for £3.50 (to keep).

A number of Pods (currently 11) are now heated with a radiator. If available the option for ‘Heated Pod’ will show.

During the cooler months, we recommend you bring warm bedding or extra layers.

Our Pods don’t have electricity connected so it’s an authentic camping experience – but if you do need to charge phones or plug in your hairdryer, there is plenty of power available in the nearby Lakeside Lodge. Or you can hire a battery pack on site for £5 if you’d rather charge your device in your Pod.

Pods each come with a fire pit. Wood can be purchased on-site.

Disposable BBQs are available to purchase on-site. There are bricks available to put them on.

Bookings also include 24hr access to the beautiful Lakeside Lodge which has a kitchen including a kettle, microwave, toaster, fridge/freezers, three wet rooms with toilets/ 24hr hot showers, and a large common room with tables & chairs and vending machines.

Best family glamping UK: luxury lakefront pod rental

Features and services

  • Pets allowed

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Hiking

  • Fishing

  • Microwave

  • Fridge

  • Forest

  • Wildlife watching

  • Bathroom

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Full Hygiene measure in place to ensure a safe stay.

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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old

  • Children allowed 2-12 years old

  • Pets allowed additional charge

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

  • Open fires allowed

  • Some spaces are shared

All Bank Holidays are normal rates, although a two-night minimum stay does apply if arriving Friday or Saturday.

Above rates based on 2 adults sharing. Children £5 per child, per night. Infants 3 and under go free. Dogs £5 per dog, per night.

Check-in is from 2 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the day of arrival, and check-out is 11 a.m. on day of departure.

There is a pet fee of £5 per pet, per night. They must be friendly and kept on a lead.

Guests will need to bring their own bedding (pillows, duvets, and sleeping bags). Roll mats and air beds may also be necessary. A torch, food, and drinks are recommended as this is a self-catering property.

Extras: Firewood package £10 includes logs and everything you need to get it started, chair hire £3 per chair (keep it as long as you stay), marshmallows £2, and more. Ask on site for details and to buy.

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

Cancellation policy: Fifteen

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Location and surroundings

Lakefront glamping pods: UK family getaway

Preston, England (United Kingdom)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Forest
  • Prairie, meadow or plain

Activities near Preston, England

  • Hiking

  • Biking on-site

  • Fishing on-site

  • Wildlife watching on-site

The campsite is home to ‘Fylde Trout Fishery’. Established in 2008, this beautiful, five-acre lake is host to rainbow, blue, and brown trout up to 12 pounds. If guests enjoy fly fishing, then they are in for a treat. The lake is surrounded by wildlife and has been planted with native trees and hedges to blend in with the surrounding countryside. It’s not unusual to see wild deer as well as the usual suspects (rabbits, squirrels, pheasants, and a large selection of birds including kingfishers, hawks, and owls).

There is a large field (about the size of four football pitches!) for children to play on. The property also has footballs, a rounders’ set, swing ball, cricket, and kites all in the ‘Mini Pod’, and there is a host of board games in the main lodge (for when the weather isn’t so nice). Campfires and BBQs are allowed and even encouraged. Firewood is available to buy online when booking or directly on site.

Nearby Attractions:
This site is only a 15 minute drive from the attractions of Blackpool, The Pleasure Beach including Europe’s tallest roller coaster, the Pepsi Max Big One, Blackpool Tower & Dungeons, The Sea Life Centre, Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool Zoo, Madame Tussuads, and of course the Illuminations – in 2016 running from 2nd Sept – 6th Nov.

Or for those looking for something a little more on the quiet side, there are various local heritage walks and cycle routes around the Fylde coast, as well as a host of world-renowned golf courses and traditional country pubs. The nearest country pub is the Eagle and Child, only a short 20 minute walk from the site (or 2 minute drive).

Other local suggestions for things to do during your stay:
•Sandcastle Water Park: www.sandcastle-waterpark.co.uk
•Blackpool Zoo: www.blackpoolzoo.org.uk
•Stanley Park: www.blackpool.gov.uk
•Clay Pigeon Shooting: www.blackpoolsportingclays.co.uk
•Go Karting: www.traxmotorsport.co.uk
•Wake Boarding: www.blackpoolwakepark.co.uk

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