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Camp Katur

Kirklington, North Yorkshire, England

A glamping village at Kirkington offering wonderful range of accommodation, each with unique and quirky interiors. Hot tub & Sauna. Closed in winter.


15% off midweek off-peak stays of 3+ nights

FREE Eco Spa Session including use of Wood Fired Hot Tub and Sauna when booking a 4 night midweek stay in a Safari Tent or Geodome

Book to stay for a 4 night midweek off-peak stay and get the 5th night FREE


Camp Katur is a glamping village with many types of accommodation. There are Safari Tents, Bell Tents, a Tipi, Unidomes (the UK's only 360 degrees panoramic Woodland Hide Unidome), Hobbit Pods and Geodomes plus a Bear Place Eco Lodge. Each accommodation comes with individual furnishings and accessories making them truly unique and quirky.

The camp is located within the beautiful Camp Hill estate in between Ripon and Bedale. The villages of Kirklington and Carthorpe are just 1-mile walk away and here you will find 2 pubs serving hearty food and refreshing beverages. Historic Market Towns such as Bedale, Masham and Ripon, the stunning Spa town of Harrogate and great Cities of York, Leeds and Newcastle are all nearby and are a great attraction in the area.

In the Glamping Village there is a communal Toilet and Shower block, communal Kitchen Hut with cutlery, crockery, pots, pans, hot and cold water, seating area, gas camping cookers, Hot and Cold running water, undercover communal seating area next to the Kitchen Hut, Musical Instruments, a large communal Camp Fire, 16ft Communal Tipi in the meadow, fire Baskets, BBQs and Seating provided outside every abode, a Recycling Point, Little Tinkers Toy Den, communal blankets for seating outdoors, a mini Library and even hammocks are available for use during summer months.

Bell tents 'Emperor' and 'Tinker Bell' can sleep up to 5 in each tent with 1 double bed, 1 double sofa bed and 2 single sofa/Z bed. Furnishings include a log burner, 1 x Basket of logs, 1 x pack of Fire Lighters & Matches, candles, fairy lights, comfy cushions, a lantern plus outside Table and Chairs. Please bring sleeping bags, blankets and pillows or add them as an optional extra when booking. For 2 guests prices start at £75. 

Hobbit Pods are cosy, family friendly wooden pods nestled within a lovely woodland setting facing out towards the large Meadow on the West side of the Glamping Village. Each pod consists of a bunk bed, single built-in day bed, single Z bed, gas heater, tea light candles, hot water bottles, storage, a lantern, lighter / matches and outside Table/ Chairs with BBQ and fire pit area. Please bring sleeping bags, blankets and pillows or add them as an optional extra when booking.For 2 guests prices start from £55 a night.

There are 2 hand-made Unidomes at the site: both Meadow Hide Unidome sand Woodland Hide Unidome sleep 3 guests on 1 double bed and 1 camp bed. The Woodland dome offers a 360 degree clear panoramic Dome with stunning woodland views all around for those that want to be at one with nature! Both have beautiful quirky interior designs/ furnishings as well as all glamping essentials. For 2 guests prices start at £85 a night with bedding included.

The Teepee sleeping a maximum of 4 has 1 double sofa bed, 2 single camp beds, gas fire, candles and lighter/matches, cushions, a torch, outside BBQ and Fire Basket plus an outside table and chairs. Please bring plenty of your own bedding. For 2 guests prices start at £60 a night.

Safari Tents: Zaniah sleeps 6 and Jabba and Afia both sleep 8. Each tent benefits from its own private toilet and shower shed, log burner with 2 hob stove & oven, a basket of logs, box Fire lighters & Matches, double bed, 2 bunk beds, a Sofa bed (Jabba & Afia only), leather Sofa & Cushions, kitchen area, cutlery & Crockery, Pots and pans, dining area with table and chairs, solar lighting, hot running water, an outside BBQ & Fire Basket and outside Table & Chairs. Please bring sleeping bags, blankets and pillows or add them as an optional extra when booking. For 2 guests prices start at £130 a night.

There are also 2 luxury Geodomes on site which can sleep up to 4 in each. Both Geodomes have their own private bathroom with hot gas shower plus a kitchenette area with all the essential equipment provided. A log burner keeps it cosy with a basket of logs, box Fire lighters & Matches supplied. There is a double bed plus 2 single futon/Zbeds and candles and fairy lights to make it cosy. The geodomes have hot running water, an outside BBQ & Fire Basket plus outside Table & Chairs. Bedding is provided. Prices from £85 for 1 night.

Bears Place Eco Lodge can sleep up to 4 guests and comes with its own private bathroom, kitchen, living room and dining area as well as its own private wood-burning hot tub. This lodge has been made with love using many upcycled pieces including a fabulous graffiti wall horse box which forms part of the bathroom and children's bedroom. Bedding is provided. Prices start from £140 per night for 2.

Hobbit Hide offers a bijou romantic break for 2 with its views over a beautiful meadow. Its cosy interior offers a double bed and space to relax. Fairy lights add to the romantic feel of this mini property. Please bring sleeping bags, blankets and pillows or add them as an optional extra when booking. Outside you can relax on your terrace and dine al fresco using the BBQ/fire pit provided. Prices start from £65 per night. 

Romeo and Juliet Pod offers a cosy stay for 2 within a beautiful woodland location. Inside you can find lots of romantic lighting and a comfy double bed with bedding included. A gas fire will ensure it stays warm and cosy inside whilst outside you can warm yourself by the fire pit whilst rustling up some tasty food on the BBQ. Prices start from £65 per night. 

Luna Stella yurt offers yet more romance with a comfortable double bed (with bedding included) , double ended bathtub and cosy logburner. Located just outside the meadow it offers lovely countryside views. Prices start from £85 per night. 

All accommodations come with their own BBQ and Fire Pit. Onsite is an Eco Spa with a wood burning hot tub and sauna available for private hire and there is also a Nordic indoor BBQ Cabin also available for private hire. 

Extras available for hire include - Bedding inc duvet, pillow and sheets: £10.00 per person. Towels Hand and Bath: £4.00 per person. Travel Cot: Free. If you are looking to celebrate then be sure to look at the fabulous hampers available too! 

A maximum of 2 dogs per accommodation is permitted for £15.00 per dog. The Glamping village is off-grid (no electricity). Children over the age of 10 pay adult rates.

Minimum of a 2-night stay.

Please enquire if you wish to know more about holding your wedding or corporate event here!


Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

Durham Tees Valley