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Crafty Camping & Treehouse

Holditch, Dorset, England

Adult only site. Luxury glamping including award winning Treehouse. Tree shower, sauna, hot tub. In private woods near Lyme Regis.

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Crafty Camping is an adult-only, luxury glamping site in a peaceful woodland setting in West Dorset close to Lyme Regis. It offers unique, handcrafted accommodation options and several (entirely optional) craft courses. Choose between an architectural design award-winning Treehouse or stylish shepherd's hut, tipi, yurts and bell tents.

The site is located in Holditch, Dorset. It is a private, quiet setting very close to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. It is just south of Somerset and not far from Devon too.

Guests can choose from a secluded Tipi with private outdoor shower, an en-suite Shepherd's Hut, 2 Yurts with private piping hot tree showers and one Bell Tent with a shared woven willow woodland shower. There is also a luxury Treehouse with fantastic facilities as featured on Grand Designs and George Clarkes Amazing Spaces.

All accommodation has private outdoor space with a BBQ/ fire brazier and cooking utensils. They are all heated by a cosy log burner and offer a sumptuous king-size bed with electric blankets, heated towel rails, electric lights and sockets.

The shared facilities include a fully equipped 'Out of Africa' kitchen with fridge, freezer and wood-fired pizza oven, use of the 'sauna-in-a-yurt' and a communal yurt with sofas, games, DVDs and books.

Crafty Camping offers a totally unique experience in their luxurious Woodman's Treehouse nestled in the branches of a veteran oak. It is a completely relaxing and reviving setting with private sauna and hot tub, revolving woodburner, open-air tree shower, double-ended copper bath and a stainless steel slide.

Inside is your own kitchen, living area and king size bed. Guests can enjoy fantastic woodland views plus a window in the floor allows you to see the stream below. On the large, private deck is a pizza oven and BBQ.

There is a strong and fast 4G mobile signal for those who are not seeking a digital detox. No WiFi

Hot water. Electric sockets. No pets. No under 18's. Linen and towels provided.

There is a minimum 2-night stay, 3 on weekends (including Fridays). Prices for 2 nights start at £196 for Bell Tents, £278 in a Yurt, Tipi or Shepherd's Hut and £990 in the Treehouse. The whole site is available to book from £1966 for 2 nights. Changeover days are Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays only.

Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s

Exeter / Bournemouth