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woodland tent
Set in woodland near Stamford Bridge is a stylish campground with glamping options for families, weddings and groups
North Yorkshire, England

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“Britain’s finest camping experience”. Janey Lee Grace, Radio 2 DJ, best selling author.

Eco-chic boutique camping available from MARCH until DECEMBER in beautiful 200 acre woodland – super stylish deluxe canvas lodges, complete with four-poster beds, fridges and woodburners…You can sleeps 6 in a Deluxe lodge, and 6 in a Luxury lodge.

The multi award winning camp was set up by design couple Carolyn and Christian Van Outersterp who’d previously masterminded London’s stylish restaurant bar and discreet celebrity hang out CVO Firevault. Jollydays is the culmination of the Van Outersterps 15 year dream to combine a love of camping and chic hotels – it’s an extension of their simplified lifestyle – beautiful surrounding, great food and socialising around a roaring log fire. For the kids it’s heaven on earth (even those addicted to their Playstations).

“Fantastic, brilliant… I feel like the favorite son of a Bedouin prince – it’s amazing”.
Alexander Armstrong, Comedian and TV Presenter

This is a unique British Camp with a lovely communal feel – a tea tent and campfire area at its heart and the camp appeals to families, couples and groups. The Van Outersterps can provide delicious food, delivered straight to your tent and can point you in the right direction for activities to do on site – from archery and bushcraft to Polo and champagne picnics.

Jollydays is ideally situated 10 miles from York city centre (less than 2 hours from Kings Cross), close to the Yorkshire Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty and the Moors National Park. The stunning Heritage Coast is less than an hour’s drive and quaint market towns abound.

Seven deluxe tented lodges, which sleep 6, have four poster beds, hot shower, loo, fully equipped kitchen with fridge, woodburner, chandelier and funkily kitted out with “Mid Century” furniture and canopied outside eating area.

Eight luxury tented lodges, which sleep 6m have four poster bed, hot shower, loo, fully equipped kitchen (cool box), woodburner all in a shabby chic style with painted furniture and vintage floral fabrics.

Woodcutters Huts can sleep 4.

All bedding is included, as are towels for all the lodges. Tents are on a raised wooden base and have their own BBQs and picnic benches. Firewood, firelighters, kindling, tea lights and paraffin lanterns are included in the price for allocated time of your stay, making this camp exceptional value. There is a communal campfire and a range of tripods and pots to borrow. The honesty tea tent, full of homemade goodies, is open all hours. Communal clay ovens may also be used.

Bike hire is available. 10% of net profits are given to educational and environmental causes. Minimal electricity is used (only 10kw) and they have their own reed bed and bio digester on site. Jollydays is a holder of the gold award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

Tariff from: £295 per tent per 2 nights, minimum stay of 2 nights (based on 6 people sharing) and the site is open from March until December.

Please click the Website link above for instant availability and price or get in touch through the Check Availability link.

Room Types:

  • Double
  • Family Rooms (2 Adults / 2 Kids)
  • Accommodation for 5+
  • Triple
  • Quad


  • Medium £85-£220

Nearest Airport: Leeds/Bradford


  • Car parking
  • Family friendly
  • Extra Activities
outdoor activities
woodland setting
double bedroom in Woodcutters Hut
lodge tent sleeps up to 6
double bed in lodge tent
kitchen shot