Peaks and Pods

Rathmell, Settle, North Yorkshire, England

Luxury camping pods with stunning views - four with private hot tubs near Settle. For couples, families, cyclists and country lovers.

Key Points

  • Five luxury pods, 4 with private hot tubs, sleep up to 4 guests with double bed and sofa bed near Settle.
  • Pods have either an en-suite shower room or private shower room just a few steps away.
  • Fully equipped kitchenettes give you the opportunity to cook up a basic meal and you can dine inside or al fresco.
  • The communal Hub offers a sheltered space where you can use the pizza oven for some Italian cuisine.
  • Locally you can explore the Yorkshire Dales, Forest of Bowland and Gisburn Forest.

Description

* Special Offers for 2022 *

Half price Sunday night (term time)

Big discount on four night stays, Monday to Friday (term time)

15% off all stays of five nights or more

Check into these luxury cedar-clad glamping pods for the ultimate countryside getaway. Surrounded by the hills, farm animals, fresh air and clear night skies at Boustagill Farm, on the border between North Yorkshire and Lancashire. Four of the pods have their own private hot tubs.

There is a stunning view from the pods to the hills around and to make the most out of your relaxing break there are fire pits, wooden deck areas, a wood-fired pizza oven for hire, indoor cooking facilities and an outdoor barbecue. Your stay includes a trug of kiln-dried logs and kindling for your first fire.

Each pod is nestled against its own dry-stone wall and perfectly proportioned to sleep couples or families. They are all either ensuite or have a private bathroom. Guests sleep on luxury pocket-sprung mattresses or comfortable sofa beds with luxury feather and down duvets and pillows. There are three different types of pod, so there is bound to be something for everyone. Free WiFi is available in all pods and each pod has a Smart TV and Netflix.

Premium Gold Top pods Holly Bush Hill and Corn Bents have their own covered hot tubs with jets and LED lights. Located at each end of the site, the pods sleep up to four people. Inside, there's an ensuite shower room, complete with fluffy towels, a fully equipped kitchenette, foldaway wooden table and chairs and outdoor space with dining table and chairs. There's also a cocoon swing seat with cushions for whiling away the hours, as well as a couple of string chairs to relax by the fire pit.

Silver Top pod The Folds also sleeps four and has its own ensuite shower room and stunning views of the countryside. Inside, it's the same spec as the Gold Top pods and includes luxury bedding and towels. Outside, there's a wooden deck and covered, spacious patio area with deluxe Weber barbecue, double cocoon swing seat, fire pit, string chairs and outdoor dining table and chairs.

Green Top pods Two Acre Bit and Buckhaw Brow have their own covered hot tubs with jets and LED lights. Both offer accommodation for two adults on a handmade wooden bed and up to two children on a small double sofa bed with memory foam mattress. Two Acre Bit boasts beautiful Joules bedding, and Buckhaw Brow features stunning Orla Kiely bedding. Their private shower rooms, with key code access, are only a few steps from the pods and offer limitess hot water showers. Bliss!

NO GROUP BOOKINGS FOR 2022 due to Coronavirus restrictions.

The Hub, next to the car park, is a unique sheltered social space for guests to relax, socialise and enjoy the views. That's where you'll find the wood-fired pizza oven, seating, lounge area and tables, festoon lighting and heaters. Gather round a tractor-wheel fire pit and toast marshmallows while taking in the stunning views. There's also a Little Laundry with washer, dryer and ironing facilities and a basket of outdoor games.

Challenging trails and footpaths and the Yorkshire Dales, the Forest of Bowland and Gisburn Forest surround the farm, perfect for explorers by foot or by bike. There is a secure bike storage building, bike repair stands, a bike wash and other helpful facilities for cyclists. The charming town of Settle is just five miles away and has a great range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, and an excellent supermarket. The picture-postcard villages of Clapham, Ingleton and Malham are within easy reach, for those wanting to venture away from the farm.

Weekend stays are a minimum of three nights, Friday to Monday, with the Sunday night half price in term time. Midweek stays are a minimum of two nights, arriving Monday or Wednesday. During Easter and summer school holidays, midweek stays are a minimum of four nights, Monday to Friday.

Gold Top pods - Corn Bents and Holly Bush Hill cost £160 midweek/£170 weekends (both ensuite with hot tubs)

Silver Top pod - The Folds costs £110 midweek/£120 weekends (ensuite)

Green Top pods - Two Acre Bit and Buckhaw Brow cost £140 midweek/£150 weekends (hot tubs and private shower room)

Prices are based on two guests - extra adults cost £25 each per night, and children (2-15yr) cost £15 each per night. Sofa bed bedding is included for extra guests (age 2 or over).

Add a 'Pure Luxury Package' to your stay and arrive to find fairy lights and bunting, hearty breakfast ingredients, a bottle of fizz and two glasses, box of chocolates, marshmallows and skewers and blankets to keep off the chill. If you love to push the boat out, other packages include 'Special Celebrations' and 'Movie Package', or simply make it special with fairy lights and bunting.

Peaks and Pods is a Gold Green Tourism site and value being eco-friendly by recycling, reusing and reducing, encouraging guests to buy local products and offering information about them. Electricity for the pods is generated on the farm by a wind turbine and solar panels. The water in the Gold Top hot tubs is heated using an environmentally-friendly air source heat pump. Each pod has a supply of eco-friendly cleaning products for guests to use throughout their stay.

Due to cows and sheep being close to the pod site, unfortunately, pets aren't accepted.

Map locator is approximate.

Bookings are made online only via the Peaks and Pods website. Click Check Availability to see calendars first, and Check Price if your dates are available.

Go to the 'Pick a Pod' page on the website to find out more about each pod. The FAQs page under the 'About' tab answers many guests' questions. Visit the 'Offsite Fun' page to start planning your holiday activities.

A 30% deposit is required to secure your booking, or guests can opt to pay in full at the time of booking. The remaining balance must be paid 30 days before the start of the stay.

Room Types

Double
Double Ensuite
Family Rooms

Features

Bathroom

 Ensuite

 Hairdryer

 Hot water

 Shower

 Shower room

 Sink

 Toilet

Amenities

 Dining area

 Heater

 Heating

 Iron

 Ironing board

 Plug sockets

 Sofa bed

 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine

Paid Extras

 Bubbly

 Decoration for celebrations

 Extra logs / firewood

 Hampers

 Pizza Night

Outdoor

 BBQ

 Dining area

 Fire pit

 Patio

 Pizza oven

 Seating area

 Terrace

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Hiking

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Market

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Restaurant

 Shops

Events

 Family friendly site

 No loud parties

Entertainment

 TV - Smart

 WiFi

Wellness

 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Self check-in

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 Smoke alarm

Kitchen

 Coffee machine

 Drinking water

 Fridge

 Hob

 Kettle

 Kitchenette

 Kitchenware / Utensils

 Microwave

 Tea & Coffee

 Toaster

Shared Facilities

 Stroll to bathroom facilities

Young Children

 Cot

 High chair

 Welcome all ages

Parking

 Electric car charging

 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space

Setting

 Mid sized site (5-11 accoms)

 Quiet location

FAQs

Do you offer one-night stays?

We don't offer one-night stays. It's a minimum of two nights midweek, three nights at weekends.

Do you take dogs?

We don't take dogs as we're located on a working dairy farm.

How many pods have hot tubs?

We have five pods altogether and four of them have private, covered hot tubs. The Folds - our Silver Top pod - doesn't have a hot tub.

Can I book a two-night stay over a weekend?

Our weekends are a minimum of three nights, Friday to Monday. The Sunday night is automatically half price in term time.

What are your arrival days?

Arrival days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Nearest Airport/s

Leeds Bradford / Manchester


Content updated on 21st May 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Joanne Brennand from Peaks and Pods