Experience the great outdoors and sleep under the stars at these scenic campsites and glamping locations near Bath.

Campwell Farm

Perfect for groups, Campwell Farm is split across two sites and has a mix of cabin, yurts and bell tents - Cotton Breeches can sleep 12-16 people and Frys Wood can accomodate 14-20 people). Both sites have their own timber facilities, including hot showers, kitchens, USB charging points, fire pits and hammocks.

Image - Yurts at Campwell Farm 

Mendip View Lodges

Stay in spacious and comfortable lodges next to Wookey Hole, and overlooking the beautiful Mendip Hills. Free car parking is available on site, your booking includes discounted access to the Wookey Hole attractions, and there's the option to upgrade your lodge to one with hot tub!

Mendip View Lodges family dining outside
Image - Mendip View Lodges

Campwell Woods

Stay in handcrafted yurts and log cabins in this off-grid eco village just a short distance south of Bath. Facilities include shared hot showers, composting toilets and kitchens. There's even a woodland sauna and a nearby lake for crayfishing and cold water dips.

Cabin in Campwell Woods
Image - Cabin in Campwell Woods

Applegates Glamping

Stay in a cosy yurt or shepherd's hut in the countryside just outside Bath, close to beautiful walks and riverside trails. The site also has its own animals including chickens and horses, and there is a barbecue available for alfresco dining.

Inside yurt
Image - Applegates Glamping

Farrington's Family Glamping

Just 10 miles outside Bath, this family-friendly campsite has a selection of luxury bell tents, which can sleep up to four people and are equipped with real beds, solar lighting and a firepit. 

The site itself has a play barn, outdoor farm park play area, straw pool and nature trails. There's also a nearby farm shop to stock up on local fresh produce, a café and a fish & chip shop.

Play area at Farringtons Family Glamping.
Image - Farrington's Family Glamping

Avon Valley Adventure Park Camping

Located on the site of Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, a stay at this campsite includes entry to the park and its many attractions, from a miniature railway and mini Jeep safari to animal encounters, climbing walls, an adventure playground and lots more! There are paddleboards and kayaks for hire and lessons available on the nearby river.

There are a range of pitches including grass, pre-pitched safari tents and Nordic bell tents with private wood-fired hot tubs. Campervans and motorhomes are also welcome. The site also has a range of facilities including hot showers, fire pits for hire and an on-site bar and burger kitchen. The campsite also allows dogs if you want to bring your faithful friend with you!

Avon Valley Adventure Park Camping
Image - Avon Valley Adventure Park Camping

Basecamp at Mendip Activity Centre

Set in beautiful countryside in the Mendip Hills just a short drive from Bath and next door to Mendip Activity Centre, this is the perfect spot for an adventurous getaway during the school holidays. Choose from a range of activities for ages four and up, including frisbee golf, snowboarding, tobogganing, climbing, kayaking, archery and much more.

The campsite also has a shop, coffee lounge and a licensed bar on site, as well as a toddler play area, live entertainment and fire pits to rent. You can camp where you like and check out anytime, allowing you a relaxed and flexible break. Friendly dogs are also welcome on the site.

Basecamp also has bunkhouse tent for up to six people and indoor lodge room for up to 9 people. Just bring a sleeping bag!

Basecamp at Mendip Activity Centre at sunset
Image - Basecamp at Mendip Activity Centre

Bucklegrove Holiday Park

Take your pick from a range of options at Bucklegrove Holiday Park, including luxury lodges with hot tubs, woodland cabins and touring and camping pitches. Park facilities include a heated, indoor swimming pool and toddler pool, seasonal entertainment, games room, outdoor play area and The Lodge – Bar, Grill & Restaurant. 

The holiday park is only 5 minutes’ drive from the attractions at Wookey Hole, and also within easy reach of Bath, Bristol, Wells and Cheddar Gorge.

Bucklegrove Holiday Park camping
Image - Bucklegrove Holiday Park

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat is located on the western edge of Bath, with a selection of lodges surrounded by landscaped grounds and woodland.

Accommodation options come in a variety of sizes, from one-bedroom studios to four-bed lodges, all with double glazing and central heating, plus a private decking area with patio furniture. Onsite facilities also include a gymnasium and children's play area. You're also welcome to bring your dog along if you wish. 

Lodges in the forest at Bath Mill Lodge Retreat
Image - Bath Mill Lodge Retreat

Bath Narrowboats

If you want to be on the move during your stay, Bath Narrowboats offer a great selection of boats which can be picked up in the heart of Bath at the historic Sydney Wharf boatyard. Each narrowboat has all the home comforts you need, from a kitchen and heater to showers and ovens. They also offer bicycle hire, electric day boat hire, canoe hire and a selection of gourmet hampers for you to enjoy onboard. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to stay too.

Bath Narrowboats at Sydney Wharf
Image - Bath Narrowboats

Yeo Valley Properties

Book in for a romantic break at the Wills Barn, with views across to Blagdon Lake and Chew Valley. Enjoy a country stroll in the Mendip Hills, get cosy by the log fire, settle in for a movie night with the film projector or cook some marshmallows on the fire pit.

If you're travelling with a larger group, the five-bedroom Heronmere also has stunning views and home comforts.

Yeo Valley Properties Wills Barn
Image - Wills Barn at Yeo Valley Properties

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