Lockdown is over and escaping to the wilds of Wiltshire for a spot of glamping is turning out to be a hoot – not least because there’s an owl near my tent joining in with the nighttime chorus.
A variety of other birds are chirping away as I snuggle under the duvet in my double bed, and the field of sheep and lambs next door are in good voice, too. I’m finding this nocturnal soundtrack a wonderfully refreshing change to the sirens, drunken yelling and moped-revving that often fill the night air where I live in London (and it’s reassuring to know that I could always pop outside and count the sheep should slumber evade me).
Being serenaded by the resident creatures is one of the many joys of a stay at Campwell Farm, which offers a family friendly off-grid glamping experience that strikes a pleasing balance between wild and luxurious in a glorious location – just five miles from Bath and in close proximity to picture-perfect villages, meandering lanes laced with wild garlic, scenic canals and ancient woodlands.
Campwell Farm offers a family friendly glamping experience that strikes a pleasing balance between wild and luxurious in a glorious location, Ted concludes
Hygge factor: Campwell Farm’s bell tents come with rugs made from Church Farm’s sheep, double and single beds, plus duvets, pillows and towels
I arrive with my partner and three-year-old daughter by train from London Paddington via Bath and a local service from there that winds through a beautiful valley to the chocolate-box town of Bradford-on-Avon…