Glamping and camping in Lancashire: 10 best places to consider for a stay near you


With travel disruptions, particularly at airports, set to continue for the foreseeable future, many Lancashire holidaymakers are opting for a staycation over a holiday.

And staying close to home – given soaring fuel prices – has its perks too.

Glamping has taken the UK by storm and over the past four years its popularity has accelerated, by 56% from summer 2017 to summer 2021, according to Google searches from June to october.

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Get your glamping in one of Lancashire’s best locations

If you like the idea of ​​camping but need a little more than basic living conditions, glamping might be for you. From wigwams to treehouses to refurbished buses, it seems Britons are increasingly turning to these quirky staycations.

So, if you’re a glamper or camper, here are 10 best places in the county to consider:

Stanley Villa Farm Fishing and Camping, Preston

An award-winning family glamping site, set in beautiful countryside just 15 minutes from Blackpool. Whether you are looking for peace and quiet or an action-packed getaway, Stanley Villa Farm is the perfect place for your next break.

Visit their website here.

Rossendale Holiday Cottages and Glamping, Rossendale

Located in the beautiful Rossendale Valley, on the edge of the Pennine Moors in Lancashire, their cottages and glamping pods are the perfect getaway for anyone wanting to escape the city for a weekend or a city break. week.

Visit their website here.

Bowland Lakes Recreation Village, Forton, Preston

A selection of glamping pods and lodges located on the edge of beautiful lakes, close to the Forest of Bowland.

Visit their website here.

Ream Hills Holiday Park, Weeton, Blackpool

Nestled in the heart of the village of Weeton, surrounded by rural farmland in the stunning Lancashire countryside and host to a range of stunning accommodation.

Visit their website here.

Bowland Boar Park, Preston

Located in the heart of the Forest of Bowland, an area of ​​outstanding natural beauty, Bowland Wild Boar Park is a short distance from the picturesque village of Chipping.

Visit their website here.

Calder Farm, Bolton-By-Bowland, Clitheroe

Calder Farm is a small family campsite located in the beautiful village of Bolton near Bowland, in the heart of the Ribble Valley.

Visit their website here.

Kneps Farm Holiday Caravan Park, Stanah, Thornton Cleveleys

A quiet countryside oasis, yet still so convenient for the changing coastline of Fylde, the bright lights of Blackpool and all the area has to offer.

Referee Royal Caravan Park, Croston, Leyland

Royal Umpire Holiday Park offers quality touring and motorhome pitches and a comfortable collection of Harripods for the traditional glamping experience.

Visit their website here.

Smithson Farm Campsite and Caravan Park, Burnley

Year-round camping, touring and glamping site in the heart of Pendle Witch Country, close to all amenities.

Visit their website here.

The Golden Ball at Snatchems, Morecambe

There are three new Deluxe Family Camping Pods at Snatchems. Each cabin can comfortably accommodate two adults and two/three small children.

Visit their website here.

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