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Staying in Britain's Only Authentic Hobbit Hole at West Stow Pods

Staying in Britain’s Only Authentic Hobbit Hole

Before you start reading this post, I’d recommend heading to Spotify or YouTube and putting on ‘Concerning Hobbits’. It’s how I went into Hobbiton earlier this year and also how I first approached West Stow Pods’ hobbit hole. It’s a good mood setter. Done? Okay, cool. Now welcome to Britain’s own piece of Middle-Earth. Nestled in the side of…

Glamping in a Suffolk Woodland at West Stow Pods. West Stow. Culford. Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. Cambridge. Cambridgeshire. Anglo Saxon Village and Lakes. Mega Pod. Quirky, unique accommodation. Click through to read more...

Glamping in a Suffolk Woodland at West Stow Pods

If you’re a long-term reader of the ol’ Faraway Lucy, you’ll be well aware of my love for glamping. From staying in a safari tent on a beach to a wagon in the countryside, I’d say I’ve covered some pretty decent ground when it comes to quirky accommodation. I think my dream is to become a certified glamping extraordinaire (which makes…

Sleeping in a Safari Tent at Harvest Moon Holidays near North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland, UK. This luxurious glamping site, located on a gorgeous private beach, is home to seven large safari tents and seven fabulous treehouses. If quirky and unusual accommodation is your jam then you will love this glamping site. Each safari tent is kitted out with two bedrooms and a cosy cupboard bed, a lounge and dining room, a kitchen and an ensuite WC and hot shower! Click through to read more...

Sleeping in a Safari Tent at Harvest Moon Holidays

Welcome to Harvest Moon Holidays, a unique glamping experience on the East coast of Scotland, boasting treehouse and safari tent accommodation. Based in Lochhouses Farm, an arable farm with rolling fields of barley and wheat, Harvest Moon Holidays is home to a magnificent private beach, woodland, lochs and wetland…

Herefordshire Hideaways: Winding Down in the Stargazor's Wagon. Find out more about my recent staycation and glamping trip to Herefordshire, England, UK. We stayed in a quirky and rustic converted wagon which came with an outdoor wood-fired hot tub! Click through to read more...

Herefordshire Hideaways: Winding Down in the Stargazer’s Wagon

We all know I’m a huge fan of staycations and discovering more of what’s on your doorstep. But I’ve never gone on holiday in my own county before. I mean, what’s the point in paying for accommodation when you’ve already got your own bed for free at…

10 of the most unusual places to stay in the UK including quirky glamping sites, treehouses, eco pods, safari lodges, shepherd's huts and converted double decker buses! Click through to read more...

10 of the Most Unusual Places to Stay in the UK

It’s no secret that I am a complete sucker for unique and wacky accommodation. For me, where you lay your head for the night is such an integral part of travelling. Whenever I travel, I always make it a priority to stay somewhere that is an experience in…

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Glamping Goals: Devon’s Loveland Farm

Located in the beautiful North of Devon, right by the coast, you will find the most unique accommodation I ever have stayed at: Loveland Farm. Loveland Farm is a remote glamping site filled with beautifully designed eco-domes, or “pods”. This was my first time glamping and I am already eager to do more of it. It […]

#Traverse16 Cardiff City Stadium

#Traverse16: What I Learnt From My First Blogging Event

This year’s Traverse blogging conference, #Traverse16, was held in Cardiff City Stadium. It was my first travel blogging conference, so naturally, I was nervous but very excited. The weekend was amazing: I learnt a ridiculous amount, met so many “online friends”, and had the chance to network with tons of travel companies. From not starting a fire […]

Exeter Jailbreak 2016

Exeter Jailbreak 2016: Our Scary Experience

The end of February saw two friends and I hitch-hike all the way from Exeter to *spoiler alert* BERLIN in under 36 hours, all thanks to Exeter Jailbreak 2016, a charity hitch-hiking competition seeing who can get the furthest. We managed to travel 850 miles across 5 countries, all the way from little old Devon to Germany’s capital, without […]

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