Summer is almost here and what better way to enjoy the great British seaside than with a glamping trip to the Isle of Wight? Travel to the Island with Red Funnel Ferries and discover the wonderful and sometimes quirky glamping opportunities available. From eco-pods and vintage campervans, to hidden tree houses and even helicopters – the Isle of Wight is full of glamping surprises!
Enjoy the good life at Tapnell Farm – a four night stay from £136 per person
Nestled in the wonderful surroundings of Tapnell Farm, Tom’s Eco-Lodges takes glamping to the next level. With a range of accommodation options – from Safari Tents and Wood Cabins to
Pods – there’s something to suit everyone. As well as offering stunning views, animals and nature in abundance, Adventure Activities UK are expanding their activities at Tapnell to introduce a high ropes course, mountain boarding track, zorbing run, rock climbing wall, archery range and bush craft area.
Offer: A group of four can enjoy a four night stay in one of Tom’s Eco Pods from just £136 per person, including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel Ferries. Based on four people travelling together in one vehicle, May/June 2016.
Experience a canopy under the stars – from £427 per person
Canopy & Stars specialise in offering weird and wonderful glamping options and their offering on the Isle of Wight is truly special. Bunk up in a Woodland Yurt for an exceptional glamping experience in the grounds of The Priory Bay Hotel. Each yurt is artfully decorated with a double bed, sofas, bean bags, French-doors and private decking. A short walk away lies the private Priory Bay beach and guests can enjoy the hotel’s full facilities including pool, golf course, electric bikes and tennis courts. Think of them as luxurious canvas hotel rooms!
Offer: A couple can enjoy a four night stay in one of the woodland yurts from just £427 per person, including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel Ferries. Based on two people travelling together in one vehicle, May/June 2016.
If you go down to the woods, you’re in for a big surprise – a four night stay from £185 per person
Into the Woods Treehouse is a quirky retreat for adventurous groups and families, and a real haven for nature lovers. Situated just outside the country village of Wippingham on the north east coast of the Island, the tree house is surrounded by picturesque farmland and woods, offering the privacy and peace of living right in the heart of nature. The treehouse is divided into two separate pods, joined by decking and comprises a timber clad room with kitchen area, dining table, benches and sofa perfect for socialising, plus a sunny outdoor decking area great for a spot of al fresco eating. It can accommodate up to six people and is suitable for children over 5 years old.
Offer: A four night stay at the Into the Woods Treehouse costs from £185 per person including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel. Based on a family of four travelling together between May-June 2016. (Please note that at full occupancy a four night stay would cost £124 per person, including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries, based on a group of six travelling together March-June 2015).
Galahad the Helicopter at Windmill Campersite – a four night stay from £225 per person
Windmill Campersite is an exclusive glamping site on the Isle of Wight. Its newest attraction is a fully refurbished helicopter named ‘Galahad’. The original 1965 cutting edge Aviation technology includes an American caravan style layout with stainless steel units, gas hobs, sinks and an oven. Guests can relax in the cockpit and watch the sun setting from the pilot’s seat before retiring to the fitted double bed. A truly unique experience you won’t find on every campsite!
Offer: A couple can enjoy a four night stay in Galahad the Helicopter from £225 per person including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel Ferries. Based on two people travelling together in one vehicle, May/June 2016.
For more information and to book visit www.redfunnel.co.uk