Glamping near Leicester

Enjoy a relaxing glamping holiday in the peaceful and beautiful Wigwam® Holidays Charnwood Forest. Surrounded by lush woodland and rolling green scenery, it’s the ideal spot for some much-needed rest and relaxation yet is a mere 5 minutes from the M1, J22 and 20 minutes drive from the vibrant city of Leicester.

We have six en-suite, luxury Wigwam® cabins which sit around a wildlife pond. You’ll quickly unwind, watching butterflies and frogs from your own private outdoor dining area, or sit back and watch the sunset, relaxing around your BBQ and campfire with your favourite people. 

Things to do while glamping near Leicester


Enjoy a relaxing glamping break at Wigwam® Holidays Charnwood Forest

Glamping holidays are perfect for nature lovers looking for a little luxury whilst enjoying the calm of the great outdoors. The Wigwam® cabins are fully furnished with lots of luxurious detail - double glazing, insulation, heating and en-suite toilet and washing facilities so you can be sure of a warm and delightful night’s rest after a busy day.  The glamping site is surrounded by miles of pretty country roads, wildlife trails and footpaths, perfect for a stroll or a cycle through the countryside. And for even more relaxation in nature, you can truly unwind if you book into a Wigwam® glamping pod with hot tub. Perfect for unwinding and stargazing, and whiling away a few hours of sheer bliss.


The nearby village of Newtown Linford

Take a short walk through the National Forest from Wigwam® Holidays Charnwood Forest and you’ll find yourself in the picturesque village of Newtown Linford. Here you’ll find pubs, shops and delicatessen - the perfect place to pick up your BBQ essentials before wandering back to your glamping pod... 


Tropical Birdland

This colourful world is only seven miles from Wigwam® Holidays Charnwood Forest, via Thornton Ln is one of our favourite tourist attractions. 6 ½ acres of sanctuary for parrots and other brightly coloured, exotic birds. There are over 250 feathery residents and every inch is devoted to giving a home to these beautiful creatures. Birds are from all over the world - and this is a must-see attraction. 


Bradgate Park

This 800-year old deer park is both tranquil and beautiful. It’s less than three miles from your glamping site and close to Leicester city centre, so it’s the perfect place to while away a few peaceful hours after exploring the sights of the city. The park is perfect for nature lovers and has something for everyone - rugged and energetic walks and trails through the hills or easy-going pathways for bikes, buggies and wheelchairs. You’ll also find two tearooms to relax and enjoy a cuppa in for a well-earned rest. As well as a busy events calendar throughout the year such as folk concerts and outdoor theatre and cinema, you can join in on guided walks and tours to get the most out of the stunning landscape and fascinating history. 


City of Leicester

The nearby city of Leicester is well worth visiting. As well as shops, pubs and restaurants there are lots of fascinating museums and, exhibition centres and art galleries, to suit every interest. History fans will love the Richard III visitor centre - opened after the King’s remains were found in 2012. Space enthusiasts will marvel at the exhibitions and activities at the National Space Centre. There’s so much to see and do - for the whole family. 


Book your best ever glamping holiday with Wigwam® Holidays

Our glamping site is the perfect base for every kind of holiday activity in North West Leicestershire. Enjoy a calmer pace of life in the parklands, reservoirs and canals on a country walk, or travel back in time and visit the picturesque, unspoilt villages along the railway lines of the area’s heritage railways. 

You are spoilt for choice in this wonderful area and no matter how you choose to while away your day, you’ll love coming home to a warm glamping pod, a roaring campfire and the calming sounds of the countryside to lull you to sleep. 

Ready to get your best ever glamping holiday started? Book online today

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