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Wigwam® Holidays Forcett Grange - winner of the Tripadvisors "Travellers Choice Award" 2022 - is the perfect base for an idyllic and peaceful hot tub glamping holiday in North Yorkshire. It’s a hidden gem of a site, renowned for its unique setting and spacious cabins.
Set within the grounds of a historic quarry - with roots dating back to the Iron Ages - Forcett Grange is surrounded by countryside, allowing you to disconnect from daily life and immerse yourself in the relaxing sounds of nature. This tranquility is complimented by totally silent Scandinavian bathing in wood fired hot tubs.
This isolated, yet well-connected location is ideal for those wishing to visit the market towns of Richmond and Barnard Castle or adventure in the Yorkshire Dales. After spending the day exploring, guests look forward to returning to the sanctuary of the quarry setting; its walls and native woodland creating a natural hideaway.
The site has step-free access, making this glamping site accessible for all. A good selection of lodges have also been considerately adapted, with en-suite facilities, so that glampers of all abilities can enjoy great holidays in the great outdoors.
Things to do while glamping near Richmond
Relax and enjoy Wigwam® Holidays Forcett Grange
Glamping holidays are all about unwinding and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. Our cabins come with outdoor dining table and benches and a fire pit with BBQ grill so you don’t have to leave the luxury of your glamping pod to enjoy good food, fine company and a beautiful view! Our cabins have wood fired hot tubs direct from Finland - the perfect way to enjoy a spot of stargazing. Glass of bubbles optional!
Visit the Stunning Georgian Town of Richmond
Take an afternoon out visiting this picturesque Georgian market town; sample the artisan chocolatiers, visit the imposing Norman keep at Richmond Castle and wander down to the roaring waterfalls. If you have time, venture further and follow the river to Easby Abbey to witness the remains of the magnificent refectory, gatehouse and canons' dormitory. Before returning to your cosy cabin, be sure to check out The Station for local film, food and art.
The Bowes Museum in ‘Barney’
With fantastic views over the Tees Gorge, The Bowes Museum sits on the outskirts of the charming working market town of Barnard Castle, also known as ‘Barney’, which is full of independent shops, antique emporiums and award-winning cuisine.
The chateau is known as the V&A of the North and it’s easy to see why. The Bowes Museum is well known for its wide-ranging exhibitions and events, making it a wonderful space to enjoy the galleries. Recently the museum has played host to exhibitions from Goya, David Hockney and the YSL exhibition. The museum’s iconic Silver Swan – musical automation from the 1700s plays every day at 2pm and it’s worth visiting the museum for this whimsical wonder alone!
The museum and grounds host a wide range of seasonal events - so there’s always something happening, no matter what time of year you’re glamping. Christmas markets, outdoor summer theatre productions and children’s events all take place so check the website to plan a fantastic day out.
For wildlife lovers! Raby Castle is an imposing fortress with Victorian interiors, surrounded by 200 acres of lush green parkland, where herds of red and fallow deer live wild. Explore 5 acres of traditional 18th century ornamental Walled Gardens which are home to vibrant yew hedges, a fig house, rose garden, trees, plants and ornamental features. Keep the children entertained at the Woodland Adventure Playground and hire bikes to discover the spectacular views.
Created within a four acre garden in the heart of Tupgill Park, Forbidden Corner is an inviting labyrinth of tunnels, chambers and surprises ideal for younger families. The attraction is like no other; a day out with a difference for the young at heart!
Sightseeing around Yorkshire Dales National Park and North York Moors
With a wide range of activities and outdoor pursuits available in these beautiful and vibrant areas, most people allow several days to enjoy them. Outdoor activities for all abilities are available - from bike hire and gentle walks to gorge walking, archery and abseiling.
Book your best ever glamping holiday with Wigwam® Holidays
Our glamping site is inclusive to everyone - regardless of age and abilities. Our Wigwam® Lodge Cabins sleep up to five, have en-suite bathrooms and some are adapted for everyone's use, including those who need extra support with mobility or extra space for wheelchairs. All our glamping cabins have wood fired hot tubs, adding that extra special touch to your stay in the great outdoors.
Ready to get your best ever glamping holiday started? Book online today!