5 Dog-Friendly Glamping Sites in Yorkshire
Going glamping with your dog can make your holidays easier – and more fun! You don’t have to pay eye-watering amounts of money for a dogsitter and you get to share special memories with your best friend. Yorkshire is a fabulous destination for dog-friendly glamping thanks to the area’s many wonderful national parks and AONBs offering plenty of dog-friendly hikes, attractions, pubs, and accommodation options. Today, we’ll take a look at five dog-friendly glamping sites in Yorkshire.
1. Ball Hall Farm, Storwood, York
For dog-friendly glamping near York, Ball Hall Farm is just the ticket. With glamping pods arranged around a wildlife pond and surrounded by peaceful woodlands, it’s the perfect spot for relaxation. There are nine ensuite glamping suites onsite as well as three accessible lodges for you and your dog to rest your weary heads at night.
You can find a whole host of great dog-friendly walks within a stone’s throw of the glamping site. Among them is Allerthorpe Wood, a flat pine forest perfect for picnicking. Yorkshire Wolds is three miles away, offering hillwalking, stately homes, museums, and more. Pocklington is a nearby market town, with a range of shops, and dog-friendly restaurants and pubs.
2. Forcett Grange, Richmond, North Yorkshire
Forcett Grange is the winner of Best Glamping Destination 2023 in North Yorkshire, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a dog-friendly glamping site in Yorkshire with hot tubs, outdoor dining areas and BBQs with plenty to do on and around the site for both you and your dog.
The site is ideally located to explore popular spots like Richmond, Barnard Castle, and the Yorkshire Dales. The historic market town of Richmond is home to the striking Richmond Castle as well as pretty Georgian buildings, boutiques and restaurants. Apart from the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the North Pennines AONB are also within easy reach, offering great walks and hikes for all experience levels.
At the end of the day, you get to enjoy a cosy glamping pod with its own hot tub for rest and relaxation after an adventure-filled day.
3. Grouse Hill, Whitby, North Yorkshire
Located within the North York Moors National Park, Grouse Hill is in the perfect spot for coastal walks, tranquil woodland wanders, exploring quaint market towns, and enjoying some of the finest views in England. This dog-friendly glamping site in Yorkshire boasts glamping pods both with and without ensuite bathrooms and running water, as well as private decking for each cabin, a kids’ play area, and fire pits for hire.
Whitby is eight miles away, with great seafood, cruises, and fascinating connections to Bram Stoker’s classic novel Dracula. The town has a wonderfully gothic feel, with abbey ruins overshadowing the harbour town. Meanwhile, Scarborough is 12 miles from the site, with museums, galleries, and beach walks to keep you entertained.
4. Humble Bee Farm, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Situated in a peaceful corner of the Wolds Valley, Humble Bee Farm offers an idyllic base for exploring North Yorkshire. The glamping site offers ensuite glamping pods with hot tubs for perfect relaxation as well as a cafe bar serving hot drinks and food. There are also nature trails, lambing experiences and alpacas as well as opportunities to feed hens (and even collect an egg or two for breakfast!). You also benefit from a kids’ play area and a BBQ hut for fun family holidays.
Scarborough is eight miles away, while the village of Filey is six miles off. Both have tranquil beaches for walks with your pup, rock pooling, as well as ice cream and donkey rides in the summer. The nearby Dalby Forest offers exciting outdoor activities from rope courses to mountain biking. Meanwhile, some family-friendly favourites in the local area include the North Yorkshire Water Park, Alpamare Water Park Scarborough, and Playdale Farm Park.
5. Sedgewell Barn, Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Ensuite glamping pods, hot tubs, fairy light canopies, and firepits make Sedgewell Barn in Northallerton a rustic and romantic getaway option in North Yorkshire. The site has eleven glamping pods set on a working farm, with sheep and hens being your neighbours for the duration of your stay. There are also private dog walks and a kids’ play area available onsite.
This dog-friendly glamping site in Yorkshire is situated three miles from the market town of Northallerton. The local area offers country pubs and tea houses to wet your whistle as well as historic attractions such as the Wensleydale Railway, Kiplin Hall, and Fountains Abbey. Sedgewell Barn is also ideally located between the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks for plenty of hiking opportunities for you and your four-legged friend.
Looking for more dog-friendly holiday inspiration?
For more inspiration for dog-friendly glamping holidays, check out our dedicated tag on the subject as well as articles on subjects like dog-friendly glamping in Scotland and dog-friendly glamping in Wales. You can view all Wigwam Holidays glamping sites in the UK on our Locations page. To filter sites that allow dogs, choose “Dogs Allowed” in the drop-down menu on the left side of the page.