Cotswold Farm Park, Nr Guiting Power
Adam Hanson’s farm needs no introduction. Opening a camp site was a brilliant and much-needed response to the market’s demands. Its high on the Cotswold Weald and open to the elemental wind, rain and sunshine. There is Glamping in desert-themed tents for softies and ample space for tents, camper vans and caravans for more hardy folk. All the facilities you need. Dogs OK. Wildlife walk.
Denfurlong Farm, Chedworth
Spacious, grassy and open to the stars (no lights). Furnished and unfurnished bell tents available to hire. Farm shop and cafe (wifi), breakfast from 9. Dogs OK. Friday is fishn’chip night. Open March to October.
Far Peak Camping, Northleach
A simple, rustic campsite centred conveniently in the centre of the Cotswolds, and all within walking distance of Northleach’s amenities. Bike hire and climbing tower.
Fleece Inn, Bretforton, Nr Evesham
You can hire Moongazer, a bow top caravan in the Fleece’s orchard. The inn also does B&B. Its a half-timbered medieval farmhouse that became an inn in 1848. There’s a fine collection of pewter. Morris Dancing and folk music are regular events. Pretty garden, too.
Long Compton Camping, Mill Farm, Nr Chipping Norton
A small, and simple site with only 11 units for pitching a tent. Set close to a good village pub, the Red Lionand village shop. Ideal for cyclists and hardy campers.
Organic Farm Shop, Burford Road, Cirencester
An organic camp site beside the Fram Shop. Their dictum: 'Eating organic is eating from the Earth, back to nature void of pesticides. All growing freely without insecticides,' is their passion and raison d’être. Café open Tu-Sa 9-5, Sun 11-4.
Thistledown Farm, Nympsfield
Promotes the awareness of agricultural and environmental practices by tackling ecological issues head on in a fun way with courses and events. Wild camping and wildlife trails. Farm shop and Fieldfare Café. Organic campsite. Open daily 9-5.
Westley Farm, Chalford
80-acre hill farm of ancient woodlands, flower-rich hay meadows, and steep banks of limestone grassland with traditional stone (self-catering) cottages spread over the hillside. For the more adventurous try one of the two Turkoman style yurt tents situated in the diddly-dumps.