Hill Farm & Orchard glamping nestles at the edge of the beautiful Buckinghamshire village of Slapton, adjacent to the towpath of the scenic Grand Union Canal, and with breathtaking views of the Ivinghoe Hills Nature Reserve. Hill Farm and Orchard is a working farm, family run since 1888 and home to a suckler beef herd including pedigree Limousins, a commercial flock of sheep, and one of the oldest Wiltshire Horn sheep flocks in the country (a national rare breed). Our two luxury en-suite Wigwams are situated in the beautiful mature orchard at Hill Farm. The orchard is home to wonderful old apple, pear and damson trees. The tranquillity of the orchard, with its canal side setting and breathtaking views of the Chiltern Hills make this an ideal setting to enjoy a unique glamping experience.
A step back to more tranquil times. Leafy lanes, apples slowly ripening on ancient laden trees, a majestic heron standing guard on the canal bank. Gaily painted narrow boats meander by. Breakfast alfresco, a lazy morning reading, then perhaps a gentle stroll along the towpath to the local pub for a nice lunch. Whether you seek a solitary weekend escape, some couple time, fun with friends, or to spend quality time with your family, there is so much to see and do nearby.
The closest pub is a 5 minute walk from the farm in the village of Slapton and has a fantastic reputation for traditional home cooked food, independent ales and an extensive fine wine list. There are several other pubs within 2.5 miles – a short car or taxi ride away, with one a lovely stroll away along the canal towpath to the nearest lock. Hill Farm & Orchard is conveniently reachable from London (Leighton Buzzard station) in 35 minutes on a fast train.
Two self contained luxury en-suite Wigwams each sleeping up to 4 people and contains:
- Double bed
- Sofa bed (sleeps 2)
- Table and chairs
- Mini kitchen including sink, fridge, microwave, 2 ring electric hob, kettle, toaster, luxury coffee machine
- A water heater
- A panel heater
- En-suite facilities: toilet, wash hand basin, shower
- Cutlery and crockery
- Kitchen utensils
- Picnic bench
- Local information pack
PLACES TO VISIT
- Rushmere Country Park
- Dunstable Downs
- Chilterns Gateway Centre
- Whipsnade Estate
- Whipsnade Zoo
- Fishing on the Union Canal
- The Grove Lock
- Bletchley Park
- Woburn Safari Park
- Tring Natural History Museum
- Woburn Abbey and Gardens
- Pitstone Windmill
- Ivinghoe Beacon and Ashridge Estate
- Grove Farm Pick Your Own
- Grove Theatre in Grove Park
- Harry Potter World
- Xscape Milton Keynes
PRICES & BOOKING
Off Peak: £80 per night or £360 per week
Peak: £90 per night or £480 per week
Based on 2 adults sharing
*2 night minimum stay Fri/Sat March-October (other dates may apply-please check with us)
Why not make your stay extra special with some of our additional extras and enjoy the ultimate glamping experience!
BEDDING PACK – Double duvet, 2 x pillows, fitted bottom sheet, double quilt cover & pillow cases)
BATH AND HAND TOWELS – Egyptian cotton towels to add some extra luxury to your glamping experience and saves you bringing your own
FIREPIT HIRE – A fabulous versatile BBQ and firebowl, providing a heat that everyone can enjoy, whether you are cooking or socialising. Includes Firepit & cover with instruction on use, log carrier with wood & kindling, matches, firelighters, safety glove, grill lifter.
FLOWERS – A beautiful hand-tied arrangement. A perfect gift to brighten your loved ones day. Will be placed in wigwam prior to your arrival.
FAIRYLIGHTS – We will decorate the wigwam with fairy lights to add a magical touch to your stay
CHOCOLATES – Enjoy a tasty treat during your stay with us, or as a surprise for a loved one
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