All About Glamping

New Forest, England is a sprawling, natural landscape that encompasses a national park area. Visitors to the area can see many attractions and many species of wildlife and plant life and there is an abundance of outdoor activities to participate in including camping and hiking. For visitors who enjoy camping, but like to have all the comforts of home while they camp, there is a new type of outdoor activity that is quite popular in the park and that is glamping new forest.

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So What is Glamping?

The word glamping is a combination of the words glamorous and camping. In other words, rather than participating in the style of camping that sees campers roughing it, glamping adds a bit of a glamorous touch. It's a favorite activity among people who wish to be immersed in nature without having to give up the comforts they are used to when they stay in a hotel. In fact, some glamping villages offer amenities similar to that of a resort. Glamping is not done in a transitional tent but in a yurt. Yurts come in all shapes and sizes and made with various materials depending on the location and the type of weather experienced there. Some yurts come equipped with basic amenities like a television and mini-fridge while others may even things like a hot tub or full kitchen.

Who Goes Glamping?

People of all ages, budgets and backgrounds go glamping. Typically, it's people who want to visit a natural area but don't want to sleep and eat under the stars. The people who enjoy rouging it may not find glamping too appealing but it opens up many doors for people who would otherwise not get to experience the great outdoors.

Why do People go Glamping?

The main reason people go glamping is to experience an outdoor paradise without having to give up the comforts of a hotel. People who don't like insects, who prefer a hot meal and comfortable bed and who are perhaps afraid of wild animals would benefit from glamping as it allows them to experience nature while returning to a comfortable, warm environment at the end of the day.

When do People go Glamping

Glamping is usually best in the late spring, summer and early fall. Some places offer yurts all year round but they would need to be specifically built for the cold climates. The glamping new forest is best in the summer when it's warm and the days are longer and there is more to see and do around the area.