Glamping with hot tubs in the Forest of Dean

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The Forest of Dean is famous for its ancient forest and wild river valley, offering visitors a place to unwind and escape the busy life.

It includes the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley, great places for woodland walks and outdoor activities, off-road cycling and unique attractions, including many castles.

In the list below, we gather the best glamping sites with hot tubs from which you can base your adventure in the historical Forest.

Best glamping with a hot tub in the Forest of Dean

The Old Railway Carriage

The Old Railway Carriage is an ideal glamping with hot tub to unwind and relax in the heart of the Forest of Dean.

Within the open space plan of the hut, there is a double bed and lounge area with a wood burner to keep the space toasty.

While the bathroom facilities with shower and kitchen area are located on separate huts from the main one.

The front garden has some decking, a sitting-out area and garden furniture, including a barbecue and a wood-fired hot tub. 

Cycling, golfing, canoeing, fishing, kayaking and climbing are all available in the surrounding areas with plenty of wildlife to observe. 

Lotus Belle Mahal Tent

Overlooking vast land offers the most breathtaking views and a truly unique boutique glamping site is located in the outstandingly beautiful Wye Valley.

The ‘Mahal’ tent can accommodate up to eight guests with its four bedrooms and a large seating area at the centre of the tent. An outdoor kitchen with electricity, luxurious bathroom facilities and a wood-fired hot tub with outdoor seating complete the glamping accommodation.

On-site guests can use the communal space, including an outdoor bar, fire pit, pizza oven, vegetable and herb gardens, and orchards to explore.

Halmore Pod

With peaceful countryside surrounding the property close to the rural village of Berkeley, the perfect choice for those wanting to explore the beautiful towns and cities of Gloucestershire.

Entering the pod, you will find a minimalistic and stylish interior with a double bed, a sofa bed, a seating area and a kitchenette.
In the enclosed is sitting outdoor furniture and a wood-fired hot tub for relaxing after a day of exploring.
The magical Cotswold Way can be reached in just a short drive and offers miles of scenic walks, whilst for those who prefer to explore with a bike there is the famous Pittville Park.

Glamping with hot tubs for families and couples in the Forest of Dean

Cider Mill Lodge

Featuring beautiful views over Wye Valley, this glamping accommodation is excellent for a tranquil retreat in the countryside.

Two bedrooms cabin has open plan living/ kitchen with a seating area and two en-suite bathrooms with showers.

You have a cosy hot tub and outdoor furniture and a barbecue in the lawned garden to relax and enjoy the view.

Just a few minutes from the cottage Forest of Dean presents plenty of walks and cycle paths to try.

Delightful Shepherd's Hut

Settled on a working farm this delightful shepherd hut boasts some breathtaking valley views in Drybrook.

Going inside from the barn doors you’ll be welcomed by a cosy open space composed of a double bed, a log burner, a kitchenette and an en-suite.

The outside is an enclosed space with a hot tub, a barbecue, a pizza oven and plenty of seating.

Dogs are welcome on the property, and at the farm, you can check out plenty of animals including horses and chickens.

The Lodge

Positioned in Upton Bishop, the Lodge is a fantastic glamping option for a big group of people with its three bedrooms in the countryside.

Inside the self-catered home, you have a large open space living area with a fully equipped kitchen, a lounge with a wood burner, and a seating area. 

While in the enclosed garden, guests can take advantage of the private hot tub, picnic tables and a barbecue.

In the nearby park, there is a children’s playground to entertain the younger ones. 

Whitemead Forest Park

Nestled in acres of woodland to explore, this holiday park offers a glamping cabin for families and friends with plenty of activities.

Each unit contains a master bedroom, bunk bedroom and a sofa-bed in the lounge. The open plan kitchen/lounge/diner is well equipped with its veranda and outside furniture and features its private hot tub sunk into an additional deck. Dogs are welcome at an extra charge.

On-site visitors have access to the indoor pool, fitness centre and sauna.

Thanks to its location at the heart of the Forest of Dean, various popular attractions are within easy reach.



Located in Herefordshire, just outside Ross-on-Wye, the Mallard is a great experience in a peaceful location with idyllic views and abundant wildlife.

Equipped with a master bedroom and a twin room, both with en-suite, this holiday cabin makes an excellent choice for families or friends.

A full kitchen and spacious living area with a dining table complete the interior space. 

Going outside from the living french doors, you are presented with a decked terrace overlooking the landscape, with outdoor furniture, and down the stairs, there is a cosy hot tub to relax in.



This luxurious glamping bungalow with a hot tub is set in an ideal location on the edge of the Forest of Dean in the village of Alvington.

The modern bungalow comprehends two bedrooms, a king-size sofa bed in the sitting room, an en-suite in the master bedroom, a second full bathroom, and a large well-equipped kitchen/diner.

A seven people hot tub and a firepit await outside the lounge in the enclosed garden.

In the vicinities, there are activities for everyone, including abseiling, kayaking, clay pigeon shooting, riding, and much more.

The Wendy House

In Parkend, we present you with this rustic glamping cabin for a relaxing stay in a peaceful setting in the heart of the Forest of Dean.

It is equipped with all the comforts of home: kitchenette, lounge area with a sofa, one-bedroom with a double bed and an en-suite shower room with toilet.

The property has a large patio, a table and chairs, sun loungers for relaxing,  and a hot tub.

Just a stone’s throw from the Nags Head nature reserve and Cannop Ponds, half a mile away, Cannop bike park is only two miles away.

The Hut on the Hill

Secluded in a meadow in Lower Carterspiece Farm, in Coleford, is a little hut characterized by exclusive mountain views. 

At the centre of the open-plan tiny home, there is a kitchen and a seating area, while at the two ends, there is a king-size bed and a shower room with a toilet and sink. 

To make the most of the outside, the outdoor space presents some cosy seating, a hot tub and a firepit. 

The area is famous for stunning walks and cycle trails around every corner.

The Nook

On the edge of the woodland, in a peaceful valley at The Roost Glamping, we found a great glamping with hot tubs option in the Forest of Dean.

This uniquely designed eco-friendly cedar cabin provides guests with an equipped kitchen, a lounge area with a log burner overlooking the woodlands, a seating area, a double and a luxurious en-suite.

But the best part is out on the veranda where you can soak in the Japanese soak tub, try the swinging cedar seat or step into the meadow to your own firepit.

In the forest, there are a plethora of cycle paths to adventure in. 


The best glamping cottages with hot tubs in the Forest of Dean

Brook Cottage

Brook Cottage provides a secluded glamping holiday with hot tub on the fringes of Aylburton village.

Bordered by a brook to the front, the pet-friendly accommodation features a hot tub on the outdoor patio and high standards interiors comprising a lounge, a kitchen and one bedroom with an en-suite.

There is climbing, abseiling and caving in the Royal Forest of Dean. You can explore the Cotswolds, not too far away and even walk the trails promised at the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Sunrise Cottage

Boasting picturesque mountain views, this unique cottage with hot tub is perfect for a glamping retreat in the rural village of Ross-on-Wye.

Sunsires Cottage is one bedroom lodging fitted with high standards facilities, including a king-sized bed, an en-suite, a sofa, a table with chairs and a kitchen.

You’ll find a hot tub, a barbecue and outdoor furniture for alfresco dining on the patio.

The local village has everything you need for a comfortable holiday in the Forest of Dean District.


The Old Winery Cottage

With a private garden, this unique glamping with hot tub is a great base to explore the surroundings in one of the oldest inhabited towns in the Forest of Dean, Newent.

Inside is furnished with a cosy living room with sofas and a log burner overlooking the garden, a full kitchen and a luxurious bathroom with a walk-in shower.

Outdoor in the enclosed space, there is a bubbly hot tub and a covered seating area where you can keep an eye on your furry friend, who is welcomed at the accommodation.

Within walking distance, there are a few choices of pubs and restaurants.



  • Where can I book the glamping with a hot tub in the Forest of Dean accommodation?

    After you choose the best campsite for you, you can click on the More information tab and be directly connected to the accommodation booking page of the property. If you have specific questions about the accommodation, feel free to contact the property.

  • Can you have a barbecue in the glamping with hot tub campsites in the Forest of Dean?

    Many glamping with hot tubs in the Forest of Dean include on-site BBQ facilities; most offer a private patio with your barbecue for alfresco dining. But we always recommend contacting the owner before booking to double-check.

  • Which towns and villages are included in the Forest of Dean District glamping with hot tub sites?

    The glamping with hot tub sites in the Forest of Dean is mainly in Coleford, Blakeney, Cinderford, Drybrook, English Bicknor, Huntley, Littledean, Longhope, Lydbrook, Lydney, Mitcheldean, Newnham and Newent.

  • Is it possible to park directly on the glamping with a hot tub in the Forest of Dean?

    Almost every glamping spot in the Forest of Dean will allow you to park for free on-site for at least one vehicle per booking. However, it is always best to contact the property in advance to see the availability.