Glamping with hot tubs in Durham

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Positioned in North East England, Durham County is in an ideal position to base adventurous holidays, thanks to vicinities to Yorkshire in the South and Northumberland in the North.

Famous for its Norman cathedral and 11th-century castle, visitors of the area also particularly enjoyed visiting the medieval villages, the coastal beaches, and the variety of stunning landscapes.

Read on to find the perfect glamping site with hot tubs to base your holidays in County Durham and its surroundings.

Best glamping with hot tubs in Durham

Derecroft Glamping Luxury Lodgepods

Offering unique glamping pods with hot tubs on a working farm, specifically on a hilltop near the village of Lanchester, with spectacular views across the Durham countryside.

Each individually designed pod can accommodate up to four people thanks to its double bed, and sofa bed and to keep the pod self-catered it includes a kitchen, a dining table and a shower room with a toilet and sink.

To make the most of the outdoors, in the private patio you’ll find a pizza oven, a barbecue, seating furniture and a relaxing hot tub. 

Crimdon Dene Holiday Park

Sitting in Crimdon Dene Holiday Park, we have a three-bedroom caravan for a large group wanting to explore the Durham coast. 

With direct views of the sea from the caravan balcony, visitors that stayed here found convenient the fully equipped kitchen with a dining area and a spacious living room connected to the front balcony where it is possible to enjoy breathtaking views.

The park presents a variety of amenities including a bar, a restaurant, a swimming pool, a children’s playground, a kids club, a hot tub and much more.


Daisy Glamping Pod

Situated on 12 acres of stunning countryside in Middridge, only a short drive from Durham city, this glamping pod provide lodging for two adults and two children. 

Equipped with all the comforts of a home is a great holiday lodging option for a tranquil retreat in the countryside.

Inclusive of a small kitchen, a spacious shower room with a toilet and an exclusive patio outdoors where is sitting the private hot tub, a picnic table and a barbecue for alfresco dining.


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Flora Luxury Retreat

In the stunning Middleton in Teesdale, surrounded by stunning nature, we present a charming glamping hut for two.

Two large rustic french doors welcome you inside the luxurious hut equipped with a kitchen, a large double bed, a modern en-suite and a dining area.

A wood-fired hot tub outdoors gives that extra touch for a relaxing holiday in the countryside.

In the local village are lovely shops and pubs, but if you are looking for a more adventurous experience check out High Force waterfall, only 6 miles from the accommodation. 


Forcett Grange

Forcett Grange is an idyllic glamping with hot tubs in North Yorkshire for a secluded retreat amongst unspoiled woodlands.

Luxurious self-catering interiors make the pod a great accommodation comprising the double bed, a well-appointed kitchen area, a spacious en-suite and a seating space. 

If you preferred to dine outdoors there is a table and bench, with a fire pit and grill for cooking and an adjacent toasty hot tub to relax after a day exploring the Yorkshire Dales.

West Wood Yurts Ltd

Within the grounds of National Trust Gibside, sitting on a working farm this next glamping lodging offers spectacular views in a comfortable setting.

Accommodation on site varies from yurts tents to pods and shepherd huts, all equipped with high standards facilities and within your private grounds with unspoiled views of the Derwent Valley and a cosy hot tub.

From the property land, there is direct access to a landscape of woodlands, gardens, wildlife, parks, historic buildings, pubs and shops.

Hiking the area is a common activity practised by visitors.

TT Lodges

Next a luxurious studio on 3 acres of private grounds on the outskirts of Stockton-On Tees.

Complete with a private garden, this deluxe lodge is an open space plan with a double bed, kitchen, sofa and modern bathroom.

At night unwind in the private hot tub, perfect after a long day exploring the surroundings.

With the local villages only a five minutes drive, you have everything you might need including shops and pubs.

The nearby Wynyard woodland park has a number of beautiful walks for outdoor leisure.


Hillcrest Holiday Park

For a more rural but still pretty luxurious glamping there is Hillcrest Holiday Park between Richmond and Barnard Castle.

Each chalet is equipped to be self-catered with individual designs and high-standard facilities with all the comforts of a home away.

This glamping with hot tubs on the border of North Yorkshire and County Durham allows your furry friend to join you during your stay.

The ideal location other than offering stunning views of Teesdale, the property is also close to popular attractions including Richmond village, Barnard Castle, High Force Waterfall, and Raby Castle.


Situated in Bowes, Pheasant is in a tranquil setting for your next glamping stay in County Durham. 

This accommodation offers two bedrooms, with a double bed, along with a shower room, complete with an open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Outside the adult-only chalet, in the garden, there are seating furniture and a cosy hot tub.

Nearby is the market town of Barnard Castle with historic sites to visit and plenty of pubs to try out.




This detached lodge with hot tubs is ideally located to base your holiday in County Durham.

Going inside the lodge, you find yourself in an open living area with a dining area, kitchen and access to the decked patio where a warm hot tub awaits you. Going back inside to complete the space, there is one bedroom and a luxurious shower room with a toilet. 

Within easy reach is a plethora of places to explore like Pennine and Teesdale Ways, the Yorkshire Dales and the beautiful waterfalls at High Force.


The Engine Shed

Nestled next to the North Yorkshire Moors National Park this glamping shed offers a peaceful stay for you and your furry friend.

Going up the wooden stairs you are welcomed by a extensive terrace with outdoor furniture to enjoy alfresco dining. 

Inside the stable door is the open plan layout fitted with a log burner, a kitchen, a seating area, a private bathroom and a double beds bunk bed creating enough space for four people.

A fire pit surrounded by chairs adjacent to a wood-fired hot tub is the thing that guests enjoyed most in the secluded garden.





The Ayton

Uniquely designed the Ayton is a large pod offering stunning views of the Cleveland Hills.

Sleeping two adults and two children with a double bed and a sofa bed, the studio has an open plan layout including a foldable table with chairs, a kitchenette and a private bathroom.

Moving to the paved patio is included a picnic table, a fire pit and a large hot tub. 

A rural and quiet location to enjoy the countryside and explore picturesque Yorkshire.

Brewers Cottage

Brewers Cottage presents a more luxurious glamping choice for a large group wanting to explore the surrounding countryside.

Boasting incredible outdoor space in the enclosed garden this converted barn features a living area, four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a fully supplied kitchen, and a spacious living space.

In the garden visitors particularly appreciated the barbecue with outdoor seating and the hot tub. 

With the central location of Slaley village, it is only a forty minutes drive to County Dorham and all its famous attractions. 


Moorside Huts

Moving on, Moorside Huts in Bishop Auckland provides its guests with unforgettable views and a peaceful setting in the countryside. 

Inside the wooden cabin is a large double bed with an en-suite, a kitchenette, a sofa, a log burner to keep the space toasty, and an enclosed garden where you can admire the views.

Overlooking the valley you can enjoy a fire pit with seating or try the wood-fired hot tub in the gravel patio at the front of the hut.

With no extra charge, a friendly dog is allowed at the property.

A plethora of activities are present in the area for everyone: cycling, bike tours, hiking, fishing and horse riding.


Slaley Retreat

Another great glamping accommodation in Slaley is this cosy mobile home sitting on Springhouse Boutique Holiday Park.

This holiday caravan offers one double bedroom, and one twin bedroom, with additional sleeping for two with the sofa bed in the spacious lounge, an equipped kitchen with a dining table, one bathroom and a large veranda partially occupied by outdoor furniture. 

Within the park grounds, there are amenities like a wellness centre, restaurant, hot tub, and children’s playground.


Quirky glamping with hot tubs in Durham

Mount Leven Hideaway

Nestled on a hilltop with fantastic panoramic views across a river valley Mount Leven Hideaway propose alternative glamping lodging.

Including a barrel glamping chalet and a log cabin, this self-catered lodgings include a patio with a hot tub and outdoor furniture.

Here guests can choose to relax and cook alfresco in a larch barn, sunbathe on a generous decking area, or simply decompress in a luxury hot tub overlooking the valley from the hilltop garden.

For outdoor lovers, the area is filled with cycling and walking paths. 


In a rural setting in Butterknowle, we have Holly a quirky glamping accommodation for two.

The studio layout includes a kitchenette, a comfortable double bed, a seating space and a full bathroom. 

A tiny terrace with more seating offers some incredible views over the countryside land.

On-site guests can use the hot tub, and the bike storage and are allowed to bring a four-legged friend to join them.

If you are looking for something to explore in the vicinities check out the iconic Roman Cathedral, the Roman Castle and the nearby town of Barnard Castle.


Elsie's Retreat

Elsie’s Retreat is a unique glamping shepherd hut for a relaxing getaway in Durham, North East England.

Funky interiors keep the space fun and cosy with a sofa which converts into a double bed, a kitchenette with a table for two and a modern en-suite with a shower.

Going outside guests have available a shared garden space in which is situated a hot tub, a barbecue and outdoor furniture.

Not far from your doorstep you can visit Durham Castle, Auckland Castle and local pubs.



  • How can I have more information about a Durham glamping site with hot tubs?

    To have more information about the property and specific requests, you need to click on the More information tab and be directly connected to the accommodation booking page, where you can contact the property.

  • Is there free parking at the glamping sites with hot tubs in Durham?

    Almost every glamping spot in Durham offers free parking on-site for at least one vehicle per booking. However, it is always best to contact the property in advance to see the availability.

  • Do they accept dogs at the glamping accommodation in Durham?

    A good choice of sites allows one or more pets at the accommodation, and most will ask for a small fee to bring your friend. You can check out the lists above for pet-friendly glamping options, but always contact the property owner for certainty.

  • How long can you stay at the glamping with hot tubs accommodation in Durham?

    You might need to book a minimum of two nights for most accommodations, but you can usually as long as it is available. Each glamping site may have different restrictions, so we always recommend checking with the property before booking.