Description of The Dandelion Hideaway
For family holidays and romantic escapes, the Dandelion Hideaway’s hamlet of beautiful nostalgic canvas cottages melt into the glorious Leicestershire countryside.
Swap the daily rush for collecting fresh eggs from the hens, milking the dairy herd of goats and grooming the Shetland ponies.
Or, just relax and indulge in the space, peace, birdsong and starry nights.
A wonderfully unique experience, the luxury of truly sumptuous glamping, with the relaxation of idyllic rural days whilst peeping into farming life.
With just six cottages there is a treasured, intimate atmosphere where you can roam freely, explore the outdoors and discover nature.
The Dandelion Hideaway enjoys an intimate, exclusive atmosphere an idyllic place for an escape.
We are the only glamping destination to have been shortlisted and won the prestigious, national VisitEngland Excellence Awards (Self Catering) in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
In 2015 we were presented with the VisitEngland ROSE award in Recognition of Service Excellence. This award from VisitEngland is given only to a handful of properties nationally that are deemed to go the extra mile.
Regionally, we are consistent winners at the Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards (Self Catering) in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
The Trip Advisor story is the icing on the cake, having achieved the Certificate of Excellence every year since opening; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Luxury canvas cottage safari tents
- 6 Units
- Sleeps: 6 Persons
- Toilets (Ensuite) , Showers (Ensuite)
- Towels(Hire) and Bedding(Hire)
- Self Catering
Each of our canvas cottages has been lovingly designed with luxury in mind; a leather sofa to curl up on, armchairs and the soul of the tent, a large wood burning fire with an oven and stove top for preparing delicious breakfasts, late suppers, and not forgetting the retro whistling kettle!
All of the canvas cottages have a gorgeous free standing roll top bath with a chrome shower over, and a separate sink and WC. The bathroom is at the rear of the canvas cottage, affording plenty of privacy.
Other Accommodation at The Dandelion Hideaway
Bluebells canvas cottage & Bluebells Nest
Bluebells has a little sister, the bijou Bluebells' Nest. This is an elevated wooden haven snuggled up amongst woodland and suspended over a drift of wild flowers.
Inside the Nest two young adventurers will be cosy under plump eiderdowns on antique iron beds.
Bluebells and Bluebells' Nest are just a few feet apart and are taken together as a pair, sleeping two or four with a hot tub.
- None, everything is private
A lovely main safari style fire pit with logs for sitting around, chatting, singling, toasting marshmallows.
A large hen house for collecting eggs daily, delicious freshly laid eggs! A joy and treat for the children to collect.
- Children's Play Area
In the farmyard, we have a quaint reception, honesty shop, offering local produce and gifts.
In the summer we have a Children’s Outdoor Camp beautifully positioned for ‘lookout duties’ in the Spinney field.
We have a large camp fire & oven area in a beautiful setting.
What to bring?
- Basic Provisions
- Nothing, everything is provided