Glamping holidays in Dorset, South West England

Luxury child and dog friendly safari tents nestled in a quiet corner of a small village farm near Shaftesbury in Dorset.

Midweek 2 nights from £315 + more price options

  • Venue: Farm


  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite
  • Social Distancing


  • Luxury Beds & White Linen
  • Great hosts & incredible views
  • Private shower and loo
  • Wood-Fired Stove and fridge

Social distancing available at Black Pig Retreats

Murciano and Gascon are 35 metres apart and Mukota is in a separate meadow. The Bothy shares a meadow with Mukota but are far enough apart to stay safe. The Piglet is situated in a secluded corner of the large meadow, shared with Gascon and Murciano. We operate a self check in and send an information video before arrival.

About Black Pig Retreats

This little farm is the perfect destination for a rural escape, offering three luxury safari tents, a unique straw bothy and a beautiful yurt. Finalists in Dorset Businesses Environmental Awards 2019

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  • Safari Tents
  • Cabins
  • Yurts
Glamping holidays in Dorset, South West England - Black Pig Retreats


1 unit. Each unit sleeps 6

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Glamping holidays in Dorset, South West England - Black Pig Retreats


1 unit. Each unit sleeps 6

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Glamping holidays in Dorset, South West England - Black Pig Retreats


1 unit. Each unit sleeps 4

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Glamping holidays in Dorset, South West England - Black Pig Retreats

The Straw Bothy

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 4

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Glamping holidays in Dorset, South West England - Black Pig Retreats

The Piglet

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 2

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Onsite facilities

  • Parking
  • Shop

Parking is available for one car per tent. Any additional vehicles may be parked in the farmyard. Wi-Fi, a hair drying point and washing machine are available in the yard on request. The tents are situated in enclosed fields; perfect for playful children and dogs! The village shop and pub are within walking distance. Honesty shop on site sells extra wood, charcoal, our own meat packs and other bits and bobs!

Shared facilities

  • Laundry

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfire
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Kitchen - Outside
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Wood-fired Oven

Each tent has access its own fire-pit. Fully equipped kitchens and luxury bathrooms are located in each tent. The Bothy had the sole use of a beautiful Chuck Wagon containing a kitchen and loo with an outdoor shower. The Piglet has a field kitchen on the deck All linen and towels are provided at no extra charge, as is a large sack of wood for the fire.

Eco features

  • Conservation
  • Natural Spring
  • Recycling
  • Solar Power
  • Sustainability

We prioritise protecting our environment and make every effort possible to make changes that create a positive impact on the world around us Because of this ethos, we ask all of our guests to make a small effort to assist us by sorting waste for recycling and be conscientious with water use The farm is powered by solar panels and we only supply biodegradable cleaning products and bathroom toiletries Plastic is kept to a minimum by refilling the toiletries and washing up liquid

What To Bring

  • Bikes
  • Food & Drink
  • Rainwear
  • Slippers
  • Torches
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

We supply all linen, towels, crockery, cutlery, pots, pans. Due to the current situation we are not supplying any food or board games in the tents so please bring everything you require. The Honesty shop has items to borrow (hot water bottles, games and extra crockery) A washing machine and hairdryer are on site in the yard Please contact us if you have any questions



  • Countryside
  • Hillside
  • Rural

Onsite activities

  • Walking

Activities nearby

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Yoga

-Excellent local walking, starting onsite and nearby -Fabulous local attractions including Stone Henge and Stourhead House -Local leisure centre offers drop-in swimming and gym sessions -Local businesses offer riding lessons and pony trekking -Dorset Adventures in the village can provide bikes, archery and outdoor activities on site -Private yoga sessions can be arranged locally or on site


  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights £315 - £417
  • Midweek 3 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 4 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 3 nights Contact owner
  • Weekly 7 nights £525 - £1,375


  • Dog per stay £25

Notes about prices

Please check our website for offers which are available from time to time. The above prices are for our smaller tent, MUKOTA, which sleeps 4 - perfect for two couples or a couple with two children. The Bothy and Piglet are more affordable options for couples, so please check our website for price variations.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations Policy If you cancel before 8 weeks prior to your stay, we will refund any monies paid, less your deposit, or reschedule your stay for another date.


The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Carolyn Bourchier, the owner/manager of Black Pig Retreats.

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