Crafty Camping

  • Dorset, England
  • Open all year
  • From GBP £84 per night
  • Bell Tents, Shepherd Huts, Tipis, Yurts
  • Sleeps up to 14 guests in 7 units
  • Wood fired pizza oven
  • Sauna yurt
  • Games yurt
  • As seen on BBC Mastercrafts
Booking Enquiry

“Glamping holidays with a difference at this luxury campsite, in a hand-crafted environment, within a beautiful woodland setting.”

Description of Crafty Camping

Welcome to Guy Mallinson’s Woodland Workshop, home to Crafty Camping in a wonderful woodland setting.

Whether you want somewhere to stay, to come on a green woodworking course or both, visit our beautiful woodland site all year round to experience a unique and unforgettably enjoyable experience.

We call it Crafty Camping, glamping in a hand-crafted environment exclusively for Adults.

Stay with us and our cosy bell tents and beautiful yurts, tipi and shepherds hut can be your home-from-home.

You don’t have to attend a course to enjoy our wonderful glamping facilities, which include piping hot woodland showers, a sauna yurt and a communal yurt with games and craft library.

While the Out of Africa kitchen and pizza oven further help ensure a restful holiday with a difference.

We offer a peaceful woodland setting in West Dorset, near to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and perfect for a short break or longer holiday.

We’re close to Devon and Somerset too so we make a great base for exploring all three counties.

Accommodation Highlights

Hand-crafted Yurts
  • 2 Units
  • Sleeps: 2 Persons
  • Toilets (Private) , Showers (Private)
  • Towels(Yes) and Bedding(Yes)
  • Self Catering

Poppet & Coracle are two of our 7 spaces.

They have private piping hot tree showers, proper flushing loos and private bbq outdoor decks.

Inside they are very cosy all year round with log burners, electric blankets and heated towel rails.

Other Accommodation at Crafty Camping

In addition to our yurts, we also have...

- A huge tipi called Hoppus.

- A hand made shepherds hut called Bodger.

- Three luxury bell tents (with hand-crafted flysheets unlike any other bell tent we have seen) called Bodkin, Twybil and Fipple.

Communal Areas

  • Dining
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Washing Up

In addition to private showers and proper flushing loos guests have shared use of the field kitchen, sauna and games yurt.

Shared Amenities

  • Shop
  • Wi-Fi

In addition to each private space there are shared kitchen and sauna facilities.

We never see some guests as it is possible to hide in your own private space and only emerge from the woods to head out into the 'real world'.

What to bring?

  • Basic Provisions

Complimentary Dorset Cereals and clipper teas/coffee are provided, but please bring a pint of milk.

Some guests bring bath robes and flip flops to wander around the woods on the boardwalks to and from the sauna.

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Camp details
  • Guy Mallinson
  • Dorset, England
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Child Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Large Groups
  • Wheelchair Access
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Crafty Camping has advertised on Go Glamping since:

June 23, 2012


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