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 Quirky and cosy glamping in the North York Moors

Glamping in the North York Moors

What a brilliant family weekend adventure at Coast and Camplight, glamping in the North York Moors.

 The price for the 3 of us plus 2 dogs, staying Fri-Sun in a glamping tent that sleeps 4 was £250 (prices may now differ).

Stainsacre, Whitby YO22 4LP


Coast and Camplight – Glamping in the North York Moors

Coast and Camplight is positioned perfectly between Whitby and Robin Hood’s bay in the glorious North York Moors National Park, with stunning views over Whitby Abbey. It has been a family farm and home for over 50 years and currently has two off-grid woodland camps.

Both glamping camps are made up of generous safari tents, a great-sized front decking area with an alfresco kitchen and dining space. With your own unique shower, washroom, and composting loo.

Each of the glamping woodland camps has its own theme, and I really appreciated the little thoughtful and homely touches throughout. The name of our camp was the ‘Wild Woods’. A quirky, cosy space of bright boho, vintage loveliness. Nestled next to the trees with our own little stream, nothing but the sound of the breeze, birdsong, and flowing water. It really was bliss.

We had never been glamping in the North York Moors before, so we weren’t sure what to expect, but we knew we were in for a treat!

As we stepped into our accommodation for the first time, we were pretty happy to see a big double bed plus bunk beds, comfy seats, and a log burner. There was plenty of wood provided as well to last us during our stay.

There were fluffy towels provided, eco soap, washing up liquid, tea towels, and toilet roll. Along with every kitchen utensil, you can think of.

Some great retro books on the sideboard and an old suitcase tucked under the bed full of games for those rainy days or chilled family evenings.

Ed and Verity really have thought of everything.

Just outside there were two hammocks (which we loved), a seating area, and a fire pit. Perfect for toasting marshmallows. I also loved how the twinkling fairy lights guided the way around the camp as the sunset.

The second woodland camp is aptly called ‘Northern Skies’ set in more of an open location if you’d prefer watching the stars, and most definitely where we’d love to try next!

So to round up our first family trip glamping in the North York Moors. I’d say it was a quirky, cosy, coastal weekend getaway filled with adventure in one of my favorite places and we can’t wait to return.

Head over to the Coast and Camplight website and have a look for yourself!




This is a Girl About recommendation. This means that it was not gifted in return for a review but paid in full by our writer and the venue had no idea that I was there. We only recommend places we absolutely love, and places that we know you’ll love too!


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Natalie Johnson NorthYorks
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