Tipi Holidays: Camping For Those Who Don't Do Camping
Tipi holidays, why not settle those childhood dreams of adventures on the Great Plains of the Mid-West, try camping with a difference and stay in a Tipi this season. While the Tipi may belong to the Native Americans, ample space and just the shear unusual nature of staying in such a construction has made the Tipi camp site a popular alternative to camping in the UK. If this sounds like the ticket for you, here are a few of the best known sites in the UK:
Cornish Tipi Holidays, St Kew Cornwall – One of the oldest Tipi sites in the UK, now with a host of some 40 constructions.
Tipis are set in small groups with options suitable for two right the way through to giant versions housing 10! The site close to St Kew has up to date facilities including hot showers and flushing toilets.
Cledan Valley Tipis, Carno Wales – If seclusion is your thing, this is the place to stay, the site has just eight Tipis occupying a seven acre site. Tipis come with double futon beds and sheepskin rugs for a romantic feel. In addition, there is also a honeymoon suite available and the site plans to open a Tipi suitable for disabled guests and wheelchair users in the near future.
Four Winds Tipis, Selside Cumbria – Tipi sites don’t come with more impressive names than “Four Winds”. The Tipis at Four Winds are made in the traditional Sioux style using the three pole method, the site places a particular emphasis upon the Native American tradition and larger Tipis come with a range of learning materials on the subject.
Pot-a-Doodle-Do Wigwam Village, Berwick upon Tweed – This is a really eclectic site offering a range of accommodations including electric heated wooden huts, traditional Mongolian Yurts and canvas made Tipis. So if looking for a range of alternatives to the traditional camping holiday, Pot-a-Doodle-Do may be the site for you.
So whether your looking to embrace childhood fantasies of staying out under the starts on the great plains or simply an camping holiday with a twist, the Tipi camp site may be just what you’re looking for.