At 6m in diameter, you have a real sense of space inside the award winning 'Lotus Belle' tents with 4 windows to light the interior in the day and 2 large doors to increase air flow. We also now have quilted insulation in each tent to keep you cosy and warm at night and cooler on hot days.
All our bell tents have wood burning stoves and excellent amenities, please read below for more information.
Daybed (which doubles up as a sofa) with an additional pull out single mattress trundle.
Wood burning stove. An eco friendly 'starter fire' in the form of award winning heat logs and firelighters are provided. Additional fire logs can be purchased from the supplies shack.
Bedding, towels, tea towels, rugs and blankets.
Spot lights and electric sockets.
Water dispenser for drinking water. You can refill your water dispensers at the water point
Crockery and cutlery, tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper, tea towel and scourer, washing up liquid, bottle opener, tin opener, cooking equipment, e.g. pots and pans, graters, wooden spoons, spatulas, salad bowls, chopping board and knives, bread knife, colander, tray, mugs, beakers, serving spoons, cooking/salad oil and BBQ utensils.
We have a fridge for your chilled food and a cool box in each tent
Outside Belle Tents
What do we provide outside your tent?
Gas BBQ with side burner in a covered arbour
You will have your own raised firepit and outside seating to enjoy the great outdoors keeping you warm when the sun goes down
Table and chairs inside and out for eating meals, as well as 2 steamer chairs.
What amenities do we provide at Swallowtails?
There is a toilet and a shower which are cleaned at least daily
We have a kids play area onsite
Swallowtails also provide a range of adult, family or kids activities.
Our 'Lotus Belle' tents have a minimum 2 night stay at off peak times and 3 night minimum at peak times (Monday to Friday or Friday to Monday). We are unable to offer shorter stays in advance, but shorter stays can be booked as part of a last minute deal subject to availability.
We have a £100 damage deposit. We will give you a tour of your tent and facilities on arrival
‘Check In’ is normally from 4pm - 7pm (please try to check in before dark), check out by 11am on the day of departure.
On arrival, please park in the car park and walk down to the 'Swallowtails' reception which will be signposted
We ask guests to use wheel barrows provided to bring their possessions to their tent and at the end of their stay with us. This preserves the condition of the glade and is safer for young children.
Each 'Lotus Belle' tent is allocated one free parking space in the visitors car park. Additional cars will need to be added in the 'extras' section of your booking process.
Luxury 'Lotus Belle' tents sleep up to five people (if sleeping five, you will need to hire an additional single camp beds and bedding for an additional £10 per night).
We encourage guests to get to know each other at the communal campfire. Acoustic musicians are welcome to play at Swallowtails before 10pm. As we cater for families with young children as well as adults, quiet time is from 11pm with noise being kept to a minimum from 10.30pm.
No shoes in the yurts to avoid damage to the yurts/bell tents, especially on a wet day.