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Our latest news & exciting booking discount.. read on!

It’s been a while since we’ve written – but things have been BUSY here at Lydcott Glamping! You may have been following us on social media- in which case you’re probably up to date with most of the news – but we have more! Read on…!

Firstly though, here’s a whistle-stop tour of the action since our last blog post:

Mud and groundworks… car park, drainage, services…

Sounds boring, but it’s essential of course – and we think the guys at Armstrong Groundworks Ltd did an amazing job!

Delivery of the cabins!

Planting Lydcott Orchard

Apple, pear and cherry trees go in as Lydcott Orchard is born!

The fun part – making them feel like home!

Decking construction

We took this feat on ourselves and are pretty pleased with the outcome! We needed the decking done as quickly as possible so that we could get some great exterior pictures for the website – that meant labouring every spare hour, come wind, rain and shine. (yes we did get all 3 – it is Cornwall after all!) Thankfully we had some great little helpers in both human and chicken form!

Beautiful curved decking out the front of each cabin gives you somewhere to sit and enjoy the sea views in peace and privacy.

And now for the NEW news!

We’ve finally agreed on some names for our gorgeous cabins. (we couldnt keep calling them cabin 1 and cabin 2 forever now could we?!)

Introducing…

Pasty & Prosecco!

The Pasty is our larger cabin, perfect for families or couples who want a really luxurious romantic break.

Prosecco is our smaller cabin – sleeping 2 people in a huge queen size bed, perfect for couples wanting a romantic hideaway here in beautiful South East Cornwall.

So we’re pretty much ready for guests now! The big question though, is WHO is going to be our first visitor? We’ve had LOADS of enquiries and interest – but we’d love to see some bookings coming through now!

SO with that in mind, and to celebrate the naming of The Pasty and Prosecco – we are offering A WHOPPING 50% DISCOUNT on all bookings in February and March 2019! Simply enter the code PASTYPROSECCO at the checkout when you make your booking online.

We’re really grateful for all the interest everyone has shown – please keep liking, sharing and commenting on our updates – we love to hear your feedback.

With lots of love, and we hope to welcome you to Lydcott Glamping soon!

Emma & Rich. x

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Now taking bookings!!

If you’ve been following us on social media recently (and if not, why not?!) you’ll have seen that we finally got planning permission! So it’s all systems go now here at Lydcott Farm, with so much to do before we can start accepting you lovely people as guests. That said, we are officially now taking bookings from April 2019 so we’d better get on with it!

What we do know, is that we should be open for visitors by Christmas this year – but to play it on the absolute safe side – we’ve opened up bookings on our website from April 2019, and will release more dates before then once we have a definite launch date in sight.

We haven’t officially shown you the huts we’ve chosen yet – so here you go… Ta-dah!

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Aren’t they amazing? So in the coming weeks, we have loads to do. Groundworks start beginning of October, and by the end of October we should have new access driveway, parking, all electrical and drainage services in place, and our beautiful huts being delivered in the first week of November!

Then it’s furnishing the huts with all the luxuries you could wish for, and landscaping to create a private outside area for each hut, ensuring privacy without blocking the sea views!

SO, wish us luck and watch this space for more exciting developments!

BOOK HERE to reserve one of the huts for your holiday next year!

With love from the Liddles x

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Exciting Update!

Hi everyone,

I haven’t written for a while as things have been moving at GLACIAL speed – but finally we have some news to update you on.

The Topological Survey

The topological survey was done last month – this is to map out the site for the glamping and take measurements of all the levels for our planning drawings.

Here are a few pics I sneakily took:

Planning

Our planning application has finally been submitted!

It’s been a long slow process, and now we wait to hear the response from the council, with everything crossed they won’t have any objections.

We’re really confident that the huts we’ve chosen will have very little visual impact on the landscape, and will really blend in to the surroundings.

We speak at the Parish Council meeting on 18th July, so hopefully everything goes smoothly and we can get them to see what we want to achieve here; a peaceful, beautiful, high end retreat, collaborating with local businesses to give our visitors a memorable stay and a taste of how lovely it is to live here in Cornwall.

Wish us luck!

The Huts

We are SO EXCITED about the huts we’ve chosen, and we fell in love with them the second we discovered them.

There are none like it in the UK as yet, so you can be assured of a truly unique glamping experience here that you won’t get anywhere else in the UK. We’re also really proud to say that we will also be the showhome for these huts in Cornwall and Devon.

We don’t want to give too much away just yet until we have our planning application approved.. at which point we’ll be shouting from the rooftops(!) – but here’s a sneaky peek at the interior…

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Yep, aren’t they amazing!!!! Just wait until you see more… watch this space.

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With much love from the Liddles x

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What a view!!

So it’s been a crazy old time here this month. We’re making VERY slow progress with our planning application – but will let you know as soon as we have any newsworthy news! In the meantime – the weather has been crazy to say the least! We love it though, whatever the weather – it’s just a special and magical place to be.

When you stay at Lydcott Glamping you’ll see for yourself – but until then, you’ve just got to take our word for it. The view is so stunning – and it seems to change from one minute to the next, never mind from one season to the next.

We thought you might like to see a few shots, all taken this month (March 2018) to show you how much it can change!

Which is your favourite?

Enjoy!

Love, the Liddles x

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Today, right now – 1.30pm 28th March 2018 – stunner of a day!

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19th March – only 1 week ago! what a difference a week makes!

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12th March – 2 weeks ago. A dramatic, moody day with sun and dark clouds – a beautiful silvery shimmer on the horizon.

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9th March – no view at all – when the mist descends it’s like we’re on the edge of the world!

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8th March – beautiful blue skies and sunshine

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8th March, the same day but earlier – a silver sea

3rd March – in one day it can change from deep dramatic moody skies to blue sky and sunshine!

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Our Luxury Glamping Vision is Born

sea views from Lydcott Glamping Cornwall
Sea views from Lydcott Glamping Cornwall
Here we are, our very first blog post. It’s been a couple of years dreaming but we’re finally ready to make the first steps towards becoming a luxury glamping business, here in South East Cornwall.

Every morning we look out across lush green fields towards the sea, and every evening (come rain or shine) we sit outside and admire the very same view, watching the intermittent flash of the Eddystone Lighthouse on the horizon. And every second of every day we count ourselves so lucky to live here. We’ve often talked about how it’s the perfect holiday location. Peaceful, beautiful, sea views, beaches within 5 minutes, the whole of Cornwall on the doorstep.

Lucky enough to also have enough land to be able to create a secluded holiday destination – we have a vision to build 3 luxurious and high spec Shepherds Huts, all taking advantage of the sea views. Each will have en suite facilities, and we may even be able to stretch to a hot tub, all things going well!

So where do we start? Well, we have a meeting with a local architect this week, who comes very highly recommended. We want to make sure that whatever we propose in our planning application has only a positive effect on the local landscape and environment.

We don’t really fully know yet how long it will take, or all the steps to get there, but the journey starts here, and I’m sure things will all fall into place as we go.

Follow us on our journey creating our luxury glamping site – Lydcott Glamping – opening to visitors hopefully some time in 2018. (that’s as specific as we’re getting for now!)

The Liddles x