meadow glamping bell tent

Experience the Elmley magic from a beautiful bell tent

The simplicity of traditional canvas combined with thoughtful and stylish touches offers a relaxing escape into nature like nothing else. Each delightfully furnished tent is situated in its own beautiful spot on the Reserve. Come, unwind, sleep in comfort and wake up to wilderness. Available Summer 2021. All tents are suitable for families or friends & couples, or come on your own for a peaceful and rejuvenative break.

2021 dates and booking to be released very soon..

luxury glamping woodland bell tent


Choose from our Meadow Tents or the Woodland Tents. The Meadow Tents face east across the Nature Reserve, so guests wake up to beautiful sunrises and spectacular views across the marsh. The Woodland tents are tucked in our magical little woodland, a haven for butterflies and dragonflies, little owls and woodpeckers. Woodland Tents have views across the reserve to the estuary. All tents make the most of the space and wild of Elmley, and are settled well-apart so every guest has peace and privacy along with plenty of space to run or wander.

luxury glamping bell tent

The Tents

The tents are thick canvas traditional bell tents. They are a roomy five metre diameter, with space to stand, but are still cosy for chillier evenings. The tents have a proper double beds on hand crafted wooden bases. They are made-up with luxury pillows & duvets and soft white linen. The tents have a thick coir matting floor, along with rugs, hot water bottles, lanterns and furniture.

inside of luxury glamping bell tent


There are plenty of loos around the site for your use, along with three lovely hot camping showers. Towels and Bramley products for your use are provided in your tent.

group of people around fire pit

What else is there?

You also have use of a large shared fire pit with hay bale seating. And the beautiful Victorian barn, with electric points, and incredible views from its window. It is a great space for hanging out and eating in if the weather isn't on your side.

team playing ball games


Children of all ages are very welcome. Travel cots are available free of charge. And our lovely team will happily share activity ideas for all ages. The tents are well spaced so, don't worry, other guests can snooze and read in peace!

Hares playing in grass

What is there to do?

Relax, read and enjoy the view. Cycle through the reserve. Wildlife spot. Hang out on our private beach. Take a dip in the swimming pond. Or venture off the Reserve and explore Kent’s wonderful countryside.

Cooking over fire


Choose to hire a cooking set (additional) to include an individual charcoal bbq, individual camping gas stove, along with a kettle, cooking tools, and camping crockery, cutlery and glassware There is a large shared washing up sink. Charcoal and matches are provided, along with marshmallows, muesli, tea, and proper coffee.