Best Stargazing Pods In The UK To Stay In

Where can you sleep under the stars in the UK? There are some great stargazing pods available to hire for sleeping under the stars. Who knows there might even be a stargazing pod near you.

Stargazing pods in the UK are a unique way to experience glamping. The pods will often be fully equipped with heating and all the essentials you need for a great unique glamping stay. 

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Alton Towers Stargazing Pods

Farley, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB

One of the popular places to find stargazing pods in the UK are located in a village green setting at Alton Towers Resort. The stargazing glamping pods are suitable for up to four people, perfect for family breaks, couples and friends. 

If you’re planning on visiting Alton Towers, you could expand your stay and stay overnight in one of the wooden pods for a very unique theme park stay.

Each pod has one double bed and two singles, with bed linen provided. Whilst the stargazing pods don’t have their own bathroom facilities inside, a toilet and shower block is located nearby. 

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When the sun goes down and the stars come out, you can look through the on site telescopes at the night sky. What will you see?

Alton Towers also have some great themed hotel rooms if you’re looking for alternative accommodation.

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Loveland Farm Stargazing Pod

Hartland, Devon, EX39 6AT

At Loveland Farm in Devon, you can stay in a clear panelled dome, perfect for watching the night sky. The stargazing pod sleeps up to six guests, with the bedrooms at the back, and the lounge area showcasing the view of the stars.

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You can stay in this stargazing pod in Devon all year round. The pod is heated by oil heaters, but packing extra layers is probably a good idea if staying in the Winter months.

Everything is provided for you apart from towels, so do pack your own. Your private bathroom is also included inside your pod, as well as a fully functioning kitchenette.

Your stay will be fully self catered, however there is an on site shop for essentials, and if you don’t feel like cooking, Friday night is pizza night at Loveland Farm, which is open seasonally through the year.

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Why not also check out clear skies at night in these glamping pods in Devon

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Boustagill Farm Camping Pods

Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 0LS

Located between Yorkshire and Lancashire on a dairy farm, you can enjoy the night sky when staying in one of the luxury pods. There’s even a stargazer kit which is free to borrow when you ask in advance of your stay.

The kit includes binoculars for adults and children, a Planisphere (star wheel), stargazing books for adults and children, a stargazing app sheet, constellation guide poster and fleece blankets.

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Each pod on site has its own private patio area, perfect for stargazing. You can also opt for a stargazing pod with a hot tub, for that extra special stargazing experience.

All the pods have a kitchenette with microwave, hot running water and sink.There’s a  fridge with an icebox, two-ring hob, kettle, toaster and Tassimo coffee machine. 

Kitchen essentials are also provided including plates, bowls, mugs, glasses and cutlery etc. 

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Kielder Waterside Stargazing Pod

Hexham NE48 1BT

Close to the Scottish border in North West England, you can experience a night under the stars at Kielder Waterside in the Beech Platinum Stars pod.

You can enjoy the darkest skies in England in your own stargazing pod that sleeps up to four guests with one double bedroom and one twin room. There’s also a hot tub, underfloor heating in the ensuite bathroom and luxury toiletries to make your stay even more special.

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Beavers Retreat Glamping

Beavers Hill, The Ridgeway, Manorbier, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, SA70 8LQ

There are stargazing pods in the UK at Beavers Retreat Glamping. You can opt to stay in a stargazer dome. The glamping accommodation has a stargazing panel at the top of the dome for watching the night sky. Your luxury stargazing glamping experience also includes an indoor log burner, private BBQ and fire pit, individual allocated toilet and a private sheltered kitchen. 

The domes sleep up to five guests and have all bedding and towels provided during your stay.

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North Norfolk Glamping

The Common, South Creake, Fakenham NR21 9JA

You can enjoy uninterrupted views of the Norfolk countryside at North Norfolk Glamping. Why not stay in one of the stargazer domes with a hot tub. Geodesic domes are available for hire all year round with a stargazing ceiling window to enjoy your views of the stars above.

The domes sleep up to four people, and include a wood burning stove, king size bed, fully equipped kitchenette, sheets, bedding, towels and toiletries. There’s also an internal bathroom with shower and toilet. 

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The Star Dome Ludlow

Bowketts Wood , Ludlow, SY8 3LZ

The Star Dome at Ludlow sleeps up to four guests, including a full sized dining table and chairs, outside furniture, a luxurious Scandinavian wood fired hot tub, BBQ, private bathroom and kitchenette.

This is also a dog friendly glamping experience in Ludlow. The star gazing window offers amazing views of the dark night sky.

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Port Lympne Bubble Pod

Aldington Rd, Lympne, Hythe CT21 4LR

If you’re thinking of going glamping in Kent, you can enjoy this amazing stargazing pod at Port Lympne Safari Park. With 180-degree panoramic views, it’s a great unique place to stay in England. The bubble has transparent walls and a ceiling to offer the best views.

You will also have access to a personal golf buggy to be able to explore the reserve, even after the day visitors have gone home. There’s also a safari experience included in the cost of your stay.

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Coppet Hill Stargazer Tent

Purcombe Farm, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6RL

The 6m Lotus Belle Stargazer tent sleeps 4, with a king sized bed and two camp beds. Bathroom facilities are just next door, and there is also a covered outside kitchen with everything you need.

You’ll also find tucked away among the trees, a Hikki wood-fired Nordic bathtub. This offers beautiful views of the hills and the night sky.

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The Dome Garden

Mile End, Gloucestershire

Located in the heart of the Forest Of Dean, you’ll find luxury glamping accommodation in the form of geo domes perfect for families and couples.

You’ll find proper beds, wood burning stoves, en-suites with flushing loos and wood-fired showers or baths. If you choose to stay in a sky dome, there is an elevated flying bed set just below the level of the roof windows. Enjoy the panoramic view of the stars in the clear sky above.

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Royal Oak Farm Stargazing Cabins

Old Chard Road, Cotleigh, Honiton, Devon, EX14 9LF

The adult only stargazing cabins in Devon have plenty of facilities for a luxury stay. There are king size beds and en suite bathrooms in the cabins, with a private deck and outside roll bath.

You can enjoy the clear night skies in Devon in a peaceful and luxury environment.

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