Glamping Holidays in Essex
The ultimate camping experience is Glamping (glamour camping) Layer Marney Tower is part of Featherdown Farms where guests can enjoy a luxurious break in the peace and calm of the countryside.
You can make a booking for 2017 click here to go to the Featherdown Farms web site or telephone them on 01420 80804
Bikes can be hired from Outdoor Hire Centres either to be delivered to Layer Marney Tower or you can pick them up in Dedham or Colchester and follow bike trails. Canoes and Kayaks can also be hired from Sudbury. Please quote LMT when booking.
There are six tented encampments in the grounds of Layer Marney Tower each named after one of the wives of Henry VIII.
Each encampment has a main tent sleeping up to 6 people in comfortable beds, there is a plumbed in loo, cold running water to the kitchen sink, and battery operated lights. A comfortable sofa and large table and a wooden floor running throughout and onto a large veranda, that adds 1/3 to the living space. There is an indoor and outdoor cooking stove fuelled by logs that are provided. There is a private shower. Three of the encampments have hot tubs (book them through Featherdown)
There is a small shop that will supply items you might have forgotten and we can order food in for you.
We had a lovely time! The heat generated by that stove was fantastic! Cooking was really quick too. Beds were really warm. The boys loved their ‘cupboard’ bed. We will definitely be back! Layer Marney Tower is a wonderful building.
We enjoyed a truly unique and serene experience our weekend, Layer Marney Tower and its hosts were fabulous. The tents and location was very tranquil, hot tub was amazing and we especially enjoyed bottle feeding the lambs and walking round the Tower and grounds
Layer Marney Tower was perfect for our big group who were looking for a high end glamping but good value break, out of London. The tents were even better than the pictures and were extremely comfortable with soft bedding and sheets as well as hot showers. Nick ahd his team are very helpful and accommodating and i highly recommend it as a place to take family/friends expecially with Mersea Island so close by
We had a lovely realxing time, despite some rain. Our 2 year old loved being in the open air and heling to get logs for the stove. Christine made us feel very welcome.
What can I say, what an experience. We had a great time at Layer Marney Tower. Lord Nick (as we called him) was an absoulte super star nothing was too much for him. Our party had organised a murder mystery dinner party and due to the cold weather he even heated the Long Gallery (which was a great setting for the event) i the Tower for us to use. We will definitely be going back better prepared. Would be great for children in the safe environment.
We loved it, it was a real hit with the children. The tent was fabulous with fun sleeping areas for the girls, electricity, warmish shower and lots of cooking areas. It was great fun making pizzas with the owners on the Saturday night.