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Create an Inspirational Outdoor Space | International Glamping Business

By Bill Goddard, Designer builder Crown and Canopy – makers of bespoke retreats and glamping sites

A large part of the appeal of Glamping is spending time out in the environments in which the accommodation you’re staying in sits, actually outside.. in it. With this in mind, the accommodation itself is, of course, important; it has the ability to capture the imagination of the guests but also so is the space around the site.

Fire pits, walkways, outdoor seating areas, even outdoor kitchens and clay bread ovens. This is a good opportunity for the owner of the site to add their own influence and taste with a bit of DIY building of their own. As the owner is going to know the land better than anyone they are in the perfect position to make the most out of the space and what has to offer. Leading the guests off through the woodland with winding pathways or picking the best spot to create a rustic seat to make the most of the perfect view.

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Landscaping for Glampsites | Open Air Business

Describe the importance of landscape design for glampsites

Landscape design can have a large impact on a glamping site as the surroundings play a key role in client experience. Clients come to experience the countryside and nature, and landscape design gives you the opportunity to enhance the natural environment around them.

In an ideal scenario, the natural landscape and setting would not need any work at all, after all we are trying to get away from man-made and manicured surroundings. These spots, however, can be hard to find and sometimes it’s difficult to get planning permission on them. If the surroundings are a little sparse, tame or visible, this is where landscape design can be invaluable.

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