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Posted by Luci Ackers on 5 June 2018

1. Big spaces You'll be staying in the heart of Britain, amongst spectacular scenery that spans out around your tent in wide swathes of glorious countryside. It doesn't get much better...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 4 January 2018

We’re proud to say that Bleasdale has been recently commended in the Campsites.co.uk 2017 Camping and Glamping awards. Bleasedale is our Lancashire glamping site, located on the fringe of...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 10 November 2017

Kittisford Barton wins Silver at the 2017/2018 Tourism Awards! On the Somerset-Devon border Kittisford Barton is a stunning glamping site, with magnificent views and access to a whole wealth of...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 2 October 2017

The beginners’ guide to stinging nettles. All you need to know about where, when, what, why and how! Nettles. We spent our youth fearing them; avoiding them while out walking, and being told...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 3 August 2017

How to make the most of glamping in the evening. The great thing about glamping is that it encourages you to spend quality time together. While it’s great to explore the outdoors during your...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 26 July 2017

Being in the great outdoors during your glamping holiday is a great opportunity to really appreciate all that is around you. As part of our series of glamping activities for kids, today we are...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 25 July 2017

A holiday with Lantern and Larks puts you in the heart of the countryside, so what better way to enjoy the wonders of nature than using it as a setting for fun and games? Continuing our series on...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 12 July 2017

We’ve received another excellent review of our Bleasdale site in Lancashire! The Way Too Much Luggage family have posted a wonderful blog post following their Lantern & Larks stay last...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 3 July 2017

Spend an idyllic weekend in one of the UK's stunning Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the kids. The Forest of Bowland is an incredible, wild area of fells and moorland that stretches...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 22 June 2017

We’ve been awarded the 2017 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence! We’re so happy to announce that Sweffling in Suffolk has this year been awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 16 June 2017

National Picnic Week National Picnic Week is a fabulous excuse for the whole nation to grab their favourite foods and disperse into the countryside for a lazy afternoon. Dig out those baskets and...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 26 May 2017

Thanks to the great British summertime, a clear blue sky tends to be something of a rarity, but we wouldn't have it any other way. If you’ve spent many childhood afternoons laying in...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 24 May 2017

Rolling meadows, sun-dappled woodland and the best kind of peace and quiet -  our glamping campsites place you and your family in the very heart of the British countryside. With all that nature...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 22 May 2017

Take a closer look around you while you are at any of our glamping sites and you’ll discover a secret world. Nestled in the trees and hiding in the undergrowth are countless examples of...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 19 May 2017

Calling all budding detectives! We’ve noticed scores of mysterious tracks in the countryside around our glamping sites and we need keen eyes and curious minds to help us identify who or what...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 18 May 2017

We believe that getting away from the trappings of everyday modern life is one of the best things about a glamping holiday. Disconnecting from the endless barrage of work, emails and to-do lists will...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 16 May 2017

Visit the UK’s biggest inflatable aqua park! While you’re staying at Rutland be sure to visit the popular Rutland Water wetland reserve and leisure area. Just minutes away from the...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 9 May 2017

Go glamping this season and enjoy your very own British safari with Lantern & Larks Now that the weather is officially warming up, it is the perfect time of year for a country escape. The...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 13 April 2017

Thinking of going glamping but a little unsure how you’ll fare in all that countryside? Fear not! We’ve got you covered. Luckily for you our glamping sites provide you luxury...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 6 March 2017

The warmer weather can only mean one thing. Glamping season is upon us again! Lantern & Larks' four glamping sites reopen for the season on the 31st March 2017. Secure your outdoor adventure...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 17 January 2017

At Lantern & Larks we pride ourselves on being located in some of the best corners of the British countryside. Whether that be a characterful working farm, picturesque countryside or a historic...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 1 December 2016

Book now for 2017 With all the stresses of Christmas, hosting all that family and frantic present buying... you could probably do with a holiday! It's never too early to book your next...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 20 October 2016

Pumpkin carving this Halloween with Lantern & Larks.  As the final week of October rolls around we have an ideal excuse to get a little bit messy and very creative... Whether...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 18 October 2016

When you were a kid, you loved camping. You got to spend so much time outside, making new friends and staying up late toasting marshmallows. As you’ve grown older, though, the idea of...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 7 October 2016

Another lovely review for one of our spectacular glamping sites! Ting, owner of the My Travel Monkey Blog, has enjoyed a weekend at Kittisford Barton with her family. They were full of praise for...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 14 September 2016

Fancy getting outdoors this autumn? As summer comes to an end the harvest season approaches. And with this glorious sunny spell we've been having, the countryside is bursting with produce. We...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 6 September 2016

Check out our latest review! “It was the first time in years we had all been together in a relaxed environment where we could catch up...” Another fantastic blog review has been...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 25 August 2016

Thinking of going glamping? Why not try a mini break over the weekend? Here are six fantastic reasons why a weekend glamping trip is perfect for you.   1. Anyone can come! It...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 11 August 2016

The Daily Post has recently reviewed our glamping site in Bleasdale! We were really pleased to receive their lovely review and hear their top 7 reasons to stay with us: 1. The...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 25 July 2016

We have received another excellent review from a visiting blogger! This weekend we were pleased to welcome a family of adventurers to our Exton Park glamping site in Rutland. The blog post...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 21 July 2016

Lantern goes Wild! Get back to nature and go a little wild with the little ones during your outdoor holiday. Keep your eyes peeled at each of our glamping sites, because we have all you'll...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 11 July 2016

Check out our latest review!   Our recent guest Ellie, author of The Mummy Diary blog, spent an enjoyable weekend at our Exton Park site in Rutland with her family. And they left some...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 28 June 2016

Kittisford Barton was recently featured on the Mail Online, receiving excellent reviews from Charlotte Gill who brought her family along to stay with us for a weekend.  “Lantern and...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 8 June 2016

Go glamping and take the opportunity to go off grid. You've got the sun, the scenery, the open spaces. What more could you need? Recharge your figurative batteries by turning off all...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 25 May 2016

The days are warmer, the nights are shorter and people are getting outside in their droves to enjoy the summer. The warmer weather means barbecues, it means summer walks, family gatherings and...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 17 May 2016

MAY 1, 2016 GLAMPING AT LANTERN & LARKS, SUFFOLK: CLOSE TO LATITUDE FESTIVAL [REVIEW] It’s camping, but not as you know it!     Did you catch our recent...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 10 May 2016

When you're out in the countryside, chances are you'll see all kinds of wildlife. At Kittisford there's a great range of creatures to spot and one recent addition to the area is a rather...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 4 May 2016

Everything you'll ever need to know about glamping. All in one place!   Lantern & Larks are launching the ultimate glamping guide! Fancy glamping but struggling to know what to...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 13 April 2016

  **Osprey Update!**   Who remembers Maya and Osprey 33 from the Rutland Osprey Project? To get up-to-date with their story so far check out our blog from this time last year...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 12 April 2016

**An update from John the farmer** We're very pleased to introduce you to Kittisford's first two badger cubs of the season. John has sent over this lovely photo of the babies that was...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 8 April 2016

Glamping allows you all the wonders of outdoor living; countryside, nature, campfires under the stars, al fresco dining and endless open space to explore. Unlike regular camping, it also provides you...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 5 April 2016

Experience even more of nature's greatness while glamping with us this spring! While you're staying at Sweffling, what better way to compliment your outdoorsy get-away than a guided walk...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 23 March 2016

And we're off! Lantern & Larks has re-opened for the spring, the season is underway and we're welcoming our lovely glampers back onsite. The Easter holidays are almost upon us, what...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 16 February 2016

Fun for all the family! One of the greatest things about glamping is its inclusivity. You can make your holiday exactly what you want it to be; do as much or as little as you like. So not only is...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 5 February 2016

Kittisford Barton We know the British countryside can sometimes be a bit chilly, and even a little wet underfoot... But that's no excuse to stay cooped up indoors!...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 26 January 2016

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And an annual breakfast week is held each January by the 'Shake Up your Wake Up' campaign, encouraging people to get more...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 15 January 2016

Leap into the wild this spring and begin your outdoor adventure just in time for the warmer weather. March and April are traditionally the months that we start to see a change in the weather....

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 10 December 2015

What says relaxation more than a quiet escape to the great British countryside? Nothing to trouble you but bird song and the surrounding sounds of nature. Endless walks right on your doorstep, and...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 27 November 2015

Lambing season always seems to be synonymous with Easter. Trees are tuning green, flowers are popping up, the air is warming and little lambs are springing around their fields... Depending on when...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 13 November 2015

Whether you’ve been with your partner for a decade or just a few months, a romantic getaway is a great way to bond, get to know each other a little better, or reminisce about all the great...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 13 November 2015

Cooking on a campfire is somewhat of a luxury – we don't get to do it often and yet we rarely make the most of it. Sure, beans on toast and s’mores make for a tasty two-course meal,...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 11 November 2015

There's nothing as personal as hand made Christmas gifts. Really show someone you care this Christmas by making them something thoughtful. And we know the run up to the festive period is...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 16 October 2015

Pumpkin carving competition 2015 at Lantern & Larks **Competition now closed** The final week of October rolls around again and it's an ideal excuse to get a little bit messy and a...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 14 October 2015

There’s something so intrinsically romantic about a night spent under canvas; knowing that the stars are twinkling above you as you drift off into the best sleep of your life. The problem with...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 29 September 2015

Only die-hard campers venture under canvas once the weather has turned, right? Braving the wind, the cold and – god forbid – the downpours. Managing expertly not to touch the sides of the...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 21 September 2015

What an atmospheric season autumn is... Change is in the air and we can see fiery colours sweep the landscape, painting trees and decorating the ground. The air is filled with that tell-tale nip...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 15 September 2015

Make the most of your firepit and create a comforting pudding ideal for cosy evenings outdoors. This recipe is a great one for glampers because you're likely to find the two essential...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 20 August 2015

They're calling it the international wildlife event of the year. And it's taking place this weekend, so here's your chance to get involved. From the 21st - 23rd August Rutland Water...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 3 July 2015

Summer Sizzlers   Nothing beats a relaxed summer evening enjoyed under the stars with good company and good food...     Glamping is excellent for making things hassle...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 10 June 2015

Relax in the Sun The summer holidays are precious. They are for family get-togethers; balmy evenings and making memories. Rather than endure the faff of jetting off somewhere far away, why not...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 5 June 2015

Image: Snape Maltings - © Copyright Jon Hopkins and licensed for reuse (www.geograph.org.uk) Located in the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the town of Aldeburgh...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 26 May 2015

Our site at Exton is just minutes from the incredible Rutland Water Nature Reserve. It provides one of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain and is home to the Rutland Osprey...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 14 May 2015

A couple of swans have set up camp at the base of our glamping site on the Exton Estate and we're lucky enough to have a good view of their growing clutch of eggs. This pair of beautiful birds...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 12 May 2015

Our glamping site at Bleasdale sits just in the south-western corner of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). In 2014 the Forest of Bowland celebrated its 50th birthday,...

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Posted by Luci Ackers on 6 May 2015

Framlingham is a small market town just a half hour's drive from the Suffolk coast. The town is full of history and believed to have originated during the Anglo-Saxon period. One of...

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