Tipi holidays in Rural Dorset 

The TipeeCo Tipi offers all the grace and beauty of a traditional tipi, but without the hiccups that the British weather can bring.

Beautifully furnished with an oak Flintstone style king-size bed and 2-day beds with a country rustic interior, solar lights, and a fully equipped kitchen unit and storage inside.

Outside, each TipeeCo Tipi has its own fire pit and seating.

TipeeCo's from £100.00 per night

​10% discount when booking 5 nights or more.
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Check Availablity


Beds for 4 people, 1 King size, 2 Single day beds. Please bring your own linen.
Kitchen/Cooking Equipment for 4.

Firepit with Webber Grill top, Logs, Charcoal, kindling, Fire-lighters all topped up daily.
Sorry weekends are a 2 Night Minimum Stay Only.
Bank Holidays 3 Nights Only.
See TipeeCo Inventory and how to book.

The Glamping TipeeCo package includes:
 

Check in /out times
  • Check-in is from 4 pm and checkout by 10 o'clock 

Frequently asked questions

Inside your TipeeCo


  • King-size Flintstone style oak bed
  • 2-day beds
  • Please bring your own linen
  • Solar lighting, there are no electric points in the TipeeCo's, phone charging, etc. is available in reception.
  • Kitchenette
  • Mugs, Plates, Bowls, and Cutlery.
  • Tin Opener, Bottle Opener, Cooking Utensils, BBQ Tools, Chopping Board, Colander, Potato peeler.
  • Salad bowls, Frying pan, Saucepans.
  • Cool Box: We top you up daily with Ice blocks
  • Water carrier.
  • Eco washing up liquid, Eco Tea towel, Fire-lighters, Matches, Recycle Bag, Waste Binbag, Pan Scrubber.
  • Cooking Facilities.
  • Outside your TipeeCo
  • All the cooking is an outdoor experience, it's time to create those fabulous Dutch oven meals, BBQ with the Dorset Charcoal provided, or boil a simple pasta dish.
  • You are supplied with, Firepit with a Webber Grill top. Dutch Oven (kept in reception, please ask). Tripod for Hanging Dutch Oven. Kelly Kettle for heating hot water, we can provide Thermos of hot water is required.
  • We provide all the Firewood, Charcoal, Kindling, and Firelighters, which are topped up daily.
  • Some of our Guests bring a gas stove, these must be used outside, or please feel free to use the undercover area.




Outside your TipeeCo


  • We provide an outdoor Kitchen workspace, underneath is all your logs charcoal, kindling Etc. which we top up daily
  • A fire pit with Webber grill top for all your cooking (some guests do bring their own gas stove as well).
  • Each TipeeCo has its own set of outdoor seating, log table, and a picnic bench.
  • Please ask if you require anything we have not provided and we will do our best to accommodate.




Frequently Asked Questions


  • What do I need to Bring? Bed linen pillows and Duvet or you can hire linen packs, ( sorry no duvets available) towels, and toiletries. Food and drink, drinking water available in the glamping field.
  • Torch for trips to the loo at night.
  • Are the Toilets far away? No, the Eco Toilets are provided nearby and the main toilets are only a minutes walk away. Please bring a torch.
  • Cooking during my stay? All the cooking is meant to be relaxed and slow and embrace the outdoors, the Kelly kettle is for heating your hot water, but please ask for a Thermos in reception if you would like hot water for quick cups of tea. Please request your kelly kettle when booking.
  • You are welcome to bring a gas stove, but please all cooking our side the TipeeCo’s.
  • Do you allow Pets? We have one unit in which pets are allowed, there is an additional £15.00 Doggie Glamping fee payable. The booking is taken under strict T's & C's and strictly no pets left unattended in the TipeeCo's at any time.
  • Check-in and Check-out Times? The TipeeCo's are available from 4 pm and check out by 10 am
  • Is there electric in the TipeeCo, No sorry we are all off grid so solar lighting only.
  • Can I lock my TipeeCo? Yes, you're given a key on arrival.
  • What if it rains? The TipeeCo's are fine if it rains, you will dry and cosy.
  • Can I book a Hen, Stag, or group booking? Yes but only if you book all 4 TipeeCo's as we never mix families or couples with hen or stag groups. Our campsite T's & C"s still apply.
  • Are the TipeeCo's heated?. sorry no we have not found a safe way to heat them yet.




T&C's of Booking a TipeeCo


  • Fire Safety. Fire-pit, a safety sheet is provided in your Firepit. Please read and observe them, please ask if you are unsure.
  • These terms and conditions are issued as part of your booking contract with us and are in addition to the Camp-site T's & Cs, This is compiled with your safety and enjoyment in mind. We cannot accept any liability for the misuse of our equipment.
  • Booking & Deposits. A deposit of 20% per TipeeCo is taken at the time of booking, this is strictly Non-Refundable. The balance is due 14 days before your stay, a balance reminder is sent out 16 days before arrival.
  • Right to Cancel. In the event of unforeseen circumstances on our part, we reserve the right to cancel your booking at any time up to your arrival date, by either telephone or in writing. In these circumstances, a full refund of all monies paid will be made.
  • Noise. Please respect your fellow Glamping dwellers, no amplified music, strictly quiet time after 11 pm.
  • Liability
  • We cannot accept any responsibility for your possessions, or for personal injury sustained whilst camping or using fires.




TipeeCo Price Guide


No Low Season available. Our Tipis do not have heating. The Glamping package includes beds for 4 people

  • 1 King size bed & 2 day beds. Bottom sheet & pillows supplied
  • Linen packs can be purchased or simply bring your own
  • Kitchen/Cooking Equipment for 4 all included
  • Fire-pit with Webber Grill top, Logs, Charcoal, kindling, Fire-lighters all topped up daily.
  • The TipeeCo can sleep 4.
  • Sorry weekends are a 2 Night Minim Stay Only.
  • Bank Holidays 3-night stay.
Mid Season 2022
  • 1st April to 14th July 2022 & 1st Sept to 31st Oct 2022
  • Weekend 2 nights (Friday -Saturday) £230.00
  • Midweek (Sunday - Thursday) £100.00 per night
  • 10% discount for 5 nights or more.

Summer Season
  • 15th July to 31st August 2022
  • Weekend 2 nights (Friday -Saturday £290.00
  • Midweek (Sunday - Thursday) £130.00 per night
  • 10% discount for 5 nights or more




Hire and Safety for Firepits


Hiring a Fire Pit.

  • We offer 3 Options of Fire Pit hire.
  • Option 1 Includes the Firepit, a 3 kg bag of Dorset charcoal, Kindling wood, 1 net of logs, Eco Fire-lighters, and a Webber grill top to cook on. £33.00
  • Option 2 Includes the Firepit, Kindling wood, Fire-lighters, a net of logs £24.50
  • Option 3 You can bring your own, but strictly no Fire baskets, washing machine drums, only purpose-built solid bottomed pits and raised off of the ground. £6.00 fee to cover insurance and fire equipment.
  • Only seasoned wood may be burnt; no pallet wood, or offcuts of carpentry. Logs available to purchase in reception or the Honesty Shop when reception is shut.
  • All of the above are subject to our strict rules on the use of the fire pits

Terms of Hire
  • When using any outdoor fire-pit make sure safety is your No 1 priority. Please familiarise yourself with the Fire Extinguishers on site.
  • Never leave a fire unattended and know how to use your fire safety equipment. Make sure your fire is out before going to bed at night even if it means filling a smouldering fire pit with water.
  • Don't sacrifice safety remember you are dealing with fire. Whenever a fire is lit there is a potential to cause damage to you, friends, family, your tent, caravan etc.
  • When starting any controlled fire, safety is the number one concern.
  • Do not tip ash around the campsite, this is a huge fire risk hazard, always use the metal containers provided.
  • Please always follow the safety instruction sheet supplied with your fire pit, only burn the seasoned wood provided.
  • Fire Hazard:-although very tempting, please do not try and create the biggest height of flames, our Fire pits are a safe size for our camp-site, so piling up logs too high creates a hazard as they may topple.
  • Strictly no going into the woods for firewood. We are under a woodland Management scheme. Thank You
  • Please read the above and accept our Terms before Hiring a Fire-Pit.

BBQ's
  • Our terms of BBQ use are covered in the fire pit hire, but please follow these simple rules for any other BBQ's
  • Disposal BBQ,s please do not use directly on our grass, bricks are available for your use.
  • Strictly no BBQ,s inside of tents, Carbon Monoxide kills.
  • Ash's only to be emptied in the metal bins provided.
  • BBQ use at least 3 meters away from tents, units.
  • Lastly please make sure they are fully extinguished before retiring to bed.

How does this work?
  • This hire is for the duration of your stay, additional nets of wood logs, charcoal, fire-lighters, etc. can be purchased from reception.
  • Once booked we will deliver the fire-pit to your pitch, and set it up on the level ground and raised bricks, to ensure the heat does not conduct down to the grass. This must be at least 3 meters from your tent or caravan.
  • Always start your fire with the kindling wood, if you are cooking first, add your charcoal, the Dorset Charcoal ignites quickly, so no need for fire-lighters, this is ready to cook on in 15 minutes, this charcoal burns cleanly, and has a greater volume per Kg.
  • After you have enjoyed your BBQ, remove the grill top using tongs, (sorry not provided) allow to cool, then start to add the logs in a tripod fashion, this allows the air to circulate building up the heat in the center, then sit back, enjoy and relax by your Fire-pit, toast your Marshmallows, or make campfire biscuits !!