Camping Cabins & PodsThere are numerous arrangements of our Camping Cabins and Pod Arches, but most commonly we call them The Rambler, The Camper and The Glamper. These camping pod style buildings are all manufactured at our Derbyshire factory in the UK. The Arch has straighter walls which don’t start to curve until around shoulder height. This means that you can stand up right to the edge of the room without bumping your head. It also allows for stand-alone furniture to be used without modification as it will fit flush to the wall. More of the internal space is useable. The Arches are available in a variety of sizes and can sleep between 2 - 8 people. You can install both bathrooms and kitchens. They can be fitted with bunks or double beds or left empty for stand-alone furniture from a supplier of your choice. You can even just provide the space for your guest to camp in with them bringing everything they need, bar the tent itself. The Arches are made using slow grown redwood and they are guaranteed for 10 years. If you are considering Camping Pods these are well worth considering.
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Advising you at every step
On our initial phone call we will establish the size and style of building that you are looking for so a CAD drawing can be created. The next step is to come and survey your site and give you an idea of what you will need to stand the building on, we can advise you on different types of foundations and bases and give an idea of the sort of costs involved. Some people want to provide their own base and some want us to provide the base for them. For planning we have an Architect (Ian Nelson) who can give you information regarding planning permission as well as deal with your local council if you want him to. In most cases our Garden Rooms come within permitted development and will not require permission.
Manufactured in the UK
We manufacture in the UK because it is the only way we have found to get good quality control over the product that we send out. In the last 20 years we have dealt with companies from all over Europe and we find that working to someone else’s timings (and being let down) means we are letting our customers down and this is not something we are prepared to live with. We started our factories around 20 years ago, we make literally thousands of buildings per year and we would love to show you around if you would like to come to the factories.
We also think that British Manufacturing is something to be proud of and intend to continue making quality garden rooms and timber structures for as long as there is a demand.
Timber camping units have become popular over the last few years and can now be found across the UK, the popularity of these buildings in peaceful, beautiful environments continue to be a popular choice with families, campers, walkers, couples and cyclists and often tempt those who don’t camp to give this type of holiday a try.
Every Camping Cabin we sell is expertly constructed, secure and affordable with a proven ROI. As a leading camping cabins supplier, we are also able to offer finance options on our camping cabins and camping pods. We offer a wide range of timber buildings suitable for new and established campsites, holiday parks, leisure parks, open fields and glamping sites.
All Camping Cabins buildings come with our 10 year manufacturers warranty. This is in addition to our suppliers warranties/guarantees.
Roofing Shingles – we only use CE-marked Kerabit High-performance SBS modified roofing shingles which are guaranteed for ten years.
‘TANALISED’ timber ensuring a long and trouble-free service life ranging from 60 years for internal timbers and 30 years for external timbers
Window Guarantee Period
- Installation / Labour 10 Years
- Building Work 10 Years
- PVCU Finish /Colour (Windows and Doors) 10 Years (Std White Deceuninck Finish 20 Years)
- PVCU Window and Door Frame Fabrication 10 Years
- PVCU Vacuum Formed Moulded Door Panels (Including flat PVCU panels) 5 Years
- Glass Units 5 Years
- Pilkington Conservatory Roof Glass Units 10 Years (Manufacturers Guarantee)
- Polycarbonate Roof Glazing 18 Months
- Handles, hinges and Ironmongery 1 Year
- All sprayed finishes as per the manufacturer’s guarantee/guidelines.
Please be aware that external ironmongery is subject to pitting as it weathers. Industry standard product guidelines and individual manufacturing tolerances apply to all our products.
Key Design Features of a Camping Pod
The Arches can be anywhere between 2.5m and 3.4m wide. This is the maximum width they can be transported on roads without a movement order, therefore keeping the delivery costs down for you.
Length is commonly between 3.5m and 5m long. With this, it makes it possible to deliver at least 2 at once, again maximising efficiency for you.
In any size of Arch, a bathroom can be incorporated making it fully ensuite.
The Arches can be provided with or without beds. Depending on the size of Arch and arrangement of beds, you could sleep between 2 and 8 people.
According to official government guidelines, the Arches can be technically described as a caravan because they are portable and are delivered in one piece. This may help with any planning permission.
If you are looking to increase all year round occupancy, the fully equipped Arch is perfect.
All the arches are the same basic shape but the Glamper has a larger, usable space compared to most camping pods on the market due to the straight walls.
The natural beauty of the Arches means it will sit in harmony with your rural surroundings.
There are a range of accessories available, including a short or long porch and we offer a bespoke design service, including the fitting of beds and bunk beds.
Key Features of a Camping Cabin
A straight walled, versatile hexagonal, octagonal or decagonal cabin. A great shape for those looking for something a little different to the ‘pod’ that can either accommodate a larger group with bunk beds or for something that can be turned into an amazing glamping unit with all mod cons.
Sleeps 2–14 people! Sleeps 2 in either twin beds or a double bed. This will give you space to create a luxurious cabin with free standing furniture and furnishings of your choice. See our case studies for inspiration.
To sleep a group of 6 to 14, the cabin will need to be fitted with dormitory style bunks around the edge. Great for youth hostels or school residential centers.
The shape of this camping cabin is inspired by traditional cabins from Finland, where they would be used as saunas and/or barbecue cabins.
The cabins have a floor space of 10m², 17m² and 25m².
A porch is fitted as standard. The ideal place to kick off your boots.
A side room extension is available in single or double width and commonly up to 3m long.
There is no denying these Camping Cabins looks great. It will sit in perfect harmony with your rural setting.
The cabins can be supplied empty. Alternatively, there are a range of accessories available including electricity, kitchenette, shower room and various options for fitting out your cabin with beds and bunks.