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Hertfordshire’s glamping site ‘Home Farm’ is placed in the top 25 in the UK



April 2017


Hertfordshire's very own glamping site is placed in the top 25 in the UK


Home Farm Glamping is Hertfordshire's very own luxury glamping site, located in farm land in Elstree, and on the edge of Aldenham Park Country Club, and it has been placed in the top 25 glamping sites in the UK by ‘the urban guide to the countryside' Muddy Stilletos.


Run by Jess Allen-Beck, 32, Home Farm is described as Hertfordshire's ‘coolest place under canvas'. A glamorous getaway for locals and city workers from the big smoke, Home Farm is located just five minutes from the end of the Jubilee and Northern Lines. Jess offers weekend and mid-week breaks for families, couples, and friends. The site is also a favourite for hen weekends and weddings.


Glamping is fast becoming more than just a weekend trend and Home Farm is working its magic in Hertfordshire for those who want to experience the great outdoors during the week too. With three yurts and nine bell tents on site, bbqs and campfires next to each tent, fine dining options, open air yoga classes, lakes for fishing, and acres of land and woodland to explore, Home Farm isthe kind of glamping where there is everything guests need to both reconnect and disconnect. Muddy Stilettos ( commented that Home Farm is a place where ‘everything has been thought through. It's an outdoor sleepover but with all kinds of bell tents and whistles.'


Jess, whose family has owned the land for generations, says: ‘People come to Home Farm wondering what to expect by the word "glamping", but by the end of their stay, they are toasting marshmallows around campfires, doing yoga, and they're barefoot, without a care in the world. People are very inspired by the glamping experience and Home Farm is a real escape.' 


Jess started up Home Farm in 2015. She explains: ‘The idea for Home Farm Glamping came about when my father fell ill a few years ago. I was working in the City as a corporate lawyer at the time and, although he has now thankfully recovered, it became clear quite quickly that someone from the family needed to help him run the family farms in Hertfordshire.


‘I realised that there was a fantastic opportunity to start a glamping site at Home Farm and it's a very satisfying job! The wild flower meadow that is the centre of Home Farm Glamping was never very good agricultural land precisely because of the ancient and huge oak tree in the middle of it, and the other mature trees secluding it. But it does have a wonderful view across the fields to the nearby village, and from my childhood growing up there I knew it was a magic spot.I am so proud to have this glorious spot in my county of Hertfordshire.'



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