The General’s Hideout Retreat


  • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Herefordshire countryside
  • Stay in a unique ex-military safari tent nestled in the woods
  • Relax and unwind in the heated hot tub
£205 per night
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What you'll do

This unique mixture of real-life military equipment – including an army safari tent, tipi and a bomb shelter bathroom – combine to create this wonderful themed woodland hideaway.

The beautifully secluded site sits high on the hillside with breathtaking views of the Herefordshire countryside and offers a whole range of brilliantly themed army zones.

Whether you’re looking for a unique romantic getaway or fun-filled family escape this fabulous woodland camp has so much to offer.

The main living quarters is a genuine ex-military safari tent, which comes complete with two woodburning stoves, Chesterfield sofa, double bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen.

The super army tipi contains two single beds plus another woodburner, which makes a great second bedroom for kids, friends or another couple.

The bathroom is styled in the form of an air raid shelter, beautifully installed with a shower, toilet and hot running water, while the transparent roof looks up towards the trees protruding into the sky, creating a really magical outdoor experience.

There is also a wonderful outdoor wood fired hot tub for guests to use – fabulous in the evening under the stars.

An open plan kitchen tent, with recycled army equipment, of course, is perfect for a family feast, while the barbecue and fire-pit outside offers another place to dine amongst the majestic woodland setting.

The lookout point offers yet one more seating area to enjoy, with mesmerising views through a clearing in the trees, and there is even a woodland walk mapped out through the trees where several shooting targets have been installed for your own personal firing range.

Of course, no firearms are provided for safety reasons, but children (and adults too!) are free to bring their own BB guns or water pistols and tuck and roll their way through the undergrowth.

This quirky place to stay is brilliant fun and is an amazing place for couples or family adventure!

What's included


  • Essentials (towels, soap, shampoo)
  • Kitchen with hob and fridge
  • Wood burning stoves
  • Sleeps four in one double bed and two singles.
  • Outdoor hot tub
Your local host


We offer glamping at four individual camps on our family estate, set on the borders of England and Wales along the Wye Valley. A member of our friendly team is always available to contact during your stay.

We offer glamping at four individual camps on our family estate, set on the borders of England and Wales along the Wye Valley. A member of our friendly team is always available to contact during your stay.


You will be staying in Byford, a beautiful village along the River Wye in Herefordshire. You will be provided with exact location details when you have booked.


What should I bring?

Come prepared for an outdoor adventure! In wet weather, the paths to the sites can get muddy, so appropriate footwear is a must.

Can I bring my dog?

Well behaved dogs are allowed, but please be aware that some camps may well have sheep very nearby. There is a £15 extra charge per dog.

Is food provided?

No, food is not provided however you have a kitchen with adequate cooking facilities and a fridge.

What time is check in and check out?

Check in is any time after 3pm, check out is before 10am.

Can I go fishing?

Fishing is available by arrangement and for an extra charge paid directly to the gamekeeper on the estate.

Does the camp have electricity?

Please be aware that these camps are OFF GRID and there is no normal electricity. We do have solar for light, wood for heat and cooking, gas for cooking and hot water. Each camp has a fully flushing loo and a small solar-powered or gas-powered fridge. There is no wi-fi at the camps and no electricity sockets.

How accessible is the camp?

Access to the camps is complicated but you will be escorted by a lead vehicle. Guests should be aware that they will need to drive off-road. It's all doable in a regular car, but no low-hung sports cars please!

How do I get there?

2 days before arrival, Susie the Manager will contact you to discuss your ETA and also arrange the meeting place (postcode HR4 7JU). From the meeting point you'll be escorted to your campsite/accommodation. *Please note, guest mobile numbers must be given to the host upon booking to ensure an easy meet up.

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