Craighead Howf, Perthshire
Built among the branches of an ancient ash tree, the Tree Howf at Craighead Farm is like a Scottish castle in pine-clad miniature. Spire-topped turrets, a grand stain-glass window and an arching headboard above the king-size bed give a mock feeling of grandeur to the log cabin interior. A wood burner heats the entirely open-plan space, including a walk-in shower, a modest kitchen area and a stargazing window in the ceiling. The real treat, though, is spending time outdoors on the sweeping balcony, offering 360-degree views over the Ochil hills. If the Tree Howf is fully booked, two ground-level cabins – one beside a small loch, the other hidden in the manicured garden shrubbery – are also available. Stirling Castle is a 15-minute drive away.
Tree Howf stays from £155 per night Ochil (other glamping options from £95 per night); Braco, Dunblane; (craigheadhowf.co.uk)
The Secret Yurts, Powys
While the yurts here have all the glamping staples – king-size beds, log burners, chunky wooden furnishings and your own private bathroom – extra touches, such as his and hers bathrobes and deluxe toiletries, really set the tone. In this adult-only valley, where woodchip walkways weave between a high-spec kitchen, a canopycovered hot tub and the trio of yurts themselves, the focus is solely on