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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

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