Posts by Lois Potter

Glamping with a Dog – What to Expect

Glamping with a dog

Glamping with a Dog What could be better than cosying up for a peaceful nights sleep in a yurt? Well….cosying up for a night in your yurt, with your dog gently snoozing beside you, of course. As you know, we are a dog-friendly glamping site. We love welcoming all manner of furry, four-legged friends to…

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Catering and Functions at The Canvas Café

Catering and Functions

Catering and Functions at The Canvas Café Whatever you feel like celebrating, commemorating or hosting, we may have just the space for you!  Our lovely Canvas Café is available to be hired out for any manner of event, and can seat up to 40 people. Plus, we can cater for just as many (and sometimes…

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Yoga and Glamping Retreat in the East Midlands

Yoga and Glamping

Yoga and Glamping Retreat We’ve teamed up with local yogi Sue Wood to bring you another ladies only Yoga and Glamping Retreat! We think that glamping and yoga go perfectly together: nature, luxurious accommodation, deep stretching and a wood-fired hot tub in the heart of the East Midlands! What’s not to love? So, if a…

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What’s happening at the Canvas Café in July

What's on at Canvas Cafe

What’s happening at the Canvas Café in July Barbecues, Eton mess and fresh flowers….yep summer is definitely here at the Canvas Café! We’re back to let you know what’s happening over the next few weeks at the Canvas Café. You can be sure that we’ll have something to keep you entertained, whatever the weather brings.…

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Zero Waste Glamping Tips from Country Bumpkin Yurts

zero waste glamping

How to Have a Zero Waste Glamping Holiday We often get asked if it is possible to have a zero waste glamping holiday completely free from single-use plastic? It certainly is. It may mean being savvy when packing, but it is certainly possible. As you know, two things that we are passionate about championing are…

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What’s on at The Canvas Café in June

Whats on in June

What’s on in June We’re here to let you know what’s on this month at the Canvas Café. We will, of course, have our monthly Canvas Café Craft Evening and will be hosting an exciting sushi making workshop. The kids had their chance at sushi making with Yuko last month, and it was a roaring…

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Romantic Glamping Holiday Tips from Country Bumpkins

Romantic Glamping Holiday Tips

Romantic glamping holiday tips from Country Bumpkins. Have you been looking for a romantic break idea or considering how to organise the perfect romantic holiday? ….We’re here with your solution! What could be better than embracing the peaceful character of nature with a romantic glamping holiday! Our lives are so busy, and we have many…

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What’s on at the Canvas Café in May

Block printing work shop

What’s on in May We’re here to let you know what’s on this month at the Canvas Café. You can expect an exciting craft evening, a community repair café, and half term activities for the kids, including a children’s sushi making workshop! Wednesday 1st May – Chinwag Wednesday: Aromatherapy and Essential Oils   We had…

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5 Reasons Why you Should Consider a Staycation

UK staycation

5 reasons why you should consider a staycation! Plus, our top glamping tips.  ‘Staycation’ has been a buzzword and hot topic for a few years now, but the buzz is certainly justified! There is real value and importance to the ideas behind the word ‘staycation’. We have 5 reasons why you should consider a staycation.…

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What’s happening at the Canvas Café in April

Canvas Café April Events

What’s happening at the Canvas Café in April  We’re here to let you know what’s going on this month. You can expect an educational discussion, crafty workshop and an abundance of Easter half term activities. Wednesday 3rdApril – Chinwag Wednesday: Chemical Farming to organic obsessive. This month ‘Chinwag Wednesday’ got off to a flying start…

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