If you wish to go glamping with a distinction in England, an authentic fairground wagon that has been lovingly refurbished could enchantment to you. Sanger’s Showman’s Wagon in set in a tree-lined meadow close to the harbour city of Looe, Cornwall, and it was purchased by its present house owners from a retired fairground showman, who, like his mom, was born within the wagon.
Fairground living-wagons like this one have been often known as ‘palaces on wheels’ as a result of they have been so ornately embellished and fantastically made. There’s a reasonably double bed room in Sanger’s, and it has a spacious dwelling/eating space with an actual hearth. The authentic Edwardian mahogany options with carved particulars and painted ceiling panels are nonetheless intact, complemented by opaque glass gentle fittings, flouncy curtains and a cute wood-burner for a warming welcome.
You’ll have a whimsical time glamping within the wagon, which in fact has fashionable conveniences akin to a correct flushing WC and sizzling water. An cute painted-timber cabin comes as a part of the package deal, and it has a kitchen/eating space and a separate shower-room with a double bathe, WC, wash-basin and heated towel rail.
Outside there’s a seating space and a chiminea BBQ, in case you are feeling like eating al fresco. You may say hi there to Halcyon and Hobson, the very pleasant Exmoor ponies who’ll be your neighbours within the meadow.
The tiny village of Lanreath may be very shut by, and a ten-minute drive will take you to the harbour city of Looe, which boasts a sandy seashore, bustling streets and a selection of diving and fishing journeys. The unspoilt Polperro, with spectacular views and an array of retailers, galleries and locations to eat and drink, can be a ten-minute drive away.
For additional data on reserving Sanger’s Showman’s Wagon, try Classic Glamping right here.