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Gertie, one of only 2 left in the UK, sleeps 4.
The campfire
The Summer Kitchen dinner table laid for a group
Vintage vans, their view west from the glampsite & the sunset.
Monty, ex military wagon with sundeck, sleeps 4.
Monty's interior.
Monty's sundeck
Gertie's interior
Groups having fun in the glampsite
Hens having fun
Party time in the glampsite
Cooking over the campfire for the group
Good times in The Summer Kitchen
The glampsite is a wildflower meadow overlooking the Wye Valley AONB
Accommodation is five lovingly restored vintage caravans
Sybil's interior
Sybil, handmade, sleeps 4 and also has a cot for a child
Elsie's bed made up.
Darcy, sleeps 2
Tennis court
The showershack and toilet
Sunset and Sybil
Accommodation also includes The Hayloft holiday cottage
The Hayloft's master bedroom
The Hayloft dining area and kitchen
The Summer Kitchen dining hall
The Summer Kitchen after dark
The tyre and rope swing
The campfire
The Summer Kitchen dinner table laid for a group
Vintage vans, their view west from the glampsite & the sunset.
Monty, ex military wagon with sundeck, sleeps 4.

Mad Dogs and Vintage Vans, Ross-on-Wye. Herefordshire

Sleeps 2 - 24 9 Bedrooms 20 Dining

Exclusive use boutique glamping site in the Wye Valley sleeping 24 for private parties and weekends with friends and family

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Mad Dogs and Vintage Vans, Ross-on-Wye. Herefordshire, sleeps 2 - 24 in 9 bedrooms.

Open from April to end September.

Glamping site near Ross-on-Wye sleeping 24, perfect for group bookings; family reunions, hen parties, birthday celebrations or weekends with friends.

5 lovingly restored vintage vans, each with unique character and charming period details:
Monty sleeps family of 4 - ex military wagon with private decking area for watching the sunset. King and Queen double bunk, logburner
Gertie sleeps family of 4 - the grande dame dating from the 30s. 2 regular caravan doubles, logburner
Sybil sleeps family of 4/5 - handmade in the 40s by a carpenter for his family. 2 regular caravan doubles & hammock bed for small child, logburner
Elsie sleeps 2 in generous double bed - radiator to keep the chill out
Darcy - large single & bench bed - perfect for 1 or a parent & child
Lotus belle tent - overflow accommodation for family of 4 with double futon bed, single iron bed & camp bed or cot
The Hayloft holiday cottage sleeps 6 in 2 doubles & a twin - can be added on for larger/multigenerational groups or groups wanting to spread out
Vans are thoughtfully spaced to ensure privacy

All vans have blankets, quilts and hot water bottles to ensure guests are cosy at night. A camp gas stove is provided in each van to boil the kettle for tea/coffee and there's a coolbox to store perishables. Each van has outside seating, a fire bowl and grill for cooking.

In the copse with its dappled sunlight you'll find our stunning Summer Kitchen dining hall, campfire circle and showershack.

Home cooked food to order using fresh ingredients from the garden: one pot dinners, brunches and 3 course fine dining menus starting with canapes on the terrace of The Old Rectory. The Summer Kitchen table can seat up to 20 with candles, fairy lights and a logburner that make for a magical, warm atmosphere.

Small on-site deli selling local produce and campfire woodstore located in the car park. Here you will also find a fridge and freezer.

Massages, facials and pampering treatments can be booked in advance with our holistic therapist.

Tennis court for guests to use.

Close to the River Wye and Forest of Dean with their wealth of outdoor activities.


Dog Friendly

Well behaved dogs up to max of 2 allowed by prior permission.


No specific facilities.


Groups taking the Hayloft as well as the glampsite will have WiFi facilities.


Summer Kitchen with 2 ring gas hob. All crockery and cooking equipment provided. Campfire for open fire cooking. Vans also have fire bowls.

Dining Room

Summer Kitchen table can seat parties up to 20. Atmospheric and unique space with floor to ceiling glass facing west. Ideal for candlelit dinners.

Sitting Room

Get together in Summer Kitchen. Hayloft holiday cottage mixes original timbers, upcycled materials, contemporary design - sitting room with TV & WiFi.

TV and Music Facilities

Off grid but large groups may choose to add on The Hayloft which has a TV. Glampsite groups may choose to hire silent disco equipment.

Games Room

There is no games room.

Heating and Open Fires

Logburners in the family vans, the smaller vans have radiators. Logburners in the Summer Kitchen and The Hayloft. Big campfire circle in glampsite.


Glampsite: 3 family vans (up to 4), 2 small vans and lotus belle tent (sleeps up to 4). Hayloft can be added on (sleeps 6): 2 doubles, 1 twin room.


All linen provided. Glampers need to bring their own towels.


Glampsite: shower with 24 hour hot water. 2 toilets - 1 flushing, 1 composting. Hayloft: 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, both have toilets.

Children's Facilities

Cot and high chair available by request.


All the glampsite facilities are situated in a meadow and copse with mature trees. Fire bowls, grills and outside seating.Tyre swing and tennis court.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Private parking for the glampsite: up to 8 cars. Hayloft parking for 2 cars.


Smoking permitted outside only.

Booking Information

Whole site weekend hire runs from Friday afternoon to Monday 10am. Also available during week time by arrangement.
£100 breakages deposit payable via BACS prior to arrival – to cover accidental damage and any purchases made on site.

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Late Deals

August 2024 Late Deals

20% off weekends of Aug 10/11 & 17/18


In the beautiful Wye Valley, near Ross-on-Wye and the Forest of Dean. Fantastic location for outside activities.
What3words: impeached.grit.betraying

  • Ross-on-Wye - 2 miles.
  • Ross-on-Wye - market town with a mix of supermarkets, high street stores and independent shops - 2 miles.
  • Closest country pubs: Moody Cow, Upton Bishop 2.5 miles, The Loughpool, Sellack.
  • Bristol/Birmingham.
  • Ledbury 10 miles, Hereford 15 miles, Gloucester 19 miles.
  • Ross-on-Wye 2 miles.

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