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Whitemead Forest Park - Glamping Pods

Our Glamping Pods are luxury furnished MegaPod timber lodges which are great for couples and families with young children. Situated on a fantastic hillside location stunning views of the park.

Glamping in or near Parkend - 29 units sleeping 4


Whitemead Forest Park is the perfect UK holiday destination, whether you're looking for a relaxing break or an action-packed holiday. 

Enjoy the free indoor pool, gym, sauna and Jacuzzis; join in with some great activities; *CURRENTLY CLOSED* explore the acres of ancient woodland right on your doorstep, or simply curl up in your luxury fully furnished Glamping Pod and relax. 

Glamping Pods

​Glampings Pods - We have three types of Glamping Pods available MegaPod, MegaPod X & MegaPod XL

The pods provide everything you need for a great self-catering short break.

Our Glamping Pods are luxury furnished MegaPod timber lodges which are great for couples and families with young children. They are situated on a fantastic hillside location and offer stunning views across the park.

The luxury furnished pods sleep up to four people and include:

  • Double bed
  • Corner sofa that converts into another double bed
  • Small kitchen area comprising of a dining table, sink, microwave, fridge, storage cupboard and a small work surface
  • Lighting, heating, plug sockets and plenty of headroom
  • All bedding
  • Toilet and hand basin
  • Full size walk in shower - Only available in Megapod X & Megapod XL
  • Underfloor heating
  • Outside picnic area for dining, sunbathing and chilling out
  • Parking for one car
  • TV/DVD player
  • FREE Wi-Fi

MegaPod XL - We can also offer a wheelchair accessible Megapod XL with adjacent parking, ramped entrance and wet room style bathroom.

Those staying in the MegaPods can also take advantage of the other facilities at Whitemead. Some of our Pods are pet friendly, so if you'd like to bring your four legged family members, simply let us know at the time of booking.


Covid-19 Reduced Facilities 

We're glad to announce we have re opened from 6th July 2020, As you'd expect we've had to adapt a few things and we'll be operating in a slightly different way for the time being. 

  • On opening, we will be able to offer our guests the following:
  • Self-contained, self-catering accommodation
  • Contactless check-in process
  • Virtual guest query service to answer all your questions
  • Takeaway food service
  • Food and drink served to our alfresco dining area
  • Pre-bookable hamper service
  • Fully stocked on-site shop
  • An enhanced cleaning regime across the park
  • Direct access to forest walks and cycle routes
  • Outdoor children’s play areas
  • Adequately spaced camping and caravanning pitches
  • Shower-block facilities with very strict social-distancing measures in place

However, our indoor restaurant, indoor bar, swimming pool and leisure facilities, and indoor children’s play areas will remain closed and there will be no on-site activities or evening entertainment. These facilities will stay closed until we are 100 per cent satisfied that it’s safe to open these to our guests and, for this reason, we will unfortunately be unable to accommodate day guests for the time being.

Due to the reduction in facilities, for new


  • Booking Recommended
  • Children welcome
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Glamping
  • Heated shower block/toilet
  • Hot Tub
  • Lighting throughout park
  • Off-Road Parking
  • On-site catering or Cafe
  • Parking space next to pitch
  • Swimming Pool
  • With Spa


GL15 4LA

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  • Cinderford
  • Coleford
  • Lydney
  • Parkend
  • Rural


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