Glamping Suffolk

West Stow Pods is a family-run glamping site in the heart of Suffolk’s scenic countryside. Situated roughly four miles from East Anglia’s historic town of Bury St Edmunds, West Stow Pods offers a range of accommodations, including four cosy MegaPods, two Woodland Lodges and our star attraction, Pod Hollow – a homunculus-inspired subterranean dwelling nestled in the side of a grassy knoll. For more information see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Come and stay with us for a unique and tranquil glamping experience in one of Suffolk’s picturesque woodlands!


Mega Pod Exterior


We have four fully self-contained MegaPods. Each Pod provides all the creature comforts you might need and sleeps up to four.


The Lodges

Also on our site are the Lodges. The Lodges provides all the creature comforts you might need.


Pod Hollow

Seek your next adventure at Pod Hollow, a halfling-inspired subterranean dwelling, nestled in our woodland copse.


About Us

Experience the Suffolk countryside in comfort at West Stow Pods, a family-run glamping retreat nestled in an idyllic woodland setting not one mile from the historic Anglo-Saxon village.

Whether you’re seeking to explore the nearby King’s Forest by foot, bicycle or horse, discover West Stow’s famous archaeological site (with its fantastic playground and café!) or just disconnect from the day-to-day humdrum of city life, West Stow Pods is the ideal location.

Where are you situated?

Our site, situated just four miles from the East Anglian market town of Bury St Edmunds, is home to various types of accommodation including four cosy MegaPods, a more spacious Woodland Lodge and our most recent addition: Pod Hollow, a homely, halfling-inspired subterranean dwelling.

In line with our Suffolk glamping theme, all of the accommodation here at West Stow Pods is fitted with en-suite facilities, designed with your comfort in mind. And trust us, there’s nothing quite like stepping outside your door and having Suffolk’s wonderful rural landscape stretching out before you! Suffolk Glamping at its best.

Of course, glamping is fast becoming a very popular way for people all over the world to unwind, relax and enjoy life in rural locations. The great news is, there are very few locations as rural, relaxing and perfect for glamping as Suffolk. Not only that but we offer a first class service to each and every one of our valued customers. We want you to love glamping as much as we do and we leave no stone unturned in order to ensure that you enjoy your glamping experience with us.

Whether you have been glamping before or if you want to find out what all of the fuss is about for yourself, the experienced team at West Stow Pods is here to make your experience the very best it can be. You can find out more about our services and our accommodation by speaking with a member of our team and we will be happy to answer any questions or queries for you.

Contact us

So, you know who we are and what we have available, you’re interested in finding out about the fantastic county of Suffolk and the great things it has to offer. You want to be able to have a space away from the rigours of everyday life and give yourself a well-deserved break. You are definitely in the right place. All you need to do is choose your date, choose your accommodation and contact us today and get your break booked.

Best of British getaway awards 2022

Most Unique Glamping Site 2022 Suffolk and Hospitality Excellence Award 2022

The Guardian

The Guardian recently listed West Stow Pods as one of the top 10 best glamping sites in the UK.

Best glamping site in England

Glampitect “Best glamping site in England” award.

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We were also named as one of the top places to go Glamping in Cambridgeshire – I’m not sure if they realised that we are in Suffolk!

Glampsite Award 2019 camping and glamping awards winner. named as a one of the top 10 quirky places to stay in the UK.

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Featured in The Guardian as one of the Top 10 Woodland Retreats 2021.

East Anglia Daily Times

One of the top nine coolest places to visit in Suffolk.

Traveller review awards 2023

Best Individual Pod award

Glampitect “Best Individual Pod” award.

Good to Go England

We are officially “Good to Go” on COVID with Visit England.