They call it “pitch” and we Americans call it “camp”. Whatever the name, U.K. Farm Parks have been offering overnight stay options for years. Agritourism destinations in the America’s are just now catching on that families want to stay close and experience all there is to do on unique farm locations. As camper vans, R.V., and overall drive vacations explode across the U.S. and Canada, people want overnight options that do not include the small confines of a traditional hotel room.
Agritourism legend Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park has pioneered many activities that are staples across farms today. Guests at the Farm Park can pitch (park) at van or R.V. spaces, pod (camp) at campgrounds, or stay in the lodge or glamping cabins located on the historic farm. Cotswold describes the experience as a “roll out of your sleeping bag, take in the fresh country air and listen for the sizzle of breakfast on the go. There’s nothing more invigorating than an early morning stroll down quiet country lanes, with the sounds of the countryside waking up around you; the birdsong in the hedgerows and newborn lambs calling to Mum. And after a full animal feeding frenzy in our Farm Park, settle down in the
Many American farms are working hard to give people exactly what they want, with some offering overnight glamping, camping, and R.V. hookups. Orr Family Farm located near Oklahoma City offers a unique glamping experience inside of Teepees or Conestoga Wagons. Camping guests receive after hours access to select farm attractions.