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Farm Stays with Fire Pits

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Top 15 Farm Stays with Fire Pits

Whether it's a summer or winter evening, sitting around a fire pit on one of our beautiful farms is about more than feeling warm. The hypnotic magic of the flames creates a cosy atmosphere lighting up the night, helping you relax and unwind. 

Read on and learn more about our farms with fire pits offering you an irresistibly ambient glow for a wonderful evening outdoors and a fabulous farm stay holiday.

1. Blairmore Farm

Blairmore are Luxury 5* holiday cottages, based in Fowlis Wester just outside Crieff. The luxury fully ensuite cottages based in the heart of Blairmore Farm, are available all year round. These cottages all boast beautiful fire pits in each of the cottage gardens as well as the one in the courtyard.

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Blairmore Farm Fire Pit

2. Cairns Farm Estate

Cairns farm Estate is nestled at the foot of the Pentland Hills, with waterside views and just half an hour from Edinburgh. The venue gives its guest a warm welcome from the fire pits at venue entrance and on the outdoor patio.

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Cairns Farm Estate

3. Burnhead Bothies

Burnhead Bothies are based on Burnhead Farm located in the Kilsyth Hills. The bothy has everything you need for a quiet and relaxing holiday. The large deck spans two sides of the bothy providing the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the countryside views while being surrounded from the warmth of the fire pit.

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Burnhead Bothie

4. The Wee farm Distillery

The Distillers Cottage offers the perfect social space to relax and enjoy the best Scottish Gin with friends and family. The cottage sleeps 6, has a cosy wood burning stove and also has a private garden area with hot tub and Scandinavian style bbq hut to allow guests to enjoy the open space.

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Wee Farm Distillery

5. Here and Now Pods

Here and now pods are Luxury Glamping Pod accommodation in the heart of the Stirlingshire countryside. They have unspoilt views in all directions and all the home comforts you need for an off-grid getaway. Both pods feature a firepit and the option of a Reiki treatment can be included.

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Here and Now Pods

6. Bengairn Country Lodges

The bespoke luxurious lodges are located in a beautiful rural area beside Bengairn Loch on a working family farm. The location offers you peace and tranquillity to walk, cycle and explore this beautiful unspoilt corner of Scotland. There are fire pits and fantastic private hot tubs at both Rowan and Holly Lodge.

Where better to relax, unwind and build memories to last a lifetime.

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7. Cowden Farmhouse

Cowden Farm is located 7 miles south of Stonehaven on a working farm. A lovely dog-friendly, self-catering house for up to 8 guests in available in a beautiful, peaceful and private setting.

With vast outdoor areas the farmhouse features a steel fire pit where all guests are provided with marshmallows and log metal skewers in their welcome pack to toast, making a perfect summer’s night.

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Cowden Farm House

8. Eastside Cottages

Eastside Cottages are the perfect place to enjoy a hide-away in the country, overlooking the farmyard with spectacular views beyond.

These cosy cottages have everything you could need; with walking country on your doorstep or the city of Edinburgh a short drive away, relax in the wood fired hot tub or simply to just cosy up beside the fire pits and look out at the stars.

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Eastside Cottages

9. Treshnish and Haun

Treshnish and Haun are 8 unique eco-friendly farm cottages located on a beautiful and dramatic peninsula not far from Calgary Beach, on the Isle of Mull. The farm is a wonderful base for walking and exploring, as well as being a beautiful setting for just relaxing and chilling out by the firepit.

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Treshnish and Haun Farm with Outdoor Fire Pit

10. Comrie Croft

Whether you are looking for a friendly family hostel, camping holiday with campfires, group accommodation, residential venue, bike hire, or just a place to kick back and relax surrounded by some of the best outdoor adventures in Scotland, Comrie Croft has it. Event their Firepits are eco-friendly and are made from old horseshoes and Nordic Katas firepits made from old 4x4 wheel trims.

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Comrie Croft Farm with Outdoor Fire Pit

11. Guardswell

Guardswell is based in Perthshire and offers beautiful eco friendly accommodation. Guardswell is a little escape from the modern, fast paced world, and as such, they don’t have any Wi-Fi or televisions.

Guests can enjoy cooking from the firepits or woodburning stoves, reading and playing board games - the perfect digital detox.

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12. Berhope

Berhope Alpacas offer you the most incredible wild camping experience in the beautiful Kale Valley, Scottish Borders. Bring your tent and camping equipment and they will provide you with your own unique pitch and firepit, neighbouring with their friendly alpacas.

On site there is a shared toilet and bucket shower facilities, as well as some additional extras available to purchase, including: BBQs, campfire & wood, hot & cold drinks and simple camping basic refreshments.

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13. Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm offer a range of unique rural experiences from farm tours to cream teas and quirky places to stay. Based in the corner of northeast Scotland, here you’ll find stunning beaches, bracing cliff top walks, ancient castles and endless sunsets. Each property has a separate area for dining and relaxing that looks out over the beautiful Moray Firth. Chairs, tables and a private fire pit make this a uniquely charming outdoor space.

As night falls, you can toast marshmallows in the flickering flames beneath a starlit sky.

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Down on the Farm with Outdoor Fire Pit

14. Balgownie Mains Farm

Quietly set on a working farm, Balgownie Bunkhouse is a purpose-built lodge, surrounded by spectacularly beautiful countryside. The hugely spacious, open plan design comprises; a sociable, open plan dining and kitchen. Patio doors lead out to the large outdoor decking area which has picnic tables and an outdoor fire pit.

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Balgownie Mains Farms

15. Carrs Hill

Carr’s Hill have a Caravan and Motorhome Club site with five thoughtfully laid out touring pitches, all hardstanding with their own water tap. They also have two luxury Safari Tents which offer a unique retreat in the Stirlingshire countryside. Washing machine drum fire pits and chimneas are included the Safari Tents for the ultimate camping experience.

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Carrs Hill

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