Bonnie View Glamping

UK England North East England North Yorkshire York

  • Individual toilets for glamping accommodation
  • Campfires allowed
  • Campfires Allowed
  • Walking
A luxury cabin in the heart of the North York Moors, where retired horses make for the perfect neighbours

Named after Faye’s family pony Bonnie, which also just happens to be the perfect word to describe the incredible views, Bonnie View is a working farm, a haven for retired horses and a glamping site with a luxury twist. Nestled in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors, equestrians have been bringing their horses to stay here for years but it's only now – after being asked for the tenth (or hundredth) time by visitors – that Faye has introduced a luxury wood cabin too, so that fellow humans can enjoy the stunning surrounds without sleeping in the stables. Saying that, once you see how happy the horses are, you wouldn’t think twice about joining in their relaxing routines. And if that's how the horses are treated, just think how comfy you'll be here too.

From the fully equipped modern kitchen to the LED-lit deck with a picnic bench and firepit, the quirky and rustic cabin, a short stroll from the rest of the farm buildings, has comforts that even the ultra-pampered horses would be jealous of. On the ground floor you’ll find a standard double bed with a private downstairs bathroom, while, up in the mezzanine above, there's a comfy king size bed with a low ceiling, perfect to give the kids their own space or for adults in search of the highest levels of cosiness. If you get a rainy evening during your stay then you can sit back on the sofa, turn on the heating and browse the endless options on the smart TV. If it's sunny? Just sit out and enjoy the view.

If you’re visiting in July or August, you’ll be able to enjoy vistas of the purple heather that floods the local area. Four miles from the nearest main road, the peace and the views out here are truly superb. To the east, guests look across Riccal Dale to a ridge opposite and a footpath just beyond the farm gate leads down and across the valley. The whole area is dream if you're here to explore the national park. Hike north to Bransdale Moor, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and home to a large expanse of open heather moorland and a variety of rare birds that can only be found in this unique habitat, or short-cut your way there by driving round to the car park at Farndale, a popular spot for walking in spring when the daffodils are out.



The glamping cabin has a main living area, with sofas (including a sofa bed), a smart TV and a fully equipped kitchen area with an oven, hobs, a sink and utensils, crockery and everything you need. There's a double bed in the private bedroom and a fitted shower room, while, upstairs, there's a mezzanine level with a king-sized bed. There's electric heating and WiFi throughout. Outside, there's an LED-lit deck and an enclosed garden with a picnic bench and a firepit that can also be used as a BBQ. There's private parking by the cabin for up to three vehicles.

Suitable For

Glamping only. Families, couples, glampers, dogs – yes. Tents, campervans, caravans – no.


The idyllic market town of Helmsley (a 15-minute drive away) has plenty of of shops, pubs and delis to visit, as well as a brewery (01439 771014) with a taproom open daily and a shop. Medieval Helmsley Castle (01439 770442), now cared for by English Heritage offers tours helping visitors discover how the castle evolved over the last 900 years, from a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion, to a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin. It’s a hot day you can spend the day lounging around the heated open-air pool in town too. Around 20 minutes away is Rievaulx Abbey, you can explore the impressive ruins and museum yourself or opt for an audio tour of the Cistercian monastery. The National Centre for birds of prey (01439 772080) is 15 minutes away and hosts lots of fun experiences like photography days and owl evenings. The popular Yorkshire coastal towns of Whitby and Scarborough are also a 40-minute drive away if you fancy a day at the beach.

Food & Drink

Just under 15 minutes away from Bonnie View is The Black Swan, Helmsley (01915 803610). Dating back to the 15th century, the building features Elizabethan, Tudor and Georgian architecture, all combining to create the characterful and cosy restaurant that has been famous for its hospitality for centuries. If you’re serious about your drinking then you’ll enjoy a visit to Helmsley Brewing Company (071439 771014) too. Sample their crafted range of artisan beers brewed on site, enjoying their drinks in the sunny beer garden or buying some bottles to enjoy back in your cabin. The Feversham Arms (01439 770766) is perfect for if you’re celebrating a special occasion or just fancy something different. 15 minutes away in the car, you can enjoy cocktails by their pool (or even make a day of it and visit their spa beforehand) before sampling the locally sourced and adventurous lunch, dinner or afternoon tea menu that can be enjoyed al fresco in the summer months.


Open all year round.

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The Owner Says

Set on a working farm and livery yard, our pet friendly cabin offers traditional glamping with a luxury twist. Nestled in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, luxury glamping doesn’t come much more idyllic than this.

The cabin offers a unique escape embracing peace, tranquility and natural beauty. It’s remote location and views make it the perfect romantic retreat.

Hand crafted and totally unique, this quirky and rustic cabin has all the mod cons including

Private parking for up to 3 vehicles

Enclosed garden with picnic bench and fire pit

LED lit decking

Fully equipped kitchen with gas hobs

Standard double bed in a private downstairs bedroom

King size bed upstairs ( please note the upstairs has limited headroom)

Sofa in living room area

Fitted bathroom within the cabin including sink, toilet, shower and heated towel rail

Electric heating throughout

WiFi connection and smart tv


One glamping cabin, sleeping up to four guests.

The Nab

Cabin Sleeps 4
The cabin offers a unique escape embracing peace, tranquility and natural beauty. It’s remote location and views make it the perfect romantic retreat.

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Contact Bonnie View Glamping, Birch Nab Farm, Pockley, York, North Yorkshire YO62 7TF

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Getting There

If you are coming from the south, turn left off the A170 onto Wykeham Dale. Continue on to Northfield Lane and then after two and a half miles turn right. Travel for a couple hundred yards and you'll see signs for Bonnie View on your left hand side.


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Rated ★★★★★ over 3 reviews


Fantastic awsome relaxing

I live next to a busy road in lincolnshire but love nature and my daughter gifted a weekend away glamping i wear hearing aids and it is so quiet i had to keep checking they worked we loved the walking we loved waking up with horses and sheep. A fantasic clean little cabin with a fence all around so no worrys of the dogs escaping the dogs are tired out i cant praise this enough thope to come again thank you
Oct 17, 2021 by Daz and bev


This has to be one of the most beautiful places in the UK. Fantastic accommodation on a working farm (it was lovely to see the horses happy and sheep roaming) with everything you need for a perfect, peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle. The surrounding landscape is fantastic, we sat for hours outside just taking it all in. There's much to do in the local villages around the area too. Will definitely recommend to our family and friends. Thank you to the hosts for all the hard work they do.
Jul 24, 2021 by Luke Shaw Verified Review

Peaceful getaway

Fully equipped log cabin. Beautiful views Very peaceful and relaxing. Fenced garden so dogs and children are safe. Would live to visit again

Why book with Cool Camping?

  • Best Price Guarantee, with no fees
  • Instant booking confirmation
  • Trusted for over 10 years
  • A chance to win prizes in our regular competitions

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