Welcome to Ekopod! We’re Lyn and Ron, and we’ve been managing this wonderful glampsite since 2013.
In that October we moved from North Hampshire to St Clether in Cornwall, ready to take on the challenge of developing Ekopod. The “glamping” concept was still a new one and Ekopod, which had started in 2010, was an early example. Since then, our luxury camping concept has been slowly evolving and improving.
Our aim is to provide a unique, private and relaxed space where you can enjoy stunning scenery, warming log fires and clear night skies – an opportunity to embrace a simpler, calmer life. But simple doesn’t have to mean basic, and we make sure that our guests have everything they need.
The pods perch on the edge of Bodmin Moor, in almost five acres of wildflower meadow. There are beautiful views of the rolling Cornish countryside around the River Inney valley, Rough Tor and Brown Willy. The nearby wind farm of Cold Northcott provides a dramatic backdrop and is a reminder of the project’s eco approach. The secluded farmland is screened on three sides by woodland and bordered by a fast-flowing moorland stream.
The seventeenth-century Old Vicarage next to the meadow is a welcoming and charming house, and was the setting for Thomas Hardy’s poem “The Face at the Casement”. This is where you’ll find the Honesty Shop – and us, should you need anything.
We hope you’ve enjoyed reading about Ekopod, and look forward to welcoming you to St Clether !
Lyn and Ron