Thistle Pod - Farm Stay - Sleeps 2, Private Hot Tub

For up to 2 People

About the Accommodation

The Thistle Pod is the ultimate in Luxury Glamping! Its extra wide space offers a large seating and dining area, kitchenette with combi oven and induction hob. fridge freezer and all the crockery and cutlery needed for your stay. 

The bed is a super comfy pocket sprung King Sized Bed, decorated with 300 thread count egyptian cotton bed linen.

The Ensuite has a toilet, sink and shower

The Thistle Pod has under floor heating, Wifi and Netflix makes it the perfect place to relax and chill!

The outdoor area boasts great countryside views over our lush green fields yet is very private with no onlookers. Here there is a hottub, table for two and a seating area for you to enjoy.

if you wish to make your stay extra special by adding on a Birthday Pack, Breakfast Pack or late check out you can order them here: You can also pay for your pets on the website above or at check out.

The heating and hot water is powered 100% by renewable energy and solar panels help provide some of the electricity making your stay as carbon friendly as possible!

VIRTUAL TOUR - For a Virtual Tour click here!

Address: Stag and Thistle Glamping Pods, Ayrshire Rural Retreats, KA4 8PH Galston, , United Kingdom

Size: 28.0 m², 2 Rooms, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom

Beds: 1 King size bed

More pricing information:

The more nights you book the cheaper it is per night. 

If you are a returning guest or referral please do let us know


  • Towels and bed sheets
  • TV
  • Kitchen
  • Wireless internet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Terrace
  • Hangers
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Cookware
  • Kettle
  • Dining Table
  • Streaming
  • Toilet paper and soap
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Hair dryer
  • Free Parking on premises
  • Shampoo
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Smart TV


Once booked you will receive a confirmation email with further information as well as a link to your own personalised guest app which has everything you need to know for your stay. 


If you need to cancel your booking there is a £75 cancellation fee which will be taken off your refund. If you wish to reschedule your stay there is a £75 charge which needs to be paid prior to any modifications being made. 

 We ask that you please read the terms and conditions before booking.

PLEASE BE AWARE that our pods are in a field close to our farm yard and whilst we make every effort to keep noise to a minimum you may hear farm animals and tractors operating. There are chickens which sometimes come to say hello! 


Enjoy the best of all worlds by staying in a rural location on our Beef and Sheep Farm with lots of local amenities close by: Local Towns

  • Galston – 2miles has Tesco, Coop, Takeaways, Petrol Station, Aroma Coffee Shop
  • Kilmarnock – 6mi
  • Glasgow – 23mi
  • Troon – 16mi
  • Ayr – 17mi

Local Activities

  • Treetops Zip Wire & Craufurdland Estate – 3mi
  • Newmilns Dri Ski slope – 3mi
  • Loudoun Golf Club – 2mi
  • Scottish Paintball Arena – 2mi
  • Dean Castle and Kay Park – 5mi
  • Whitelees Wind Farm – 6mi
  • Ayrshire Athletics Arena – 5mi
  • Dark Skies Observatory – 23mi
  • Blackstone Clydesdales, Horse Riding – 16 mi
  • Ferry from Ardrossan to Isle of Arran - 18mi

Our top restaurant recommendations

  • Drunken Coo, Ayr 18m
  • The Glass House, Rowallen Castle – 7mi
  • La Dragon, Chinese and Cocktail Bar, Kilmarnock – 5
  • Lamlash House (Private Dining Only) - 2mi

Our top takeaways

  • Tempura Kitchen, Kilmarnock 
  • Taj Kitchen, Galston for Indian - will deliver
  • Wee Hurrie, Troon Best Fish and Chips Ever! Wont deliver and be warned there will probably be a queue!


You will need a car to drive to this property. The Pod is up a bumpy farm track which has pot holes! 



A Little Bit of R and R! #stayherescotland