Planning Application for a “Glamping” site at Top Lodge


A planning application has been submitted for a “Change of use” of the privately owned field immediately in front of the Top Lodge offices and Visitor Centre. Click here for photo

“Change of use to lodge camping facility including 30 ‘glamping’ pods, car park, wardens residence, reception, welfare building and associated works.”

The entrance, toilet block and other building will be located close to the Whitebeam tree on the left of the picture.
The reference number for the application is 14/00195/FUL and it can be found online at East Northants website. The Design and Access Statement, Ecological Survey and maps can be found in the External Documents.
Comments can be made online, or very simply emailed to
Or by letter to:
Planning comments,
East Northamptonshire Council,
Cedar Drive,
Thrapston NN14 4LZ.
All comments must include your name and address and the reference 14/00195/FULThe consultation period ends on 2nd June
For more information about responding to this planning application, or to be kept informed of further developments with the Forest Holidays plans please send an email to