Plans have been submitted which if approved will see 10 glamping pods erected on land overlooking a North East landmark.

The self-contained shepherd’s huts proposed for High Farm in Pinchinthorpe, Guisborough will each be accompanied by an associated private hot tub if the plans go through.

The 13,631 square metre development will occupy land on the A173 between Windlebridge To Newton Under Roseberry and see the site transformed into “holiday lets.”

The area’s existing use is listed as ‘grazing land,’ and it would be located adjacent to Roseberry Topping.

The planning application also includes provision for a private access gravel road and parking within site boundaries, as well as the installation of essential services.

The proposal also includes plans to plant several apple and plum trees, as well as mixed native hedges.

It added all existing trees and hedges will be retained in the area.

The units will have solar panels to power lighting, kitchen equipment and phone charging facilities.

A planning statement said: “Glamping (Glamourous camping) combines the important connection with nature, with luxury comforts to allow the great outdoors to be accessible to the masses. We believe glamping is a great way of experiencing the beautiful sights England has to offer.

“The proposed development is a change of use from the current land use mixed agricultural to greenspace for holiday lets. The site will provide luxury accommodation in a rural and touristic region.

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“The Pinchinthorpe area is an ideal location for a glamping site with a multitude of tourist hotspots on its doorstep as well as local businesses and amenities nearby including Roseberry Topping and the North Yorkshire Moors, Guisborough Forest & Visitors Centre, Great Ayton village, local pubs, Guisborough Town and the North Yorkshire coastline.

“The local area would benefit from accommodation that enables people to directly access local landmarks and tourist destinations, such as Roseberry Topping and Guisborough forest, without the need for on-road parking or risking overfilling of existing car parks.

“This proposed development will offer off-street parking within the development and allow access to local footpaths linking Guisborough forest, Roseberry Topping and beyond, encouraging more sustainable travel such as walking and cycling and minimising unnecessary car journeys.”