The Observatory is a mystical and magical retreat, hidden deep within the enchanted forest. This unique tiny house, shaped like a whimsical gypsy caravan with a curvy roof, is crafted entirely from wood and features a mesmerizing black natural slate floor with a cozy fireplace. The bedrooms are adorned with two dreamy queen beds, dressed in the finest latex mattresses, percale cotton linen, and snuggly down duvets and wool blankets to keep you warm on chilly nights. The wooden bed and maple table are expertly crafted by local artisans, as are the enchanting, embroidered throw pillows.
Step outside and gaze upon the stars from your private deck, surrounded by the serene beauty of the forest. Ignite a fire and lounge in the handmade outdoor wood chairs or dine al fresco at the picnic table.
Awaken to a delicious homemade, vegetarian and gluten-free picnic basket breakfast, delivered fresh from the farm each morning.
As you wander the grounds of The Observatory, you will be greeted by a menagerie of mystical creatures, including a majestic zebra, a few black alpacas, a few affectionate black rabbits, a couple of sleek black chickens, and two playful black cats. But if you are truly lucky, you may also catch a glimpse of the elusive deer, fox, wild turkey, owls, bats, frogs, woodpeckers, and blue jays that call this enchanted forest home.
Our forest is a rare and magical place, where the ground is covered by the protected species of wild garlic. Every April, the forest floor is transformed into a lush, green carpet of wild garlic, creating a stunning natural display before the leaves of the trees begin to appear. But the magic of wild garlic doesn't end there, for it has the power to repel blood-sucking insects like mosquitoes. Just like vampires, mosquitos and other flies hate garlic, so when you're surrounded by wild garlic, you can feel safe knowing that you're protected. It's a unique and rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the great outdoors without the need for bug spray, and experience the forest in a way that few have the chance to. The wild garlic creates a microclimate that is completely different from the surrounding areas, creating a magical and rare experience.
Please note that The Observatory does not have electricity, but guests will be provided with rechargeable lamps and a flashlight. The nearby trail can be muddy in spring and fall, so guests are advised to bring rain boots and warm clothing. The bathroom is a separate building with a heated floor, electricity and all the comfort you can wish for. The main pavilion, a short walk away, offers a shared kitchen, living room, dining table for 6, outdoor swing, high speed Wi-Fi internet and a hot tub with mesmerizing firefly lights in June-July. Water in the main pavilion may be shut off during freezing temperatures in March and April, but there are restaurants nearby.
The Observatory opens its doors early in the spring in mid-March, offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity to step back in time and experience the magic of maple syrup harvesting and boiling in the traditional way of our ancestors. As the sap begins to flow and the trees come back to life, you will have the chance to tap into the sweet nectar and boil it down to create a delicious, authentic maple syrup. It is a unique and magical experience, one that connects you to the land, the history and the culture of Canada in a truly special way. This is a spring experience like no other, where the natural beauty and ancient traditions come together in perfect harmony. Allow yourself to be enchanted by the sweet aroma of the sap, the crackling fire and the warmth of the sugar shack as you create your own magical memories. This is truly a magical experience not to be missed.
Magic Tingwick offers other activities on site such as yoga in the forest, tarot card reading, henna tattoos, alpacas walk in the forest and mushroom harvesting depending of the season and the weather.
October is also a beautiful month to plan a visit to Magic Tingwick, as the enchanting hardwood forest transforms into a spectacular display of warm autumn hues, particularly in mid-October. The forest changes throughout the month of October, making it a magical sight to behold as it prepares for its winter slumber. The colors of the leaves changing from green to yellow, orange, red and brown creating a mesmerizing view that will take your breath away. The crisp fall air, the sound of leaves rustling underfoot, and the smell of woodsmoke all add to the magical atmosphere of this special place
Allow yourself to be enchanted by the natural beauty and mystical energy of The Observatory, a luxurious glamping experience where the stars, nature, and magic come together in perfect harmony.
The observatory is open for guests to experience the magic of maple syrup harvesting and boiling from the mid of March until Halloween the 31st of October each year.
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