Manufacturer’s delivers glamping pod to one of the country’s most remote spots

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A Yorkshire manufacturer which makes glamping pods has delivered a product to one of the UK’s more remote spots.

Knaresborough-based business, Anthropods & Co Ltd, has dispatched the first of its new Janus models to an estate on the Isle of Jura, off the west coast of Scotland.

The pod, which is the brainchild of Anthropod CEO and head designer, Rik Currie, features a two compartment layout each section having separate double bed accommodation.

Designed as temporary accommodation for two estate workers, the Janus has entrances at both ends and contains self-contained living accommodation with a communal kitchen and shower, toilet and wash basin.

Anticipating some harsh Scottish winter weather, the pod even features a special drying cupboard for damp clothing.

It will be used during the winter as estate worker accommodation and in the summer season as a glamping pod.

A spokesman for the business said delivering the pod to such an isolated location was not straightforward, explaining: “The 350-mile epic journey from North Yorkshire necessitated two ferry crossings from Kennacraig on the Kintyre peninsula to Port Ellen on Islay and then a drive to Port Askaig on the north of Islay, and finally another ferry to Feolin on Jura.”