Yurts - Lake District
A Magical Lakeland Experience?
This is where you can find out where to rent Yurts in Cumbria. Whether you are looking for an Eco-friendly Yurt or a Glamping Experience - or perhaps a combination of the two? We are sure that you are going to fall in love with one of these Yurts for your next Lake District Yurt holiday. Have fun choosing!
Luxury Yurts in Wasdale Valley
Set amongst stunning Lakeland scenery you will find two beautifully furnished Yurts available to rent. They are made in the UK from native Ash and have a woodburning stove to keep you cosy on cooler evenings. In the morning soak up the view and potter over to the farmhouse for one of John and Debbie's fabulous breakfasts.
Each Yurt sleeps five. Toilet and shower facilities are located close to the Yurt. For more information contact John and Debbie at Rainor's Farm.
Little Green Yurt - Southern CumbriaBroughton in Furness sits just on the southern edge of The Lake District National Park and that's where you'll find this Little Green Yurt, situated amongst idyllic rolling Cumbrian countryside.
The Little Green Yurt is not just green in colour either. It's furnished with many locally sourced products and accessories too .... we love this coffee & tea idea . The Yurt is tucked away, on a working farm campsite which encourages Green tourism and runs the Lakeland Pack Horse walking tours.
Furnishings includes a bespoke double bed made from locally harvested oak and you'll be kept toasty warm on those cooler days via the wood-burning stove, which was also locally manufactured. The wood-burner has a flat top which doubles as a cook space, though a double calor burner is also provided along with all the basics you'll need for catering.
Showers, loos and a place to wash your pots are shared with the farm campsite - these are a short distance away down a rough farm track, adding to the sense of a true 'rural retreat'. You'll need to bring your own towels and tea towels; torches are also recommended as the route to washing facilities is uneven.
A basket of wood and gas for the cooker are included and there are two futon beds in addition to the double bed. For detailed information, including cost and availability please go to the The Little Green Yurt website.
Full Circle Yurts - Rydal - CumbriaThese traditional Mongolian Yurts are perfect for experiencing the magic of sustainable tourism in Cumbria.
Their location, at Rydal, is in the heart of the English Lake District, making the Yurts are perfect for an eco-visit to the area.
You can get to within 400m of the Yurts by public transport and be rewarded with a 10% discount for your efforts!
In addition to your priceless view the Rydal Yurts come equipped with:
Long Valley Yurts Luxury Lake District Yurts
Long Valley Yurts offer the perfect combination of back-to-nature living, without compromising on all the usual luxuries you would wish for on your holiday.
Stunning scenery everywhere - Stars like nowhere else
Long Valley Yurts offer a range of outdoor activities
Long Valley Yurts - 'A truly magical experience' is how some guests have described their stay
Furnished in a distinctly Moroccan style with rugs, comfortable beds, warm duvets, cosy wood burning stoves, solar lighting and fairy lights this really is luxury camping.
Long Valley Yurts are available at these three stunning locations in Cumbria.
Shared facilities on-site include See here for full list of on-site facilities
Yurts at National Trust Camp Sites
Wild in Style Yurts
Wild in Style have two different syles of Yurt, both unique in the ambience they provide.
The traditional Yurt, viewed by some as the most beautiful yurt, has steam bent walls and roof poles with an oak ring which has been bent to form the crown.
Their other Yurt is completely different in both look and feel as it uses bamboo. The properties of which are amazing, as bamboo has a tensile strength greater than steel! The strength of the bamboo means there is less requirement for so much wood also giving it a light and airey feel.
The Yurts have a double gas burner - with a toaster attachement(great for heating Naans and making croutons) and a Jaffle iron which is perfect for campfire toasties. Crockery, cutlery and cooking pots and utensils are all provided as is salt, pepper, spices, oil, tea and coffee and tea lights.
There is no fridge, so bring a cool box and the camp shop should be able to refreeze blocks for you. There is a 12volt supply for lighting and if you who need to run a laptop, charge a mobile phone etc a second battery can be provided upon request. It should power one for 6/8 hours but once this time is up you are back to the sounds of nature!
A wood burning stove, keeps the place cozy during the cooler months and each yurt will comfortably sleep 4, on futon/sofa beds. Freshly laundered bed linen is povided for you.
Read in more detail about the different Yurts at Low Wray by going to the Wild in Style website.
The Lovely Yurt Company - Big Yurt at Fell Foot Woods
Located at the southern end of Lake Windermere (5 min walk to the lake), the woodland makes an ideal setting for the Yurt, in Spring time the daffodils and bluebells add carpets of colour and in the winter the wood affords spectacular views over Lake Windermere. The Yurt's bigger diameter allows plenty of room to relax by the wood-burning stove on those cooler evenings. Outside the Yurt you will find a fire pit and BBQ in addition to tree lanterns.
Read more about the Lovely Yurt Company.
Inside Out Yurts at Hollows Farm and Seatoller - Near Keswick
Hollows Farm Yurts
On a traditional working Cumbrian farm, in a secluded part of the valley on the River Derwent, are two well furnished Yurts available for those looking for an idyllic holiday base.
The location is approximately 5 miles from Keswick, close to the picturesque hamlet of Grange. Surrounded by beautiful woodland and stunning mountains, walk from the door of your yurt of simply soak up the splendour of the location by relaxing on the shores of the River Derwent - how could you wish for a more perfect holiday location?
These Yurts are on a lovely friendly farm campsite next to a small stream close to the small village of Seatoller at the head of the Borrowdale Valley.
There is a cafe quite close by and a couple of minutes drive away is Langstrath Inn at Sonethwaite. Keswick is about 7.5 miles The site has clean loos, a washing up area and free hot showers! Read more about these Yurts at Seatoller.
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Another great way to enjoy the idyllic surroundings is to stay in one of the Inside-Out-Camping Bell Tents.
For more information on Insideout Yurts and Bell-tents, prices and booking enquires please contact Inside Out Camping
Mill Holme House Traditional Mongolian Yurt
Imported directly from Mongolia this hand crafted yurt has been equipt to provide you with a luxurious glamping experience.
Situated in one of the Lake Districts more peaceful locations the Millholme Yurt has its own secret 1 acre of garden. This private garden is set within 4 acres of woodland and mature gardens with a river running through.
Don't be surprised to see the occasional free range hen as you head for the hammock, tree house or go to hire mountain bikes or in search of the table tennis table.
With just about everything you could think of the Yurt can accommodate 4 /5 (additional beds could be made available in Millholme's new caravan. Smokers and pets are not accommodated.
Newly completed for Autumn 2011 is a fully equipped utility room which is a cooking area, separate wc with basin, power shower and washing unit located just 50 metres away. The new unit houses a wood fired aga for space heating and hot water and cooking plate. The cooking area is fitted out with a gas hob, microwave with and grill' slow cooker, fridge, kettle and toaster, cooking equipment, crockery, cutlery, pans and utensils as well as a fire extinguisher and fire blanket. The power shower and wc/basin are in separate lockable rooms.
For more information and photographs of the Yurt at Millholme House and how to book your holiday with a difference go directly to the Millholme House website.
Sunny Brow Farm Yurts - Outgate, Nr. Ambeside
Within a short distance of Hawkshead and Ambleside, to the west of Windermere lies 33 acres of beautiful Cumbrian scenery, the perfect setting for two new Yurts at Sunny Brow Farm.
Each Yurt sleeps 4 - One kingsize double and two single beds. The decor will be eco-shabby chic, with furnishings reflecting environmental awareness, but with a definite touch of luxury.
A woodburning stove will keep you snug on the cooler Cumbrian nights and as rings are provided for cooking. For those perfect evenings why not enjoy the Fire-Circle and BBQ area outside the Yurts.
Shower/WC and wash-up facilities are approx 100m from the Yurt.
Yoga sessions, pamper days and seasonal cookery days are all something to look forward to when Sunny Brow Farm is completely renovated. For more information on these Woodland Yurts please go to the Sunny Brow Farm website.
The soutwest corner of Cumbria is slightly off the beaten tourist track and Ashlack Mongolian Yurt will allow you a real back to nature holiday (well, not quite a few luxuries - you are on holiday after all!). Idylically located in an Oak wood, this huge (27ft / 8.2m diameter) yurt offers both views out sea and the rolling Cumbrian fells.
An eco safari style shower allows you to be at one with nature whilst you ablute! Essentially a canvas bag with a shower rose attached. Water is heated in a kettle before being poured into the canvas bag, a little adjustment with some cold water for the perfect temperature and then the shower is hoisted into the tree above your head. It is a wonderful experience to shower with the sky open above you.
A loo with a View! When did you last look out across the beautiful Duddon Sands to the sea when you went to the loo?
Find out more about this eco-friendly Mongolian Lake District Yurt.
Drybeck Farm Yurts - Take your Horse too if you like!New available from May 2011 - two yurts made from sustainable wood and situated in the Eden Valley and furnished with a good comfy bed and warm snuggly duvet! These yurts have been designed to blend with their surroundings, whilst providing you with the comforts you might enjoy whilst on holiday such as wood-burner for those chilly evenings and a fridge/freezer available for you to store your food.
A separate communal cooking area offers you protection if the weather isn't kind whilst allowing you to enjoy outdoor living. The loos and shower are eco-friendly and designed for minimum impact on the local environment - they will even supply you with eco-friendly shampoo! Space has been set aside in one of their barns for you to relax and play music, perhaps watch a DVD or just read and play board games.
Breakfast hampers are available to purchase which include Drybeck's own sausages, dry cured bacon and freshly laid free range eggs. You can also purchase home-grown fruit, veg and pork - just enquire about availability directly with Drybeck Farm. If you don't feel like cooking then the local village pub, serving real ale is just a short stroll away.
Besides the beautiful scenery enjoy the charm of the farm's rare breed cows, pigs and poultry or say hello to their horses provision can also be made to take your own horse.
Read more about Drybeck Farm Yurts
New for Summer 2011 - Xanadu YurtsA new Anglo/Mongolian Yurt Company in Cumbria, Xanadu Yurts, have chosen the pretty family friendly Newby End Farm site in Cumbria's Eden Valley for their first Mongolian Yurts to be pitched.
These traditional Mongolian Xanadu Yurts can sleep up to six and are hired out unfurnished - so you'll need to bring your camping equipment with you (please note fires/BBQ's are not allowed in the yurt/on the camp site).
You can also be involved with pitching the Yurt too, if you like, as the Yurts will be freshly pitched for each booking rather than having a static base; or it can all be done for you when you arrive - the choice is yours.
For more information, current availability and tariff go to the Xanadu Yurts website.
Lakes YurtsListed as one of The Guardian's top 10 Luxury Glamping Sites Lakes Yurts have combined an idyllic location with beautiful Cumbrian crafted Yurts.
Each of the two yurts will have a double and two single sofa beds, solar lighting, a fully equipped kitchen area, thick rugs, wooden floors and cosy bedding.
The site is at the foot of Scawfell Pike and the yurts are situated right next to the river but with protection for children.
There are toilets and washing facilities on site a minute away and hot showers at the farm two minutes away. More information from Lakes Yurts website
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