Stay in a Yurt
Have you had enough of camping holidays, where you are unable to stand up and move around due to the small tents? Well, staying in a yurt may be just what the doctor ordered!
A yurt holiday offers sophisticated camping with many home comforts and plenty of room to relax. It’s no wonder that they have made such a successful transition from the steps of Central Asia to the foot hills of the Home Counties and beyond!
So what exactly is a yurt?
Well, a yurt is a portable, wood-framed dwelling structure covered in layers of fabric and a sheep’s wool felt. Easily dismantled, a yurt is designed to be carried compactly by camels or yaks. One general misconception about Yurts is that people believe them to be Mongolian. This is not true, although similar to the Mongolian Ger the Yurt is in fact Turkic (a collection of ethnic groups that live in northern, central and western Asia, north-western China and parts of eastern Europe.)
How big is a Yurt?
Whilst they may look small from the outside Yurts can provide plenty of space inside. Many have wood burning stoves in the middle providing year round warmth and a convenient place to boils a kettle or prepare a meal. Other facilities sometimes include a kitchen hut nearby providing more traditional home from home comforts. However, these can sometimes be shared facilities although there are plenty of places offering pirate kitchen huts. Bathroom facilities are a little more traditional “campsite” with the majority of places offering a communal block. However, with a wide variety of places now offering Yurt holidays to suite most budgets it’s worth checking how the facilities are provided.
What is it like to stay in a Yurt?
Yurts provide communal living, so not always the best choice for families with teenagers who demand their privacy – unless of course you have two Yurts. However, once inside, a Yurt provides a sense of Nomadic luxury. Many have double beds and traditional furniture which, whilst still simple compared to a hotel, is the lap of luxury in the camping world.
Yurts are one of Glamping's big successes and with such a wide variety of places offering this Nomadic homestead you can be sure to find the perfect site if you have children, pets or just looking for a romantic break away for two.
Mousley House Farm Campsite & Glamping
A quiet, family friendly campsite & Glamping site set in stunning rural Warwick close to Warwick Castle Mousley House Farm Campsite is a quiet, family friendly campsite set in stunning rural Warwickshire, with the historic market town of Warwick just a few miles away. The four-acre site has 48 pitches, a mixture of hardstanding and…
Summerhill Yurts in the Heart of Devon
Ecofriendly holidays on a working organic farm Whether it’s a family holiday, a quiet weekend break for that special occasion, or a few days away from it all in the tranquil surroundings of mid Devon, Summerhill Farm provides the perfect place to stay. We offer camping with a difference. Mongolian Yurts provide a hassle free…
Luxury secluded glamping in rolling Devon countryside overlooking Dartmoor
Imagine waking up to a stunning sunrise over Dartmoor National Park, eat a farmhouse pancake breakfast with fresh coffee under big skies with swallows and buzzards overhead and cute rare breed farm animals over the fence. Take a hike to the top of one of Dartmoor’s beautiful tors, walk through the dramatic gorge at Lydford…
Glamorous Camping – West Midlands
Well, whether you call it Glamping, Glamourous Camping, Posh Camping, Luxury Camping or Cool Camping we can offer you a very special Camping Break in one of our Authentic Beautifully Handmade and Painted Mongolian Yurts in Enville, West Midlands. Have a Luxury Camping Holiday. Sleep in real beds and watch the stars through the open…
The Nomad Xperience Dream Glamping
A small, colourful Glamping site in Granada, Spain, with 3 different rooms in Nomad style. Situated in a beautiful flower garden with a big private pool, a semi outdoor kitchen and lots of cozy corners and terraces to enjoy the sun and the views. Perfect for romantic getaways and warm family holidays. Surrounded by nature…
Green Man Wildglamping Yurt Retreat
Welcome to Green Man Wildglamping, waiting to offer our warm hospitality in the lush green hills of central Portugal, a land of wonderful treasures, both natural and man-made. We offer very authentic and comfortable yurts complete with their own verandas and kitchens – right on the sunny side of a wooded valley. Our gardens are…
Hunger Hill Yurts, East Devon
Hunger Hill Yurts nestle in the heart of the beautiful East Devon countryside, close to spectacular beaches on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. We offer back to nature, family holidays, in cosy Yurts with comfy beds. The Yurts share a small holding with Kune kune pigs, chickens, ducks a very friendly dog. Here we provide as…
Glamping West Midlands
Glamping, Glamorous Camping, Posh Camping, Luxury Camping, Cool Camping what is it all about? Well, whether you call it Glamping, Glamourous Camping, Posh Camping, Luxury Camping or Cool Camping we can offer you a very special Camping Break in one of our Authentic Beautifully Handmade & Painted, Mongolian Yurts in Enville, West Midlands! Have a…
Yurts on Cape Clear Island, Ireland
Perched on the edge of South Harbour on the beautiful remote Island of Cape Clear, relax in a fully equipped yurt dwelling. With room for a family of up to 6, with beds and bedding provided for four, cooking facilities and comfort. Set on Cape Clear campsite, we also have tipis to hire.
Secret Cloud House Holidays Luxury Yurts, Staffordshire Peak District
A collection of luxurious yet eco-friendly yurts on the edge of the Peak District complete with wood fired hot tub and wood fuelled barrel sauna under the stars. Each yurt has a wood burning stove oven, handmade wooden bed, sheepskin rugs, luxury linen and a beautiful view across the Staffordshire Moorlands. The area has so…