15 Of The Dreamiest Yurts In The UK

If sleeping under the stars, relaxing in a wood-fired hot tub and toasting marshmallows on the barbecue sounds like your idea of heaven, a yurt could be just the ticket this summer. Several camps offer everything from paddle boarding to yoga, while others have excellent self-catering facilities so you can explore the great outdoors solo. Whatever your preference, here are 15 of the best to book now…
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Sapperton Yurt, Gloucestershire 

Head to the Gloucestershire Cotswolds for a luxury stay at Sapperton Yurt. Set on Westley Farm in the Golden Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the site is easily reached via a 90-minute drive from London. The yurt has plenty of home comforts for a luxury stay, from plush decorative accents like cowhide rugs, to a double bed stacked with throws and blankets. Light up the indoor wood burner then relax in the cool roll-top bath in an adjoining bathroom housed in a horsebox. Ideal for a romantic weekend for two, guests can also take a nap in the hammock and fire up the barbecue on long summer evenings. There’s no Wi-Fi on site, so expect to be off-grid during the trip.

From £149 per night.

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Coracle The Yurt, Dorset

One of the most luxury options on this list, Coracle the Yurt was made with couples in mind. Set on Mallinson's Woodland Retreat, spend a romantic weekend away relaxing in the hammock, making pizzas in the outdoor oven, and exploring the walking routes in the surrounding area. Inside, there’s a handmade bed with tree trunk side tables, as well as a wood burner and candle lanterns to set a cosy atmosphere. One of the coolest features is the tree shower, where guests can wash al fresco using eco-friendly toiletries. During your trip, head to the Jurassic Coast for fun day out, or venture further south to Exeter to explore the historic city.

From £139 per night.

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The Wensleydale Experience, Yorkshire Dales

Located on Berry’s Farm with stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales, The Wensleydale Experience has four yurts on site. The secluded Larch Yurt is tucked away in the woods, Rowan Yurt has impressive view of Wensleydale out to Bolton Castle, and the Elder Yurt has plenty of farm animals for company. For something completely secluded, Hazel Yurt sits in its own private enclosure. All four, which sleep up to five, have double beds with luxury linens, a small kitchenette and an indoor wood burner, while a private hot tub, barbecue and a dining area await outside. Be sure to stop by Berry’s Farm Shop & Café for a hearty breakfast each morning. 

From £104 per night.

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After The Gold Rush, Shropshire

Set on the beautiful Walcot Hall Estate, this campsite is perched high above two secluded fishermen pools. The yurt, which sleeps two, has a cosy double bed, an indoor wood burner, a small sofa bed and an outdoor barbecuing area on the deck. There are hot showers in a nearby wooden cabin, while a flushing loo is housed in an old, converted hen house next door. Walcot Hall has plenty of activities to keep guests entertained, whether you want to take a rowing boat out on the lake, play croquet on the lawns, or explore the estate on horseback. If you don’t fancy cooking, the estate also serves tasty home-cooked meals throughout the day.

From £72 per night.

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The Wensleydale Experience, Yorkshire Dales
The Wensleydale Experience, Yorkshire Dales

Cumfrey Yurt, Cumbria

Sandwiched between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, Cumfrey Yurt is located in Fairy Bell Wood – as the name suggests, an enchanting meadow and woodland swathed in bluebells. Here, nature lovers will be surrounded by wildlife, including deer, squirrels and buzzards. The yurt itself, which sleeps two, is handcrafted and has a small living area and kitchen with a gas hob, plus an en-suite bathroom with a solar-powered shower. Couples can light the wood-burner and settle in with board games and cards, or enjoy a wild swim in the nearby stream. 

From £105 per night.

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Redwood Valley, Powys

There are two beautiful yurts to choose from at Redwood Valley, situated on the Welsh-English border in Powys. Both sleep up to five guests and feature a mixture of vintage and handmade furniture. Each has a king-size bed and a double and single futon, as well as an indoor wood burner, electric lights and lanterns. Groups or families can cook a selection of local produce on the barbecue and dine al fresco on the outdoor seating. At 19-feet wide, the yurts are particularly spacious, so there’s plenty of space if you have little ones in tow. In terms of activities, Redwood Valley regularly hosts craft workshops and silversmithing courses, while those looking for an adventure can explore the nearby Shropshire Hills and Brecon Beacons.

From £110 per night.

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Alexander House Glamping, Perthshire

This glamping site has two yurts, as well as a luxury cabin, where guests can reconnect with nature for a digital detox. A great option if you want to explore the beautiful Scottish countryside, both yurts are situated in their own peaceful corner of the grounds at Alexander House for total privacy. With stunning views of Gleneagles and Ben Vorlich in the West, each yurt has king-sized beds complete with plush linens and a 12-foot bathroom yurt next door, both of which have luxurious roll-top baths with showers and heated towel rails. There are plenty of scenic walking routes to discover nearby, while those after some R&R can book a bespoke beauty treatment or cocktail-making class on site.

From £150 per night.

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The Yurt At Hollands Farmhouse, Dorset

Another stylish option in Dorset, Hollands Farmhouse is the ideal rural retreat. Set on a beautiful two-acre garden, just ten minutes from Dorchester and six miles from a string of award-winning beaches, the yurt is insulated with lamb’s wool for extra warmth and has everything you need for a luxury stay, from boardgames and an indoor wood-burner to a spacious living area. Guests can unwind in a bespoke horsebox bathroom with a hot double shower and discrete views of the surrounding landscape, or relax outdoors in the hot tub or hammock. The yurt also has electricity, USB charging sockets and WiFi if you want to stay connected during your stay. 

From £195 per night.

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Yurtshire, Yorkshire Dales

For the ultimate glamping experience, head to Yurtshire in the Yorkshire Dales. Ideal for a girl’s trip or family holiday, there are six yurts, each of which sleep up to five, with double beds and futons, hot showers and kitchenettes. Outside, there’s a barbecue and fire pit, decking area, and a hot tub where guests can relax after a day exploring the Dales. If you’re planning a large group trip, the site also has 21ft communal yurts for up to thirty people, ideal for hen dos or family parties. There are several good pubs within walking distance – the Sawley Arms does a great Sunday roast.

From £145 per night.

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East Sussex Woodland Escape, Rye

If you’d rather stay by the sea, book a weekend at this stylish yurt near Rye. With space for two adults and a child, this secluded, romantic retreat is nestled in an ancient copse on a conservation farm. The yurt itself has a king-sized bed with a beautiful window overlooking the trees, as well as a spacious dining space, a small kitchen and an en-suite shower room. Guests can relax in the wood-fired hot tub or around the Kadai fire bowl in the evenings – be sure to ask the owners for a range of organic meat and seasonal veg to cook on the barbecue, too.

From £145 per night.

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Hadrian’s Wall Glamping, Cumbria

Just one mile away from Hadrian’s Wall and six miles from the Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this glamping site is in a great location. There are two yurts to choose from – The Curlew which has a wood-fired hot tub, and The Carrick which has beautiful views of the rolling hills. Ideal for families, both have double beds plus camp beds for kids and an indoor wood-burner. There’s also a drinking water tap and a compost loo for each yurt, as well as a shared hot-water shower – the yurts can be booked together or separately but the 40ft gap ensures there’s enough privacy. Be sure to visit Ullswater in the Lake District, just a short drive away, to explore the beautiful lakes and sceneic walking routes.

From £110 per night.

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East Thorne Glamping, Cornwall

For something a little different, book the yurt at East Thorne Glamping in Bude, Cornwall. Here, each of the five yurts come furnished with everything you’ll need for your stay, from luxury linens and pots and pans to lamps and cool boxes for picnics. With space for up to six, the Mongolian-style yurts have wooden double beds and sofas, while the newer Roundhouses have more of a cottage-like feel with plush en-suites and private hot tubs. On the deck outside, all have a separate kitchen cabin with gas hobs and a barbecue, while the Roundhouse yurts have a private garden, too. A great option for families, adults can relax on the decking with a glass of wine while children play outside. Head to the Bude coast, a ten-minute walk away, to make the most of the quiet shores and beautiful beaches.

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Moonbeam Yurt, Devon

Located in the pretty town of Okehampton, on the northern edge of Dartmoor, Moonbeam is a cosy couples’ yurt. Set on the grounds of a Victorian house, there’s a wooden deck supporting a cosy, rustic yurt, furnished in neutral colours and handmade from local Devonshire materials. Cushions, rugs, blankets and reindeer skins cover the double bed and floors, while the separate Potting Shed a few metres across the drive has a bathroom and kitchen. Ideal for a relaxing trip, couples can appreciate beautiful views across the rolling hills while relaxing in the cedar wood hot tub. Be sure to head into town for afternoon tea and visit Dartmoor National Park for an adventurous day out.

From £92 per night.

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Bramblewood Yurt, Bath

For a romantic weekend for two, book this chic yurt in Ashwicke, just a 15-minute drive from the centre of Bath. The handmade yurt was originally built for a wedding so has thoughtful touches throughout, like pretty tablecloths and luxury bed linens. Inside, there’s a double bedroom with an indoor wood burner, a small kitchenette and a cosy living area, while the spacious outdoor decking has a barbecue and a cool wood-fired bath. Here, you’ll be totally immersed in nature as the yurt is surrounded by a vast woodland area with a Victorian ornamental pond and wild gardens where guests can forage for blackberries, strawberries, and Bath asparagus. For the best wild swimming, be sure to visit Warleigh Weir, which is nearby.

From £145 per night.

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Lakeside Yurt, Cornwall

Located near the pretty town of Porthleven in Cornwall, this beautiful yurt is made for two. Set in five acres of gardens – with a lake, meadow and forest nearby – guests will feel totally secluded. Ideal for outdoorsy types, you can surf the waves on the local beaches and explore the best walking routes in the area. Inside, the yurt has an indoor wood burner to create a cosy atmosphere, a fully stocked kitchen and a free-standing bath. Request a barbecue box so you can sample the best of Cornish produce during you stay or explore the many restaurants and cafés in town – The Mussel Shoal is a must. 

From £105 per night.

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