Make your escape to the glorious Cotswolds all the more memorable by staying at Campden Yurts.
This superbsite on a five-acre smallholding offers exclusive glamping between two gorgeousyurts - perfect for a family adventure in the Gloucestershire countryside.
Campden Yurts is a little piece of pastoral heaven, set onthe edge of the popular market town of Chipping Campden and surrounded byrolling meadows. As well as the two beautiful yurts to discover, you'll find allyou require for a fun family holiday or relaxingmini-break for two, meaning all you need to bring is your clothing, yourgroceries, and yourselves!
The yurts - two 18ft, fully furnished wonders - are largeenough for a family of four or five, depending on how big your little ones are.Marvellously spacious, yet beautifully cosy, waterproof canvas hugs theincredible wooden frame, topped off with a stargazing window above.
A sumptuous king or double bedis perfect for parents, while children can spread out between the two comfyfutons, which double as daytime sofas. Crisp fresh linen, country-stylecushions, snuggly throws and sheepskin rugs add a homely touch, sure to inducesweet dreams all night long.
The touches of home continue with the colourful woven rugs, coffee tables and homemadecake or treat which greet you on arrival. A wood-burning stove heats thewhole yurt, keeping everybody warm if the mercury dips, and a handy two-ringgas hob is ideal for a cup of tea or cafetièreof fresh coffee. For ultimate privacy, each yurt also comes with its ownbathroom, featuring a shower, basin and flushing toilet.
Everything you need to whip up campsite culinary delights isfound in the utility room, including crockery, cutlery and all your pots andpans. This is also where you'll find your own fridge and food storage area, aswell as a microwave and washing-up facilities.
And when it comes to cooking, you're certainly not short ofchoices. For convenience you'll find a gas cooker and hobin the shared cook hut, while traditionalists can cook anything fromsizzling sausages to molten marshmallows on the campfire. And then there's ‘Bob'the cob pizza oven for irresistibly crisp pizzas the whole family will love.
Make your stay even more special whynot indulge and pre-book the ultimate English tradition with a‘Tealivery' - a homemade cream tea brought to your yurt, served on vintagechina. Very refined!
Campden Yurts is also perfect for exploring the plethora ofpretty villages nearby, all exuding chocolate-box Cotwolds charm. Take thechance to visit some of the area's larger towns too, including Broadway,Stratford-upon-Avon, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water.
Children will love a day at The All Things Wild NatureCentre or Countryfile's Adam Henson's CotswoldFarm Park, while a trip on the Gloucester-Warwickshire Railway will beremembered for years to come. And don't miss the opportunity to visit the rangeof National Trust properties nearby, including Snowshill Manor and Gardens,Hidcote Gardens and Hailes Abbey.
Perfect family holidays need three elements: a fantasticlocation with plenty of things to do, beautiful accommodation to keep bothparents and kids happy, and the chance to enjoy the great outdoors and makememories that will last forever. And rest assured, Campden Yurts offers it all.
Things to note
This is a quiet venue so less suited to hen and stagparties, check-in from 4pm, no smoking, no pets permitted, children should be supervisedat all times, parking is available near yurts at entrance of property andwheelbarrows are provided. Minimum booking period is 3 nights (Fri-Mon) and 4 nights (Mon-Fri). Please note, site is closed from October - March.
Tried and tested
"The Yurts are very cosy and spacious and the log burnermakes it extra special and toasty warm. Having your own bathroom facilities isgreat and shower room is so big and roomy. Jane the host couldn't be morefriendly and there for your every need she had baked us a lemon drizzle cakefor when we arrived which was delicious and gave that extra personal touch toour stay."
"First visit to not only Campden but staying in a yurt.Well will definitely be visiting again. Jane was very welcoming and the yurtshad everything you could need. Very comfortable sleeping and thoroughly enjoyedmy early morning cuppa listening to the countryside and sitting in the sun.Heaven! Thank you Jane. Look forward to seeing you again."
"Had the deepest sleep in the wonderful womb-like luxury ofa beautiful yurt. Supreme comfort and stars above - you can't ask for more thanthat! Jane is the perfect host and it felt like a real privilege to wake up insuch magical surroundings."
Region: Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Cost (from): £225 (3 night weekend)
Sleeps: 4-5 per yurt
Minimum stay: 3 nights (weekends)
Property ref: 400
Yurts sleep up to 2 adults and 3 children or 4 adults,double bed, bedding provided, blankets, rugs, private bathroom, shower, basin,flushing toilet, utility/kitchen room, fridge, microwave, crockery, cutlery,pans, storage, solar lighting, 2-ring gas stove, lamps, wood-burningstove, phone charger.
National Trust properties, market towns, museums, galleries,cycling, nature centre, pottery, falconry, walking, horse riding, theatre,golf/mini-golf.
At a glance
- Two fully furnished 18ft yurts on 5-acre smallholding in north Cotswold countryside - the perfect family retreat
- Each sleeps 4-5 (1 double bed; 2 futons)
- Private bathroom with shower and flushing toilet
- Onsite utility room with own fridge and microwave
- Enjoy campfire cooking, or cook in the shared cook hut or pizza oven
- 3-min drive to Chipping Campden; ideally placed for exploring the Cotswolds