Sharpham Tea Garden/Yurt Accom
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Yurt | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Sharpham Tea Garden and Yurt Accommodation, set in the small hamlet of Sharpham on the beautiful Somerset levels situated next door to the RSPB Ham Wall Nature Reserve and on the No 3 Cycle Route, A perfect place for those who enjoy birdwatching, cycling or walking, or wish to have a base to explore the stunning County of Somerset and all that it has to offer. Our authentic Mongolian yurt with hand-painted door and crown offers comfortable beds, linen can be provided, a log burner for those chilly evenings, BBQ, shower, kitchenette and garden with superb views to Glastonbury Tor
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Burnham-on-Sea 20 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 25 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Authentic Mongolian Yurt5
Sheeps felt lining to keep cool in summer and warm in winter
Centre hand-painted crown offering great views to the stars at night
Windows with mosquito nets built in
furnished with comfortable bed and futon bed
|Further details outdoors|
Set in tranquil garden
Superb countryside views
Good quality locally sourced food available from Tea Room during opening hours
Sunday Roasts provided - pre-booking necessary
Basket of logs provided
The West Country region
Sharpham is based on the Avalon Marshes which is part of the Somerset levels.. It is a tranquil place steeped in history, archaeology, wildlife and atmosphere. The Avalon Marshes contain a mixture of older habitats including wet woodland, grazing and fens. Newer habitats such as reedbed and open water have been formed from reclaiming the old peat workings. Sharpham is one of the largest yet least populated Avalon Marshes parishes. With the introduction of mechanical peat extraction the landscape has been transformed from one of isolated small holdings to peat works and diverse wildlife habitats.
Close to the town of Glastonbury famous for its Abbey, Tor and spirituality - always well worth a visit
A couple of miles from Clarks Village for those who like retail therapy
Near to the beautiful City of Wells, visit the witch at Wookey Hole, explore Cheddar Caves or visit the seaside resort of Burnham on Sea, Brean or Western-Super-Mare.
Alternatively spend time just exploring the Ham Wall Nature Reserve home to Otters and Bitterns and much more and other Nature Reserves that are close by
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20 Nov 2012
"Too close to nature for comfort"
The owners were very welcoming, It is in a wonderful location. We booked the yurt to watch the Glastonbury Carnival and is ideally situated for this, but we chose to stay on the coldest night of the… More
12 Aug 2012
"Getting close to nature the yurting way."
Family of Mum, Dad, Teenager (15) and young lad (5).
Wanted a week away from work, e-mail, phones etc. This holiday gave us all that and more.
Very close to a superb conservation area 'Ham Wall', where we walked early most mornings to spot the Bittern and Great Egrets that nest in the area. All very flat walks, so no problems with mobility issues, if you can take bikes then there are great tracks to explore.
The site is close to Glastonbury with all it's mystical connotations.
Very impressed with the Glastonbury Abbey ruins, I had no idea of it's existence or importance in times of yore.
Ebor Gorge and Cheddar are both well worth the time to go see, the first being free.
A little further, we went to Brean Sands, the sea is miles away at low tide, so loads of castle construction opportunities.
The yurt share kitchen and lavatory facilities and an impressive shower room.
Carolyn and Mark, the proprietors are both very friendly and informative and will do any thing to keep the campers happy.
The tea room is open to the public most days but is in no way a hindrance, just more people to chat to, and the optional breakfasts are delicious!
In all a really laid back holiday. Thank you Carolyn and Mark.
28 Jun 2012
"What an wonderful experience,didnt want to come home!!!"
I wanted to take my husband away for a few days for his birthday and wanted to try something a little different. I chose Sharpham tea gardens and yurts and what a fantastic experience. A warm welcome … More
14 May 2012
"A magical experrience in a magical part of the world"
As part of our 25th wedding anniverary year we really wanted to try something a little out of the ordinary and different - our short stay here certainly didn't disappoint. On arrival we were warm… More
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